Griffins Jersey Number Updates
With a relaunched website for the Grand Rapids Griffins comes an updated roster and a look at some new numbers for players entering the 2018-19 season.
Some of the Griffins newcomers have caused returning players to switch their numbers. Axel Holmstrom will take his third number with the team, switching to #10 to allow Chris Terry to take #25. Dylan Sadowy,meanwhile loses his #29 to new goalie Harri Sateri, switching to #28.
Trevor Yates switches from #53 to #51, with no one taking his old number.
Jake Chelios will not follow in the footsteps of his father and wear #22 for the Griffins, taking the #27 he wore with the Charlotte Checkers instead. The #22 goes to Wade Megan.
David Pope has been assigned #12 and Givani Smith gets #54, neither of which were worn last year. Christoffer Ehn has been given the #26 that formerly belonged to Eric Tangradi.
Incoming goalies Kaden Fulcher and Patrik Rybar will wear #33 and #42, respectively.
Jordan Topping rounds out the updates with #16. Carter Camper and Trevor Hamilton had previously been given #19 and #14.