June 22nd, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings Prospects, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

The future looks bright for the Detroit Red Wings—just not fluorescent, eye-squinting bright, though. When evaluating draft and organizational needs, it is best to look at the current depth chart and project roles five years down the road. By then, players drafted in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft will have had the opportunity to mature in...

April 30th, 2016 In Red Wings Prospects 0 comments

In his third season with the Detroit Red Wings’ AHL affiliate the Grand Rapids Griffins, Martin Frk evolved from a former second-round pick to a legitimate scoring winger. Originally drafted 49th overall back in 2012, the 22 year-old Frk has taken the long road to show NHL potential. Frk finished his third professional season with 27 goals...

March 14th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, News, Red Wings Prospects 0 comments

Earlier today, the Detroit Red Wings recalled top prospect Anthony Mantha from Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League (AHL). Per MLive.com’s Ansar Khan, the former QMJHL standout will make his Red Wings and NHL debut on Tuesday in Philadelphia. #RedWings said they have no new injuries and Mantha will play tomorrow. — Ansar Khan...

March 14th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Grand Rapids Griffins, Red Wings Prospects 0 comments

In the case of Detroit Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha, it is amazing the difference a year makes. At the conclusion of last season, Red Wings senior vice-president and alternate governor Jim Devellano said Mantha was "very, very disappointing." The criticism was harsh to say the least since Mantha was playing in his first professional...

March 8th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Prospects, Red Wings Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

At the World Junior Championship, Detroit Red Wings prospect Evgeny Svechnikov was one of the most-awaited players. Team Russia got back home with a silver medal, but Svechnikov had a disappointing output in the tournament, with a hard-to-believe zero points in seven games. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the Russian...

December 29th, 2015 In Detroit Red Wings, Prospects, Red Wings Prospects 0 comments

Alexey Marchenko is finally becoming a full-time Red Wings defenseman after dealing with serious injuries and showing a lot of patience while being demoted and promoted at a fast rate. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website SovSport.ru, Red Wings prospect Alexey Marchenko talked about moving between main...

October 7th, 2015 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings Prospects 0 comments

Could this be the year that the Detroit Red Wings finally miss the playoffs? It's a question that has been asked about the team for the past few seasons, and there are a couple of very understandable reasons as to why. The Wings have made the postseason for a staggering 24 seasons in a row, the longest current streak in all professional sports....

September 24th, 2015 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings Prospects 0 comments

Now two games into the preseason, Detroit Red Wings management continues to evaluate players with the hopes of putting a winning—and Stanley Cup contending—team on the ice. And while the injuries to Pavel Datsyuk and Darren Helm postpone Jeff Blashill’s ideal lineup, it does come with a silver lining. Blashill now has the chance to evaluate...

September 16th, 2015 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings Prospects 0 comments

Teemu Pulkkinen knows a thing or two about scoring points. Actually, scratch that. He knows a lot about scoring points. To say that he only knows "a thing or two" would be a gross understatement. Pulkkinen, a Detroit Red Wings prospect, has been a prolific scorer at every level that he's played at so far in his hockey career. This season...

September 15th, 2015 In Prospects, Red Wings Prospects, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The Detroit Way There may be other teams with slightly better prospects or more high-end prospects but there is no team that is even close to the prospects in the Detroit system whose top picks in the last five years were in the vicinity of 35th, 49th, 20th, 15th, and 19th. It is the Detroit...

September 3rd, 2015 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings Prospects, Top Stories 0 comments

It’s finally September, which means hockey is right around the corner. First on the schedule for the Detroit Red Wings is their annual prospects tournament in Traverse City, the 2015 NHL Prospects Tournament. Including the Red Wings, eight NHL teams will send their top prospects to the cherry capital of the world to compete in this showcase. For...

August 16th, 2015 In Detroit Red Wings, News, Red Wings Prospects, Red Wings Transactions 0 comments

Just two days into his free agency, Notre Dame defenseman Robbie Russo has found a home. The Detroit Red Wings have signed Russo to a two-year, entry-level contract, the team announced on Sunday. Russo was drafted in the 4th round (95th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders, but the Islanders decided not to offer Russo...

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