2020-21 season to begin no earlier than Dec. 4 Details

Cassidy captures Jack Adams Award

Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins has been voted the 2019-20 recipient of the Jack Adams Award as “the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team’s success.”

Figurski named recipient of 2019-20 Ellery Award

Larry Figurski, sports anchor and reporter for WOOD TV8 and color commentator for Grand Rapids Griffins games on WOOD Radio, has been selected as the recipient of the James H. Ellery Memorial Award for the 2019-20 season.

Griffins join ‘One Team for West Michigan’ initiative

The Grand Rapids Griffins, West Michigan Whitecaps, Grand Rapids Drive, and West Michigan Sports Commission on Monday launched “One Team For West Michigan,” a collaborative initiative to provide encouragement and help to our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Svechnikov determined to realize Red Wings dream

The assumption is that the Red Wings will keep Evgeny Svechnikov in Detroit next year and give him his first extended NHL look. It’s certainly what he wants: That elusive prolonged chance to prove himself.

Voice of Griffins on mend after heart attack

Over his first 40 seasons, Bob Kaser had missed fewer than 10 games due to illness. But in December, he was suddenly missing from the Grand Rapids Griffins radio broadcast for three weeks.