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Wings call up Coreau from Grand Rapids

by Kyle Kujawa / Detroit Red Wings
Jared Coreau

DETROIT – The Red Wings today recalled goaltender Jared Coreau from the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins.

Coreau, 24, has been one of the top goalies in the AHL this season, ranking among league leaders with 26 wins (T2nd), a 2.27 goals-against average (4th), a 0.928 save percentage (3rd) and four shutouts (T3rd) in 39 games played. The Perth, Ontario, native has appeared in in 69 games with the Griffins since the 2013-14 campaign, owning a 42-22-3 record, a 2.35 goals-against average, a 0.924 save percentage and seven shutouts. Coreau, who has already set AHL career highs in games played, wins and shutouts, won 11 straight starts from Nov. 18 to Dec. 26 and was named the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for December, going 9-2-0 with a 1.92 goals-against average and 0.938 save percentage in 11 games. He is also 6-2-0 for the Griffins in February.

The 6-foot-5, 235-lb., netminder 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 in 2009-10 prior to his collegiate career.

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