Griffins re-sign Campbell for two years

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The Grand Rapids Griffins on Thursday re-signed right wing Colin Campbell to a two-year contract.

Campbell, 26, established career highs in both points (20) and assists (11) while skating in 57 games with the Griffins in 2016-17. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound winger added four assists and 15 penalty minutes in 17 postseason games, helping Grand Rapids win the Calder Cup.

Signed by the Detroit Red Wings in 2014 as a free agent out of Lake Superior State University, Campbell has played his entire pro career in Grand Rapids since debuting at the end of the 2013-14 campaign, amassing 22 goals and 22 assists for 44 points with 127 PIM and a plus-15 rating in 184 games.

A native of Pickering, Ont., Campbell has also appeared in 36 Calder Cup Playoff games, tallying one goal and six assists.