The Detroit Red Wings’ prospects held the final event of their summer development camp on Saturday, with Teams Howe and Lindsay playing to a 7-6 OT Howe win in a scrimmage at the BELFOR Training Center.
After the game, Wings director of player development Shawn Horcoff addressed the scrimmage’s more impressive performers, the messages the Red Wings sent the players home with, the state of the prospect pool going forward and more:
Dennis Cholowski discussed the scrimmage and his strong performance therein, his status as living in Livonia and working out at Barwis Methods with Dylan Larkin and company for the rest of the summer, and his take on his chances of making the team:
Jontan Berggren is a shy, quiet kid, but he did open up a little bit regarding his superb performance in the scrimmage, as well as his hopes of earning a spot on Skelleftea AIK’s men’s team this fall:
I was only able to snag a wee part of Michael Rasmussen’s interview with the horde of assembled media…
But the Detroit News’s Gregg Krupa held my sound recorder as I listened in on Filip Zadina’s earnest remarks over the course of a 4-minute presser in which he stated that he’s going to stay in Detroit for another week to continue skating and working with the coaches…
And finally, Givani Smith graciously answered a cavalcade of questions over the course of an 8-minute interview:
Update: Michigan Hockey’s Michael Caples posted video clips of Rasmussen and Zadina’s pressers: