[tps_header]We’re getting closer, hockey fans. The annual Detroit Red Wings prospects tournament starts on Friday, which is a great indicator that the season is right around the corner. The Red Wings will have their first practice at 11:30am Friday, and their first game will be Friday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. As is tradition, the teams joining the Red Wings in the tournament this year will be: St. Louis Blues, Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers, Carolina Hurricanes, Dallas Stars, and the Minnesota Wild. Also, joining the tournament for the first time will be the Chicago Blackhawks. Here is a full schedule of team events for the duration of the tournament. Here is a look at the Red Wings draft picks who will be participating this year.[/tps_header]
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