Detroit Red Wings Assign Five To Grand Rapids

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned forwards Matt Lorito and Ben Street, defensemen Brian Lashoff and Dylan McIlrath and goaltender Jared Coreau to the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins. The Red Wings also assigned defenseman Libor Sulak to the Lahti Pelicans of Finland’s SM-liiga. Additionally, Detroit placed forwards Tyler Bertuzzi, Evgeny Svechnikov and Eric Tangradi on injured reserve.

The Red Wings have reduced their roster to 24 players (13 forwards, eight defensemen, three goaltenders) in advance of the team’s season-opener against the Minnesota Wild at 7:30 on Thursday, Oct. 5 at the state-of-the-art Little Caesars Arena.

PLAYERS ASSIGNED ON 10/2/17

4 Dylan McIlrath D R 6-5 236 Winnipeg, Manitoba 4/20/92 Trade w/ FLA, 3/1/17
11 Ben Street C L 5-11 200 Coquitlam, British Columbia 2/13/87 Signed, 7/1/16
22 Matt Lorito LW L 5-9 171 Oakville, Ontario 7/3/90 Signed, 7/1/16
31 Jared Coreau G L 6-5 220 Perth, Ontario 11/5/91 Signed, 4/3/13
32 Brian Lashoff D L 6-3 219 Albany, New York 7/16/90 Signed, 10/1/08
47 Libor Sulak D L 6-2 207 Pelhrimov, Czech Republic 3/4/94 Signed, 5/24/17

PLAYERS PLACED ON INJURED RESERVE ON 10/2/17

26 Eric Tangradi LW L 6-4 226 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2/10/89 Signed, 7/8/15
59 Tyler Bertuzzi LW L 6-1 190 Sudbury, Ontario 2/24/95 2013 Draft (2/58)
77 Evgeny Svechnikov RW L 6-3 212 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia 10/31/96 2015 Draft (1/19)

Detroit Red Wings 2017-18 Roster

# FORWARDS (13) POS S HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
8 Justin Abdelkader LW L 6-2 214 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 6-3 214 St. Catharines, Ontario 12/7/91 2010 Draft (1/21)
17 David Booth LW L 6-0 212 Detroit, Michigan 11/24/84 Signed, 10/2/17
21 Tomas Tatar LW L 5-10 185 Ilava, Slovakia 12/1/90 2009 Draft (2/60)
28 Luke Witkowski RW R 6-2 210 Holland, Michigan 4/14/90 Signed, 7/1/17
39 Anthony Mantha RW L 6-5 225 Longueuil, Quebec 9/16/94 2013 Draft (1/20)
40 Henrik Zetterberg C L 6-0 197 Njurunda, Sweden 10/9/80 1999 Draft (7/210)
41 Luke Glendening RW R 5-11 192 Grand Rapids, Michigan 4/28/89 Signed, 7/5/13
42 Martin Frk RW R 6-1 205 Pelhrimov, Czech Republic 10/5/93 2012 Draft (2/49)
43 Darren Helm LW L 6-0 196 St. Andrews, Manitoba 1/21/87 2005 Draft (5/132)
51 Frans Nielsen C L 6-1 188 Herning, Denmark 4/24/84 Signed, 7/1/16
71 Dylan Larkin C L 6-1 190 Waterford, Michigan 7/30/96 2014 Draft (1/15)
# DEFENSEMEN (8) POS S HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
3 Nick Jensen D R 6-0 194 Rogers, Minnesota 9/21/90 2009 Draft (5/150)
25 Mike Green D R 6-1 207 Calgary, Alberta 10/12/85 Signed, 7/1/15
52 Jonathan Ericsson D L 6-4 220 Karlskrona, Sweden 3/2/84 2002 Draft (9/291)
55 Niklas Kronwall D L 6-0 194 Stockholm, Sweden 1/12/81 2000 Draft (1/29)
61 Xavier Ouellet D L 6-1 185 Bayonne, France 7/29/93 2011 Draft (2/48)
62 Ryan Sproul D R 6-4 205 Mississauga, Ontario 1/13/93 2011 Draft (2/55)
65 Danny DeKeyser D L 6-3 192 Detroit, Michigan 3/7/90 Signed, 3/29/13
83 Trevor Daley D L 5-11 195 Toronto, Ontario 10/9/83 Signed, 7/1/17
# GOALIES (3) POS C HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
34 Petr Mrazek G L 6-2 181 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)
60 Kaden Fulcher * G L 6-3 182 Brigden, Ontario 9/23/98 Amateur Tryout
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