Top 5 Detroit Red Wings Prospects (Video)

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Ryan Sproul

Age: 21

Drafted: 2011 2nd round #55 overall

Current team: Grand Rapids Griffins

Of everyone on this list Ryan Sproul is most likely to see legitimate playing time with the Detroit Red Wings.

The defenseman scored 11 goals along with 21 assists last season with the Griffins.

Dut to this scoring ability, he is considered a playmaker for his team, something that not all defensemen in the league can do.

Sproul has experienced injuries throughout his time playing hockey, as he mentions in the video above, including breaking his jaw, yet he doesn’t seem to get hurt consistently so that is a plus.