Jimmy Howard explains decision for retirement and discusses future plans

It’s the end of an era in the Motor City, as former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard officially announced his retirement, and thanked the fans of the city on his social media account. He’s the third winningest goaltender in franchise history, behind only Chris Osgood and Terry Sawchuck. In 14 seasons, he compiled a … Read more

Jimmy Howard takes to Instagram, sends message to Detroit Red Wings’ fans

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A little over a week ago, a report surfaced that former Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard had decided to hang up his skates after 14 seasons in the NHL. Well, on Thursday, Howard made it official by taking to Instagram to announce his decision to retire and to thank the Red Wings organization and … Read more

Jimmy Howard says no thanks to Ken Holland’s invitation to play for Oilers

Former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard has reportedly made the decision to call it a career after 543 career NHL games, all spent with Detroit. And according to a report, he turned down an invitation to extend his career from an old friend. Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland, who spent decades in Detroit … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard to retire

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It’s been a great career for former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard. The veteran of 543 career NHL games, all with Detroit, will reportedly be officially hanging up the skates: Elliotte Friedman is reporting that Jimmy Howard is going to retire. @FriedgeHNIC — George Malik (@georgemalik) January 17, 2021 His 246 career victories are … Read more

The door may have just opened for Jimmy Howard to reunite with Ken Holland

Former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard remains an unrestricted free agent after GM Steve Yzerman made the decision last offseason to not offer the veteran netminder a new contract. The 2020-21 NHL Season kicked off earlier this week, and so far, Howard is still watching games on television rather than playing in them. Did … Read more

The 3 possible destinations for former Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard

The Detroit Red Wings decided to close the curtains on a decade-long era, announcing last month that goaltender Jimmy Howard officially would not be offered a contract. Embed from Getty Images Despite having to endure the poorest statistical season of his NHL career last year with the Red Wings, Howard stated that he has no … Read more

Jimmy Howard, who won’t return to Red Wings, posts emotional message to fans

It was officially the end of an era in the Motor City when GM Steve Yzerman announced that veteran goaltender Jimmy Howard will not be offered a new contract, thus ending his tenure with the only NHL team he’s ever suited up for. Embed from Getty Images Howard, who was drafted by Detroit in 2003 … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman may have to settle for Jimmy Howard 2.0

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With the 2020 NHL Draft in the books, Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman will now look to the free-agent market to complete his roster for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Embed from Getty Images One position Yzerman will be taking a long look at is goaltender, as the Red Wings’ GM has already announced that … Read more

6 Free agent goaltenders Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman should consider

On Thursday, Detroit Red Wings‘ GM Steve Yzerman met with the media and he made it double official that he will not be offering long-time Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard a contract for the 2020-21 season. Embed from Getty Images During the presser, Yzerman said he will be looking at available free agent goalies to … Read more

Steve Yzerman reveals how he will address Red Wings’ goaltending situation

As was previously reported, was once again confirmed by Steve Yzerman on Thursday. The Detroit Red Wings will not offer a contract to goaltender, Jimmy Howard. The question is, how will Yzerman replace Howard? Will he stay in house since the team is still multiple years away from contending, or will he look to the … Read more

Flashback: Jimmy Howard’s mask pays tribute to Flint, MI native and 9/11 hero

As we reflect on the somber memory of the horrific terrorist attacks that shook the nation 19 years ago today on September 11, 2001, it’s always appropriate to remember the many heroes who selflessly sacrificed their lives in the name of saving others. However, not every hero was a law enforcement official, firefighter, or first … Read more

Why G Jacob Markstrom would be the ideal target for the Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings and GM Steve Yzerman are rumored to be looking from the outside in to bring aboard additional goaltending help, as they’re not expected to retain long-tenured net minder Jimmy Howard. And while there will be a bevy of options for the team to choose from when the NHL season comes to … Read more

Potential Red Wings free-agent target Robin Lehner makes spectacular save during 5-on-3 PK (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings have been linked to goaltender Robin Lehner in the past when the aforementioned visited with them in the summer of 2018 prior to his decision to ultimately sign with the New York Islanders. Currently with the Vegas Golden Knights after a trade-deadline move from the Chicago Blackhawks, Lehner could very well … Read more

Should Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman swing a trade for a goaltender?

The Detroit Red Wings are going to have plenty of cap space to work with when the 2020 offseason officially gets underway following the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs tournament. And one of the positions that the team will be looking to add to is between the pipes. Long-tenured goaltender Jimmy Howard, who unfortunately suffered through … Read more