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Kindl, Ference among 17 players cut by Wings

by Bill Roose / Detroit Red Wings
DETROIT -- The Red Wings cut 17 players from the training camp roster. Nine players, including defensemen Jakub Kindl and veteran Brad Ference were assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins, the Wings’ American Hockey League affiliate.

Ference is a former No. 1 draft pick of the Vancouver Canucks, who has played  in parts of seven NHL season. Most recently, he  played in five games with Calgary last season.

Eight others were released. As of today, the Red Wings' roster stands at 34 players.

Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL)
Adam Berkhoel, G
Carl Corazzini,R
Mark Cullen, C
Brett Englehardt, R
Brad Ference, D
Randall Gelech, R
Jakub Kindl, D
Ryan Oulahen, L
Garrett Stafford, D

Neil Clark, R
Jassen Cullimore, D
Jon Insana, D
Scott Jackson, D
Adam Keefe, R
Cleve Kinley, D
Jamie Tardif, R
Dominic Vicari, G
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