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2022 NHL Mock Draft


Our initial 2022 NHL Mock Draft

Team needs and tendencies have been loosley been taken into consideration.

The draft order is based on the odds to the win the 2022 Stanley Cup, with ties listed in alphabetical order.

The NHL draft will be held in Montreal next June and will done live for the first time since 2019.

We've begun to fill profile pages with scouting notes for most players in our mock. Stats and videos for almost all top prospects are live.

Mock Draft - 1st round - updated on August 30th.




1
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/187 lbs
Position:C
Team: Kingston (OHL)


2
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/185 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Omskie (MHL)


3
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/179 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: JYP (Liiga)


4
Ht/Wt:5'10"/181 lbs
Position:C
Team: Winnipeg (WHL)


5
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/192 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: HK Nitra (SVK)


6
Ht/Wt:6' 3"/176 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: HC Plzen (CZE)


7
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/205 lbs
Position:C
Team: Winnipeg (WHL)


8
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/172 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Magnitogorsk (KHL)


9
Ht/Wt:5'10"/174 lbs
Position:C
Team: US NTDP


10 *
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/225 lbs
Position:LW
Team: TPS (FIN)


11
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/161 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: Skellefteå AIK J20 (SWE)


12
Ht/Wt:5'11"/192 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Moose Jaw (WHL)


13
Ht/Wt:5'10"/183 lbs
Position:LW
Team: US NTDP


14
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/194 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: US NTDP


15
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/205 lbs
Position:C
Team: US NTDP


16
Ht/Wt:5'11"/176 lbs
Position:RW
Team: JYP (FIN)


17
Ht/Wt:5'10"/161 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: US NTDP


18
Ht/Wt:6' 2"/174 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: Gatineau (QMJHL)


19
Ht/Wt:6' 3"/207 lbs
Position:C
Team: Québec (QMJHL)


20 *
Ht/Wt:5'10"/174 lbs
Position:RW
Team: US NTDP


21
Ht/Wt:6' 2"/183 lbs
Position:C/LW
Team: Guelph (OHL)


22
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/165 lbs
Position:F
Team: Northeastern U (NCAA)


23
Ht/Wt:5' 8"/163 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Gatineau (QMJHL)


24 *
Ht/Wt:5' 7"/148 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: US NTDP


25
Ht/Wt:5'11"/196 lbs
Position:RW
Team: US NTDP


26
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/190 lbs
Position:G
Team: Prince George (WHL)


27 *
Ht/Wt:6' 3"/187 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Jokerit U20 (FIN)


28
Ht/Wt:5'10"/154 lbs
Position:C
Team: Kingston Frontenacs


29
Ht/Wt:5' 8"/172 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: North Bay (OHL)


30
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/176 lbs
Position:RW
Team: US NTDP


31
Ht/Wt:6' 7"/234 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Moskva (MHL)


32 *
Ht/Wt:5'10"/152 lbs
Position:C
Team: Tri-City (USHL)


 

    2022 NHL Draft Notes

    # 10 - 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.

    # 20 - 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.

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

    # 27 - The Montreal Canadiens receive the Carolina Hurricanes 2022 1st round and 3rd round picks for not matching the offer sheet for Jesperi Kotkaniemi.

    # 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.