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Red Wings’ Nyquist, Andersson to aid Grand Rapids Griffins’ cause

Update: The Griffins received Jordan Pearce as well: The Grand Rapids Press's Peter J. Wallner reports that Red Wings forwards Gustav Nyquist and Joakim Andersson are heading to Oklahoma City, OK to help the Grand Rapids Griffins battle the Oklahoma City Barons (who they trail 2 games to 1 in the AHL's Western Conference Final):

Gustav Nyquist and Joakim Andersson, who were with the Red Wings much of the season and played in Wednesday’s 2-1 season-ending loss to the Blackhawks, will join the Griffins in Oklahoma City tonight, according to Red Wings general manager Ken Holland, and available to play Friday.

The Griffins could use them. They have struggled offensively the past two games, including Wednesday’s 4-1 defeat that gave the Barons a 2-1 series lead. They have 43 shots the past two games and have been outshot eight consecutive periods.

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