The rise and fall of Jimmy Howard, who will not return to Red Wings

The news that many Detroit Red Wings fans were wanting to hear was confirmed earlier this week by GM Steve Yzerman, who officially announced that Jimmy Howard’s tenure in the Motor City was finished. Embed from Getty Images And unfortunately, he may have a hard time landing another NHL gig. The veteran goaltender struggled at … Read more

3 Tight ends from Michigan schools named to Mackey Award watch list

The third preseason watch list for college football that was made public was the John Mackey Award watch list. The Mackey Award is given to the nation’s best tight end. This year’s crop of players features three players from Michigan-based programs in Division I. TE Tyrone Wheatley Jr. has been named to the Mackey Award … Read more

WATCH: CMU tight end Ty Conklin makes incredible one-handed touchdown grab

Remember kids, hand-eye coordination is key when being successful in sports. It’s all part of the fundamentals. Just ask Central Michigan Chippewas tight end Ty Conklin. Conklin and his Chippewas defeated Ohio 27-20 on Tuesday MACtion night to pick up their sixth win of the season and end a three-game losing streak. They are now bowl … Read more

Red Wings news: Newest jersey numbers are here!

The Detroit Red Wings announced the jersey numbers that their three off-season acquisitions will be wearing this season, as well as two players who decided to switch numbers from what they’d previously worn with the team. Check out the newest #RedWings' jersey numbers! #LGRW pic.twitter.com/x3laocN59F — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 31, 2016 Frans Nielsen … Read more

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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