Son of Wings' Draper selected in OHL draft
Kienan Draper, the son of four-time Stanley Cup champion Kris Draper of the Detroit Red Wings, was selected in the eighth round of the Ontario Hockey League draft on Saturday.
The 16-year-old Draper was drafted by the Saginaw Spirit, whose owners include former Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood and Jimmy Devellano, the team's senior vice president.
Kienan Draper, a native of Bloomfield Hills, is a 5'10", 160-pound forward with Detroit Little Caesars.
Kris Draper is now an assistant general manager with the Red Wings.
Here's a list of the other local players taken in the 15-round OHL draft:
► Antonio Stanges (Plymouth/Little Caesars/C-LW), 2nd round, London
► Sahil Panwar (Troy/Honeybaked/C), 2nd round, London
► Xavier Medina (Wayne/Honeybaked/G), 3rd round, Windsor
► Frank Jenkins (Fraser/Honeybaked/D), 5th round, Hamilton
► Mitchell Smith (Saginaw/Oakland Grizzlies/D), 5th round, Saginaw
► Ryan Beck (Linden/Oakland Grizzlies/C), 6th round, Barrie
► Avery Hayes (Westland/Honeybaked/C-RW), 6th round, Hamilton
► Tanner Kelly (Clarkston/Little Caesars/RW), 7th round, Windsor
► Tanner Latsch (Twin Lake/Honeybaked/C), 7th round, Owen Sound
► Carter Mazur (Jackson/Little Caesars/LW), 7th round, Saginaw
► Dominic Mufarreh (Livonia/Compuware/C), 7th round, Sault Ste. Marie
► Jacob Badal (Flushing/Honeybaked/LW), 8th round, Flint
► Kyle Van Compernolle (Williamsburg/Fox Motors/RW), 10th round, Kitchener
► Joseph Tynan (Little Caesars/G), 10th round, Niagara
► Jackson Kocur (Saginaw/Honeybaked/LW), 10th round, Sarnia
► Bryan Huggins (Grand Rapids/Meijer/D), 11th round, Erie
► Matthew Sredl (Honeybaked/D), 12th round, Barrie
► Ben Schoen (Little Caesars/C), 12th round, Sarnia
► Nicholas Chmelevski (Northville/Oakland Grizzlies/C), 13th round, Ottawa
► Patrick Guzzo (Marysville/Little Caesars/C-LW), 13th round, Oshawa
► Nicholas Sova (Troy/Oakland Grizzlies/D), 13th round, Hamilton
► Joseph Teasdale (Royal Oak/Oakland Grizzlies/C), 15th round, Guelph
Antonio Stanges (2nd round, London) was one of three Michigan recruits who were selected in the OHL draft.
Also drafted were center Cole Perfetti (1st round, Saginaw) and defenseman Owen Power (2nd round, Mississauga).