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Red Wings assign nine, including Filip Zadina, to AHL Grand Rapids

Posted: 9:15 AM, Sep 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-29 09:15:15-04
Red Wings assign nine, including Filip Zadina, to AHL Grand Rapids

DETROIT (WXYZ) -- The Detroit Red Wings assigned nine players to the AHL Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday.

Forwards Ryan Kuffner, David Pope, Givani Smith, Evgeny Svechnikov, Joe Veleno and Filip Zadina were assigned to Grand Rapids along with defensemen Oliwer Kaski, Gustav Lindstrom and Vili Saarijarvi.

Detroit also released forwards Jarid Lukosevicius, Gregor MacLeod and Dominik Shine from their professional tryouts.

The Red Wings have 36 players on their preseason roster entering Saturday night's preseason finale in Toronto.