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Oilers' Calvin Pickard: Up with Oilers
Pickard was recalled from AHL Bakersfield on Tuesday.
Pickard posted a mark of 23-12-2 at the AHL level this season with a 2.70 GAA and a .912 save percentage in 38 appearances. He is expected to occupy a depth role with Edmonton during the playoffs.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Calvin Pickard: Sent back to AHL
Pickard was loaned back to AHL Bakersfield on Sunday, per Tony Brar of Oilers TV.
Pickard was recalled Tuesday as an insurance option with Stuart Skinner unavailable. The veteran netminder will go back to the AHL without appearing in an NHL contest. Pickard was 1-1-0 with an .875 save percentage last season with Detroit.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Calvin Pickard: Called up by Edmonton
Pickard was summoned from AHL Bakersfield by Edmonton on Tuesday.
Pickard has a 5-3-1 record, 2.89 GAA and .909 save percentage in 10 contests with Bakersfield this season. Stuart Skinner, who flew back to Edmonton for the birth of his first child, isn't expected to be available for Wednesday's game in Anaheim.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Calvin Pickard: Placed on waivers
Pickard has been placed on waivers by the Oilers.
Pickard played three games with the Oilers last season, going 1-1-0 with a 4.29 GAA and a .875 save percentage. The 30-year-old is a depth goalie for the Oilers and will likely be recalled only if there is an injury to either Jack Campbell or Stuart Skinner.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Calvin Pickard: Slated to start
Pickard is expected to start on the road versus Calgary on Wednesday, per Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com.
Pickard played in just three NHL games last season with the Red Wings in which he went 1-1-0 with a 4.29 GAA and .875 save percentage. Despite getting Wednesday's preseason contest, Pickard shouldn't be expected to make the Opening Night roster and figures to head down to the minors closer to the start of the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Calvin Pickard: Healthy for Sunday's tilt
Pickard (undisclosed) is dressed for Sunday's preseason game against Winnipeg, per the NHL's media site.
Pickard landed a two-way deal with the Oilers this offseason after posting a 4.29 GAA in three appearances with Detroit last year. Expect the 30-year-old netminder to spend most of the 2022-23 campaign at the AHL level.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Calvin Pickard: Lands with Edmonton
Pickard (undisclosed) signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Oilers on Wednesday.
Jack Campbell was signed to be the No. 1 and Stuart Skinner is likely his backup, so Pickard is at best the third-string option in net for the Oilers. The 30-year-old Pickard struggled in three games with the Red Wings, but he had a 2.58 GAA and a .918 save percentage in 43 contests with AHL Grand Rapids last year.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Missing season finale
Pickard (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup for Friday's season finale against the Devils.
Pickard will finish the year having gone 1-1-0 while posting a sub-par 4.29 GAA and .875 save percentage through three top-level appearances. He'll be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and he'll likely have to settle for a two-way contract in order to continue playing in North America.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Still out of action
Pickard (undisclosed) remains out of the lineup Wednesday versus the Jets.
Pickard has been sidelined by an undisclosed injury since he was hurt March 27 versus the Penguins. With Thomas Greiss healthy again, Pickard will likely be reassigned to AHL Grand Rapids once he is medically cleared to play. He can be considered out indefinitely until further notice.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Sidelined with undisclosed issue
Pickard (undisclosed) won't be available Wednesday versus the Rangers, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
With Pickard and Thomas Greiss (upper body) both on the shelf, the Red Wings will have to promote a goaltender from their AHL affiliate to fill in against New York. At this point it isn't clear how long Pickard will be sidelined.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Exits Sunday's game
Pickard (undisclosed) left during the third period of Sunday's game against the Penguins, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Pickard replaced Alex Nedeljkovic during the second period and was injured in the third after a collision with Bryan Rust. The 29-year-old has appeared in just three NHL games this season, giving up nine goals on 72 shots. An update on his status should be available before Wednesday's tilt with the Rangers.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Emergency recall Friday
Pickard was promoted from AHL Grand Rapids on Friday.
With Thomas Greiss (upper body) unavailable for the next two games, Pickard will join the NHL roster. Detroit has a back-to-back schedule for Saturday and Sunday, meaning the 29-year-old could make his first NHL appearance since January. He's allowed five goals on 59 shots in two outings with the Red Wings this season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Sent down to minors
Pickard was reassigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Monday.
Pickard's demotion is likely an indication that Thomas Greiss (not injury related) will be fit enough to backup Alex Nedeljkovic for Monday's matchup with Anaheim. Barring another absence for one of the team's top two netminders, the 29-year-old Pickard figures to spend the rest of the year with the Griffins, for which he is 13-8-5 with a .927 save percentage in 27 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Hangs on in shootout
Pickard made 36 saves on 38 shots in a 3-2 shootout win over the Penguins on Friday.
Pickard went up against Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin and came out on top in this one, holding the pair without a goal and giving his offense the chance to add the second point in the shootout. The 29-year-old has now started each of Detroit's past two contests, allowing five goals on 59 shots.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Guarding crease Friday
Pickard will get the starting nod for Friday's game in Pittsburgh.
Pickard made his season debut Wednesday, allowing three goals on 21 shots in a loss to Chicago. The 29-year-old owns a career 3.02 GAA and .904 save percentage across eight NHL seasons. He'll face a tough draw against one of the league's hottest teams Friday.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Rejoins NHL roster
The Red Wings recalled Pickard from the taxi squad Friday.
Pickard's stay on the taxi squad was short-lived, as he's back with the Red Wings a day after being demoted. The goalie figures to start Friday or Saturday versus Pittsburgh or Toronto and back up Alex Nedeljkovic for the other game.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Dropped to taxi squad
Pickard was reassigned to the taxi squad Thursday.
Thomas Greiss returned to practice Thursday after clearing the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, but he's not expected to be available for Friday's game versus Pittsburgh or Saturday's matchup with Toronto, so look for Pickard to rejoin the active roster prior to puck drop against the Penguins.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Needed in relief Wednesday
Pickard allowed three goals on 21 shots in Wednesday's 8-5 loss to the Blackhawks.
Alex Nedeljkovic was ineffective in the first period, and Pickard played the final two frames. The Red Wings' offense did enough to get their starter off the hook for the loss, leaving Pickard with the result in his 2021-22 debut. The 29-year-old netminder is likely to stay with the big club only until Thomas Greiss clears the COVID-19 protocols. It's unclear if Pickard will draw another appearance at the NHL level this season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: On NHL roster
The Red Wings recalled Pickard from AHL Grand Rapids on Wednesday.
The 29-year-old will back up Alex Nedeljkovic while Thomas Greiss (COVID-19) remains unavailable. Pickard has yet to appear in a game this season after playing six times for Detroit last season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Calvin Pickard: Shuffled to minors
Pickard was demoted to AHL Grand Rapids on Sunday, according to CBS Sports.
Pickard has served as the backup behind Alex Nedeljkovic lately with Thomas Greiss stuck in COVID-19 protocols. The veteran netminder could be back with Detroit on Wednesday if Greiss is still unavailable.... See More ... See Less
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