Forward Motion: Roster to be Decided During Exhibition Season

Nyquist1The Red Wings have big decisions to make when it comes to their final roster. With three extra forwards after yesterday’s signing of Daniel Cleary, the competition is expected to be fierce. Jordin Tootoo, Gustav Nyquist, Tomas Tatar, Mikael Samuelsson and Todd Bertuzzi are among those vying for a spot.

“This is probably the toughest group I have been around in a long time,” Samuelsson said. “At the same time this is what you want as an organization. As a player the pressure is on right away and if you can’t … Continue Reading

September 13, 2013 Training Camp Gallery

Tomas Tatar: Nothing Left to Prove in the AHL

Tatar 13Tomas Tatar believes his NHL time has come. The Calder Cup MVP has spent the past four season in Grand Rapids and he believes he has nothing left to prove. Last season alone Tater scored 23 goals and 49 points in 61 games. He punctuated the year with 16 goals and 21 points in 24 post season games.

“We had a great run during the playoffs,” he said. “I was happy my stick was hot and a lot of my shots went in. It was a great season, but it’s over … Continue Reading

September 12, 2013 Training Camp Gallery

Richard Nedomlel: ‘Exceeding Expectations’

Nedomlel1When Richard Nedomlel is on his game, he’s the type of player you don’t notice on the ice. The 6-foot-5, 231 blueliner is a stay at home defenseman who doesn’t shy away from physical play, but also doesn’t go looking for it either.

“I would say I am more of a stay at home defenseman who kills penalties,” he said. “That’s why Detroit drafted me and that’s what they want me to do. I am happy to play that role.”

The 20 year-old surprised many in the organization with his offensive numbers the … Continue Reading

2013 Red Wings Training Camp Teams Announced

13 DRWTC REV813The Detroit Red Wings have announced the intrasquad teams for the the 2013 training camp. These teams will take effect September 12th beginning at 9:30 am for the first practice at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI. Each team will practice daily but only two teams will scrimmage. Below is a breakdown of the teams as well as the schedule for the scrimmages. Darren Helm and Jeff Hoggan are listed on Team Lindsay but neither is likely to participate due to injuries.

For a completed schedule and other details … Continue Reading

2013 Detroit Red Wings Training Camp Roster

Detroit Red WingsThe Detroit Red Wings have announced their 2013 training camp roster held at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI. Recent acquisitions Daniel Alfredsson and Stephen Weiss will participate in their first Red Wings training camp. Also included on the roster are three free agent tryouts including Barclay Goodrow who also participated in the July development camp. Darren Helm and Jeff Hoggan are listed but unlikely to play due to injury.

This year’s training camp is scheduled from September 12 – 17. For details on training camp … Continue Reading

Jared Coreau: Rounding into Form

Coreau1Jared Coreau has come a long way since being called a ‘stylistic mess’ by the Red Line Report. The 6-foot-5, 207 pound goalie has worked tirelessly with his goalie coach to improve his game and get ready for the next level.

“I think that comment was mostly referring to my game in tight,” he explained. “They say big guys have big holes so I was really opening up and making snow angels. My goalie coach in Ottawa and the coaches I have had throughout the years have worked with me on being … Continue Reading

Defensive Gains: Jurco Contributing More Than Offense

jurcoTomas Jurco is trying to become a complete player for the Red Wings. The 6-foot-2, 193 pound forward made a successful transition from the QMJHL to the AHL last season. In 74 games with Grand Rapids, he scored 14 goals and 28 points. The numbers, while not staggering, are impressive considering he was one of the youngest players in the league last year.

“Jurco was really young in our league last year and in the first half he had some struggles,” coach Jeff Blashill said. “I thought he was great the whole … Continue Reading

Red Wings Finally End Tournament Drought

CupThe Red Wings won their first NHL Prospect Tournament Monday night beating the defending champion Buffalo sabres by a 4 – 2 margin. Detroit, who has hosted the tournament since 1998, has played in the final three times but wasn’t able to win until tonight’s victory.

“It was a fun tournament,” coach Jeff Blashill said. “There were lots of real great players in the tournament and I thought our guys did a good job of competing on a shift by shift basis. The scouting staff in Detroit has done an unreal job … Continue Reading

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