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Red Wings appear willing to trade Mantha or 2015 first round pick

The Red Wings look like their willing to part with what was once thought to be an untouchable piece of their future. According to Damien Cox of Sportsnet, Detroit is apparently open to the thought of trading Anthony Mantha, a still highly touted prospect within the team’s system who turned over video game numbers while in the QMJHL. Or apparently the Wings may be willing to part...
Via The Majors Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Mantha comment causes uproar in Hockeytown

When you read the comments that Senior Vice President and Alternate Governor of the Detroit Red Wings Jim Devellano spoken to Keith Gave of Fox Sports Detroit about Wings prospect Anthony Mantha and the stir it caused in the Detroit media as well as the Red Wings fan base, it kind of makes you wonder […] The post Anthony Mantha comment causes uproar in Hockeytown appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings Senior VP on Anthony Mantha: “We had such high hopes for him”

If there’s one thing the Red Wings definitely have going for them it’s the strength of their minor league system. With talent in the pool, the Red Wings ranked fourth according to Hockey’s Future heading into the 2014-15 season with only the Sabres, Flames and Islanders ahead of them. Apparently though there seems to be some disillusionment with one of their top prospects...
Via The Majors Detroit
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings trade rumors: Jeff Petry edition

With the trade deadline right around the corner on March 2nd, the Detroit Red Wings have some choices to make as far as trades that can improve their team in order to make a serious run at the Stanley Cup.  The Red Wings currently find themselves with a 34-15-11 overall record.  That’s good for 3rd in Atlantic Division.  However, with recent injuries and a tough schedule this...
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings can’t stay healthy, time to panic?

Here we go again. It’s the nightmare that never seems end. The Detroit Red Wings can’t stay healthy. After having to endure 421 man games lost last season due to injuries, the mindset of Hockeytown fans coming into this year was it couldn’t possibly get any worse. Well, we were wrong; so very wrong. Datsyuk will be greatly missed for the first couple of weeks of the regular...
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha out 6-8 weeks with fractured tibia

The injuries have already begun for the Wings and the preseason hasn’t even gotten underway yet. According to Red Wings GM Ken Holland, highly touted forward prospect Anthony Mantha will be out 6-8 weeks after fracturing his tibia during a prospects game against the Minnesota Wild. Anthony Mantha out 6-8 weeks with fractured tibia, says Ken Holland. Happened in first period of...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Why Anthony Mantha has to wait his turn

The Detroit Red Wings have a lengthy history of over developing their prospects until they know for sure they are NHL ready. Whether you agree with this philosophy or not, it would be foolish to think the Red Wings would change their stance when it comes to the coveted 19-year old budding superstar Anthony Mantha. I’m probably not the first to say it nor will I be the last, but...
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Report: Anthony Mantha

Anthony Mantha took the QMJHL by storm last year, and will be given an opportunity to prove he can do so in the NHL, too, this fall. "Anthony's definitely going to get a great opportunity coming into the camp," said Jiri Fischer, the Detroit Red Wings' Director of Player Development. "He's going to be put in a situation where he can make the team. It's going to be up to his performance...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Mantha likes look of youth movement in Detroit

The Detroit Red Wings' two most recent first-round draft picks didn't waste any time getting acclimated at the team's 2014 Development Camp. Anthony Mantha (20th overall in 2013) and Dylan Larkin (15th overall in 2014) skated on a line during the first day of camp at Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, Mich. Friday. "He's a great player," Mantha said of Larkin. "We'll go through a...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Adam Almquist

The fifth edition of my Red Wings prospect profile series examines another defenseman looking to make his mark in Detroit in the near future: Adam Almquist. Defenseman – Sweden – Age 23 5-foot-11, ~175 pounds – Shoots Left-handed Drafted 210th Overall in 2009 NHL Entry Draft Strengths / Weaknesses + Offensive Decisions, Passing Ability, Hockey Sense - Size, Strength, Skating...
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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