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Ryan Sproul  #48

Detroit Red Wings  Defenseman
NUMBER: 48 BIRTHDATE: January 13, 1993  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Mississauga, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: DET / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (55th overall)    Prospect Bio
CAREER: In 1st year of a 3-year contract...2014 AHL All-Rookie Team...2013 CHL Defenseman of the Year, OHL Most Outstanding Defenseman and OHL First All-Star Team...2012 OHL Third All-Star Team...2011 OHL Second All-Rookie Team.
 
2013-14: Became the 9th rookie to make his NHL debut for DET this season on 4/13 at STL...Played 18:25 in his debut, recording three shots on goal, two hits and two blocked shots...Has 31 points (10-21-31) in 71 games with the Griffins this season...Ranks third among AHL rookie defenseman in scoring.
 
OTHER: Recorded 153 points (57-96-153) in 172 games with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds from 2010-13...Was the 4th rookie defenseman to debut with DET this season, joining Xavier Ouellet, Adam Almquist and Alexey Marchenko.
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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery