GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Detroit Red Wings on Saturday recalled defenseman Luke Witkowski from the Grand Rapids Griffins.
Witkowski joined the Red Wings for the first time this season on Dec. 7 and has since been sent back to the NHL club seven times now. Witkowski, 31, is in search of his first NHL game since Nov. 1, 2019. From 2017-19, the blueliner spent two full seasons with Detroit, totaling six points (1-5—6) and 91 penalty minutes in 65 outings. The former Western Michigan Bronco has appeared in 131 games in the NHL and has amassed 13 points (2-11—13) and 162 penalty minutes. Witkowski has spent eight years in the AHL with Syracuse and Grand Rapids, registering 54 points (12-42—54) and 681 penalty minutes in 304 contests. Through 43 games this season with the Griffins, the Holland, Mich., native has seven points (3-4—7), 62 penalty minutes and a plus-nine rating.
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