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NHL PLAYER, Danny DeKeyser


Born Mar 07, 1990 -- Macomb, Michigan, United States

Danny DeKeyser currently plays for the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL. Undrafted, the Detroit-native joined his hometown club on a two-year contract in late March of 2013. He made his debut soon after, suiting up for 11 games in the 2012-13 season. The defenseman has gone on to play 8 season for the club, and as of 2021, he has played 488 games, registering 135 points and +12 rating in that span.


Newport clients in running for Masterton Trophy May 10, 2021

The nominations for the Bill Masterton Trophy were announced on Monday, with numerous Newport Hockey Agency clients making the list. The group included Anaheim Ducks centre, David Backes, Arizona Coyotes winger, Phil Kessel, Detroit Red Wings defenceman, Danny DeKeyser, Minnesota Wild defenceman, Matt Dumba, Montreal Canadiens winger, Corey Perry, New York Islanders forward, Casey Cizikas, and Tampa Bay Lightning centre, Steven Stamkos. 

Newport clients have won the previous two Masterton Trophies: Bobby Ryan in 2020 and Robin Lehner in 2019.

For more on the Masterton Trophy nominees, keep reading the article here

DeKeyser plays starring role at Kraft Hockeyville USA event September 30, 2019

Kraft Hockeyville USA made a visit to Calumet, Michigan on Thursday, and local Michigan alum Danny DeKeyser was front at center during a Q&A after his team’s practice. A native of Macomb Township, the Red Wings’ defenseman was surprised by the turnout for the practice, which saw several hundred people watch the team’s morning skate.

For more on DeKeyser and Kraft Hockeyville USA, check out the article here.



DeKeyser will be key cog in Red Wings’ defence next season June 27, 2018

After suffering an unfortunate injury early on in the season, Danny DeKeyser slowly but surely became a rock on the Detroit Red Wings’ back end, and would eventually turn a -11 rating through his first 10 games into +2 rating by the end of the season. Now with an eye on the 2018-19 campaign beginning this fall, the 28-year-old Detroit-native will be a key component to the Red Wings’ resurgence, as they look to return to the playoffs after a two-year absence.

For more on DeKeyser, keep reading the article here



Green, DeKeyser lead Red Wings to victory December 05, 2016

Mike Green scored two goals and Danny DeKeyser netted the overtime winner on Sunday, as the Detroit Red Wings defeated the New York Islanders, 4-3. Green, who would go on to be named the first star of the contest, registered his 5th and 6th goals of the season, one short of his goal tally from last year. Meanwhile, the overtime hero, DeKeyser, led all Red Wings in ice-time with 24:26, and added 4 shots on net.

For more on last night’s game, check out the story here