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Red Wings afternoon news: Khan speaks with Tyler Wright; on Niskanen, Iginla and mock drafts

Red Wings director of amateur scouting Tyler Wright gave nothing less than a fascinating interview to WDFN's Matt Sheppard on Wednesday, and Wright--who's not exactly a big talker--also spoke with MLive's Ansar Khan about the Wings' attempt to find an NHL player (probably a forward) tomorrow... "We're confident we're going to get a good player at...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes: Jarnkrok to Ads, Girard signs ELC and Preds picking 11th

Despite the season being over, the Nashville Predators were involved in quite a bit of news on Tuesday. JARNKROK TO ADS Calle Jarnkrok has been reassigned to Nashville’s top minor league affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. The 22-year old forward was the key piece in the David Legwand deal on March 5 and he paid immediate dividends, both in Milwaukee and Nashville. With the Ads...
Via Section 303
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sissons, Jarnkrok bag first NHL goals against Sabres

It’s a moment they’ll remember for the rest of their lives. In the first period of Thursday night’s contest against the Buffalo Sabres, Nashville Predators rookies Colton Sissons and Calle Jarnkrok scored their first career NHL goals. Sissons opened the scoring and then, midway through the frame, Jarnkrok pounced on a loose puck in the slot to net his first. Both Sissons and...
Via Section 303
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarnkrok already turning heads in brief time with Predators

Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz's initial impression of Calle Jarnkrok is a positive one. In two games, Jarnkrok, the center whom the Predators received at the trade deadline in exchange for David Legwand, previously their longest-tenured player, has a point each time (two assists total). For the Predators' offensively challenged corps of forwards, that amounts to a...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarnkrok puts to bed rumors of returning to Sweden

When the Nashville Predators announced that they had acquired 22-year old center Calle Jarnkrok from the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday in the David Legwand deal, many fans were elated. Here’s a player who was one of the higher-rated Swedish prospects headed into the 2010 NHL Draft class. Then tweets like this started coming across the wire. There must have been truth to the rumors...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings did indeed send Calle Jarnkrok to Nashville w/ Eaves, and 3rd, for Legwand

Update: TSN Bob confirms that Jarnkrok MAY HAVE a deal Sweden and MAY be playing in the SEL next season.   Nashville traded David Legwand to Detroit for Patrick Eaves, Calle Jarnkrok and a 3rd round pick. — Gord Miller (@GMillerTSN) March 5, 2014 @georgemalik Y — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 5, 2014 That's either the Wings knowing...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Spizzirri: Duck sweep and the Calle Jarnkrok North American Tour begins

Make sure to follow Mark on Twitter! Following a pair of impressive road victories against the talented Anaheim Ducks this weekend, the Detroit Red Wings find themselves looking to win their third game in four nights this evening when they face the Phoenix Coyotes. (10:00 PM EDT) Detroit rides into the desert on the heels of a hard fought 2-1 victory last night in Anaheim...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: Jarnkrok to Grand Rapids, Iginla and DeKeyser talk and looking ahead

The Detroit Red Wings will try to go 3-for-3 on their Western U.S. road trip when they tangle with the Phoenix Coyotes tonight (10 PM EDT, FSD/FS Arizona/97.1 FM), but today's "morning" skate won't take place until at or around 3 PM EDT, so the vast majority of today's Red Wings news dovetails the overnight report's storylines, starting with DetroitRedWings...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings will bring prospect Calle Jarnkrok to Detroit to visit, not play

Red Wings prospect Calle Jarnkrok's Swedish team, Brynas IF, won't repeat as Swedish Eliteserien champions. They were ingloriously swept from the playoffs by Skelleftea AIK on Monday, leaving Jarnkrok's future up in the air. The Wings signed him a year ago, but chose to loan him to Brynas for the Eliteserien season, and the Swedish-language newspapers have assumed that...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Spizzirri: Red Wings sign forward prospect Calle Jarnkrok to entry-level contract

The Detroit Red Wings continue to reinforce their roster with the announcement of an entry-level contract signed by their 2010 2nd round draft pick (51st overall), Calle Jarnkrok of Brynas IF (Swedish Elite League). Here is the official press release announcing the newest addition to the Red Wing forward group: RED WINGS SIGN JARNKROK TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT Selected by...
Via HockeyBuzz
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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