2011 NHL Draft Order: Detroit Red Wings Pick 24th

One day after basketball fans got to watch the 2011 NBA Draft, hockey fans get their turn. The 2011 NHL Draft, live from Minnesota, begins at 7 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Friday and will be televised by Versus and TSN. The first round takes place on Friday night and the rest of the draft will be held on Saturday (check out NHL Network for coverage of rounds two through seven).

By getting knocked out of the NHL playoffs in the second round, the Detroit Red Wings pick 24th in this year's draft. Below is a full order for the first round.

1. Edmonton Oilers
2. Colorado Avalanche
3. Florida Panthers
4. New Jersey Devils
5. New York Islanders
6. Ottawa Senators
7. Winnipeg Jets
8. Philadelphia Flyers (from CBJ)
9. Boston Bruins (from TOR)
10. Minnesota Wild
11. Colorado Avalanche (from STL)
12. Carolina Hurricanes
13. Calgary Flames
14. Dallas Stars
15. New York Rangers
16. Buffalo Sabres
17. Montreal Canadiens
18. Chicago Blackhawks
19. Edmonton Oilers (from LA)
20. Phoenix Coyotes
21. Ottawa Senators (from NSH)
22. Anaheim Ducks
23. Pittsburgh Penguins
24. Detroit Red Wings
25. Toronto Maple Leafs (from PHI)
26. Washington Capitals
27. Tampa Bay Lightning
28. San Jose Sharks
29. Vancouver Canucks
30. Toronto Maple Leafs (from BOS)

Check out NHL.com for a full seven-round draft order, and make sure to check out this StoryStream throughout Friday and Saturday for updates on which players the Red Wings pick.

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