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Red Wings Assign 22 Players To Grand Rapids Griffins

On Friday, the Red Wings announced the assignment of 22 players to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins.

FORWARDS: Joakim Andersson, Louis-Marc Aubry, Damien Brunner, Mitch Callahan, Willie Coetzee, Landon Ferraro, Tomas Jurco, Gustav Nyquist, Francis Paré, Trevor Parkes, Brent Raedeke, Riley Sheahan and Tomas Tatar.

DEFENSEMEN: Adam Almqvist, Gleason Fournier, Brian Lashoff, Andrej Nestrasil, Max Nicastro and Brendan Smith.

GOALTENDERS: Thomas McCollum, Petr Mrazek and Jordan Pearce.

While a potential NHL lockout still looms, the AHL will proceed as normal, beginning with training camp that is set to open on Monday, Oct. 1. The Griffins finished No. 13 in the 16-team Western Conference standings during the 2011-12 season, with 77 points.

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