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Detroit Red Wings recall forward Ville Leino from Grand Rapids Griffins

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings recalled Finnish forward Ville Leino from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League on Thursday.

Leino, 25, was the Griffins’ second-leading scorer with 37 points in 44 games. He had six points in eight exhibition games for Detroit.

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The Red Wings signed Leino as a free agent May 10 after he played for Jokerit in the Finnish Elite League.