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Admirals Survive Griffins' Furious Rally

February 24, 2017 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Down 4-0 early in the third period on a bevy of bounces that went the wrong way, the Grand Rapids Griffins mounted a furious comeback on Friday to pull within a goal of the Milwaukee Admirals, but the visitors eventually added an empty-net goal to escape Van Andel Arena with a 5-3 victory. After sinking the Admirals in nine straight trips to West Michigan, the Griffins have now dropped consecutive games to their Central Division rivals on home ice. The result broke Grand Rapids' four-game winning str... Full Story

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Sadowy Reassigned by Detroit to Toledo, Caito Assigned to Walleye

February 23, 2017 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Thursday reassigned forward Dylan Sadowy (SAD-oh-way ) from the Grand Rapids Griffins to the ECHL's Toledo Walleye and the Griffins assigned defenseman Matt Caito to the Walleye. In his rookie campaign, the 20-year-old Sadowy has skated in 26 games with the Griffins, registering six points (4-2 - 6), a plus-two rating and 14 penalty minutes. In three games with the Walleye, Sadowy has picked up three assists (0-3 - 3) and a plus-two rating. Prior to turning professional, t... Full Story

Heeter Assigned to Walleye

February 23, 2017 - RAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Griffins on Wednesday assigned goaltender Cal Heeter to the ECHL's Toledo Walleye. Heeter owns a 9-2-0 record in 11 games with the Griffins this season. If he met the AHL's minutes requirement, Heeter's 2.08 GAA would place second and his 0.934 save percentage would tie for the league lead. The 6-foot-4 netminder recorded his first shutout in a Griffins uniform when he turned aside 35 shots in a 5-0 victory against Cleveland on Jan. 21. Rattling off eight consecutive victories to b... Full Story

Red Wings Assign Coreau to Griffins for Conditioning

February 23, 2017 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings have assigned goaltender Jared Coreau to the Grand Rapids Griffins for conditioning. Coreau, 25, shows a 5-3-3 record to go along with a 3.27 goals against average, a 0.893 save percentage and two shutouts in 13 games with the Red Wings this season. The 6-foot-6 netminder became the 158th Griffins alumnus to play in the NHL when he debuted at the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Dec. 3 and made 32 saves in a 5-3 loss. Coreau earned his first NHL win on De... Full Story

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