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Red Wings' Matt Luff: Lands on waivers
Luff (upper body) was placed on waivers Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Luff has yet to play this season after he was placed on IR in October. If he clears waivers, the 26-year-old Luff would likely suit up for AHL Grand Rapids once fully cleared healthwise. He had two goals and four points in 19 games with the Red Wings last season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Placed on IR
Luff (upper body) was moved to injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Luff is dealing with a "long-term" injury but the specifics aren't clear. He suited up in 19 NHL games last season and generated four points. The 26-year-old could see bottom-six minutes in Detroit once he's healthy.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Expected to be out long term
Luff (upper body) suffered a long-term injury during Sunday's scrimmage, according to Max Bultman of The Athletic.
An exact timeline for Luff's return wasn't provided, so it's unclear if he will be unavailable for the start of the 2023-24 season. He picked up two goals, two assists and 22 hits in 19 appearances with the Red Wings last season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Sustains injury Sunday
Luff suffered an upper-body injury Sunday during an intrasquad scrimmage, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Luff may have hurt his right arm or shoulder after he fell awkwardly into the boards. There is currently no timetable in place for the 26-year-old's return. Luff earned two goals, two assists and 22 hits in 19 appearances with the Red Wings last season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Inks one-year pact
Luff signed a one-year, two-way contract with Detroit on Saturday.
Luff spent the bulk of the 2022-23 campaign with AHL Grand Rapids, for which he logged 28 games and recorded 25 points. At the NHL level, the 26-year-old winger notched just four points in 19 contests for the Wings. Looking ahead to next season, Luff figures to continue bouncing between levels, making him a low-end fantasy target.... See More ... See Less
Matt Luff: Doesn't get qualifying offer
Luff wasn't given a qualifying offer by Detroit, which means he will become an unrestricted free agent Saturday, per Max Bultman of The Athletic.
Luff had two goals and four points in 19 outings with Detroit in 2022-23. He also recorded eight goals and 25 points in 28 AHL contests with Grand Rapids.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Brushes twine in shutout
Luff registered a goal and five hits in Tuesday's 5-0 win over the Canadiens.
Luff is getting a top-level look since the Wings have several forwards dealing with injuries. He's generated two goals and an assist through 15 games for Detroit, but the minor-league numbers jump off the page, as he's cashed in on eight goals and 17 helpers through 28 contests with AHL Grand Rapids.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Back with Detroit
Luff was recalled from AHL Grand Rapids on Monday.
Luff was temporarily returned to the minors after Saturday's 3-0 loss to Philadelphia. He has one goal, seven shots on net and eight hits in 10 appearances with the Red Wings this season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Sent down
Luff was sent back to AHL Grand Rapids on Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Luff has averaged 8:37 TOI in 10 games with Detroit this season, tallying a goal. This move seems to indicate that Filip Zadina (lower body) will be ready to return Tuesday when the Red Wings face the Penguins.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Elevated from minors
Luff was brought up from AHL Grand Rapids on Tuesday.
Luff hasn't appeared in an NHL game since Nov. 8 against the Canadiens. In the minors, the 25-year-old winger's offensive game has been on display with eight goals and 17 assists in 28 outings. If Luff does play against the Blues on Tuesday, it could be in place of Alex Chiasson or Adam Erne.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Returned to minors
Luff was demoted to AHL Grand Rapids on Wednesday.
Luff hasn't played in an NHL game since Nov. 8 against the Canadiens but could be inserted into the lineup against Colorado on Saturday if Robby Fabbri (lower body) is unable to play. In his limited time with the Wings, the 25-year-old Luff registered one goal on five shots, seven hits and three blocks while averaging 8:26 of ice time.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Earns promotion
Luff was recalled from AHL Grand Rapids on Monday.
Luff has one goal in seven NHL appearances this season. He last suited up with Detroit on Nov. 8.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Sent to AHL
Luff (wrist) was activated from injured reserve and assigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Tuesday.
Luff, who has skated in seven games with the Red Wings this season, has been out since Nov. 8 following wrist surgery. He also has three goals and seven points in five AHL appearances this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Set for surgery
Luff is expected to miss 10-12 weeks and undergo wrist surgery Thursday. In addition, Luff has been placed on injured reserve, per the NHL media site.
Luff managed just one point through his first seven games of the season, so his absence should have a huge impact on the majority of fantasy players. With Tyler Bertuzzi (hand) nearing a return to action, Luff may have found himself bumped from the lineup away. Given his timeline, Luff shouldn't be expected back until mid-January at the earliest.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Out long-term
Luff (upper body) won't be available "any time soon," Daniella Bruce of the Red Wings' official site reports.
Luff was boarded by the Canadiens' Juraj Slafkovsky in the third period of Tuesday's game. Luff went headfirst into the board, and it's apparent from head coach Derek Lalonde's postgame comments that the winger suffered a significant injury. He'll likely be evaluated in the coming days, but it's unclear when a timeline for his return will surface. He could also be placed on injured reserve to free up a roster spot.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Recalled by Detroit
Luff was recalled from AHL Grand Rapids on Tuesday, per the AHL transaction page.
Luff is expected to be in the lineup Tuesday against Montreal. He has one goal, five shots on net and six hits in six games this season.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Dropped to minors
Luff was reassigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Monday, per CapFriendly.
Luff scored a goal against the Rangers on Sunday, giving him one point through six games this year. The 25-year-old will likely continue shuffling between the AHL and NHL levels.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Nets first tally
Luff scored his first goal as a Red Wing during Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the host Rangers.
Luff knows he has to produce offensively to stay in the lineup when the Red Wings' injured regulars begin returning. The 25-year-old right winger did just that Sunday, collecting his first marker in six games. The play developed by Luff skating through the crease and deflecting in a Ben Chiarot shot, which appeared to be sailing wide. It was Luff's first NHL point since he collected two goals and an assist as a member of the Predators versus the Sharks on March 5.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Back with big club
Luff was called up from AHL Grand Rapids on Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
It appears the Red Wings may be juggling Luff to and from the minors until Oskar Sundqvist (upper body) is able to return. Luff will be an option for a bottom-six assignment Thursday versus the Capitals.... See More ... See Less
Red Wings' Matt Luff: Sent down Tuesday
Luff was reassigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
Luff got into three games during this stint with the big club. He had five hits, three shots on goal, three blocked shots and a minus-1 rating. The 25-year-old will continue to be a depth option for recalls later in the year.... See More ... See Less
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