Lions GM Brad Holmes hasn’t heard much more from teams regarding trading Pick 2
ALLEN PARK -- Brad Holmes is keeping the “For Sale” sign hanging until the last minute on the team’s No. 2 pick with one week until the NFL draft. The Detroit Lions general manager previously revealed he had received interest from a couple of teams around the league while at the annual meetings. And while his phone was ringing from potential suitors about a month ago, incoming calls have slowed with the draft approaching.mlive.com
Wolverine Confidential podcast: Hunter Dickinson’s NBA decision
Hunter Dickinson made the decision this week to declare for the NBA draft. So, what’s the next move for the Michigan basketball star? On this week’s “Wolverine Confidential” podcast, MLive’s Andrew Kahn, Aaron McMann and Ryan Zuke discuss the news, and what the Wolverines might look like with (and without) Dickinson on the roster in 2021-22. Listen to the latest episode via the embedded player below (click here if you can’t see it) or on your preferred podcasting platform. Just search “Wolverine Confidential.”mlive.com
Flint Firebirds seventh, Saginaw Spirit 15th in OHL 2021 draft lottery
With no 2020-21 season, the Ontario Hockey League went to a lottery to determine the order for the OHL Draft, June 4-5. The Flint Firebirds won the seventh pick, with the Saginaw Spirit slotted in the 15th spot in the first round. The draft, which remains 15 rounds, will also take place over the span of two days instead of the customary one-day draft. The first three rounds start at 7 p.m. Friday, June 4. 2021 OHL First Round Draft Order1.mlive.com
NHL makes draft lottery changes, spots up for grabs cut to 2
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - JUNE 22: (L-R) Steve Yzerman and Kris Draper of the Detroit Red Wings attends the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena on June 22, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)NEW YORK – The NHL is instituting changes to the draft lottery that make it more difficult for the last-place team to drop out of the top three in the selection order. Starting in 2022, no team will be able to win the draft lottery — for either of the first two spots — more than twice in a five-year span. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said earlier this month general managers were recently asked to review draft lottery policies with a vote pending among owners. The tweaks were made after the Detroit Red Wings fell to the fourth pick in the 2020 draft despite finishing 23 points behind the 30th-place team.
Red Wings’ Kris Draper drafts his son, Kienan Draper, in 7th round
The Detroit Red Wings drafted a familiar name, and face, in the 7th round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Right wing Kienan Draper, the son of Red Wings director of amateur scouting Kris Draper, will hope to follow in his father’s quick strides in Detroit. This past season he was playing in his second campaign with St. Andrew’s College in Canada -- he had 51 points in 56 games played. His father Kris is now Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s righthand man in the draft. He played an impressive 1,157 career NHL games (161G, 203A) and another 222 playoff games (24G, 22A).
View: Detroit Red Wings 2020 NHL Entry Draft picks
(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Here are the 2020 NHL Entry Draft picks by the Detroit Red Wings:Detroit GM Steve Yzerman was able to add picks through in-draft trades -- he also traded for a future pick:Read more: Red Wings' Kris Draper drafts his son, Kienan Draper, in 7th roundView: 2020 NHL Entry Draft first round selectionsRead back: Here’s who Red Wings selected in 2019 NHL DraftSign up for my Red Wings newsletterSign up here for the latest news on the team and from around the league, and some jokes (good ones).
Red Wings in 2020 NHL Draft: Follow updates here
The 2020 NHL Draft got started Tuesday night with the first round. The Detroit Red Wings selected Swedish forward Lucas Raymond at 4th overall, then Swedish defenseman William Wallinder at 32nd overall. 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:Read more: Red Wings' Kris Draper drafts his son, Kienan Draper, in 7th roundFull first-round draft order:Sign up here for the latest news on the team and from around the league, and some jokes (good ones). Follow live draft updates here:
Red Wings select D William Wallinder at 32nd overall in 2020 NHL Draft
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. Watch William Wallinder highlights:Related: Red Wings select F Lucas Raymond at 4th overall in 2020 NHL DraftView: 2020 NHL Entry Draft first round selectionsSign up here for the latest news on the team and from around the league, and some jokes (good ones).
Red Wings select F Lucas Raymond at 4th overall in 2020 NHL Draft
The Detroit Red Wings have selected forward Lucas Raymond at 4th overall in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Few weaknesses overall and is a player that doesn’t wait for the play to happen, but the one that generates the play and make things happen.”Lucas Raymond highlights:Round two of the 2020 NHL Draft continues Wednesday morning. The Red Wings have the 32nd overall pick, which is the first pick of the second round. Lucas Raymond väljs som nummer fyra av Detroit Red Wings i årets draft. pic.twitter.com/yZlUrrgUr8 — Frölunda Indians (@frolunda_hc) October 6, 2020Here are the rest of the Red Wings' draft positions in the draft:Read back: Here’s who Red Wings selected in 2019 NHL DraftView: 2020 NHL Draft results
2020 NHL Draft: Follow updates here
The 2020 NHL Entry Draft is upon us. The first round starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday. (NBCSN)Rounds 2-7 will be held Wednesday, Oct. 7 beginning at 11:30 a.m. (NHL Network)UPDATE: The New York Rangers have selected Canadian forward Alexis Lafrenière at 1st overall in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Follow live draft updates here:
NHL set for virtual draft; Lafreniere in line as top pick
“The Rangers are a really big organization, a really good team,” said Lafreniere, who turns 19 on Sunday. “We’ve gone through multiple scenarios, we’ve had multiple mock drafts,” Senators general manager Pierre Dorion said. “It’s certainly been a challenge,” Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said. “Everybody’s had to adjust.”Flames general manager Brad Treliving said it will be a change conducting the draft remotely. “We’ve talked with other GMs from other sports that have had to go through this,” San Jose general manager Doug Wilson said.
2020 NHL draft this week: Red Wings have 4th overall pick
Here’s another look at Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s list of picks in this draft:That’s 10 draft picks altogether for the Red Wings this year. Mock drafts have Red Wings picking forwardYzerman is going to pick the best player available. That likely means the Red Wings will select a forward at 4th overall, barring any crazy trades. I fully expect the Red Wings to be extremely busy in free agency. Here are some of the names attached to the Red Wings right now:Goalie of the Vancouver Canucks -- With Jimmy Howard moving on, the Red Wings need another goalie.
NHL draft robbery: Lowly Red Wings pushed even lower to 4th overall
And for the Detroit Red Wings, who had the best shot at landing the 1st overall pick in the lottery, that meant they were shoved down to 4th overall. The top draft pick surely would either got to the lowly Red Wings or a desperate Senators organization. Heres another look at those odds heading into the lottery:Detroit Red Wings (.275) -- 18.5 percent chance for No. 1 pickOttawa Senators (.437) -- 13.5 percentOttawa Senators (from San Jose Sharks, .450) -- 11.5 percentLos Angeles Kings (.457) -- 9.5 percentAnaheim Ducks (.472) -- 8.5 percentNew Jersey Devils (.493) -- 7.5 percentBuffalo Sabres (.493) -- 6.5 percentQualifier Team A -- 6.0 percentQualifier Team B -- 5.0 percentQualifier Team C -- 3.5 percentQualifier Team D -- 3.0 percentQualifier Team E -- 2.5 percentQualifier Team F -- 2.0 percentQualifier Team G -- 1.5 percentQualifier Team H -- 1.0 percentGood luck to you, Qualifier Team A. The Red Wings entered the 2019 draft lottery with the fourth-best chance of getting the No.
NHL Draft Lottery 2020 starts Friday, June 26: Red Wings have best odds
The 2020 NHL Draft Lottery will be held in phases starting with the First Phase on Friday, June 26. What we know for sure is the draft lottery will have to start before the playoffs -- specifically prior to the qualifiers of the 24-team tournament. How the draft lottery will goIt will consist of three drawings and include the seven teams whose season ended and eight placeholder positions. Last year, the Red Wings selected 11 players in the 2019 NHL Draft, starting with a German defenseman in the 1st round. Read back: Heres who the Red Wings picked in the 2018 NHL Draft
Detroit Tigers ace MLB draft, stock up on exciting offensive prospects
1 overall selection certainly helps when putting together a draft class, and the Tigers owned the top pick for the second time in three years. 62 overall in Competitive Balance Round BWhen the second night of the draft began, many wanted the Tigers to take Cabrera -- the No. LSU outfielder Daniel Cabrera (Associated Press)With Torkelson, Dingler and Cabrera, the Tigers got the No. Even though he might not have been projected as a third-round pick, Cruz fits the prototype the Tigers were targeting this draft. 87 overall prospect in the draft, but the Tigers got him nearly 50 picks later.
Red Wings historically bad season officially cut short -- heres whats next
DETROIT The Detroit Red Wings will not play another game this season after the NHL announced its return-to-play plan this week. The 2019-20 season will go down as one of the worst in the Red Wings illustrious club history that dates back to 1926. Read more: A step toward normalcy - NHL shapes a return to play planHow the 2020 NHL draft lottery will workThe league says the draft lottery will determine the first 15 picks in the 2020 NHL Draft based on 3-6 drawings over one or two phases. Here are the draft lottery odds:Detroit Red Wings -- (.275) 18.5 percent chance for No. Were trying to rebuild the team," Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman said after the trade deadline in February.