The Red Wings may be forced to find a backup goalie this offseason.
Joey MacDonald would be the No. 2 to Jimmy Howard, but didn't play after March 14 because of a partially herniated disc in his back. That still remains a concern, and how he feels before free agency begins July 1 will determine what Detroit has to do. The 32-year-old was 8-5-1 with a 2.16 goals-against average and .912 save percentage this season.