Red Wings Draft Kasper With No. 8 Overall PickThe Red Wings selected Marco Kasper with the No. 8 overall pick in the first round of the 2022 NHL Draft on Thursday.
He was the captain of Team Austria in the 2022 World Championship and competed at center for Rogle in the SHL. In his first season in Sweden’s top pro league, he recorded seven goals and 11 points in 46 regular season games. The 18-year-old is 6-foot-1 and 183 pounds.
The Red Wings own nine more picks in the NHL Draft, which continues on Friday starting with the second round.
Round 2: No. 40
Round 2 via Capitals: No. 52
Round 3: No. 73
Round 4: No. 105
Round 4 via Golden Knights: No. 113
Round 4 via Avalanche: No. 129
Round 5: No. 137
Round 7: No. 201
Round 7 via Kings: No. 212