The order for the first round of the 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft has been set with the completion of the Stanley Cup Final. It will be held Bell Centre in Montreal. Rounds 1-2 are on July 8, and round 1 is on July 7.
Eyes On The Prize selects Kingston Frontenacs center Shane Wright as the first pick in the 2022 SB Nation NHL Mock Draft on behalf of the Montreal Canadiens.
Cooley is excellent at reading defenses, making passes into choice locations for shots, transitioning the puck into the offensive zone with possession, and taking shots
He has played 31 regular season games for TPS in Liiga, 18 playoff games, and 4 championship games.
He posted six points in eight games at the Worlds and was a high-level club team player this year with Nitra, posting a 1-25-26 line in 39 games in the regular season and adding a 5-12-17 mark in 19 playoff games.
He has played for Plzen in 29 games this season, posting a 5-6-11 line and 49 penalty minutes.
Cutter Gauthier is chosen by the Columbus Blue Jackets from the U.S. National Team Development Program with the sixth pick in the 2022 SBNation NHL Mock Draft.
He is leading all rookies with 15 goals and totaling 23 points in 39 games. Kemell also was on Finland's World Juniors team and notched six goals in five games this spring at the U-18 Worlds.