GRAND RAPIDS - Detroit Right Wing Darren McCarty has joined the Grand Rapids Griffins following his activation from injured reserve after hernia surgery in January.

The 36 year old has netted one goal during 13 appearances with the Wings this season. He also scored a shootout goal for the Griffins in a 3-2 loss to Manchester on November 26th.

McCarty joined Griffins practice today, and is expected to join the lineup this Friday when they visit the Syracuse Crunch at 7:30pm.