Griffins Bring Back Borkowski

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins on Monday signed center Mike Borkowski to a one-year contract. 

Borkowski skated in 51 games with the Griffins in 2016-17, his first full professional season, and contributed five points (3-2—5), a plus-one rating and two penalty minutes. The 25-year-old appeared in one postseason contest, helping the Griffins win their second Calder Cup in the last five seasons. Borkowski also played in six games with the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye, totaling nine points (3-6—9) and a plus-10 rating. 

The 6-foot, 185-pound center made his professional debut with the AHL’s Binghamton Senators near the end of the 2015-16 campaign after finishing a four-year career at Colgate University (ECAC). In 12 games with the Senators, Borkowski posted three points (2-1—3) and logged his first pro goal in his debut on March 13. 

Prior to turning pro, the Ottawa, Ontario, native competed in 133 career games with the Colgate Raiders from 2012-16 and registered 87 points (30-57—87), while being named to the ECAC All-Tournament Team in 2015 and the ECAC All-Academic Team in 2013 and 2014. As captain his senior season, Borkowski ranked third on the team in points (13-9—22) and second in goals (13). 

The Griffins will raise their 2017 Calder Cup championship banner and begin the defense of their title on Friday, Oct. 6 at Van Andel Arena against Manitoba when the puck drops on the 2017-18 season with Opening Night presented by Huntington Bank. 

Single-game tickets will go on sale to the public on Sept. 8. Fans can secure their full-seasonselect-season or group ticket packages by calling (616) 774-4585 ext. 2 or visit griffinshockey.com for more information.
 

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