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Wings call up six from GR, sign two more to tryout

 
Wings call up six from GR, sign two more to tryout

The Detroit Red Wings on Friday recalled forwards Mitch Callahan, Calle Jarnkrok, Teemu Pulkkinen and Riley Sheahan; defenseman Ryan Sproul; and goaltender Jared Coreau from the Grand Rapids Griffins.

Additionally, the Red Wings signed Griffins forward Jeff Hoggan and defenseman Nathan Paetsch to professional tryouts. 

This group joins three other Griffins in Detroit -- forwards Luke Glendening and Tomas Jurco, along with defenseman Xavier Ouellet -- who were called up from Grand Rapids earlier this week. All of the players called up from

Grand Rapids will be available to play as the Wings will battle the Leafs in Toronto Saturday night at 7:00pm in the second of back-to-back games.

The Griffins conclude training camp this weekend with a pair of neutral-site preseason games against the Lake Erie Monsters. Grand Rapids will first battle the Monsters on Saturday at 7:00pm at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, MI before squaring off again on Sunday at
7:05pm at the WFCU Centre in WindsorOntario.

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