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Mantha Nets Sixth Goal But Griffins Suffer FIrst Loss

October 21, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Former Swedish Elite League standout Lars Johansson logged 27 saves on Friday to earn his first win in North America, as he backstopped the Rockford IceHogs to a 2-1 victory over the Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena. Rockford held a 2-0 lead before Anthony Mantha struck for his AHL-leading sixth goal of the season with a little over 10 minutes remaining. After Griffins coach Todd Nelson called his timeout with 28 seconds left, Grand Rapids controlled the puck in the IceHogs' end for the durat... Full Story

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Red Wings Assign Renouf to Griffins

October 20, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Thursday assigned defenseman Dan Renouf to the Grand Rapids Griffins. Renouf, 22, made his professional debut with the Griffins last season, appearing in six games and recording one assist after playing three seasons at the University of Maine. Entering his first full pro season, the 6-foot-3, 205-pound rookie has yet to play in 2016-17. Off to a 3-0 start for the fifth time in franchise history, the Griffins return home to Van Andel Arena for a pair of games this weekend.... Full Story

Tip-A-Griffin Returns on October 25

October 20, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Griffins' popular Tip-A-Griffin fundraiser returns for its 10th edition on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6-8 p.m., when team players, coaches and hockey staff will trade in their jerseys for aprons to help serve and wait tables at all five Uccello's Ristorante locations in West Michigan. Each of the five locations will include a raffle and a visit from the team's beloved mascot, Griff. Raffle items include Griffins memorabilia, ticket packages, various gifts from sponsors, and specially desi... Full Story

Mantha Matches Franchise Record, Griffins Come Back to Defeat Iowa

October 18, 2016 - DES MOINES, Iowa - Anthony Mantha matched a franchise record with three power play goals before Kyle Criscuolo netted the game-winner with 3:58 left in regulation as the Grand Rapids Griffins overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat the Iowa Wild 4-3 on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Arena. Mantha became the fourth player in franchise history to score three times on the man advantage, a mark set previously by Tomas Jurco (11/20/15 vs. San Diego), Teemu Pulkkinen (1/29/15 at Iowa) and Joe Murphy (10/16/01 at Cleveland). Former Gri... Full Story

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