Red Wings Training Camp Starts Today: What you need to Know

Bored of the World Cup of Hockey’s off day? Want to pay too much attention to hockey with slightly less meaning? Today, Red Wings training camp opens.

Filling the roster this year are three defined teams who will hit the ice for four days in Traverse City, before a preseason opener on Sept. 27 against the Penguins. 

Team Yzerman

Forwards: Louis-Marc Aubry, Mike Borkowski, Mitch Callahan, Colin Campbell, Dan Cleary, Darren Helm, Tomas Nosek, Gustav Nyquist, Teemu Pulkkinen, Riley Sheahan, Givani Smith, Ben Street, Evgeni Svechnikov, Eric Tangradi, Henrik Zetterberg

Defensemen: Conor Allen, Dylan Coghlan, Danny DeKeyser, Niklas Kronwall *, Brian Lashoff, Xavier Ouellet, Robbie Russo, Vili Saarijarvi, Brendan Smith, Ryan Sproul

Goaltenders: Jared Coreau, Cal Heeter, Edward Pasquale

Team Howe

Forwards: Andreas Athanasiou, Tyler Bertuzzi, Kyle Criscuolo, Matthew Ford, Martin Frk, Luke Glendening,Tomas Jurco, Matt Lorito, Anthony Mantha, Adam Marsh, Drew Miller, Zach Nastasiuk, Steve Ott, Dylan Sadowy, Dominic Turgeon

Defensemen: Jonathan Ericsson, Mike Green, Joe Hicketts, Filip Hronek, Nick Jensen, Nathan Paetsch, Dan Renouf, Jordan Sambrook

Goaltenders: Jimmy Howard, Jake Paterson

Team Lindsay

Forwards: Justin Brazeau, Luke Coleman, Jeff de Wit, Alex Globke, Luke Kirwan, Mathew Santos

Defensemen: Matthew Caito 

Goaltenders: Stephen Dhillon, Connor Hicks

Seven players: Dylan Larkin, Frans Nielsen, Justin Abdelkader, Tomas Tatar, Teemu Pulkinnen, Petr Mrazek and Alexey Marchenko, all return from 

Until then, my money’s on Team Lindsay to win the training camp.

(Editor’s note: that’s not actually how training camp works).