Detroit cut five players from its preseason roster Sunday. RW Jeremy Williams, D Doug Janik, G Thomas McCollum, C Kris Newbury and RW Jan Mursak were all assigned to the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Grand Rapids.
The Red Wings stole two players away from the Maple Leafs organization Tuesday. Detroit came to terms with free agent center Kris Newbury and right winger Jeremy Williams on one-year, two-way contracts. Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sportsnet.ca reports Maple Leafs LW Jeremy Williams cleared waivers Thursday and was sent back to Toronto of the AHL.
Toronto LW Jeremy Williams returned to action on Wednesday against the Sabres but failed to record an offensive stat as the Leafs were blanked 5-0.
The Toronto Sun reports that Maple Leafs LW Jeremy Williams (shoulder) could return to action in Fantasy Week 17 (Jan. 26-Feb. 1). "I'm really close," said Williams. "Hopefully in the next week I'll get back. It's just a matter of when the coaches (call on) me. It's been quite the journey with this injury. So I can't be sure on anything right now."
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