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Red Wings return Chase Pearson to AHL Grand Rapids
By Mike Gould1 year ago
Fresh off their 5–2 defeat at the hands of the Florida Panthers, the Detroit Red Wings have assigned forward @Chase Pearson to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League.
Pearson, 24, has appeared in three games with the Red Wings this season. During his most recent call-up, he played 6:42 against the New York Rangers on April 16 and 5:54 against the Panthers on April 21.
The Red Wings originally selected Pearson in the fifth round (140th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft. The 6’3″ center has seven goals and 18 points in 49 AHL games with Grand Rapids this season; he’s still searching for his first NHL point.
With just four games remaining on their 2021–22 regular-season schedule, the Red Wings will return to action for their final home game on April 23 when they take on the playoff-bound Pittsburgh Penguins at 12:30 p.m. ET.
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