Red Wings Select Rasmussen In First Round Of NHL DraftThe Detroit Red Wings today selected center Michael Rasmussen in the first round (ninth overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft at the United Center in Chicago.
Red Wings Draft Russian C Evgeny Svechnikov In First RoundThe Detroit Red Wings added some size to their squad on Friday, drafting 6-foot-2, 200 pound Russian center Evgeny Svechnikov with the 19th pick in the NHL Draft.
Gary Bettman Booed During 2014 NHL Draft [VIDEO]"Isn't this supposed to be the city of brotherly love?"
Wings Draft Back-Up Goalie, NHL Draft May Find Fewer Marquee Players Than ExpectedDon't blink, because you just might miss what few splashes are anticipated to take place in NHL free agency.
Wings' Draft Reflects League's New Emphasis On SizeThe Red Wings have had tremendous success over the last two decades with a bevy of smaller, skilled players. They will continue to covet undersized players as long as they can skate, pass and score.
Red Wings Hoping For Splashy Summer In Free Agency"We're going to be active and very involved in free agency because we have cap space and holes we'd like to fill," Ken Holland said. "But to be successful, you have to draft and develop guys."
Tomas Jurco The Magician In the 2011 NHL Entry Draft the Red Wings chose Tomas Jurco with the 35th pick.
Red Wings Swap Top Pick For A Pair Of SecondsOnce they got past the first 20 or so picks in the entry draft, the Red Wings felt the quality of the next 20 or 30 players was comparable. So they figured why not position themselves to get two instead of one.