GRAND RAPIDS, MI – On Monday, Brian Lashoff, Jared Coreau, Matt Lorito, Ben Street, and Dylan Mcllrath all cleared waivers and were assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins. All players are expected to join the team for practice on Tuesday.
With Coreau’s addition to the team, the Griffins now have three goalies on the current roster. Matej Machovsky is expected to go to the Griffins’ ECHL affiliate, Toledo Walleye. Veteran AHL goalie Tom McCollum is projected to serve as the backup to Coreau.
The Red Wings also placed Ryan Sproul and David Booth on waivers today.
Tyler Bertuzzi, Eric Tangradi, and Evgeny Svechnikov were all placed on injured reserve today by the Red Wings. Tangradi and Svechnikov are expected to join the Griffins once they are healthy.
The Griffins roster is now at 24 players. The defending Calder Cup champions will begin their title defense when they open up the season this Friday night against the Manitoba Moose.