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Xavier Ouellet | Defenseman | #61

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (22) / 7/29/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (48) / DET
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The Detroit Red Wings have sent Xavier Ouellet to AHL Grand Rapids.
Ouellet will help the Griffins in their playoff run. He had an assist in five games with Detroit during the regular season. Apr 21 - 4:50 PM

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Xavier Ouellet has been summoned from the minors.

He suited up in just five games for the Red Wings this season, while skating in 61 contests with Grand Rapids of the AHL.
Apr 20 - 11:25 AM

Xavier Ouellet has been assigned to the minors.

The Red Wings will likely get Jonathan Ericsson back from injury on Saturday, so Ouellet has been returned to the AHL. Ouellet has one assist in five games with Detroit this year and he has 17 points in 38 contests with Grand Rapids.
Feb 24 - 5:41 PM

Xavier Ouellet will pair with Alex Marchenko in Sunday's match with Boston.

Ouellet tags in for Jonathan Ericsson who is sidelined with an injury. The 22-year-old Ouellet has just three points in 22 career NHL games, but has already matched his career high of 17 points set in 70 games two seasons ago in 38 games this campaign.

The Detroit Red Wings have recalled Xavier Ouellet from the AHL.

The call up was necessary because Jonathan Ericsson is questionable for tomorrow's game against the Boston Bruins. The 22-year-old has yet to play in an NHL game this season, but he does have two goals and three points in 25 games over the last two seasons.
Feb 13 - 5:58 PM

Xavier Ouellet has been sent to the minors.

Ouellet was summoned on Sunday and didn't end up playing with Detroit. He has two goals and 12 points in 25 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 12:33:00 PM

Coach Jeff Blashill is confident that Xavier Ouellet has a future with the Red Wings.

"I have lots of belief in X," Blashill said. "I think I know X as a player and what X can do. I think X is right there with a lot of D in this room. He is a very good player. When he will get his opportunity, time will tell that. But he'll get an opportunity at some point, whether it's this year or in the future, and he'll be a real good NHL player." Ouellet hasn't dressed for Detroit in 2015-16, but he signed a one-year deal with the team on Nov. 16 and has to clear waivers to be sent down next season. That probably means that he'll be in the NHL.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 08:00:00 AM

Xavier Ouellet and Tomas Nosek will be scratched from Tuesday's match with New Jersey.

The pair of youngsters are as full of potential as they are familiar with now-Detroit bench boss Jeff Blashill. However it's tough to accumulate value from the stands.
Source: Paul Harris
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 07:06:00 PM

The Red Wings recalled Xavier Ouellet from AHL Grand Rapids.

The 25-year-old defender has posted just three points in 25 career NHL games, which is about a 75% drop off from his rates in the AHL. Suggesting he's probably not much of a fantasy asset for you.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 05:38:00 PM

Xavier Ouellet has inked a one-year contract extension with the Red Wings.

He has played in 25 games with Detroit over the last two seasons. Ouellet hasn't been able to stay in the NHL, but that could change next year when he would have to clear waivers to be assigned to the AHL.
Mon, Nov 16, 2015 04:03:00 PM

The Detroit Red Wings have sent Xavier Ouellet to the minors.

Ouellet had two goals and three points in 21 games with Detroit last season. He also recorded 16 points in 52 AHL contests.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015 02:28:00 PM

Xavier Ouellet got into his first exhibition game Monday night after returning from an upper-body injury.

The Red Wings already have seven defensemen on the roster, so Ouellet is expected to start the year in the minors. He can also still be sent down without having to clear waivers. Ouellet is still waiting for his chance to crack Detroit's roster. He has skated in 25 regular season games in his NHL career and he has one playoff appearance as well.
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 10:51:00 AM

Xavier Ouellet is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Ouellet is regarded as being day-to-day. He's not a great bet to make the Red Wings out of training camp, but it wouldn't be surprising to see him with Detroit at some point this season.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 01:06:00 PM

Xavier Ouellet has been assigned to Grand Rapids of the AHL.

The 21-year-old has been steady in his short time with the Wings this season. He has two goals, three points and a plus-4 rating in 21 games this season.
Sun, Feb 8, 2015 11:43:00 AM

Look for defenseman Xavier Ouellet to be a healthy scratch against Phoenix Saturday night.

The Wings continue to be fascinated with rookie rearguard Alexey Marchenko, who will remain in the lineup at the expense of Ouellet.
Sat, Feb 7, 2015 10:00:00 AM

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