Ken Holland resists express line from Griffins despite youth movement

Filip Hronek has enjoyed a wonderful rookie season, tying a team record by points by a rookie defenseman, but he is ready to jump to the Red Wings?( GRAND RAPIDS – The youth movement with the Detroit Red Wings puts more emphasis on the development of players with the Grand Rapids Griffins, but general manager Ken Holland stressed there is no express-line ticket waiting for anyone. Holland, on hand for the Griffins’ 6-3 loss to Manitoba on Wednesday, insisted the evaluation process from the AHL to the NHL remains the same even as the Red Wings put a premium on young talent. The Red Wings missed the playoffs for the… Read More

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