Red Wings

Howard Penciled In To Start Sunday

View Comments
DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 23:  Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings slides across the crease as Jason Arnott #44 of the St. Louis Blues hits the post on this scoring attempt during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on January 23, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – JANUARY 23: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings slides across the crease as Jason Arnott #44 of the St. Louis Blues hits the post on this scoring attempt during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on January 23, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings Central
Shop for Red Wings Gear
Buy Red Wings Tickets

NHL Scoreboard
NHL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

Starting goaltender Jimmy Howard is close to returning from a broken right index finger sustained on Feb. 2. Coach Mike Babcock has penciled him in to start Sunday against San Jose, and didn’t rule out the possibility that he could return Friday vs. Nashville. Howard said he is feeling much better after taking shots in practice several days in a row. Howard, who said his conditioning is fine, will play with a regular stick, not the one with the notch cut out for his finger, which he had been using.

Click HERE for the full story from CBSSports.com

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,974 other followers