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Red Wings Re-Sign Sproul

September 23, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Friday re-signed defenseman Ryan Sproul to a two-year contract. Sproul, 23, turned in a career year during the 2015-16 season with the Grand Rapids Griffins. In 75 games, he tallied personal bests in goals (12), assists (23) and points (35) while placing second among Griffins defensemen in scoring. Sproul proved a contributor to the power play, tying for second on the team with seven power play goals and placing third with eight power play assists. Skating in all nine Cald... Full Story

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Griffins Sign Daniel Cleary

September 23, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Griffins on Friday signed veteran forward Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract. During his first season with the Griffins in 2015-16 and first in the American Hockey League since 1999-00, Cleary played in 35 games for Grand Rapids and contributed 15 points (3-12 - 15). The 37-year-old skated in all nine of the team's Calder Cup Playoff games and tallied six penalty minutes. Over the course of his 19-year professional career, Cleary has played in 938 NHL games and 1,121 pro contest... Full Story

Red Wings Training Camp Begins Friday

September 21, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Thirty-three players with Grand Rapids Griffins playing experience will be among the 62 Detroit Red Wings stars, prospects and invitees who will take to the ice this Friday, Sept. 23 for the start of Red Wings training camp at Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, Mich. Twenty-three players who skated for the Griffins during the 2015-16 season are slated to participate, including goaltenders Jared Coreau and Jake Paterson; defensemen Nick Jensen, Brian Lashoff, Xavier Ouellet, Nathan Paetsch, Dan Renouf... Full Story

Griffins' 2016-17 Schedule Released

August 22, 2016 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Griffins on Monday released their schedule for the 2016-17 season. It will mark the franchise's 21st campaign overall, 16th as members of the American Hockey League and 15th as the primary affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings. The Griffins and second-year head coach Todd Nelson will open their 76-game slate at Van Andel Arena against the Chicago Wolves on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., marking the 11th time Grand Rapids' season opener has been at home. The Griffins' road opener will come a... Full Story

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Home: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Affiliation: Detroit Red Wings
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