Detroit Red Wings Prospects Off to a Hot Start

Red Wings Prospects

The Detroit Red Wings have gotten off to a hot start after dropping their first game to the New Jersey Devils 4-3; they have won three straight games, outscoring their opponents 16-7 in those three games; they will take on the Ottawa Senators tomorrow afternoon. Their prospects have also gotten off to a hot start, starting with their draft pick, Nate Danielson, playing in the WHL, Axel Sandin Pellikka playing in SHL, Trey Augustin playing in the NCAA, and Andrew Gibson playing in the OHL. Then there are the prospects playing in the AHL, like Jonatan Berggren, Simon Edvinsson, Elmer Soderblom, Marco Kasper, Amadeus Lombardi, William Wallinder, and Sebastian Cossa.

Prospects By The Numbers

Nate Danielson

Danielson was drafted by the Red Wings ninth overall, and this season has played in five games for the Brandon Wheat Kings in the WHL. This is his fourth season with the team, and in five games this season, he has three points coming on a goal and two assists. The Wheat Kings have played 12 games, going 5-6-0-1.

Axel Sandin Pellikka

Sandin Pellikka was drafted by the Red Wings 17th overall in this past draft. He is back playing in the SHL this season with the Skelleftea AIK; he has played for their system since he was 16. This season, in 11 games, he has six points coming on five goals and an assist, and he is a plus-three.

Trey Augustine

Augustine was drafted 41st overall by the Red Wings, and this season at Michigan State, he has played in five games, going 4-0-0 with a 3.00 GAA and a .912 save percentage; not a bad start for the Spartans season as Augustine looks to lead them back into the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2012.

Andrew Gibson

The Red Wings drafted Gibson with the 42nd overall pick, and he is currently playing with the Soo Greyhounds in nine games; he has nine points coming on two goals and seven assists, and he is a plus-six to start the season. The Greyhounds are 6-3-0 to start the year.

Grand Rapids Griffins

Through two games for Grand Rapids, Bergreen has three points, all coming on assists, and he is a plus-one. Edvinsson has two points coming on a goal and an assist, and he is a plus-two. Soderblom has an assist to start the season. Kasper, Lombardi, and Wallinder have not recorded a point yet to start the year but have looked good on the ice after two games. Kasper is the only one with a plus with a plus one; the other two are both zeros. Cossa made his first start of the year on Saturday night and had a shutout going into the third period; he finished the game, giving up two goals on 43 total shots and a .953 save percentage to start the season 1-0-0. The Griffins this weekend will take on the Colorado Eagles again on Friday and Saturday.

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