RYAN SPROUL RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Wings Preparing Young Defensemen For Just In Case Scenario

from chuck Pleiness of Red Wings Front, Rookie defensemen Xavier Ouellet and Ryan Sproul will remain with the team until at least Thursday according to Wings general manager. “They’re going to stay here the next three days so that they know our system so that they’re involved in all our preparations on Boston and the Boston series,” Holland said in a phone interview...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Khan: Sproul and Ouellet won’t begin the playoffs with the Red Wings; they’re headed back to GR

MLive's Ansar Khan revealed the fates of Ryan Sproul and Xavier Ouellet in recapping the Wings' 3-0 win over St. Louis on Sunday: Sproul become the ninth player to make his NHL debut for the Red Wings this season. He logged 18:25, recording three shots, two blocked shots and two hits – including a big one on Derek Roy against the boards. “It’s not really my...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Would You Like To See The Grossest Hockey Player Selfie Ever Taken?

Getty Image The Grand Rapids Griffins pulled off an impressive 6-1 victory over the Iowa Wild in some hot AHL action last night at the Van Andel Arena, and what’s most impressive is that they did it without their second-leading scorer, Mitch Callahan, brother of Tommy and son of Tom. Sent down by the Detroit Red Wings almost two weeks ago, Callahan suffered a pretty gnarly injury...
Via With Leather
12 days ago  |  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

Life after hockey for Jiri Fischer

Since my return from Detroit Red Wings Skill and Development Camp in Traverse City, Mich., last week, Ive constantly been asked which player impressed me the most. At first, I'd say defenseman Ryan Sproul or forwards Martin Frk and Anthony Mantha. But my mind keeps going back to Jiri Fischer. Fischer hasn't played an NHL game since Nov. 21, 2005. On that night at Joe...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 22, 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

Red Wings prospect Ryan Sproul named OHL’s defenseman of the month

Well, the long-form late-breaking game-day update post didn't go over so well, so let's try a short one: Red Wings prospect Ryan Sproul was named the OHL's defenisve player of the month for February. From the Ontario Hockey League: OHL Defenceman of the Month – Ryan Sproul (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds): Ryan Sproul of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds claims Defenceman...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 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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