Wings recall Joey MacDonald
Veteran goalie to back-up Howard vs. Caps
MacDonald is available to play in tonight’s game when the Red Wings play host to the Washington Capitals (7:30 p.m. EDT on FOX Sports Detroit and 97.1 The Ticket).
MacDonald, 31, has appeared in 10 games for the Red Wings this season, posting a 3-4-1 record with a 2.47 goals-against average and .910 save percentage.
The Pictou, NS, native has played in 82 career NHL games for the Boston Bruins (7), New York Islanders (51), Toronto Maple Leafs (6) and Red Wings (18).