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Shai Buium

Born:March 26, 2003Draft:2021 Red Wings 36th Overall
Hometown:San Diego, CaliforniaPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:N/ACurrent Team:University of Denver

Shai Buium (born March 26, 2003) is an American ice hockey defenseman currently playing with the University of Denver as a prospect for the Detroit Red Wings. He was selected by the Red Wings with the 36th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. Buium was a member of Denver’s NCAA championship team in 2022.

Shai Buium University of Denver
Shai Buium, University of Denver (Photo by M. Anthony Nesmith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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  • USHL All-Rookie Second Team (2021)
  • NCAA Champion (2022)