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Detroit Red Wings 1986 Training Camp Roster

1986 Training Camp Notes
After finishing with the NHL's worst record, the Wings opened camp with a new coach Jacques Demers, and several new players including the No. 1 overall draft choice Joe Murphy. There were five players in camp as try-outs among the 56 present, but none earned a contract.
# Pos Player HT WT D.O.B. 1985-86 Club GP G A PTS PIM 1986-87 Club Draft Notes
17 LW Gerard Gallant 5'11 185 9/2/63 Detroit (NHL) 52 20 19 39 109 Detroit (NHL) 1981 draft 6th rnd, 107th
24 LW Bob Probert 6'3 208 6/5/65 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
32
44
12
8
15
13
27
21
152
186
Detroit (NHL) 1983 draft 3rd rnd, 46th
25 LW John Ogrodnick 6' 189 6/20/59 Detroit (NHL) 76 38 32 70 18 Detroit (NHL) 1979 draft 4th rnd, 66th
35 LW Warren Young 6'3 195 1/11/56 Detroit (NHL) 79 22 24 46 161 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 10/2/86 Free Agent 1985
85 LW Petr Klima 6' 190 12/23/64 Detroit (NHL) 74 32 24 56 16 Detroit (NHL) 1983 draft 5th rnd, 88th
LW Basil McRae 6'2 205 1/5/61 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
69
4
22
0
30
0
52
0
259
5
Detroit (NHL) Free Agent 1985
LW Bobby Simpson 6' 185 11/17/56 Salt Lake (IHL) 74 6 38 44 37 Released from Tryout Camp Tryout 1986
LW Dale Krentz 5'11 187 12/19/61 Adirondack (AHL) 79 19 27 46 27 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 Free Agent 1985
LW Dave Donnelly 5'11 185 2/2/62 Boston (NHL) 8 0 0 0 17 Did not Attend Camp, Signed with Chicago (NHL) Bos 3/86
LW * Dave Waldie 6' 185 4/8/65 Portland (WHL) 72 68 58 126 63 Did not Attend Camp, Tryout with Hartford (NHL) Camp Tryout 1986
8 RW Ray Staszak 6' 200 12/1/62 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
26
4
13
0
8
1
21
1
41
7
Injured - Did Not Play Free Agent 1985
14 RW Doug Shedden 6'0 185 4/26/61 Pittsburgh/Detroit (NHL) 78 34 37 71 34 Detroit (NHL)/Adirondack (AHL) Pit 3/11/86
15 RW Chris Cichocki 5'10 185 9/17/63 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
9
59
4
10
4
11
8
21
6
21
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 10/2/86 Free Agent 1985
20 RW Tim Higgins 6'1 185 2/7/58 New Jersey (NHL) 59 9 17 26 47 Detroit (NHL) NJ 6/25/86
26 RW Joey Kocur 6'1 204 12/21/64 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
9
59
6
9
2
6
8
15
34
377
Detroit (NHL) 1983 draft 5th rnd, 91st
15 RW * Brent Fedyk 6' 180 3/3/67 Regina (WHL) 50 43 34 77 47 Returned to Jrs 9/30/86 1985 draft 1st rnd, 8th
RW * Guy Phillips 6' 185 2/13/66 Medicine Hat (WHL) 72 38 55 93 66 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 Camp Tryout 1986
RW Thomas Bjuhr 6'1 207 2/28/66 AIK Solna (SEL) 14 0 1 1 8 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 1985 draft 7th rnd, 134th
10 C * Joe Murphy 6'1 190 10/16/67 MSU (NCAA)
Canadian Natl Team
35
8
24
3
37
3
61
6
50
2
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 10/2/86 1986 1st rnd, 1st
11 C Shawn Burr 6'0 180 7/1/66 Detroit (NHL)
Kitchener (OHL)
Adirondack (AHL)
5
59
3
1
60
2
0
67
2
1
127
4
4
83
2
Detroit (NHL) 1984 draft 1st rnd, 7th
12 C Billy Carroll 5'10 190 1/19/59 Nova Scotia (AHL)
Edmonton/Detroit (NHL)
26
26
7
2
18
6
25
8
15
11
Detroit (NHL) Edm 12/28/85
19 C Steve Yzerman 5'11 175 5/9/65 Detroit (NHL) 51 14 28 42 16 Detroit (NHL) 1983 draft 1st rnd, 4th
21 C Adam Oates 5'11 190 8/27/62 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
34
38
18
9
28
11
46
20
4
10
Detroit (NHL) Free Agent 1985
C * Adam Graves 5'11 185 4/12/68 Windsor (OHL) 62 27 37 64 35 Returned to Jrs 1986 draft 2nd rnd, 22nd
C Bill Terry 5'7 178 7/13/61 Kalamazoo (IHL) 78 43 66 109 28 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 Camp Tryout 1986
C Geordie Robertson 6' 165 8/1/59 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/26/86 79 36 56 92 99 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 Free Agent 1985
C Glenn Merkosky 5'10 176 4/8/60 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
59
17
24
0
33
2
57
2
22
0
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 10/6/86 Free Agent 1985
C Mark Lamb 5'9 180 8/3/64 Moncton (AHL)/Calgary (NHL) 79
1
26
0
50
0
76
0
51
0
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 Free Agent 1986
C Ted Speers 5'11 190 1/28/61 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
74
4
32
1
35
1
67
2
20
0
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 Free Agent 1983
C Tom O'Regan 5'10 180 12/29/61 Baltimore (AHL)
Pittsburgh (NHL)
61
9
23
1
31
2
54
3
65
2
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 Free Agent 1986
2 D Mike O'Connell 5'9 185 11/25/55 Boston/Detroit (NHL) 76 9 28 37 63 Detroit (NHL) Bos 3/10/86
3 D * Steve Chiasson 6' 210 4/14/67 Guelph (OHL) 54 12 29 41 126 Detroit (NHL) 1985 draft 3rd rnd, 50th
5 D Darren Veitch 6' 195 4/24/60 Washington/Detroit (NHL) 75 3 14 17 29 Detroit (NHL) Was 3/10/86
23 D Lee Norwood 6'1 198 2/2/60 St Louis (NHL) 71 5 24 29 134 Adirondack (AHL)/Detroit (NHL) StL 8/7/86
27 D Harold Snepsts 6'3 215 10/24/54 Detroit (NHL) 35 0 6 6 75 Detroit (NHL) Free Agent 1985
29 D Randy Ladouceur 6'2 215 6/30/60 Detroit (NHL) 78 5 13 18 196 Detroit (NHL) Free Agent 1979
52 D Dave Lewis 6'2 205 7/3/53 New Jersey (NHL) 69 0 15 15 81 Detroit (NHL) Free Agent 1986
D Barry Melrose 6' 205 7/15/56 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
57
14
4
0
4
0
8
0
204
70
Missed Camp - Injured Free Agent 1983
D Dave Korol 6' 185 3/1/65 Adirondack (AHL) 74 3 9 12 56 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 1983 draft 4th rnd, 70th
D * Dean Morton 6' 196 2/27/68 Ottawa/Oshawa (OHL) 64 5 7 12 124 Returned to Jrs 1986 draft 8th rnd, 148th
D * Doug Houda 6'2 190 6/3/66 Detroit (NHL)
Calgary/Medicine Hat (WHL)
6
51
0
13
0
33
0
46
4
140
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 1984 draft 2nd rnd, 28th
D * Jeff Sharples 6'1 185 7/28/67 Spokane/Portland (WHL) 22 2 6 8 48 Detroit (NHL) 1985 draft 2nd rnd, 29th
D * Jim Smith 6'1 215 1/18/64 U of Denver (NCAA) 47 10 40 50 37 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/30/86 Free Agent 1986
D * JP Lemoine 6'4 220 9/11/64 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 Camp Tryout 1986
D Neil Belland 5'11 175 4/3/61 Fredericton (AHL)
Vancouver (NHL)
36
7
6
1
18
2
24
3
10
4
Released from Tryout 9/29/86 Camp Tryout 1986
D Peter Ekroth 6'3 211 4/2/60 Sodertalje SK (SEL) 36 13 19 32 65 Did not Attend Camp 1986 draft 12th rnd, 232nd
D Phil Degaetano 6'1 203 8/9/63 Indianapolis (IHL) 80 9 39 48 107 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/30/86 Free Agent 1986
D Rick Zombo 6'1 195 5/8/63 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
69
14
7
0
34
1
41
1
94
16
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 10/2/86 1981 draft 8th rnd, 149th
30 G Greg Stefan 5'11 178 2/11/61 Detroit (NHL) 37 0 2 2 23 Detroit (NHL) 1981 draft 7th rnd, 128th
31 G Mark LaForest 5'10 178 7/10/62 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
19
28
0
0
1
0
1
0
14
23
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/30/86 Free Agent 1983
G Carrado Micalef 5'8 172 4/20/61 Detroit (NHL)
Adirondack (AHL)
Kalamazoo (IHL)
11
25
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
2
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 1981 draft 3rd rnd, 44th
G Chris Pusey 6' 190 6/20/65 Adirondack (AHL)
Detroit (NHL)
22
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
8
0
Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/24/86 1983 draft 7th rnd, 109th
G Glen Hanlon 6' 185 2/20/57 New York (NHL)
New Haven/Adirondack (AHL)
23
15
0
0
1
0
1
0
4
2
Detroit (NHL) NYR 7/29/86
G * Mark Gowens 5'11 160 3/26/97 Oshawa (OHL) 25 0 0 0 0 Returned to Jrs 1985 draft 4th rnd, 71st
G * Randy Hansch 5'11 165 2/8/66 Victoria/Kamloops (WHL) 31 0 2 2 6 Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) 9/26/86 1984 draft 6th rnd, 112th
G Sam St Laurent 5'10 190 2/16/59 Maine (AHL)
New Jersey (NHL)
50
4
0
0
1
0
1
0
8
0
Detroit (NHL) NJ 8/18/86
* - Amateur Player.