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Jimmy Howard | Goalie

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/26/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 218
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Jimmy Howard was pulled after allowing three goals on 10 shots in the first period of a 6-4 loss to San Jose on Thursday night.
Howard did not give up the game-winner, thus was given a no-decision on the night. It was a wild evening as the teams combined for five goals in the first period, none in the second, then five more in the third. Howard's record is 21-12-10 this season with a .911 save percentage and 2.45 goals against average. Mar 27 - 12:37 AM

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Jimmy Howard will be back in goal for Detroit on Thursday.

He struggled in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to Arizona, but coach Mike Babcock is showing him some faith. "The bottom line is he played two good games, couldn't keep it out of our net last game," said the Wings bench boss. "He gets an opportunity to go again today."
Mar 26 - 3:41 PM

Coach Mike Babcock didn't sound pleased with Jimmy Howard after Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to Arizona.

"We did tons of good things, but we were chasing the game all night long," the Wings bench boss said. "We gave up two penalty-kill goals and I thought our PK was outstanding. We gave up too many goals any way you look at it. ... The puck can't go in your net five times and you expect to win in the NHL. Not good enough." Howard's poor outing may result in Petr Mrazek getting the nod on Thursday against San Jose.
Mar 25 - 9:04 AM

Jimmy Howard made just 17 saves in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Coyotes.

Howard simply wasn't very good, allowing several goals he must be able to stop. Including the winner in which Marc Arcobello was able to draw Howard out of position for the otherwise simple score. The loss drops Howard's record to 20-12-10 with .912 save percentage and a 2.40 GAA.
Mar 25 - 2:33 AM

Jimmy Howard has already been nominated as the starter against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.

Howard brings a 20-12-9 record with a .914 save percentage and a 2.37 GAA through 44 games this season. He's had a tough March through six starts, going 1-4-1 with 19 goals against. Including seven to lowly Philadelphia on March 14. Howard is 8-3-2 with 26 goals against versus the Coyotes franchise over 13 career starts.
Mar 22 - 8:43 PM

Jimmy Howard stopped 23 of 24 shots in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over St. Louis.

Howard came into this game on a personal three-game losing streak. The 30-year-old improves his record to 21-12-9 and he has now given up two goals or less in back-to-back games. Howard was named the game's third star for his effort. The Red Wings sit third in the Atlantic Division behind Montreal and Tampa Bay.
Mar 22 - 3:11 PM

Jimmy Howard will get the start in Sunday afternoon's game against St. Louis.

The 30-year-old has a 20-12-9 record with a 2.37 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage in 46 games this season. He is coming off a loss to Tampa Bay on Friday in which he allowed just two goals on 31 shots.
Mar 22 - 11:51 AM

Jimmy Howard allowed two goals on 31 shots in Detroit's 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Friday night.

Tampa Bay's last goal (scored by Steven Stamkos) was scored into an empty net. Howard has now lost three straight decisions and he has allowed a whopping 12 goals during the losing streak. The 30-year-old has a 20-12-9 record with a 2.37 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage this season. Despite his recent struggles, Howard played a solid game on Friday and was named the game's third start for his effort.
Mar 20 - 10:32 PM

Jimmy Howard will be in goal for Friday's game against Tampa Bay.

Coach Mike Babcock said that Petr Mrazek will get the nod on Thursday versus Florida. Howard will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing against Philadelphia last Saturday when he allowed seven goals on 36 shots.
Mar 18 - 10:33 AM

Saturday was a rough one for Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, as he suffered through a 7-2 loss against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

Howard's record drops to 20-11-9 with a .913 save percentage in 2014-15.
Mar 14 - 4:19 PM

Jimmy Howard will get the start in goal against the Flyers Saturday afternoon.

Believe it or not, it will be Howard's first career start in Philadelphia. Howard is coming off a 3-1 loss to Columbus and will be looking to make amends after stopping only 23 shots in that contest. Overall, he has a 20-10-9 record with a .917 save percentage and a 2.27 goals-against average.
Mar 14 - 8:51 AM

Jimmy Howard allowed three goals on 26 shots in a 3-1 loss to Columbus on Thursday.

He faced only one shot in the third period, but the Red Wings couldn't get one behind Sergei Bobrovsky to cut into the Blue Jackets' lead. Howard's record fell to 20-10-9 on the year. He has a .917 save percentage and a 2.27 goals-against average.
Mar 13 - 10:17 AM

Jimmy Howard will get the start in Thursday's game against Columbus.

The 30-year-old has won three of his last four starts. He has a 20-9-9 record with a 2.25 goals-against-average and a .917 save percentage this season. He is 1-0-1 against Columbus this season and he hasn't allowed a goal in either game (he lost a 1-0 game in a shootout).
Mar 12 - 5:55 PM

Goalie Jimmy Howard registered 36 saves against the Edmonton Oilers in the Red Wings' 5-2 triumph in Detroit Monday night.

Howard made several remarkable saves in this one. He provided the spark for the Wings when they needed it early in the game. Detroit was outshot 9-0 before getting its first shot on goal 9:21 into the game and trailed 1-0 after the first period. Howard is 12-1-2 against the Oilers in his career. With Monday's win, Howard improved his season record to 20-9-9. His goals-against average is 2.25 and his save percentage, .917. He's enjoying a very good season and if you have him as your fantasy goalie, he's a keeper. If you're playing in one-night fantasy games, Howard is a viable option on almost any night.
Mar 9 - 11:41 PM

Jimmy Howard will get the start in net Monday night against the Edmonton Oilers.

Howard was supposed to receive a day off Sunday versus the Bruins, but ended up playing the entire third period after Jonas Gustavsson was injured due to an undisclosed injury. Howard will be back in net for Monday’s tilt with the Oilers; a team he has performed superbly against in the past. In 14 career starts against Edmonton, the Detroit netminder has posted an 11-1-2 record, 1.88 goals-against-average, and .927 save percentage with two shutouts. Expect more of the same from Howard Monday night.
Mar 9 - 5:32 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Darren Helm
3Riley Sheahan
4Stephen Weiss
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Erik Cole
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
6Daniel Cleary
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tomas Jurco
4Joakim Andersson
5Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Marek Zidlicky
3Danny DeKeyser
4Jonathan Ericsson
5Kyle Quincey
6Brendan Smith
7Jakub Kindl
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Petr Mrazek