NHL Draft 2012: 4 Holes the Detroit Red Wings Will Look to Fill at the Draft

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NHL Draft 2012: 4 Holes the Detroit Red Wings Will Look to Fill at the Draft
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Brendan Smith, drafted in the first round of the 2007 NHL Draft By Detroit.

The Detroit Red Wings have been known to delve into the draft, selecting the most uncanny players that have been bypassed by many.

The names Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg come to mind.

But sometimes it isn't always about finding the perfect player to fill a position in hopes that that player will be available when your selection comes.

Instead, it can be about selecting by a type of player that can be used to fill a position of need, and selecting the best player available at that position.

The Red Wings need to fill a couple holes, but they don't have a first round pick because of the Kyle Quincey trade.

Looks like they're going mining for gold again in the later rounds.

Here are four positions Detroit will attempt to fill through the draft.

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