Mar 20, 2023
Simon Edvinsson has finally made his NHL debut, joining the like of Moritz Seider & Lucas Raymond as top drafted Detroit Red Wings prospects to don the Winged Wheel!
Tune in as we discuss Edvinsson's performance, including strong plays against Makar & MacKinnon, whether he'll stay up for the rest of the season, & his development path (5:25). Also, Detroit's loss in Hockeytown to the Avalanche, their standings in the Connor Bedard lottery, & what the "tank" scenario looks like (16:35).
Next, we analyze Yzerman's most recent signing: Antti Tuomisto signed a 2 year ELC. We break down why he's just signing now, how he's performed in Finland, & what his path through Grand Rapids is coming up (21:15). Also, we recognize standout performances by Sebastian Cossa with the Toledo Walleye in the ECHL, as well as Carter Gylander with Colgate in the NCAA (as he was named the ECAC Most Outstanding Player of the tournament, propelling them to the championship) (26:55)!
Not the actor, the centerman: today's 2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile is the offensively gifted Will Smith of the USNTD. Could the Red Wings land him? How does he stack up against Fantilli, Michkov, Carlsson, & others (37:50)?
Finally, some NHL & prospect news, including the Binnington/Fleury non-fight (44:55) & Amadeus Lombardi crushing the OHL (52:50) before taking your questions during Overtime (55:45) - enjoy!
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