WINNIPEG, MB – Three (3) Manitoba-born players from the Western Hockey League including two (2) U-16 Team MB alumni, had their names called during Round 1 of the 2022 NHL Draft in Montreal, Quebec and eight (8) Manitobans were selected overall.
The NHL Draft is held annually after the completion of the NHL Playoffs and brings together the thirty-two (32) teams to select the rights of the best amateur hockey players who meet the draft eligibility requirements.
Manitobans drafted at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft:
|Rnd||Overall||Pos.||First Name||Last Name||Hometown||NHL Team/Amateur Team|
|1||11||F||Conor||Geekie||Strathclair||Arizona Coyotes / Winnipeg ICE (WHL)|
|1||12||D||Denton||Mateychuk||Dominion City||Columbus Blue Jackets / Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)|
|1||21||D||Owen||Pickering||St.Adolphe||Pittsburgh Penguins / Swift Current Broncos (WHL)|
|3||82||F||Adam||Ingram||Winnipeg||Nashville Predators / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)|
|4||102||G||Tyler||Brennan||Winnipeg||New Jersey Devils / Prince George Cougars (WHL)|
|6||166||F||Josh||Filmon||Winnipeg||New Jersey Devils/ Swift Current Broncos (WHL)|
|6||181||F||Ryan||Hofer||Winnipeg||Washington Capitals/ Everett Silvertips (WHL)|
|6||183||G||Reid||Dyck||Winkler||Boston Bruins/ Swift Current Broncos (WHL)|