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Red Wings Recall Brian Lashoff and Tomas Nosek

December 3, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Saturday recalled defenseman Brian Lashoff and forward Tomas Nosek from the Grand Rapids Griffins. Lashoff, an alternate captain, has recorded three points (1-2 - 3) and eight penalty minutes in 18 games with the Griffins this season. The 6-foot-3, 221-pound blueliner is coming off a 2015-16 season in which he posted a career-best 15 assists. In his eighth year as a professional, the 26-year-old has skated in 286 regular season games with the Griffins since 2008-09, compil... Full Story

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Griffins Forge Late Tie But Fall in Shootout

December 2, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - For the second straight game, the Grand Rapids Griffins rallied from a third-period deficit to force overtime on Friday, thanks to Martin Frk's game-tying goal with 8.3 seconds remaining in regulation. And for the second straight game, the Griffins came up with one point in the shootout, as the Iowa Wild escaped Van Andel Arena with a 4-3 decision. Matching Frk's three-point (2-1 - 3) night, Matt Lorito (1-2 - 3) also played a hand in every Griffins goal to move into a tie for fourth in the AHL scori... Full Story

Winning Wednesday and '80s Fauxback Night

December 2, 2016 - Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 vs. Chicago Wolves Time: 7 p.m. at Van Andel Arena (doors open at 6 p.m.). Winning Wednesday presented by Farm Bureau Insurance: Every time the Griffins win at home on Wednesday, each fan in attendance will receive a free ticket to the next Wednesday game. To redeem a Winning Wednesday ticket, please visit the box office following the Winning Wednesday game, The Zone during normal business hours, or the Van Andel Arena box office prior to the next Wednesday game beginning at 5:30 p.m. Fans who e... Full Story

Griffins Recall Matt Caito

December 1, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Griffins on Thursday recalled defenseman Matt Caito from the ECHL's Toledo Walleye. Caito, 23, has skated in 13 games with the Walleye and recorded seven points (5-2 - 7), a plus-six rating and 12 penalty minutes while helping Toledo post a league-best 0.824 points percentage (14-3). The 5-foot-11, 190-pound blueliner registered his first pro hat trick on Nov. 25 against Fort Wayne and his five goals tie for fourth among ECHL defensemen. Caito has played in one game with the Griff... Full Story

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Home: Grand Rapids, Michigan
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