Detroit Recalls Christoffer Ehn from Griffins
On Wednesday, Detroit recalled Christoffer Ehn from the Grand Rapids Griffins. With a reported injury to Darren Helm, Detroit needed someone to fill the roster spot. Ehn has played 14 games with Detroit so far this season.
Additionally, Mike Green is injured, which means we should see another player recalled from Grand Rapids.
Press release follows:
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday recalled forward Christoffer Ehn from the Grand Rapids Griffins.
The 23-year-old has skated in 14 games with the Red Wings this season, averaging 11:53 of ice time and tallying two penalty minutes. Selected in the fourth round, 106th overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by Detroit, Ehn has accounted for nine points (3-6—9) and eight PIM in 74 career games for the Red Wings since 2018-19. He became the 173rd Griffins alumnus to play in the NHL when he returned to Detroit’s lineup on Nov. 6, 2018 vs. Vancouver.
The 6-foot-2, 193-pound forward appeared in 17 games with the Griffins last season – his first in North America – and recorded seven points (2-5—7), a plus-four rating and eight PIM. In five Calder Cup Playoff contests, he finished with two points (0-2—2), a plus-three rating and two PIM.
A native of Skara, Sweden, Ehn played in 147 games with Frolunda in the Swedish Hockey League from 2013-18 and recorded 32 points (11-21—32). He produced career highs in goals (7), assists (10) and points (17) in 2017-18. Ehn helped Frolunda win back-to-back Champions League Tournament crowns in 2016-17 and 2015-2016 and an SHL title in 2015-2016. He’s also represented Sweden at the IIHF World Junior Championship in 2016 and 2015.
The Griffins (8-7-1-1) host the San Antonio Rampage at 7 p.m.