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2022 NHL Draft Prospects

A group for all posts related to the 2022 NHL Draft prospects. Do not include for players picked after the two draft days.

What You Initially Thought of the New Jersey Devils’ Picks at the 2022 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils made eight picks at the 2022 NHL Draft. This post looks at the results of the quick polls of each pick to gauge the fans’ initial reactions to who the Devils drafted this year.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Josh Filmon at 166th Overall in the Sixth Round

With their sixth round selection at 166th overall, the New Jersey Devils took Swift Current forward Josh Filmon. This post is a quick reaction to the pick, who appears to be very good value this late in the draft.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Charlie Leddy at 126th Overall in the Fourth Round

With their third pick in the fourth round, the New Jersey Devils went back to the USNTDP and drafted another right-sided defenseman in Charlie Leddy at 126th overall. This post is a reaction to the pick.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Tyler Brennan at 102nd Overall in the Fourth Round

Since 2015, the New Jersey Devils have drafted at least one goaltender every year. The Devils continued this trend by picking Prince George goaltender Tyler Brennan at 102nd overall in the fourth round. This post is a quick reaction to the selection and has a summary of the player.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Seamus Casey at 46th Overall in the Second Round

After moving back in the second round from the Vitek Vanecek trade, the New Jersey Devils drafted USNTDP defenseman Seamus Casey at 46th overall. This post is a reaction to the pick with a brief summary of the player.

Draft Day Two for the New Jersey Devils: 2022 NHL Draft Open Post

Today is the second day of the 2022 NHL Draft. The New Jersey Devils have eight picks in the next six rounds to make today. This is an open post for AAtJ readers and Devils fans to discuss the second day of the 2022 NHL Draft as it happens.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Simon Nemec at 2nd Overall in the First Round

The New Jersey Devils kept their second overall pick at the 2022 NHL Draft. They selected HK Nitra right-shooting defenseman Simon Nemec. This post summarizes who he is, why is the best defender in this year’s draft class, and how it benefits the Devils.

New Jersey Devils at the 2022 NHL Draft: The AAtJ Open Post

Welcome to the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. The New Jersey Devils will have the second pick tonight - provided they use it. This is an open post for AAtJ readers to discuss what is going on in the 2022 NHL Draft for New Jersey and the other 31 teams.

2022 NHL Draft Preview for the New Jersey Devils: How to Watch and More

Tonight is the first of two main events for the NHL offseason: the 2022 NHL Draft. It is in person in Montreal. The New Jersey Devils are picking second and have seven more picks to make tomorrow. This post previews the event and provides more information about it.

2022 NHL Mock Draft Roundup: Majority Picks Juraj Slafkovsky for New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils currently own the second overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft. Who could they take? A review of 30 mock drafts showed a majority picking Juraj Slafkovsky to New Jersey. Read on to see who else they picked in the top 5 and a summary of those mocks.

All About the Jersey Roundtable: Discussing the 2022 NHL Draft for the Devils

The 2022 NHL Draft begins this Thursday with the New Jersey Devils currently owning the second overall pick. The staff got together to answer the main questions surrounding the Devils and the pick in this roundtable post.

Tyler Muszelik: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Calm Goaltender from New Jersey

Our 2022 NHL Draft prospect profile series continues today with a look at Tyler Muszelik, a New Jersey native and one of the top goaltenders available in this year’s draft.

Danny Zhilkin: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Middle-Six Center With High-Level Transition Skill

Second round prospect Danny Zhilkin should make an impact as a 200-foot third line center one day.

David Jiricek: 2022 NHL Prospect Profile; The Other Two-Way Defenseman with Top Pair Potential

David Jiricek is one of the top players in the 2022 draft, and one of the 2 highest ranked defensemen along with Simon Nemec. Learn what makes him rated so highly in today’s prospect profile.

Tomas Hamara: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; An Effective Two-Way Defenseman with a Lower Ceiling

Tomas Hamara is an efficient two-way defenseman without a notable weakness. His all-around toolkit and ability to handle pressure make him a good prospect, but without an elite ability in any area of the game, he’s a player whose ceiling may be limited.

NHL Mock Draft 2022: New Jersey Devils Select Logan Cooley with No. 2 Pick

The New Jersey Devils will be picking second overall in Montreal on July 7 for the 2022 NHL Draft. In this year’s SBN NHL Mock Draft, we picked center Logan Cooley of the USNTDP. This post contains our reasoning and why he was picked - even just over Juraj Slafkovsky.

Tyler Brennan: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: The Top North American Goaltending Prospect This Year

Today for our continuing prospect coverage at AATJ, we take a look at the top ranked North American goaltending prospect from Central Scouting. With the Devils desperately needing goaltending help, he could be someone of interest to this team.

Isaiah George: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile | A Mobile Defensive Defenseman with Two-Way Potential and Mid-Pairing Upside

Isaiah George is a defenseman with some size, speed, and great overall mobility on his skates, despite some relatively limited scoring in his career up to this point. Does he have the tools to develop into an effective all-around defenseman at the NHL level?

Nicholas Moldenhauer: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Versatile Forward With Playmaking Instincts

In today’s prospect profile, we will take a look at one of the most promising players out of the United States Hockey League, Nicholas Moldenhauer of the Chicago Steel. This versatile player can line up at either center or right wing.

Shane Wright: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Apparent Leader of the Class

Shane Wright was projected to go first overall in 2022 for multiple years. Now that the NHL Draft is soon, he is still seen as the top guy - but not by a lot. Learn what makes Wright great and what the concerns are in this prospect profile.

Elias Salomonsson; 2022 NHL Draft Profile; An Offensive Defenseman with Top 4 Potential?

Elias Salomonsson was considered a sure first rounder last year, saw his stock drop significantly at the start of this year, and recovered back to first round territory. The defenseman has the offense, but his defense could hold him back

Topias Leinonen: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: A Huge Goalie Who Covers the Net Well

This may be a weak goalie draft, but that should not stop Tom Fitzgerald from continuing to deepen the goalie prospect pool.

Christian Kyrou: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Late Blooming Undersized Offensive Defenseman

Christian Kyrou is a smaller right-shot defenseman who is all about offense. He is a late-bloomer who still has a lot of work to do in his own end, but he could be a steal if slips to the later rounds of the draft.

David Goyette: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Lethal Center When on the Move

Today, come check out a Canadian center who was a point producing force on a bad OHL team. On the move, he is dynamic, but how high will that get him in the draft?

Juraj Slafkovsky: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Dynamic, Highly-Skilled, Power Forward

In today’s prospect profile, we will take a look at Slovakian left wing Juraj Slafkovsky who has already emerged as a favorite prospect amongst the New Jersey Devils fanbase. Let’s get to know more about this prospect and why he could make a lot of sense for the Devils as they hold the 2nd overall selection.

Alexander Suzdalev: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile | A High-End Playmaker but Also a Project

Alexander Suzdalev is a Swedish winger with size and great vision to make plays with the puck. He also has some work to do to make his game complete enough to make it at the next level. Is he a project worth undertaking early on the second day of the draft?

Gleb Trikozov: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; The Electric Hawksbill

Gleb Trikozov was a scoring machine for Omskie Yastreby of the MHL. He flashed a lot of talent that has some drooling over his potential, although some question his situation and effort. This post is a profile into the skilled forward.

Adam Sykora: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: The Defensive Whiz

Adam Sykora is considered one of the best defensive players in this year’s draft, and he has some interesting aspects to his game that could make him a first round pick

Alexander Perevalov: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: A High-Motor, Smooth-Skating Two-Way Winger

Skating? Check. Shot? Check. Physicality? Check. Personality? Check. This guy could be great.

Simon Nemec: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Two-Way Defenseman with Top-Pair potential

Today we examine one of the top prospects in the 2022 NHL draft, right shot defenseman Simon Nemec. Nemec is a great all-around player, but is he worthy of the Devils 2nd overall pick?

Jordan Dumais: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Diminutive Winger With Massive Points but Low Draft Grades

Today, we are profiling one of the more interesting cases in this draft class. By numbers alone, Dumais is a first round talent. But he is very small, and so is ranked much, much lower.

Adam Ingram: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile | A forward with a high-quality shot headed to the NCAA

Adam Ingram is a forward taking the unorthodox route for a Canadian prospect, going through the USHL and soon the NCAA. He can shoot the puck well and is capable of setting others up, too, but will need some time to polish his overall game.