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The Hockey Writers

Red Wings Draft Targets: Conor Geekie

With just under a week left until the 2022 NHL Draft, there are still a couple more names worth mentioning for the Detroit Red Wings and their 8th overall pick.…

The Hockey Writers

Red Wings 2022 Draft Preview: Targets, Strategy & More

Now that the Stanley Cup Final is over, the Detroit Red Wings are back in action, with the 2022 NHL Draft quickly approaching. Steve Yzerman, Kris Draper, and Detroit’s scouting…

Detroit Free Press

Steve Yzerman on NHL draft: This is Detroit Red Wings' plan

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman, July 5, 2022.       

Detroit Free Press

The Hall of Fame picks (and NHL draft busts) at each of the Detroit Red Wings' 10 picks

Before the 2022 NHL draft, let's take a look at the best and worst selections over the years at each of the Detroit Red Wings' 10 spots this year.       

The Hockey Writers

Red Wings’ Best Center Options in 2022 Draft

The Detroit Red Wings need help at center. Captain Dylan Larkin has cemented himself as a quality top-line center who would be an elite second-line center if the Red Wings…

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: The 4th of July Edition

Photo by Hannes P Albert/picture alliance via Apparently that’s what Lalonde means. Correct me if you know better. In Red Wings Land Red Wings Rumblings: Dylan Larkin extension, staff search and finding a goalie - WIIM Just ICYMI from yesterday because there’s not really anything new out there in Wings land. Around the League 32 Thoughts: What’s up with every team heading into the NHL Draft? - Sportsnet SCHEDULE Hope is it would be released next week. Curious to see how many back-to-backs between two teams in the same city there are (or are not). That came up...

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How Picks 1-7 Will Shape the Red Wings’ Draft Selection at 8th Overall

Unless your team is picking first or second in a given draft, you can never know for sure who will be on the board when it’s your team’s turn to…

Winging It In Motown

Red Wings have pieces to trade up if Wright is available at second overall

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via It’s speculation season. It’s always a fun day when resident TSN draft expert Bob McKenzie puts out his draft rankings. They’re usually close to the industry consensus on players, which means that what you see may very well be what you get when draft day rolls around. There were a few things that caught the eye of fans, but the most important being the order of the top two players, with Slovak prospect Juraj Slafkovsky coming in first overall and Shane Wright ending up second. .@TSNBobMcKenzie Final 2022 Draft Rankings!MORE:...

Winging It In Motown

NHL Mock Draft 2022: Detroit Red Wings select Matthew Savoie with 8th overall pick

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Ah, pre-draft. You can smell it in the air. It’s like a combination of heat, humidity, and the overwhelming weight of expectations. Yes, it’s that time of the year again, folks. The 2022 NHL Draft is just around the corner. This time around, the Detroit Red Wings pick eighth overall. After a pretty disappointing end to an otherwise promising season, they’re back to the drawing board with yet another chance at picking the next star. But who’s the next big name for the Winged Wheel? In our SB Nation mock draft, I had the unique...

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: The Gems and Gold Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via In Red Wings Land Here are some late-round gems the Red Wings could consider in NHL Draft - Detroit News “I feel every draft pick, regardless of a first-round or a seventh-round, is hope. It’s hope for Henrik Zetterberg or Pavel Datsyuk or Sergei Fedorov or Nicklas Lidstrom, or you name it, regardless of the pick. I hate giving up picks,” Yzerman said. My favorite name of the group is Ludwig Persson. Around the League How Nathan MacKinnon molded the Colorado Avalanche into Stanley Cup champions - ESPN Eh I’m not going to clip a...

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Red Wings: 5 Second Round Targets in the 2022 NHL Draft

The key to a successful rebuild is to find players throughout the draft, not just in the first round. That is how the Tampa Bay Lightning were built: Brayden Point,…

Fear The Fin

SB Nation NHL Mock Draft 2022: Picks 8-13

Photo by Mike Mulholland/ The next six picks are in! Day 2 of the SB Nation NHL Mock Draft saw six picks, including our own San Jose Sharks. The Anaheim Ducks went big on the blueline, while several highly-touted forwards came off the board. Here are today’s selections: 8. Detroit Red Wings — Matthew Savoie From Winging It In Motown: One of the biggest needs on Steve Yzerman’s offseason checklist is a playmaking second-line center. Not only does Savoie match that description, his skillset makes him a perfect fit behind Dylan Larkin. When you have a top-tier...

Detroit Free Press

Why Matthew Savoie could make sense for Detroit Red Wings at No. 8 in NHL draft

Matthew Savoie is undersized but plays a big confident game and is an offensive dynamo, which is something the Detroit Red Wings could use.       

The Hockey Writers

Red Wings 2022 Draft Coverage

The Detroit Red Wings are poised to select eighth overall in the 2022 draft. While this year’s draft has mostly been characterized by its top-two players, Shane Wright and Logan…

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Red Wings Top 25 Prospects – Pre-Draft Rankings

Welcome to our first Detroit Red Wings prospect rankings of the 2022 offseason, where I will be ranking the very best young players in the Red Wings’ system. This ranking…

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Grading the Red Wings’ First Round Picks of the Last Decade

*Originally published in June 2021 The history of the NHL draft, or any draft, is filled with “coulda, shoulda, wouldas.” Player development and scouting is a guessing game that determines…

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: Big win for Cossa

Photo by Christopher Mast/ One of the Wings’ top prospects is showing up in the postseason Red Wings Rumblings Sebastian Cossa and the Edmonton Oil Kings picked up an OT win in the Memorial Cup Wednesday night: ACTION. JAXSEN.GOOD NIGHT.@EdmOilKings | #MemorialCup | @KiaCanada pic.twitter.com/PtBseMl6SH— The WHL (@TheWHL) June 23, 2022 3 goals on 39 shots for Cossa, Steve Yzerman’s 15th pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. He’s been tremendous in the postseason stretch. After dropping Tuesday’s game against Shawinigan, this was a big OT win for Edmonton. Bonus...

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Red Wings Draft Targets: Cutter Gauthier

If there’s one thing this year’s playoffs has taught us, it’s that you need a good blend of players that can “play big” as well as players that can play…

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: The champs head to camp

Photo by Damian Strohmeyer/NCAA Photos via Fresh off of a National title, two top prospects head to WJC evaluation camp for Team USA Red Wings Rumblings Shai Buium and Carter Mazur, both picks from the ‘21 Draft are headed to USA Hockey’s evaluation camp for the World Juniors. Four Pioneers have been named to @usahockey's National Junior Evaluation Camp in preparation for the 2022 & 2023 World Junior Championships. Sean Behrens, Shai Buium, Jack Devine, Carter Mazur#GoPios pic.twitter.com/SzWV4bCzbw— Denver Hockey (@DU_Hockey) June 21, 2022 Mazur and Buium...

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Red Wings Draft Targets: Brad Lambert

After finishing the 2021-22 season with a 32-40-10 record, the Detroit Red Wings will pick eighth in the 2022 NHL Draft. And while they once again missed out on the…

Detroit Free Press

Why Marco Kasper would be perfect for Detroit Red Wings at No. 8 in draft

The Wings need a blue-chip center prospect, and Kasper checks all the boxes       

The Hockey Writers

Red Wings Draft Targets: Simon Nemec

With just over a month left until the 2022 NHL Draft, all eyes are on the top prospects and speculating where they will end up. The Red Wings have an…

Detroit Free Press

Marco Kasper on why Detroit Red Wings should draft him

Forward Marco Kasper at the NHL combine, June 4, 2022 in Buffalo, N.Y.       

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Red Wings’ 2022 Draft Targets: Danila Yurov

The Detroit Red Wings changed the fate of their franchise in 1989 by drafting a pair of talented Russians, Sergei Fedorov (74th overall, 1989) and Vladimir Konstantinov (221st overall, 1989),…

The Hockey Writers

Red Wings Draft Targets: Noah Östlund

The list of the top 10 or so players in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft remained mostly stagnant throughout the year, with some players shuffling up or down the list but…

The Hockey Writers

Trade Up? Trade Down? Red Wings’ Trade Options at 2022 Draft

Some of the most shocking moments on the draft floor have come not from which players are selected in which order, but from which players and picks exchange hands in…

Winging It In Motown

Red Wings should pursue Vincent Trocheck in free agency

Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Addressing one of the most underrated pieces in a playoff-built roster should be first on Steve Yzerman’s to-do list. As the 2021-22 postseason begins to wind down and teams vying for the Stanley Cup continue to try and clear their path to arguably the best trophy in all of sports, teams on the outside looking in are using this time to evaluate roster needs and potential draft scenarios. The Detroit Red Wings are one of the latter teams, and a part of the roster that needs to be addressed is the center depth. Even though the 2021-22...

Detroit Free Press

Matthew Savoie & Conor Geekie could be options for Detroit Red Wings in draft

Matthew Savoie (l) and Conor Geekie are projected to be top picks in the 2022 NHL draft. June 3, Buffalo, N.Y.       

Red Wings draft Michael Rasmussen ninth overall

The Detroit Red Wings made their highest first round pick since 1990 and took Michael Rasmussen, a centre for the Tri-City Americans.

Rasmussen sharing draft experience with family, friends

Michael Rasmussen joins Tara Slone to talk about being selected by the Detroit Red Wings.