Detroit Red Wings select F Evgeny Svechnikov with 19th overall pick

With the 19th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, the Detroit Red Wings have selected F Evgeny Svechnikov.

Svechnikov just finished a season with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in the QMJHL. He achieved 32 goals and 78 points in 55 games played, as well as 1 goal and 7 points in 7 playoff games. His regular season numbers were good enough for 2nd among all rookies in scoring through the QMJHL.

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We’ll keep you updated throughout the weekend on all the happenings with the draft.