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  • 6-Foot-6 forward recorded 35 points in 52 games with AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack

The Detroit Red Wings today signed left wing Tim Gettinger to a one-year, two-way contract.

Gettinger, 25, spent the entire 2022-23 season with the American Hockey League’s Hartford Wolf Pack, recording 35 points (13-22-35), a plus-four rating and 26 penalty minutes in 52 games, in addition to eight points (2-6-8) in nine postseason contests. The 6-foot-6, 222-pound forward skated in eight games with the New York Rangers during the 2021-22 campaign and collected 25 points (10-15-25), a plus-nine rating and 39 penalty minutes in 45 games with the Wolf Pack. Originally selected by the Rangers in the fifth round (141st overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Gettinger has logged one assist in 16 NHL games since 2018-19. He has also accumulated 133 points (62-71-133) and 126 penalty minutes in 237 AHL games with the Wolf Pack.

Prior to turning professional, Gettinger played four seasons with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League from 2014-18. He was named to the OHL First All-Rookie Team in 2014-15 after recording 25 points, a plus-10 rating and 13 penalty minutes in 54 regular-season games. In total, Gettinger compiled 187 points (91-96-187), a plus-67 rating and 125 penalty minutes in 242 OHL games, along with 35 points (13-22-35) in 53 playoff matchups. The Cleveland, Ohio, native also spent time with the U.S. National Team Development Program, netting two goals and six penalty minutes in four appearances with the under-17 team during the 2014-15 season. On the international stage, Gettinger played for Team USA at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, showing four points (2-2-4) and 30 penalty minutes in four games.

Tim Gettinger, Left Wing

Born Apr 14 1998 — Cleveland, OH

Height 6.06 — Weight 222 — Shoots L

Selected by New York Rangers round 5 #141 overall 2016 NHL Entry Draft