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Wings return Svechnikov to juniors

by Kyle Kujawa / Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned forward Evgeny Svechnikov to the QMJHL’s Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, reducing the team’s preseason roster to 56 players: 33 forwards, 18 defenseman and five goaltenders.

The Red Wings host the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at 7:30 p.m. (FOX Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket), wrapping up a set of three games in three days. Detroit will also play preseason home games against Boston on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and next Friday (Oct. 2) against Toronto at 7:30 p.m.

PLAYERS RELEASED/ASSIGNED ON 9/24/15

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Evgeny Svechnikov LW
L
6-3 205
Neftegorsk, Russia 10/31/96 2015 Draft (1/19)

CURRENT DETROIT RED WINGS ROSTER - 57 PLAYERS

# FORWARDS (33) 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)
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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