Detroit, MI… The Detroit Red Wings today announced that veteran forward Chris Conner has been reassigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL). Conner, 28, has made seven appearances with Detroit (1G-2A-3P) and 20 with Grand Rapids (7G-16A-23P) this season, his first with the organization.
Currently 26-14-1 on the 2011-12 campaign, Detroit will next face the New York Islanders tomorrow night (7:00 p.m. – FSD+ & 97.1 The Ticket) at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Red Wings’ next home game is scheduled to be staged on Thursday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. versus the Phoenix Coyotes. The first 7,500 fans in attendance for this ‘Bobblehead Thursday’ match will receive a free Danny Cleary bobblehead compliments of Dodge RAM, the official truck of the Detroit Red Wings. Tickets to all upcoming Red Wings home games are available at the Joe Louis Arena Box Office (313-396-7575), all Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) outlets, and online at DetroitRedWings.com.