The Detroit Red Wings have assigned forward Taro Hirose to the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins.
Hirose, 25, has appeared in 12 games for the Red Wings this year scoring one goal and four points. But in the American League, he’s shined.
In 52 games with the Griffins, Hirose’s scored 14 goals and 45 points.
Hirose was signed as an undrafted free agent and is now in his fourth season with the organization.
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