Red Wings announce roster moves in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

Several members of the Detroit Red Wings have been placed on the COVID-19 protocol list, including head coach Jeff Blashill and goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic.

In their stead, the team had announced that G Calvin Pickard and Riley Barber have been called up from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins:

Additionally, Griffins assistants Ben Simon and Todd Krygier will be behind the Detroit bench in Blashill’s absence:

The Red Wings are scheduled to play the New Jersey Devils tonight at Little Caesars Arena at 7:00 PM.