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Ryan Sproul | Defenseman | #48

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/13/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 206
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (55) / DET
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Ryan Sproul and Nick Jensen may be in the mix for a roster spot next year on Detroit.
They both would have to clear waivers to be sent down to the minors, so they should get long looks at training camp. Sproul has only one game of NHL experience, but he played very well for Grand Rapids in 2015-16. He notched 12 goals and 35 points in 75 games during the regular season and he added nine points in nine matches during the playoffs. May 17 - 10:06 AM

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Ryan Sproul is still out with a sore left shoulder.

The 21-year-old blueliner is considered day-to-day. Sproul is projected to get a long look at training camp for a potential roster spot, but he'll have get healthy first.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 09:23:00 AM

Ryan Sproul may be able to crack Detroit's roster next season.

The 21-year-old blueliner stands 6-foot-3, weighs nearly 200 pounds and he shoots right. The Wings don't have any right-handed defensemen on their team and one of their off-season goals was to address that need. Sproul recorded 11 goals and 32 points in 72 games with AHL Grand Rapids this season and he appeared in one contest with Detroit.
Fri, May 9, 2014 08:39:00 AM

Ryan Sproul has been summoned by the Detroit Red Wings.

Sproul might make his NHL debut on Sunday. He has 31 points and 49 penalty minutes in 71 AHL contests in 2013-14.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 10:31:00 AM

Ryan Sproul has been sent down to the minors.

Sproul spent just one day with Detroit. He has 24 points and 32 penalty minutes in 53 AHL contests.
Wed, Feb 26, 2014 02:52:00 PM

Ryan Sproul has been called up by the Detroit Red Wings.

Sproul has eight goals and 16 assists in 53 games with the AHL Grand Rapids Griffins this season. He was taken in the second round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Tue, Feb 25, 2014 02:38:00 PM

Ryan Sproul had a goal in Sault Ste. Marie's 2-1 victory versus Owen Sound on Saturday night.

Sproul was a second-round pick of the Red Wings in 2011. The rearguard has 17 points in 13 games.
Sat, Dec 1, 2012 11:30:00 PM

Ryan Sproul had a goal and an assist in Sault Ste. Marie's 4-3 overtime victory versus Saginaw.

Sproul was a second-round selection of Detroit's in the 2011 draft. He has 11 points in eight games in the AHL this year.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 10:07:00 PM

Ryan Sproul will probably spend the 2012-13 campaign in the OHL.

That being said, Detroit does seem happy with his progress. "Real good size, good range and had a good year last year," Red Wings assistant GM Jim Nill said. "Just needs to keep developing the way he is." Sproul is hoping to make the playoffs with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds next season.
Sat, Jul 21, 2012 10:12:00 AM

The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Ryan Sproul to an entry level deal.

The second round pick had 23 goals and 54 points for the Soo Greyhounds of the OHL. It will be a few years before Sproul is ready to take on a regular role with Detroit as the Red Wings like to give their prospects plenty of seasoning in the minors.
Mon, Mar 26, 2012 10:01:00 AM

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