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Red Wings trim roster by 15

by Kyle Kujawa / Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned forwards Adam Marsh and Dominic Turgeon and defensemen Joe Hicketts and Vili Saarijarvi to their respective major junior teams. Additionally, the team released 11 players from tryout agreements: forwards Nick Betz, Triston Grant, Conor McGlynn, Evan Polei and Jerome Verrier; defensemen Jalen Chatfield, Justin Lemcke, Jarett Meyer and Ty Stanton; and goaltenders Connor Ingram and Matt Mancina.

The team’s current roster stands at 57 as training camp wraps up at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City, Mich., today with the annual Red & White game at 12 p.m. The Red Wings begin the preseason tomorrow night in Chicago at 8:30 p.m. and continue with home games against Chicago on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and Pittsburgh on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

PLAYERS RELEASED/ASSIGNED ON 9/21/15

28 Vili Saarijarvi D R 5-9 161 Rovaniemi, Finland 5/15/97 2015 Draft (3/73)
50 Matt Mancina G L 6-3 197 Tecumseh, Ontario 4/29/96 Camp Invitee
53 Joe Hicketts D L 5-8 175 Kamloops, British Columbia 5/4/96 Signed, 9/24/14
54 Nick Betz RW R 6-4 220 Mount Clemens, Michigan 7/18/95 Camp Invitee
58 Justin Lemcke D R 6-2 202 Whitby, Ontario 2/13/97 Camp Invitee
63 Adam Marsh LW L 6-0 161 Clarendon Hills, Illinois 8/22/97 2015 Draft (7/200)
64 Ty Stanton D L 6-4 176 St. Albert, Alberta 5/23/95 Camp Invitee
68 Connor Ingram G L 6-1 212 Imperial, Saskatchewan 3/31/97 Camp Invitee
70 Jerome Verrier RW R 6-0 192 Drummondville, Quebec 5/10/94 Camp Invitee
78 Dominic Turgeon C L 6-2 196 Cherry Hills Village, Colorado 2/25/96 2014 Draft (3/63)
80 Conor McGlynn C L 6-2 209 Oakville, Ontario 6/19/95 Camp Invitee
82 Evan Polei LW L 6-1 219 Wetaskiwin, Alberta 2/19/96 Camp Invitee
95 Jarett Meyer D R 6-9 240 Long Island, New York 10/13/96 Camp Invitee
97 Jalen Chatfield D R 6-1 178 Ypsilanti, Michigan 5/15/96 Camp Invitee
Triston Grant LW L 6-1 221 Neepawa, Manitoba 2/2/84 Camp Invitee

CURRENT DETROIT RED WINGS ROSTER - 57 PLAYERS

# FORWARDS (34) POS S HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
8 Justin Abdelkader LW L 6-2 218 Muskegon, Michigan 2/25/87 2005 Draft (2/42)
11 Daniel Cleary RW L 6-1 205 Carbonear, Newfoundland 12/18/78 Signed, 10/4/05
13 Pavel Datsyuk C L 5-11 194 Sverdlovsk, Russia 7/20/78 1998 Draft (6/171)
14 Gustav Nyquist RW L 5-11 183 Halmstad, Sweden 9/1/89 2008 Draft (4/121)
15 Riley Sheahan C L 6-3 222 St. Catharines, Ontario 12/7/91 2010 Draft (1/21)
17 Brad Richards C L 6-0 199 Murray Harbour, P.E.I. 5/2/80 Signed, 7/1/15
18 Joakim Andersson C L 6-2 211 Munkedal, Sweden 2/5/89 2007 Draft (3/88)
20 Drew Miller LW L 6-2 180 Dover, New Jersey 2/17/84 Waivers, 11/11/09
21 Tomas Tatar LW L 5-10 185 Ilava, Slovakia 12/1/90 2009 Draft (2/60)
22 Andy Miele C L 5-7 169 Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan 4/15/88 Signed, 7/2/14
26 Tomas Jurco RW L 6-1 203 Kosice, Slovakia 12/28/92 2011 Draft (2/35)
29 Landon Ferraro C L 6-0 186 Trail, British Columbia 8/8/91 2009 Draft (2/32)
32 Louis-Marc Aubry C L 6-4 208 Arthabaska, Quebec 11/11/91 2010 Draft (3/81)
37 Evgeny Svechnikov LW L 6-3 205 Neftegorsk, Russia 10/31/96 2015 Draft (1/19)
39 Anthony Mantha RW L 6-5 214 Longueuil, Quebec 9/16/94 2013 Draft (1/20)
40 Henrik Zetterberg C L 6-0 195 Njurunda, Sweden 10/9/80 1999 Draft (7/210)
41 Luke Glendening C R 5-11 194 Grand Rapids, Michigan 4/28/89 Signed, 7/5/13
42 Martin Frk RW R 6-1 194 Pelhrimov, Czech Republic 10/5/93 2012 Draft (2/49)
43 Darren Helm C L 6-0 196 St. Andrews, Manitoba 1/21/87 2005 Draft (5/132)
45 Colin Campbell RW R 6-1 207 Pickering, Ontario 4/17/91 Signed, 3/17/14
49 Eric Tangradi LW L 6-4 220 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2/10/89 Signed, 7/8/15
56 Teemu Pulkkinen RW R 5-11 183 Vantaa, Finland 1/2/92 2010 Draft (4/111)
57 Mitch Callahan RW R 6-0 196 Whittier, California 8/17/91 2009 Draft (6/180)
59 Tyler Bertuzzi LW L 6-1 187 Sudbury, Ontario 2/24/95 2013 Draft (2/58)
60 Marek Tvrdon LW L 6-2 217 Nitra, Slovakia 1/31/93 2011 Draft (4/115)
62 Zach Nastasiuk C R 6-2 200 Barrie, Ontario 3/30/95 2013 Draft (2/48)
67 Mark Zengerle C R 5-9 183 Rochester, New York 5/12/89 Camp Invitee
71 Dylan Larkin C L 6-1 190 Waterford, Michigan 7/30/96 2014 Draft (1/15)
72 Andreas Athanasiou C L 6-2 192 Woodbridge, Ontario 8/6/94 2012 Draft (4/110)
73 Joel Rechlicz RW R 6-4 220 Brookfield, Wisconsin 6/14/87 Camp Invitee
81 Jeff Hoggan LW L 6-1 194 Hope, British Columbia 2/1/78 Camp Invitee
83 Tomas Nosek C L 6-3 210 Pardubice, Czech Republic 9/1/92 Signed, 6/14/14
85 Kurt Etchegary C L 5-11 190 St. John's, Newfoundland 11/12/94 Camp Invitee
93 Johan Franzen RW L 6-4 232 Vetlanda, Sweden 12/23/79 2004 Draft (3/97)

# DEFENSEMEN (18) POS S HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
2 Brendan Smith D L 6-2 211 Mimico, Ontario 2/8/89 2007 Draft (1/27)
3 Nick Jensen D R 6-0 196 Rogers, Minnesota 9/21/90 2009 Draft (5/150)
4 Jakub Kindl D L 6-3 199 Sumperk, Czech Republic 2/10/87 2005 Draft (1/19)
23 Brian Lashoff D L 6-3 221 Albany, New York 7/16/90 Signed, 10/1/08
24 Nathan Paetsch D L 6-1 189 LeRoy, Saskatchewan 3/30/83 Camp Invitee
25 Mike Green D R 6-1 207 Calgary, Alberta 10/12/85 Signed, 7/1/15
27 Kyle Quincey D L 6-2 216 Kitchener, Ontario 8/12/85 Trade, 2/21/12
46 Jared Nightingale D R 6-3 205 Jackson, Michigan 10/3/82 Camp Invitee
47 Alexey Marchenko D R 6-3 210 Moscow, Russia 1/2/92 2011 Draft (7/205)
48 Ryan Sproul D R 6-4 206 Mississauga, Ontario 1/13/93 2011 Draft (2/55)
51 Robbie Russo D R 6-0 191 Westmont, Illinois 2/15/93 Signed, 8/16/15
52 Jonathan Ericsson D L 6-4 220 Karlskrona, Sweden 3/2/84 2002 Draft (9/291)
55 Niklas Kronwall D L 6-0 194 Stockholm, Sweden 1/12/81 2000 Draft (1/29)
61 Xavier Ouellet D L 6-1 200 Bayonne, France 7/29/93 2011 Draft (2/48)
65 Danny DeKeyser D L 6-3 191 Macomb, Michigan 3/7/90 Signed, 3/29/13
75 Andrew Prochno D L 5-11 190 Minnetonka, Minnesota 11/3/91 Camp Invitee
77 Richard Nedomlel D L 6-5 234 Prague, Czech Republic 7/1/93 2011 Draft (6/175)
79 Scott Czarnowczan D L 5-11 185 Macomb, Michigan 5/29/91 Camp Invitee

# GOALIES (5) POS C HGT WGT BIRTHPLACE BIRTHDATE ACQUIRED
31 Jared Coreau G L 6-6 235 Perth, Ontario 11/5/91 Signed, 4/3/13
34 Petr Mrazek G L 6-2 183 Ostrava, Czech Republic 2/14/92 2010 Draft (5/141)
35 Jimmy Howard G L 6-1 218 Syracuse, New York 3/26/84 2003 Draft (2/64)
36 Jake Paterson G L 6-1 176 Mississauga, Ontario 5/3/94 2012 Draft (3/80)
38 Tom McCollum G L 6-2 226 Sanborn, New York 12/7/89 2008 Draft (1/30)
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