Wings Drop The Opener

It was an awesome scene in Detroit last night during the red carpet. The fans were energized for the pregame festivities, but decided to fill the seats half way into the 1st period. Zetterberg dropped the first puck to start a pretty good night. That moment gave me closure on his career because of how…

Grand Rapids Griffins Season Preview

The Grand Rapids Griffins are set to open their regular season Friday, October 5 when they travel to Texas to take on the Stars followed by a Saturday evening meeting with the San Antonio Rampage. Ben Simon begins his first season behind the bench as the Head Coach of the Griffins. Simon served as an…

#40 Retires

As we all know an all time great Red Wing Henrik Zetterberg retired due to back issues. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 1999 draft, and made his Red Wing debut in 2002. In addition he played in 1,082 games in his career and all came with the Wings. To show how…

Griffins sign Jordan Topping

The Grand Rapids Griffins made a roster move Friday by signing Junior League scorer, Jordan Topping to a one-year deal. This will be Toppings first pro season. Topping has spent the previous four seasons playing for the Tri-City Americans in the WHL. He was a teammate of the Red Wings 2017 first-round pick, Michael Rasmussen…

They’re everywhere, they’re everywhere!

It’s odd the places you can find hockey fans sometimes. Granted, you can find them in bars, or stores, or schools, but there was one place where I was not really expecting to find a hockey fan, at least an avid one that knew their stuff, and that was in a Twitch chat. For those…

Griffins release 2018-2019 schedule

On Wednesday, the Grand Rapids Griffins released their schedule for the 2018-2019 regular season. It will mark the 23rd season for the Griffins Franchise and the 18th as a part of the American Hockey League. The Griffins will open the regular season on the road when they travel to Texas to take on the Stars.…