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...
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3 days 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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Recall Ouellet And Sprout

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today recalled defensemen Xavier Ouellet and Ryan Sproul from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins Continue reading "Red Wings Recall Ouellet And Sprout"
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

He’s up, he’s down, he’s Xavier Ouellet

The Red Wings won't play again until Saturday, and the Grand Rapids Griffins open a set of 3 games in 3 nights by hosting the Charlotte Checkers on Friday, so Xavier Ouellet's driving back up I-96 today: RED WINGS SEND OUELLET TO GRIFFINS … Defenseman has Played One Game with Detroit, Five with Grand Rapids as First-Year Pro … DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings defenseman Xavier Ouellet enjoys solid debut

Xavier Ouellet was impressive during the exhibition season. Monday he got a chance when it counts. With Jonathan Ericsson not playing — his wife had their first child — and Niklas Kronwall recovering from a concussion Ouellet was in the lineup as the Red Wings hosted the Sharks. “It’ll be a challenge to keep my emotions” said Ouellet a 2011 second-round pick who has...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks Wings Recap 10.21.2013

Detroit welcomes one of the best team in the entire NHL in the San Jose Sharks and that means lots of intensity and energy and action we’re amped to play this one right? Meh.  Detroit came out icing the puck every 2 or 3 minutes. At the midway point of the game they had 7 shots on goal. Seven. Very little going on in the offensive zone. It was also the debut of...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings' prospect Xavier Ouellet: 'I'm a defenseman who the coaches can trust'

The first answer to the initial question Xavier Ouellet fielded Monday morning prior to his NHL debut should please Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock. “I’m a defenseman who the coaches can trust’’ Ouellet said. That’s good because that isn’t always the case with young defensemen especially in their first game particularly against the top team in the NHL the San Jose...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcome to the NHL, Xavier Ouellet

Red Wings defenseman Xavier Ouellet will make his NHL debut tonight at Joe Louis Arena versus San Jose; the 20-year-old will replace d-man Jonathan Ericsson who’s reportedly dealing with a minor shoulder injury and more significantly whose wife went into labor last night. Detroit will also be without defenseman Niklas Kronwall (concussion) against the Sharks though he apparently...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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