NHL Note - Detroit Red Wings Rasmussen, Michael

Aug 6, 2017 - 7:38 AM C Michael Rasmussen, the Detroit Red Wings' 2017 first-round pick, agreed to terms on a three-year entry-level contract Saturday. Rasmussen, 18, was selected with the ninth overall pick of the NHL draft on June 23. The 6-6, 221-pound forward is currently skating for Canada at the World Junior Summer Showcase at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Mich., and is slated to serve as captain of the Western Hockey League's Tri-City Americans for the 2017-18 campaign. Rasmussen spent the past two seasons with Tri-City and ranked second on the team in 2016-17 with 32 goals, despite missing the final 22 games of the season due to a wrist injury.

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