Detroit Prospects defeat Toronto 4-1

The Detroit Red Wings played their final game of the NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City on Monday afternoon. The Red Wings defeated Toronto 4-1 in another exciting game.

Scoring Summary

1st Period

Mitchell Martin opened the scoring for Detroit on a breakaway.

Eemil Viro scored what proved to be the game-winner late in the period. The score was 2-1 after one period.

2nd Period

Cross Hanas scored an insurance goal on a breakaway late in the second period to give Detroit a 3-1 lead going into the third.

3rd Period

This time, Riley Piercey scored his fifth tournament goal into an empty net to put Detroit up 4-1. Toronto outshot Detroit 23-17 for the game.

Stars of the Game

Sebastian Cossa played a strong game in goal, making 14 saves and keeping Toronto scoreless during the second half of the game.

Jan Bednar only allowed one goal during the game and was awarded the win.

Cross Hanas scored a breakaway goal that gave Detroit a 3-1 lead late in the second Period.

Game Notes

Donovan Sebrango, Seth Barton, and Drew Worrad were the alternate captains for Detroit.

Top goaltending prospect Sebastian Cossa played excellent in goal for the Red Wings. Cossa played two half games and did not allow any goals during the tournament.

Jan Bednar also played excellently during the tournament, allowing one goal against in two half games.

Free agent invitee Riley Piercey led the entire tournament with five goals. He will likely return for his OA year for Flint in the OHL.

Goaltender Andrew Oke did not suit up for Detroit. Other scratches were defensemen Tnias Mathurin and Albert Johansson and forwards Jake Uberti and Marcus Limpar-Lantz.

Up Next

Training Camp begins September 22 and runs through September 26. The annual Red and White game will be played on Sunday, September 25.

To start, the guys wrap up the Prospect Tournament and discuss some notable players and what their seasons could look like. Next, we break down Yzerman and Lalonde's media availabilities and the start of training camp. To finish, we look at potential spots for grabs in the lineup and who could fill them.
  1. Edvinsszn
  2. Prospect Tournament Preview and Questions Heading into Next Season
  3. Zadina and Make-or-Break Players
  4. Red Wings at the WJC
  5. Red Wings' Defensive Outlook

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