24-Year-Old Defenseman – Detroit Red Wings
Ryan Sproul Contract Information:
Signed a two-year contract extension with the Red Wings in September of 2016. Deal is worth $600,000 in the NHL and $100,000 in the minors for 2016-17, and $650,000 in 2017-18.
Sproul (knee) will make his preseason debut Monday against Pittsburgh, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Sproul had a stellar season in Grand Rapids in 2013-14, picking up 32 points in 72 games. While Detroit's blue line situation is fairly set, Sproul will at least get a hard look in the fall and will be one of the first call-ups if he doesn't make the team.
Sproul spent much of the 2012-13 season in the OHL and needs another year or two in the minors to gain some experience.