Wings assign Mrazek, recall Coreau

Mrazek recorded first NHL shutout in third career start at Edmonton last week

Tuesday, 11.05.2013 / 2:30 PM
Kyle Kujawa  - Detroit Red Wings Public Relations Coordinator

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned goaltender Petr Mrazek to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins and recalled goaltender Jared Coreau from the Griffins.

Mrazek, 21, made his season debut with the Red Wings in the team’s 5-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers last Saturday. His 14-save shutout improved his career NHL record to 2-1, with a 1.34 GAA and 0.938 save percentage. The Ostrava, Czech Republic, native has also appeared in five games with the Griffins this season, posting a 2-2-1 record, a 3.14 GAA and a 0.891 save percentage. In 2012-13, he backstopped Grand Rapids to a Calder Cup championship with a 23-16-2 regular-season record, a 2.33 GAA, a 0.916 save percentage and one shutout. He went 15-9 in the postseason, sporting a 2.31 GAA, a 0.916 save percentage and four shutouts.

Coreau, 22, has appeared in one game with Grand Rapids this season, making 22 saves on Oct. 5, in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Toronto Marlies. The Perth, Ontario, native has also played two games for the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye, posting a 0-1-1 record, a 3.49 GAA and a 0.877 save percentage. He spent the past three seasons at Northern Michigan University, capping off his collegiate career with a career-high 15 wins, a 2.70 GAA and one shutout in 38 appearances as a junior.

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