Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Howard's injury sends up Turple this time

Geez, it's like As the Goalie Turns in the Wings organization these days. Jimmy Howard, the No. 1 in Grand Rapids, has a sore groin, which caused Dan Turple to be called back up there. The first time Turple went, it was due to Dominik Hasek's hip (which caused Howard's absence).

Goaltender Jimmy Howard and forward Darren McCarty were both held out of the Grand Rapids Griffins' practice at Van Andel Arena on Tuesday morning. Coach Mike Stothers said Howard is day-to-day with the sore groin he suffered Sunday night against the Lake Erie Monsters.

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