Red Wings thank Jimmy Howard with tribute video, who won’t return to team (VIDEO)

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It’s the end of an era in the Motor City.

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Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman confirmed that goaltender Jimmy Howard will not return to the team after over a decade in the Winged Wheel.

“I’ve spoken with Jimmy Howard and we are not going to offer him a contract prior to the free-agency period,” Yzerman explained today. “We will look at the free agency market for a goaltender.”

Afterwards, the Red Wings publicly thanked Howard with a special social media post:

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