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Shine On

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday re-signed right wing Dominik Shine to a one-year contract.

In his second full professional season with the Griffins in 2018-19, Shine tied for the team lead with 72 games played while tallying 11 points (6-5—11) and 53 penalty minutes. The 26-year-old skated in all five Calder Cup Playoff contests, showing two points (1-1—2), a plus-one rating and two PIM.

Since making his pro debut with Grand Rapids on March 19, 2017 at Milwaukee, Shine, a Detroit native, has recorded 30 points (14-16—30) and 114 PIM in 138 regular season appearances and produced two points (1-1—2) and four PIM in 10 postseason games.

Prior to turning pro, Shine competed four seasons (2013-17) at Northern Michigan University (WCHA), where he posted 97 points (48-49—97) and 185 PIM in 131 games and served as a two-time alternate captain. During his senior year in 2016-17, Shine paced the conference with 20 goals in 33 contests en route to his second-straight 30-point season and was named to the All-WCHA Third Team.

Shine played four seasons for the USHL’s Lincoln Stars from 2009-13 and served as captain during his final two years. He totaled 134 career points (64-70—134) and 503 PIM in 188 regular season contests while chipping in five points (2-3—5) and 22 PIM in 15 postseason appearances.

The Griffins will open the home portion of the 2019-20 season on Friday, Oct. 11 with Opening Night presented by Huntington Bank.

Single-game tickets will go on sale to the public in September. Fans can secure their full-season, select-season or group ticket packages by calling (616) 774-4585 ext. 2 or visit for more information.

Photo by Sam Iannamico/Griffins

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