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NHL: Preseason-Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Blackhawks Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

In Red Wings Land

Rasmussen looking to make big impact with Red Wings -
The big dot com profiles Rasmussen's positive attitude and the Wings's expectations of him:

"We're excited and our fans should be excited," Red Wings director of player development Shawn Horcoff said. "We can't expect a 19-year-old to dominate the League, but as long as we keep him moving in the right direction we could have a good player here."

Around the League

NHL prospect rankings: Top 50 players in NHL pipelines for 2018-19 - The Sporting News

If you’re like me and skip all the intro to get right to the rankings, you’ll likely be surprised that Andrei Svechnikov ranks above Rasmus Dahlin and instantly think the list is bad because of that. In all honesty, even after reading the explanation for why that is, I wouldn’t hold it against anybody who still wants to think that, but it’s an interesting look and I like that the Wings have one of the top ten and two overall here.