Gustavsson will miss about two months with a dislocated shoulder.
Gustavsson dislocated his shoulder on the game winning goal in Wednesday’s overtime loss to the Rangers. With Gustavsson out, Petr Mrazek has been recalled and will be Jimmy Howard’s backup for the next eight weeks.
Gustavsson will miss a few weeks with a separated left shoulder.
Gustavsson injured his shoulder on the Rangers’ overtime game winning goal by Derrick Brassard. Gustavsson’s injury will give 22-year-old Petr Mrazek a chance with the Red Wings for the next couple of weeks.
Gustavsson allowed three goals on 16 shots in the Red Wings 4-2 loss to the Flyers on October 25th. Detroit badly outplayed Philly, but The Monster could not close the door. He is 1-1-0 with a 1.45 GAA, .935 SV% and one shutout in two starts. He makes for an OK spot-start tonight, but he probably won't get too much goal support, Detroit is struggling to find twine.
Gustavsson stopped all 30 shots he faced in a 1-0 overtime win over the Maple Leafs last Saturday. He gets the call tonight in Philadelphia, an arena the Red Wings have not won in since game 2 of the 1997 Stanley Cup Finals. However, Detroit is playing good hockey right now so he makes for a nice spot-start option.
The Red Wings have a home-and-home series with the Maple Leafs this weekend and Jimmy Howard is starting on Friday so 'The Monster' will take on his former team on Saturday at The Joe. Gustavsson was 16-5-4 with a 2.63 GAA and .907 SV% last season.
Gustavsson likely to make his season debut on Saturday.
The Red Wings have a home-and-home series with the Maple Leafs this weekend and Jimmy Howard is starting on Friday so it looks like 'The Monster' will take on his former team on Saturday at The Joe. Gustavsson was 16-5-4 with a 2.63 GAA and .907 SV% last season.
The Red Wings have agreed to terms with goaltender Jonas Gustavsson on a one-year contract extension worth $1.85 million.
Gustavsson has spent the last two seasons as the Red Wings back-up while earning $1.5 million. He gets a raise heading into 2014-15 after turning in a 16-5-4 record with a 2.65 GAA and .907 SV%. Jimmy Howard is the Red Wings clear number-1, but The Monster was as steady a number-2 as there was last season. Should Howie struggle again next season, Gustavsson's fantasy value will once again be on the rise.
After Howard was a very late scratch on Thursday, the Monster gets another crack at the Bruins. Despite losing Game 4, it's tough to put any blame on goaltending and the Wings should have a good opportunity to win with Gustavsson in net.
Gustavsson allowed five goals on 26 shots in a loss to the Canadiens on Saturday. The win snapped a three-game winning streak for The Monster. The Wings need one point to clinch a playoff spot, but it won't come easy tonight in Pittsburgh.
Gustavsson will start for the Red Wings on Saturday.
Gustavsson stopped 26 of 28 shots in a 3-2 win over the Lightning last Sunday. Jimmy Howard has really turned things around lately, which has limited The Monster's starts. However, Gustavsson has been solid when called upon this season, going 16-4-3 with a 2.53 GAA and .912 SV% in 24 starts. He made 30 saves in a 4-1 win over Montreal the only time he faced them this season.
Gustavsson allowed four goals on 25 shots in a win over the Devils on March 7. He has not played in the last 12 games, but will start in a crucial game tonight vs. the Lightning. The Monster is 15-4-3 with a 2.54 GAA and.912 SV% this season. He makes for a reasonable Sunday spot-start.
Gustavsson (groin) will return as Jimmy Howard's backup Thursday.
Gustavsson has missed the last five games with a groin injury, but will return to his back-up role tonight. The Red Wings are going to lean on Jimmy Howard down the stretch, but should he falter, Gustavsson will be there to pick up the slack.