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Jimmy Howard | Goalie | #35

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (33) / 3/26/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 218
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 2 (64) / DET
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Jimmy Howard picked up the final win at Joe Louis Arena in a 4-1 victory over St. Louis on Sunday.
Howard snapped a three-game slump and improved to 10-11-1 this season with a 2.10 goals against average and .927 save percentage. The 33-year-old played well in his limited action. Apr 10 - 12:55 AM

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Jimmy Howard will get the start Sunday against the Devils in the last game at Joe Louis Arena.

Petr Mrazec started and lost against Montreal Saturday night so coach Jeff Blashill likely set Sunday up for Howard start. The veteran is coming off a 2-0 loss to Ottawa on Tuesday.
Apr 9 - 9:46 AM

Jimmy Howard allowed two goals on 24 shots in a 2-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators.

Karlsson beat Howard from a tough angle that the American netminder would likely like to have back. Howard has now dropped three straight in goal for the Red Wings, giving up 11 goals during that span. His record drops to 9-11-1 on the season with a 2.15 goals against average and .926 save percentage.
Apr 4 - 10:38 PM

Jimmy Howard will get the start in Tuesday's game against Ottawa.

Howard has dropped each of his last two starts and he's given up nine goals in the process. He has a 9-10-1 record with a 2.16 goals-against-average and a .927 save percentage this season.
Apr 4 - 6:30 PM

Jimmy Howard blocked 22 of 27 shots in a 5-4 loss to Toronto Saturday night.

Howard was handed his second loss in a row when he let in two late third period goals within 1:17 of each other. Before these two shots, Detroit rallied to tie the game at 3-3. Howard is 4-3-0 since returning from injured reserves on March 10. Saturday night’s .815 was drastically lower than his season mark of.932.
Apr 2 - 12:27 AM

Jimmy Howard will be in net against Toronto on Saturday.

Howard has played well in his six games since returning from injury, posting a 4-2 record with a .925 save percentage and just 13 goals against.
Apr 1 - 12:51 PM

Jimmy Howard stopped 28 of 32 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.

A tough task for any goaltender playing behind a team on their third game in as many nights. Howard faced a steady dose of shots and saw his team be outshot 22-9 after two periods. The Hurricanes jumped out to a 3-0 lead and the Red Wings didn't have enough gas to get back into it. The loss drops Howard's record to 9-9-1 on the year with a 2.02 goals against average and a .932 save percentage.
Mar 28 - 10:04 PM

Jimmy Howard will start Tuesday night versus Carolina.

He has won his last three contests, while surrendering just four goals. Howard has posted a 9-8-1 record this campaign with a 1.91 goals-against average and a .935 save percentage.
Mar 28 - 5:06 PM

Jimmy Howard's strong play this season has complicated the Red Wings' decision when it comes to the expansion draft.

Howard missed significant chunks of the 2016-17 campaign due to injury, but when he's been healthy he's posted a 1.91 GAA and .935 save percentage in 22 games. Petr Mrazek, meanwhile, has struggled with a 2.99 GAA and .901 save percentage in 46 contests. The Red Wings can only protect one of the two in the expansion draft though and while Howard has had the better season, at the age of 25 Mrazek can still be regarded as the more viable long-term option. It'll be interesting to see how Detroit handles this situation.
Mar 27 - 9:53 AM

Jimmy Howard kicked out 24 of 26 shots in a 3-2 overtime win versus Minnesota on Sunday.

Howard has won three straight games and four of his last five starts. He has a 9-8-1 record this season.
Mar 26 - 3:26 PM

Jimmy Howard will probably be Detroit's starter against Minnesota Sunday afternoon.

It has not been confirmed but Howard is coming off a very fine 35-save, 2-1 win over Montreal and, although it wasn't his fault, Petr Mrazek lost his last start 2-1 in OT to Tampa. Detroit has been rotating their goaltenders down the stretch and it is Howard's turn if that continues. Plus, Howard has as lifetime 12-3-3 record and 2.18 GAA against the Wild. The game starts at 12:30 pm so check back with us early to confirm Sunday's starter.
Mar 26 - 10:01 AM

Jimmy Howard stopped 35 of 36 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 OT win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Howard nearly came up with a shutout, but Montreal's Artturi Lehkonen beat him with less than 2:30 remaining in the third period to tie the game at 1-1. Thankfully for Howard, his team came up with a dominant performance in the overtime period and they eventually came away with a win. Howard now has an 8-8-1 record with a 1.91 goals-against-average and a .935 save percentage this season.
Mar 21 - 11:04 PM

Jimmy Howard will tend net on Tuesday against Montreal.

The veteran netminder has been very good in three games since returning from a knee injury. He's 2-1 with just six goals against on 79 combined shots. Al Montoya will be in Montreal's net, for what it's worth.
Mar 21 - 5:31 PM

Jimmy Howard was stellar in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Avalanche.

Howard stopped 23 of 24 shots in the effort. Aside from losing most of the campaign to injury, Howard has been sensational this season. He's 7-8-1 in 20 games with a 1.97 GAA and a .933 save percentage.
Mar 18 - 4:32 PM

The Red Wings have tabbed Jimmy Howard for Saturday's match against Colorado.

He's 1-1 since returning from injury over two games with five goals against on 55 combined shots.
Mar 18 - 12:24 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Frans Nielsen
3Dylan Larkin
4Luke Glendening
LW1Tomas Tatar
2Darren Helm
3Anthony Mantha
4Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Andreas Athanasiou
3Justin Abdelkader
4Riley Sheahan
5Johan Franzen
6Joe Vitale
D1Mike Green
2Danny DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Xavier Ouellet
5Niklas Kronwall
6Ryan Sproul
7Nick Jensen
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard