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Credits
JIMMY HOWARD
Sport Discipline: Men
Position: Goaltender
Height: 6-0
Weight: 218
DOB: 3/26/84
Birthplace: Syracuse, N.Y.
Hometown: Ogdensburg, N.Y.
Current Residence: Detroit, Mich.
High School: Pioneer High School (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
College: University of Maine
Team: Detroit Red Wings
ROAD TO SOCHI
Howard is in his ninth professional season and fifth full season with the NHL's Detroit Red Wings. He became the first Red Wings goaltender to ever post 35-win seasons in each of his first three full seasons with the team after winning 35 contests in 2011-12.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2012 World Championship, 7th
  • 2003 World Junior Championship, 4th
  • 2002 U18 world champion
  • 2001-02 USA Hockey National Team Development Program participant
  • NHL All-Star Game selection (2012)
  • NHL Calder Memorial Trophy runner-up and NHL All-Rookie Team selection (2010)
  • AHL All-Star Classic participant (2008)
  • AHL All-Rookie Team selection (2006)
  • NCAA All-America Second Team and Hockey East First Team All-Star selection (2004)
  • Finished college career as the NCAA single-season goals-against average leader with 1.19 and single-season save percentage leader with .954
PERSONAL
Son of James and Lynda Howard…He and his wife, Rachel Howard, have a son, James…Selected by the Detroit Red Wings in the second round (64th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
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