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Red Wings assign Mantha to Griffins

Detroit also placed defenseman Niklas Kronwall on injured reserve

by Kyle Kujawa / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today assigned right wing Anthony Mantha to the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins. Additionally, the Red Wings placed defenseman Niklas Kronwall on injured reserve.

The Red Wings will travel to Florida tomorrow in preparation for Thursday's season opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning (7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket) and Saturday's game against the Florida Panthers (7:00 p.m. on FOX Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket). Detroit will open its home slate on Monday, Oct. 17 versus the Ottawa Senators.

PLAYER ASSIGNED ON 10/11/16
39   Anthony Mantha RW L 5-Jun 221   Longueuil, Quebec 9/16/1994   2013 Draft (1/20)

      

PLAYER PLACED ON INJURED RESERVE ON 10/11/16
55   Niklas Kronwall D L Jun-00 194   Stockholm, Sweden 1/12/1981   2000 Draft (1/29)

 

CURRENT DETROIT RED WINGS ROSTER - 24 PLAYERS
#   FORWARDS (15) POS S HGT WGT   BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE   ACQUIRED
4   Teemu Pulkkinen RW R 10-May 185   Vantaa, Finland 1/2/1992   2010 Draft (4/111)
8   Justin Abdelkader LW L 2-Jun 218   Muskegon, Michigan 2/25/1987   2005 Draft (2/42)
14   Gustav Nyquist RW L 11-May 184   Halmstad, Sweden 9/1/1989   2008 Draft (4/121)
15   Riley Sheahan C L 3-Jun 226   St. Catharines, Ontario 12/7/1991   2010 Draft (1/21)
20   Drew Miller LW L 2-Jun 183   Dover, New Jersey 2/17/1984   Waivers, 11/11/09
21   Tomas Tatar LW L 10-May 185   Ilava, Slovakia 12/1/1990   2009 Draft (2/60)
29   Steve Ott C L Jun-00 193   Summerside, P.E.I. 8/19/1982   Signed, 7/1/16
40   Henrik Zetterberg C L Jun-00 197   Njurunda, Sweden 10/9/1980   1999 Draft (7/210)
41   Luke Glendening C R 11-May 199   Grand Rapids, Michigan 4/28/1989   Signed, 7/5/13
43   Darren Helm C L Jun-00 196   St. Andrews, Manitoba 1/21/1987   2005 Draft (5/132)
46   Ben Street C L 11-May 199   Coquitlam, British Columbia 2/13/1987   Signed, 7/1/16
51   Frans Nielsen C L 1-Jun 188   Herning, Denmark 4/24/1984   Signed, 7/1/16
62   Thomas Vanek LW R 2-Jun 214   Vienna, Austria 1/19/1984   Signed, 7/1/16
71   Dylan Larkin C L 1-Jun 190   Waterford, Michigan 7/30/1996   2014 Draft (1/15)
72   Andreas Athanasiou C L 2-Jun 188   Woodbridge, Ontario 8/6/1994   2012 Draft (4/110)
                       
#   DEFENSEMEN (7) POS S HGT WGT   BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE   ACQUIRED
2   Brendan Smith D L 2-Jun 211   Mimico, Ontario 2/8/1989   2007 Draft (1/27)
25   Mike Green D R 1-Jun 207   Calgary, Alberta 10/12/1985   Signed, 7/1/15
48   Ryan Sproul D R 4-Jun 211   Mississauga, Ontario 1/13/1993   2011 Draft (2/55)
52   Jonathan Ericsson D L 4-Jun 220   Karlskrona, Sweden 3/2/1984   2002 Draft (9/291)
53   Alexey Marchenko D R 3-Jun 210   Moscow, Russia 1/2/1992   2011 Draft (7/205)
61   Xavier Ouellet D L 1-Jun 208   Bayonne, France 7/29/1993   2011 Draft (2/48)
65   Danny DeKeyser D L 3-Jun 192   Macomb, Michigan 3/7/1990   Signed, 3/29/13
                       
#   GOALIES (2) POS C HGT WGT   BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE   ACQUIRED
34   Petr Mrazek G L 2-Jun 183   Ostrava, Czech Republic 2/14/1992   2010 Draft (5/141)
35   Jimmy Howard G L 1-Jun 218   Syracuse, New York 3/26/1984   2003 Draft (2/64)
                       
#   INJURED RESERVE (5) POS S HGT WGT   BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE   ACQUIRED
26   Tomas Jurco RW L 2-Jun 188   Kosice, Slovakia 12/28/1992   2011 Draft (2/35)
28   Vili Saarijarvi D R 9-May 172   Rovaniemi, Finland 5/15/1997   2015 Draft (3/73)
55   Niklas Kronwall D L Jun-00 194   Stockholm, Sweden 1/12/1981   2000 Draft (1/29)
77   Dan Renouf D L 2-Jun 205   Pickering, Ontario 6/1/1994   Signed, 3/10/16
83   Tomas Nosek C L 3-Jun 210   Pardubice, Czech Republic 9/1/1992   Signed, 6/14/14

 

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