Red Wings prospect Joe Veleno snipes home breakaway goal (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings selected forward Joe Veleno with the 30th overall pick in the 1st round of the 2018 NHL Draft, and they envision him being a key part of the future.

He's spent the first portion of his professional career with the AHL affiliate Grand Rapids Griffins, where he tallied 23 points (11 goals, 12 assists) last season, and is currently on loan to Malmo of the Swedish Elite League.

According to Malmo manager Patrik Sylvegård, they're excited to have the future NHL regular on their roster.

“We are happy that we get a player like Joe, who has a great future in the NHL,” Sylvegård said to the Malmo website. “The Red Wings, who own his rights, believe very much in him and see him as a top center for many years to come.

And Veleno is showing off his offensive skills. Check out this recent breakaway goal:

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Who else is looking forward to eventually seeing Veleno in the NHL with Detroit full time?