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02-17-2017, 10:25 PM
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Griffins Rampaged San Antonio in first of two home games:

Griffins played a dominating first period and then glided by San Antonio in the first of 2 games with each other here in Grand Rapids with a 5-1 victory.

Griffins scored 3 goals and outshotted the Rampage 17-6 as the dominated play in the first period. Martin Frk scored the first goal on a delayed penalty as he was the extra player coming off the bench as he got a nice pass from Colin Campbell and Frk one-timed it from the far point and scored. Mitch Callahan scored the 2nd Griffins goal off a rebound from Tangradi 4 minutes later. Griffins connected on a 5 on 3 PP as Matthew Ford got a pass from Svechnikov and he skated from the far circle and came back where Svechnikov was at the point and blasted home the shot for a 3-0 lead. Svechnikov got the 2nd assist to keep his scoring streak at 12 games.

San Antonio woke up in the 2nd period as they pinched the Griffins in their own zone and got a 2 on 1 to where they scored to make it 3-1. Svechnikov took a bad double-minor penalty for high sticking in the offensive zone to where Griffins goaltender Cal Heeter had to stood tall to bail the Griffins out. Griffins made it 4-1 as Svechnikov came out of the box to join Bertuzzi and Turgeon for a 3 on 1 as Bertuzzi made a nice pass to Turgeon and he tipped it by the Rampage goalie for the goal.

Cal Heeter held the Rampage off in the 3rd period as they were coming at him as the play for most of the period was in the Griffins zone. Tangradi scored with 2:49 left to make it 5-1 just after the Rampage penalty expired. Criscuolo thought he scored seconds earlier as he hit under the cross bar, but a couple of Rampage players tried to hit the bouncing puck in front of their goal and Tangradi blocked it and hammered it home. The refs reviewed the previous chance by Criscuolo, but gave the goal to Tangradi unassisted to finish the scoring. Cal Heeter made 32 saves for the night and he was named the star of the game. Same two teams play here again tomorrow night.

Griffins scoring:
Goals: Frk, Callahan (GWG), Ford (PP), Turgeon, Tangradi
Assists: Campbell, Ford, Tangradi, Street, Russo, Svechnikov, Bertuzzi

1 2 3 F
SA 0 1 0 1
GR 3 1 1 5

SA 6 13 14 33
GR 17 12 8 37


PP: 1-5
PK: 4-4


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02-18-2017, 10:23 PM
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Griffins sweep San Antonio with a shutout:

Griffins complete the 2 game sweep at home tonight with a commanding 6-0 victory over the San Antonio Rampage. Eddie Pasquale faced only 18 shots to record his 3rd shutout for the Griffins.

Matt Lorito got the Griffins on the board as the Rampage goaltender could not handle a high shot from the point and though he had it in his chest and the puck was laying next to him and Matt beat the Rampage defender and poked by and hitting the inside near post and gliding to the other side in the net for a 1-0 lead after the first period. The Griffins had to kill off 2 Rampage power plays before that and Pasquale had to be sharp as the Rampage pushed early in the period.

Griffins dominated the 2nd period striking with 3 goals in the middle frame. Tomas Nosek made a pass inside the Rampage blue line between 2 defenders and hit Tyler Bertuzzi in stride and he tucked the puck between the goalie's legs to make it 2-0. Matt Caito then made a nice shot pass to a streaking Ben Street as he redirected the pass behind the Rampage goalie and made it 3-0. Matthew Ford got the puck just inside the Rampage blue and shot towards goal as it hit off a Rampage D and then hit Matt Lorito and ended up between the goalie's legs for his 2nd goal of the night and made it 4-0 after 2 periods.

Griffins pushed on in the third as San Antonio were more focussed on taking Griffins players out then trying to make a comeback. Mitch Callahan got crunched by 2 Rampage players on the boards in front of the penalty box area and he skated under his own power and went to the locker room. He did not return. Griffins finally had some power play time and Robbie Russo shot from the point to where the Rampage goalie made a pad save to his right only to redirect the puck to a wide open Eric Tangradi and he buried it in the open net for his 4th and 7th point in the last 3 games. Griffins put out their 4th line for the last 2 PP attempts and Matt Caito got his first of the season with a blast from the point and Drew Miller screening the Rampage goalie as it hit the back of the net to finish the scoring.

1 2 3 Tot
SA 0 0 0 0
GR 1 3 2 6

SA 9 5 4 18
GR 13 15 8 36

Griffins goals:
Lorito (2), Bertuzzi, Street, Tangradi (PP), Caito (PP)

Griffins assists:
Callahan, Hicketts, Bertuzzi, Nosek, Frk, Caito, Allen (3), Ford, Russo, Campbell

PP: 2-4
PK: 2-2

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So point streak ended for svechnikov? Dang

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So point streak ended for svechnikov? Dang
I don't think he was playing . Maybe him and Green Will be trader, just wish

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So point streak ended for svechnikov? Dang
Svechnikov was hurt late in the game on Friday night and he was a scratch for Saturday's game. Do not know the injury, but he is listed as day to day. With the Griffins not playing until next Friday and Saturday here in Grand Rapids against Milwaukee, Svech will be ready to go by Friday.

There was talk that Jimmy Howard was going to make another conditioning stint back to Grand Rapids next week, but it does not look like that is going to happen for now according to Coach Nelson on his after the game interview on Wednesday.

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Man kinda feel bad for Hicketts. 2-3 inches taller and he could has the potential to be a top pairing d-man in NHL. Must be frustrating for him since he can't do anything about it, but it doesn't seem to bother him, the tenacity he shows is incredible.

What's the concensus on russo btw, should he get a shot at the big stage this season?

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What's the concensus on Russo btw, should he get a shot at the big stage this season?
I think yes, he will be up at some point, after the trade deadline opens more roster spots.

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I think yes, he will be up at some point, after the trade deadline opens more roster spots.
Best part of being this far out of the playoffs.

We can afford to call up these kids and give em a shot without worrying about whether it costs us points or not. See what we've got.

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It all depends on what Holland does to the Wings at the trade deadline that will determine if any Griffins will move up to Detroit this season.

If Vanek gets dealt away, you will most likely see Nosek or Lorito move up to get a look to see what they can do. Especially Nosek because this is his last waiver exempt season and Holland needs to not only make decisions on which Wings need to stay and go, but here in Grand Rapids, the Griffins have an overload of veteran forwards that are stuck right now and have no where to go. The Griffins are sitting out 2 vets right now (Cleary is one of them plus they are rotating others for the other spot). This is been going on for the 3rd straight season now.

If a defenseman gets move (like Smith) at the trade deadline, it is possible that Russo might get a brief look, but I highly doubt it because the Wings have too many D up right now (Ouellet, Sproul, Jensen) that are rotating for playing time right now. Wings have to figure out of those 3 who makes it and who does not for next season. Jensen played himself to the point that the Wings will not take a chance on putting him on waivers to send him to Grand Rapids for the Griffins playoff run.

Russo has been struggling big time on his defensive side of his game in the past 15 games. He is getting points here, but needs to get his defensive side of his game to improve if he wants to make it to the NHL. He will get a much better look next season. Hicketts is doing well, but he is a 1st yr pro, so I doubt you will see him up in Detroit this season. Besides the Wings are not going to mess the Griffins up too much since they have a killer 7 games (2 weeks) road trip starting at the trade deadline and runs into the first 2 weeks of March and they are slowly getting prepared for the Calder Cup playoffs in mid April. Otherwise if an injury occurs, the Wings will call up Lashoff to play 2-3 games and then go back to GR.

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Looks like I will get to see Jared Coreau instead of Jimmy Howard in goal for the Griffins this weekend. Coreau needs to get his confidence back and I hope he finds it here in GR.

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Milwaukee Admirals throws the anchor on the Griffins & Svechnikov point streak:

The Milwaukee Admirals took advantage of a bad performance for most of the game on the Griffins defense and threw their anchor on a 3rd period comeback to beat the Griffins in the first of 2 games here by a 5-3 score.

First period was up and down and the Griffins had a few chances but could not score. Jared Coreau looked good early stopping all 7 shots that came his way as the period ended 0-0.

Second period, Milwaukee put more pressure on the Griffins d-men to create and force numerous turnovers. Coreau stood tall in the first half of the second bailing out the Griffins on a 5 on 3 Milwaukee PP for about 1:10. But Milwaukee scored with about 9 minutes to go on a weak deflected shot that Coreau stopped but directed the rebound to an open Admiral winger and he put it in the empty net. Milwaukee made it 2-0 late in the period on a poor clearing attempts by the Griffins which the Admirals took advantage off and outskated them as Coreau could not find the puck and they buried it home. Dan Renouf created the only excitement in the period as he got into it with an Admirals forward and they got into a fight. Renouf brought his man down after each exchanged a couple of punches each.

Third period, the Admirals struck :55 on another Griffins turnover and Coreau did not have much of a chance. Nearly 5 minutes later, Milwaukee made it 4-0 on a 2 on 1 break and the Admirals player batted down a cross pass that was going wide from about 2' off the ice and swatted by Coreau. Then the Griffins made a pressing comeback. At about the 8 minute mark, Matt Lorito made a pass through the crease on a 5 on 3 PP to Mitch Callahan and he buried it in the open net to cut the lead to 4-1. Little over 4 minutes later, Tomas Nosek made a nice pass from behind the net to Martin Frk and he buried it on his second shot for his 19th. About 90 seconds later, a great Griffins forecheck in the Admirals zone forced a turnover and Tyler Bertuzzi shot a backhand through the Admirals goalie to make it 4-3 with under 6 minutes to go. The Griffins pushed but a too many men on the ice penalty on the Griffins slowed their momentium. Then about 30 seconds later, an Admirals forward high sticked Connor Allen behind the Griffins net and Allen threw 2 punches and knocked the Admiral down on the ice, which ended up causing the Admirals to have another 5 on 3 PP with 2:50 left. Griffins fought it off and pulled Coreau in the last minute, only to have the Admirals score in the empty net with 21.3 left to seal the Admirals win.

1 2 3 F
Mil 0 2 3 5
GR 0 0 3 3

Mil 7 10 12 29
GR 10 8 11 29

PP: 1-2
PK: 4-4


Coreau looked OK for his first game back as a Griffins in a couple of months, but there is room for improvement. Griffins d hung him out to dry on most of the goals as Milwaukee outskated us for over 2 periods. Svechnikov did play tonight, but he was stopped for most of the night and his point streak ended at 12 games. Both teams go at it again tomorrow night for the last Griffins home before they go on the road for the next 7 games.

Griffins goals:
Callahan (PP), Frk, Bertuzzi

Griffins assists:
Lorito, Frk, Nosek


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Milwaukee Admirals throws the anchor on the Griffins & Svechnikov point streak:

The Milwaukee Admirals took advantage of a bad performance for most of the game on the Griffins defense and threw their anchor on a 3rd period comeback to beat the Griffins in the first of 2 games here by a 5-3 score.

First period was up and down and the Griffins had a few chances but could not score. Jared Coreau looked good early stopping all 7 shots that came his way as the period ended 0-0.

Second period, Milwaukee put more pressure on the Griffins d-men to create and force numerous turnovers. Coreau stood tall in the first half of the second bailing out the Griffins on a 5 on 3 Milwaukee PP for about 1:10. But Milwaukee scored with about 9 minutes to go on a weak deflected shot that Coreau stopped but directed the rebound to an open Admiral winger and he put it in the empty net. Milwaukee made it 2-0 late in the period on a poor clearing attempts by the Griffins which the Admirals took advantage off and outskated them as Coreau could not find the puck and they buried it home. Dan Renouf created the only excitement in the period as he got into it with an Admirals forward and they got into a fight. Renouf brought his man down after each exchanged a couple of punches each.

Third period, the Admirals struck :55 on another Griffins turnover and Coreau did not have much of a chance. Nearly 5 minutes later, Milwaukee made it 4-0 on a 2 on 1 break and the Admirals player batted down a cross pass that was going wide from about 2' off the ice and swatted by Coreau. Then the Griffins made a pressing comeback. At about the 8 minute mark, Matt Lorito made a pass through the crease on a 5 on 3 PP to Mitch Callahan and he buried it in the open net to cut the lead to 4-1. Little over 4 minutes later, Tomas Nosek made a nice pass from behind the net to Martin Frk and he buried it on his second shot for his 19th. About 90 seconds later, a great Griffins forecheck in the Admirals zone forced a turnover and Tyler Bertuzzi shot a backhand through the Admirals goalie to make it 4-3 with under 6 minutes to go. The Griffins pushed but a too many men on the ice penalty on the Griffins slowed their momentium. Then about 30 seconds later, an Admirals forward high sticked Connor Allen behind the Griffins net and Allen threw 2 punches and knocked the Admiral down on the ice, which ended up causing the Admirals to have another 5 on 3 PP with 2:50 left. Griffins fought it off and pulled Coreau in the last minute, only to have the Admirals score in the empty net with 21.3 left to seal the Admirals win.

1 2 3 F
Mil 0 2 3 5
GR 0 0 3 3

Mil 7 10 12 29
GR 10 8 11 29

PP: 1-2
PK: 4-4


Coreau looked OK for his first game back as a Griffins in a couple of months, but there is room for improvement. Griffins d hung him out to dry on most of the goals as Milwaukee outskated us for over 2 periods. Svechnikov did play tonight, but he was stopped for most of the night and his point streak ended at 12 games. Both teams go at it again tomorrow night for the last Griffins home before they go on the road for the next 7 games.

Griffins goals:
Callahan (PP), Frk, Bertuzzi

Griffins assists:
Lorito, Frk, Nosek
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Griffins uses "The Force" to strike back against Milwaukee to get even.

Star Wars night in front of a sold out Van Andel Arena crowd on a Saturday night as the Griffins strikes back to defeat the Milwaukee Admirals 6-2.

1st period the Griffins took to the Admirals once again but could not score on their chances. After an Admirals penalty at the 12:00 mark and when Tomas Nosek get drilled from behind (left the game and did not return) about a minute later, the Griffins took advantage of the 5 on 3 power play as Matt Lorito made a nice cross ice pass to Martin Frk and he roofed it over the Admirals goalie Mazanec for his 20th goal of the season to make it 1-0. Less then 2 minutes later after Svechnikov took a silly unsportsman like conduct penalty (throwing his broken stick wildly in the high netting), Ben Street intercepted a pass just inside his own zone and broke out on the far side and blasted a shot over Mazanec shoulder for an unassisted shorthanded goal to make it 2-0. Russo nearly took out an Admirals player in front of his net as he ended up with a double minor as he drilled the player down to the ice. Big scrum took place after it happen.

2nd period the Griffins made it 3-0 at 2:06 when Martin Frk made a nice stretch pass to Tyler Bertuzzi and he took it deep in the Admirals zone and he made a nice pass in front of the net to a streaking Dominic Turgeon and he backhanded it top shelf. Turgeon ended up double shifting for the remainder of the night as Tomas Nosek did not return from his hit from behind and had good minutes with the top line. The officials took over as Mitch Callahan had to fend off 2 Admirals players at the same time which created a Griffins power play. But a minute later, Criscuolo took a penalty and :40 later Bertuzzi took a penalty and the Admirals had a 5 on 3 power play. Jared Coreau stood tall as the Griffins killed off both ends of the power play. At the 8 minute mark, Frk took a penalty and the Admirals finally cashed in on the power play as the player on the point shot and a forward tipped the puck in front and got by Coreau to make it 3-1. Took the Griffins :14 to make it 4-1 as Nathan Paetsch keep the puck inside the Admirals blue line and got it to Svechnikov. He then gave it to Lorito and he skated in front and flipped a backhand over Mazanec's shoulder. Coreau had help with both posts and made several great stops as the Griffins keep most of the Admirals shots from the outside.

3rd period. About 2 minutes in, Turgeon won a clean draw back to Lashoff and he one timed it and it went off Drew Miller to make it 5-1. Nearly 3 and half minutes later on 4 on 4, Martin Frk made a nice point to point pass to Lorito and he one timed it through the legs of Mazanec to make it 6-1. Milwaukee changed goaltenders after that goal. Little over 3 minutes later, Milwaukee made it 6-2 as the point man made a shot pass to the forward and redirected the puck pass Coreau. Game was getting chippy the rest of the way, but the Griffins finished the game and get ready for a grueling 7 games in 15 day road trip starting next Tuesday in Cleveland, then 4 games in Texas, and end up in California for 2 games (Stockton & San Jose).


1 2 3 F
Mil 0 1 1 2
GR 2 2 2 6

Mil 13 14 14 41
GR 14 7 15 36

PP: 1-6
PK: 5-6 (1 SHG)


Griffins goals:
Frk (PP), Lorito 2(G), Street (SH), Turgeon (GWG), Miller

Griffins assists:
Frk (2), Lorito, Hicketts, Turgeon, Bertuzzi, Svechnikov, Paetsch, Lashoff, Callahan


Much better performance by the Griffins tonight. Lorito was #1 star, Frk was #2 star, & Turgeon was #3 star.

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Frk with 39 points in 46 games, very impressive. 5 points off last season, in 21 fewer games.

7 points last 4 games, and 13 past 10.

We should really see what he's got...

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Frk with 39 points in 46 games, very impressive. 5 points off last season, in 21 fewer games.

7 points last 4 games, and 13 past 10.

We should really see what he's got...
Pulkkinen v2.

Really not sure he has what it takes to make it in the NHL. He'd be an attractive callup if we needed a cheap winger to an elite playmaking center. Not sure he can bring anything to a struggling team like the current Wings.

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Pulkkinen v2.

Really not sure he has what it takes to make it in the NHL. He'd be an attractive callup if we needed a cheap winger to an elite playmaking center. Not sure he can bring anything to a struggling team like the current Wings.
Possibly, as they are similar players, but how will we know unless we try him? He was very successful in pre-season, and he is grittier than Pulks. I just think he's worth a shot given we suck and he's in strong form.

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Pulkkinen v2.

Really not sure he has what it takes to make it in the NHL. He'd be an attractive callup if we needed a cheap winger to an elite playmaking center. Not sure he can bring anything to a struggling team like the current Wings.
He's got decent size though, something that just killed Pulkkinen at the NHL level. He got pushed around way too easily. Frk plays a heavier game.

And Frk also doesn't really have the accuracy issues Pulkkinen has. That's what really did Pulkkinen in. He rarely got pucks on net. So I don't know if that would be as much an issue with Frk.

He's grown as a player and produced well in GR, why not give him a shot?

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He's got decent size though, something that just killed Pulkkinen at the NHL level. He got pushed around way too easily. Frk plays a heavier game.

And Frk also doesn't really have the accuracy issues Pulkkinen has. That's what really did Pulkkinen in. He rarely got pucks on net. So I don't know if that would be as much an issue with Frk.

He's grown as a player and produced well in GR, why not give him a shot?
When Carolina claimed him off waivers, Frk had his chance to produce and he did not come through for them. Frk is not a good skater at all. Takes a lot of unwanted penalties (took one last night that cost us a goal). His shot is heavy and neat to watch, but it goes all over the place. Not very accurate. He may lead the Griffins in goals and PP goals, but he is 2nd in penalties. Very one dimensional player here. Good enough to make it here in the AHL, but he would be exposed big time in the NHL. That is why he is where he is at.

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When Carolina claimed him off waivers, Frk had his chance to produce and he did not come through for them. Frk is not a good skater at all. Takes a lot of unwanted penalties (took one last night that cost us a goal). His shot is heavy and neat to watch, but it goes all over the place. Not very accurate. He may lead the Griffins in goals and PP goals, but he is 2nd in penalties. Very one dimensional player here. Good enough to make it here in the AHL, but he would be exposed big time in the NHL. That is why he is where he is at.
Yeah what little I saw of him in Carolina he did not look like an NHLer. I'd be all for calling him up if we could put him next to Datsyuk or something to really put him in a position to succeed with his shot and offensive abilities, especially as a PP sniper. But we have a terrible PP and I doubt he can do better than Mantha/Tatar with Z. Putting Frk with Nielsen or Sheahan is unlikely to lead to much.

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Went to the game against the Admirals Friday night.

Really like Russo and Renouf on D. Different types of players obviously but both skate well and play their role well. Russo moves the puck, Renouf makes the simple play and plays tough out there. He had a good fight

Upfront I liked Svechnikov but he was a little quiet and Bertuzzi is always going 100%. I dont know if Bertuzzi is ever more than a third liner, maybe a prime Dan Cleary on a scring line type. But everyone will love him and he'll be a very valuable bottom 6er that can play up the line up if necessary

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Tues night in Cleveland:

1 2 3 F
GR 0 1 0 1
Clev 1 1 2 4

GR 5 13 3 21
Clev 24 10 14 48


PP: 0-3
PK: 5-5

Griffins scoring:
Frk (G), Hicketts (A), Tangradi (A)

Eddie Pasquale got a workout in the first period alone as he stood on his head to stop 23 of 24 shots in the first period. Cleveland scored at the 15 minute mark of the first period on a Griffins turnover. Martin Frk tied the game at the 7 minute mark in the 2nd period, but Cleveland retook the lead :25 later. Cleveland dominated the 3rd period as Mark Craig tipped a shot at the 8 minute mark in the 3rd period and the Monsters scored a shorthanded goal 3 minutes later to seal the Monsters win over the Griffins.

Tomas Nosek did not play in this game due to a concussion he received in Saturday night's game vs Milwaukee on a hit from behind hit in the first period. Griffins PP goal streak was snapped at 6 games. Griffins continue on their 7 game road trip when they start their "Texas 2-step tour" on Friday in San Antonio.

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Griffins start "Texas two-step" trip with a win in San Antonio on Friday night:

The Griffins road trips heads south into Texas as they got through a 4-2 victory in San Antonio.

1st period. Griffins got off to a good start as Matt Lorito made a nice pass to Robbie Russo and he blasted the puck high over Rampage goaltender Spencer Martin at 9:05 to take a 1-0 lead. With 1:25 remaining in the period, Evgeny Svechnikov shot on goal and the rebound was buried by Lorito in mid air to make it 2-0.

2nd period. Rampage came back at 5:40 mark on the PP as Rocco Grimaldi scored on the rebound as Griffins goaltender Cal Heeter made the initial save. Griffins had several PP chances but could not convert. Rampage tied the game at 2-2 at the 13:11 mark as Brendan Ranford scored as he was left alone in front of the Griffins goal.

3rd period. Rampage pushed hard early in the period but Cal Heeter stood strong in goal for the Griffins and keeping the game tied at 2-2. With 4:40 to got in regulation time, Ben Street buried a rebound on the PP for the game winning goal to make it 3-2. With :26 left in the game, Eric Tangradi made a nice break out pass to Matthew Ford and he walked in alone to score in the empty net to finalize the game at 4-2.

Dylan McIlrath played in his first Griffins game. Tomas Nosek did not play but he is suppose to fly in and meet the Griffins in Austin tomorrow as he has been cleared to play after receiving a concussion last Saturday night. He will most likely play in San Antonio on Tuesday. Jimmy Howard will start in goal tomorrow night in Austin and he is scheduled to play on Tuesday in San Antonio for his 2nd conditioning stint with the Griffins.


1 2 3 F
GR 2 0 2 4
SA 0 2 0 2

GR 8 13 10 31
SA 6 9 9 24


Griffins goals:
Russo, Lorito, Street (PP), Ford (EN)

Griffins assists:
Russo, Lorito, Svechnikov, Turgeon (2), Tangradi (2), Frk

PP: 1-7
PK: 1-2

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How are the lines and d-pairs currently?

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My question for people who watch the Griffins regularly: are Tangradi and Street regularly the best looking forwards and not Svechnikov/Frk/Bertuzzi?

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How are the lines and d-pairs currently?
Recently the d pairings have been the following.

Lashoff - Allen/Caito (whoever is in the lineup)
Renouf - Russo
Paetsch - Hicketts

Paetsch-Hicketts has been the only pairing that Nelson has kept together for most of the season. The rest has been rotating depending on other factors.

With McIlrath now in the picture, last night pairings was like this:

Lashoff-Russo
Renouf-McIlrath
Paetsch-Hicketts

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