University of Denver incoming freshman defenseman Shai Buium, a imaginable first-round NHL draught prime entering Friday, was selected by the Detroit Red Wings 4 picks into the 2nd circular (36th overall) connected Saturday.
Buium, 18, was ranked by No. 20 by Central Scouting among North American skaters. The San Diego autochthonal was successful Plymouth, Mich., connected Saturday preparing for the U.S. World Junior Showcase. He is surviving successful Denver this summertime and grooming with his aboriginal teammates.
Three different players with DU ties were drafted aboriginal Saturday. Incoming freshman defenseman Sean Behrens went to the Avalanche precocious successful the 2nd circular (61st overall) and incoming freshman guardant Carter Mazur was selected by the Red Wings aboriginal successful the 3rd circular (70th). Also, 2022 unsigned enlistee Samu Salminen went 68th to the Devils.
Behrens and Mazur are besides Americans participating astatine the U.S. World Junior Showcase successful Michigan.
The rostered Pioneers marque up the archetypal 3 DU players selected successful the archetypal 3 rounds of the aforesaid NHL draft.