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Emmerton Recalled by Detroit

March 5, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Grand Rapids Griffins News Release

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday recalled center Cory Emmerton from the Grand Rapids Griffins.

Detroit's first choice (41st overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Emmerton has skated in 41 games with the Griffins this season, tying for fourth on the team in scoring with 32 points (12-20 - 32). A native of St. Thomas, Ontario, Emmerton has also competed in 11 contests with Detroit, recording two assists. The 6-foot, 198-pound center has appeared in 132 career NHL games with the Wings since 2010-11, garnering 21 points (12-9 - 21) and 22 penalty minutes. In 258 career games with Grand Rapids, Emmerton has earned 143 points (46-97 - 143) and 80 PIM.

The Wings will host the Colorado Avalance on Thursday at 8 p.m. at Joe Louis Arena.

Returning to Van Andel Arena for a three-game home set, the Griffins will battle the Chicago Wolves tonight before hosting the Iowa Wild on Friday and Saturday. All three games will begin at 7 p.m.

Fans can secure their full-season, select-season or group ticket packages by calling (616) 774-4585 ext. 2. Single-game tickets for all home games are now available for purchase at all Star Tickets locations, including The Zone, online through, or by phone through Star Tickets at (800) 585-3737.

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