Red Wings recall Tomas Jurco from AHL

By Dave Bartkowiak Jr. , Online News Editor, @DaveBartko, dbartkowiak@wdiv.com
Published On: Jan 14 2014 03:54:51 PM EST
Updated On: Jan 14 2014 03:57:55 PM EST

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young, File

Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Jurco, left, scores against Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer during first period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Saturday, Dec 21, 2013.

DETROIT -

The Detroit Red Wings have recalled forward Tomas Jurco from the team's AHL affiliate the Grand Rapids Griffins, according to a team tweet.

Jurco, 21, has appeared in 7 games this season with Detroit, tallying 2 goals and 1 assist. With the Griffins, the Slovakia native has notched 13 goals and 19 assists in 32 games this season.

Jurco's last game with the Red Wings was Dec. 30 against the Nashville Predators. On Dec. 21, he scored a goal and an assist as the Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-4.

He has been selected to Slovakia's Olympic team.

The Wings visit the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

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