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Red Wings recall Hirose and Lindstrom, place Nielsen & Green on IR

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Posted at 6:29 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 18:29:25-05

The Detroit Red Wings announced several roster moves on Wednesday, recalling left wing Taro Hirose and defenseman Gustav Lindstrom from the Grand Rapids Griffins.

With the recall, Detroit also placed center Frans Nielsen and defenseman Mike Green on injured reserve, with Green retroactive to Jan. 20.

Hirose, 23, has split time between Detroit and Grand Rapids this season, and in 23 games with Detroit, he has seven points – two goals and five assists – bringing his career NHL total to 14 points – three goals and 11 assists.

Lindstrom, 21, has played in 45 games for the Griffins this season was has five points, all assists. He made his debut in Grand Rapids on Oct. 5 and wa a second round draft pick in 2017. This will be his first time in the NHL.