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.

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