The Grand Rapids Griffins (21-11-4) pulled to within a single point of Toronto (22-11-3) for second place in the American Hockey League’s Western Conference this past Saturday, picking up one point in a 3-2 overtime loss to Peoria (view video highlights). Grand Rapids will face the Checkers in Charlotte on Wednesday and Thursday of this week prior to traveling to Rockford for a Saturday night showdown with the IceHogs.
More information on Detroit’s top affiliate club can be obtained by visiting GriffinsHockey.com.
Meanwhile, in northwestern Ohio, the Walleye (19-16-4) have lost five straight games and now rank third in the North Division. Toledo will look to get back on track this weekend when they battle Fort Wayne (Friday) and Evansville (Saturday) on the road.
The Walleye’s next home game is scheduled to be played on Friday, January 25 versus the Kalamazoo Wings (CLICK HERE for tickets).
Grand Rapids – Gustav Nyquist (36GP-13G-23A-36P), Tomas Tatar (36GP-15G-17A-32P), Landon Ferraro (36GP-14G-13A-27P), Francis Pare (30GP-11G-9A-20P), Brendan Smith (32GP-5G-15A-20P), Chad Billins (36GP-1G-18A-19P), Riley Sheahan (34GP-11G-7A-18P), Joakim Andersson (28GP-8G-9A-17P), Nathan Paetsch (31GP-2G-15A-17P), Jeff Hoggan (36GP-5G-9A-14P), Adam Almquist (33GP-3G-9A-12P), Tomas Jurco (34GP-4G-5A-9P), Luke Glendening (12GP-3G-4A-7P), Trevor Parkes (20GP-3G-3A-6P), Triston Grant (36GP-3G-4A-7P), Brent Raedeke (21GP-2G-4A-6P), Mitch Callahan (31GP-2G-4A-6P), Brian Lashoff (35GP-2G-4A-6P), Louis-Marc Aubry (33GP-1G-4A-5P), Max Nicastro (7GP-1G-1A-2P), Brennan Evans (36GP-0G-2A-2P), Gleason Fournier (5GP-0G-1A-1P), Andrej Nestrasil (5GP-0G-1A-1P)
Toledo – Willie Coetzee (37GP-14G-20A-34P), Kyle Rogers (39GP-7G-16A-23P), Tyler Brenner (32GP-8G-13A-21P), Joey Martin (29GP-6G-13A-19P), Travis Novak (34GP-5G-14A-19P), Randy Rowe (32GP-9G-9A-18P), Olivier Dame-Malka (27G-6G-7A-13P), Adam Hobson (14GP-3G-6A-9P), Phil Oreskovic (36GP-1G-7A-8P), Cody Lampl (36GP-2G-5A-7P), Doug Clarkson (20GP-3G-3A-6P), Stephon Thorne (32GP-3G-3A-6P), Phil Rauch (38GP-1G-5A-6P), Joey Ryan (18GP-1G-3A-4P), Pat Knowlton (3GP-0G-2A-2P), Dale Warkentin (7GP-0G-2A-2P), Trevor Nill (6GP-1G-0A-1P)
Grand Rapids – Petr Mrazek (13-4-1, 2.12 GAA, .923 SV%); Tom McCollum (8-6-2, 2.55 GAA, .905 SV%)
Toledo – Jordan Pearce (10-7-1, 2.64 GAA, .903 SV%); Kent Simpson (7-8-3, 2.84 GAA, .885 SV%)
January 16, 2013
In addition to Toledo and Grand Rapids, the Red Wings have prospects
competing in leagues all over the world this season. Here is a look at
how some of those players are performing thus far: