The Red Wings drafted Joe Veleno in the first round, 30th overall, in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-1, 191-pound center is one of four Red Wings prospects writing a blog for our Taking Flight blog series, which chronicles the ups and downs of each player as they work their way to becoming Red Wings. During the 2018-19 season, Veleno played for the Drummondville Voltigeurs in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Last season (2019-20), was Veleno's first season as a pro, playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins, Detroit's American Hockey League affiliate. Here is his 10th blog entry of 'From the Q to the D.'