He expects to return soon.
Gustavsson, 1-1-1 with a 2.29 goals-against average in three games, hasn't played since Nov. 5 because of a dislocated left shoulder.
Gustavson made his season debut with Jimmy Howard getting some rest.
The 29-year-old Gustavsson went 16-5-4 during 27 appearances while backing up Jimmy Howard last season. He posted a 2.63 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage. Gustavsson started two games during Detroit's first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins. The Swede also played with the Red Wings during the 2012-13 season. Gustavsson spent three seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs and has represented his home country at the Olympics.