At some point, it is entirely possible that the Red Wings may sign one or both of defenseman Nathan Paetsch and Triston Grant to two-way contracts, but in the interim, the Grand Rapids Griffins have re-signed the pair of Calder Cup-winning defensemen:
Two members of the veteran backbone that led the Grand Rapids Griffins to the 2013 Calder Cup championship will return to defend the title, as defenseman Brennan Evans and left wing Triston Grant have both agreed to terms on AHL contracts for the 2013-14 season.
Evans, 31, played in all 100 regular season and playoff games last season during his Griffins debut. In 76 regular season appearances, he contributed seven assists and ranked among the team’s leaders with 148 penalty minutes (2nd) and a plus-nine rating (T6th).
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