2022 NHL Draft

Slafkovsky choice no. 1 by the Canadiens in the 2022 NHL Draft

“I don’t think I even heard my name called,” Slafkovsky said. “I just heard ‘Slovakia’ and then I was like shocked and didn’t even listen anymore. I was like shaking. It gave me goosebumps. Incredible moment for me.” It was the first of many surprising moments during a fun-filled opening round in front of an …

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The goaltending market is heating up quickly in the 2022 NHL Draft ahead of free agency

They were not alone. The Devils, Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche made big efforts to bolster their goaltending depth for next season with moves before and during the 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft at the Bell Center on Thursday and Friday. “When you talk about UFAs, starting Wednesday, you put your roster …

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Capitals renew goaltending with addition of Kuemper, Lindgren

After the NHL draft, free agency and other offseason moves, NHL.com examines where each team stands in preparation for the 2022-23 regular season, which begins Oct. 7. Today, Washington Capitals: Season 2021-22: 44-26-12, fourth in Metropolitan Division; lost in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Key arrivals Darcy KuemperG: After winning the Stanley …

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