Detroit Red Wings forward Jakub Vrana played his 500th professional game, and was scoring his first goal since October 25th. The Grand Rapids Griffins would post an impressive 5-2 AHL road win over the Rockford IceHogs. Frana would score the fourth goal of the game for the Griffins. Grand Rapids scored four goals in the first 3:52 of the game. Vrana log by Shoots from the left circle And out of the right post.
It was his first goal in professional hockey since he was scoring for the Red Wings. It was also in the 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
– Grand Rapids Griffins (griffinshockey) January 19, 2023
Vrana was assigned to Grand Rapids on January 4 after clearing NHL waivers. Vrana compiled a 1-1-2 in nine games with the Griffins. He spent two months in the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program between October and December.
Red Wings teammate Alex Nedeljkovic had 35 saves to go 4-1-2 with the Griffins. He was also sent to the GR after being cleared from NHL waivers earlier this month. Austin Czarnik was marshaling offense for the Griffins, tallying two goals and an assist.
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Next Red Wings game
Detroit is looking to finish sliding 0-2-1. The Red Wings at the T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday (10 p.m. ET). The Wings are 2-1 all-time in Vegas.
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