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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

Red Wings prospect Ryan Sproul relates the tale of his first NHL appearance

The Sault Star's Peter Ruicci penned a catching-up article profiling former Soo Greyhounds defenseman, Red Wings prospect and Grand Rapids Griffins blueliner Ryan Sproul, and instead of chopping it up, I'll suggest you take it from here: Showing up at the arena two hours prior to the afternoon start, Sproul saw his name posted among those in the lineup. He was about...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 25, 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

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
April 03, 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

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

Red Wings overnight report: on Sproul, the CBA and Twitter-y news

The Detroit Free Press’s George Sipple added a twist to an “emptying the notebook” story about Red Wings prospect Ryan Sproul which notes something of a trend going forward: the Wings’ youth movement is pushing the team toward a level of social media activity that the “older” Wings never really cared or care to engage in. Mike Commodore was the first Wings player to...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 21, 2012  |  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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