The Athletic’s Bultman discusses possible Wings roster configurations for 2019-2020

This morning, The Athletic’s Max Bultman attempts to determine what the Red Wings’ 2019-2020 season roster will look like:

And after a long week of development camp followed by an active Monday, that question does at least look a little bit clearer. While the possibility of another move remains, the numbers game of the roster is beginning to set some parameters, with September’s training camp in Traverse City ultimately the final test. And obviously, what happens there could (and should) swing things quite a bit.

At this time last year, for example, Dennis Cholowski didn’t look like any kind of slam dunk to make Detroit’s roster. But he turned a big summer into a consistent place in the lineup for the first three-plus months of the season.

With most of the roster likely set, though, it is about time to get started figuring out what Detroit’s depth chart projects to look like with just over two months until the start of camp — and Cholowski, it turns out, could be at the center of that debate once again.

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