Yesterday it was the goalies, today the defensemen.
from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,
Stats: 49 games, no goals, three assists
Outlook: Expected to be a depth defenseman after being acquired in October, Biega impressed enough to sign a one-year extension and could be in the starting lineup next season.
Stats: 53 games, three goals, 14 assists
Outlook: There’s been flashes of production and potential, but there just hasn’t been the consistency to show Bowey, who will turn 25 on April 22, is a building block going forward.
Stats: 36 games, two goals, six assists
Outlook: Cholowski is only 22 and it’s way too early for any definitive predictions. But the 2016 first-round pick has struggled to gain a foothold in the NHL and hasn’t overwhelmed in Grand Rapids. He needs to show improvement next season.