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Jimmy Howard

6' 1"
218 lbs
Mar 26, 1984
Syracuse, NY, United States
2003 - round 2, 64th overall by Det
2014-15 Regular Season
14 5 2.05 .922 2

Detroit placed Howard on short-term injured reserve Tuesday, and he returned Saturday.

The Detroit goaltender hadn't played since Dec. 19 because of a groin injury.

Howard lost another shootout Tuesday.

Howard made 29 saves before falling to 1-6 in tiebreakers this season. "What I don't like is Howie stood on his head and leaves the rink feeling like he didn't win," coach Mike Babcock said. "They don't have a home run derby at the end of a tied ballgame, because it doesn't make any sense."

Howard made 28 saves for his 19th career shutout Tuesday.

This was nice bounce back for Howard, who allowed a season-high four goals two days earlier versus Montreal.

Howard made 23 saves in Friday's 4-1 win at Toronto.

Howard improved to 2-1-1 with a 1.72 GAA in the early going. He could be in for a big season if his first four games are any indication.

Howard has a groin injury and was placed on a 48-hour goalie injured reserve, according to MLive.

The injury isn't considered serious, and Howard could be available against Montreal on Tuesday.

Howard made 23 saves Saturday.

Howard faces the Bruins again in his next start after he beat them in the opener.

Data provided by STATS LLC.

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