Detroit Red Wings Links: Final Farewell to the Joe and Prospect Rankings

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The third installment of the Final Farewell to the Joe series and more in the links.

After two well-done video installments, the third video of the Final Farewell to the Joe series focuses on the fans thoughts about the Joe and what it means to them. Definitely worth the watch.

Prospect News

The Detroit News released their Red Wings prospect rankings. That can be found here. looks at a critical upcoming collegiate season for prospect David Pope at the University of Nebraska-Ohama.

In other prospect news, 2017 first round draft pick, Michael Rasmussen, was added to the roster for Canada for the upcoming World Junior Summer Showcase. This will be a great opportunity for Red Wings fans to see Rasmussen play live. The tournament gets underway on Saturday at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan.

Beta Ratings

If you’re going to be an NHL 18 player then check out the initial ratings for the Red Wings players here.

Griffins Signing

The Grand Rapids Griffins made a transaction on Thursday as they inked goalie Pat Nagle to a one-year deal.

Nagle has spent the past two seasons playing for the Fort Wayne Comets in the ECHL. He was a brief member of the Griffins in the 2014-15 season. The 29-year-old played for Ferris State during his college career and is a native of Bloomfield, Michigan.

More on Tatar

Defenseman Danny DeKeyser told the Detroit Free Press he was happy to see the organization re-sign forward Tomas Tatar. The full article can be found here.

The Red and White Authority podcast talks with Dylan Larkin. Listen here.

Around the League

Connor McDavid expresses his disappointment with the National Hockey League’s decision to not participate in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.  The full article is here.

Ryan Spooner signed a one-year deal with the Boston Bruins.

Andrei Markov will not return to the Montreal Canadiens this season after spending his entire career with the organization.