Red Wings win NHL Prospect Tournament in Traverse City

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The Red Wings celebrate with goaltender Sean Romeo after defeating the Dallas Stars 6-5 Tuesday in Traverse City to win the prospects tournament.

The Detroit Red Wings won the NHL Prospect Tournament with a 6-5 victory over the Dallas Stars in the final on Tuesday at the Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City.

Joe Veleno and Givani Smith scored two goals each for Detroit, which trailed 4-2 in the third period.

Veleno led the tournament with seven goals in four games and tied for the scoring lead with eight points with teammate Ryan Kuffner (three goals, five assists). Smith finished with three goals and three assists.

It was Detroit's second title at the prospects tournament in 21 years and first since 2013.

Training camp begins Friday with the exhibition opener against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday at Little Caesars Arena at 7:30 p.m.

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