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.…

Vanek and the Red Wings Agree on a Deal

Welcome back to Detroit Thomas Vanek! The club and Vanek verbally agree on a one year deal around 3 million. This acquisition will unfortunately bounce Martin Frk out of the lineup. Sounds like Red Wings and Vanek got a deal done. One year, $3 million. — Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) July 1, 2018 Vanek who’s is…

Griffins Summer Spotlight: Matt Ford

The third segment of Griffins summer spotlight will feature captain Matt Ford. Matt Ford captained the Griffins during the 2017-2018 season. He was named captain just one season after Nathan Paetsch, who wore the “C” during the run to the Championship, signed with the Rochester Americans to be a little bit closer to his home.…

Griffins re-sign captain Matt Ford for two more years

The Griffins continued making moves this off-season by re-signing captain Matt Ford for two more seasons. Ford was named Captain before the start of the 2017-2018 season. He was an assistant captain during their 2017 Calder Cup Championship run. Ford had 38 points last season (22-16-38) while playing in 72 games. He was fourth on…