TORONTO, ON - APRIL 26: Mitchell Stephens #22 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck against Timothy Liljegren #37 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at Scotiabank Arena on April 26, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Red Wings 3-0. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

The Detroit Red Wings will pick eighth in the first round of the 2022 NHL Draft, set to take place July 7-8 in Montreal.

Detroit entered the NHL Draft Lottery with the eighth-best odds to score the top overall pick. They didn’t move up or down after the lottery drawings.

The Montreal Canadiens drew the top pick.

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