2022 NHL Entry Draft Results

The 2022 NHL draft was held on July 7, 2022 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Shane Wright was the consensus #1 overall pick to be drafted at the start of the 2021-22 season but as the year went along, NHL scouts and NHL Analysts felt it was a two horse race between Wright and Juraj Slafkovsky.

Juraj Slafkovsky went #1 overall to the Montreal Canadiens followed by surprise #2 overall pick Šimon Nemec selected by the New Jersey Devils.

Wright ended up being drafted 4th overall by the Seattle Kraken.

2022 NHL Entry Draft Round One Results

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
1Juraj Slafkovsky (LW)SlovakiaMontreal CanadiensHC TPS (Liiga)
2Simon Nemec (D)SlovakiaNew Jersey DevilsHK Nitra (Tipos Extraliga)
3Logan Cooley (C)United StatesArizona CoyotesU.S. NTDP (USHL)
4Shane Wright (C)CanadaSeattle KrakenKingston Frontenacs (OHL)
5Cutter Gauthier (LW)United StatesPhiladelphia FlyersU.S. NTDP (USHL)
6David Jiricek (D)Czech RepublicColumbus Blue Jackets (from Chicago)HC Skoda Plzen (Czech Extraliga)
7Kevin Korchinski (D)CanadaChicago Blackhawks (from Ottawa)Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
8Marco Kasper (C)AustriaDetroit Red WingsRogle BK (SHL)
9Matthew Savoie (C)CanadaBuffalo SabresWinnipeg Ice (WHL)
10Pavel Mintyukov (D)RussiaAnaheim DucksSaginaw Spirit (OHL)
11Conor Geekie (C)CanadaArizona Coyotes (from San Jose)Winnipeg Ice (WHL)
12Denton Mateychuk (D)CanadaColumbus Blue JacketsMoose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
13Frank Nazar (C)United StatesChicago Blackhawks (from NY Islanders via Montreal)U.S. NTDP (USHL)
14Rutger McGroarty (LW)United StatesWinnipeg JetsU.S. NTDP (USHL)
15Jonathan Lekkerimaki (RW)SwedenVancouver CanucksDjurgardens IF (SHL)
16Noah Ostlund (C)SwedenBuffalo Sabres (from Vegas)Djurgardens IF (SHL)
17Joakim Kemell (RW)FinlandNashville PredatorsJYP Jyvaskyla (Liiga)
18Lian Bichsel (D)SwitzerlandDallas StarsLeksands IF (SHL)
19Liam Ohgren (LW)SwedenMinnesota Wild (from Los Angeles)Djurgardens IF (SHL)
20Ivan Miroshnichenko (RW)RussiaWashington CapitalsOmskie Krylya (VHL)
21Owen Pickering (D)CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsSwift Current Broncos (WHL)
22Nathan Gaucher (C)CanadaAnaheim Ducks (from Boston)Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
23Jimmy Snuggerud (RW)United StatesSt. Louis BluesU.S. NTDP (USHL)
24Danila Yurov (RW)RussiaMinnesota WildMetallurg Magnitogorsk (KHL)
25Sam Rinzel (D)United StatesChicago Blackhawks (from Toronto)Chaska Hawks (USHS-MN)
26Filip Mesar (RW)SlovakiaMontreal Canadiens (from Calgary)HK Poprad (Tipos Extraliga)
27Filip Bystedt (C)SwedenSan Jose Sharks (from Carolina via Montreal and Arizona)Linkoping HC (SHL)
28Jiri Kulich (C)Czech RepublicBuffalo Sabres (from Florida)Karlovy Vary (Czech Extraliga)
29Maveric Lamoureux (D)CanadaArizona Coyotes (from Edmonton)Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
30Brad Lambert (C)FinlandWinnipeg Jets (from NY Rangers)Lahti Pelicans (Liiga)
31Isaac Howard (LW)United StatesTampa Bay LightningU.S. NTDP (USHL)
32Reid Schaefer (LW)CanadaEdmonton Oilers (from Colorado via Arizona)Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

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