Griffins Ride Red Hot Rookie Mrazek to First Home Win
Rookie netminder Petr Mrazek notched his third win in a row, helping the hometown grand Rapids Griffins to their first victory at VanAndel Arena this season. The plucky puckstopper 24 stops including 11 in the first period to keep his team in the game until the offense woke up. Nyquist (6) and Andersson (3) each had a goal and an assist, with pare and Sheahan adding tallies. Freshman rearguard Chad Billins added three assists in the winning effort.