DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned center Wade Megan to the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins.
Megan, 28, has appeared in six games for the Red Wings this season after making his Detroit debut on Nov. 1 vs. New Jersey, totaling two penalty minutes, nine shots on goal, three hits and a 64.7 faceoff percentage in 8:00 average time on ice. He has appeared in 10 NHL games for the St. Louis Blues and Red Wings since 2016-17, scoring a goal with St. Louis in his NHL debut on Dec. 22, 2016 at Tampa Bay. The sixth-year pro has also skated in eight games for the Griffins after joining the organization as an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2018, recording four points (2-2-4) and six penalty minutes. Megan has appeared in 334 AHL games with the San Antonio Rampage, Portland Pirates, Chicago Wolves and Griffins, totaling 157 points (80-77-157), a plus-25 rating and 230 penalty minutes. He was an AHL First-Team All-Star in 2017 with Chicago after winning the Willie Marshall Award for leading the league in goals with 33.