Conner sent to GR

Quick note: the Red Wings announced that Chris Conner has been returned to the Griffins now that Tomas Holmstrom and Darren Helm are both healthy enough to return to the lineup in an everyday capacity.

The roster move puts the roster at 21 players — two below the limit. Jan Mursak is set to return later in the week from a conditioning stint. Patrick Eaves, who isn’t close to returning at last report, would make 23.

Per the Detroit Red Wings:

The Detroit Red Wings today announced that veteran forward Chris Conner has been reassigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL). Conner, 28, has made seven appearances with Detroit (1G-2A-3P) and 20 with Grand Rapids (7G-16A-23P) this season, his first with the organization.

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