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Griffins Take 4-3 Overtime Win against Division-Leading Rockford

February 6, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Griffins toppled the Central Division-leading Rockford IceHogs for the second straight night on Saturday, as Tomas Nosek's goal 59 seconds into overtime gave them a 4-3 victory at Van Andel Arena. Nosek collected a loose puck at center ice and worked his way into the Rockford zone before passing to Nick Jensen and driving to the net. Jensen's rocket from the right circle was denied by Michael Leighton, but Nosek slashed across the top of the crease to backhand the rebound home. Th... Full Story

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Callahan Gets Hat Trick, Five Points as Griffins Rout Rockford 9-1

February 5, 2016 - ROCKFORD, Ill. - A hat trick and five points from Mitch Callahan helped the Grand Rapids Griffins snap their five-game losing streak, routing the Central Division-leading Rockford IceHogs 9-1 on Friday at BMO Harris Bank Center. Martin Frk also registered a pair of goals while Tom McCollum stopped 37 of 38 shots as the Griffins scored four times on the power play en route to equaling their franchise record for largest margin of victory. The result also snapped the IceHogs' seven-game point streak. Mike Liambas started ... Full Story

Griffins and Sled Wings to Play in 11th Annual Sled Hockey Game

February 5, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Griffins and Grand Rapids Sled Wings will face off in their 11th annual sled hockey game on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6:40 p.m. at Griff's IceHouse at Belknap Park (30 Coldbrook NE). The two sled hockey teams will be comprised of players from both the Griffins and the Sled Wings Junior Team. The doors will open at 5 p.m. Prior to the game, fans can try out a sled on the ice for a minimum $1 donation (5:15-6:25 p.m.) and get autographs from their favorite Griffins players (6-6:25 p.m.). T... Full Story

Red Wings Recall Athanasiou

February 5, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Friday recalled center Andreas Athanasiou from the Grand Rapids Griffins. In 26 games with the Griffins, the second-year professional has recorded eight goals, eight assists (8-8-16) and nine penalty minutes. He enjoyed a season-high three-point night (1-2-3) in a 7-4 win against San Diego on Nov. 20, and then a night later he netted both Griffins goals in a 2-1 win at Chicago. A native of London, Ontario, Athanasiou became the 151st Griffins alumnus to play in the NHL whe... Full Story

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