Red Wings select F Michael Rasmussen at 9th overall in 2017 NHL Entry Draft

The Detroit Red Wings have selected forward Michael Rasmussen at 9th overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. 

Rasmussen, of Surrey, B.C., scored 55 points in 50 games played this past season with the WHL's Tri-City Americans. At 6-foot-6, 215 pounds he is an imposing center. 

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Here are the remaining Red Wings draft pick positions -- the 2nd round begins at 10 a.m. Saturday:

Round 2: 38th overall
Round 3: 71st overall (from Florida in Thomas Vanek trade)
Round 3: 79th overall (from Toronto as Mike Babcock compensation)
Round 3: 83rd overall (from New York Rangers in Brendan Smith trade)
Round 3: 88th overall (from Chicago by way of Carolina and Chicago in Tomas Jurco trade)
Round 4: 100th overall
Round 5: 131st overall
Round 6: 162nd overall
Round 6: 164th overall (from Florida in Jakub Kindl trade)
Round 7: 193rd overall

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