Jurco heading to Detroit, will be in lineup Sunday against Lightning

DETROIT — The Grand Rapids Griffins’ leading scorer is heading to Detroit and will be in the lineup Sunday afternoon with the Wings host the Tampa Bay Lightning.

According to Wings general manager Ken Holland, the team has called up Tomas Jurco from Grand Rapids to take Justin Abdelkader’s roster spot.

Jurco has 11 goals and 16 assists this season in Grand Rapids.

Abdelkader left Saturday’s 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins after taking an elbow to the head by Derek Engelland.


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