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Red Wings release 2019 Development Camp roster

Twenty-seven recent draft picks on roster, including 10 from 2019 Entry Draft

by Kyle Kujawa / DetroitRedWings.com
Fan opportunities also announced for five-day camp at BELFOR Training Center
 

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today announced the roster for their 2019 Development Camp, which will be held at the BELFOR Training Center inside Little Caesars Arena from Tuesday, June 25 to Saturday, June 29. The camp roster currently consists of 24 forwards, 15 defensemen and eight goaltenders.

Ten of the 11 players the Red Wings selected at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft on June 21 and 22 in Vancouver, British Columbia, will be in attendance for Development Camp: forwards Albin Grewe, Robert Mastrosimone, Ethan Phillips and Elmer Soderblom; defensemen Gustav Berglund, Albert Johansson, Cooper Moore, Moritz Seider and Antti Tuomisto; and goaltender Carter Gylander. All 10 of the team's selections from the 2018 NHL Entry Draft are slated to attend, along with five players from the 2017 Entry Draft class, one from 2016 and two from 2015. Additionally, three signed free agents who all saw time with the Red Wings during the 2018-19 season - forwards Taro Hirose and Ryan Kuffner and goaltender Kaden Fulcher - are slated to attend, in addition to 17 free agent prospects from the major junior, collegiate and European ranks.

Seider is one of three former first-round picks who will be in attendance after the Red Wings selected him with the sixth overall pick at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-4, 207-pound defenseman spent the 2018-19 campaign in Germany's highest professional league, the Deutsch Eishockey Liga, winning the DEL Rookie of the Year Award and helping Adler Mannheim capture the league championship. He also captained Germany at the IIHF World Junior Championship Division 1 and helped the team advance to the top group for the 2020 tournament and skated for the men's team at the IIHF World Championship, becoming the first defenseman aged 18-or-younger to record a point during the tournament since 1982.

Both of the team's first-round picks from the 2018 NHL Entry Draft will attend Development Camp in Filip Zadina (sixth overall) and Joe Veleno (30th overall). Zadina finished sixth in points for the Griffins as the second-youngest player in the American Hockey League, posting 35 points (16-19-35) in 59 games, while making his NHL debut with Detroit by recording three points (1-2-3) in nine games. Veleno starred in his final season of major-junior hockey, racking up 104 points (42-62-104) in 59 games with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Drummondville Voltigeurs, posting the second-best points-per-game average (1.72) in the league and finishing as a finalist for QMJHL MVP, as well as a spot on the QMJHL First All-Star Team.

Other signed prospects slated to attend include left wing Taro Hirose, who tied for the lead in NCAA scoring (along with Penn State forward Alex Limoges, who is also attending camp as a tryout) with 50 points (15-35-50) in 36 games and went on to record seven points (1-6-7) in his first 10 NHL games with the Red Wings; right wing Ryan Kuffner, who signed with Detroit after finishing his career at Princeton University as the school's all-time leading goal-scorer, with 75 goals in 132 career games; defenseman Gustav Lindstrom, a former second-round pick (38th overall in 2017) who won a Swedish Hockey League championship with Frolunda HC in his first season competing in Sweden's highest league; and goaltender Filip Larsson, who led the University of Denver to the NCAA National Championship game as a freshman and was a NCHC All-Rookie Team member as a former sixth-round pick (167th overall in 2016).

Click here for a complete development camp roster.


2019 DEVELOPMENT CAMP SCHEDULE

The Red Wings' 2019 Development Camp begins on Tuesday, June 25 and features on-ice skill development and off-ice workouts each day, including 3-on-3 tournament on Friday, June 28 and a Red & White Game on Saturday, June 29. The camp will be split into two sides, Team Howe and Team Lindsay, and will feature daily on-ice instruction and skill development from a team of coaches, led by the Red Wings player development staff. Attendees will also take part in NHL-level off-ice workouts and attend classes designed to help players transition to professional hockey, while receiving feedback from Red Wings coaches and management.

Click here for a complete development camp schedule.


DAILY ALUMNI AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS

New this year, the first four days of Development Camp will feature a select Red Wings Alumni signing autographs for fans in the BELFOR Training Center. The schedule of Red Wings Alumni signings can be found below. All alumni signings are subject to change.

  • Tuesday, June 25 (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.) - John Ogrodnick
  • Wednesday, June 26 (11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) - Darren McCarty
  • Thursday, June 27 (11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) - John Ogrodnick
  • Friday, June 28 (11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) - Jimmy Carson


DEVELOPMENT CAMP TO BE STREAMED AT DETROITREDWINGS.COM & IN CHEVROLET PLAZA

Select Development Camp events, including Friday's three-on-three tournament and Saturday's Red & White Game, will be streamed live on DetroitRedWings.com and on the Red Wings social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube). Additionally, Chevrolet Plaza, located outdoors at the southwest corner of the arena, will stream select portions of each day's on-ice practices on the HD video board. For the full streaming schedule and in-depth coverage of Development Camp, visit www.DetroitRedWings.com/Prospects.


DISCOUNTS: PARKING & LITTLE CAESARS ARENA RESTAURANTS

Fans in attendance for Development Camp can take advantage of the below discounts:

  • Parking will be available each day in the Little Caesars Arena Garage for $7.
  • Mike's Pizza Bar and Sports & Social Detroit will offer a 15 percent discount to fans who present a ticket during Development Camp.


HOCKEYTOWN EXPERIENCE, PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA, SET FOR SATURDAY

The Hockeytown Experience, presented by Coca-Cola, will be set up in Chevrolet Plaza on Saturday, June 29 for the Red & White Game. Fans will have the opportunity to test their hockey skills through interactive games and have the chance to win a number of great prizes.

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