Sunday, June 25, 2006

Red Wings' NHL Entry Draft coverage

The Detroit Red Wings traded their first-round draft pick today in a deal with the Phoenix Coyotes and got the 41st and 47th picks in return through the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning.

Detroit's first pick wasn't until that No. 41 slot in the second round.

Detroit's 2006 picks:

2nd round, 41st overall (from Florida) -
Cory Emmerton, center/left wing, Kingston, OHL

2rd round, 47th overall (from Tampa Bay) -
Shawn Matthias, center, Belleville, OHL

2nd round, 62nd overall -
Dick Axelsson, wing, Huddinge, Sweden

3rd round, 92nd overall -
Daniel Larsson, goalie, Hammarby, Sweden

6th round, 182nd overall -
Jan Mursak, left wing, Budejovice Jr., Czech Republic

7th round, 191st overall (from Phoenix) -
Nick Oslund, right wing, Burnsville (Minn.) High School

7th round, 212th overall -
Logan Pyett, defenseman, Regina, WHL

Detroit's fourth-round pick was dealt to the Washington Capitals as part of the Robert Lang-Tomas Fleischmann trade back in 2004...Their fifth-round selection went to Phoenix in the first-round pick deal from earlier today...The 191st overall pick was obtained from Phoenix for defenseman Jamie Rivers at last season's trade deadline.


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