It’s the end of an era in the Motor City.
“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:
Always a Red Wing. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/XNNXIk0JJe
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) October 1, 2020