Since the NHL Entry Draft is only 10 days away, I thought I would list players the Wings should consider drafting with the 18th pick. The list is my option, so feel free to disagree. The List is in no particular order.
Anthony Mantha- Big player who scored 50 goals this past season for the Val-d'Or Foreurs. Likes to play physical.
Frederik Gauthier- Big Center who plays for the Rimouski Océanic. Had 60 points in 62 games last season.
Adam Erne- Plays for the Quebec Remparts. Stands 6'1" and weighs 210 lbs. Had 72 points in 68 games last season
Nicolas Petan- He is on the small side, but had 120 points for the Portland Winterhawks this past season. Only had 35 points in 61 games in the 2011-2012 season.
Valentin Zykov- Played for the Baie-Comeau Drakker and had 75 points in 67 games, including 40 goals. Has similar size to Adam Erne.
Alexander Wennberg- Had 32 points in 46 games for Djurgårdens IF of HockeyAllsvenskan in Sweden last sason.Defensemen:
Robert Hagg- Stand 6'2" and weighs 203 lbs. Only had 1 assist in 27 games for Modo in the Swedish Elite League.
Josh Morrissey- Had 47 points in 70 games for the Prince Albert Raiders last season. Had 38 points in 60 games the year before.
Shea Theodore- Had 50 points in 71 games last season for the Seattle Thunderbirds. Was -24 last season and -36 the season before.
Samuel Morin- Stand 6'6" and weighs 202 lbs. Had 16 points in 46 games for the Rimouski Océanic last season. Had 117 PIMS last season, including 4 fights.
All Stats from hockeydb.com