Category: ‘Red Wings Prospects’

Mitch Callahan a Champion Again
June 15th, 2017 at 8:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** As Grand Rapids Griffins forward Mitch Callahan raised the Calder Cup Tuesday night, it was a familiar feeling. For Callahan, being a champion isn't exactly new. The 2017 Calder Cup victory marked his third championship in nine years. Callahan, 25, has spent six seasons in Grand Rapids, winning two Calder Cups as...

Red Wings Entry Draft Preview
June 7th, 2017 at 9:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** When the Detroit Red Wings make their first round selection in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, it will be their highest pick since drafting Keith Primeau third overall in 1990. With such a good position in the draft, how does Hockeytown approach it? Ken Holland and his management team have...

The Grind Line: Thoughts on Griffins’ Playoff Run
May 30th, 2017 at 10:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Grand Rapids Griffins are heading to the Calder Cup finals for the third time in franchise history, and have a chance to capture their second Calder Cup in five seasons. They won their first championship back in 2013 against the same Syracuse Crunch they will begin to play against...

Griffins Clinch Their Second Calder Cup Final Berth
May 28th, 2017 at 5:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Grand Rapids Griffins barely gave their fans a chance to get settled into their seats before giving them a reason to stand up and cheer during Game 5 of the Calder Cup Western Conference final on Saturday at Van Andel Arena. Just 24 seconds into the game, Brian Lashoff...

Red Wings Year-End Prospect Update
May 1st, 2017 at 9:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** This past season, the Detroit Red Wings committed to a youth movement, giving the likes of Anthony Mantha, Andreas Athanasiou, and Nick Jensen big roles throughout the campaign. It was a breath of fresh air for fans who have seen the organization (over)-rely on veterans in the past. This also...