The Puck Authority’s 2022 NHL Draft Mid-Season Rankings

An update on the 2022 NHL Draft rankings has been issued by The Puck Authority. Below, you will find the new rankings with a [+] or [-] next to it, signifying how high they’ve moved up or how low they’ve dropped. [NA] means they were not ranked in the November edition. [EVEN] means that the player’s rank has not changed.

1. Shane Wright, Center – Kingston (OHL) [EVEN]
2. Logan Cooley, Center – USNTDP (USHL) [+3]
3. Simon Nemec, Defenseman – HK Nitra (Slovakia) [+8]
4. Matthew Savoie, Center – Winnipeg (WHL) [-2]
5. Joakim Kemell, Right Wing – JYP (Liiga) [+6]
6. Juraj Slavkovsky, Left Wing – TPS (Liiga) [+3]
7. David Jiricek, Defenseman – HC Plzen (CZE) [EVEN]
8. Ivan Miroshnichenko, Left wing – Omskie Krylia (VHL) [-5]
9. Danila Yurov, Right Wing – Matallurg (KHL) [-5]
10. Brad Lambert, Right Wing – JYP (Liiga) [-4]
11. Seamus Casey, Defenseman – USNTDP (USHL) [+1]
12. Frank Nazar, Right Wing – USNTDP (USHL) [+3]
13. Conor Geekie, Center Winnipeg (WHL) [-5]
14. Isaac Howard, Left Wing – USNTDP (USHL) [-1]
15. Elias Salmonsson, Defenseman – Skelleftea U20 (J20 Nationell) [-5]
16. Ty Nelson, Defenseman – North Bay (OHL) [+7]
17. Denton Mateychuk, Defenseman – Moose Jaw (WHL) [+9]
18. Pavel Mintyukov, Defenseman – Saginaw (OHL) [N/A]
19. Jonathan Lekkerimaki, Center – Djurgardens (J20 Nationell) [-2]
20. Filip Mesar, Winger – HK Popad (SVK) [EVEN]
21. Marco Kasper, Center – Rogle (SHL) [+7]
22. Tucker Robertson, Center – Peterborough (OHL) [+14]
23. Luca Del Bel Belluz, Center – Mississauga (OHL) [N/A]
24. Jimmy Snuggerud, Forward – USNTDP (USHL) [+8]
25. Rutger McGoarty, Center – USNTDP (USHL) [-7]
26. Ryan Chesley, Defenseman – USNTDP (USHL) [-7]
27. Jack Hughes, Center – Northeastern (NCAA) [-5]
28. Cutter Gauthier, Left Wing – USNTDP (USHL) [-1]
29. Noah Ostlund, Center – Djurgardens (J20 Nationell) [-5]
30. Ludwig Persson, Center/Left Wing – Frolunda (J20 Nationell) [-5]
31. Tristan Luneau, Defenseman – Gatineau (QMJHL) [EVEN]
32. David Goyette, Center – Sudbury (OHL) [+15]
33. Nathan Gaucher, Center – Quebec (QMJHL) [-17]
34. Owen Beck, Center – Mississauga (OHL) [+17]
35. Liam Bichsel, Defenseman – Leksands (SHL) [+7]
36. Adam Ingram, Forward – Youngstown (USHL) [N/A]
37. Simon Forsmark, Defenseman – Orebro HK (J20 Nationell) [-8]
38. Alexander Perevalov, Left Wing – Lokomotiv Yaroslav (MHL) [-8]
39. Danny Zhilkin, Center – Guelph (OHL) [-4]
40. Reiger Lorenz, Center – Okotoks (AJHL) [N/A]
41. Liam Ohgren, Left Wing – Djurgardens (SHL) [-8]
42. Kevin Korchinski, Defenseman – Seattle (WHL) [-8]
43. Matthew Poitras, Center – Guelph (OHL) [-7]
44. Matyas Sapovaliv, Forward – Saginaw (OHL) [N/A]
45. Filip Bystedt, Center – Linkoping (J20 Nationell) [N/A]
46. Owen Pickering, Defenseman – Swift Current (WHL) [N/A]
47. Artyom Duda, Defenseman – Krasnaya Armiya (MHL) [N/A]
48. Jordan Dumais, Right Wing – Halifax (QMJHL) [-9]
49. Lane Hutson, Defenseman – USNTDP (USHL) [-9]
50. Bryce McConnell-Barker, Center – SSM (OHL) [-9]
51. Michael Buchinger, Defenseman – Guelph (OHL) [+2]
52. Pano Fimis, Center – Niagara (OHL) [-31]
53. Mattias Havelid, Defenseman – Linkoping HC (J20 Nationel) [-9]
54. Julian Lutz, Forward – EHC Munchen (DEL) [-9]
55. Cameron Lund, Center – Green Bay (USHL) [N/A]
56. Fraser Minten, Forward – Kamloops (WHL) [N/A]
57. Aleksanteri Kaskiimaki, Center – HIFK (U20 SM-Sarja) [N/A]
58. Antonin Verreault, Left Wing – Gatineau (QMJHL) [-12]
59. Maveric Lamoureux, Defenseman – Drummondville (QMJHL) [-11]
60. Hugo Havelid, Goaltender – Linkoping HC (J20 Nationell) [-11]
61. Calle Odelius, Defenseman – Djurgardens (J20 Nationell) [-11]
62. Jiri Kulich, Center – HC Energie Karlovy Vary (Czechia) [N/A]
63. Viktor Neuchev, Forward – Avto Yekaterinburg (MHL) [N/A]
64. Kasper Kulonummi, Defenseman – Jokerit (U20 SM-Sarja) [N/A]
65. Otto Sallin Defenseman – HIFK (U20 SM-Sarja) [-13]
66. Gleb Trikozov, Center/Right Wing – Omskie Yastreby (MHL) [N/A]
67. Devin Kaplan, Forward – USNTDP (USHL) [N/A]
68. Jani Nyman, Left Wing – Koove (Mestis) [N/A]
69. Cruz Lucius, Right Wing – USNTDP (USHL) [-32]
70. Hunter Haight, Center – Barrie (OHL) [-16]
71. Braden Lisowsky, Forward – Saskatoon (WHL) [-16]
72. Lucas Edmonds, Forward – Kingston (OHL) [-16]
73. Ludvig Jasnsson, Defenseman – Sodertalje (HockeyAllsvenskan) [N/A]
74. Ruslan Gazizov, Defenseman – London (OHL) [N/A]
75. Sam Rinzel, Defenseman – Chaska High (USHS-MN) [N/A]
76. Kirill Dolzhenkov, Left Wing – Krasnaya Armiya (MHL) [N/A]
77. Fabian Wagner, Right Wing – Linkoping (J20 Nationell) [N/A]
78. Tyler Brennan, Goaltender – Prince George (WHL) [-40]
79. Jack Devine, Right Wing – Denver (NCAA) [N/A]

80. Topi Ronni, Center – Tappara (U20 SM-Sarja) [N/A]

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