OctoPulse podcast: Red Wings on historic decline, Jake Sanderson top U.S. prospect

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Ted Kulfan and Mark Falkner take a look at the Red Wings' historic decline and they profile USA Hockey defenseman Jake Sanderson, the top-rated American for the 2020 NHL Draft in Montreal.

Here are some of the highlights from episode 20 of OctoPulse:

1:30: ESPN analyst Barry Melrose on woeful Wings

3:10: Dylan Larkin on 7-1 loss to Minnesota

5:45: Sam Gagner on 4-3 shootout loss in Ottawa

7:24: Adam Erne suffers broken hand

8:10: USA Hockey defenseman Jake Sanderson

Team Knuble's Jake Sanderson (8) and Hunter Strand in the second period.  Team Gomez vs Team Knuble in the 2020 Biosteel All-American Game at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Mich. on Jan. 20, 2020.  Team Knuble wins, 6-1.
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Team Gomez's 
Team Knuble's

17:34: Ex-NHL forward Geoff Sanderson

Coyotes winger Geoff Sanderson takes a shot during the second period against the Sharks in 2006.

32:00: Top prospects for the 2021, 2022 NHL drafts

33:15: Wings tied for worst home record in franchise history

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