The Grand Rapids Griffins will host the Milwaukee Admirals this evening in a best of the west battle.
The offense has been clicking as of late for the Griffins. Over the past three games, they have outscored their opponents 16-3.
Young players such as Dominic Turgeon and Dylan Sadowy have been stepping up for the Griffins in the last few games. During the recent four game road trip, both rookies had a pair of point games.
Jared Coreau was recalled today by the Detroit Red Wings due to the injury to Jimmy Howard during their 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Earlier today, Jimmy Howard was placed in 7 day injured reserve.
Eddie Pasquale will not be carrying the load for the time being. Cal Heeter has been recalled from the Toledo Walleye to serve as the backup while Coreau is in Detroit. Heeter has a 10-1 record with the Walleye this season.
The Griffins come into the game with a record of 17-1-1-2 while Milwaukee comes in at 17-5-2-1. Both teams are tied for the Western Conference lead in points with 37.
This will be the fourth meeting between the two teams with the Griffins up 2-1 in the series.
The puck will drop on tonight game just after 7 p.m.