TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Storm announced that the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League have reassigned forward Todd Jackson from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League.
The Storm is the ECHL affiliate of the Griffins and the Cleveland Barons of the AHL and the Red Wings and the San Jose Sharks of the NHL.
Selected in the eighth round (251st overall) by Detroit in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft and under contract to the Red Wings, Jackson has one assist and two penalty minutes in five games with Grand Rapids and 16 points (6g-10a) and four penalty minutes in 10 games with Toledo. The 24-year-old returns to the Storm with a four-game scoring streak (2g-6a) and in his last six games with Toledo he scored 11 points (3g-8a) and each of the goals was the game winner.
In his rookie season in 2004-05, the 5-foot-10 and 180-pound Jackson had 25 points (12g-13a) in 35 regular season games and played four Kelly Cup Playoff games for Toledo while also picking up two assists in 30 games with Grand Rapids.