Wings Recall Mrazek from Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Friday recalled goaltender Petr Mrazek from the Grand Rapids Griffins.
A native of Ostrava, Czech Republic, Mrazek leads all AHL goaltenders with a 2.07 goals against average, while owning a 0.925 save percentage and a 22-8-1 record through 31 appearances this season. On Thursday, he was named to the 2013-14 AHL Second All-Star Team along with Griffins defenseman Adam Almquist .
Mrazek, 22, has earned three AHL shutouts this season, in addition to his first NHL shutout for the Red Wings via a 14-save performance on Nov. 2 versus the Edmonton Oilers. Detroit's fifth choice (141st overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Mrazek has played in eight games with the Wings this season, posting a 2.01 GAA, a 0.916 save percentage and a 1-4-0 record.
The Wings will host the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at 7:30 p.m., when Mrazek will be available to play.
After being shut out 3-0 by the Charlotte Checkers on Thursday, the Griffins will have a rematch with Charlotte at The Time Warner Cable Arena on Sunday at 1:30 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 griffinshockey.com, or by phone through Star Tickets at (800) 585-3737.
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