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Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman ready for NHL draft that has changed

Detroit — Steve Yzerman remembers the draft process when he was entering the NHL as a player in 1983. The entire process was so much different back then, even for a player who was eventually going to excel and reach the Hall of Fame. Back then, for a draft...
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Steve Yzerman feeling confident heading into 2022 NHL Entry Draft

Detroit Red Wings executive vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman knows how unpredictable the NHL Draft can be. And with Detroit scheduled to pick eighth overall on Thursday in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Yzerman said the only certainty is what the Red Wings' strategy will be when they're on the clock.
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Steve Yzerman reflects on hiring of Red Wings head coach Derek Lalonde

Detroit Red Wings executive vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman wasn't going to rush arguably the most important decision of this offseason. When speaking to the media alongside new head coach Derek Lalonde and Red Wings governor, president and CEO Christopher Ilitch last Friday, Yzerman explained his strategy while determining the best fit behind the Red Wings' bench.
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Red Wings’ Steve Yzerman looks to land another gem with eighth pick in draft

Steve Yzerman hit the jackpot with the top selections in each of his first two drafts as Detroit Red Wings general manager, landing Moritz Seider and Lucas Raymond. Whoever the Red Wings take with the eighth overall pick Thursday during the first round of the draft (7 p.m., ESPN) will have a lot to live up to, but Yzerman is confident the prospect will meet that challenge.
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Detroit Red Wings' Steve Yzerman: Ukraine war adds uncertainty about drafting Russians

The Detroit Red Wings have enjoyed tremendous success drafting Russians, but the war in Ukraine adds difficulty to doing so this year. "Russian players were hard to assess and evaluate because it was difficult early to get in there and then you weren’t getting in there at all, or going there," Yzerman said Tuesday. "There’s always the usual concerns, and throw in just the uncertainty of what’s going on in Russia and a little bit of uncertainty as to what players can and can’t do — will they be available now or any time in the future. It adds just another level of uncertainty to the whole drafting of Russian players."
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Red Wings, Steve Yzerman ready for ‘normal’ draft

After two years of reduced scouting opportunities and virtual drafts due to the pandemic, the process of selecting future NHL players returned to normal this year. Teams will be back on the draft floor tonight at Bell Centre in Montreal for the first round (7 p.m., ESPN). The Detroit Red...
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Red WIngs GM Steve Yzerman addresses free agency

The Detroit Red Wings have already taken care of an important matter of offseason work, bringing aboard former Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach Derek Lalonde as the 28th bench boss in team history. And now, GM Steve Yzerman and his staff will be turning their attention to the 2022 NHL Draft, which will be beginning this week on Thursday.
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