Red Wings take Moritz Seider in NHL Draft
Monday, June 24, 2019

(VANCOUVER) - At sixth overall in the 2019 NHL draft, the Detroit Red Wings picked German defenseman Moritz Seider last week at Rogers Arena. Seider was rookie of the year in the DEL, Germany’s top men’s hockey league in 2018-19. He had six points in 29 games for Mannheim. He brings size at 6 feet 3 and 208 pounds, and shoots right. It was the first pick with Steve Yzerman as general manager. Seider was ranked sixth among European skaters in final draft rankings.