Red Wings Off-season Preview: Goalies

Since being eliminated from the playoffs little more than a week ago, the Detroit Red Wings front office has been hard at work preparing for the off season. With 9 of the 24 players who were regular members of the Red Wings roster this season entering unrestricted free agency, there is plenty of work to be done.

Over the next week or so, I will take on each component of the Wings lineup, from goaltending, to defense, to the forwards. Today, we’ll look at who Ken Holland and Co. will turning to as a backup for starter Jimmy Howard.

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So, about that Troy Passingham business…

You can forget all about that. The Wings have decided to put Osgood back on long term injured reserve, so that they could recall Joey MacDonald from Grand Rapids. Sorry to get your hopes up about being involved in an NHL game, Troy. Thanks for everything. Interesting note though, with the Passingham signing, that makes … Read more