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September 21 Appearance on the Vic McCarty Show

I appeared on the Vic McCarty show on September 21, 2011. We discussed the Detroit Red Wings training camp and preseason and my question to the scariest coach in the League in Mike Babcock. To listen to the show click here.

September 16th Appearance on the Vic McCarty Show

I appeared on the Vic McCarty show on September 16, 2011. We discussed the 2011 Prospect tournament and training camp. To listen to the show click here.

** On a personal note… I have not been able to update the blog as often as I would like since training camp due to an emergency dental surgery. I hope to return to regular postings soon. Thanks for all the comments and support!

Turning the Page: Healthy Ferraro Ready For Next Step

For the first time in two years, Landon Ferraro is starting the year healthy. Since being drafted 32nd overall by the Red Wings in 2009, he’s battled one nagging injury after another which he admits have derailed his past two seasons.

“It was frustrating because I knew we had a good team and I knew I could help, but I kept getting injured,” Ferraro said. “Every time I would get on a little roll something would happen. Hopefully all of that is behind me and I can learn from it at … Continue Reading

First Cuts: Wings Trim Roster by 10

The Detroit Red Wings have sent 7 players back to their junior teams. These players include: Brooks Macek, Richard Nedomlel, Ryan Sproul, Petr Mrazek, Xavier Ouellet, Alan Quine, and Marek Tvordon. Additionally the Red Wings released the following players from their try-out contracts: Zach Franko, Artem Sergeev, and Evan Mosher. Ramis Sadikov and Nick Oslund are still listed with the team and could still be signed by the Red Wings.  The cuts bring the Wings roster down to 56 players.

Team Howe Beats Team Lindsay 6-3

Team Howe beat Team Lindsay by a 6-3 margin. Johan Franzen had two goals while Chris Conner had a goal and and assist to lead Team Howe to a win on Monday afternoon. Tomas Tatar, Doug Janik and Ian White also scored for Team Howe. Todd Bertuzzi, Zach Franko, and Nick Oslund scored for Team Lindsay. Free agent try-out, Ramis Sadikov had a rough outing in net for Team Lindsay allowing 4 goals on 23 shots. To view the complete box score click here. A detailed recap will be … Continue Reading

September 19th Gallery

TC Red and White Lineup Announced

The Detroit Red Wings have announced the lineup for the Traverse City Red and White game which will be held at noon on Tuesday September 20th at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI. Of the names on the list, only rookie Tomas Jurco is a surprise. The Red Wings are likely taking a longer look at Jurco due to the injury he suffered during the prospect tournament. Additionally, The wings announced the first cuts to their roster reducing the numbers down to 56 players.  Below is the full … Continue Reading

No More Doubting Thomas: Confident McCollum ready for Big Season

Thomas McCollum is trying to put the fun back in his game. The 30th overall selection in the 2008 NHL entry draft has put an enormous amount of pressure on himself over the past couple of seasons, only to have each end in disappointment.

“I think all along I have been pushing myself harder than Detroit has been pushing me,” he said. “I understand that there is time and they aren’t expecting me to be there playing tomorrow. I know I can go out there and relax, have fun and do … Continue Reading

Team Delvecchio Beats Team Howe 2-1

This was the start that Free Agent Tryout, Fabian Brunnstrom needed. Brunnstrom scored the game winning goal for team Delvecchio leading the team to a 2-1 victory on Sunday. Patrick Eaves scored the other goal on hard slapper. Valtteri Filppula had the lone goal for Team Howe. Goalie Petr Mrazek was in net for team Howe for both goals. For the complete box score click here. A detailed recap of today’s practices will be posted later.

September 18th Gallery

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