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Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard hurts knee in practice and will miss at least 1 game

Wednesday, 12.11.2013 / 5:25 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard hurts knee in practice and will miss at least 1 game

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard was injured a knee in practice Wednesday.

That led to the Red Wings recalling Petr Mrazek from the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins and putting forward Henrik Zetterberg on long-term injured reserve.

The Red Wings have ruled Howard out for Thursday night's game at Tampa Bay and plan to reevaluate him Friday in Detroit.

Zetterberg hasn't played since Dec. 1 because of a back injury and is eligible to return Dec. 28 against Florida.

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