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The Daily: Joe Veleno scores twice in Griffins’ Saturday loss



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Joe Veleno is already making a case to be recalled by the Detroit Red Wings. He scored twice Saturday night in a the Grand Rapids Griffins’ 7-3 loss to the Milwaukee Admirals.

Joe Veleno now has three goals in first two games for the Griffins. Chase Pearson assisted on one of Veleno’s goals. The game story and boxscore

The Admirals are 1-1 on the season. They don’t play again until the weekend. The Griffins (1-1-0-0) take on the Manitoba Moose (0-1-0-0) in a two-game road series beginning on Friday at 8 p.m. EDT inside Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Al Morganti of NBCSN Philadelphia said the only place he could see Claude Giroux going in a trade is the Ottawa Senators.


Detroit: Five takeaways from the Red Wings’ 3-1 win against the Vancouver Canucks.

Also, did Filip Zadina put himself in trouble with the NHL with his word choice in a post-game comment?

Pittaburgh: Chicago goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a rough night against his former team. But he had fun Saturday morning pranking Kris Letang.

Montreal: The Habs start has been poor to say the least. Here’s how they fell to the New York Rangers, 3-1. 

New York Islanders: The Islanders defensive play, usually a strength, was poor. Here’s why the Islanders couldn’t get it done against the Panthers.

Florida: Sam Bennett was an exceptional acquisition. He netted a Hat Trick in the Panthers win. 

Vegas: Max Pacioretty is out indefinitely with a fractured foot. Vegas Golden Knights are running into bad luck early. 

Tampa Bay: Nikita Kucherov left Saturday’s game with an injury that looked serious. 

San Jose: Sharks are thrilled that dynamic William Eklund fell to them in the draft. Eklund is fun to watch.

Toronto: The Toronto Maple Leafs controlled the game and the Ottawa Senators in a 3-1 win. 

Vancouver: The Canucks dominated the Detroit Red Wings...and still lost.

Calgary: Hockey Now’s Steve Macfarlane breaks down the Calgary loss in the battle of Alberta.

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