Brian Lashoff (born July 16, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL).
July 16, 1990|
Albany, New York, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||221 lb (100 kg; 15 st 11 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Detroit Red Wings|
Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
Undrafted, Lashoff played major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Barrie Colts and Kingston Frontenacs. On October 1, 2008 he was signed to an entry-level contract with the Detroit Red Wings organization following their 2008 training camp.
At the beginning of the lockout shortened 2012–13 season, Lashoff was recalled by the Red Wings after an injury to Jonathan Ericsson on January 21, 2013. He made his NHL debut the same day against the Columbus Blue Jackets, and scored his first goal in the second period against Sergei Bobrovsky.
On May 11, 2013, after being sent down from Detroit, Lashoff returned to the Grand Rapids Griffins to help them during their 2013 Calder Cup run. During the 2012–13 season, Lashoff recorded two goals and four assists in 37 regular season games, and one assist in 18 postseason games.
On January 30, 2015, Lashoff was placed on waivers by the Red Wings. After clearing waivers, Lashoff was assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins. Prior to being placed on waivers, Lashoff appeared in 11 games for the Red Wings during the 2014–15 season, where he recorded two assists.
On June 16, 2016, the Red Wings signed Lashoff to a one-year contract extension. During the 2016–17 season, Lashoff recorded three goals and eights assists in 62 games during the regular season. During the 2017 Calder Cup playoffs, he recorded one goal and three assists in 17 playoffs games, and helped lead the Griffins to the Calder Cup.
On June 29, 2017, the Red Wings signed Lashoff to a two-year contract extension. On December 6, 2018, Lashoff was recalled by the Red Wings. Prior to being recalled, he recorded three assists in 17 games for the Griffins. On March 13, 2019, the Red Wings signed Lashoff to a two-year contract extension.
On September 28, 2019, the Red Wings cut Lashoff placing him on waivers.
|Representing United States|
|World Junior Championships|
Brian's older brother, Matt, has also played professionally in the NHL and currently plays for the SCL Tigers of the National League A. Their first game played against each other in an organized league was December 22, 2010 when the Grand Rapids Griffins met the Toronto Marlies in an AHL game.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2008–09||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||6||1||4||5||0||8||1||4||5||2|
|2009–10||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||6||0||2||2||5||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||37||0||3||3||25||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||76||8||11||19||41||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||37||2||4||6||23||18||0||1||1||10|
|2012–13||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||31||1||4||5||15||3||0||0||0||0|
|2013–14||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||75||1||5||6||36||5||0||0||0||0|
|2014–15||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||32||1||6||7||12||16||0||3||3||8|
|2014–15||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||11||0||2||2||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||71||1||15||16||30||9||2||1||3||0|
|2016–17||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||62||3||8||11||32||17||1||3||4||12|
|2016–17||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||5||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||70||5||10||15||29||5||1||2||3||2|
|2017–18||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2018–19||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||53||1||13||14||33||2||0||1||1||0|
|2018–19||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||4||0||1||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honorsEdit
- "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
- National Hockey League (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2012. Dan Diamond and Associates, Inc. p. 309. ISBN 978-1-894801-22-5.
- "Ericsson will be a game-time decision in Columbus". Detroit Red Wings. January 21, 2013. Archived from the original on January 30, 2013. Retrieved January 21, 2013.
- "Red Wings right ship with shootout win in Columbus". cbssports.com. January 21, 2013. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
Brian Lashoff arrived just before the game and scored in his NHL debut
- "Red Wings put Lashoff on waivers, call up Marchenko, send down Ouellet". National Hockey League. January 30, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2015.
- Kujawa, Kyle (January 31, 2015). "Lashoff assigned; Gustavsson on loan". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
- Kujawa, Kyle (June 16, 2016). "Detroit extends Sheahan and Lashoff". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved June 16, 2016.
- Kujawa, Kyle (June 29, 2017). "Lashoff and Mcilrath signed to two-year contract extensions". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved June 29, 2017.
- DiFilippo, Alex (December 6, 2018). "Red Wings recall Brian Lashoff from Grand Rapids". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
- Kujawa, Kyle (March 13, 2019). "Red Wings sign Lashoff to two-year extension". NHL.com. Retrieved March 14, 2019.
- Wakiji, Dana (June 13, 2017). "Grand Rapids Griffins win Calder Cup at home". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved June 13, 2017.