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Up-to-the minute updates and insights from the Red Wings locker room at home and on the road. By Chuck Pleiness of The Macomb Daily.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Griffins season concludes,players called up

The Grand Rapids Griffins' season has wound down. Seven players, two coaches and one equipment manager will be joining the Red Wings for the playoff run. Here's part of the Griffins' press release ...

Joining the Red Wings are goaltender Jimmy Howard, defensemen Jonathan Ericsson, Jakub Kindl and Kyle Quincey, and forwards Cory Emmerton, Darren Helm and Mattias Ritola. Grand Rapids head coach Mike Stothers, assistant coach Jim Paek and equipment manager Brad Thompson have also been summoned by and will provide their services to the parent club.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bruce...any idea why McGrath was snubbed?

April 13, 2008 at 2:26 PM 
Blogger Bruce MacLeod said...

My guess is he hasn't played well and his value has dropped. I think a player gets a pass after his first year as a pro. But he's held to a higher standard after his second year.

April 13, 2008 at 2:34 PM 

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