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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Check back throughout the summer to discover where Griffins alumni will be playing and coaching during the 2015-16 season.

Sept. 16
Adam Almquist (2011-14) - Signed to a two-year contract by HV71 (Sweden)

Tomas Kopecky (2002-06) - Signed to a tryout by the Chicago Blackhawks

Sept. 15
Sheldon Brookbank (2001-03) - Signed to a tryout by the Anaheim Ducks

Sept. 8
Jason Lepine (2010-11) - Signed by Fassa (Italy)

Sept. 4
Jonas Gustavsson (2012-13;14-15) - Invited to training camp by the Boston Bruins

Sept. 2
Joel Chouinard (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by Toledo (ECHL)

Sept. 1
Trent Daavettila (2009-11) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by Colorado (ECHL)

Aug. 27
Sergei Kolosov (2008-11) - Signed by HK Gomel (Belarus)

Aug. 26
Jared Nightingale (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by Toledo (ECHL)

Patrick Rissmiller (2009-10) - Retired; Named development coach of the New Jersey Devils

Aug. 23
Nate DiCasmirro (2005-06) - Signed by HC Bolzano (Italy)

Aug. 22
Logan Pyett (2008-12) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Aug. 14
Gleason Fournier (2011-14) - Signed by Alaska (ECHL)

Aug. 10
Nathan Robinson (2002-05) - Signed to a one-year contract by HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)

Aug. 5
Riley Armstrong (2009-10) - Signed by Utah (ECHL)

Aug. 4
Brennan Evans (2012-15) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Texas Stars

Aug. 1
Maxim Spiridonov (1997-99) - Retired

July 31
Clay Wilson (2005-06) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by HK Sochi (KHL)

July 30
Chris Bruton (2014-15) - Signed by Braehead (Scotland)

July 29
Donald MacLean (1998-99;05-06) - Named assistant coach of Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

July 28
Derek King (1999-01;02-04) - Named assistant coach of Owen Sound (OHL)

July 27
David Brown (2010-11) - Signed by Fife (Scotland)

July 26
Kris Newbury (2009-10) - Signed by the Ontario Reign

July 24
Tomas Jurco (2012-14) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Ville Leino (2008-09) - Signed by Dinamo Riga (KHL)

July 23
Max Nicastro (2012-13) - Signed by the Toronto Marlies

July 22
Pat Nagle (2014-15) - Re-signed by the Fort Wayne Komets (ECHL)

July 21
Doug Janik (2009-12) - Retired; named assistant coach of the Springfield Falcons

Kent McDonell (2005-06) - Signed to a one-year contract by Malmo (Sweden)

Teemu Pulkkinen (2012-15) - Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings

July 20
Greg Ireland (AC 2003-05, HC 2004-07) - Named head coach of Adler Mannheim (Germany)

July 17
Calle Jarnkrok (2012-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Nashville Predators

July 16
Alden Hirschfeld (2013-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

Trevor Parkes (2011-14) - Signed to a one-year contract by the San Jose Barracuda

Jason Williams (2002-03) - Signed by Kolner Haie (Germany)

July 15
Louis-Marc Aubry (2011-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Brendan Brooks (2006-07) - Signed by Braehead (Scotland)

July 13
Mitch Callahan (2011-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Nick Jensen (2013-14) - Agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings

July 10

Gustav Nyquist (2010-14) - Re-signed to a four-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

July 9
Jared Coreau (2013-15) - Agreed to terms on a new one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings

Matt Ellis (2003-07) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Rochester Americans

July 6
Triston Grant (2012-14) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

Jeff Hoggan (2012-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

Nathan Paetsch (2012-15) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

July 5
Landon Ferraro (2009-10;11-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

July 3
Carlo Colaiacovo (2012-13) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres

July 2
Tyler Barnes (2014-15) - Signed by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Chris Conner (2011-12) - Signed to a two-year contract by the Philadelphia Flyers

July 1
Patrick Eaves (2013-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Dallas Stars

Tom McCollum (2009-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Andy Miele (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Chris Mueller (2007-08) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Anaheim Ducks

Kevin Porter (2014-15) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins

Dustin Whitecotton (2001-03) - Signed by Rouen (France)

June 30
Brendan Smith (2010-13) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

June 29
Andrej Nestrasil (2011-14) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Carolina Hurricanes

Bruce Ramsay (1996-99) - Named assistant coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins

Ben Simon (2006-07) - Named assistant coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins

June 26
Joakim Andersson (2008-09;10-13) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Sergei Kolosov (2008-11) - Signed by Beibarys Atyrau (Kazakhstan)

June 22
Jonas Johansson (2006-07) - Signed by Stavanger (Norway)

June 19
Bryan Helmer (2004-06) - Re-signed as an assistant coach by the Hershey Bears

Joey MacDonald (2002-07;10-12) - Signed to a one-year contract by Schwenninger (Germany)

Todd Nelson (1996-98;99-00;01-02; AC 2002-03) - Named head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins

June 17
Jan Mursak (2006-07;08-13) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by CSKA Moscow (KHL)

June 12
Chad Billins (2012-13) - Signed to a two-year contract by Linkoping HC (Sweden)

June 9
Jeff Blashill (HC 2012-15) - Named head coach of the Detroit Red Wings

Hugo Boisvert (2001-04) - Retired; named assistant coach of EC Kassel (Germany)

Nathan Robinson (2002-05) - Signed to a tryout by HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)

June 8
Cory Emmerton (2006-11; 13-14) - Signed to a two-year contract by Ambri-Piotta (Switzerland)

May 30
Francis Lemieux (2007-10) - Signed by IF Frisk Asker (Norway)

May 29
Igor Grigorenko (2007-08) - Signed by Salavat Yulayev (KHL)

Cody Lampl (2012-13) - Signed by REV Bremerhaven (Germany)

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

May 26
Mike Hedden (2010-11) - Signed by Straubing (Germany)

May 23
Jordan Owens (2009-11) - Signed by REV Bremerhaven (Germany)

May 20
Mark Zengerle (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

May 9
Jordin Tootoo (2013-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the New Jersey Devils

May 6
Derek Meech (2004-08; 10-11) - Signed by IF Malmo (Sweden)

April 30
Adam Estoclet (2011-12) - Signed by BIK Karlskoga (Sweden)

Brent Raedeke (2008-09; 10-13) - Signed by Adler Mannheim (Germany)

April 28
Mattias Ritola (2007-10) - Signed by Skelleftea AIK (Sweden)

April 24
Mattias Janmark (2013-14) - Signed to a two-year contract by the Dallas Stars

April 17
Johan Ryno (2007-08) - Signed by Farjestads BK (Sweden)

March 19
Scott Czarnowczan (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins


2015 Free Agents (Players who ended the 2014-15 season with or under contract to the Griffins)
Griffins UFAs: Tyler Barnes, Shane Berschbach, Kyle Bonis, Chris Bruton, Brennan Evans, Alden Hirschfeld, Jeff Hoggan, Nathan Paetsch
Red Wings UFAs: Tom McCollum, Andy Miele, Kevin Porter
Red Wings RFAs: Louis-Marc Aubry, Mitch Callahan, Jared Coreau, Landon Ferraro, Nick Jensen, Teemu Pulkkinen

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Check back throughout the summer to discover where Griffins alumni will be playing and coaching during the 2015-16 season.

Sept. 16
Adam Almquist (2011-14) - Signed to a two-year contract by HV71 (Sweden)

Tomas Kopecky (2002-06) - Signed to a tryout by the Chicago Blackhawks

Sept. 15
Sheldon Brookbank (2001-03) - Signed to a tryout by the Anaheim Ducks

Sept. 8
Jason Lepine (2010-11) - Signed by Fassa (Italy)

Sept. 4
Jonas Gustavsson (2012-13;14-15) - Invited to training camp by the Boston Bruins

Sept. 2
Joel Chouinard (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by Toledo (ECHL)

Sept. 1
Trent Daavettila (2009-11) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by Colorado (ECHL)

Aug. 27
Sergei Kolosov (2008-11) - Signed by HK Gomel (Belarus)

Aug. 26
Jared Nightingale (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by Toledo (ECHL)

Patrick Rissmiller (2009-10) - Retired; Named development coach of the New Jersey Devils

Aug. 23
Nate DiCasmirro (2005-06) - Signed by HC Bolzano (Italy)

Aug. 22
Logan Pyett (2008-12) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Aug. 14
Gleason Fournier (2011-14) - Signed by Alaska (ECHL)

Aug. 10
Nathan Robinson (2002-05) - Signed to a one-year contract by HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)

Aug. 5
Riley Armstrong (2009-10) - Signed by Utah (ECHL)

Aug. 4
Brennan Evans (2012-15) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Texas Stars

Aug. 1
Maxim Spiridonov (1997-99) - Retired

July 31
Clay Wilson (2005-06) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by HK Sochi (KHL)

July 30
Chris Bruton (2014-15) - Signed by Braehead (Scotland)

July 29
Donald MacLean (1998-99;05-06) - Named assistant coach of Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

July 28
Derek King (1999-01;02-04) - Named assistant coach of Owen Sound (OHL)

July 27
David Brown (2010-11) - Signed by Fife (Scotland)

July 26
Kris Newbury (2009-10) - Signed by the Ontario Reign

July 24
Tomas Jurco (2012-14) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Ville Leino (2008-09) - Signed by Dinamo Riga (KHL)

July 23
Max Nicastro (2012-13) - Signed by the Toronto Marlies

July 22
Pat Nagle (2014-15) - Re-signed by the Fort Wayne Komets (ECHL)

July 21
Doug Janik (2009-12) - Retired; named assistant coach of the Springfield Falcons

Kent McDonell (2005-06) - Signed to a one-year contract by Malmo (Sweden)

Teemu Pulkkinen (2012-15) - Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings

July 20
Greg Ireland (AC 2003-05, HC 2004-07) - Named head coach of Adler Mannheim (Germany)

July 17
Calle Jarnkrok (2012-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Nashville Predators

July 16
Alden Hirschfeld (2013-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

Trevor Parkes (2011-14) - Signed to a one-year contract by the San Jose Barracuda

Jason Williams (2002-03) - Signed by Kolner Haie (Germany)

July 15
Louis-Marc Aubry (2011-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Brendan Brooks (2006-07) - Signed by Braehead (Scotland)

July 13
Mitch Callahan (2011-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Nick Jensen (2013-14) - Agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings

July 10

Gustav Nyquist (2010-14) - Re-signed to a four-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

July 9
Jared Coreau (2013-15) - Agreed to terms on a new one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings

Matt Ellis (2003-07) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Rochester Americans

July 6
Triston Grant (2012-14) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

Jeff Hoggan (2012-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

Nathan Paetsch (2012-15) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

July 5
Landon Ferraro (2009-10;11-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

July 3
Carlo Colaiacovo (2012-13) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres

July 2
Tyler Barnes (2014-15) - Signed by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Chris Conner (2011-12) - Signed to a two-year contract by the Philadelphia Flyers

July 1
Patrick Eaves (2013-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Dallas Stars

Tom McCollum (2009-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Andy Miele (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Chris Mueller (2007-08) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Anaheim Ducks

Kevin Porter (2014-15) - Signed to a one-year contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins

Dustin Whitecotton (2001-03) - Signed by Rouen (France)

June 30
Brendan Smith (2010-13) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

June 29
Andrej Nestrasil (2011-14) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Carolina Hurricanes

Bruce Ramsay (1996-99) - Named assistant coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins

Ben Simon (2006-07) - Named assistant coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins

June 26
Joakim Andersson (2008-09;10-13) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

Sergei Kolosov (2008-11) - Signed by Beibarys Atyrau (Kazakhstan)

June 22
Jonas Johansson (2006-07) - Signed by Stavanger (Norway)

June 19
Bryan Helmer (2004-06) - Re-signed as an assistant coach by the Hershey Bears

Joey MacDonald (2002-07;10-12) - Signed to a one-year contract by Schwenninger (Germany)

Todd Nelson (1996-98;99-00;01-02; AC 2002-03) - Named head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins

June 17
Jan Mursak (2006-07;08-13) - Re-signed to a two-year contract by CSKA Moscow (KHL)

June 12
Chad Billins (2012-13) - Signed to a two-year contract by Linkoping HC (Sweden)

June 9
Jeff Blashill (HC 2012-15) - Named head coach of the Detroit Red Wings

Hugo Boisvert (2001-04) - Retired; named assistant coach of EC Kassel (Germany)

Nathan Robinson (2002-05) - Signed to a tryout by HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)

June 8
Cory Emmerton (2006-11; 13-14) - Signed to a two-year contract by Ambri-Piotta (Switzerland)

May 30
Francis Lemieux (2007-10) - Signed by IF Frisk Asker (Norway)

May 29
Igor Grigorenko (2007-08) - Signed by Salavat Yulayev (KHL)

Cody Lampl (2012-13) - Signed by REV Bremerhaven (Germany)

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

May 26
Mike Hedden (2010-11) - Signed by Straubing (Germany)

May 23
Jordan Owens (2009-11) - Signed by REV Bremerhaven (Germany)

May 20
Mark Zengerle (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins

May 9
Jordin Tootoo (2013-14) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the New Jersey Devils

May 6
Derek Meech (2004-08; 10-11) - Signed by IF Malmo (Sweden)

April 30
Adam Estoclet (2011-12) - Signed by BIK Karlskoga (Sweden)

Brent Raedeke (2008-09; 10-13) - Signed by Adler Mannheim (Germany)

April 28
Mattias Ritola (2007-10) - Signed by Skelleftea AIK (Sweden)

April 24
Mattias Janmark (2013-14) - Signed to a two-year contract by the Dallas Stars

April 17
Johan Ryno (2007-08) - Signed by Farjestads BK (Sweden)

March 19
Scott Czarnowczan (2014-15) - Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Grand Rapids Griffins


2015 Free Agents (Players who ended the 2014-15 season with or under contract to the Griffins)
Griffins UFAs: Tyler Barnes, Shane Berschbach, Kyle Bonis, Chris Bruton, Brennan Evans, Alden Hirschfeld, Jeff Hoggan, Nathan Paetsch
Red Wings UFAs: Tom McCollum, Andy Miele, Kevin Porter
Red Wings RFAs: Louis-Marc Aubry, Mitch Callahan, Jared Coreau, Landon Ferraro, Nick Jensen, Teemu Pulkkinen