Alexey Marchenko and Jimmy Howard placed on injured reserve
DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings today recalled goaltender Jared Coreau from the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins and placed defenseman Alexey Marchenko (retroactive to Nov. 20) and goaltender Jimmy Howard on seven-day injured reserve.
Coreau, 25, is in his fourth professional season and established new career highs for the Griffins in 2015-16 in games played, wins and shutouts and ranked among the AHL's top netminders with 29 wins (T4th), a 2.43 goals-against average (10th), 0.922 save percentage (T4th) and six shutouts (3rd) in 47 appearances. This season, the 6-foot-6, 220-lb., goaltender has an 8-5-0 record, 2.39 goals-against average, 0.923 save percentage and one shutout in 13 games. Coreau has appeared in 90 games with the Griffins since 2013-14, sporting a 53-32-13 record, 2.43 goals-against average, 0.921 save percentage and 10 shutouts.
A native of Perth, Ontario, Coreau spent three seasons at Northern Michigan University in the CCHA prior to signing with the Red Wings after the 2012-13 season. In 76 games with the Wildcats, he accumulated a 32-31-8 record, 2.72 goals-against average, 0.919 save percentage and two shutouts. Coreau also spent one season with the Lincoln Stars in the USHL prior to his collegiate career, posting a 3.62 goals-against average and a 0.882 save percentage in 38 games with the team during the 2009-10 campaign.
Jared Coreau, Goalie Born Nov. 5, 1991 -- Perth, Ontario Height 6.06 -- Weight 220 -- Shoots L