NHLNHL 2022 Draft: How to Watch, Draft Order, Schedule

NHL 2022 Draft: How to Watch, Draft Order, Schedule

NHL 2022 Draft is going to start on July 7 at the Centre Bell featuring the best young hockey players around the globe.

The event will contain seven rounds and more than 200 young talents. This year, Montreal Canadiens will be in the first position in the draft order, while the Arizona Coyotes will be choosing their player at last.

Center Shane Wright can be the top prospect this year. any team will like to take him in their team. Montreal may take him as their first pick. Winger Juraj Slafkovsky can be the second prospect and picked by New Jersey Devils.

Here, you will know everything about the event.

When is NHL 2022 Draft?

The event will start on Thursday, July 7 and will end on Friday, July 8. There will be a total of 7 rounds in the draft. The first round will be on day 1, while the other six rounds will be finished on Day 2.

Here is the full NHL 2022 Draft Schedule:

Date Round Start Time
Thursday, July 7 1 7 pm ET
Friday, July 8 2-7 11 am ET

How can I watch NHL 2022 Draft on TV?


The best possible way to watch the NHL 2022 Draft on television is ESPN. They will show the first round of the draft to the NHL fans. So, you can watch the event on the channel if you are an ESPN channel holder.

NHL Network:

If you don’t want to miss any news about the NHL draft, you can subscribe to the NHL Network for all the latest updates. NHL Network is dedicated to broadcasting NHL events. They will show the second round on their channel.

How to Livestream the event?


You can watch the live stream of the NHL 2022 Draft on ESPN+. With their monthly subscription, you will be able to watch the full event from your streaming device.

Fubo TV:

ESPN is available on the of the leading OTT platforms of the word, Fubo TV. The subscription fee for Fubo TV is $64.99. With this subscription, you will get many additional channels too. Their streaming quality is very high, you can try their free trial option if you want to test.


The NHL Draft will be available in Sling. Sling is an OTT platform like Fubo, but they charge less with fewer channels. Fubo will charge you $64.99 for their subscription.

Where will the event take place?

  • Venue: Centre Bell
  • Capacity: 21,302

The event takes place at the Centre Bell. The venue is situated in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The capacity of the venue is 21,302.

NHL 2022 Draft Draft Order:

The draft order of the NHL is mainly based on three categories, they are:

  1. NHL Draft Lottery
  2. Regular-season standings
  3. Playoff results

The teams, who couldn’t qualify for the finals will get the chance to pick at first. The order will be determined by lottery. Then the teams who stand low in the playoffs will get the chance.

Then, the teams standing in the higher position, who didn’t get the chance to play in the conference final will get the chance to choose the players.

The Conference Cup Finalist will then pick their player and then, The Sanely Cup Finalist will get the opportunity.

The winner of the Stanely Cup will be the last team to get the chance to pick players in the draft.

This year, Montreal Canadiens will be picking first, while, the Stanely Cup Winner Arizona Coyotes will be choosing their player last.

Here is the NHL 2022 Draft order:

  1. Montreal Canadiens
  2. New Jersey Devils
  3. Arizona Coyotes
  4. Seattle Kraken
  5. Philadelphia Flyers
  6. Columbus Blue Jackets
  7. Ottawa Senators
  8. Detroit Red Wings
  9. Buffalo Sabres
  10. Anaheim Ducks
  11. San Jose Sharks
  12. Columbus Blue Jackets
  13. New York Islanders
  14. Winnipeg Jets
  15. Vancouver Canucks
  16. Buffalo Sabres
  17. Nashville Predators
  18. Dallas Stars
  19. Los Angeles Kings
  20. Washington Capitals
  21. Pittsburgh Penguins
  22. Anaheim Ducks
  23. St. Louis Blues
  24. Minnesota Wild
  25. Toronto Maple Leafs
  26. Montreal Canadiens
  27. Arizona Coyotes
  28. Buffalo Sabres
  29. Edmonton Oilers
  30. Winnipeg Jets
  31. Tampa Bay Lightning
  32. Arizona Coyotes


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