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Mattias Brome Has A Shot At Cracking Detroit's Lineup

06/02/2020 at 8:27am EDT

from Ansar Khan of Mlive,

The Detroit Red Wings have not had much success recently with undrafted European free agents.

Steve Yzerman hopes Mattias Brome ends that trend.

The Red Wings signed Brome, a 6-foot, 183-pound left wing from Sweden, to a one-year entry-level contract in April.

“I like his hockey sense, I like his competitiveness,” Yzerman said. “He’s not a Henrik Zetterberg- or Pavel Datsyuk-type of finesse player, he’s a worker with some skills and can contribute and make plays and finish a little bit. We’ll see if that translates in the NHL.

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