Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson injures shoulder

Thursday November 6th, 2014

Detroit Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson injured his left shoulder on the play that resulted in the game-winning goal Wednesday night for the New York Rangers, according to

Gustavsson was hurt when he reached back for a rebound that Rangers center Derick Brassard put into the net on a 4-on-3 power play in overtime at Madison Square Garden.

"He’ll probably be out a bit," coach Mike Babcock said. "I don’t know exactly until our doctors see him."

The Red Wings plan to recall Petr Mrazek from Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League after practice on Thursday to back up Jimmy Howard.

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Gustavsson, 30, had started three of Detroit’s 13 games this season. He is 1-1-1 with a 2.30 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage.

This is Gustavsson’s third season with the Red Wings after he signed as a free agent in July 2012. He played his first three seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs after signing as a free agent from Sweden in 2009.

In 144 career games, Gustavsson is 58-53-21 with a 2.89 GAA and .901 save percentage.

Mrazek played in nine games for the Red Wings last season and had a 1.74 GAA and .927 save percentage while going 2-4-0. The 22-year-old was a fifth-round pick in 2010 and signed in 2012.

- Phil Watson

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