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2022 NHL Draft Results - Round 1



The 2022 NHL draft from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, is now in the books.

There were a few surprises on the first day of the draft. The Canadiens entertained the home crowd with the first overall pick, and a few trades along the way.

225 players in total were drafted over the seven rounds.

Check our Mock Draft to see how we did.

Draft Order for Rounds:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7



Draft#:1
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/229 lbs
Position:LW
Team: TPS (FIN)

Draft#:2
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/199 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: HK Nitra (SVK)

Draft#:3
Ht/Wt:5'10"/180 lbs
Position:C
Team: US NTDP

Draft#:4
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/199 lbs
Position:C
Team: Kingston (OHL)

Draft#:5
Ht/Wt:6' 2"/200 lbs
Position:C/LW
Team: US NTDP

Draft#:6 *
Ht/Wt:6' 3"/189 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: HC Plzen (CZE)

Draft#:7 *
Ht/Wt:6' 2"/185 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Seattle (WHL)

Draft#:8
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/187 lbs
Position:C
Team: Rögle BK J20 (SWE)

Draft#:9
Ht/Wt:5' 9"/170 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Winnipeg (WHL)

Draft#:10
Ht/Wt:6' 2"/194 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Saginaw (OHL)

Draft#:11 *
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/190 lbs
Position:C
Team: Winnipeg (WHL)


Draft#:12
Ht/Wt:5'10"/194 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Moose Jaw (WHL)

Draft#:13 *
Ht/Wt:5'10"/180 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: US NTDP

Draft#:14
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/204 lbs
Position:C/W
Team: US NTDP

Draft#:15
Ht/Wt:5'10"/171 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Djurgårdens IF J20 (SWE)

Draft#:16 *
Ht/Wt:5'10"/164 lbs
Position:C
Team: Djurgårdens IF J20 (SWE)

Draft#:17
Ht/Wt:5'10"/185 lbs
Position:RW
Team: JYP (FIN)

Draft#:18
Ht/Wt:6' 6"/225 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Leksands IF J20 (SWI)

Draft#:19
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/201 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Djurgardens IF J20 (SWE)

Draft#:20
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/185 lbs
Position:RW/LW
Team: Omskie (MHL)

Draft#:21
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/180 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Swift Current (WHL)

Draft#:22
Ht/Wt:6' 3"/207 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Québec (QMJHL)


Draft#:23 *
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/188 lbs
Position:RW
Team: US NTDP

Draft#:24
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/178 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Magnitogorsk (KHL)

Draft#:25 *
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/180 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: Chaska USHS-MN

Draft#:26 *
Ht/Wt:5'10"/174 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: HK Poprad (SVK)

Draft#:27 *
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/204 lbs
Position:C
Team: Linköping HC J20 (SWE)

Draft#:28 *
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/182 lbs
Position:C
Team: HC Energie Karlovy Vary (CZE)

Draft#:29 *
Ht/Wt:6' 7"/199 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: Drummondville (QMJHL)

Draft#:31 *
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/183 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Pelican (Liiga)

Draft#:31
Ht/Wt:5'10"/180 lbs
Position:LW
Team: US NTDP

Draft#:32 *
Ht/Wt:6' 3"/214 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Seattle (WHL)

 

    2022 NHL Draft Notes

    Draft Day First Round Traded Picks

    # 11 and # 27 - The Arizona Coyotes receive the San Jose Sharks 2022 1st round pick (# 11) for a 2022 1st round pick (# 27) and two 2022 2nd round picks (# 34 and 45).

    # 13 - The Chicago Blackhawks receive the New York Islanders 2022 1st round pick (via MTL) and a 2022 3rd round pick (# 66) for Kirby Dach. The Montreal Canadiens acquired the Islanders 1st round pick (# 13) for Alex Romanov and a 2022 4th round pick (# 99).

    # 25 - The Chicago Blackhawks receive the Toronto Maple Leafs 2022 1st round pick (# 25) and Petr Mrazek for a 2022 2nd round pick (# 38).

    # 29 and 32 - The Arizona Coyotes receive the Edmonton Oilers 2022 1st round pick (# 29), Zack Kassian, 2025 2nd and a 2024 3rd for a 2022 1st round pick.

    Pre-draft First Round Traded Picks

    # 6 - The Columbus Blue Jackets receive the Chicago Blackhawks 2022 1st round pick (top 2 protected in '22 and unprotected in '23), 2021 1st round pick (# 11 Cole Sillinger), 2021 2nd round pick (#43 Aleksi Heimosalmi) and Adam Boqvist for Seth Jones, 2021 1st round pick (# 31 Nolan Allan), and a 2022 6th round pick.

    # 7 - The Chicago Blackhawks receive the Ottawa Senators 1st and 2nd (# 39) round picks, and a 2023 3rd round pick for Alex DeBrincat.

    # 16 - The Buffalo Sabres receive the Vegas Golden Knights 2022 1st round pick (top 10 protected), Alex Tuch, Peyton Krebs and a 2023 3rd round pick for Jack Eichel and a 2023 3rd round pick.

    # 22 - The Anaheim Ducks receive the Boston Bruins 2022 1st round pick, 2023 and 2024 2nd round picks, John Moore and Urho Vaakanainen for Hampus Lindholm (50% salary retained) and Kodie Curran.

    # 26 - The Montreal Canadiens receive the Calgary Flames 2022 1st round pick (top 10 protected, or a 2023 1st and 2024 4th), 2024 5th round pick, Emil Heinemann and Tyler Pitlick.

    # 27 - The Arizona Coyotes receive a Montreal Canadiens conditional 2022 1st round pick and a 2024 2nd round pick for Christian Dvorak. The Coyotes receive the better of the Canadiens and Carolina Hurricanes 1st round picks. If either or both of the Canadiens and Hurricanes are in the top 10 after the draft lottery, the Coyotes will get the worse of the two. * - The Montreal Canadiens receive the Carolina Hurricanes 2022 1st round and 3rd round picks for not matching the offer sheet for Jesperi Kotkaniemi.

    # 28 - The Buffalo Sabres receive the Florida Panthers 2022 1st round pick and Devon Levi for Sam Reinhart.

    # 30 - The Winnipeg Jets receive the New York Rangers 2022 1st round pick (was a conditional 2nd), 2022 2nd round pick (# 55), Morgan Barron, and a 2023 5th round pick for Andrew Copp and a 2023 6th round pick.

    # 32 - The Arizona Coyotes receive the Colorado Avalanche's 2022 1st round pick, Conor Timmins, and a conditional 2024 3rd round pick (if the Avalanche will the up in 2021-22 and Kuemper plays in 50 percent of their playoff games) for Darcy Kuemper.