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The Wings' all-time minor league titles

Griffins are the 12th affiliate in Red Wings' history to win championship

Tuesday, 06.18.2013 / 10:56 PM ET / News
By Bill Roose  - Managing Editor | DetroitRedWings.com
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The Wings\' all-time minor league titles

DETROIT – On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids Griffins became the 12th farm team in Red Wings’ franchise history to win a minor-league championship. With their 5-2 win, the Griffins defeated the Syracuse Crunch four games to two in their best-of-seven series.

Here is a list of the Red Wings’ 12 minor-league championships:

Liscombe



1935-36 Detroit Olympics
(International League)
Beat Windsor Bulldogs 3-0 in best-of-five final
Coach: Donie Hughes
Key Players: Carl Liscombe, Mud Bruneteau, John Sherf, and Turk Broda.

Turner



1941-42 Indianapolis Capitals
(American Hockey League)
Beat Hershey Bears 3-1 in best-of-five final
Coach: Herb Lewis
Key Players: Gus Giesebrecht, Hal Jackson, Hec Kilrea, and Joe Turner.

Glover



1949-50 Indianapolis Capitals
(American Hockey League)
Beat Cleveland Barons 4-0 in best-of-seven finals
Coach: Ott Heller
Key Players: Terry Sawchuk, Al Dewsbury, Fred Glover, Ben Woit, and Doug McKay.

Arbour



1952-53 Edmonton Flyers
(Western Hockey League)
Beat Saskatoon Quakers 4-2 in best-of-seven finals
Coach: Bud Poile
Key Players: Glenn Hall, Al Arbour, Earl Reibel, Larry Wilson, and Vic Stasiuk.

Ullman



1954-55 Edmonton Flyers
(Western Hockey League)
Beat Calgary Stampeders 4-0 in best-of-seven finals
Coach: Bud Poile
Key Players: Glenn Hall, Bronco Horvath, John Bucyk, Norm Ullman, and Jerry Melnyk.

Joyal



1961-62 Edmonton Flyers
(Western Hockey League)
Beat Spokane Comets 4-3 in best-of-seven finals
Coach: Bud Poile
Key Players: Howie Young, Ed Joyal, Billy McNeill, and Len Lunde.

Mahovlich



1966-67 Pittsburgh Hornets
(American Hockey League)
Beat Rochester Americans 4-0 in best-of-seven finals
Coach: Baz Bastien
Key Players: Val Fonteyne, Warren Godfrey, Pete Goegan, Doug Harvey, Pete Mahovlich, Parker MacDonald, and Hank Bassen.

Nolan



1980-81 Adirondack Red Wings
(American Hockey League)
Beat Maine Mariners 4-2 in best-of-seven finals
Co-Coaches: Tom Webster/J.P. Leblanc
Key Players: Mike Blaisdell, Dave Hanson, Bill Hogaboam, Pete Mahovlich, Ted Nolan, and Dennis Polonich.

Lambert



1985-86 Adirondack Red Wings
(American Hockey League)
Beat Hershey Bears 4-2 in best-of-seven finals
Coach: Bill Dineen
Key Players: Pierre Aubry, Shawn Burr, Lane Lambert, Claude Loiselle, and Bob Probert.



McKay



1988-89 Adirondack Red Wings
(American Hockey League)
Beat New Haven Nighthawks 4-1 in best-of-five finals
Coach: Bill Dineen
Key Players: Murray Eaves, Brent Fedyk, Adam Graves, Randy McKay, Joe Murphy, Yves Racine, and Tim Cheveldae.


Lapointe



1991-92 Adirondack Red Wings
(American Hockey League)
Beat St. John's Maple Leafs 4-3 in best-of-seven finals
Coach: Barry Melrose
Key Players: Bruce Boudreau, Sheldon Kennedy, Martin Lapointe, Keith Primeau, and Mike Sillinger.



Tatar



2012-13 Grand Rapids Griffins
(American Hockey League)
Beat Syracuse Crunch 4-2 in best-of-seven finals
Coach: Jeff Blashill
Key Players: Joakim Andersson, Landon Ferraro, Tomas Jurco, Petr Mrazek, Gustav Nyquist, Riley Sheahan, and Tomas Tatar.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 82 13 37 -15 50
D. Larkin 80 23 22 11 45
T. Tatar 81 21 24 4 45
G. Nyquist 82 17 26 -2 43
J. Abdelkader 82 19 23 -16 42
M. Green 74 7 28 -6 35
B. Richards 68 10 18 4 28
D. Helm 77 13 13 -2 26
N. Kronwall 64 3 23 -21 26
R. Sheahan 81 14 11 -8 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 27 16 6 .921 2.33
J. Howard 14 14 5 .906 2.80