Red Wings assign Cholowski to Griffins

Grand Rapids Griffins

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Dennis Cholowski (21) and Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg (3) battle for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have assigned defenseman Dennis Cholowski to the Grand Rapids Griffins.

The Red Wings announced the move Saturday. The 21-year-old Cholowski has two goals and six assists in 33 games this season for Detroit. He has nine goals and 15 assists in 85 career NHL games.

Cholowski was selected by Detroit in the first round of the 2016 draft.

The Red Wings host Boston on Sunday.

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