DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today recalled center Christoffer Ehn from the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins under emergency conditions.
Ehn, 22, has split his first season in North America between the Red Wings and Griffins, notching seven points (2-5-7) and four penalty minutes in 44 games with Detroit and adding six points (1-5-6) and six penalty minutes in 13 games with Grand Rapids. Ehn made his NHL debut on Oct. 4 vs. Columbus, notched his first NHL assist on Oct. 11 vs. Toronto and scored his first NHL goal on Dec. 23 at Toronto. The Skara, Sweden, native logged three points (1-2-3) over four-game stretch for the Red Wings from Feb. 10-16. Ehn spent the previous three seasons (2015-18) playing professionally for Frolunda in the Swedish Hockey League, producing a career-high 17 points (7-10-17) and 24 penalty minutes in 50 games in 2017-18.
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