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Ryan Sproul | Defenseman

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (21) / 1/13/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 185
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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. May 9 - 8:39 AM

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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.
Apr 13 - 10:31 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.
Feb 26 - 2:52 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.
Feb 25 - 2:38 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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Stephen Weiss
3Darren Helm
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Daniel Cleary
4Drew Miller
5Teemu Pulkkinen
RW1Johan Franzen
2Gustav Nyquist
3Justin Abdelkader
4Tomas Jurco
5Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Dan DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Brendan Smith
5Kyle Quincey
6Jakub Kindl
7Brian Lashoff
8Ryan Sproul
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson