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Up-to-the minute updates and insights from the Red Wings locker room at home and on the road. By Chuck Pleiness of The Macomb Daily.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Ryno goes back to Sweden

Honest. You can't make this up.

After leaving the Grand Rapids Griffins in midseason in 2007-08, Johan Ryno returned to North America this fall to give it one more shot. After attending training camp and playing through the preseason, Ryno is now back in Sweden ... which has to pretty much end his chances with the Red Wings.

The 23-year-old, 6-foot-5 forward was Detroit's sixth choice (137th overall) in the 2005 draft.

Here's the report from

Roughly translated, it means that Ryno is on loan from the Red Wings to AIK. Here's some of the translation ...

Ryno returns to Sweden

Johan Ryno, 23, chose to be on loan from the Detroit Red Wings - again.

He continued the season in the AIK.

"Johan knows that he is some way to go to the NHL," said agent Peter Wallen.

"He can play on Wednesday if he goes into the team," says Peter Wallen.

Ryno belonged to Detroit in three years, but chose not to play a full season with Detroit or farms team Grand Rapids. He has requested to be loaned to Sweden and now has two seasons in succession belonged to AIK.


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