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2022 NHL Draft: Full first round results

All 32 first-round picks.

The draft board during Round One of the 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bell Centre on July 07, 2022 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

It was a wild first round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. There were several trades, and plenty of off-the-board decisions. Eight teams walked away with multiple first-round selections, including the Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks and Buffalo Sabres each making three selections.

Here’s how the first round shook out:

2022 NHL Entry Draft First Round Selections

1. Montreal Canadiens — Juraj Slafkovsky, LW (FIN)
2. New Jersey Devils — Simon Nemec, D (SVK)
3. Arizona Coyotes — Logan Cooley, C (USNTDP)
4. Seattle Kraken — Shane Wright, C (OHL)
5. Philadelphia Flyers — Cutter Gauthier, LW (USNTDP)
6. Columbus Blue Jackets (from CHI) — David Jiricek, D (CZE)
7. Chicago Blackhawks (from OTT) — Kevin Korchinski, D (WHL)
8. Detroit Red Wings — Marco Kasper, C (SWE)
9. Buffalo Sabres — Matthew Savoie, C (WHL)
10. Anaheim Ducks — Pavel Mintyukov, D (OHL)
11. Arizona Coyotes (from SJS) — Conor Geekie, C (WHL)
12. Columbus Blue Jackets — Denton Mateychuk, D (WHL)
13. Chicago Blackhawks (from NYI via MTL) — Frank Nazar, C (USNTDP)
14. Winnipeg Jets — Rutger McGroarty, RW (USNTDP)
15. Vancouver Canucks — Jonathan Lekkerimaki, RW (SWE)
16. Buffalo Sabres (from VGK) — Noah Ostlund, C (SWE)
17. Nashville Predators — Joakim Kemell, KW (FIN)
18. Dallas Stars — Lian Bichsel, D (SWE)
19. Minnesota Wild (from LAK) — Liam Ohgren, LW (SWE)
20. Washington Capitals — Ivan Miroshnichenko, LW (RUS)
21. Pittsburgh Penguins — Owen Pickering, D (WHL)
22. Anaheim Ducks (from BOS) — Nathan Gaucher, C (QMJHL)
23. St. Louis Blues — Jimmy Snuggerud, RW (USNTDP)
24. Minnesota Wild — Danila Yurov, RW (RUS)
25. Chicago Blackhawks (from TML) — Sam Rinzel, D (HS-MN)
26. Montreal Canadiens (from CGY) — Filip Mesar, RW (SVK)
27. San Jose Sharks (from CAR via MTL via ARI) — Filip Bystedt, C (SWE)
28. Buffalo Sabres (from FLA) — Juri Kulich, C (CZE)
29. Arizona Coyotes (from EDM) — Maveric Lamoureux, C (QMJHL)
30. Winnipeg Jets (from NYR) — Brad Lambert, C (FIN)
31. Tampa Bay Lightning — Isaac Howard, LW (USNTDP)
32. Edmonton Oilers (from COL via ARI) — Reid Schaefer, LW (WHL)


Rounds 2-7 will begin tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET and will be broadcast on NHL Network, Sportsnet and TVAS, as well as streaming on ESPN+.