Jimmy Howard Injury: Updates on Red Wings Goalie’s Groin and Return

January 10th, 2015 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

Jimmy Howard left Detroit's January 10 game vs. Washington with a groin injury and has been diagnosed with a slight tear. Howard has been placed on injured reserve. He's expected to miss 2-4 weeks with the injury.

Continue for updates.

Howard Out 2-4 Weeks Tuesday, Jan. 13 Brendan Savage of MLive.com reported Howard's timeline:


Previously, Mike Babcock confirmed that Jimmy Howard would miss this year's All Star Game, per the Associated Press via ESPN.com.


Howard Has Slight Groin Tear, Placed on IR Sunday, Jan. 11 Helene St. James of MLive.com reported on Jimmy Howard's status after his injury on Saturday:

Savage added additional details about the next step for the goalie:

Goaltender Jimmy Howard will undergo another medical test to determine the severity of the groin injury he suffered Saturday night in Washington. Howard underwent an MRI Sunday afternoon and general manager Ken Holland told MLive in a text message that team doctors want an ultrasound performed Monday "so we have a better read on his injury.

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