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Videos- After The Prospects Game

Hear from Lucas Raymond and below find Jared McIsaac, coach Ben Simon and a very short video of the Detroit's five goals.


Jared McIsaac



Ben Simon




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from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press,

Lucas Raymond smiled. “The Russian?” he said.

The Detroit Red Wings have had great success importing Russians, and the latest candidate is Kirill Tyutyayev. He was among the highlights as the Wings took their first game of the prospects tournament, 5-4, against counterparts from the Dallas Stars on Thursday in Traverse City.

“He’s a beauty,” Raymond said. “He’s great. Great guy off the ice, and two really, really nice goals today. I’m happy for him.”

Tyutyayev (pronounced Tu-tai-yev) is a long shot from general manager Steve Yzerman’s first draft in charge of the Wings, selected in the seventh round at No. 190 overall


Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 09/17/21 at 06:16 AM ET


Horcoff said he was going to surprise people at camp

Posted by SevensForTed on 09/17/21 at 06:21 AM ET

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from Ansar Khan of Mlive,

Kirill Tyutyayev is listed at 146 pounds, remarkably light for a player poised to start his AHL career this season with the Grand Rapids Griffins.

Is he really that small?

“I’m not sure,” Griffins coach Ben Simon said. “If he is, he certainly plays bigger.”

That was the case Thursday, when Tyutyayev scored two goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Dallas Stars 5-4 in their first game of the NHL Prospects Tournament at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City.


Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 09/17/21 at 06:22 AM ET

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FYI, tyutyayev is, at this stage, unsigned

Posted by ilovehomers on 09/17/21 at 07:27 AM ET

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Several good individual performances (Tyutyayev, Raymond, Berggren), but the defense struggled throughout in their own end and the system continues to show its weakness.  Wandering goal aside, Brattstrom was by far the best player on the ice, and a bit of surprise how athletic he is.

Veleno definitely looks stronger against lesser competition, but he continues to try to do too much with the puck.  He just strikes me as a player with grinder skills, but all-star dreams.  Still defensively sound and a hard worker.

Posted by Hootinani on 09/17/21 at 08:45 AM ET


1st game in quite a while for a lot of these guys and first time on NA sheets for others.  I put about 0 stock into majority of that game.  It was just a fun watch.

Posted by ThatGuy on 09/17/21 at 10:53 AM ET


FYI, tyutyayev is, at this stage, unsigned

I thought he had a contract with Grand Rapids for the upcoming season?

Posted by beantownredwings on 09/17/21 at 10:55 AM ET

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Posted by beantownredwings on 09/17/21 at 10:55 AM ET

You are correct. And I could be wrong on all of this, but he hasn’t signed a contract with Detroit.

Per: https://www.eliteprospects.com/player/398223/kirill-tyutyayev

Posted by ilovehomers on 09/17/21 at 11:11 AM ET


I was glad to see Jared McIsaac play the entire game and get a good look at him, but to be honest, I cringed every time he went into the corner with a Star on him, hoping he would not pop out his shoulder again.

Posted by exor54 on 09/17/21 at 11:14 AM ET

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Kevin Allen of Detroit Hockey Now ranks the goaltending in the Atlantic.

Tampa #1, Montreal #2…

3. Spencer Knight/Sergei Bobrovsky, Florida Panthers
The Panthers expect Knight to grab Florida’s net this season. If he’s not ready, two-time Vezina Trophy winner Bobrovsky is a very good Plan B.  Everyone dumps on Bob because he’s making $10 million. He hasn’t measured up to that salary in Florida. But he was 19-8-2 last season.

4. Alex Nedeljkovic/Thomas Greiss, Detroit Red Wings
The fourth, fifth and sixth spots could be considered a toss-up. The Red Wings, Maple Leafs and Bruins have tandems they really like. But there’s some uncertainty layered into all three of these teams. The Red Wings get the nod at No. 4 because Nedeljkovic (15-5-3, 1.90 goals-against average, .932 save percentage) is coming off an exceptional season. But he only played 23 games. Greiss (2.70, .912) was solid in the second half last season.

5. Jack Campbell/Petr Mrazek, Toronto Maple Leafs
The Maple Leafs Freddie Andersen to free agency and signed Petr Mrazek. Is that an upgrade? Perhaps it will be, but it might not. Mrazek played well enough in Carolina, keeping his team in games. But he had a strong defense in front of him. He will do to do more in Toronto.

more (paid)


Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 09/17/21 at 12:31 PM ET


Raymond looks like he is 14:)

Posted by VPalmer on 09/17/21 at 01:23 PM ET

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“He’s a beauty,” Raymond said. “He’s great. Great guy off the ice, and two really, really nice goals today. I’m happy for him.”

For a “star prospect” like Raymond to say something like that about Tyutyayev (a 7th round pick) says a lot about the kind of person he is. He definitely comes off as a team player.

Raymond looks like he is 14:)

Posted by VPalmer on 09/17/21

There was a point in the game when that line came off the ice after a particularly long shift. Both Raymond and Berggren were gassed as they sat hunched over between a poised Veleno. Honestly, Joe looked like an old man sitting between two kids. And that calm demeanor bodes well for the kids if they do indeed end up being a season-long line in GR.

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 09/17/21 at 03:08 PM ET


Honestly, Joe looked like an old man sitting between two kids

2 kids and a goat line:)

Posted by VPalmer on 09/17/21 at 03:30 PM ET

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To me, Veleno looked like he took him linemates under his wing and the looked good.

Did notice Raymond dangling at the offensive blue line which caused an offside.  One of the instances where he thought was still playing on the big ice.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 09/17/21 at 03:33 PM ET

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Chase Pearson is this generation’s Ron Duguay.  Man’s got a head of hair that would not look out of place in the 70s and 80s.

Man, I’m old.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 09/17/21 at 03:52 PM ET

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I thought they would win easily after two periods, but Dallas dominated in the Third. Looking forward to Saturday. smile

Posted by bigfrog on 09/17/21 at 07:16 PM ET

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