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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Check back throughout the summer to discover where Griffins alumni will be playing and coaching during the 2014-15 season.

Sept. 16
Danny DeKeyser (2012-13) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Sept. 2

Brett Skinner (2012-13) - Signed to a one-year contract by KLH Chomutov (Czech Republic)

Aug. 21
Josef Fojtik (2007-08) - Signed by Cracovia Krakow (Poland)

Aug. 20
Mark Cullen (2007-08) - Signed by HC Bolzano (Italy)

Aug. 12
Darryl Bootland (2002-07) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Colorado Eagles (ECHL)

Cody Lampl (2012-13) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Toledo Walleye (ECHL)

Aug. 8
Nate DiCasmirro (2005-06) - Signed by the Valpellice Bulldogs (Italy)

Aug. 5
Ben Simon (2006-07) - Named assistant coach of the Toronto Marlies

Aug. 3
Darrell Hay (2007-08) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Sheffield Steelers (England)

Aug. 1
Jordan Owens (2009-11) - Signed by Sterzing/Vipiteno (Italy)

July 30
Derek Meech (2004-08; 10-11) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Texas Stars

Kyle Rogers (2010-11) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Toledo Walleye (ECHL)

July 29
Gleason Fournier (2011-14) - Signed by the Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL)

Glen Metropolit (1997-99) - Signed to a one-year contract by Adler Mannheim (Germany)

Mikael Samuelsson (2013-14) - Signed by Djurgarden IF (Sweden)

July 28
Nathan Robinson (2002-05) - Signed by the Nottingham Panthers (England)

Tomas Tatar (2009-13) - Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

July 25
Landon Ferraro (2009-10; 11-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Jason Williams (2002-03) - Signed by the Oklahoma City Barons

July 23
Alden Hirschfeld (2013-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

Jim Paek (AC 2005-14) - Named director of hockey for the Korea Ice Hockey Association and head coach of the Korean Men's National Team

July 22

Jamie Johnson (2010-12) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Kolner Haie (Germany)

Evan Rankin (2010-11) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Kolner Haie (Germany)

July 21
Trent Daavettila (2009-11) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Colorado Eagles (ECHL)

Triston Grant (2012-14) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Milwaukee Admirals

Patrick Rissmiller (2009-10) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by Ritten/Renon (Italy)

Petr Schastlivy (1999-02) - Signed by the Dinamo Riga (KHL)

July 17
Mitch Callahan (2011-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Andrej Nestrasil (2011-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

July 16
Garnet Exelby (2011-12) - Signed to a one-year contract by Dornbirner EC (Austria)

John Vigilante (2009-10) - Named assistant coach of the Plymouth Whalers (OHL)

July 14
Brennan Evans (2012-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

Aaron Gagnon (2008-09) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by Lukko (Finland)

July 11
Tom McCollum (2009-14) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

July 10
Jamie Tardif (2006-11) - Signed to a one-year contract by Adler Mannheim (Germany)

July 4
Kris Newbury (2009-10) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Washington Capitals

July 2
Willie Coetzee (2009-13) - Signed to a tryout by the EC Graz 99ers (Austria)

Bryan Helmer (2004-06) - Named assistant coach of the Hershey Bears

Max Nicastro (2012-14) - Signed by HC Banska Bystrica (Slovakia)

Kyle Quincey (2005-08) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

July 1
Chris Conner (2011-12) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Washington Capitals

Patrick Eaves (2013-14) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Dallas Stars

Joey MacDonald (2002-07;10-12) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Montreal Canadiens

Drew MacIntyre (2004-06) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Carolina Hurricanes

Petr Mrazek (2012-14) - Signed to a one-year extension (for 2015-16) by the Detroit Red Wings

Chris Mueller (2007-08) - Signed by the New York Rangers

Riley Sheahan (2011-14) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Jason Spezza (2001-02) - Acquired by the Dallas Stars from the Ottawa Senators

Mike Stothers (HC 2007-08) - Named head coach of the Manchester Monarchs

Clay Wilson (2005-06) - Signed by HK Sochi (KHL)

June 30
Adam Almquist (2012-14) - Tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Chad Billins (2012-13) - Signed by CSKA Moscow (KHL). Tendered a qualifying offer by the Calgary Flames

Mitch Callahan (2011-14) - Tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Willie Coetzee (2009-13) - Not tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Danny DeKeyser (2012-13) - Tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Cory Emmerton (2006-11;13-14) - Not tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Landon Ferraro (2009-10;11-14) - Tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Gleason Fournier (2011-14) - Not tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Andrej Nestrasil (2011-14) - Tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Max Nicastro (2012-14) - Not tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Trevor Parkes (2011-14) - Not tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Logan Pyett (2008-12) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by Admiral Vladivostok (KHL)

Riley Sheahan (2011-14) - Tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

Tomas Tatar (2009-13) - Tendered a qualifying offer by the Detroit Red Wings

June 27
Jonas Gustavsson (2012-13) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

June 25
Adam Almquist (2012-14) - Signed to a two-year contract by Severstal Cherepovets (KHL)

June 18
Jordin Tootoo (2013-14) - Placed on waivers by the Detroit Red Wings for the purpose of buying him out

June 17
Ville Leino (2008-09) - Placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres for the purpose of buying him out

June 11
David McIntyre (2013-14) - Signed by SaiPa Lappeenranta (Finland)

June 9
Darren Haydar (2008-09) - Signed by Medvescak Zagreb (KHL)

June 6
Riley Armstrong (2009-10) - Signed by Vita Hasten (Sweden)

June 4
Jeff Blashill (HC 2012-14) - Signed to a new three-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

June 3
Mattias Janmark (2013-14) - Signed to a one-year contract by Frolunda (Sweden)

Garrett Stafford (2007-09) - Signed to a one-year contract by Assat (Finland)

Zack Torquato (2007-09) - Signed to a tryout by Sparta Praha (Czech Republic)

May 23
Cory Emmerton (2006-11;13-14) - Signed by the Sochinskiye Leopardy (KHL)

April 3
Spiros Anastas (AC 2012-14) - Named head coach of the University of Lethbridge (CIS)



2014 Free Agents (Players who ended the 2013-14 season with or under contract to the Griffins)
Griffins UFAs: Brennan Evans, Triston Grant, Kevin Lynch, David McIntyre
Red Wings RFAs: Adam Almquist, Mitch Callahan, Willie Coetzee, Cory Emmerton, Landon Ferraro, Gleason Fournier, Andrej Nestrasil, Max Nicastro, Trevor Parkes, Riley Sheahan


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