Detroit Red Wings Place Austin Czarnik On Waivers

The Detroit Red Wings have made a roster move, as they have placed forward Austin Czarnik on waivers. 

Czarnik, 30, has appeared in 11 games this season with the Red Wings, where he has one assist and a minus-3 rating. He also has played in two games with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL), posting two goals and three points.

Czarnik has had trouble producing at the NHL level this season, and it is likely a notable factor as to why he is being demoted now. However, before officially being back with the Griffins, he will need to go unclaimed on waivers.

Teams looking for a bit more forward depth could consider taking a flier on Czarnik, as he has been claimed off waivers in the past. We will need to wait and see if he ends up finding a new home from here.

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