The Detroit Red Wings have selected Swedish defenseman William Wallinder at 32nd overall in the 2020 NHL Draft.
Here’s how Wallinder is described by Elite Prospects:
“Wallinder towers over the competition, standing 6-foot-4 and weighing 194 pounds -- there’s plenty of room for him to fill out that frame. He might be the most technically skilled skater among all defenceman in this draft. He’s a great puck-carrier, eager to lead his team up the ice, and with a great deal of initiative in creative offensive chances.”
Wallinder became GM Steve Yzerman’s second pick out of Sweden in this draft. The 18-year-old has been playing with the MODO Hockey club.
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