Red Wings Assign Mantha To Griffins

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned right wing Anthony Mantha to the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins. Additionally, the Red Wings placed defenseman Niklas Kronwall on injured reserve.

The Red Wings will travel to Florida tomorrow in preparation for Thursday’s season opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning (7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket) and Saturday’s game against the Florida Panthers (7:00 p.m. on FOX Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket). Detroit will open its home slate on Monday, Oct. 17 versus the Ottawa Senators.

PLAYER ASSIGNED ON 10/11/16

39 Anthony Mantha RW L 6-5 221 Longueuil, Quebec 9/16/94 2013 Draft (1/20)

PLAYER PLACED ON INJURED RESERVE ON 10/11/16

55 Niklas Kronwall D L 6-0 194 Stockholm, Sweden 1/12/81 2000 Draft (1/29)

 

CURRENT DETROIT RED WINGS ROSTER – 24 PLAYERS

# FORWARDS (15) POS S HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
4 Teemu Pulkkinen RW R 5-10 185 Vantaa, Finland 1/2/92 2010 Draft (4/111)
8 Justin Abdelkader LW L 6-2 218 Muskegon, Michigan 2/25/87 2005 Draft (2/42)
14 Gustav Nyquist RW L 5-11 184 Halmstad, Sweden 9/1/89 2008 Draft (4/121)
15 Riley Sheahan C L 6-3 226 St. Catharines, Ontario 12/7/91 2010 Draft (1/21)
20 Drew Miller LW L 6-2 183 Dover, New Jersey 2/17/84 Waivers, 11/11/09
21 Tomas Tatar LW L 5-10 185 Ilava, Slovakia 12/1/90 2009 Draft (2/60)
29 Steve Ott C L 6-0 193 Summerside, P.E.I. 8/19/82 Signed, 7/1/16
40 Henrik Zetterberg C L 6-0 197 Njurunda, Sweden 10/9/80 1999 Draft (7/210)
41 Luke Glendening C R 5-11 199 Grand Rapids, Michigan 4/28/89 Signed, 7/5/13
43 Darren Helm C L 6-0 196 St. Andrews, Manitoba 1/21/87 2005 Draft (5/132)
46 Ben Street C L 5-11 199 Coquitlam, British Columbia 2/13/87 Signed, 7/1/16
51 Frans Nielsen C L 6-1 188 Herning, Denmark 4/24/84 Signed, 7/1/16
62 Thomas Vanek LW R 6-2 214 Vienna, Austria 1/19/84 Signed, 7/1/16
71 Dylan Larkin C L 6-1 190 Waterford, Michigan 7/30/96 2014 Draft (1/15)
72 Andreas Athanasiou C L 6-2 188 Woodbridge, Ontario 8/6/94 2012 Draft (4/110)
# DEFENSEMEN (7) POS S HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
2 Brendan Smith D L 6-2 211 Mimico, Ontario 2/8/89 2007 Draft (1/27)
25 Mike Green D R 6-1 207 Calgary, Alberta 10/12/85 Signed, 7/1/15
48 Ryan Sproul D R 6-4 211 Mississauga, Ontario 1/13/93 2011 Draft (2/55)
52 Jonathan Ericsson D L 6-4 220 Karlskrona, Sweden 3/2/84 2002 Draft (9/291)
53 Alexey Marchenko D R 6-3 210 Moscow, Russia 1/2/92 2011 Draft (7/205)
61 Xavier Ouellet D L 6-1 208 Bayonne, France 7/29/93 2011 Draft (2/48)
65 Danny DeKeyser D L 6-3 192 Macomb, Michigan 3/7/90 Signed, 3/29/13
# GOALIES (2) POS C HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
34 Petr Mrazek G L 6-2 183 Ostrava, Czech Republic 2/14/92 2010 Draft (5/141)
35 Jimmy Howard G L 6-1 218 Syracuse, New York 3/26/84 2003 Draft (2/64)

 

# INJURED RESERVE (5) POS S HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
26 Tomas Jurco RW L 6-2 188 Kosice, Slovakia 12/28/92 2011 Draft (2/35)
28 Vili Saarijarvi D R 5-9 172 Rovaniemi, Finland 5/15/97 2015 Draft (3/73)
55 Niklas Kronwall D L 6-0 194 Stockholm, Sweden 1/12/81 2000 Draft (1/29)
77 Dan Renouf D L 6-2 205 Pickering, Ontario 6/1/94 Signed, 3/10/16
83 Tomas Nosek C L 6-3 210 Pardubice, Czech Republic 9/1/92 Signed, 6/14/14
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