The Grand Rapids Griffins signed NHL veteran Alex Chiasson to an American Hockey League contract. He has played 631 games for six NHL teams.
Chiasson, 32, scored 13 goals for the Vancouver Canucks last season. He’s 6-foot-4, 210 pounds and he’s primarily been a role player in his team. He did score 22 goals one season for the Edmonton Oilers.
The Griffins hope Chiasson can help their team, but this will give the Red Wings to watch him closely in case they need a role player later in the season.
Also, Red Wings prospect Chase Pearson returned to the Griffins after being away for personal reasons.
UPDATE: We have signed NHL veteran forward Alex Chiasson to a professional tryout. #GoGRG
— Grand Rapids Griffins (@griffinshockey) November 26, 2022
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