Wings select right wing Martin Frk

The Wings nabbed right wing Martin Frk, who played for Halifax in the QMJHL, with their first pick, 49th overall.

Frk has had some concussion issues, but could be a steal for Detroit at 49th overall.

Here is his profile off

• Frk played only 34 games during an injury-plagued 2011-12 season, recording 29 points (16-13–29). He added 11 points (5-6–11) in 17 playoff contests to help the Mooseheads reach the Western Conference Finals.

• In 2010-11, Frk led Halifax rookies and finished fourth overall among QMJHL freshmen with 50 points (22-28–50) in 62 games.

• He was the youngest player to represent the Czech Republic at the 2011 World Junior Championship, leading the team with three goals in six games. Frk also competed at the 2010 and 2011 Under-18 World Championship, where he tied for the team lead in scoring in 2010 (2-5–7) and 2011 (1-4–5).

• Prior to making the jump to the QMJHL, Frk competed for HC Karlovy of the Czech Under-20 League.

• He wears #91 because of childhood idol Sergei Federov.


NHL player: Pavel Datsyuk
NHL team: Washington Capitals
Shootout move: Five hole
Goal celebration: Grab the ice on one knee
Video game: Zombies
Movie: Miracle
Actor: Sylvester Stallone
Cartoon character: Bugs Bunny
Pump-up song: Anything by Lil Wayne
Food: Chinese
Sport (other than hockey): Soccer
Breakfast food: Eggs
Superhero: Spiderman


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