In Red Wings Land
With the Wings season over, the Griffins are getting half their roster back in time for the playoffs. Chelios, Hicketts, Hronek, McIlrath, Ehn, Frk, Puempel, and Turgeon all head back to Grand Rapids to start the chase for the Calder Cup.
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All the first round matchups are set and here’s your schedule. You’ve got until Wednesday before we get started. Fortunately there’s another television event that’s even more-interesting to Wings fans coming up before then, as the draft lottery happens Tuesday night.