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2022 NHL Mock Draft


Our 2022 NHL Mock Draft

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

The draft order is based after NHL draft lottery and heading into the Conferenace Finals. The Canadiens won the lottery and will select No. 1. The New Jersey Devils move up from No. 5 to No.2.

The NHL draft will be held in Montreal on July 7th and 8th and will done live for the first time since 2019.

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

Mock Draft - 1st round - updated on June 28th.




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


2
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/225 lbs
Position:LW
Team: TPS (FIN)


3
Ht/Wt:5'10"/174 lbs
Position:C
Team: US NTDP


4
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/192 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: HK Nitra (SVK)


5
Ht/Wt:6' 3"/176 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: HC Plzen (CZE)


6 *
Ht/Wt:6' 2"/190 lbs
Position:C/LW
Team: US NTDP


7
Ht/Wt:5'11"/176 lbs
Position:RW
Team: JYP (FIN)


8
Ht/Wt:5' 9"/181 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Winnipeg (WHL)


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


10
Ht/Wt:6' 2"/185 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Seattle (WHL)


11
Ht/Wt:5'11"/172 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Djurgårdens IF J20 (SWE)


12
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/192 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Saginaw (OHL)


13
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/205 lbs
Position:C
Team: Winnipeg (WHL)


14
Ht/Wt:5'11"/192 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Moose Jaw (WHL)


15
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/183 lbs
Position:C
Team: Rögle BK J20 (SWE)


16 *
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/172 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Magnitogorsk (KHL)


17
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/179 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Pelican (Liiga)


18
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/182 lbs
Position:C
Team: HC Energie Karlovy Vary (CZE)


19
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/205 lbs
Position:C/W
Team: US NTDP


20
Ht/Wt:6' 5"/212 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Leksands IF J20 (SWI)


21
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/179 lbs
Position:RW
Team: US NTDP


22
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/187 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Djurgardens IF J20 (SWE)


23 *
Ht/Wt:6' 4"/180 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Swift Current (WHL)


24
Ht/Wt:5'10"/153 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Moose Jaw (WHL)


25
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/185 lbs
Position:RW/LW
Team: Omskie (MHL)


26 *
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/183 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Djurgårdens IF J20 (SWE)


27 *
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/194 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: US NTDP


28 *
Ht/Wt:5'10"/172 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: HK Poprad (SVK)


29
Ht/Wt:5'10"/163 lbs
Position:C
Team: Djurgårdens IF J20 (SWE)


30
Ht/Wt:6' 0"/190 lbs
Position:C
Team: Mississauga (OHL)


31
Ht/Wt:5'10"/183 lbs
Position:LW
Team: US NTDP


32 *
Ht/Wt:6' 1"/185 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Omskie (VHL)


 

    2022 NHL Draft Notes

    # 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.

    # 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.

    # 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.