In Red Wings Land
► Albert Johansson, defenseman, Farjestad (Sweden): The 2019 second-round pick played for one of the Sweden’s best teams and was getting plenty of ice time, ending things with five points in his final four games.
The speculation that the Wings might be getting a steal with Johansson, considering where they selected him, appears to be correct.
“He really did (have a good season),” Horcoff said. “We’re very happy to get him where we did in the draft. He’s such a great, elite skater. As the season went on, he flourished with more ice time.”
The Red Wings need all the steals they can get.
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