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Red Wings trade Luke Witkowski, Nick Leddy to St. Louis Blues

As anticipated, the Detroit Red Wings traded defenseman Nick Leddy ahead of Monday afternoon's NHL trade deadline. Leddy goes to the St. Louis Blues for a 2023 second-round pick, forward Oskar Sundqvist and Jake Walman, the Wings announced an hour before the deadline. Leddy, 31, was scratched the past two Wings games as protection against injury, signaling general manager Steve Yzerman was going to trade the pending unrestricted free agent.
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Blues' Luke Witkowski: Traded to Blues

Witkowski was traded to the Blues from the Red Wings on Monday along with Nick Leddy in exchange for Jake Walman, Oskar Sundqvist and a 2023 second-round pick. Witkowski has been organizational depth for Detroit, and that will likely be the case in St. Louis as well. He'll likely report to the Blues' AHL affiliate and remain there barring multiple injuries to the big club's defense corps, which just got deeper with the addition of Leddy.
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Red Wings assign Luke Witkowski to Grand Rapids

With Tyler Bertuzzi eligible to return to action against the Seattle Kraken on March 19, the Red Wings saw fit to return Witkowski to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. In 43 games with the Griffins this season, Witkowski has three goals and seven points. The Red Wings will drop...
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Red Wings recall Luke Witkowski from Griffins

DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings today recalled defenseman Luke Witkowski from the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins. Witkowski, 31, has skated in 43 games with the Griffins this season, posting seven points (3-4-7) and 62 penalty minutes. The Holland, Mich., native is in his second stint with the Red Wings after previously spending two seasons with the organization from 2017-19 and logging six points (1-5-6) and 86 penalty minutes in 65 games. Witkowski rejoined the organization in the offseason after serving as captain of the AHL's Syracuse Crunch in 2020-21, posting two points (0-2-2), a plus-eight rating and 32 penalty minutes in 14 games before his season was cut short due to injury. In 2019-20, Witkowski appeared in 12 games with the eventual Stanley Cup-champion Tampa Bay Lightning, logging three points (1-2-3) and 13 penalty minutes while adding six points (2-4-6), a plus-12 rating and 63 penalty minutes in 29 games with the Crunch. Over nine professional seasons, Witkowski has notched 13 points (2-11-13) and 162 penalty minutes in 131 NHL games between Detroit and Tampa Bay and 54 points (12-42-52), a plus-41 rating and 681 penalty minutes in 304 AHL games with Syracuse and Grand Rapids.
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Red Wings' Luke Witkowski: Summoned by big club

Witkowski was recalled by Detroit on Saturday. Witkowski will likely be on hand as an extra defenseman for Saturday's game versus Calgary. The 31-year-old American hasn't appeared in an NHL contest since 2019-20.
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Griffins win in OT after Luke Witkowski ties it with goal

DES MOINES, Iowa – Jonatan Berggren netted the game-winner 16 seconds into overtime, as the Grand Rapids Griffins began their four-game road trip with a 4-3 victory over the Iowa Wild on Thursday at Wells Fargo Arena. Holland native Luke Witkowski scored a goal in consecutive contests when he...
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Red Wings' Luke Witkowski: Headed back to minors

Witkowski was sent down to AHL Grand Rapids on Monday. With the taxi squads set to go away coming out of the All-Star break, Witkowski should be expected to stop shuffling between levels and stick with the Griffins for a while. Still, if the Wings need reinforcements on the blue line, Witkowski's name should be near the top of potential call-ups despite having not played in an NHL game since 2019-20 with the Lightning.
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Red Wings' Luke Witkowski: On taxi squad

The Red Wings recalled Witkowski from AHL Grand Rapids to the taxi squad Friday. The 31-year-old had been in the AHL since Sunday. Witkowski hasn't yet appeared in an NHL game this season and doesn't seem likely to, barring injuries and/or COVID-19 issues in Detroit's defense corps.
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Red Wings' Luke Witkowski: Dropped to AHL

Witkowski was sent to AHL Grand Rapids from the taxi squad Sunday, per CBS Sports. Witkowski hasn't seen any NHL action since the 2019-20 campaign. The veteran blueliner should spend most of his time at the AHL level, barring injuries.
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Red Wings' Luke Witkowski: Heading to taxi squad

Witkowski was added to the taxi squad from AHL Grand Rapids on Sunday. Witkowski has shuffled between the taxi squad and the AHL several times this season. He likely won't see any NHL action in the near future.
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Red Wings' Luke Witkowski: Back to minors

Witkowski was demoted from the taxi squad to AHL Grand Rapids on Tuesday. Witkowski has yet to see any time in the NHL this season. He has two assists in 21 AHL appearances.
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Red Wings' Luke Witkowski: On taxi squad

The Red Wings reassigned Witkowski to the taxi squad from AHL Grand Rapids on Wednesday. Witkowski bounced between rosters throughout December but never appeared in a game for the Red Wings. He hasn't played in the NHL since 2019-20, when he had a goal and two assists in 12 games with Tampa Bay.
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Holland's Luke Witkowski re-assigned to Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday reassigned defenseman Luke Witkowski and goaltender Victor Brattstrom to the Grand Rapids Griffins from their taxi squad. Witkowski joined the Red Wings for the first time this year on Dec. 7 but did not see any game time in the NHL. From 2017-19, the blueliner spent two full seasons with Detroit,...
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