NHL Draft Results: Red Wings Select James De Haas With 170th Pick

The Detroit Red Wings' fifth pick on Saturday was another defenseman. For the second straight round, the Red Wings went with defense, this time selecting James De Haas.

De Haas, who is from Ontario, has played in Toronto the past three seasons. In 2011-12, he was with the Toronto Lakeshore of the OJHL. He scored 10 goals and had 19 assists for 29 points in 45 games. The two seasons before that, he was with the Toronto Marlboros of the GTHL.

Here's the rundown on the Red Wings' picks so far:

Round 2 (49) - RW Martin Frk

Round 3 (80) - G Jake Paterson

Round 4 (110) - C/LW Andreas Athanasiou

Round 5 (140) - D Michael McKee

Round 6 (170) - D James De Haas

The Red Wings' final pick of the draft will be the 200th overall selection (in the seventh round).

For more perspective on the Red Wings' picks, check out Winging It In Motown. For more on the 2012 NHL Draft, check in with SB Nation Detroit's StoryStream and SB Nation's NHL hub.

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