A close-up look at the Grand Rapids Griffins training camp roster
It has taken about almost months, but the Grand Rapids Griffins season is nearly here. Learn more about each player ➡️ https://t.co/yqNZmTxQe1 pic.twitter.com/VkAH70N4GU — Grand Rapids Griffins (@griffinshockey) January 31, 2021FORWARDSGrand Rapids Griffins Riley Barber (Courtesy photo)RILEY BARBERRight wingSize: 6-0, 194Shoots: RightAge: 26Born: 2/7/94 in PittsburghDrafted: Barber was selected by Washington in the sixth round with the 167th overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry DraftMore: Barber is a six-year pro, with this being his first in Grand Rapids. He played in Grand Rapids in 2016, followed by the 2017 Calder Cup championship team in which Criscuolo scored 17 goals and had 24 assists. Svechnikov, who signed a one-year contract in August, cleared waivers earlier this month and has returned to Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids Griffins Brian Lashoff (Courtesy photo)18 BRIAN LASHOFFSize: 6-3, 215Shoots: LeftAge: 30Born: 7/16/90 in Albany, N.Y.mlive.com
Grand Rapids Griffins sign Red Wings third-round pick to tryout
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins signed defenseman Donovan Sebrango to an amateur tryout Wednesday. Sebrango, 19, was a third-round selection (63rd overall) of the Detroit Red Wings in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Sebrango, the son of former Cuban soccer pro Eduardo Sebrango, has played four games this season with HK Levice in Slovakia, totaling two points (1-1—2). The Griffins will begin their training camp on Jan. 31 at Van Andel Arena in advance of the start of the 2020-21 American Hockey League season on Feb. 5. MORESmooth-skating, gritty Red Wings’ pick Donovan Sebrango to vie for World Junior spotmlive.com
NHL free agency opens today: Follow Red Wings updates
The NHL free agency signing period is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. The Detroit Red Wings could be quite active after offloading several contracts over the past month, most notably buying out forward Justin Abdelkader’s costly salary. The Red Wings currently have $27 million in free cap space, according to CapFriendly. I really can’t stop looking at that page -- it’s a wonderful sight for Red Wings fans. Related: Red Wings agree to 1-year extensions with Erne, HiroseFollow NHL free agency updates here:
Red Wings’ Kris Draper drafts his son, Kienan Draper, in 7th round
The Detroit Red Wings drafted a familiar name, and face, in the 7th round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Right wing Kienan Draper, the son of Red Wings director of amateur scouting Kris Draper, will hope to follow in his father’s quick strides in Detroit. This past season he was playing in his second campaign with St. Andrew’s College in Canada -- he had 51 points in 56 games played. His father Kris is now Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s righthand man in the draft. He played an impressive 1,157 career NHL games (161G, 203A) and another 222 playoff games (24G, 22A).
View: Detroit Red Wings 2020 NHL Entry Draft picks
(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Here are the 2020 NHL Entry Draft picks by the Detroit Red Wings:Detroit GM Steve Yzerman was able to add picks through in-draft trades -- he also traded for a future pick:Read more: Red Wings' Kris Draper drafts his son, Kienan Draper, in 7th roundView: 2020 NHL Entry Draft first round selectionsRead back: Here’s who Red Wings selected in 2019 NHL DraftSign up for my Red Wings newsletterSign up here for the latest news on the team and from around the league, and some jokes (good ones).
Red Wings in 2020 NHL Draft: Follow updates here
The 2020 NHL Draft got started Tuesday night with the first round. The Detroit Red Wings selected Swedish forward Lucas Raymond at 4th overall, then Swedish defenseman William Wallinder at 32nd overall. Here’s another look at Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s list of picks in this draft -- he started with 10 picks but added another in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings, and then another in a trade with the Minnesota Wild. He did trade away the 125th pick for a future pick:Read more: Red Wings' Kris Draper drafts his son, Kienan Draper, in 7th roundFull first-round draft order:Sign up here for the latest news on the team and from around the league, and some jokes (good ones). Follow live draft updates here:
Red Wings select D William Wallinder at 32nd overall in 2020 NHL Draft
The Detroit Red Wings have selected Swedish defenseman William Wallinder at 32nd overall in the 2020 NHL Draft. Here’s how Wallinder is described by Elite Prospects:“Wallinder towers over the competition, standing 6-foot-4 and weighing 194 pounds -- there’s plenty of room for him to fill out that frame. He might be the most technically skilled skater among all defenceman in this draft. He’s a great puck-carrier, eager to lead his team up the ice, and with a great deal of initiative in creative offensive chances.”Wallinder became GM Steve Yzerman’s second pick out of Sweden in this draft. Watch William Wallinder highlights:Related: Red Wings select F Lucas Raymond at 4th overall in 2020 NHL DraftView: 2020 NHL Entry Draft first round selectionsSign up here for the latest news on the team and from around the league, and some jokes (good ones).
Red Wings select F Lucas Raymond at 4th overall in 2020 NHL Draft
The Detroit Red Wings have selected forward Lucas Raymond at 4th overall in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Few weaknesses overall and is a player that doesn’t wait for the play to happen, but the one that generates the play and make things happen.”Lucas Raymond highlights:Round two of the 2020 NHL Draft continues Wednesday morning. The Red Wings have the 32nd overall pick, which is the first pick of the second round. Lucas Raymond väljs som nummer fyra av Detroit Red Wings i årets draft. pic.twitter.com/yZlUrrgUr8 — Frölunda Indians (@frolunda_hc) October 6, 2020Here are the rest of the Red Wings' draft positions in the draft:Read back: Here’s who Red Wings selected in 2019 NHL DraftView: 2020 NHL Draft results
View: 2020 NHL Entry Draft first round selections
Here are the first round selections from the 2020 NHL Entry Draft held virtually on Oct. 6, 2020. NY Rangers -- LW Alexis Lafrenière Los Angeles -- C Quinton Byfield Ottawa (from SJS) -- C/LW Tim Stutzle Detroit -- F Lucas Raymond Ottawa -- D Jake Sanderson Anaheim -- D Jamie Drysdale New Jersey -- RW Alexander Holtz Buffalo -- RW Jack Quinn Minnesota -- C Marco Rossi Winnipeg -- C/LW Cole Perfetti Nashville -- G Yaroslav Askarov Florida -- C Anton Lundell Carolina (from TOR) -- C Seth Jarvis Edmonton -- C/LW Dylan Holloway Toronto (from PIT) -- LW Rodion Amirov Montreal -- D Kaiden Guhle Chicago -- LW Lukas Reichel New Jersey (from ARI) -- C/RW Dawson Mercer NY Rangers (from CGY) -- D Braden Schneider New Jersey (from VAN via TBL) -- D Shakir Mukhamadullin Columbus -- RW Yegor Chinakhov Washington (from Calgary via NYR via CAR) -- C Hendrix Lapierre Philadelphia -- RW Tyson Foerster Calgary (from Washington) -- C Connor Zary Colorado -- D Justin Barron26. St. Louis -- LW Jake Neighbours Anaheim (from BOS) -- RW Jacob Perrault Ottawa (from NYI) -- C Ridly Greig Vegas -- C Brendan Brisson Dallas -- C Mavrik Bourque San Jose (from TBL) -- RW Ozzy Wiesblatt
Red Wings: Steve Yzerman participating in NHL draft virtually after possible COVID-19 exposure
DETROIT – Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman will be participating in Tuesday night’s NHL Draft event remotely after he was exposed to a person who tested positive for COVID-19, the club announced. Yzerman has tested negative for the virus multiple times since, the Red Wings said. “Out of an abundance of caution, however, he will join the Red Wings hockey operations staff virtually for the entirety of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft,” reads a statement from the team. TV: The first round will be broadcast on NBCSN while the second round will be on NHL Network. Sign up for my Red Wings newsletterSign up here for the latest news on the team and from around the league, and some jokes (good ones).
2020 NHL Draft: Follow updates here
The 2020 NHL Entry Draft is upon us. The first round starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday. (NBCSN)Rounds 2-7 will be held Wednesday, Oct. 7 beginning at 11:30 a.m. (NHL Network)UPDATE: The New York Rangers have selected Canadian forward Alexis Lafrenière at 1st overall in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Follow live draft updates here:
Yzerman steps in as Red Wings GM with 10 draft picks to make this summer
DETROIT Steve Yzerman will have his pick of players this summer. The Detroit Red Wings' newest general manager made it clear during his introductory news conference last week that he places a high importance on the NHL Entry Draft. "There is an exciting group of young players, young prospects and a lot of draft picks. In the 2011 draft, Yzerman selected winger Nikita Kucherov in the second round, 58th overall for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Read back: Here's who the Red Wings picked in the 2018 NHL Draft
Here is the 2019 NHL Entry Draft order
The 2019 NHL Entry Draft order is set after Tuesday night's Draft Lottery drawing. The draft will be Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22 in Vancouver. New Jersey DevilsNew York RangersChicago BlackhawksColorado Avalanche (from the Ottawa Senators)Los Angeles KingsBuffalo SabresEdmonton OilersAnaheim DucksVancouver CanucksPhiladelphia FlyersMinnesota WildFlorida PanthersArizona CoyotesMontreal CanadiensPicks 16-31 will be determined after the results of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Red Wings are tanking, but is it enough to land Jack Hughes at 1st overall?
DETROIT Will the Detroit Red Wings land Jack Hughes at first overall in this year's NHL Entry Draft? NOTE: I simulated the lottery five times at Tankathon, and the Red Wings landed in the top five each time, but only landed the top pick one of those times. Keep this up and it's Jack Hughes in a Red Wings jersey this fall. The Kings are tied in points with the Red Wings right now, but Detroit has one more regulation-overtime win (ROW), keeping them lower in the standings. Here's what's left on the Red Wings schedule: