The Detroit Red Wings today announced that goaltender Jordan Pearce
has been reassigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League. Pearce, 25, has dressed in six games for Detroit since being recalled from Grand Rapids on March 16, serving as backup to both Jimmy Howard
and Ty Conklin
. In 17 appearances with the Griffins this season, Pearce has posted a 3-7-1 record in addition to a 3.53 GAA and an .874 SV%.
Currently in possession of a 46-26-5 record, Detroit will next face the Nashville Predators (44-25-8) on Friday night (7:30 p.m. – FSD + & 97.1 The Ticket) at Joe Louis Arena. All fans in attendance for this match will receive a complimentary Valtteri Filppula
5x7 mini tradeable Fathead courtesy of Quicken Loans Inc. Also, as part of the second annual Going Green Night promotion, the first 5,000 fans through the gates will receive a free ‘Going Green’ commemorative cap compliments of the Red Wings and DTE Energy. Tickets to all upcoming Red Wings home games are available at the JLA Box Office (313-394-7000), all Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) outlets and online at DetroitRedWings.com.
SPECIAL COKE ZERO FAMILY PACKS AVAILABLE
FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON’S GAME!
The Florida Panthers pay their lone visit of the season to Detroit on Sunday, April 1 (puck drop – 4:00 p.m.) to battle the Red Wings on the final Meijer Kids Day of the season. The first 2,500 fans aged 12-and-under in attendance for this contest will receive a free Red Wings coloring book courtesy of Meijer. Special Coke Zero Family Packs – featuring two tickets, two hot dogs and two soft drinks for as low as $54 apiece – are available for Sunday afternoon’s game. More information on these value-laden packages can be obtained by calling the Red Wings’ Ticket Hotline at 313-396-7575.