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The Daily: Dominating performance for Red Wings pick Kasper in Rogle win; Horvat to Islanders?

Kasper collects three points in Rogle victory



Marco Kasper, Detroit Red WIngs
Red Wings top draft pick Marco Kasper was collecting three points in Rogle's Sunday victory.

Detroit Red Wings 2022 first-round draft pick Marco Kasper was leading the way with a spectacular performance as Rogle fought to a third straight SHL victory on Sunday. During a 5-4 shootout win over Oskarshamn, Kasper was scoring one goal and setting up two others.

Along with his three-point game, the center who was Detroit’s eigth overall selection in the 2022 NHL entry draft was also winning 63.16% of his faceoffs. As well, Kasper was skating a career-high 21:39, the most ice time of any Rogle forward.

Defenseman William Wallinder, Detroit’s 32nd overall pick in 2020, also drew an assist in the win, while skating a team-high 25:59.

Griffins Drop Close One To Wild

The Grand Rapids Griffins fell 2-1 in a shootout to the Iowa Wild in an AHL game on Monday. Austin Czarnik was scoring the lone goal for GR.

Alex Chiasson and Cross Hanas drew the assists on Czarnik’s goal. Hanas has three points in his last four games (1-2–3) and has made the scoresheet in back-to-back games.

The Griffins were recalling forward Drew Worrad from the ECHL Toledo Walleye.

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Red Wings Next Game

Detroit gets right back at it following Monday afternoon’s 6-3 setback at Colorado. The Red Wings are at Mullett Arena to face the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night (9 p.m. ET). Detroit is 1-3-1 in the last five games against the Coyotes.

Hockey Now Network

Pittsburgh: Defenseman Jan Rutta was a late scratch as the Pittsburgh Penguins were facing the Anaheim Ducks.

Boston: Forward Nick Foligno was advising his young son not to watch his hot mic moment during Monday’s Boston Bruins game.

Islanders: The New York Islanders have been checking in with the Vancouver Canucks on what the price would be for C Bo Horvat.

Philadelphia: Former enforcer Gino Odjick, who played for several NHL teams including the Philadelphia Flyers, died Sunday at 52 from a rare heart condition.

Washington: Watch Tom Wilson scoring his first goal for the Washington Capitals since returning from ACL surgery.

Montreal: Are the Montreal Canadiens working a trade to send C Sean Monahan to the Colorado Avalanche?

Florida: Unlike the Miami Dolphins, the Florida Panthers are leaving Buffalo with a victory.

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Colorado: After putting a 6-3 beat down on the Red Wings, the Colorado Avalanche look to be getting their mojo back.

Vegas: On his return with the Dallas Stars, coach Peter DeBoer was recalling his favorite game with the Vegas Golden Knights being a loss.

San Jose: Owen Nolan and current GM Mike Grier will be among the former San Jose Sharks skating in a legends game prior to the Feb. 24 retiring of Patrick Marleau’s jersey.

Calgary: With a point in 14 of the last 17 games, the so-called loser point in OT and the shootout is keeping the Calgary Flames in the playoff hunt.