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Yzerman selects all Swedish players with his first three picks

FILE - In this April 19, 2019, file photo, Steve Yzerman answers a question during an NHL hockey news conference where he was introduced as the new executive vice president and general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, in Detroit. The Detroit Red Wings desperately hope to win the NHL draft lottery, giving them the first shot to perhaps select Canadian winger Alexis Lafreniere. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
FILE - In this April 19, 2019, file photo, Steve Yzerman answers a question during an NHL hockey news conference where he was introduced as the new executive vice president and general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, in Detroit. The Detroit Red Wings desperately hope to win the NHL draft lottery, giving them the first shot to perhaps select Canadian winger Alexis Lafreniere. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) (Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The 2020 NHL Draft got started Tuesday night with the first round.

Forward Alexis Lafreniere went 1st overall to the New York Rangers. The Detroit Red Wings selected Swedish forward Lucas Raymond at 4th overall, then Swedish defenseman William Wallinder at 32nd overall.

Rounds 2-7 began 11:30 a.m. ET Wednesday.

Here’s another look at Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s list of picks in this draft -- he started with 10 picks but added another in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings, and then another in a trade with the Minnesota Wild. He did trade away the 125th pick for a future pick:

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Full first-round draft order:


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