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2020 NHL Draft

The NHL Draft is just around the corner and will be done a little differently this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the entire 2020 year upside down. Because of this, the 2020 NHL Draft will be a virtual online draft. Today, we will take a look at the Atlantic Division and their team […]


Detroit Red Wings prospects
Anthony Parrish - Dec 24, 2019

In the midst of the appalling season that the Detroit Red Wings are currently having, the World Juniors are upon us. Fans can take their eyes off the car accident in front of them for a few days and take a glimpse at some of the starlit Detroit Red Wings prospects. They have high-end players […]

Joe Veleno
Lukas Weese - Dec 9, 2019

OAKVILLE— Joe Veleno will get his chance at World Junior redemption. The Detroit Red Wings prospect was on the losing end being a part of Team Canada, losing to Finland in the quarterfinals at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Vancouver. The late goal that bounced and tipped into the net behind Michael DiPietro would […]

Detroit Red Wings prospects

Training camp is opening up around the league and teams are getting a young at the progress of their young players. The Detroit Red Wings Prospects have been busy winning the Traverse City tournament earlier in the week. Keep in mind it is a tournament against other rookies, but the signs should be encouraging. Good […]

Filip Zadina Detroit Red Wings Prospects
Ben Kerr - Jul 23, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […]

Moritz Seider

The Detroit Red Wings selection of Moritz Seider raised a few eyebrows when his name was called with the sixth selection of the 2019 NHL Draft. Seider was the first pick of new general manager Steve Yzerman.  Detroit wanted to beef up its defence, but Bowen Byram fell to the Colorado Avalanche with the fourth […]

Bowen Byram 2019 NHL Draft Grades
Ben Kerr - Jun 23, 2019

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2019 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

Christian Folin NHL Draft Team Needs

The NHL Draft is just around the corner and teams are gearing up for what promises to be a very busy weekend in Vancouver on June 21st and 22nd. The combine is now complete and teams have interviewed potential draftees for their team. We will examine the Atlantic Division and their NHL Draft Team Needs. […]

Detroit Red Wings first pick

There’s an air of uncertainty around the Detroit Red Wings first pick of the 2019 NHL Draft. New general manager Steve Yzerman holds the sixth pick in the first round much like predecessor Ken Holland did last season.  Holland had talented winger Filip Zadina fall into his lap after he projected in the top five […]

There haven’t been many bright spots this season for the Detroit Red Wings. The team will miss the playoffs for the third straight season. However, there have been signs of life near the end of the season and Taro Hirose has played well since coming from Michigan State. Taro Hirose Starting Strong The Calgary native […]

Taro Hirose
Armand Klisivitch - Mar 13, 2019

The Detroit Red Wings have signed college free agent winger Taro Hirose to a two-year entry-level contract. This contract carries him through the 2020-21 season. The deal comes with a base salary of 832K per year, along with 92.5K annually in signing bonuses. Hirose can also make another 850K in performance bonuses during the second year […]

Filip Zadina Detroit Red Wings Prospects

Detroit Red Wings prospect Filip Zadina will play for the Czech Republic at the upcoming World Junior Championships. Zadina confirmed the news to Corey Pronman of The Athletic. General manager Ken Holland also told the news to the media on Tuesday. Filip Zadina confirms he'll be released to the World Juniors for the Czech Republic. […]

Joe Veleno
Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Nov 19, 2018

The Detroit Red Wings have refilled their prospect pool in recent years and that’s showing with the influx of talent on the main roster. However, players like Joe Veleno are waiting in the wings to make the next step. Veleno has been rolling so far this season with 11 goals and 16 assists for 27 […]

Filip Zadina Detroit Red Wings Prospects

The Detroit Red Wings recently completed training camp was a chance for Filip Zadina to prove he was ready for the NHL. However, he only registered three points in seven pre-season games. Zadina will start the season with Detroit’s American Hockey League affiliate Grand Rapids Griffins. Some Wings fans see fellow draft picks like Jesperi […]

Filip Zadina Detroit Red Wings Prospects
Ben Kerr - Jul 25, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. We will be following the order of […]

Filip Zadina 2018 NHL Draft Grades

The Detroit Red Wings have signed recent 2018 first-round draft pick Filiip Zadina to a three-year, entry-level contract. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. This contract carries him through the 2020-21 season. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today signed right wing Filip Zadina to a three-year entry-level contract. pic.twitter.com/OmAWilDP2D — Detroit Red Wings […]



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Luiza Vidal, Editor - Jul 7, 2018

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Gabriel Foley - Jul 7, 2018

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