With the NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City set to wrap up on Wednesday and the Red Wings’ main camp on tap for this weekend, the Griffins’ media buzz is starting to build. Starting today and continuing daily – or perhaps weekdayly, to coin a new word – throughout the 2010-11 season, Half Eagle, Half Lion, All Griffin will be your source for what’s being said about your favorite AHL team and its current and former players. On with the show!
- Who can forget Aaron Downey’s memorable hot tub/rubber duckie ad on the VAA videoboard during the 2008-09 season? Well, according to MLive’s Ansar Khan, Downey’s looking forward to making a splash of a different kind as an invitee to Detroit’s camp.
- NHL.com’s Mike Morreale reports that Thomas McCollum is preparing for a much more successful sophomore season in Grand Rapids.
- His locker stall might be in a less desirable location now, but former Griffin Jiri Hudler is happy to be back in Detroit, according to Eric Lacy of the Detroit News.
- Sarah Lindenau of RedWingsCentral.com says that Joakim Andersson will look to boost his offensive output during his first full North American season with the Griffins.
- Finally, want to trade a new or gently used winter coat for a free Griffins ticket?