Griffins defeat Checkers 2-1

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Grand Rapids Griffins Goaltender Tom McCollum’s 35-save performance helped his team take down the Charlotte Checkers 2-1 Sunday at The Time Warner Cable Arena. With two games left on their schedule, Charlotte (37-34-1-2) started the game tied at 77 points for the eighth Western Conference playoff spot, with both the RockfordContinue reading “Griffins defeat Checkers 2-1”

Griffins beat Hamilton Bulldogs in shootout

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit In the 10th round of Saturday’s shootout, Nathan Paetsch delivered a game-winning shot into the left side of the net, allowing the Grand Rapids Griffins to defeat the Hamilton Bulldogs 2-1 in a tough game at the Van Andel Arena. Paetsch led the Griffins ahead to the win, following TomContinue reading “Griffins beat Hamilton Bulldogs in shootout”

Frk returns to Griffins

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Right wing Martin Frk, 20, was reassigned from the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye to the Grand Rapids Griffins by the Detroit Red Wings Thursday. After skating 15 games with the Walleye since Nov. 4, Frk has earned 13 points and 10 IPM in addition to emerging in six contests with GrandContinue reading “Frk returns to Griffins”