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NHL.com profiles Red Wings prospect Ryan Sproul

Red Wings prospect Ryan Sproul is fluent in...let's say that he's a little prone to indulging in the old hockey cliche, so NHL.com's Mike Morreale offers a perspective on the defenseman that's a little more insightful as the commentary comes from Ken Holland and Jeff Blashill: The 6-foot-4, 205-pound defenseman, selected in the second round (No. 55) of the 2011...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings morning news: On Mantha, Sproul and ‘the battle on the blueline’

The Red Wings' prospects earned their "result" in last night's 6-5 OT win over the St. Louis Blues, and as this tournament'sboth incredibly compact and incredibly results-oriented, I will readily admit that my suggestions that Anthony Mantha and Ryan Sproul's games weren't necessarily up to snuff despite statistical dominance... Sometimes that'...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: reflecting on the Red Wings prospects’ win over Minnesota

The Red Wings' prospects began the defense of their one and only tournament title against the St. Louis Blues on Friday evening, attempting to apply the lessons learned from a very short Thursday practice and forty-five minutes' worth of morning skate systems-learning and line-meshing. This year's team is very, very different and much younger than last year's roster...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Alexey Marchenko

The tenth edition of my prospect profile series examines another defenseman looking to find playing time with the Red Wings this upcoming season: Alexey Marchenko. Defenseman – Russia– Age 22 6-foot-2, ~210 pounds – Shoots Right-handed Drafted 205th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft Career Stats (Regular Season Only) Strengths / Weaknesses + Reliable, Defensive Minded,...
Via isportsweb.com
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Ryan Sproul

The sixth edition of my Red Wings prospect profile series examines a defenseman looking to use his size to push his way into the NHL this upcoming season: Ryan Sproul. Defenseman – Canada – Age 21 6-foot-4, ~205 pounds – Shoots Right-handed Drafted 55th Overall in 2011 NHL Entry Draft Career Stats (Regular Season Only) Strengths / Weaknesses + Size, Play Making Ability, Shoots...
Via isportsweb.com
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Griffins' Blashill voted AHL coach of the year

The American Hockey League named Grand Rapids Griffins coach Jeff Blashill as their outstanding coach for the 2013-14 season Tuesday. Blashill, 40, receives the Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award, as voted on by fellow coaches and media members in each of the league's 30 cities. Despite losing many of his players to the injury-depleted Red Wings, Blashill coached the Griffins to...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings call up Sproul from Grand Rapids

APNewsNow. The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defenseman Ryan Sproul from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. The 21-year-old Sproul has eight goals and 16 assists in 53 games for the Griffins. He was originally drafted by Detroit in the second round in 2011. Detroit returns from the Olympic break with a game Wednesday night at Montreal. The Red Wings are trying to extend their...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Is Ryan Sproul Ahead of the Curve?

Ryan Sproul headlines a deep Detroit Red Wings prospect pool. By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Ryan Sproul is going to be with the Red Wings sooner than the average Detroit prospect. While NHL hockey fans have grown used to Detroit allowing the vast majority of their prospects to ripen and sometimes over-ripen in the minors before graduating them to the pro team, a few prospects have broken...
Via The Hockey Guys
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings prospect Ryan Sproul named OHL’s defenseman of year; Wings nominate Eaves for Masterton

A Red Wings prospect and a current Wings player received and were nominated for significant awards, respectively, this afternoon: Soo Greyhounds defenseman and Red Wings prospect Ryan Sproul, who's turning pro with the Grand Rapids Griffins, was named the OHL's defenseman of the year. From the Ontario Hockey League... The Ontario Hockey League today announced that...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Exploring the Cupboards

Ryan Sproul rips one of his heavy shots during rookie camp last year. By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings face several potential changes this off-season. While the organization waits for Nicklas Lidstrom’s decision to return and considers signing some players in free agency, Detroit should be comfortable as it assesses its new found depth. Recently, one of Detroit’s...
Via The Hockey Guys
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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