Category: ‘Goalies’

Detroit Red Wings Officially Part Ways with Former First Round Pick
July 2nd, 2013 at 6:18 PM
When the Detroit Red Wings drafted Tom McCollum in the first round in 2008, he was considered the goalie of the future. But McCollum never panned out, and he will look for a gig elsewhere now as the Wings have chosen to not give the restricted free agent a qualifying offer....

Detroit Red Wings, Jimmy Howard Agree to Contract Extension
April 16th, 2013 at 9:06 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have inked goaltender Jimmy Howard to a six-year, $31.8 million contract extension. Howard was set to become an unrestricted free agent at season's end. The deal will keep him in Detroit through 2018-19. “To be able to be drafted by the Wings when I was 18 and still...

Down on the Farm: Mrazek Called up to Griffins, Pearce Sent to Toledo
October 31st, 2012 at 2:08 PM
The Grand Rapids Griffins have called up goaltender Petr Mrazek from the ECHL's Toledo Walleye. Mrazek, a fifth-round draft pick of the Detroit Red Wings in the 2010 NHL Draft, posted a 2-1 record with a 2.02 GAA and a .944 save percentage with the Walleye. He will make his AHL...

Is Thomas McCollum on His Way Out the Door?
September 2nd, 2012 at 2:56 PM
When Thomas McCollum was drafted in the first round of the NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings in 2008, some thought that he would be a potential successor in goal to Chris Osgood. Four years later, the native of Amherst, New York is now battling just to remain with the...

Jonas Gustavsson Looks to Add Stability, Depth
August 30th, 2012 at 12:27 AM
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard has quickly become one of the best at his position. Alas, even the best netminders need someone to step in for them in the event of rest, injury, or a family need. The latter two happened to Howard last season, as he missed time with...