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Detroit Red Wings Training Camp Roster 2023-24

By Debin Luitel / 14 September 2023 11:04 AM

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Detroit Red Wings training camp roster 2023 includes Nate Danielson, Andrew Gibson, Emmitt Finnie, Marco Kasper, Ville Husso, and more.

The training camps provide a platform for players to prepare for the upcoming season, show their abilities, enhance their physical conditioning, gain knowledge from coaches, and form bonds with teammates.

The Red Wings will be extra focused on the practice sessions this time since their performances in the last few seasons have been truly below par.

They have not clinched the Stanley Cup championship since 2008. To add to the worry, they have experienced playoff absences in recent seasons.

Detroit Red Wings Players List

The Red Wings roster has a dynamic mix of talent with forwards like Dylan Larkin and Michael Rasmussen. Ville Russo will be the main goalie.

With the likes of Moritz Seider and Ben Chiarot as the primary defenceman, they have the potential to be one of the best teams in the league.

The complete roster of Detroit Red Wings for the 2023-24 season is listed below.

Centers

  • Andrew Copp
  • Austin Czanik
  • Dylan Larkin
  • Emmitt Finnie
  • Joe Veleno
  • Klim Kostin
  • Marco Kasper
  • Michael Rasmussen
  • Nate Danielson
  • Nolan Stevens
  • Robby Fabbri

Left Wingers

  • David Perron
  • J.T. Compher
  • Jonatan Berggren
  • Kevin Bicker
  • Lucas Raymond
  • Noah Dower Nilsson

Right Wingers

Defense

  • Andrew Gibson
  • Axel Sandin Pellikka
  • Ben Chiarot
  • Brady Cleveland
  • Brogan Rafferty
  • Jack Phelan
  • Jake Walman
  • Jared Mclssac
  • Jeff Petry
  • Justin Holi
  • Larry Keenan
  • Moritz Seider
  • Olli Maatta
  • Shayne Gostisbehere
  • Wyatt Newpower

Goalies

  • James Reimer
  • John Lethemon
  • Rudy Guimond
  • Trey Augustine
  • Ville Husso

When Does Red Wings Training Camp Begin?

Detroit Red Wings training camp 2023 will run from September 21 - 25. It will take place at the Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, Michigan.

The Red Wings will open their annual training camp with the 2023 Training Camp Golf Classic on Wednesday, September 20. Proceeds from this event will benefit Involved Citizens Enterprises, a non-profit organization providing affordable skating programs to Northern Michigan.

During the training sessions, players, prospects, and tryouts will be divided into teams that will practice and scrimmage throughout the camp.

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The Red Wings training camp schedule includes the annual Red and White Game on Sunday, September 24. Following this game, the team will remain in Traverse City and hold practice on Monday, September 25 prior to breaking camp for Detroit to begin its preseason schedule.

Before the training camp officially begins, Traverse City will host the NHL Prospect Tournament for its 24th season, running from Sep 14 to 17. 

The Red Wings will host the prospects from the Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, and Toronto Maple Leafs for a multi-game round-robin.

Detroit Red Wings Preseason Schedule

The Red Wings have an exciting preseason schedule lined up for the 2023-24 NHL season. Their first game is against the Penguins on Sep 26.

The Wings will be testing their mettle against formidable opponents, providing fans with a glimpse of the action to come in the regular season.

Apart from the Pens, Detroit will play a couple of matches each against the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks, and Toronto Maple Leafs.

OpponentsDate and Venue
Pittsburgh Penguins26 September, Little Caesars Arena
Washington Capitals28 September, Capital One Arena
Capitals30 September, Little Caesars Arena
Chicago Blackhawks1 October, Little Caesars Arena
Blackhawks3 October, United Center
Penguins4 October, PPG Paints Arena
Toronto Maple Leafs5 October, Scotiabank Arena
Maple Leafs7 October, Little Caesars Arena

Detroit Red Wings Trades 2023

The Red Wings executed a series of well-planned trades in the last two months aimed at strengthening their roster ahead of the new season.

Notable transactions included the addition of Jeff Petry, acquired in exchange for Gustav Lindstrom and a 2025 4th-round pick. The franchise also signed Alex DeBrincat in exchange for Kubalik, Sebrango, a 2024 1st-round pick, and a 4th-round selection.

Detroit also secured the services of free agents J.T. Compher and James Reimer. All the trades ahead of the 2023-24 season are listed below.

  • July 15, 2023 - J. McIsaac re-signed a one-year, two-way contract
  • July 14, 2023 - W. Newpower re-signed a one-year contract
  • July 12, 2023 - N. Danielson signed a three-year entry-level contract
  • July 9, 2023 - A. DeBrincat traded for Kubalik, Sebrango, '24 1st, 4th
  • July 9, 2023 - A. DeBrincat four-year contract extension
  • July 8, 2023 - J. Lethemon re-signed a one-year, two-way contract
  • July 7, 2023 - F. Zadina released
  • July 6, 2023 - F. Zadina waived for the purpose of contract termination
  • July 3, 2023 - N. Stevens signed as a Free Agent one-year, two-way contract
  • July 3, 2023 - F. Zadina waived
  • July 2, 2023  - C. Fischer signed as a Free Agent one-year contract
  • July 1, 2023  - M. Pysyk became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - J. Reimer signed as a Free Agent one-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - J. Oesterle  became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - D. McLaughlin became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - D. O'Regan became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - V. Brattstrom  became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023  - B. Rafferty signed as a Free Agent Two-year, two-way contract
  • July 1, 2023 - C. Pearson became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - S. Barton became unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - D. Sprong signed as a Free Agent one-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - G. Lindstrom became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - G. Lindstrom  signed as a Free Agent one-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - A. Erne became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - J. Compher signed as a Free Agent Five-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - K. Yamamoto released
  • July 1, 2023 - P. Suter became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - A. Lyon signed as a Free Agent Two-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - J. Holl signed as a Free Agent Three-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - M. Hellberg became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - A. Nedeljkovic became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - J. Weatherby became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - T. Gettinger signed as a Free Agent one-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - R. Hagg became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - S. Gostisbehere  signed as a Free Agent one-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - K. Kostin became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - K. Kostin signed as a Free Agent Two-year contract
  • July 1, 2023 - A. Chiasson  became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - M. Luff became an unrestricted Free Agent
  • July 1, 2023 - M. Luff signed as a Free Agent one-year, two-way contract
  • June 30, 2023 - K. Yamamoto waived For the purpose of a contract buyout
  • June 29, 2023 - K. Yamamoto traded with Klim Kostin for future cons
  • June 29, 2023 - K. Kostin traded with Kailer Yamamoto for future cons
  • June 13, 2023 - V. Brattstrom signed with European team HV71-Sweden

Detroit Red Wings Coaching Staff

The Detroit Red Wings coaches for the 2023-24 NHL season are listed in the table below along with their respective positions.

Coaching StaffPosition
Derek LalondeHead Coach
Bob BoughnerAssistant Coach
Jay VaradyAssistant Coach
Alex TanguayAssistant Coach
Alex WestlundGoaltending Coach
LJ ScarpaceVideo Coach
Jeff WeintraubAssistant Video Coach

Derek Lalonde - Head Coach

Lalonde was appointed as the head coach of the Red Wings on June 30, 2022. Derek possesses an extensive coaching background.

His journey commenced in 1995 as a graduate assistant at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Subsequently, he took on roles as an assistant coach at various collegiate teams before transitioning to USHL, where he held the head coach role for the Green Bay Gamblers from 2011-14.

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Afterward, Lalonde assumed the role of head coach for the Toledo Walleye in the ECHL and the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League.

In 2018, he joined Tampa Bay as an assistant coach, making significant contributions to the Lightning's Stanley Cup triumphs in 2020 and 2021.

Bob Boughner - Assistant Coach

Bob Boughner is currently one of the Red Wings coaches. His coaching journey is distinguished by significant achievements and successes.

As the head coach of the Windsor Spitfires in the Ontario Hockey League, Boughner led the team to Memorial Cup Canadian major junior national championships in 2009 and 2010. He also won the CHL's Brian Kilrea Coach of the Year Award twice, in 2008 and 2009.

Prior to his tenure with the Red Wings, Boughner held the position of assistant coach with the San Jose Sharks. Moreover, Bob also assumed the role of head coach for the Florida Panthers in 2017.

Jay Varady - Assistant Coach

Jay Varady has a long and successful history in coaching. He began in 2002 with the Pittsburgh Forge of the North American Hockey League.

He then served as an assistant and associate head coach with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League. Varady has also coached the Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL, the Kingston Frontenacs in the OHL, and the Tucson Roadrunners in the AHL.

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During his tenure with the Roadrunners, Varady compiled a 93-84-11-6 record and led the team to its first-ever Pacific Division title in 2019-20.

After impressing by successful stints with the different farm teams, Varady joined the Detroit NHL franchise in an assistant coach role in 2022.

Alex Tanguay - Assistant Coach

Tanguay was named the assistant coach of the Red Wings on June 30, 2021. The veteran left-winger has played over 1000 games in the NHL.

After bidding adieu to his professional playing career following the 2015-16 season, Alex worked as an in-studio analyst for NHL Network.

He then ventured into a coaching career with the Iowa Wild. He spent two years as an assistant coach with the Wild, where the team combined for a 54-31-8-4 record.

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