By @MichaelCaples –
DALLAS – The Detroit Red Wings stayed close to home for their first third-round pick.
The Wings have selected West Bloomfield native Alec Regula with the No. 67 overall pick.
Regula played the 2017-18 season with the London Knights of the OHL; he recorded 25 points in 67 games as a rookie. That comes on the heels of one year in the USHL with the Chicago Steel.
He’s a high school hockey product, as well – Regula said his favorite youth hockey memory was winning a state title with Cranbrook as a freshman.
Regula played for Honeybaked and Compuware before moving to the high school ranks.
What we wrote about him in the preview:
Defenseman | London Knights
6-foot-4 | 203 pounds
West Bloomfield, Mich.
After making the jump to the OHL for 2017-18, Regula thrived with the London Knights, posting 25 points in 67 games for the storied junior franchise. A West Bloomfield native, Regula carries the torch for high school hockey, having played two season for Cranbrook before beginning his junior career.