18 Brian Lashoff
Alternate captain...10th season as a Griffin…Ninth year pro…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 10/1/08…Assigned to Barrie (OHL) by Detroit, 9/30/08...Traded to Kingston (OHL) by Barrie with Mitch Lebar and Colt Kennedy for Josh Brittain and Peter Stevens, 12/4/08…Assigned to Kingston by Detroit, 9/14/09...Reassigned from Kingston by Detroit, 3/20/09…Reassigned from Kingston by Detroit, 4/1/10…Reassigned to Kingston by Detroit, 4/12/10…Assigned by Detroit, 10/3/10…Reassigned to Toledo (ECHL) by Detroit, 12/1/10…Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 12/5/10…Recalled by Detroit, 4/11/11...Assigned by Detroit, 10/2/11...Recalled by Detroit, 4/16/12…Assigned by Detroit, 9/14/12...Recalled by Detroit, 1/13/13...Assigned by Detroit, 1/18/13...Recalled by Detroit, 1/21/13...Re-signed to a three-year contract by Detroit, 2/25/13...Assigned by Detroit, 3/31/13...Recalled by Detroit, 4/3/13...Assigned by Detroit, 5/10/13...Assigned by Detroit, 1/31/15…Assigned by Detroit, 10/5/15…Re-signed to a one-year contract by Detroit, 6/16/16…Assigned by Detroit, 10/9/16…Recalled by Detroit, 12/3/16…Assigned by Detroit, 12/28/16…Recalled by Detroit and assigned back to Grand Rapids, 3/16/17…Re-signed to a two-year contract by Detroit, 6/29/17…Assigned by Detroit, 10/2/17…Recalled by Detroit, 11/17/17…Assigned by Detroit, 11/18/17...Assigned by Detroit, 10/19/18.
Career Highlights: Won the 2013 and 2017 Calder Cups with Grand Rapids, one of only three players in franchise history to be a part of both championships (Mitch Callahan, Nathan Paetsch)…Appeared in 73 Calder Cup Playoff games with the Griffins, ranking second in team history…Places second on the franchise’s all-time list with 400 regular season games played…Became the 126th Griffins alumnus to play in the NHL when he debuted with Detroit and registered his first goal in the same game, 1/21/13 at CBJ…Appeared in 123 career NHL games with the Red Wings…Won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2010 World Junior Championship.
2017-18: Recorded 15 points (5-10—15) and 29 PIM in 70 games as an alternate captain with the Griffins…Five goals were his most since 2011-12…Appeared in one game with the Red Wings and logged 4:02 of ice time, 11/17/17 vs. BUF…Played in his 366th game as a Griffin to surpass Mitch Callahan for sole possession of second place on the franchise’s all-time games played list, 1/12/18 vs. CLE…Played in his 500th pro game, 2/9/18 vs. SA…Tallied an assist while skating in his 400th game as a Griffin, 4/14/18 vs. CLE…Led all team defensemen in playoff scoring with three points (1-2—3) in five games…Skated in his 70th Calder Cup Playoff game with the Griffins, 4/22/18 at MB.
2016-17: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins…Totaled 11 points (3-8—11) and 32 PIM in 62 games with Grand Rapids…Alternate captain for the Griffins…Skated in five games with the Red Wings and averaged 12:30 of ice time…Added four points (1-3—4), a plus-three rating and 12 PIM in 17 postseason contests and helped Grand Rapids win the Calder Cup…Logged a goal in back-to-back contests, 2/3/17-2/4/17…Played in his 300th game as a Griffin, 1/28/17 at STK.
2015-16: Skated in 74 games with Grand Rapids and registered 16 points (1-15—16), 30 PIM and a plus-four rating…His lone goal of the regular season came in game-winning fashion, 12/19/15 vs. TEX…Recorded a three-game assist streak, 2/19/16-2/23/16…Tallied two assists, 4/3/16…Played in nine Calder Cup Playoff games and produced three points (2-1—3) and a plus-three rating…Potted his first goal of the postseason in Game 3 of the Central Division Semifinals, 4/26/16 vs. MIL…Netted a shorthanded unassisted goal in Game 1 of the Central Division Finals, 5/5/16 vs. LE, and became just the third Griffins defenseman to score either a shorthanded goal or an unassisted goal in a playoff game.
2014-15: Tallied two assists in 11 games with Detroit before being assigned to Grand Rapids for the duration of the season…Appeared in 32 games with Grand Rapids and contributed seven points (1-6—7), 12 PIM and a plus-16 rating…Made his return to the Griffins, 1/31/15 vs. MIL…Tallied his lone goal of the season, the game-winner, while registering a plus-two rating, 2/28/15 at CHI…Skated in all 16 playoff games for Grand Rapids and picked up three assists and eight PIM.
2013-14: Spent his first full NHL season as a member of the Red Wings, tallying six points (1-5—6) and 36 PIM in 75 regular season games…Suited up in five playoff games with Detroit…Collected an assist in his second game of the season, 10/14/13 at BOS…Put away his lone goal of the season, 2/6/14 at FLA…Notched an assist in the season finale, 4/13/14 at STL.
2012-13: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins…Split his season between Grand Rapids and Detroit…Suited up in 37 regular season AHL games, tallying six points (2-4—6), 23 PIM and a plus-six rating…Appeared in 18 postseason games en route to winning the Calder Cup, tallying one assist and 10 PIM along the way…Skated in 31 regular season games with the Wings and scored five points (1-4—5)…Made his NHL debut and scored his first goal in the same game, 1/21/13 at CBJ…Notched his first NHL assist, 2/17/13 at MIN…Made three postseason appearances with the Wings…Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut, 5/4/13 vs. ANA.
2011-12: Served as a “black ace” with Detroit during the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs…One of three Griffins to skate in all 76 games after being limited to 37 as a first-year pro…Tallied 19 points (8-11—19) and 41 PIM…Ranked second among the team’s blueliners in goals…Tied for the team lead with two unassisted goals and tied for fifth with three power play markers…Scored his first AHL goal since 4/20/09 on 11/12/11 vs. RCH…Matched a career high with a four-game point streak, 12/31/11-1/11/12, including a career-best three-game goal streak, 12/31/11-1/7/12…Recorded his first multi-point game of the season, 1/6/12 at ABB and notched the overtime-winning goal against the same club the following night…Registered eight points (5-3—8) in a 10-game stretch, 12/31/11-1/25/12.
2010-11: Served as a “black ace” with Detroit during the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs…Limited to 37 games as a rookie with the Griffins due to injury, earning three points (0-3—3) and 25 PIM…Notched one assist in a three-game stint with ECHL Toledo in early December.
2009-10: Won a gold medal with the United States following a 6-5 overtime win against host Canada at the World Junior Championship…Registered two assists and a plus-one rating in seven games to help the United States to just its second goal medal (2004) in the history of the tournament…Earned two assists and two PIM in six games with Grand Rapids upon the completion of his final OHL campaign…Named to the OHL Eastern Conference All-Star Team…Captained Kingston and ranked second among Frontenacs’ blueliners with 27 points (6-21—27) in 58 games, while his career-high 71 PIM stood sixth overall on the club…Finished among Kingston’s playoff leaders with 12 PIM (2nd) and a plus-two rating (T5th) through seven postseason contests.
2008-09: Made his AHL debut with the Griffins at the end of his junior season, tallying five points (1-4—5) in six contests…Earned an assist during his AHL debut, 3/29/09 at PHI, which began a four-game point streak, 3/29/09-4/5/09…Notched his first multi-point game in the AHL with two assists, 4/5/09 at RCH…Helped the Griffins reach the North Division Finals, tying for both the team lead among defensemen and fourth overall on the club with five points (1-4—5) in eight playoff appearances…His four playoff assists finished fifth overall on the club…Tallied two points (1-1—2) in just his third-ever AHL playoff game, 4/20/09 vs. HAM…Began his third OHL campaign with Barrie, where he tallied 13 points (1-12—13) and 19 PIM in 25 games before being traded to Kingston…Registered 19 points (6-13—19) and 32 PIM in 35 games for the Frontenacs, tying for first among team defensemen in goals…His season totals of 60 games played, seven goals, 25 assists and 32 points all marked career highs.
2007-08: Logged 50 games for Barrie, leading Colts’ defensemen in each point category with 20 points (5-15—20)…Each of his five goals came on the power play, which led team blueliners and tied for sixth overall on the club…Earned one assist and four PIM through eight playoff contests.
2006-07: Led Barrie’s rookie defensemen and placed fourth among the team’s first-year players with 12 points (2-10—12) in 47 games…Had one assist and two PIM in five postseason games for the Colts.
- Games Played 76, 2011-12
- Goals 8, 2011-12
- Assists 15, 2015-16
- Points 19, 2011-12
- PIM 41, 2011-12
- Goal Streak 3, 12/31/11-1/7/12
- Assist Streak 3, 2/19/16-2/23/16
- Point Streak 4, twice (MR: 12/31/11-1/11/12)
- Goals, Game 1, 21 times (MR: 4/11/18 GR at TEX)
- Assists, Game 2, three times (MR: 4/3/16 GR at RCH)
- Points, Game 2, four times (MR: 4/3/16 GR at RCH)
- PIM, Game 15, 1/19/13 GR at RFD
- AHL Game 3/29/09 GR at PHI
- AHL Point 3/29/09 GR at PHI (assist)
- AHL Goal 4/4/09 GR at HAM (Cedrick Desjardins)
- NHL Game 1/21/13 DET at CBJ
- NHL Point 1/21/13 DET at CBJ (goal)
- NHL Goal 1/21/13 DET at CBJ (Sergei Bobrovsky)
Arrival of Filip Hronek, others, give Griffins hope defensively
Another week with a more experienced defensive corps may provide the Grand Rapids Griffins with much-needed relief from a difficult start to the season. (MLive)