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Carter Mazur is considered top-ranking Red Wings NCAA prospect
Much is rightfully made about the prospect pipeline from Europe that is fueling the future of the Detroit Red Wings. However, don’t sleep on the potential that could be feeding the team from the college ranks.
The Hockey News recently released its ranking of the top 100 NCAA players, and six Red Wings draft picks cracked the top 75.
Fiesty Carter Mazur the reigning NCAA champion Denver Pioneers checks in at #20, with his Denver teammate, defenseman Shai Buium, slotting in at #33. In between them, forward Dylan James of North Dakota, a 2022 Detroit second-round pick, is at #27.
Congratulations to Carter Mazur (3g/1a in 2gp) for being named the Ice Breaker MVP and being joined on the All-Tournament Team by goalie Matt Davis (24 saves tonight). #GoPios pic.twitter.com/zkme3HcbVg
— Denver Hockey (@DU_Hockey) October 9, 2022
Mazur was recently named Ice Breaker Tournament MVP, netting three goals in two games as top-ranked Denver won the event.
A Red Wings pick who isn’t often discussed, Colgate goaltender Carter Gylander, comes in at #57. Forward Robert Mastrosimone (#62), who transferred from Boston to Arizona State in the offsason, and Miami forward Red Savage (#74) are other Red Wings draftees cracking the list.
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Boston: Forward Jack Studnicka has won a spot with the Bruins out of preseason. Boston Bruins
Montreal: The Canadiens were claiming defenseman Jonathan Kovacecvic on waivers from the Winnipeg Jets. Montreal Canadiens
Calgary: The Flames are extending the contract of coach Darryl Sutter. Calgary Flames
Philadelphia: A past first-round draft pick, defenseman Cam York was sent to AHL Lehigh Valley by the Flyers. Philadelphia Flyers
Washington: Just two days after leaving the Washington-Detroit game following a hit into the boards from Red Wings forward Joe Veleno, TJ Oshie was back at practice for the Capitals. Washington Capitals
Islanders: His teammates are thrilled that forward Mathew Barzal is staying with the club long term following his recent contract extension
Florida: Panthers farmhand netminder Alex Lyon will be missing the first two Charlotte Checkers games of the AHL season. He used the wrong finger to tell Springfield fans they were #1 during last season’s Calder Cup finals. Florida Panthers
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Colorado: Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon is listing as day-to-day after tweaking something according to coach Jared Bednar. Colorado Avalanche
San Jose: While most NHL teams were still playing preseason games on the weekend, the Sharks are already 0-2 on the NHL regular season. San Jose Sharks
Vegas: Since the end of the 2019-20 season, a serious knee injury has limited Golden Knights defenseman Jake Bischoff to seven AHL games. Vegas Golden Knights
Dallas: It’s appearing that journeyman Scott Wedgewood has beaten out 2019 Stanley Cup hero Anton Khudobin for the backup goalie role with the Stars. Dallas Stars