DETROIT (AP) — Wings lock up Howard for another season.

 

MONTREAL, QC – MARCH 12: Goaltender Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on against the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 12, 2019 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

 

The Detroit Red Wings have signed goalie Jimmy Howard to a $4 million, one-year contract extension.

The deal keeps Howard in the fold for next season. The 34-year-old Howard has played for the Red Wings his whole NHL career. He’s third on the franchise’s career list in wins (240) and fourth in shutouts (24).

 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 19: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes the second period save on Vinni Lettieri #95 of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on March 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

 

Howard played in his 500th career game on Feb. 14 and was named to the NHL All-Star game for the third time in his career this season.

Howard is 19-20-5 this season with a 3.05 goals-against average.

 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 19: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on March 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Red Wings announced his extension Wednesday.

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