The Detroit Red Wings selected nine players on day two of the 2011 NHL Draft. Originally they were set to make a pick on Friday night, but a trade gave that pick to the Ottawa Senators. Detroit got two additional second-round selections for a total of nine picks on day two.
Below is a look at the nine players the Red Wings selected (team is the first thing in parentheses; hometown is on the second thing).
Round 2, pick No. 5, overall No. 35 - RW Tomas Jurco (Saint John, QMJHL | Kosice, Slovakia)
Round 2, pick No. 18, overall No. 48 - D Xavier Ouellet (Montreal, QMJHL | Bayonne, France)
Round 2, pick No. 25, overall No. 55 - D Ryan Sproul (Sault Ste. Marie, OHL | Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)
Round 3, pick No. 24, overall No. 85 - C Alan Quine (Peterborough, OHL | Belleville, Ontario, Canada)
Round 4, pick No. 24, overall No. 115 - RW Marek Tvrdon (Vancouver, WHL | Nitra, Slovakia)
Round 5, pick No. 24, overall No. 145 - C/RW Philippe Hudon (Cornell University starting in fall 2011 | Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Round 5, pick No. 25, overall No. 146 - D Mattias Backman (Linkoping Jr., Swedish Jr. | Linkoping, Sweden)
Round 6, pick No. 24, overall No. 175 - D Richard Nedomlel (Swift Current, WHL | Prague, Czech Republic)
Round 7, pick No. 24, overall No. 205 - D Alexei Marchenko (CSKA 2, Russia-3 | Moscow, Russia)
Other local news from the NHL Draft worth mentioning is that future University of Michigan hockey players John Gibson and Brennan Serville were both drafted. Gibson was taken 39th overall by the Anaheim Ducks and Serville went 78th overall to the Winnipeg Jets.