The Detroit Red Wings will introduce their newest addition to the lineup tonight. Marco Kasper will make his highly anticipated NHL debut against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena. Kasper, a promising young center, is set to take on top-line minutes.
The rookie will be playing on the 2nd line with Andrew Copp and Lucas Raymond as his wings. This matchup against the Maple Leafs will provide a great opportunity to gauge Kasper’s development and see how he fares against one of the league’s strongest teams. All eyes will be on the young player as he looks to make a strong impression in his first game at the NHL level.
Red Wings Welcome Kasper
Kasper expressed that being drafted by the Detroit Red Wings was a dream come true. After his selection, he received numerous text messages from his now current teammates, all expressing their excitement to take the ice with him.
Looking forward to his NHL debut, Kasper shared his excitement about joining his current teammates on the Detroit Red Wings. He also expressed gratitude towards the entire locker room for making him feel at home.
“It’s been an amazing feeling finally being able to join my teammates,” Kasper says. “The whole locker room has been super nice and welcoming. I’m really excited to finally get started.”
Game Day in Toronto. #LGRW
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 2, 2023
Detroit Red Wings (33-33-9) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (45-20-10)
When: Sunday, April 2nd
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Where: Scotiabank Arena
Where to Watch: Bally Sports Detroit/ ESPN+
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