Between Cholowski and Lindström, Cholowski has more NHL experience. While his first season was less-than-stellar, he’s two seasons removed from his rookie year. He did get to spend a bit of time in the NHL in 2019-20, but the abysmal season only served to exacerbate the mistakes he made on the ice.
Veleno appeared in five games with the Wings, and scored a power-play goal in his last game. Though it was a small sample size, it was enough to leave an impression. THE FUN BEGINS:Here's Steve Yzerman's offseason to-do list HUSH, HUSH:Why Steve Yzerman's unexpected silence on Jeff Blashill shouldn't be surprising “I got some play some pretty good minutes and was trusted in all areas of the ice,” Veleno said.
Prior to the 2020-21 campaign, I outlined benchmarks for Detroit’s young core – goals that exemplified developmental progress. Now that the season is over, let’s revisit those benchmarks, see how the players fared, and dish out pass/fail grades accordingly. I tried to use three other articles, but they are all paywalled.