The NHL Draft 2023 location will be in Nashville, Tennessee this year held over two days, Wednesday June 28 and Thursday June 28 at Bridgestone Arena.
The NHL mock draft 2023 edition features Connor Bedard going #1 overall.
Which team will draft this next superstar? This will not be found out until April 2023. Top candidates to win the Bedard sweepstakes are the Chicago Blackhawks, Arizona Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers and Montreal Canadiens.
Based on our NHL draft 2023 results below we have the Chicago Blackhawks winning the draft lottery over the Arizona Coyotes.
If you enjoy NHL Playoff Predictions 2023 and you look closely at the 2023 NHL draft results you will see that the Ottawa Senators and Washington Capitals will squeak into the playoffs with the Boston Bruins just missing out in the Eastern Conference.
In the Western Conference the LA Kings and Dallas Stars will battle it out with the Vancouver Canucks for the final playoff spot.
NHL Mock Draft 2023 | NHL Draft 2023 Results
|#||NHL Team||Player||College/Junior Team|
|1||Chicago Blackhawks||Connor Bedard (C)||Regina (WHL)|
|2||Arizona Coyotes||Matvei Michkov (RW)||SKA St. Petersburg (KHL)|
|3||Montreal Canadiens||Adam Fantilli (C)||Michigan (NCAA)|
|4||Philadelphia Flyers||Dalibor Dvorsky C||AIK (HockeyAllsvenskan)|
|5||Seattle Kraken||Zach Benson (LW)||Winnipeg (WHL)|
|6||Anaheim Ducks||Leo Carlsson (C)||Örebro HK (SHL)|
|7||San Jose Sharks||Brayden Yager (C)||Moose Jaw (WHL)|
|8||Columbus Blue Jackets||Calum Ritchie (C)||Oshawa (OHL)|
|9||Buffalo Sabres||Eduard Sale (RW)||HC Kometa Brno U20 (Czech Extraliga U20)|
|10||Winnipeg Jets||Kasper Halttunen (LW)||HIFK (U20 Sm-sarja)|
|11||Detroit Red Wings||Charlie Stramel (RW)||Wisconsin (NCAA)|
|12||New Jersey Devils||Cameron Allen (D)||Guelph (OHL)|
|13||New York Islanders||Matthew Wood (RW)||Victoria (BCHL)|
|14||Nashville Predators||Riley Heidt (C)||Prince George (WHL)|
|15||Vancouver Canucks||Mikhail Gulyayev (D)||Omskie Yastreby (MHL)|
|16||Boston Bruins||Colby Barlow (RW)||Owen Sound (OHL)|
|17||Washington Capitals||Nate Danielson (C)||Brandon (WHL)|
|18||Ottawa Senators||Andrew Cristall (LW)||Kelowna (WHL)|
|19||Los Angeles Kings||Ryan Leonard (RW)||USNTDP U18 (USHL)|
|20||Dallas Stars||Otto Stenberg (C)||Frölunda HC J20 (J20 Nationell)|
|21||St. Louis Blues||Gavin Brindley (C)||Michigan (NCAA)|
|22||Pittsburgh Penguins||Quentin Musty (LW)||Sudbury (OHL)|
|30||Montreal Canadiens (via Florida Panthers)||Alex Ciernik (LW)||Södertälje SK (HockeyAllsvenskan)|
|23||Minnesota Wild||Oliver Moore (C)||USNTDP U18 (USHL)|
|24||Calgary Flames||Daniil But (LW)||Loko Yaroslavl (MHL)|
|27||Vegas Golden Knights||Theo Lindstein (D)||Brynäs IF (SHL)|
|28||Carolina Hurricanes||Ethan Gauthier (RW)||Sherbrooke (QMJHL)|
|29||Chicago Blackhawks (via Tampa Bay Lightning)||Hunter Brzustewicz (D)||Kitchener (OHL)|
|26||Edmonton Oilers||Gabe Perreault (LW)||USNTDP U18 (USHL)|
|25||New York Rangers||Will Smith (C)||USNTDP U18 (USHL)|
|31||Toronto Maple Leafs||Alex Weiermair (C)||USNTDP U18 (USHL)|
|32||Colorado Avalanche||Will Whitelaw (C)||Youngstown (USHL)|