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Ryan Sproul | Defenseman | #62

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/13/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 211
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (55) / DET

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Detroit GM Ken Holland isn't sure if Ryan Sproul (knee) will be ready for the start of the season.
Holland expects Jonathan Ericsson (wrist), Tomas Tatar (shoulder) and Luke Glendening (ankle) to be available for the season opener on Oct. 5, but he wasn't certain about Sproul's status. He missed the last 19 games of the 2016-17 campaign due to an ACL injury. Detroit will need a replacement for the seventh defense spot if Sproul isn't ready to play. Aug 7 - 3:31 PM

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The Red Wings placed Ryan Sproul (knee) on injured reserve.

He has already been ruled out for the remainder of the season. Sproul posted a goal and seven points with 12 hits and 14 blocks, while averaging 15:09 of ice time per game over 27 games.
Mar 21 - 2:19 PM

It still hasn't been determined if Ryan Sproul will need surgery on his injured knee.

If he doesn't need the procedure to repair a partial tear in his left ACL then he should be ready for start of next season. Sproul skated in 27 games with the Red Wings in 2016-17.
Mar 20 - 4:55 PM

Ryan Sproul will miss the rest of the regular season because of an ACL injury.

He will be re-evaluated in two weeks to determine if he needs surgery or rehab. Sproul was injured Saturday against Edmonton. He will finish the year with seven points in 27 contests.
Mar 7 - 1:58 PM

Ryan Sproul (knee) isn't expected to play in the next two games.

He sustained what is believed to be a sprained knee on Saturday against Edmonton. Sproul went back to Detroit to be evaluated further, so it's unclear what his timetable looks like at this point.
Mar 6 - 10:31 AM

Ryan Sproul left Saturday night's game in the second period with an apparent left knee injury.

He was blasted by the Oilers' Matt Hendricks and went flying into the Red Wings' bench and then a few minutes later got tangled up around the Detroit net. Sproul will be re-evaluated Sunday, but for now consider him day-to-day.
Mar 5 - 8:57 AM

Ryan Sproul will tag in for Xavier Ouellet against the Capitals on Thursday.

The rookie defender has posted six points along with 11 blocks in 21 games this season, his rookie campaign.
Feb 9 - 1:56 PM

Ryan Sproul will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Sproul has been scratched in every game since Jan. 10. The 23-year-old has one goal and five assists in 21 games this season. Steve Ott will join him in the press box tonight.
Feb 7 - 7:48 PM

Ryan Sproul and Tomas Jurco will be scratched against the Islanders on Friday.

The rookie Sproul has posted six points along with eight hits and 11 blocks in 21 games thus far. Jurco meanwhile is still searching for his first points of the season through 13 games.
Source: Dave Hogg
Feb 3 - 6:25 PM

Ryan Sproul will play Thursday against the Kings.

Through the first 19 games of his career, Sproul has posted six points with not much else to his credit. Which unfortunately indicates his general value in fantasy.
Jan 5 - 8:39 PM

Ryan Sproul is a good bet to return to the lineup Thursday night.

Brendan Smith and Niklas Kronwall suffered lower-body injuries Wednesday, so Sproul should get back into the lineup. He has been scratched for the last four contests.
Jan 5 - 8:21 AM

Unfortunately Ryan Sproul will be scratched from Sunday's Centennial Classic against the Maple Leafs.

Someone was going to be sitting out, unfortunately it's him. Through 18 games of Sproul's rookie season he has posted six points with little else to his credit fantasy-wise.
Jan 1 - 3:06 PM

Ryan Sproul will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against Arizona.

This is Sproul's fifth consecutive game as a healthy scratch. The 23-year-old has one goal and four assists in 14 games this season. Depth forward Drew Miller will also watch the game from the press box.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 07:32:00 PM

Ryan Sproul scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Sproul got into the lineup because the Wings decided to give Niklas Kronwall some rest. The goal was the first of his career. Sproul did all his damage in the third period, as he cut Tampa's lead to 3-2. He also helped set up Henrik Zetterberg's game-tying goal. Both his points came on the power play. The 23-year-old has four points in six games in 2016-17.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 11:25:00 PM

Ryan Sproul will be a healthy scratch when the Red Wings visit the Philadelphia Flyers Wednesday

Xavier Ouellet will draw in over the the Mississauga, Ontario native earned two assists in five games, averaging 15:14 time on ice. Tonight's scratch will mark consecutive games in a suit after dressing for five straight. He was a scratch for the first four games of the season as well.
Source: Ansar Khan
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 07:32:00 PM

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C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Dylan Larkin
3Frans Nielsen
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Tomas Tatar
2Anthony Mantha
3Darren Helm
4Tyler Bertuzzi
5Matt Lorito
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Andreas Athanasiou
3Justin Abdelkader
4Evgeny Svechnikov
5Martin Frk
6Johan Franzen
D1Mike Green
2Danny DeKeyser
3Trevor Daley
4Xavier Ouellet
5Jonathan Ericsson
6Niklas Kronwall
7Ryan Sproul
8Nick Jensen
9Luke Witkowski
G1Jimmy Howard
2Petr Mrazek
3Jared Coreau