NHL Prospect Tournament 500 Club Adds 8 New Members

Legwand1A total of 35 NHL prospect alumni have played in more the 500 NHL games since the tournaments inception. The NHL prospects tournament has produced 440 NHL alumni to date, but only 8 percent have broken the 500 game mark. Players likely to join the 500 club next season include Brandon Dubinsky (498); Matt Niskanen (491), Bryan Little (486), Tobias Enstrom (484), Ryan Callahan (470), Nicklas Grossman (463), Marc Staal (460), Jakub Voracek (449). The most games by an alumni goalie is 445 by Kari … Continue Reading

2014 Development Camp Teams Announced

Athanasiou1The Red Wings have announced the practice teams for the 2014 development camp. Below is a breakdown of the team Yzerman and team Lidstrom. To view the full roster for the camp click here. you can also view the full schedule here. The two teams will complete off-ice workouts and on-ice drills rotating between morning and afternoon for both sessions. The morning sessions are broken up by scrimmages on July 5th and July 8th. The camp coincides with the first in-person training camp ticket sale scheduled for July 7th at 12:00 pm at … Continue Reading

2014 Red Wings Development Camp Roster

nasty1The Detroit Red Wings have announced their 2014 development camp roster to be held at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI beginning on July 4th. A full schedule will be released shortly. This years camp features five of the seven selections from the 2014 NHL entry draft including top pick Dylan Larkin. 2014 selections, Chase Perry and Alexander Kadeykin, will not be participating. Top prospects Anthony ManthaAndreas Athanasiou and Alexei Marchenko  are also slated to participate. Tomas Nosek will make his Red Wings debut after signing an entry level contract in … Continue Reading

Red Wings Invite 25 to 2014 Development Camp

Bord1The Detroit Red Wings have invited 23 free agents to their annual Development Camp in Traverse City beginning July 4th.

Among those auditioning are defensive forward Darby Llewellyn, two-way defender Ryan Obuchowsk, steady defenseman Kevin Clare, once promising defensive forward Cole Bardreau (pictured) and all three members of Colgate University’s “triplet line” comprised of Kyle Baun, Tylor Spink and Tyson Spink. The Red Wings, who are always close to the 50 contract limit, have limited contracts to spare.

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

2014 Development Camp Schedule Announced

DHThe schedule for the 2014 Detroit Red Wings Development camp at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI has been finalized. The camp, which runs July 4th through July 8th, will feature many of the organization’s top prospects as well as the 2014 NHL draft class.  Additionally the first in person ticket sale for the Wings training camp will be held on July 7th with a fax ticket sale following on July 8th. More details will be released as they become available.

July 4

9:45 am – 10:30 am Team Lidstrom off ice … Continue Reading

2014 Fax Training Camp Ticket Sale Kicks Off July 8th

RWTC logo in JPEG 2014 (1)A fax ticket sale for tickets to the 2014 NHL Prospect Tournament and Detroit Red Wings training camp will begin on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm and continue until all tickets are sold. An in person sale is also scheduled on July 7, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. This year’s NHL Prospect Tournament is scheduled for September 12th through the 16th. Red Wings training camp runs from September 19th through the 23rd.

Tickets for the NHL Prospect Tournament are priced at $10 per day. … Continue Reading

2014 NHL Prospects Tournament and Red Wings Training Camp Schedule Announced

ManthaThe Detroit Red Wings will be returning to Traverse City, MI to host their annual prospects tournament and training camp at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, Mich. Additionally Centre I.C.E. will also host the Wings annual prospect development camp July 4th through the 9th.
The prospect tournament, which is scheduled for Sept. 12 to 16, will feature entries from eight teams including Buffalo, Carolina, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Minnesota, New York, and St. Louis. The full schedule will be announced at a later date. Tickets are priced at $10 per day which includes … Continue Reading

2014 Red Wings Development Camp Dates Announced

Centre ICE1The Detroit Red Wings have finalized dates for the 2014 Red Wings Development Camp.  The  camp, currently slated for July 4th through the 8th at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI, will showcase the organizations top prospects and 2014 NHL entry draft selections. The development camp is an educational and training camp for Detroit’s prospects and is the only time to see many of the organizations college and European prospects. The past three development camps have included 13 players who made their NHL debuts for Detroit over the last two … Continue Reading

April 11, 2014 Appearance on the Vic McCarty Show

WMKTstreamlogoI appeared on the Vic McCarty Show on April 11, 2014. We discussed the Red Wings potential playoff opponents and chances for success as well as the play of the young Red Wings. To listen to the podcast click here.

Trickle Down Effect: Wings Roster Crunch Will Impact Griffins

Eaves2If Patrick Eaves clears waivers Friday, he will likely be the third NHL forward sent down to Grand Rapids. Jordin Tootoo cleared waivers last week but was only sent down today, while Cory Emmerton was an early casualty of the Wings roster crunch. The moves, while necessary to get Detroit under the salary cap and roster limits, could have a direct impact on the playing time and development of their prospects.

The Red Wings log jam of forwards is a direct result of not moving players over the summer after the acquisition … Continue Reading

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