Red Wings send Tootoo to Grand Rapids
Detroit to host Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at 7:30 p.m.
| Jordin Tootoo
Tootoo, 31, has appeared in 53 games for Detroit over the last two seasons, notching nine points (3-6-9) and 83 penalty minutes. In 539 career NHL games between Nashville and Detroit, the Churchill, Manitoba, native has tallied 134 points (49-85-134) and 808 penalty minutes. The 5-foot-9, 201-lb., winger has also skated in 38 games with Grand Rapids this season, recording 14 points (4-10-14) and 74 penalty minutes. Tootoo has made 138 career AHL appearances, registering 63 points (27-36-63) and 138 penalty minutes.
The Red Wings are in action tonight against the division-rival Toronto Maple Leafs at 7:30 p.m. (FOX Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket). Detroit will also host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. before a home-and-home set against the Minnesota Wild this weekend, visiting Minnesota on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. EDT and returning to Joe Louis Arena on Sunday at 7:30 p.m.