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Detroit Red Wings: From the Classroom to the NHL

The Detroit Red Wings announced today that both Ryan Kuffner and Taro Hirose will be joining the NHL club as soon as the arrive in Detroit. Ken Holland’s plan of adding them to the roster right away is so that each guy can get some NHL experience before the season is over so that they can have a big summer and know what they need to work on so they can compete for roster spots come September in training camp.

Ryan Kuffner

Kuffner is a 6’1″, 195lbs left winger scored 22 goals and 22 assists in just 31 games for Princeton this season.