Red Wings select Filip Zadina at #6

With the #6 overall pick the Red Wings select Filip Zadina. Zadina is a 6’0 Right Wing who is 18 years old. The prospect from Czech Rep. tallied 44 goals and a total of 82 points in 57 games. Zadina is explosive from each end of the ice and has a very accurate shot. In…

Red Wings hire Dan Bylsma as assistant coach

Bylsma spent two seasons as the Buffalo Sabres Head coach from 2015-2017. In addition he managed the Penguins starting in 2008-09 season where he led the Penguins to a championship over the Red Wings. As an NHL head coach his record is 320-190-55. Jeff Blashill and Dan Bylsma made a connection while coaching team USA…

Griffins Summer Spotlight: Dylan McIlrath

This segment of Griffins Summer Spotlight will feature defenseman, Dylan McIlrath. McIlrath played in first full season with the Griffins during the 2017-2018 season. He was acquired by the Red Wings last season via trade. He was a part of the deal that sent former Red Wings forward Tomas Vanek to the Florida Panthers. The…

Griffins re-sign Elson and Shine to one-year contracts

The Grand Rapids Griffins have agreed to one-year contracts with forwards Turner Elson and Dominik Shine. Elson collected 21 points last season (9-12-21) in his first season with Grand Rapids. He battled injuries for part of the season, but was effective playing in 57 games. In five postseason games, he added two goals. The 25-year…