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Wings re-sign MacDonald

Veteran goalie receives two-year contract

Monday, 07.11.2011 / 11:23 AM / Press Release
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Wings re-sign MacDonald
DETROIT -- The Red Wings have agreed to terms with veteran goalie Joey MacDonald on a new two-year contract.

MacDonald appeared in 15 games for Detroit last season, posting a 5-5-3 record with a career-best 2.58 goals-against average and a .917 save percentage. He also earned his second career shutout with a 37-save performance in a 2-0 win at Columbus in March.

A backup to both Jimmy Howard in 2010-11, MacDonald made 74 saves on 76 shots (.974 SV%) in six relief appearances for the Red Wings. He also played in 20 games for the Grand Rapids Griffins, the WIngs' AHL affiliate last season, finishing with a 10-9-1 record, a 2.78 GAA, and .894 save percentage.


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