Report: Red Wings giving Jimmy Howard one-year extension
Posted: 10:26 PM, Mar 19, 2019
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PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 27: Detroit Red Wings Goalie Jimmy Howard (35) prepares for action before the second period in the NHL game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Detroit Red Wings on December 27, 2018, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA. (Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(WXYZ) — Jimmy Howard's name was in rumors at the trade deadline.
Ultimately, he remained with the Red Wings. Now, he'll be returning next season, too.
The Red Wings are set to announce a one-year extension with Howard, according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press,
Dan Rosen of NHL.com, and Kevin Weekes of NHL Network.
Howard was Detroit's representative at the All-Star Game this season. He has a .907 save percentage and 3.07 goals against average and is 18-20-5 in 47 games, including 45 starts, this season.
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