2022 NHL draft tracker: Full list of picks, latest news, trades, rumors

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The Montreal Canadiens selected Juraj Slafkovsky with the first pick of the 2022 NHL draft. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)
The Montreal Canadiens selected Juraj Slafkovsky with the first pick of the 2022 NHL draft. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

The first round of the 2022 NHL draft lived up to the hype. There was drama at the top, with the Montreal Canadiens selecting Slovakian winger Juraj Slafkovsky first overall in front of a raucous home crowd, while consensus top pick Shane Wright slipped to the Seattle Kraken at No. 4. The draft floor was also buzzing, with a number of big trades occurring throughout the night. Although Day 2 will lack the spectacle, it won't be short on storylines, with six rounds of picks and potentially other big moves to be made. Follow along for live updates of every selection, signing and trade as they happen.

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Round 1

1. Montreal Canadiens: LW, Juraj Slafkovsky, TPS (Finnish Liiga)

2. New Jersey Devils: D, Simon Nemec, Nitra HMC (Slovak Tipos Extraliga)

3. Arizona Coyotes: C, Logan Cooley, United States National Development Program

4. Seattle Kraken: C, Shane Wright, Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)

5. Philadelphia Flyers: LW, Cutter Gauthier, USNTDP

6. Columbus Blue Jackets (from Chicago): D, David Jiricek, HC Skoda Plzen (Czech Extraliga)

7. Chicago Blackhawks (from Ottawa): D, Kevin Korchinski, Seattle Thunderbids (WHL)

8. Detroit Red Wings: C, Marco Kasper, Rogle BK (SHL)

9. Buffalo Sabres: C, Matthew Savoie, Winnipeg Ice (WHL)

10. Anaheim Ducks: D, Pavel Mintyukov, Saginaw Spirit (OHL)

11. Arizona Coyotes (from San Jose): C, Conor Geekie, Winnipeg Ice (WHL)

12. Columbus Blue Jackets: D, Denton Mateychuk, Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)

13. Chicago Blackhawks (from Islanders): C, Frank Nazar, USNTDP

14. Winnipeg Jets: LW, Rutger McGroarty, USNTDP

15. Vancouver Canucks: RW, Jonathan Lekkerimaki, Djurgårdens IF (SHL)

16. Buffalo Sabres (from Vegas): C, Noah Ostlund, Djurgårdens IF (SHL)

17. Nashville Predators: LW, Joakim Kemell, JYP (Liiga)

18. Dallas Stars: D, Lian Bichsal, Leksands IF (SHL)

19. Minnesota Wild (from Los Angeles): LW, Liam Ohgren, Djurgårdens IF (SHL)

20. Washington Capitals: LW, Ivan Miroshnichenko, Omskie Krylia (VHL)

21. Pittsburgh Penguins: D, Owen Pickering, Swift Current Broncos (WHL)

22. Anaheim Ducks (from Boston): C, Nathan Gaucher, Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)

23. St. Louis Blues: RW, Jimmy Snuggerud, USNTDP

24. Minnesota Wild: RW, Danila Yurov, Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk (MHL)

25. Chicago Blackhawks (from Toronto): D, Sam Rinzel, Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)

26. Montreal Canadiens (from Calgary): RW, Filip Mesar, HK Poprad (Slovakia)

27. San Jose Sharks (from Arizona via Carolina via Montreal): C, Filip Bystedt, Linköping HC (SHL)

28. Buffalo Sabres (from Florida): C, Jiri Kulich, HC Energie Karlovy Vary (Czechia)

29. Arizona Coyotes (from Edmonton): D, Maveric Lamoureux, Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)

30. Winnipeg Jets (from New York): C, Brad Lambert, Pelicans (Liiga)

31. Tampa Bay Lightning: LW, Isaac Howard, USNTDP

32. Edmonton Oilers (from Arizona): LW, Reid Schaefer, Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

Round 2

33. Montreal Canadiens: C, Owen Beck, Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)

34. San Jose Sharks: C, Cameron Lund, Green Bay (USHL)

35. Seattle Kraken: RW, Jagger Firkus, Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)

36. Arizona Coyotes: D, Artyom Duda, Krasnaya Armiya Moskva (MHL)

37. Washington Capitals: D, Ryan Chesley, USNTDP

38. Toronto Maple Leafs: C, Fraser Minten, Kamloops Blazers (WHL)

39. Chicago Blackhawks: C, Paul Ludwinski, Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)

40. Detroit Red Wings: LW, Dylan James, Sioux City (USHL)

41. Buffalo Sabres: Topias Leinonen, JYP Jr. (Finland)

42. Anaheim Ducks: D, Noah Warren, Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)

43. Arizona Coyotes: LW, Julian Lutz, Munchen (Germany)

44. Columbus Blue Jackets: C, Luca Del Bel Belluz, Mississauga (OHL)

45. San Jose Sharks: D, Mattias Havelid, Linkoping Jr. (Sweden)

46. New Jersey Devils: D, Seamus Casey, USNTDP

47. Minnesota Wild: C, Hunter Haight, Barrie Colts (OHL)

48. Vegas Golden Knights: C, Matias Sapovaliv, Saginaw Spirit (OHL)

49. Seattle Kraken: RW, Jani Nyman, Ilves (Finland)

50. Dallas Stars: D, Christian Kyrou, Erie Otters (OHL)

51. Los Angeles Kings: C, Jack Hughes, Northeastern (NCAA)

52. Detroit Red Wings: LW, Dmitri Buchelnikov, SKA (Russia)

53. Anaheim Ducks: D, Tristan Luneau, Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)

54. Boston Bruins: C, Matthew Poitras, Guelph Storm (OHL)

55. Winnipeg Jets: D, Elias Salomonsson, Skelleftea (Sweden)

56. Minnesota Wild: LW, Rieger Lorenz, Okotoks (AJHL)

57. Chicago Blackhawks: C, Ryan Greene, Green Bay (USHL)

58. Seattle Kraken: G, Niklas Kokko, Karpat Jr. (Finland)

59. Calgary Flames: C, Topi Ronni, Tappara Jr. (Finland)

60. Carolina Hurricanes: LW, Gleb Trikozov, Omsk 2 (Russia)

61. Seattle Kraken: C, David Goyette, Sudbury Wolves (OHL)

62. Montreal Canadiens: D, Lane Hudson, USNTDP

63. New York Rangers: LW, Adam Sykora, Nitra (Slovakia)

64. Ottawa Senators: D, Filip Nordberg, Sodertalje Jr. (Sweden)

65. New York Islanders: D, Calle Odelius, Djurgarden Jr. (Sweden)

Round 3

66. Chicago Blackhawks: LW, Gavin Hayes, Flint Firebirds (OHL)

67. Arizona Coyotes: RW, Mikko Matikka, Jokerit Jr. (Finland)

68. Seattle Kraken: D, Ty Nelson, North Bay Battalion (OHL)

69. Philadelphia Flyers: RW, Devin Kaplan, USNTDP

70. Washington Capitals: LW, Alexander Suzdalev, HV 71 Jr. (Sweden)

71. Carolina Hurricanes: LW, Alexander Perevalov, Yaroslavl Jr. (Russia)

72. Ottawa Senators: RW, Oskar Petterson, Rogle Jr. (Sweden)

73. St. Louis Blues: C, Alekstanteri Kaskimaki, HIFK Jr. (Finland)

74. Buffalo Sabres: LW, Viktor Neuchev, Yekaterinburg 2 (Russia)

75. Montreal Canadiens: C, Vinzenz Rohrer, Ottawa 67s (OHL)

76. San Jose Sharks: D, Michael Fisher, St. Mark's High School

77. Winnipeg Jets: C, Danil Zhilkin, Guelph Storm (OHL)

78. New York Islanders: LW, Quinn Finley, Madison (USHL)

79. Vegas Golden Knights: C, Jordan Gustafson, Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

80. Vancouver Canucks: D, Elias Pettersson, Orebro Jr. (Sweden)

81. Chicago Blackhawks: LW, Samuel Savoie, Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)

82. Nashville Predators: C, Adam Ingram, Youngstown (USHL)

83. Dallas Stars: D, George Fegaras, North York (OJHL)

84. Nashville Predators: D, Kasper Kulonummi, Jokerit Jr. (Finland)

85. Washington Capitals: LW, Ludwig Persson, Frolunda Jr. (Sweden)

86. Tampa Bay Lightning: RW, Lucas Edmonds, Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)

87. Ottawa Senators: D, Tomas Hamara, Tappara Jr. (Finland)

88. St. Louis Blues: D, Michael Buchinger, Guelph Storm (OHL)

89. Minnesota Wild: LW, Michael Milne, Winnipeg Ice (WHL)

90. Chicago Blackhawks: C, Aidan Thompson, Lincoln (USHL)

91. Seattle Kraken: C, Ben Macdonald, Noble & Greenough

92. Montreal Canadiens: D, Adam Engstrom, Djurgarden Jr. (Sweden)

93. Florida Panthers: D, Mark Alscher, Portland Winterhawks (WHL)

94. Arizona Coyotes: D, Jeremy Langlois, Cape Breton Eagles (QMJHL)

95. Toronto Maple Leafs: RW, Nicholas Moldenhauer, Chicago (USHL)

96. Columbus Blue Jackets: RW, Jordan Dumais, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)

97. New York Rangers: C, Bryce Mcconnell-Barker, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)

Round 4

98. New York Islanders: D, Isaiah George, London Knights (OHL)

99. Winnipeg Jets: D, Garrett Brown, Sioux City (USHL)

100. Seattle Kraken: D, Tyson Jugnauth, West Kelowna (BCHL)

101. Carolina Hurricanes: D, Simon Forsmark, Orebro (Sweden)

102. New Jersey Devils: G, Tyler Brennan, Prince George Cougars (WHL)

103. Los Angeles Kings: C, Kenny Connors, Dubuque (USHL)

104. Ottawa Senators: C, Stephen Halliday, Dubuque (USHL)

105. Detroit Red Wings: D, Anton Johansson, Leksand Jr. (Sweden)

106. Buffalo Sabres: D, Mats Lindgren, Kamloops Blazers (WHL)

107. Anaheim Ducks: C, Ben King, Red Deer Rebels (WHL)

108. San Jose Sharks: G, Mason Beaupit, Spokane Chiefs (WHL)

109. Columbus Blue Jackets: RW, Kirill Dolzhenkov, CSKA 2 (Russia)

110. New Jersey Devils: D, Daniil Orlov, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 2 (Russia)

111. New York Rangers: C, Noah Laba, Lincoln (USHL)

112. Vancouver Canucks: C, Daimon Gardner, Warroad

113. Detroit Red Wings: C, Amadeus Lombardi, Flint Firebirds (OHL)

114. Nashville Predators: RW, Cole O'Hara, Tri-City (USHL)

115. Dallas Stars: D, Gavin White, Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)

116. Los Angeles Kings: D, Angus Booth, Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)

117. Boston Bruins: C, Cole Spicer, USNTDP

118. Pittsburgh Penguins: G, Sergey Murashov, Loko-76 Yaroslavl (Russia)

119. Boston Bruins: C, Dans Locmelis, Lulea Jr. (Sweden)

120. St. Louis Blues: D, Arseni Koromyslov, Ska St-Petersburg 2 (Russia)

121. Minnesota Wild: D, Ryan Healey, Sioux Falls (USHL)

122. Toronto Maple Leafs: G, Dennis Hildeby, Farjestad Jr. (Sweden)

123. Seattle Kraken: C, Tucker Robertson, Peterborough Petes (OHL)

124. Carolina Hurricanes: RW, Cruz Lucius, USNTDP

125. Florida Panthers: D, Ludvig Jansson, Sodertalje (Sweden)

126. New Jersey Devils: D, Charles Leddy, USNTDP

127. Montreal Canadiens: LW, Cedric Guindon, Owen Sound Attack (OHL)

128. Vegas Golden Knights: G, Cameron Whitehead, Lincoln (USHL)

129. Detroit Red Wings: LW, Maximilian Kilpinen, Orebro Jr. (Sweden)

Round 5

130. Montreal Canadiens: C, Jared Davidson, Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

131. Arizona Coyotes: D, Matthew Morden, St. Andrews College

132. Boston Bruins: D, Frederic Brunet, Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)

133. Philadelphia Flyers: LW, Alex Bump, Prior Lake

134. Buffalo Sabres: D, Vsevolod Komarov, Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)

135. Toronto Maple Leafs: RW, Nikita Grebenkin, Magnitogorsk 2 (Russia)

136. Ottawa Senators: D, Jorian Donovan, Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)

137. Detroit Red Wings: D, Tnias Mathurin, North Bay Battalion (OHL)

138. Columbus Blue Jackets: G, Sergei Ivanov, Ska St-Petersburg 2 (Russia)

139. Anaheim Ducks: L, Connor Hvidston, Swift Current Broncos (WHL)

140. San Jose Sharks: D, Jake Furlong, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)

141. New Jersey Devils: RW, Petr Hauser, Sparta Jr. (Czechia)

142. New York Islanders: RW, Matthew Maggio, Windsor Spitfires (OHL)

143. Ottawa Senators: RW, Cameron O'Neill, Mount St-Charles

144. Vancouver Canucks: G, Ty Young, Prince George Cougards (WHL)

145. Vegas Golden Knights: C, Patrick Guay, Charlettetown Islanders (QMJHL)

146. Nashville Predators: D, Graham Sward, Spokane Chiefs (WHL)

147. Dallas Stars: G, Maxim Mayorov, Togliatt 2 (Russia)

148. Los Angeles Kings: D, Otto Salin, HIFK Jr. (Finland)

149. Washington Capitals: C, Jake Karabela, Guelph Storm (OHL)

150. Pittsburgh Penguins: C, Zam Plante, Hermantown

151. Ottawa Senators: G, Kevin Reidler, AIK Jr. (Sweden)

152. St. Louis Blues: D, Marc-Andre Gaudet, Acadie-Bathurst Drakkar (QMJHL)

153. Minnesota Wild: D, David Spacek, Sherbrooke Phoenix (QMJHL)

154. Anaheim Ducks: RW, Michael Callow, St. Sebastians School

155. Calgary Flames: LW, Parker Bell, Tri-City (USHL)

156. Carolina Hurricanes: D, Vladimir Grudinin, CSKA 2 (Russia)

157. Florida Panthers: LW, Sandis Vilmanis, Lulea Jr. (Sweden)

158. Edmonton Oilers: G, Samuel Jonsson, Brynas Jr. (Sweden)

159. New York Rangers: D, Vittorio Mancini, Nebraska-Omaha (NCHC)

160. Tampa Bay Lightning: G, Nick Malik, Kookoo (Finland)

161. New York Rangers: LW, Maxim Barbashev, Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)

Round 6

162. Montreal Canadiens: G, Emmett Croteau, Waterloo (USHL)

163. Arizona Coyotes: D, Maksymilian Szuber, Munchen (Germany)

164. Seattle Kraken: C, Barrett Hall, Gentry Academy

165. Philadelphia Flyers: D, Hunter Mcdonald, Chicago (USHL)

166. New Jersey Devils: LW, Josh Filmon, Swift Current Broncos (WHL)

167. Pittsburgh Penguins: D, Nolan Collins, Sudbury Wolves (OHL)

168. Ottawa Senators: D, Theo Wallberg, Skelleftea Jr. (Sweden)

169. Los Angeles Kings: RW, Jared Wright, Omaha (USHL)

170. Buffalo Sabres: RW, Jake Richard, Muskegon (USHL)

171. Carolina Hurricanes: G, Jakub Vondras, Plzem Jr. (Czechia)

172. San Jose Sharks: RW, Joey Muldowney, Nichols School

173. Chicago Blackhawks: C, Dominic James, Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA)

174: New York Islanders: LW, Daylan Kuefler, Kamloops Blazers (WHL)

175: Winnipeg Jets: C, Fabian Wagner, Linkoping Jr. (Sweden)

176. Vancouver Canucks: D, Jackson Dorrington, Des Moines (USHL)

177. Vegas Golden Knights: RW, Ben Hemmerling, Everett Silvertips (WHL)

178. Anaheim Ducks: G, Vyacheslav Buteyets, Chelmet (Russia)

179. Dallas Stars: RW, Matthew Seminoff, Kamploops Blazers (WHL)

180. Los Angeles Kings: D, Jack Sparkes, St. Michaels (OHJL)

181. Washington Capitals: RW, Ryan Hofer, Everett Silvertips (WHL)

182. Pittsburgh Penguins: C, Luke Devlin, St. Andrews College

183. Boston Bruins: G, Reid Dyck, Swift Current Broncos (WHL)

184. St. Louis Blues: RW, Landon Sim, London Knights (OHL)

185. Minnesota Wild: C, Servac Petrovsky, Owen Sound Attack (OHL)

186. Florida Panthers: LW, Josh Davies, Swift Current Broncos (WHL)

187. Buffalo Sabres: C, Gustav Karlsson, Orebro Jr. (Sweden)

188. Chicago Blackhawks: RW, Nils Juntorp, HV 71 Jr. (Sweden)

189. Florida Panthers: G, Tyler Muszelik, USNTDP

190. Edmonton Oilers: D, Nikita Yevseyev, Bars Kazan (Russia)

191. New York Rangers: C, Zakary Karpa, Harvard (NCAA)

192. Tampa Bay Lightning: RW, Connor Kurth, Dubuque (USHL)

193. Colorado Avalanche: D, Chris Romaine, Milton Academy

Round 7

194. Montreal Canadiens: D, Petteri Nurmi, HPK (Finland)

195. San Jose Sharks: D, Eli Barnett, Victoria (BCHL)

196. Seattle Kraken: C, Kyle Jackson, North Bay Battalion (OHL)

197. Philadelphia Flyers: LW, Santeri Sulku, Jokerit Jr. (Finland)

198. New Jersey Devils: D, Artem Barabosha, CSKA 2 (Russia)

199. Chicago Blackhawks: C, Riku Tohila, JYP Jr. (Finland)

200. Boston Bruins: D, Jackson Edward, London Knights (OHL)

201. Detroit Red Wings: C, Owen Mehlenbacher, Muskegon (USHL)

202. Buffalo Sabres: RW, Joel Ratkovic Berndtsson, Frolunda Jr. (Sweden)

203. Columbus Blue Jackets: RW, James Fisher, Belmont Hill

204. Arizona Coyotes: RW, Adam Zlnka, Sioux Falls (USHL)

205. Carolina Hurricanes: D, Alexander Pelevin, Nizhny Novgorod 2 (Russia)

206. Ottawa Senators: C, Tyson Dyck, Cranbrook (BCHL)

207. Winnipeg Jets: G, Dominic Divincentis, North Bay Battalion (OHL)

208. Vancouver Canucks: D, Kirill Kudryatsev, Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

209. Vegas Golden Knights: D, Abram Wiebe, Chilliwack (BCHL)

210. Nashville Predators: C, Ben Strinden, Muskegon (USHL)

211. Buffalo Sabres: C, Linus Sjodin, Rogle (Sweden)

212. Detroit Red Wings: C, Brennan Ali, Avon Old Farms

213. Washington Capitals: D, David Gucciardi, Michigan State (NCAA)

214. Florida Panthers: C, Liam Arnsby, North Bay Battalion (OHL)

215. Los Angeles Kings: RW, Kaleb Lawrence, Owen Sound Attack (OHL)

216. Montreal Canadiens: D, Miguel Tourigny, Acadie-Bathurst Drakkar (QMJHL)

217. San Jose Sharks: C, Reese Laubach, Northstar Christian U18

218. Toronto Maple Leafs: LW, Brandon Lisowsky, Saskatoon Blades (WHL)

219. Calgary Flames: C, Cade Littler, Wenatchee (BCHL)

220. Philadelphia Flyers: RW, Alexis Gendron, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)

221. Florida Panthers: RW, Jack Devine, Denver (NCHC)

222. Edmonton Oilers: C, Joel Maatta, Vermont (NCAA)

223. Tampa Bay Lightning: D, Dyllan Gill, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)

224. Tampa Bay Lightning: LW, Klavs Veinbergs, Riga 2 (Russia)

225. Colorado Avalanche: G, Ivan Zhigalov, Sherbrooke Phoenix (QMJHL)

Where is the 2022 NHL draft?

The 2022 NHL draft will be held at the Bell Centre in Montreal. It is the 27th time the event has been hosted by Montreal, and the first since 2009. The NHL draft was hosted in Montreal from its inception in 1963 until 1984 before it was moved to a different city annually, beginning with Toronto in 1985. Montreal also held the draft in 1992, 1988 and 1986.

What time is the 2022 NHL draft?

Rounds 2-7 of the 2022 NHL draft will take place on Friday beginning at 11 a.m. ET.

What TV channel is the 2022 NHL draft on?

Day 2 coverage of the NHL draft will be available on Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada, and on ESPN+ and NHL Network in the U.S.

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