Red Wings make first cuts, releasing 9 players

From the Detroit Red Wings:

… Fifty-Eight Players Set for Final Day of Training Camp in Traverse City …

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today released forwards Mathieu Bizier, Thomas Casey, Cody Morgan, Owen Robinson and Chad Yetman, defensemen Marc-Olivier Duquette and Owen Lalonde and goaltenders Anthony Popovich and Sean Romeo from their amateur tryouts.

The Red Wings currently have 58 players on their training camp roster: 32 forwards, 20 defensemen and six goaltenders. Detroit will hold one more day of training camp at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City, Mich., on Monday, Sept. 16 before opening up a nine-game preseason slate against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Little Caesars Arena.

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2 thoughts on “Red Wings make first cuts, releasing 9 players”

  1. Should help managing such a large group. I would guess that there will be more releases/ reassingnments before preseason games.

    Then the head scratching will/might start

  2. Mr. Romeo had his 5 minutes. Thanks for the Matthew Wuest trophy man! To bad you have to go back to Ohio…State…

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