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What’s Next for the Detroit Red Wings?
April 27th, 2014 at 8:40 PM
With the season over for the Red Wings, it's time to look ahead to a long offseason. But first, it's important to point out that this season was not a failure. Injuries definitely prevented the team from reaching their full potential, but give head coach Mike Babcock credit for getting a...

News and Notes: Jimmy Howard Named to Olympic Roster
January 3rd, 2014 at 6:54 PM
The Detroit Red Wings will have some solid representation at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Team USA announced their hockey roster for the Olympics, and Jimmy Howard made it on as one of three goaltenders. Howard joins Jonathan Quick of Los Angeles and Ryan Miller of Buffalo as netminders for Team...

Detroit Red Wings Call up Tomas Jurco from AHL
December 15th, 2013 at 3:44 PM
Red Wings fans will get a chance to see another piece of the future in today's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning (5 p.m, Fox Sports Detroit Plus). The team recalled forward Tomas Jurco from their AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids after last night's 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jurco was drafted...

Team Canada World Junior Championship Roster Includes Two Detroit Red Wings Prospects
December 3rd, 2013 at 4:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** Hockey Canada has released the roster to represent Team Canada at the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championships, and two Red Wings prospects have been included. Goaltender Jake Paterson and winger Anthony Mantha will be playing for Canada at the event, which begins December 26 in Malmo, Sweden. Mantha was the Red Wings...

Detroit Red Wings Transaction Recap: ’13 Draft Pick Signed, Adam Almquist Recalled
November 4th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
The Detroit Red Wings continue to sign key pieces to their future. On Friday, the team announced that they have signed 2013 second-round pick Zack Nastasiuk to an entry-level contract. Nastasiuk, a winger, was drafted 48th overall by the Wings in the 2013 NHL Draft. The Barrie, Ontario native is currently the...

Detroit Red Wings Sign 2013 First Round Pick to Entry-level Deal
October 13th, 2013 at 4:26 PM
The Detroit Red Wings locked up another piece of their future Saturday. The club announced that they have agreed to a three-year entry-level contract with Anthony Mantha. Mantha was the Red Wings' first round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. He is currently with Val d'Or of the QMJHL, where he has...

Detroit Red Wings Sign Prospect Jake Paterson to Entry-level Contract
September 28th, 2013 at 5:15 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have locked up a piece of their future. The club agreed to an entry-level contract with Saginaw Spirit goalie Jake Paterson on Saturday. Paterson was drafted by the Wings in the third round of the 2012 NHL Draft. The 19-year old native of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada grew up...

Detroit Red Wings Reassign Players, Trim Roster to 30
September 23rd, 2013 at 2:33 PM
The Red Wings continued to trim their roster over the weekend, as they assigned the followings 25 players to their AHL affiliate Grand Rapids Griffins. Forwards: Mitch Callahan Martin Frk Jeff Hoggan Calle Jarnkrok Tomas Jurco David McIntyre Andrej Nestrasil Trevor Parkes Marek Tvrdon Louis-Marc Aubry Landon Ferraro Luke Glendening Triston Grant Riley Sheahan Defensemen: Brennan Evans Gleason Fournier Max Nicastro Richard Nedomlel Xavier Ouellet Ryan Sproul Alexei Marchenko Nathan Paetsch Goaltenders: Cam Lanigan Tom McCollum Jared Coreau Defenseman...

Detroit Red Wings Win 2013 Traverse City Prospects Tournament
September 10th, 2013 at 3:08 PM
The future looks promising for the Detroit Red Wings. Nearly three months after their AHL affiliate Grand Rapids Griffins won the Calder Cup, a team of Red Wings prospects captured the 2013 Traverse City NHL Prospects Tournament with a 4-2 victory over prospects from the Buffalo Sabres. It was the first time...

Detroit Red Wings’ 2013 NHL Draft Recap
July 1st, 2013 at 9:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 2013 NHL Draft has come and passed. The Detroit Red Wings came away with eight new prospects in the draft. As mentioned in an earlier post, the consensus among the pundits was that they needed to add size. They did just that, as all of their picks were six feet or...

Darren Helm to Participate at Detroit Red Wings Development Camp
June 27th, 2013 at 8:38 PM
There will be a very familiar face skating at this year's Detroit Red Wings Development Camp. ***PHOTO1*** Red Wings center Darren Helm, who missed all but one game with back problems all season, will skate with Red Wings prospects at this year's camp to get in shape for the 2013-14 season. Some notable...

Detroit Red Wings Farm Report: Grand Rapids Griffins are Calder Cup Champions
June 19th, 2013 at 5:36 PM
The future looks bright for the Detroit Red Wings. Their AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffin, won the AHL's Calder Cup after defeating the Syracuse Crunch 5-2 last night. Tomas Tatar scored two goals in the game to give him 16 for the AHL playoffs, which earned him the Jack A. Butterfield...

Detroit Red Wings’ AHL Affiliate Grand Rapids Griffins Within One Win of Calder Cup
June 13th, 2013 at 7:14 PM
Jeff Hoggan is not someone fans would think of as a Detroit Red Wings prospect. That's because the 35-year old has been an AHL veteran throughout his career. But what he does do is provide leadership for the Grand Rapids Griffins, and like his counterpart in Detroit Henrik Zetterberg, put the team on...

Detroit Red Wings Farm Report: Grand Rapids Griffins Take 2-0 Lead in Calder Cup Finals
June 10th, 2013 at 10:25 PM
The Grand Rapids Griffins were firing on all cylinders offensively as they defeated the Syracuse Crunch 6-4 in Game 2 of the AHL's Calder Cup Finals. ***VIDEO1*** Six different players tallied a goal, while Petr Mrazek stopped 30 of 34 shots in net. Tomas Tatar broke a franchise record with his 12th goal of the...

Detroit Red Wings Farm Report: Grand Rapids Griffins Take Game 1 of Calder Cup Finals
June 9th, 2013 at 3:08 PM
The Detroit Red Wings AHL affiliate got off to a great start in the Calder Cup Finals. The Grand Rapids Griffins defeated the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 3-1 last night in the best-of-seven series between both teams. It was only the Crunch's second loss in these playoffs. The Griffins would...

Detroit Red Wings’ AHL Affilate Grand Rapids Griffins Advance to Calder Cup Finals
June 6th, 2013 at 6:32 PM
***PHOTO1***The Detroit Red Wings season may be over, but it's not over for the players who are currently on their AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids. That's because the Grand Rapids Griffins advanced to the AHL's Calder Cup Finals after defeating the Oklahoma City Barons 5-4 in a Game 7 last night. The...

Down on the Farm: Grand Rapids Griffins Begin Quest for Calder Cup
April 22nd, 2013 at 1:42 PM
The AHL affiliate for the Detroit Red Wings, the Grand Rapids Griffins, are in the AHL playoffs for the first time since 2009. They also won the AHL's Midwest Division title for the first time since 2006. The Griffins will be the 3-seed in the Western Conference. They will take on the...

Detroit Red Wings Bringing European Prospects to America
April 10th, 2013 at 7:43 PM
The Detroit Red Wings are continuing to groom some of their prospects for North American hockey. After assigning Calle Järnkrok to the Grand Rapids Griffins, the club has announced that they have assigned European prospects Teemu Pulkkinen and Alexei Marchenko to the Griffins. They also assigned North American prospects Jake Paterson and Richard Nedomlel to Grand...

Detroit Red Wings Recall Riley Sheahan from AHL
April 6th, 2013 at 5:33 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have recalled forward Riley Sheahan from the Grand Rapids Griffins, MLive's Ansar Khan reports. The move has been done in the event of another injury, per GM Ken Holland. The Griffins are playing in Abbotsford, British Columbia, so it would not have made sense to wait until Sunday...

Detroit Red Wings Prospect Reports to AHL
March 26th, 2013 at 5:14 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have assigned one of their overseas prospects to their AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids. Calle Järnkrok (KAHL-leh YAHRN-krohk) was assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins on Monday from Brynas of the Swedish Elite League. Järnkrok, 21, was a second round pick of the Red Wings in the 2010 NHL Draft. He...