Detroit Red Wings wasted a prospect in Eric Comrie trade

First and foremost, let me preface this article by saying that this is NOT meant to bash Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman. On November 30th, Yzerman pulled the trigger on a trade with the Winnipeg Jets, seeing goaltender Eric Comrie come to Detroit, while defensive prospect Vili Saarijarvi went the other way. After the draft, Saarijarvi … Read more

Detroit Red Wings trade Arizona Coyotes for goaltender Eric Comrie

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According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have traded defensemen Vili Saarijarvi to the Arizona Coyotes for goaltender Eric Comrie. UPDATE: The #RedWings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Vili Saarijarvi. — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) November 30, 2019 Comrie, who is 24, has played in just … Read more

Red Wings prospect Vili Saarijarvi assigned to Grand Rapids Griffins

The Detroit Red Wings have assigned Vili Saarijarvi (Sar-ee-yar-vee), one of their top defensive prospects, to the Grand Rapids Griffins. After a roller coaster ride of a season with the Flint Firebirds of the OHL, Saarijarvi finished with 12 goals and 31 assists (43 points) in 59 games. The Firebirds made headlines twice this year. After owner Rolf Nilson fired the … Read more

ESPN lists 5 Red Wings prospects in top 50 list

[tps_header]Corey Pronman of ESPN released his mid-season Top 50 NHL Prospects List, and the Detroit Red Wings are well-represented with 5 prospects on Pronman’s list. As with any prospect, you never know what you’re going to get. Some pan out for the better and end up making an impact on the pro-level, and some just can’t … Read more

Meet the Red Wings draft picks competing at the Prospects Tournament

[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 … Read more

Red Wings prospect Vili Saarijarvi to play in Flint this season

After grappling with the choice between playing in his native Finland, or bringing his talents across the pond to North America, Detroit Red Wings prospect Vili Saarijarvi has opted to play for the Flint Firebirds for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Saarijarvi was drafted in the third round of the NHL Entry Draft by Detroit this … Read more

Meet the Detroit Red Wings’ 2015 Draft class

The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is officially over and it will be interesting to see how some of these Detroit Red Wings’ draft picks will pan out. Here is the Red Wings’ 2015 draft class: Round 1 (19th overall) – Evgeny Svechnikov – F “We had him rated pretty high,” Tyler Wright (Red Wings Director of … Read more