Detroit Hockey Now’s Kevin Allen posted an article today which discusses five possibilities for the Red Wings‘ 2021-2022 season. Among them:
3. Wyatt Newpower and/or Jared McIsaac will combine for 15 games on Detroit’s defense
Even in a 56-game season, the Red Wings used 10 defensemen last season. Injuries are always a problem on defense. They could use 12 this season. The Red Wings liked how competitive Newpower was in the American League last season and McIsaac may finally be healthy. They could get a look.
4. Jonatan Berggren will start the season on the Red Wings’ roster
Fans are hoping Lucas Raymond makes it, but Berggren is more experienced. He’s small, but he’s slick with the puck. He had 12 goals and 33 assists for 45 points in 49 games in the Swedish Elite League. Scouts say he has the evasive maneuvers to avoid big hits. Out of Berggren, Raymond and Joe Veleno, at least one, maybe two, should make the roster.