Right wing Jeremy Williams and defenseman Doug Janik joined the Griffins on Saturday, while goalie Thomas McCollum
, defensemen Andy Delmore, Jakub Kindl
and Logan Pyett
, and forwards Evan McGrath, Jan Mursak
, Kris Newbury, Francis Pare
and Mattias Ritola were all assigned on Sunday.
The Griffins will stage their first Grand Rapids-area practice today at 10:30 a.m. EDT at Griff's IceHouse, in preparation for their opener this Saturday, Oct. 3 at Peoria.
After starting the season with five straight road games, the Griffins will make their Van Andel Arena debut on Friday, Oct. 23 against the Abbotsford Heat at 7 p.m. EDT, the start of an unprecedented three-game weekend to open their home schedule.Single-game tickets for all 40 home games are now on sale at all Star Tickets outlets, including the Zone and Meijer stores, or online through GriffinsHockey.com, while group, full-season and mini-plan ticket packages are available by calling the Griffins at 616-774-4585.