Welcome to the NHL Draft Day 2 liveblog! We are writing this in chronological order, with the most recent happenings at the top. So, scroll to the bottom to see Seattle’s first pick of the day, then work your way up.
Here is a list of all Seattle Kraken selections:
DRAFT OVER – ROUND 7 Complete
11:09 AM KRAKEN PICK #196 overall: Center Kyle Jackson, also from the North Bay Battalion. Jackson is teammates with Ty Nelson, the No. 68 pick of the Kraken. Jackson had 30 goals and 32 assists in 45 games this season.
ROUND 6 Complete
10:37 AM KRAKEN PICK #164 overall: Center Barrett Hall from Minnesota high school player, headed to St. Cloud State University in a few years. Here is a video from six years ago.
ROUND 5 Complete
Seattle Kraken did not have any fifth-round selections.
ROUND 4 Complete
10:00 AM: We have an action shot of third-round selection Ty Nelson.
— Alison (@AlisonL) July 8, 2022
9:58 AM KRAKEN PICK #123 overall: Forward Tucker Robertson from the Peterborough Petes. He is an overager that had 81 points in 68 games last season.
9:28 AM KRAKEN PICK #100 overall: Defenseman Tyson Jugnauth from the West Kelowna Warriors of the BCHL. He is committed to Wisconsin. That’s two picks in a row with ties to the West Kelowna Warriors.
ROUND 3 Complete
9:18 AM KRAKEN PICK #91 overall: Center Ben MacDonald from US Prep School Noble and Greenough School in Massachusetts. MacDonald is headed to the BCHL next year to play for the West Kelowna Warriors and committed to Harvard for the 2023-24 season.
9:17 AM ****KRAKEN TRADE****
#SeaKraken trade 117 and 132 to BOS for No. 91. Pick-for-pick trade!
SEA gets: 16.16 points ✅
BOS gets: 11.18 points
Read up on trade values here: https://t.co/bcBRR6R48G
— Deep Sea Hockey (@DeepSeaHockey) July 8, 2022
8:49 AM KRAKEN PICK #68 overall: Right-shot defenseman Ty Nelson from the North Bay Battalion of the OHL.
Quite the salad on Nelson, who is headed to Team Canada’s World Junior Championship camp this summer.
At No. 68, #SeaKraken get right-shot defenseman Ty Nelson from the North Bay Battalion of the OHL.— Sound Of Hockey (@sound_hockey) July 8, 2022
This is him… Strong salad. pic.twitter.com/MLWS9vIgC1
8:45 AM Round 3 begins
ROUND 2 Complete
8:41 AM – KRAKEN PICK #61 overall: Center David Goyette from the Sudbury Wolves of the OHL. Goyette had 33 goals and 40 assists in 66 games last season.
8:38 AM – KRAKEN PICK #58 overall: Goalie Niklas Kokko from Karpat of the Finnish U20 league. Kokko played 29 games with a 2.06 GAA and a .914 save percentage. He is expected to play in Liiga next year for the senior Karpat team.
8:30 AM – KRAKEN PICK #49 overall: Jani Nyman from the Finnish U20 league.
8:18 AM – KRAKEN PICK #35 overall: Right winger Jagger Firkus from the Moose Jaw Warriors. He had 36 goals and 44 assists (80 points) in 66 WHL games. Jagger was ranked #26 on our big board. Nice value pick, and this kid is a beauty in a lot of ways. He’s known for his big shot, and had first-round value.
8:00 AM – Here we go. Day two of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. We will be following along here to keep you up to speed on the events. The Kraken have a lot of picks today. They will come fast and furious.
Seattle picks 4 of the 10 points leaders from the OHL and 3 of the league’s top 5 goal scorers.