Jimmy Howard’s cat-quick reflexes in net and easygoing nature out of it are big reasons the Detroit Red Wings are on a roll.
At the end of the second period, some of us in Detroit wondered if this was going to be the night.
Nick Bonino scored for Anaheim on a second-period power play — 18 seconds after Detroit’s Justin Abdelkader was ejected for a violent hit on Toni Lydman — and the Ducks went on to a 4-0 victory Saturday night to take a 2-1 series lead over the Red Wings in the Western Conference playoffs.
He picked a bad night to give up an “air hockey” goal and a whiff on clearing attempt.
While some players may not like to admit it, Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard isn’t shy about checking the standings and out-of-town scoreboard as the Red Wings fight to extend their 21-season playoff streak.
The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with goalie Jimmy Howard on a $31.8 million, six-year contract.
The Red Wings and goaltender Jimmy Howard are near an agreement that would keep him off the free-agent market this summer.
It’s always good to get a chance to catch up with the Wings number one goalie as the playoffs coming close.
There is lots of talk about how the Red Wings are lacking defensively.
Jimmy Howard made 22 saves, and Jakub Kindl and Cory Emmerton scored in the second period to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 on Thursday night.