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Sun, Dec 4 |
NHL
vs Minnesota Wild (13-9-2)
  • American Airlines Center
6
Final / SO
5

Western Central Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
14-6-5 33
15-7-1 31
13-9-2 28
13-8-1 27
12-9-2 26
11-13-0 22
7-11-4 18
7-13-4 18

Top Riley Barber News

  • Stars' Riley Barber: Clears waivers Saturday

    Barber has cleared waivers and will start the season in the AHL, per the Dallas Stars website.

    Barber played four games for the Red Wings last season with nary a point and excelled at the AHL level with 28 goals and 53 points in 49 contests.

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  • Stars' Riley Barber: Hits waivers

    The Stars waived Barber on Friday, per CapFriendly.

    Barber should spend most of the 2022-23 campaign with AHL Texas. He scored 28 goals and 53 points in 49 games with AHL Grand Rapids last year and has just 16 games of NHL experience since the start of the 2016-17 season.

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  • Ducks' Riley Barber: Snags one-year contract

    Barber put pen to paper on a one-year, two-way deal with Dallas on Thursday.

    Barber has logged just 16 games at the NHL level for the Capitals, Canadiens and Red Wings without having registered a point yet. As such, the 28-year-old winger should probably be expected to spend the bulk of the upcoming season in the minors, though he could get the occasional call-up.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Dropped back to minors

    Barber was reassigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Wednesday.

    Barber may still be elevated back to the NHL roster in time for Friday's clash with the Devils. When on the roster, the 28-year-old winger has served primarily as a healthy scratch watching from the press box, though he has appeared in four games for the club in which he has recorded four shots, three hits and two PIM.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Called up from minors

    Barber was elevated from AHL Grand Rapids on Tuesday.

    Barber has been limited to just four games this season and is still looking for his first NHL point after stints in Washington and Montreal. If Barber does get into Tuesday's clash with the Leafs, it figures to be in a bottom-six role, where he figures to offer no more than low-end fantasy value.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Returns to AHL

    Barber was reassigned to AHL Grand Rapids after Saturday's game versus the Penguins.

    Barber went minus-1 in 9:02 of ice time in Saturday's 7-2 loss. The forward could be an option to return to the big club if they need forwards for Sunday's game versus the Devils.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Back with big club

    Barber was promoted from AHL Grand Rapids on Saturday.

    At this point it isn't clear if Barber will draw into the lineup for Saturday's matchup with the Penguins. He's gone scoreless through three NHL appearances this season.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Sent down Tuesday

    Barber was reassigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Tuesday, per CapFriendly.

    Barber drew into one game during this stint with the big club, going minus-2 with two hits, two shots on goal and two PIM. The 28-year-old could be an option if the Red Wings need forward depth again.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Recalled by Red Wings

    Barber was recalled from AHL Grand Rapids on Sunday.

    Barber has been with Grand Rapids since being assigned there in early March, but he is set to get another look at the top level. It remains to be seen if he will suit up for Sunday's matinee against the Panthers.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Activated, reassigned to minors

    Barber (lower body) was taken off injured reserve and sent down to AHL Grand Rapids on Thursday.

    Barber has appeared in just two games with the Red Wings this year in which he registered two shots, one hit and a plus-1 rating while averaging a mere 6:08 of ice time. With his reassignment to the minors, Barber figures to spend the rest of the year playing with the Griffins.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Moved to IR

    Barber (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.

    Barber will miss Thursday's tilt with Winnipeg and he'll be eligible to return as early as Jan. 21 against Dallas. The 27-year-old has been held without a point in two NHL appearances this season.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Promoted to active roster

    Barber was elevated from the taxi squad Tuesday.

    Barber has played one NHL contest this season, going pointless Dec. 18 against the Devils. The 26-year-old has logged eight goals and 11 assists over 23 games with AHL Grand Rapids in 2021-22.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Hurt early Tuesday

    Barber (lower body) won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Sharks.

    Barber played just one shift in the contest prior to his exit. The 27-year-old was in the lineup to cover for Dylan Larkin (upper body), who was hurt Sunday versus the Ducks. Barber's status will likely be updated before Thursday's home game versus the Jets.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Assigned to taxi squad

    Barber was placed on the Red Wings' taxi squad Wednesday.

    Barber has appeared in one NHL contest this season where he saw 11:23 of ice time and blocked one shot. The 27-year-old has logged eight goals and 11 assists through his 23 performances with AHL Grand Rapids this season.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Dropped to AHL

    Barber was reassigned from the taxi squad to AHL Grand Rapids on Thursday.

    Barber has suited up for just one NHL game this season. He'll see more action at the AHL level where he has 16 points through 21 contests this season.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: On taxi squad

    The Red Wings reassigned Barber to the taxi squad Monday.

    Barber's only NHL action this season was a Dec. 18 game in which he logged 11:23 and got two shots on goal.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Shipped back to AHL

    Barber was reassigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Sunday, per CapFriendly.

    Barber logged 11:23 of ice time in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Devils. He'll return to the minors to keep playing while the Red Wings' schedule is on pause.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Promoted to top level

    Barber was recalled by Detroit on Saturday.

    Carter Rowney and Givani Smith have both entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, so Barber will likely draw into the lineup immediately Saturday against the Devils. Barber's racked up 16 points through 21 AHL appearances this season.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Assigned to AHL affiliate

    The Red Wings assigned Barber to AHL Grand Rapids on Friday.

    Barber will likely continue to bounce between Detroit's minor-league affiliate and taxi squad throughout the season, so he won't be a viable fantasy option. The 26-year-old winger went scoreless in nine appearances with the Canadiens last season.

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  • Red Wings' Riley Barber: Jumps to taxi squad

    Barber was recalled to the taxi squad Sunday.

    Barber will join the big club as a depth option because both Sam Gagner and Filip Zadina are in COVID-19 protocol. He'll need to be activated from the taxi squad before he can make his Red Wings debut.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 199 lbs
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
Age: 28
Experience: 3
Shoots: Right