Breaking down the Detroit Red Wings opening night roster for 2023-24

Octopus Thrower

The Detroit Red Wings are finally ready for the 2023-24 season. The sticks are taped, the blades are sharpened, and the Red Wings are ready to go out and hit the ice. After a lengthy pre-season camp and a slate of games, the team has trimmed their roster.

The Detroit Red Wings announced their final 23-man roster as they get ready to head into battle on their 82-game slate this regular season. There were a couple of surprises and positional battles that shaped out to be an interesting fight.

But the Red Wings had to make some tough choices, and they opted to finalize their roster, send some players to the minors, and shift some back to juniors. For Detroit, this year’s roster is a step up from last year’s and is a good showing of the strides that Steve Yzerman has taken.

For Detroit, it’s been a long road and a rebuild that has been tasking on the fanbase, but the team hopes they can continue to cross over the top of the hill. Even if Steve Yzerman claims this is not the year the team will compete, the Red Wings are trying to prove they’ve made some serious strides.

Detroit Red Wings announce roster for opening night.

With all that in mind, let’s dive into each positional group and talk through some of the names who made the cut for the Red Wings opening night roster ahead of 2023-24. For those looking for the official roster, as announced, here’s the Red Wings document they released & the website release they paired with it.

Articles You May Like

Red Wings Mailbag: Free Agency, Trades, Draft Targets & More
The Grind Line: Red Wings’ Top Priority of 2024 Offseason
Red Wings 2024 First Round Draft Targets: 5 Forwards
Red Wings News & Rumors: Necas, Draft Pick Value, Free Agency & More
Blue Jackets’ 3 Potential Trade Destinations for Patrik Laine

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *