Detroit Red Wings presented by AT&T
Stay Connected to the Detroit Red Wings
Email Updates App Text/SMS Updates Twitter Facebook Red Wings TV RSS Feeds

MacDonald reassigned to Griffins

Veteran Goaltender is 3-2-0 with Grand Rapids this season

Wednesday, 10.26.2011 / 10:32 AM ET / Press Release
By Rick Bowness  - Public Relations Coordinator
Share with your Friends

MacDonald reassigned to Griffins
DETROIT – The Red Wings today announced that goalie Joey MacDonald has been reassigned the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) after dressing as Ty Conklin’s backup in Columbus last night. In five appearances with Grand Rapids this season, MacDonald has amassed a 3-2-0 record to go along with a 1.98 G.A.A., a .935 SV% and one shutout.
In 87 career NHL games with Detroit, Boston, Toronto and the New York Islanders, MacDonald has earned 23 victories in addition to a 3.19 G.A.A. and a .902 SV%. Last season, the Pictou, NS, native went 5-5-3 with the Red Wings while registering a career-best G.A.A. of 2.58 and a SV% of .917. Detroit re-signed MacDonald to a two-year contact extension this past summer.
Currently 5-2-0 on the 2011-12 campaign, the Red Wings will next face the San Jose Sharks on Friday, October 28 at Joe Louis Arena (puck drop – 7:30 p.m.). As part of the ongoing ‘Fathead Fridays’ promotion, all fans in attendance for this intraconference showdown will receive a free Niklas Kronwall Fathead Tradeable compliments of Quicken Loans and 97.1 The Ticket. Tickets to all Red Wings home games are available at the Joe Louis Arena Box Office (313-396-7575), all Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) outlets, and online at


PROMOTIONAL is the official Web site of the Detroit Red Wings. Detroit Red Wings and are trademarks of the Detroit Red Wings. NHL, the NHL Shield and the word mark NHL Winter Classic are registered trademarks and Original Six is a trademark of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 Detroit Red Wings and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.
© NHL 2015. All Rights Reserved.

Advertise/SponsorshipsOlympia Entertainment | Code of Conduct | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Employment | Contact Us | Terms of Use | Site Map