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Six Potential Stars Who Could be The Steve Yzerman Pick at No. 8 | DHN+



Cutter Gauthier, Team USA
Boston College-bound Cutter Gauthier might be available when the Red Wings pick at No. 8 at the NHL draft.

Moritz Seider’s presence on the Detroit Red Wings’ roster is proof that general manager Steve Yzerman doesn’t follow the crowd when it comes draft pick evaluation. Yzerman took Moritz Seider at No. 6 when experts had him going much later.

TSN Draft Expert Bob McKenzie, who polls NHL scouts and general managers, had Seider ranked 16th in his final 2019 draft ranking.

That”s why it’s tricky to guess what the Red Wings will do with their first-round draft pick. Plus, you can’t be sure who will even be available because every team’s draft list is different. But with more than a month to go before the draft, here are six players the Red Wings might consider if they are available.

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