Detroit Red Wings: Which Forwards Won't Make the Cut in Training Camp?

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Detroit Red Wings: Which Forwards Won't Make the Cut in Training Camp?
Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

While much of the offseason focus has been on the defense and who the Wings will acquire to replace Nick Lidstrom and Brad Stuart, they have amassed a large number of forwards as well.  In an interview with the Detroit Free Press, GM Ken Holland talked about how they have 16 forwards that are fighting for 14 spots.

Who makes the team will come down to training camp battles.  With the current stalemate in CBA negotiations, though, it is unknown if and what type of training camp there will be.  A shorter camp will certainly benefit the veterans who are known commodities.  If a deal is struck that will allow for a standard training camp to occur, then a few players might be able to fight their way onto the team.

We are just under a month to go until training camp opens on September 22.  Here is a breakdown of who will make the team.

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