EDMONTON, AB - JANUARY 02: Lucas Raymond #18 of Sweden takes a shot against goaltender Kari Piiroinen #1 of Finland during the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinals at Rogers Place on January 2, 2021 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)
This afternoon, the Detroit Red Wings announced the signing of Swedish prospect Lucas Raymond to a three-year entry level contract.
The highly touted forward played the 2020-21 season in the Swedish Hockey League, playing with Frolunda. After falling three spots in the 2020 NHL entry level draft, the Detroit Red Wings selected Raymond fourth overall.