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Team W-L-OTL Pts
52-24-6 110
47-20-15 109
46-26-10 102
45-29-8 98
41-32-9 91
39-37-6 84
37-41-4 78
30-36-16 76

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2023 Stats

Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
Time On Ice Per Game
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 25 43 -5 12:00 22

Top Daniel Sprong News

  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Two points against Habs

    Sprong scored a goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout win over the Canadiens.

    The journeyman winger produced his first multi-point performance since Jan. 4 in a must-win game for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to get them into the playoffs. Sprong wraps up his first campaign in Detroit with 18 goals and 43 points in 76 games, falling just short of the career-best numbers he posted last season for Seattle. The 27-year-old is set to hit the market as a free agent this summer.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Helper overshadowed by turnover

    Sprong earned an assist in Thursday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Penguins.

    Sprong earned a secondary assist in the second period, but it was his careless center-ice pass that resulted in a Jeff Carter interception and shorthanded tally to put the Penguins up 5-3 early in the third frame. Pittsburgh drafted Sprong in the second round (No. 46 overall) in 2015, and Detroit marks his sixth different deal with an NHL franchise. He's cashing out the balance of a one-year deal worth $2 million, and the Wings could end up letting him walk as an unrestricted free agent this summer. There's plenty to like about Sprong, a bottom-six contributor whose put up 17 goals and 24 assists through 73 games But the Wings are desperately fighting to get into the playoffs, and the team can ill-afford costly turnovers like the one Sprong had Thursday.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Goes top shelf in win

    Sprong found the back of the net in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Sabres.

    Sprong fired a snapshot from a sharp angle, with the puck traveling between Tyson Jost's legs and landing top shelf for Detroit's third goal of the contest. We wouldn't put too much stock in Sprong's status as a fourth-liner, as he is one of five Red Wings with 40 points or more this season. The 27-year-old is precisely at that level based on 17 goals and 23 assists through 66 games. But let's not forget that he has also been a factor on the power play, adding three goals and nine assists to the season ledger.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Does damage against former team

    Sprong supplied an even-strength goal in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Kraken.

    Sprong enjoyed a 46-point breakout campaign with Seattle last year, but with a running total consisting of 15 goals and 20 assists, the bottom-six contributor has a chance to top that mark in his debut season with the Wings. Staying healthy will be a key determining factor on whether Sprong can set the bar even higher offensively; so far, so good, as he's yet to miss a game in the 2023-24 campaign.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Reaches 20-assist mark

    Sprong logged a power-play assist, two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Tuesday's 8-4 loss to the Oilers.

    Sprong set up Joe Veleno's tally in the second period. Over his last 11 games, Sprong has racked up four goals and four assists, including three power-play points. His role with the man advantage continues to make up for his limited ice time at even strength. The winger has 34 points (10 on the power play) with 129 shots on net and a plus-2 rating over 52 appearances. He's on track to top his career high of 46 points from last season.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Nets game-winner vs. Lightning

    Sprong scored a goal on a team-leading six shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over Tampa Bay.

    Sprong collected a stretch pass from J.T. Compher before beating Andrei Vasilevskiy on a breakaway midway through the second period for the eventual game-winner in the Detroit victory. The 26-year-old Sprong has been on a nice run of late despite his bottom-six role -- he has eight points (three goals, five assists) and 27 shots over his last nine contests. He's up to 12 goals and 30 points through 46 games this season after posting a career-best 46 points last year with Seattle.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Picks up apple in victory

    Sprong collected an assist in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Kings.

    Sprong wasn't on the ice for long (9:32 TOI), but he still delivered the primary apple to Robby Fabbri as part of a four-goal run for the Wings in the second period. This has been a solid campaign for Sprong, as he's cashed in 10 goals, 17 assists and a plus-4 rating, despite averaging just 12:48 of ice time through 42 contests.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Finds twine Sunday

    Sprong scored a goal on four shots and added two PIM in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs.

    Sprong has two goals and four assists over six games to begin January, matching his output from the previous 13 contests. His tally Sunday tied the game at 2-2 in the third period. He's been solid with fourth-line minutes and power-play time this year, picking up 11 goals, 28 points, 101 shots on net and a plus-5 rating over 43 appearances.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Supplies two assists

    Sprong logged two assists and four shots on goal in Thursday's 4-3 shootout win over the Kings.

    Sprong has opened January with back-to-back two-point games. He has three goals and four helpers over his last seven contests. The 26-year-old continues to make the most out of limited ice time, playing most often on the Red Wings' fourth line. He's up to 26 points, 94 shots on net and a plus-4 rating through 39 appearances this season.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Makes impact on power play

    Sprong scored a goal on six shots and added an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Sharks.

    Both of Sprong's points came with the man advantage. He's earned five points over his last six outings, and he continues to be an effective power-play specialist while seeing even-strength minutes on the fourth line. Sprong is up to 10 goals, 24 points, 90 shots on net and a plus-3 rating through 38 appearances this season.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Motors way toward goal

    Sprong went top shelf for a goal in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Wild.

    Sprong seemed to surprise the Wild defense with his speed, as he opted to take the puck in all alone from center ice and put it past Filip Gustavsson. This was the ninth goal and 22nd point of the season for Sprong, who continues to be a viable fantasy option in deep leagues despite a fourth-line role.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Powers up in shootout win

    Sprong scored a power-play goal in Friday's 7-6 shootout win over the Flyers.

    Sprong made his lone shot count, perfectly deflecting a Moritz Seider attempt for his eighth goal of the season. Sprong continues to be a sneaky source of offensive production, as he's up to 20 points, including one goal and four helpers on the power play, through 33 games.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Tallies in Monday's loss

    Sprong scored a goal on four shots in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Stars.

    With the Red Wings losing forwards at an alarming rate, Sprong moved up to the third line for this contest. He's been steady lately with two goals and three assists over his last six outings. The 26-year-old winger is up to seven tallies, 18 points, 67 shots on net and a plus-6 rating through 27 outings. That's a season-long pace of 54 points, which would surpass the career-best 46-point campaign he produced in 2022-23 with the Kraken.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Two points in OT thriller

    Sprong supplied a 5-on-5 goal and a power-play assist in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Canadiens.

    Sprong has been incredibly efficient in a bottom-six role, as evidenced by him collecting six goals and 10 assists through 23 games. Fantasy managers shouldn't lose sight of the fact that the sneaky utility winger is averaging 1:59 of ice time on the power play, during which he's collected four helpers. Best of all, Sprong is on pace to eclipse the career-high 46 points that he supplied for the young Kraken franchise last season.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Multi-point night in win Wednesday

    Sprong dished out two assists, one on the power play, to go with five shots in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Devils.

    After lighting the lamp in Sweden the last time the Red Wings laced up the skates, Sprong stayed hot in the team's return to the states. This was Sprong's first multi-point game of the season, and it raised his season point total to 12 through 18 games. Sprong's proving that last season's 46-point breakout in Seattle, which doubled his previous career high, was no fluke.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Converts penalty shot in Sweden

    Sprong scored on a penalty shot in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Maple Leafs as part of the Global Series in Sweden.

    The penalty shot followed a ruling that Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly covered the puck in the crease. According to Dave McCarthy of, Sprong is now in the books as the first player to score a goal on a penalty shot in a regular-season contest outside of North America. The crafty winger is firmly entrenched in the bottom-six group, but he's managed five goals and five assists through 17 games.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Nets third goal of 2023-24

    Sprong collected a goal in a 4-3 overtime win over the Islanders on Monday.

    Sprong has been held off the scoresheet just once over his last six contests, bringing him up to three markers and seven points in 10 outings this year. Those offensive numbers are impressive when measured against his average of 13:33 of ice time over his first nine games this year, though Sprong did see that jump to 17:10 during the Red Wings' latest victory. If the 26-year-old continues to be leaned on like he was Monday, then he might challenge his career highs of 21 goals and 46 points. It remains to be seen if Sprong's heavy use was just an anomaly though, so it'll be worth keeping an eye on him over the next few games.

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  • Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Manages assist Sunday

    Sprong recorded an assist in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Flames.

    Sprong has picked up a helper in each of the last two contests. The winger is up to four points through six games this season while handling a third-line role at even strength. He has added 13 shots on net, four PIM and a plus-4 rating. Sprong's coming off a 46-point effort in 66 games for the Kraken last year, and it appears he'll be a key depth scorer in his first year with the Red Wings.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 193 lbs
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Age: 27
Experience: 7
Shoots: Right