Gustavsson has won once this year and made four starts.
Gustavsson likely won't be between the pipes when the Wings and Jackets hook up again Sunday.
Gustavsson is now 1-0-1 with a 1.80 GAA in three appearances. He could prove plenty valuable if anything were to happen to Jimmy Howard.
Gustavsson, who has played a total of 68 minutes with Detroit this season, could make his first start for the Wings on Thursday.
Gustavsson was signed by the Red Wings in July and has appeared in one game for them this season. He's been out with a groin injury.
Gustavsson played for Toronto last season and won a team-high 17 games with a team-low 2.92 goals-against average. He was 39-45 with a 2.98 GAA over three seasons with the Maple Leafs. The 27-year-old Swede will be Jimmy Howard's backup in Detroit. Ty Conklin and Joey MacDonald split time as No. 2 goalies for the Red Wings last season.
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