He grew up a Detroit Red Wings fan. He attended their summer camp and played hockey with the son of Detroit's assistant general manager. There are a lot of reasons the Red Wings are considered the front-runner to sign Danny DeKeyser, but until it's official, all 29 other teams will keep trying.
Every year there's a hot, unsigned college free agent, and this year DeKeyser leads the list. He's a sophomore defenseman at Western Michigan University and developing nicely under the tutelage of former NHL coach Andy Murray.
He's also not committing to Detroit just yet even though many consider it a foregone conclusion.
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