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Detroit Returns Zach Aston-Reese to Grand Rapids

Mar 31, 2024
Written By: Andrew Streitel

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Detroit Red Wings on Sunday reassigned left wing Zach Aston-Reese to the Grand Rapids Griffins.

Aston-Reese became the 204th Griffins alum to play in the NHL, logging 6:21 of ice time during his Red Wings debut at the Dallas Stars on Dec. 11. Aston-Reese is currently on a three-game goal streak in the AHL and has accumulated 10 points (6-4—10) in his last 14 appearances with the Griffins. The Staten Island, New York, native has registered AHL career-high numbers in games played (56) and goals (13) to go along with 28 points (13-15—28) and a plus-three rating. In 2022-23, the 29-year-old skated in a career-high 77 regular-season games with the Toronto Maple Leafs and totaled 14 points (10-4—14) and 25 penalty minutes. Throughout seven seasons, Aston-Reese has skated in 308 NHL outings with 80 points (42-38—80) and 124 penalty minutes. In the AHL, he has amassed 74 points (31-43—74) and 121 penalty minutes in 118 appearances. Prior to turning pro, Aston-Reese spent four seasons at Northeastern University from 2013-17 and showed 148 points (66-82—148) in 145 outings.

Fans can secure their full-season, select-season or group ticket packages by calling (616) 774-4585 ext. 2 or visit griffinshockey.com for more information. Single-game tickets for the Griffins’ 2023-24 season can be purchased through griffinshockey.com/tickets.

Photo by Nicolas Carrillo/Griffins