2021 NHL draft Day 2 live updates: Detroit Red Wings take F Shai Buium, F Carter Mazur

Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Red Wings enter Day 2 of the virtual 2021 NHL draft with six picks after using some of them to pad the rebuild for the present and the future.

Rounds 2-7 began Saturday at 11 a.m. Heading into the day, the Wings held picks at No. 38, 70, 102, 128, 134 and 166, though with the Arizona Coyotes forfeiting their own first-round pick because of combine testing violations, all picks come a slot earlier.

Wings general manager Steve Yzerman used the No. 38 and 128 picks to trade with Vegas to move up to No. 36. The Wings selected Shai Buium, a 6-foot-3 defenseman who shoots left. He had 26 points in 50 games last season in the USHL.

THE TRADE: How Chris Osgood helped convince Wings to draft goalie Sebastian Cossa

ANALYSIS: Why Steve Yzerman saw Simon Edvinsson as the best pick at No. 6

The Wings picked their first forward, right-shot winger Carter Mazur, at No. 70. He recorded 44 points in 47 games last season with Tri-City Storm in USHL.

On Friday, Yzerman selected Swedish defenseman Simon Edvinsson at No. 6 and goaltender Sebastian Cossa at No. 15. Yzerman used the No. 48 pick as part of the package to move up and pick Cossa.

Follow along with our live coverage as Yzerman, director of amateur scouting Kris Draper and a team of hockey operations personnel make picks that should help the Wings regain competitiveness.

NEW BOOK: Relive the Red Wings’ epic 1997 Stanley Cup run

Live updates

Don’t see the updates? Try this link.

Contact Helene St. James at hstjames@freepress.com. Follow her on Twitter @helenestjames. Read more on the Detroit Red Wings and sign up for our Red Wings newsletter. Her book, The Big 50: The Detroit Red Wings is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Triumph Books. Personalized copies available via her e-mail. 

Articles You May Like

Red Wings 2024 First Round Draft Targets: 5 Forwards
Red Wings Mailbag: Free Agency, Trades, Draft Targets & More
Blue Jackets’ 3 Potential Trade Destinations for Patrik Laine
Beckett Sennecke Is a Fit for the Red Wings at Pick 15
The Grind Line: Red Wings’ Top Priority of 2024 Offseason

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *