Grand Rapids Griffins

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - No matter what happens with the Detroit Red Wings coaching situation following the departure of Mike Babcock, frontrunner Jeff Blashill will stay with the Grand Rapids Griffins for the duration of the playoffs. Ryan Martin, Red Wings assistant general manager, confirmed in a text Wednesday afternoon Blashill would continue to coach the team, currently preparing for the Western Conference finals. (MLive)

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