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Wings sign two players, release two others

by Todd Beam / Detroit Red Wings
Brent Raedeke
Brian Lashoff
DETROIT -- Red Wings general manager Ken Holland announced today that the club has signed forward Brent Raedeke and defenseman Brian Lashoff to three-year entry level deals. In keeping with team policy, additional terms of each contract were not disclosed.

Both players recently attended the Red Wings’ prospect camp in Traverse City, Mich., on amateur tryouts.

Raedeke, an 18-year-old forward from Regina, Saskatchewan, spent last season with the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League. He finished the season with 15 goals and 16 assists in 72 games.

Lashoff, an 18-year-old defenseman from Albany, New York, skated last season for the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League. In 50 games, he scored five goals and added 15 assists.

The Red Wings also announced the release of two players from their training camp roster, defensemen Kyle Deck and Martin Ondrej.

Deck was in camp on an amateur tryout, while Ondrej was in on a professional tryout.  With the cuts, Detroit’s current training camp roster stands at 50.

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