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Griffins sign Aubry and Allen

The Grand Rapids Griffins have signed forward Louis-Marc Aubry and defenseman Conor Allen to one-year contracts.

Aubry, 24, enjoyed a breakout year with the Griffins in 2015-16 by setting career highs in points (12-17—29), goals (12), assists (17), penalty minutes (87) and games played (75). The 6-foot-4, 212-pound winger also chipped in one goal while playing in all nine Calder Cup Playoff contests.

Detroit’s third choice (81st overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Aubry joined the Griffins in 2011-12 and has totaled 77 points (28-49—77) and 254 PIM while appearing in 306 regular season games, the fifth-most in franchise history. Aubry has contributed five points (4-1—5) in 39 career postseason games and he helped the Griffins capture the 2013 Calder Cup.

Allen, 26, produced 14 points (3-11—14) and 68 PIM during the 2015-16 regular season in a combined 66 games between the Milwaukee Admirals, Binghamton Senators and Iowa Wild.

The 6-foot-2, 208-pound blueliner logged career highs in both points (11-23—34) and goals (11) in 72 games during the 2014-15 season with the Hartford Wolf Pack, pacing team defensemen in both categories. In 211 career AHL regular season games, Allen has accounted for 79 points (20-59—79) and 252 PIM while adding two points (1-1—2) and 10 PIM in 12 postseason contests. He also skated in seven games with the New York Rangers from 2013-15 and totaled four PIM.