Conner Recalled by DetroitMarch 3, 2012 - American Hockey League (AHL) Grand Rapids Griffins
Conner saw a five-game point streak end on Saturday night as the Griffins extended their winning streak to five games with a 4-3 shootout victory over the Oklahoma City Barons. The 28-year-old forward ranks fourth on the Griffins with 36 points (11-25 - 36) in 41 games.
A native of Livonia, Mich., Conner has also skated in seven games with the Red Wings, recording one goal, two assists and a plus-two rating. In 146 career NHL games with Dallas, Pittsburgh and Detroit, he has tallied 43 points (17-26 - 43).
Grand Rapids will embark on a five-game road trip when they visit the Hamilton Bulldogs on Sunday at 5 p.m. The Griffins will then play four straight games in Texas, taking on the Stars at 8:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday and the Houston Aeros next Saturday and Sunday at 8:35 p.m. and 6:05 p.m.
American Hockey League Stories from March 3, 2012
- Admirals Tame Wolves 6-0 - Milwaukee Admirals
- Rivermen Can't Hold off IceHogs - Peoria Rivermen
- Griffins Make It Five in a Row - Grand Rapids Griffins
- Wolves Blanked by Admirals, 6-0 - Chicago Wolves
- Hogs Earn Another Come-From-Behind Win on the Road - Rockford IceHogs
- Dan Sexton's Hat Trick Lifts Crunch - Syracuse Crunch
- Conner Recalled by Detroit - Grand Rapids Griffins
- Aeros lose 2-1 - Houston Aeros
- Overtime Thriller Extends Win Streak to Four - Adirondack Phantoms
- Strong Start Propels Admirals to 12th Straight Win - Norfolk Admirals
- Monsters Top Checkers in Shootout - Charlotte Checkers
- Hurricanes Reassign Boychuk to Charlotte - Charlotte Checkers
- Canadiens Reassign Engqvist to Bulldogs - Hamilton Bulldogs
- P-Bruins Fall to Sharks - Providence Bruins
- Holtby, Bears Blank Binghamton - Hershey Bears
- Whale Name Wade Redden Team Captain - Connecticut Whale
- Sharks Ride Three Goal First Period to 5-2 Victory Over Bruins - Worcester Sharks
- Amerks Defeat Toronto Marlies 2-1 - Rochester Americans
- Flames Assign Irving to Heat - Abbotsford Heat
- Bruins Recall Hutchinson, Macdermid on Emergency Basis - Providence Bruins
- Aeros Game Day, March 3: Aeros at Rampage - Houston Aeros
- Pirates Acquire Sterling from Peoria - Portland Pirates
- Panthers Recall Strachan from Rampage - San Antonio Rampage
- Rivermen Acquire Patrick O'Sullivan from Portland - Peoria Rivermen
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