Four Invited to Red Wings Training Camp

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Cam Lanigan

The Detroit Red Wings have invited four free agents to their training camp and prospect tournament in Traverse City beginning September 5th. The Red Wings, who are close to the 50 contract limit, will take a long look at the free agents but would likely need to free space or defer contracts  in order to sign players. Following is a review of the invitees (listed alphabetically).

  • Barclay Goodrow - The 6-foot-2, 214 pound forward played four seasons with Brampton of the OHL. The Toronto Ontario native was eligible for the last three … Continue Reading

2013 Detroit Red Wings Prospect Tournament Roster

Detroit Red WingsThe Detroit Red Wings have announced their 2013 roster for the NHL prospect tournament at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI. The team features  four of the Red Wings eight 2013 draft selections including Tyler Bertuzzi, Anthony Mantha, Marc McNulty, and  Zach Nastasiuk. Top prospect Calle Jarnkrok will make his Traverse City debut in his bid to earn an NHL job. Also on the roster are Tomas Jurco, Teemu Pulkkinen, Riley Sheahan,  Martin FrkRyan Sproul, and Xavier Ouellet. To round out their roster the Wings … Continue Reading

September 8, 2013 Designated as Bryan Rufenach Day

Ruffie2Organizers of the 2013 NHL Prospects Tournament and Detroit Red Wings training camp in conjunction with the Toledo Walleye Boosters Club have designated September 8, 2013 as the second annual ‘Bryan Rufenach day’.  A portion of the proceeds of all ticket sales will benefit the Bryan Rufenach Just Skills Camp. The annual camp, based out of Lindsay Ontario and run by the Rufenach family, just completed its second year with over 70 participants between the ages of 7 and 12. Donations will help fund ice time and other costs … Continue Reading

Red Wings Announce the 2013 Training Camp Schedule

13 DRWTC REV813The Red Wings have announced their complete schedule for the 2013 training camp at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI. The camp opens with the annual charity golf outing and reception on September 11th. The first public on-ice activity will take place on at 9:30 am on September 12th. Morning skates and scrimmages will continue until September 14th. An alumni and celebrity hockey game slated for 7:00 pm will cap the activities on the 14th. The annual Red and White game takes place at 11:00 am on the … Continue Reading

2013 Columbus Blue Jackets Prospect Tournament Roster

The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced their 2013 roster for the NHL prospect tournament at Centre I.C.E. arena in Traverse City, MI. The team features  the second overall pick in the 2012 NHL draft, Ryan Murray as well as Blue Jacket’s first round pick in 2013, Kerby Rychel.  Also on the roster is Boone Jenner who was Columbus’s top pick in the 2011 draft and top goaltending prospect, Oscar Dansk. This year’s Tournament is scheduled from September 5 – 9 and will feature teams from Dallas, Detroit, Columbus, Buffalo, … Continue Reading

Ranking the Rosters: 2013 NHL Prospects Tournament Players to Watch

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Ryan Murray

The future of the NHL will be on display at the annual NHL prospect tournament. This year’s tournament, which starts September 5th in Traverse City, MI, will feature high end talent including five top ten draft picks from the past two drafts (2012:  Ryan Murray - 2/ CBJ, Mathew Dumba - 7/ MIN; 2013: Elias Lindholm - 5/ CAR, Rasmus Ristolainen - 8/ BUF, and Valerie Nichushkin - 10/ DAL).  A total of 14 additional first picks are also participating including Kerby Rychel (CBJ),  Anthony Mantha (DET), Riley Sheahan (DET), Ryan Murphy (CAR), Joel Armia (BUF), Zemgus … Continue Reading

2013 Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Tournament Roster

CarolinaHURRICANESlogoThe Carolina Hurricanes have announced their 2013 roster for the NHL prospect tournament at Centre I.C.E. arena in Traverse City, MI. The team features  the fifth overall selection in the 2013 NHL draft, Elias Lindholm.  Also on the roster are Ryan Murphy (the 12th overall pick in the 2011 draft who has a strong chance to play in the NHL this year), Keegan Lowe (son of Edmonton’s President of Hockey Operations Kevin Lowe), and Brody Sutter (Son of Duane Sutter who is part of the Sutter hockey family). This year’s … Continue Reading

2013 St. Louis Blues Prospect Tournament Roster

st-louis-blues-logoThe St. Louis Blues have announced their 2013 roster for the NHL prospect tournament at Centre I.C.E. arena in Traverse City, MI. The team features Ty Rattie who was taken with the 32nd overall in 2011 and Dmitrij Jaskin, who saw two games in the NHL last season. Jaskin and Rattie are two of five total second round selections featured on the Blues 2013 roster. The Others include William Carrier (2013), Sebastian Wannstrom (2010) and Joel Edmundson (2011). This year’s Tournament is scheduled from September 5 – 9 and will feature teams from DallasDetroitColumbusBuffaloCarolina, … Continue Reading

2013 Buffalo Sabres Prospect Tournament Roster

The Buffalo Sabres have announced their 2013 roster for the NHL prospect tournament at Centre I.C.E. arena in Traverse City, MI. The team features first round draft choices Mark Pysyk (2010) Joel Armia (2011), Zemgus Grigensons (2012), Mikhail Grigorenko (2012), Rasmus Ristolainen (2013) and Nikita Zadorov (2013).  The roster also features four players who have seen time in the NHL including Pysyk (19 games), Grigorenko (25 games),  Johan Larsson (1 game for Minnesota) and Chad Ruhwedel (7 games).

This year’s Tournament is scheduled from September 5 – 9 and will feature teams from Dallas, Detroit, … Continue Reading

August 16th Appearance on the Vic McCarty Show

WMKTstreamlogoI appeared on the Vic McCarty Show on August 16, 2013.  We discussed the Red Wings roster moves and the upcoming NHL Prospects tournament and Detroit Red Wings training camp.  To listen to the podcast click here.

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