March 20, 2019 | 1:30pm ET
HOWARD INKS 1-YEAR EXTENSION WITH DETROIT
Jimmy Howard, goalie
The Detroit Red Wings have signed goaltender Jimmy Howard to a one-year contract extension worth a base salary of $4 million.
Howard’s new deal includes $1.1 million playoff bonuses on top of his base salary, and the contract does not include any no-trade protection.
The 34-year-old has posted a 19-20-5 record in 48 games with the Red Wings so far this season, along with a 3.05 goals-against-average and a .908 save percentage.
Howard ranks among Detroit’s franchise leaders with 509 games played (3rd among goalies), 240 wins (3rd) and 24 shutouts (4th), alongside a career 240-171-68 record, 2.54 goals-against average and 0.914 save percentage.
Currently in his 13th season with the Red Wings, Howard was originally a second-round draft pick (64th overall) of Detroit in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, made his NHL debut in 2005-06 and played his first full season in 2009-10 to earn a spot on the 2010 NHL All-Rookie Team.