Wings Assign Pare To Grand RapidsNews: Francis Pare was assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL) on Friday, MLive.com reports. Analysis: As part of a series of moves to give players experience during the NHL lockout, Francis Pare may end up spending most -- if not all -- of the upcoming season in Grand Rapids anyway.
Pare Re-Signs With WingsNews: Pare has re-signed with the Wings on a two-year deal, MLive.com reports. Analysis: He'll remain a depth forward at Grand Rapids (AHL) after picking up 54 points for the Griffins last season. Although he was the QMJHL MVP back in 2008, Pare hasn't garnered much attention in the Wings' system.