Report: Red Wings to add goalie depth with Calvin Pickard
Detroit – The Detroit Red Wings appear to be adding a third goaltender.
TSN reported Sunday night the Wings will sign free-agent goalie Calvin Pickard to a two-year contract Monday when free agency begins.
Pickard, 27, split his season between Philadelphia and Arizona last season.
Pickard was 4-2-2 in 11 appearances with the Flyers, with a 4.01 goals-against average and .863 save percentage. With Arizona, Pickard was 0-4-0 in six appearances, with a 3.60 GAA and .892 SVS.
For his NHL career, Pickard is 32-50-9, in 87 games, with a 2.93 GAA and .908 SVS.
It is expected that Pickard will split time in Grand Rapids with recent draft pick Filip Larsson.