Discussion in 'Detroit Red Wings' started by Heaton, Jul 2, 2018.
Excited to follow the +1 seasons of these 2018 picks. Kivenmaki may play together with Kotkaneimi in Finland if he doesn't go to Montreal, which would be good for him.
Our first 4 picks may all be playing at the WJC as well, that should be fun.
New thread smell
This should be a really exciting year to follow our prospects. There are so many good ones to follow.
I just want to know who I get to over hype to my Avs friend for the next few years. I fondly look back to the days I'd tell him how the league needs to beware of B. Smith & Sprouls of the world. Who will this years Robin Big Snake be? Wish RWC was still around....
Zadina lock to play if hes not in the NHL. Rasmussen lock to play if hes not in the NHL. McIsaac will likely get a camp invite but need a strong start to the season to actually make it (hes played a lot for Canada already though and played well). Bergren I would think is a lock.
Veleno should get a camp invite but will need to be scoring at the rate he ended the season osn to get serious consideration, HC has had him play a few times though and I think at the very least he'll be a late cut but might make it as one of those jack of all trades types Canada usually brings
Anyone watch Wings developement scrimmage on youtube?
I'll go with Sulak
Veleno captained them at the Hlinka. He is a pretty big Hockey Canada guy. I like his chances more than McIsaac. I could see both missing or making it though.
Camp is over. When can we see kids in action?
Canada's WJC summer camp:Veleno, Rasmussen and McIsaac
Development Camp Roster
USA: Petruzzelli and Regula
2018 U.S. Roster
London signed Boqvist, guess that will hurt Regula’s ice time especially if Bouchard returns?
Quite a bit. Wonder if he's traded if Bouchard returns. They also have Perrott(who I like for 2019)
Yuck, my guess is the Wings weren't anticipating that...
I would be surprised if Bouchard returns. Interesting move for Boqvist to cross the pond this year.
On the flipside, if Bouchard doesn't return, Regula could end up playing with Boqvist which would be great for him.
You never know. London generally plays their best players an insane amount of ice time. I wouldn't be surprised to see him upwards of 23+ minutes a game, even with Bouchard and Boqvist.
London played Robert Thomas at D for stretches on the PK this year. They get their best players on the ice.
He will staying in juniors and he will have someone to learn from, not bad at all
When they’ve come to Flint Regula and Bouchard primarily played together..if they all come back I still don’t see that changing
Which one plays the left side? Rare to have two righties on same pair...
Regula played the left the few times I saw it. Bouchard played with everyone though. He played half the game some nights in London...
TZE is correct...my season tickets are at Center Ice so I got to see both quite a bit but before Zadina fell to us I was hoping for Bouchard and Regula
As for some diamonds in the rough, two undrafted prospects I would like to see get camp invites are Marcus Sylvegard (just played 25 SHL games in his draft+1 season) and Olivier Galipeau (just won QMJHL defenceman of the year, as an overager).
Looks like the Broons beat us to the punch on one of these guys already. Let's hope the Wings take a look at Sylvegard when he plays at the WJCSS, and invite him to camp. Free assets should always be welcome.
They can't sign Sylvegård, he'll enter the draft at least twice more before becoming an UFA. He's an interesting prospect though, very skilled but had some issues with skating although this season it looked better in the games I saw. I watched him a lot leading up to last year's draft and thought he had enough upside to be a late rounder. The skating probably scared teams off.
If he hasn't been drafted in two drafts, chances are he goes undrafted from here on out, barring a monster performance in the WJC this year.
Some team will have him at camp, evaluate him, and sign him eventually, if the Wings don't though. I remember when Detroit dominated these lesser known European acquisitions, good times.
The Hockey Writers attempted a conversion of points from the AHL, CHL, etc to the NHL on most of the DRW's prospects. Interesting but as Tom Wolek writes,"It’s not a guarantee of NHL production, ..., and is the raw conversion from one league to another. It’s not a perfect translation,"
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