Personal Announcement Regarding the 2016 NHL Prospect Tournament and Training Camp

ROger1Seven years ago in the the foyer of my mom’s Leelanau County house I made a promise to her Portuguese Waterdog, Roger Maris. My mom was undergoing multiple complications from hip replacement surgery and did not feel as though she could care for two dogs. In many ways Roger had always been my dog — we had an instant connection. So I leaned down that evening on my way out of town and kissed his fuzzy head and told him if he could adapt to living in my third floor condo … Continue Reading

Red Wings Invite 11 to the 2016 Development Camp

santos2The Detroit Red Wings have invited ten free agents to their annual Development Camp in Traverse City beginning July 6th.

Among those auditioning are two-way forward Mathew Santos (pictured) and Western Michigan University speedster Griffen Molino. Also included on this years roster are a handful of players inked to AHL contracts including Mike Borkowski, Kyle Criscuolo, Alex Globke and Daniel Renouf.

Following is a review of the invitees (listed alphabetically).

2016 Red Wings Development Camp Roster

Detroit Red WingsThe Detroit Red Wings have announced their 2016 development camp roster to be held at Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, MI beginning on July 6th. A full schedule will be released shortly. This years camp features all seven selections from the 2016 NHL entry draft including top pick Dennis Cholowski. This years camp features a smaller number of free agent tryouts reducing the overall attendee list.  Dylan Sadowy will make his Red Wings debut after an off season trade with San Jose. Detroit has also 11 free agent tryouts to round out the … Continue Reading

Red Wings Announce 2016 Development Camp Schedule

nasty1The Detroit Red Wings today released the schedule for their 2016 Development Camp, which will be held at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City, Mich., from July 6-10. The camp kicks
off on Wednesday, July 6 and features on-ice and off-ice workouts each day, including scrimmages on Saturday, July 8 and Tuesday, July 10.

The camp will be split into two teams, Red and White, and will feature daily on-ice instruction skill development from a team of coaches, led by new Grand Rapids Griffins head coach Todd Nelson. Players will also take part in … Continue Reading

Red Wings Announce 2016 Traverse City Events

ManthaThe Detroit Red Wings Will host a full slate of events in Traverse City this off season including the 2016 Development Camp, the NHL Prospect Tournament and the annual training camp. All events will be held at Centre ICE Arena located in Traverse City, MI.

First up is the NHL Development camp scheduled for July 6-10 and will include players selected in the 2016 NHL Entry draft set to get underway this Saturday in Buffalo, New York. Other players from past drafts and free agent tryouts will also participate. A full schedule … Continue Reading

2015 Red Wings Training Camp Alumni and Celebrity Gallery

September 19th Training Camp News and Notes

Larkin1Training camp is all about competition for roster spots. This year’s camp is no different than any other year in that department. The Red Wings have lots of young players – both forwards and defensemen who are pushing for roster spots. Unfortunately there is very little room, but a strong training camp and exhibition season might change minds or at the very least help establish the depth chart.

Among the forwards battling for a roster spot are Dylan Larkin and Anthony Mantha. The duo are some of the organizations top up and coming … Continue Reading

September 19, 2015 Training Camp Gallery

September 18th Training Camp News and Notes

Verrier1The opening day of the Red Wings training camp was marred by a scary incident just minutes into team Delvecchio’s practice. Free agent tryout Jerome Verrier and Darren Helm collided while participating in intersquad drills. The force of the impact left both players down on the ice for several minutes. Helm was the first on his feet but he had to be helped off the ice while Verrier had to be stretchered off. Both players went to the hospital for precautionary reasons with Helm going through the concussion protocol. Verrier’s training camp … Continue Reading

September 18, 2015 Training Camp Gallery

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