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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 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 53 31 16 6 143 118 68
3 NYR 53 30 18 5 150 135 65
4 TBL 52 29 19 4 138 123 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 DET 53 27 18 8 133 131 62
7 PIT 52 27 18 7 138 132 61
8 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
9 NJD 54 26 21 7 120 122 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 OTT 54 25 23 6 153 166 56
13 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
D. Larkin 52 18 20 26 38
H. Zetterberg 53 9 27 3 36
T. Tatar 52 16 17 -1 33
G. Nyquist 53 14 15 -2 29
P. Datsyuk 38 8 20 12 28
J. Abdelkader 53 14 13 -3 27
M. Green 46 4 17 -7 21
N. Kronwall 45 3 14 -10 17
B. Richards 39 5 11 7 16
D. DeKeyser 49 6 8 12 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 20 10 4 .933 1.97
J. Howard 7 8 4 .904 2.89