VIDEO: Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard gears up for Stanley Cup run

Last season Jimmy Howard got his first taste of NHL playoff hockey. After beating the Phoenix Coyotes in seven games, Howard’s post-season run came to an abrupt end as the San Jose Sharks dispatched Detroit in five.

But with a second full season under his belt, the Syracuse, N.Y., native is looking to lead the Red Wings back to Stanley Cup glory.

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THN’s Ken Campbell caught up with the 27-year-old netminder as he prepared for his second adventure into the playoffs.

REPORTER: Ken Campbell | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper