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Roster trimmed to 36

Red Wings end preseason play tonight in Toronto

by Kyle Kujawa / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today assigned forwards Ryan Kuffner, David Pope, Givani Smith, Evgeny Svechnikov, Joe Veleno and Filip Zadina and defensemen Oliwer Kaski, Gustav Lindstrom and Vili Saarijarvi to the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins. Additionally, the Red Wings released forwards Jarid Lukosevicius, Gregor MacLeod and Dominik Shine from their tryouts.

The Red Wings currently have 36 players on their preseason roster: 19 forwards, 13 defensemen and four goaltenders. Detroit will wrap up its nine-game preseason slate with the second half of a home-and-home set against the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Scotiabank Arena (NHL Network).

 

PLAYERS ASSIGNED/RELEASED ON 9/28/19          

11

 

Filip Zadina

RW

L

6-0

189

 

Pardubice, Czech Republic

11/27/99

 

2018 Draft (1/6)

28

 

Gustav Lindstrom

D

R

6-2

190

 

Ostervala, Sweden

10/20/98

 

2017 Draft (2/38)

29

 

Vili Saarijarvi

D

R

5-10

182

 

Rovaniemi, Finland

5/15/97

 

2015 Draft (3/73)

37

 

Evgeny Svechnikov

RW

L

6-3

208

 

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia

10/31/96

 

2015 Draft (1/19)

48

 

Givani Smith

RW

L

6-2

210

 

Toronto, Ontario

2/27/98

 

2016 Draft (2/46)

50

 

Dominik Shine +

RW

R

5-11

175

 

Pinckney, Michigan

4/18/93

 

Professional Tryout

56

 

Ryan Kuffner

LW

L

6-1

186

 

Ottawa, Ontario

6/12/96

 

Signed, 3/12/19

58

 

David Pope

LW

L

6-3

202

 

Edmonton, Alberta

9/27/94

 

2013 Draft (4/109)

76

 

Jarid Lukosevicius +

RW

R

5-10

191

 

Squamish, British Columbia

2/5/95

 

Amateur Tryout

77

 

Oliwer Kaski

D

R

6-3

190

 

Pori, Finland

9/4/95

 

Signed, 5/28/19

78

 

Gregor MacLeod +

C

L

6-0

183

 

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

6/7/98

 

Amateur Tryout

90

 

Joe Veleno

C

L

6-1

198

 

Montreal, Quebec

1/13/00

 

2018 Draft (1/30)

  

 

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