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Red Wings' Daniel Sprong: Signs with Detroit
Sprong (upper body)) signed a one-year, $2 million contract with Detroit on Saturday, Jeff Marek of Sportsnet reports.
Sprong broke out in 2022-23, scoring 21 goals and 46 points in 66 games with Seattle. However, he didn't receive a qualifying offer from the Kraken, which allowed the Red Wings to add him as an unrestricted free agent. Sprong should slot in as a middle-six forward during the 2023-24 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Daniel Sprong: Not given qualifying offer
Sprong (upper body) wasn't given a qualifying offer by the Kraken on Friday and will become an unrestricted free agent, Chris Johnston of TSN reports.
Sprong had his best season in the NHL in 2022-23, scoring 21 goals and adding 25 assists. He averaged only 11:25 of ice time in 66 games and at the age of 26, he should catch on with another NHL team next season.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Not playing Saturday
Sprong (upper body) skated Saturday but won't return to the lineup for Game 6 versus Dallas, Alison Lukan of Root Sports reports.
This will be the third straight game that Sprong will sit with the injury, and coach Dave Hakstol said that he doesn't expect Sprong to be available the remainder of the series. Sprong has a goal and an assist in 10 playoff games after garnering career bests with 21 goals and 25 assists in the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Out Thursday
Sprong (upper body) will not play Thursday against Dallas, per the NHL's media site.
Sprong has now missed two straight games. He's considered day-to-day but the team hasn't put a solid timeline on his return. Sprong's next chance to suit up will be Saturday for Game 6.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Ruled out versus Stars
Sprong (upper body) will not be available against Dallas on Tuesday and remains day-to-day, Alison Lukan of Root Sports reports.
Sprong is currently mired in a six-game pointless streak during which he put 13 shots on net while averaging just 8:48 of ice time. Even once cleared to return, Sprong is unlikely to offer more than low-end fantasy value given his limited minutes.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Exits Sunday's game
Coach Dave Hakstol did not have an update on Sprong (undisclosed) after Sunday's 7-2 Game 3 win over Dallas, Alison Lukan of Root Sports reports.
Sprong left in the second period after logging 6:36 of ice time and did not return to the game. The 26-year-old has two points in 10 games this postseason, both coming during Game 4 in the first round against Colorado. An update on his status should be available before Game 4 against the Stars on Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: One of each in overtime win
Sprong scored a goal on four shots, added an assist and logged two hits in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Avalanche in Game 4.
Sprong's first two points of the postseason both came on the power play. He scored the Kraken's second goal and added a secondary helper on Jordan Eberle's game-winner in overtime. Sprong snapped a six-game point drought Monday. He had a breakout year with 46 points (14 on the power play) in 66 regular-season outings.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Appears set to play
Sprong (undisclosed) is expected to be in the lineup for Tuesday's Game 1 versus the Avalanche, per the NHL media site.
Sprong took warmups, so he should be good to go for his usual fourth-line role. The 26-year-old winger broke out with 21 goals and 25 assists in 66 regular-season contests, a trademark of the Kraken's scoring depth throughout the lineup. They'll need to rely on that depth against the reigning champions.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Game-time call Tuesday
Sprong (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Game 1 against Colorado on Tuesday, Nicholas Cotsonika of NHL.com reports.
Sprong took part in the morning skate Tuesday after sitting out two practices over the weekend. He picked up 21 goals and 46 points in 66 games during the regular season. If Sprong is not able to play, Jesper Froden is slated to fill in for Game 1.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Deemed day-to-day
Sprong (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day after missing Saturday's practice, Alison Lukan of Root Sports reports.
Sprong racked up 21 goals, 46 points and 147 shots on net in 66 games during the 2022-23 season. It's unclear at this time if he will be available to play in Seattle's first NHL playoff game Tuesday versus Colorado. If Sprong can't play, Jesper Froden could be in the lineup for Game 1.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Collects three points in win
Sprong scored a goal on three shots, added two assists and went plus-2 in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Blackhawks.
Sprong has been fantastic over the last 10 games, earning five goals and six assists in that span. One of his helpers Saturday and four of his last 11 points have come on the power play. The 26-year-old winger is up to 21 goals, 25 helpers, 137 shots on net and a plus-14 rating through 63 appearances in a breakout campaign.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Adds power-play helper
Sprong notched a power-play assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Canucks.
Sprong fired a shot from the point, and it took a couple of bounces to get into the net, officially credited as a Jaden Schwartz goal. This was Sprong's third helper over his last two games -- solid work for a player whose shot is considered stronger than his passing skill. The 26-year-old has 20 tallies, 23 assists, 13 power-play points, 134 shots on net and a plus-12 rating through 61 contests.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Supplies two assists in win
Sprong logged two assists, three shots on goal and two PIM in Monday's 8-1 win over the Coyotes.
Sprong set up a Jordan Eberle power-play tally in the first period before feeding Carson Soucy for a goal in the middle frame. With four goals and three assists over his last seven games, Sprong is surging late in the season. The 26-year-old winger has 20 tallies, 22 helpers, 12 power-play points, 133 shots on net and a plus-12 rating through 60 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Reaches 20-goal mark in win
Sprong scored a power-play goal on four shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Sprong collected a shot that went wide and walked into the slot before beating Lukas Dostal for the Kraken's third goal. With four goals and an assist over his last five outings, Sprong has been excellent since returning from a stint as a healthy scratch. The 26-year-old is a 20-goal scorer for the first time in his career, and he's added 20 assists, 127 shots and a plus-12 rating through 58 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Goal streak at three games
Sprong scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Predators.
Sprong has sprung in spring -- the winger has three goals, one assist and a plus-5 rating over his last three games since returning from a stint as a healthy scratch. The 26-year-old forward is up to 19 tallies, 39 points, 117 shots on net and a plus-12 rating through 56 contests. He's one point away from doubling his total from 63 appearances a year ago.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Nets goal vs. Predators
Sprong scored a goal in Seattle's 2-1 shootout loss to Nashville on Thursday.
Sprong found the back of the net early in the first period, but that was all Seattle's skaters could muster against the Predators. The 26-year-old was scratched for two straight games from March 16-18, but he's returned with a vengeance, providing two goals and three points since drawing back into the lineup. He's set career highs this season with 18 goals and 38 points through 55 appearances. Those offensive numbers become pretty impressive when you consider that he entered Thursday's action averaging just 11:05 of ice time in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: One of each Tuesday
Sprong scored a goal on three shots, added an assist and went plus-3 in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Stars.
Sprong was scratched for the last two games, and he returned with a big impact. He and Brandon Tanev assisted on each other's first-period tallies. Sprong has gotten on the scoresheet in each of his last four appearances following a scratch. He's up to 17 tallies, 37 points, 112 shots and a plus-10 rating through 54 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Garners assist in overtime loss
Sprong notched an assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Stars.
Sprong has a goal and four helpers over his last five games. He set up Ryan Donato for a game-tying goal midway through the third period. Sprong continues to impress in limited time -- he has 16 goals, 19 helpers, 109 shots on net and a plus-8 rating through 52 contests despite averaging just 11:10 of ice time per game.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Daniel Sprong: Posts helper in loss
Sprong produced an assist and two PIM in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Senators.
Sprong has a goal and three helpers over his last four contests, but he remains one of the forwards head coach Dave Hakstol cycles in and out of the lineup. Sprong's 6:36 of ice time Thursday was a season low, so it's possible he could be in line for a return to the press box soon. He has 34 points, 108 shots on net and a plus-7 rating through 51 appearances.... See More ... See Less
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