Detroit Red Wings System Chart|
DETROIT RED WINGS (NHL): The Parent club in the system, Detroit generally works with a 23 man roster consisting of the top 13 forwards, 8 defenseman
and 2 goaltenders.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS (AHL): The primary affiliate of the Wings. The current agreement calls for Detroit to provide at least 13 players to Grand Rapids.
TOLEDO WALLEYE (ECHL): The secondary affiliate of the Wings. The current agreement calls for Detroit to provide up to 4 players to Toledo.
The new CBA stipulates that an NHL organization must have at least 24 players and 3 goaltenders under contract and no more than 50 players signed.
Players returning to Juniors having not played 11 NHL games in one season are exempt from the limit.
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