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Grand Rapids Griffins 2013 Training Camp
Day One...
By Jason Kasiorek
September 23rd, 2013

The defending Calder Cup Champion Grand Rapids Griffins kicked off their 2013 training camp this morning at Griff's Ice House. The forwards started out on the rink at the rear of the facility before joining the defense and netminders of the front sheet. Twenty-four players were on the ice, made up of 2 goalies, 8 blueliner's and 14 forwards, including a couple that had not been officially assigned yet.

Wings Assistant GM Ryan Martin was on hand watching the proceedings with interest. Coach Blashill ran the troops through a fast paced set of drills, aided by Jiri Fischer, Chris Chelios, Jim Paek and Spiros Anastas among others.

Lines and defensive pairings:

Blue Team
6 Teemu Pulkkinen - 12 Calle Jarnkrok - 28 Tomas Jurco
21 Trevor Parkes/13 Marek Tvrdon - 11 Andrej Nestrasil - 15 Mitch Callahan

44 Brennan Evans - 3 Alexey Marchenko
17 Max Nicastro - 54 Richard Nedomlel

White Team
10 Jeff Hoggan - 26 David McIntyre - 27 Martin Frk
9 Alden Hirschfeld - 25 Kevin Lynch/39 Travis Novak - 32 Dane Walters

7 Ryan Sproul - 16 Xavier Ouellet
20 Gleason Fournier - 2 Joe Hartman

1 Cam Lanigan
30 Tom McCollum

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