Red Wings’ development camp set for July 10-15 in Traverse City; Helm to participate

Darren Helm will participate in the Red Wings' development camp this year. (Photos by Tom Turrill/MiHockey)

By Michael Caples -

The Red Wings’ annual development camp for their drafted players and invited prospects will be held at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City from July 10-15.

The six-day camp currently features a roster of 21 players (see full list below). Notable names include OHL defenseman of the year Ryan Sproul, QMJHL first-team all-star Xavier Ouellet, WCHA defenseman of the year Nick Jensen, Memorial Cup champ Martin Frk, and former University of Michigan captain and Calder Cup champion Luke Glendening.

The Wings also announced that Darren Helm will participate in the camp to prepare for the 2013-14 season. Helm played in one game of the 2012-13 season due to back problems.

2013 Detroit Red Wings Development Camp Schedule

Wednesday, July 10 (Admission: FREE)
12 – 12:50 p.m. – on-ice workout (Lidstrom Group)
1 – 1:50 p.m. – on-ice workout (Yzerman Group)

Thursday, July 11 (Admission: $5)
8 – 9:45 a.m. – off-ice workout (Yzerman Group)
8 – 10 a.m. – on-ice skill development/power skating/practice (Lidstrom Group)
2 – 3:45 p.m. – off-ice workout (Lidstrom Group)
2 – 4 p.m. – on-ice skill development/power skating/practice (Yzerman Group)

Friday, July 12 (Admission: $5)
5 – 7 p.m. – scrimmage

Saturday, July 13
Day off – no on-ice or off-ice workouts scheduled

Sunday, July 14 (Admission: $5)
8 – 9:45 a.m. – off-ice workout (Lidstrom Group)
8 – 10 a.m. – on-ice skill development/power skating/practice (Yzerman Group)
2 – 3:45 p.m. – off-ice workout (Yzerman Group)
2 – 4 p.m. – on-ice skill development/power skating/practice (Lidstrom Group)

Monday, July 15 (Admission: $5)
8:30 – 9:45 a.m. – off-ice workout (Yzerman Group)
8:30 – 10:15 a.m. – on-ice skill development/power skating/practice (Lidstrom Group)
10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – on-ice skill development/power skating/practice (Yzerman Group)
10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. – off-ice workout (Lidstrom Group)
2013 Detroit Red Wings Development Camp Roster
*Additions will be made to the roster following the 2013 NHL draft

Player Position 2012-13 Team Acquired
Darren Helm F Detroit (NHL) 2005 5th Rd. (132nd overall)
Luke Glendening F Grand Rapids (AHL) Signed as a free agent
Andreas Athanasiou F Barrie (OHL) 2012 4th Rd. (110th overall)
Rasmus Bodin F HV71 Jr. (SJEL) 2012 7th Rd. (200th overall)
Philippe Hudon F Victoriaville (QMJHL) 2011 5th Rd. (145th overall)
Martin Frk F Halifax (QMJHL) 2012 2nd Rd. (49th overall)
Calle Jarnkrok F Brynas IF (SEL) 2010 2nd Rd. (51st overall)
Marek Tvrdon F Vancouver (WHL) 2011 4th Rd. (115th overall)
Mikhail Plotnikov F Indiana (USHL) Camp Invite
Michael Babcock F Catholic Central (MHSAA) Camp Invite
Dean Chelios F Michigan State (CCHA) Camp Invite
Xavier Ouellet D Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) 2011 2nd Rd. (48th overall)
Ryan Sproul D Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) 2011 2nd Rd. (55th overall)
Mattias Backman D Linkoping HC (SEL) 2011 5th Rd. (146th overall)
James de Haas D Penticton (BCHL) 2012 6th Rd. (170th overall)
Nick Jensen D St. Cloud State (WCHA) 2009 5th Rd. (150th overall)
Ben Marshall D Minnesota (WCHA) 2010 7th Rd. (201st overall)
Alexei Marchenko D CSKA Moscow (KHL) 2011 7th Rd. (205th overall)
Richard Nedomlel D Swift Current (WHL) 2011 6th Rd. (175th overall)
Ildar Telyakov D HC VMF (VHL) Camp Invite
Jake Paterson G Saginaw (OHL) 2012 3rd Rd. (80th overall)