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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

Wings recall Gustavsson, Ouellet from Grand Rapids

The Red Wings have recalled goaltender Jonas Gustavsson and defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids, their American Hockey League affiliate, and returned goaltender Tom McCollum to the Griffins. Gustavsson, 30, was sent to the minors for a two-game conditioning stint after rehabbing a dislocated left shoulder sustained on Nov. 5. He made 29 saves in a 4-0 loss to Milwaukee on...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings put Lashoff on waivers, call up Marchenko

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Brian Lashoff on waivers, and they've also recalled defenseman Alexey Marchenko from Grand Rapids of the AHL and reassigned defenseman Xavier Ouellet to Grand Rapids. The team confirmed the moves Friday. Lashoff has no goals and two assists in 11 games for the Red Wings this season. He played 75 games for Detroit in 2013-14...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings put Lashoff on waivers, call up Marchenko

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Brian Lashoff on waivers, and they've also recalled defenseman Alexey Marchenko from Grand Rapids of the AHL and reassigned defenseman Xavier Ouellet to Grand Rapids. The team confirmed the moves Friday. Lashoff has no goals and two assists in 11 games for the Red Wings this season. He played 75 games for Detroit in 2013-14...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 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

Elbow problem lands Red Wings D Jakub Kindl on injured list

  The Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Jakub Kindl on the injured list because of an elbow problem. Detroit recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL on Tuesday. Ouellet has played in nine games this season with the Red Wings, recording his first NHL point on Nov. 22 at Toronto. He scored his first NHL goal six days later at New Jersey. He has eight points...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings put D Jakub Kindl on injured list

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Jakub Kindl on the injured list because of an elbow problem. Detroit recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL on Tuesday. Ouellet has played in nine games this season with the Red Wings, recording his first NHL point on Nov. 22 at Toronto. He scored his first NHL goal six days later at New Jersey. He has...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Howard day to day; McCollum recalled, Ouellet sent down

DETROIT -- Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard had to leave after just one period Friday. After making eight saves on nine shots against the New York Islanders, Howard did not return for the second period. The Wings announced that Howard had a lower-body injury and was being taken out as a precaution. Petr Mrazek replaced Howard.  Howard is 13-5-7 with a 2.06 goals-against average...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 20, 2014  |  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 AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings put Abdelkader on IR, call up Ouellet

DETROIT (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
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

Nyquist lifts Red Wings to SO win over Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Gustav Nyquist scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied for a 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Detroit had trailed 4-1 before surging to victory. Riley Sheahan, Xavier Ouellet, Justin Abdelkader and Drew Miller scored for the Red Wings in regulation. Backup goalie Petr Mrazek, in his second start of the season,...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nyquist lifts Red Wings to SO win over Devils

NEWARK, N.J. -- Gustav Nyquist scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied for a 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Detroit had trailed 4-1 before surging to victory. Riley Sheahan, Xavier Ouellet, Justin Abdelkader and Drew Miller scored for the Red Wings in regulation. Backup goalie Petr Mrazek, in his second start of the season, made...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall D Ouellet, put D Smith in 7-day IR

  The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL and put defenseman Brendan Smith on seven-day injured reserve. The team announced the moves Wednesday. Ouellet played four games with the Red Wings last season and appeared briefly in Detroit's first-round playoff series against Boston. He was drafted by the Red Wings in the second round...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall Ouellet, put Smith in 7-day IR

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL and put defenseman Brendan Smith on seven-day injured reserve. The team announced the moves Wednesday. Ouellet played four games with the Red Wings last season and appeared briefly in Detroit's first-round playoff series against Boston. He was drafted by the Red Wings in the second...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings assign Ouellet, Mrazek to Grand Rapids

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have assigned defenseman Xavier Ouellet and goaltender Petr Mrazek to Grand Rapids of the AHL, reducing their roster to 23 before Thursday night's season opener against the Boston Bruins. Ouellet played 70 games for Grand Rapids in 2013-14 and four for the Red Wings, making his NHL debut last October. Mrazek posted a 2.10 goals-against average...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Ken Holland ‘Very Active’ Trying to Move Jakub Kindl

The Detroit Red Wings sent promising defenseman prospect Xavier Ouellet down to Grand Rapids on Tuesday, but he might be back up before Thursday night’s opener if GM Ken Holland can find a taker for Jakub Kindl. The Wings are currently carrying seven defensemen: Niklas Kronwall, Brendan Smith, Jonathan Ericsson, Kyle Quincey, Danny DeKeyser, Brian Lashoff and Kindl. Ouellet might...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bergeron nets three goals, but Bruins fall to Red Wings in shootout

  Andrej Nestrasil and Gustav Nyquist scored in a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 exhibition victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Nestrasil, Xavier Ouellet and Riley Sheahan scored in regulation for Detroit and Petr Mrazek made 20 saves. The Red Wings finished the preseason 4-3-1. Patrice Bergeron had three goals for Boston. He tied it at 3 on a power...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings beat Bruins 4-3 in final tune-up before regular season

BOSTON -- Andrej Nestrasil and Gustav Nyquist scored in a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 exhibition victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Nestrasil, Xavier Ouellet and Riley Sheahan scored in regulation for Detroit and Petr Mrazek made 20 saves. The Red Wings finished the preseason 4-3-1. Patrice Bergeron had three goals for Boston. He tied it at 3 on...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout

BOSTON (AP) Andrej Nestrasil and Gustav Nyquist scored in a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 exhibition victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Nestrasil, Xavier Ouellet and Riley Sheahan scored in regulation for Detroit and Petr Mrazek made 20 saves. The Red Wings finished the preseason 4-3-1. Patrice Bergeron had three goals for Boston. He tied it at...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Left Wing Lock: Detroit opens up the preseason in Pittsburgh

After a long offseason the Red Wings (0-0-0) begin the 2014-15 preseason tonight when they face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins (0-0-0) from the CONSOL Energy Center. Tonight marks the first opportunity for Wings fans to take a look at a potentially sleek new line of Tomas Tatar and Darren Helm centered by Pavel Datsyuk while also getting a glimpse the team’s top four defensive...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 22, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Prospects Tournament Information

Getty Images By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Red Wings will host the sixteenth annual prospects tournament in Traverse City, Michigan from September 12th to 16th. This year’s tournament will include prospects from the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, and Detroit. The teams will be divided...
Via The Hockey Guys
August 22, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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