The Detroit Red Wings have a ton of depth at the center position, and the emergence of some young players there pushed Cory Emmerton out of the team’s plans this past season. The restricted free agent apparently will try out his luck elsewhere in 2014-15.
#RedWings F Cory Emmerton signed deal with Sochi Leopards of #KHL
— Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko) May 23, 2014
On top of stalwarts...
The Detroit Red Wings have assigned forwards Cory Emmerton, Riley Sheahan and Teemu Pulkkinen, and defenseman Adam Almquist to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL.
The Red Wings, who made the moves on Thursday, return from the NHL's Olympic break with a game at Montreal on Wednesday.
Emmerton has appeared in 11 games for Detroit, notching two assists. Sheahan has three goals...
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February 20, 2014