Detroit lowers the list by nine

Detroit – The Detroit Red Wings today released forwards Trenton Bliss, Joel Lesperance, Cedric Lacroix, Tyler Spetsia, Kirill Tyutayev, Drew Ward, defender Brian Lachoff and goalkeeper John Lightemon from their trial contracts. All eight players will report to the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins. Additionally, the Red Wings have named defender Tnias Mathurin to the North Bay Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League.

The Red Wings currently have 48 players on their pre-season roster: 25 forwards, 18 defensive players and five goalkeepers. Detroit will finish its eight-game prep schedule with a home and home series against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Red Wings will host the Maple Leafs Championship tonight (Friday, October 7) at Little Caesars Arena at 7:30 p.m. (Bally Sports Detroit) before traveling to Toronto tomorrow (Saturday, October 8) for a rematch against the Maple Leafs at 7:00 p.m. at Scotiabank Stadium. Arena.

Players who were hired/discharged on 10/7/22
32 Brian Lachoff + Dr The 6-3 210 Albany, New York 7/16/90 Signed 10/1/08
62 Drew and Ward + c s 6-1 186 Denfield, Ontario 6/30/97 Professional Experience
67 Joel Lesperance + RW s 6-2 210 Brighton, Michigan 18/8/95 Professional Experience
68 John Lightemon + J The 6-3 189 Northville, Michigan 8/15/96 Professional Experience
72 Trenton Place + LW The 6-1 193 Dallas, Texas 3/16/98 Professional Experience
75 Cedric Lacroix + c The 6-1 187 Shefford, Quebec 11/3/94 Professional Experience
76 Tyler Spezia + LW The 5-10 170 Clinton Township, Michigan 6/7/93 Professional Experience
79 Kirill Tyutayev + LW The 5-9 178 Yekaterinburg, Russia 8/8/00 Draft 2019 (190/7)
95 Tanias Mathurin Dr The 6-3 201 Ajax, Ontario 01/15/04 PM Draft 2022 (5/137)
Detroit Red Wings 2022-23 pre-season squad
# Attackers (25) POS s HGT WGT place of birth Date of Birth acquired
11 Philip Zadina RW The 6-0 190 Pardubice, Czech Republic 11/27/99 Draft 2018 (1/6)
14 Ruby Fabri c The 5-11 185 Mississauga, Ontario 1/22/96 Trade with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, 11/6/19
15th Jacob Franna LW The 6-0 190 Prague, Czech Republic 28/2/96 Trade with WSH, 4/12/21
18 Andrew Cope c The 6-1 199 Ann Arbor, Michigan 7/8/94 Signed on 7/13/22
21 Austin Czarnik c s 5-9 170 Detroit, Michigan 12/12/92 Signed on 7/13/22
22 Matt Love RW s 6-3 212 Oakville, Ontario 5/5/97 Signed on 7/13/22
23 Lucas Raymond LW s 5-11 176 Gothenburg, Sweden 28/3/2002 Draft 2020 (1/4)
24 Bios Sutter c The 5-11 179 Zurich, Switzerland 5/24/96 Signed 7/28/21
25 taro hero LW The 5-10 162 Calgary, Alberta 6/30/96 Signed on December 3, 2019
26 Pontus Anderson c The 5-10 183 Mendel, Sweden 8/24/98 Signed on 5/16/22
27 Michael Rasmussen c The 6-6 211 Surrey, British Columbia 4/17/99 Draft 2017 (1/9)
42 Kyle Criscolo c s 5-9 167 Southampton, New Jersey 5/5/92 Signed 9/10/20
46 Chase Pearson c The 6-2 200 Alpharetta, Georgia 8/23/97 Draft 2015 (5/140)
48 jeffany smith RW The 6-2 214 Toronto, Ontario 2/27/98 Draft 2016 (2/46)
50 Dominic Shane + RW s 5-11 176 Pinckney, Michigan 4/18/93 Professional Experience
52 Jonathan Bergren LW The 5-11 197 Uppsala, Sweden 7/16/00 Draft 2018 (2/33)
57 David Peron LW s 6-1 196 Sherbrooke, Quebec 28/5/88 Signed on 7/13/22
59 Tyler Bertozzi LW The 6-1 186 Sudbury, Ontario 24/2/95 Draft 2013 (2/58)
70 Oscar Sundqvist c s 6-3 220 Boden, Sweden 3/23/94 Trade with the STL, 3/21/22
71 Dylan Larkin c The 6-1 198 Waterford, Michigan 30/7/96 Draft 2014 (1/1)
73 Adam Ernie LW The 6-1 212 New Haven, Connecticut 4/20/95 Trade with tuberculosis, 8/14/19
74 Hanas crossing RW The 6-1 180 Highland Village, Texas 1/5/02 Draft 2020 (2/55)
81 Dominic Kobalic LW The 6-2 190 Plzen, Czech Republic 8/21/95 Signed on 7/13/22
85 Elmer Soderblum LW The 6-8 246 Gothenburg, Sweden 7/5/01 Draft 2019 (6/159)
90 Joe Vilino c The 6-1 203 Kirkland, Quebec 13/1/00 Draft 2018 (1/30)
# defense (18) POS s HGT WGT place of birth Date of Birth acquired
2 Oli Matta Dr The 6-2 207 Jyväskylä, Finland 8/22/94 Signature: 7/14/22
3 Simon Edvinson Dr The 6-6 209 Kungsbacka, Sweden 2/5/03 Draft 2021 (1/6)
8 Ben Shearot Dr The 6-3 232 Hamilton, Ontario 5/9/91 Signed on 7/13/22
17 Philip Hornk Dr s 6-0 190 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic 11/2/97 Draft 2016 (2/53)
20 Albert Johansson Dr The 6-0 184 Karlstad, Sweden 1/4/01 Draft 2019 (2/60)
28 Gustav Lindstrom Dr s 6-2 186 Ostervala, Sweden 10/20/98 Draft 2017 (2/38)
38 Robert Haag Dr The 6-2 210 Uppsala, Sweden 2/8/95 Signed on 7/25/22
41 Jared McEsack Dr The 6-1 197 Truro, Nova Scotia 3/27/00 Draft 2018 (2/36)
43 Mark Pesek Dr s 6-1 205 Sherwood Park, Alberta 1/11/92 Signature: 7/14/22
44 Donovan Sebrango Dr The 6-1 197 Kingston, Ontario 1/12/02 Draft 2020 (3/63)
47 White New Power Dr s 6-3 207 Hugo, Minnesota 12/9/97 Signed on 05/31/21
49 Seth Barton Dr s 6-3 194 Kelowna, British Columbia 8/18/99 Draft 2018 (3/81)
51 Emile Ferro Dr The 6-0 177 Vantaa, Finland 4/3/2002 Draft 2020 (3/70)
53 Moritz Cider Dr s 6-4 204 Zell, Germany 4/6/01 Draft 2019 (1/6)
54 Stephen Kampfer Dr s 5-11 198 Ann Arbor, Michigan 24/9/88 Signed on 5/22/22
63 Jeremy Byakaputuka* Dr s 6-4 201 Longueuil, Quebec 3/5/02 Amateur experience
82 Jordan Austerl Dr The 6-0 187 Dearborn Heights, Michigan 25/6/92 Signed 7/28/21
96 Jake Wollman Dr The 6-2 215 Toronto, Ontario 2/20/96 Trade with STL 3/21/22
# Goals (5) POS c HGT WGT place of birth Date of Birth acquired
33 Sebastian Cosa J The 6-6 229 Fort McMurray, Alberta 11/21/02 Draft 2021 (1/1)
34 Victor Brattström J The 6-5 182 Gothenburg, Sweden 3/22/97 Draft 2018 (6/160)
35 Phil Hoso J The 6-3 200 Helsinki, Finland 2/6/95 Trade with the STL, 7/8/22
39 Alex Ndeljkovic J The 6-0 208 Parma, Ohio 1/7/96 Trade with cars, 7/22/21
45 Jose Olkenura J The 6-3 202 Helsinki, Finland 11/4/90 Signed on 06/16/22

+ = Site by Grand Rapids

* = Invited to camp

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