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Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: Xavier Ouellet

This will likely be Xavier Ouellet's make-or-break year for the Red Wings. So, which will it be? Our 25 under 25 series continues with a look at the Red Wings' favorite skating Frenchman! Lafayette! Sorry, I mean Xavier Ouellet! (Both GIFs via Giphy) Vitals Position: Defense Shoots: Left Born: July 29, 1993 (22 years old) Birthplace: Bayonne, France Height / Weight...
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9 days ago

Red Wings call up Ouellet from AHL

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL. The 22-year-old Ouellet played five games for the Red Wings during the regular season. He had four goals and 25 assists in 61 games for Grand Rapids. Detroit is down 3-1 in its first-round playoff series against Tampa Bay. The Lightning host Game 5 on Thursday night. Ouellet...
Via Associated Press
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defensemen Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL. The team announced the move Saturday. The 22-year-old Ouellet has appeared in 38 games for the Griffins this season, scoring three goals with 14 assists. He has been named to the AHL All-Star Game in each of the past two seasons. Drafted by the Red Wings in the second round...
Via Associated Press
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Wings' Ouellet reassigned to Grand Rapids

After a two-game recall in which he did not participate, the Red Wings returned defenseman Xavier Ouellet to the Grand Rapids Griffins. Call it a reward for his good effort in the 21 games he's played previously this season for Detroit. Ouellet's recall enabled him to accompany his Wings teammates on their annual "dads and mentors trip" through Colorado and Arizona. Ouellet's father...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

French-born Ouellet making good impression with Wings

DETROIT -- Xavier Ouellet is a bit of an anomaly in the NHL. Ouellet obviously has a French name and there are plenty of French Canadians who have played in the league, but Ouellet is a little different. Ouellet, 21, was born in Bayonne, France. "My dad was playing hockey in Europe," Ouellet said. "He's Canadian, so all my family is from Montreal. He just played in France and Germany...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings put Abdelkader on IR, call up Ouellet from AHL

  The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL and put forward Justin Abdelkader on the injured list. Abdelkader's move on Thursday is retroactive to Nov. 30, when he left a game against Vancouver with a shoulder injury. The 21-year-old Ouellet has played five games with the Red Wings this season. He earned his first NHL...
Via Associated Press
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: DeKeyser out with upper-body injury, Wings recall Ouellet

DETROIT -- The Toronto Maple Leafs got 30 hits in on the Red Wings Wednesday night and the Wings didn't escape unscathed. General manager Ken Holland said defenseman Danny DeKeyser suffered an upper-body injury in the game and will miss at least the two weekend games against Florida and at Toronto. "That's obviously a tough break for us," Gustav Nyquist said. "He's been real good...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Contenders or pretenders?

The Detroit Red Wings closed out October with a 5-2 win over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings after a 4-goal outburst in the first period. The Halloween victory gives the Red Wings 14 points through their first 10 games. The 6-2-2 start is the best the Wings have had since the 2010-11 season when they went 7-2-1. However, they did start last season only a point...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

23 reasons why the Detroit Red Wings may not make the playoffs

For the 2013-14 season I offered up 22 tongue-in-cheek reasons why the Detroit Red Wings would fall short of making the playoffs and end the impressive consecutive playoff streak at 22 seasons. They admirably proved me wrong and kept the playoff tradition alive in Hockeytown. Well, I’m back. A new season means an extra reason, different expectations, and more playful predictions...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Xavier Ouellet

After profiling two forwards, the third edition of the Red Wings prospect profile series will examine an up-and-coming defenseman: Xavier Ouellet. Defenseman – France – Age 20 6-foot, ~200 pounds – Shoots Left-handed Drafted 48th Overall in 2011 NHL Entry Draft Strengths / Weaknesses + Hockey IQ, Effective Penalty Killer - Strength, Size, Experience Xavier Ouellet is making...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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