Red Wings ink Russo for two more years

The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a two year, two way contract with defenseman Robbie Russo.

The 24 year-old is expected to begin the season with the defending Calder Cup champion Griffins. Russo has one more season to play where he is exempt from waivers.

Russo spent some time with the Red Wings last season appearing in 19 games. He did not collect any points and had a plus-2 rating. 

The defenseman scored seven goals and collected 32 points for the Griffins while playing in 58 games. He appeared in all 19 post season games for Grand Rapids where he tallied seven assists. 

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