• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, forward Henrik Zetterberg return from injuries to face Capitals

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have two key players back in the lineup, and are hoping a third returns soon.

Jimmy Howard started Friday night against Washington, coming back from a four-game absence after hurting his left knee for a second time this season. He is one of three goaltenders on the U.S. Olympic roster.

Forward Henrik Zetterberg faced the Capitals after missing two games with a back injury. He will be Sweden's captain at the Sochi Games.

Red Wings general manager Ken Holland says he hopes forward Pavel Datsyuk will play at least one game within the next week. Datsyuk has missed 12 games with a lower-body injury. The captain of Russia's team has vowed he will be healthy enough to go for gold in his home country.

More Stories

New York Islanders sell minority stake of team to Capitals co-owner, London-based investor

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former...

Red Wings hire assistant coaches Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer to join Mike Babcock's staff

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have hired assistant coaches Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer. The...

Capitals sign forward Nathan Walker, 1st Australian player to be drafted by an NHL team

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have signed forward Nathan Walker, the first Australian...

NHL free-agent defenceman Cory Sarich injured in cycling accident; extent of injuries unclear

DENVER - Free-agent NHL defenceman Cory Sarich is recovering in a Calgary hospital after a...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Which of last season's playoff teams is most likely to miss the 2015 post-season?


















Contests

Our Partners