2023 NHL Mock Draft | 2023 NHL Draft (2024)

Our 2023 NHL Mock Draft

The Chicago Blackhawks have won the Draft Lottery and Connor Bedard sweepstakes.

The draft order is based on order as of June 28th.

The 2023 NHL draft will be held on Wednesday, June 28th and Thursday, June 29th at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Round one is on Wednesday and round two through seven are on Thursday.

Player profiles were updated on June 15th.

Mock Draft - 1st round | 2nd round - updated on June 28th

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1

Connor Bedard

Ht/Wt:5' 10"/185 lbs
Position:C
Team: Regina (WHL)

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2

Adam Fantilli

Ht/Wt:6' 2"/195 lbs
Position:C
Team: Michigan (BIG10)

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3

Will Smith

Ht/Wt:6' 0"/180 lbs
Position:C
Team: Usa U-18 (NTDP)

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4

Leo Carlsson

Ht/Wt:6' 2"/194 lbs
Position:C
Team: Orebro (SWEDEN)

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5

Matvei Michkov

Ht/Wt:5' 10"/172 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Ska St. Petersburg (RUSSIA)

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6

David Reinbacher

Ht/Wt:6' 2"/194 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: Kloten (SWISS)

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7

Ryan Leonard

Ht/Wt:5' 11.5"/192 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Usa U-18 (NTDP)

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9

Nate Danielson

Ht/Wt:6' 1.5"/185 lbs
Position:C
Team: Brandon (WHL)

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10

Tom Willander

Ht/Wt:6' 1.25"/180 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: Rogle Jr. (SWEDEN-JR.)

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11

Matthew Wood

Ht/Wt:6' 4"/197 lbs
Position:RW
Team: Uconn (H-EAST)

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12 *

Zach Benson

Ht/Wt:5' 9"/163 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Winnipeg (WHL)

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13

Gabriel Perreault

Ht/Wt:5' 10.75"/165 lbs
Position:LW/RW
Team: Usa U-18 (NTDP)

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14

Oliver Moore

Ht/Wt:5' 11"/188 lbs
Position:C
Team: Usa U-18 (NTDP)

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15

Axel SandinPellikka

Ht/Wt:5' 11"/180 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: Skelleftea Jr. (SWEDEN-JR.)

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16

Samuel Honzek

Ht/Wt:6' 3"/195 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Vancouver (WHL)

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17 *

Colby Barlow

Ht/Wt:6' 0.25"/190 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Owen Sound (OHL)

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18

Brayden Yager

Ht/Wt:5' 11"/166 lbs
Position:C
Team: Moose Jaw (WHL)

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19 *

Otto Stenberg

Ht/Wt:5' 11.25"/180 lbs
Position:C/LW
Team: Frolunda Jr. (SWEDEN-JR.)

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20 *

Quentin Musty

Ht/Wt:6' 1.75"/200 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Sudbury (OHL)

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21

Calum Ritchie

Ht/Wt:6' 2"/185 lbs
Position:C
Team: Oshawa (OHL)

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22 *

Dmitriy Simashev

Ht/Wt:6' 4"/198 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Yaroslavl Jr. (RUSSIA-JR.)

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23

Danil But

Ht/Wt:6' 5"/203 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Yaroslavl Jr. (RUSSIA-JR.)

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24 *

David Edstrom

Ht/Wt:6' 2.75"/185 lbs
Position:C
Team: Frolunda Jr. (SWEDEN-JR.)

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25 *

Ethan Gauthier

Ht/Wt:5' 11.25"/175 lbs
Position:C/RW
Team: Sherbrooke (QMJHL)

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26 *

Oliver Bonk

Ht/Wt:6' 2"/180 lbs
Position:RHD
Team: London (OHL)

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27

Andrew Cristall

Ht/Wt:5' 9.5"/167 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Kelowna (WHL)

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28 *

Eduard Sale

Ht/Wt:6' 2"/174 lbs
Position:LW
Team: Brno (CZECHIA)

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29 *

Anton Wahlberg

Ht/Wt:6' 3.25"/194 lbs
Position:C
Team: Malmo Jr. (SWEDEN-JR.)

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30

Danny Nelson

Ht/Wt:6' 3"/202 lbs
Position:C
Team: Usa U-18 (NTDP)

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31 *

Tanner Molendyk

Ht/Wt:5' 11.5"/182 lbs
Position:LHD
Team: Saskatoon (WHL)

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32

Gavin Brindley

Ht/Wt:5' 8.5"/165 lbs
Position:C
Team: Michigan (BIG10)

    First Round Traded Picks

    # 12 -The Arizona Coyotes receive the Ottawa Senators 2023 1st round pick (top 5 protected), conditional 2024 2nd round pick ( ), and a 2026 2nd round pick for Jakob Chychrun.

    # 17 -The Detroit Red Wings receive the NY Islanders 1st round pick (via VAN) (conditional - top 12 protected, unprotected in 2024) and a 2023 2nd round pick for Filip Hronek and a 2023 4th round pick. The Vancouver Canucks receive the New York Islanders 2023 first-round pick (top 12 protected, unprotected in 2024), Aatu Raty and Anthony Beauvillier for Bo Horvat. The Canucks retain 25 percent of Horvat's salary.

    # 19 - The Chicago Blackhawks receive the Tampa Bay Lightning's 2023 1st round pick (top 10 protected, else a 2025 1st round pick) 2024 1st round pick (top 10 protected else a 2026 1st round pick), Taylor Raddysh and Boris Katchouk for Brandon Hagel, a 2022 4th round pick (# 103 - Kenny Connors) and a 2024 4th round pick.

    # 22 - The Philadelphia Flyers receive the LA Kings 2023 1st round pick (via CBJ) in a three team trade. The Flyers also received a 2024 or 2025 2nd round pick (LA), Cal Petersen, Sean Walker and Helge Grans. The Blue Jackets received Ivan Provorov (Kings retained $2.025 million) and the Kings received Kevin Connauton and Hayden Hodgson. The Columbus Blue Jackets receive the Los Angeles Kings 2023 1st round pick (lottery protected), 2024 3rd round pick and Jonathan Quick for Vladislav Gavrikov and Joonas Korpisalo.

    # 24 -The Nashville Predators receive the Edmonton Oilers 2023 1st round pick, 2024 4th round pick, Tyson Barrie and Reid Schaefer for Mattias Ekholm and a 2024 6th round pick.

    # 25 - The St. Louis Blues receive the Toronto Maple Leafs 2023 1st round pick, 2023 3rd round pick (OTT), 2024 2nd round pick, Mikhail Abramov and Adam Gaudette for Ryan O'Reilly (50 percent salary retained) and Noel Acciari. The Wild retain a total of 25 percent of O'Reilly's contract and get a 2025 4th round pick. The Maple Leafs also get Josh Pillar from Minnesota.

    # 26 - The San Jose Sharks receive the New Jersey Devils 2023 1st round pick, a conditional 2024 1st round pick, 2024 7th round pick, Fabian Zetterlund, Andreas Johnsson, Nikita Ohotiuk and Shakir Mukhamadulin for Timo Meier (SJ retains 50% salary), Scott Harrington, Timur Ibragimov, Santeri Hatakka, Zachary Emond and a 2024 5th round pick.

    # 28 - The Toronto Maple Leafs receive the Boston Bruins 2023 1st round pick (via WSH) and Erik Gustafsson for Rasmus Sandin. The Washington Capitals receive the Boston Bruins 2023 1st round pick, a 2024 4th round pick, 2025 5th round pick and Craig Smith and for Dmitry Orlov (50% salary) and Garnet Hathaway.

    # 29 - The St. Louis Blues receive the Dallas Stars 2023 1st round pick (via NYR) (conditional - less of NYR and DAL), conditional 2024 4th round pick, Sammy Blais and Hunter Skinner for Vladimir Tarasenko and Niko Mikkola. The New York Rangers receive the Dallas Stars 2023 1st round pick (top 10 protected, unprotected in 2024) and a conditional 2025 4th round pick (converts to a 2025 third round pick if Lundkvist records 55 points in the next two seasons) for Nils Lundkvist.

    # 31 - The Colorado Avalanche receive the Florida Panthers 2023 1st round pick (via MTL), 2023 2nd round pick (# 37) and Gianni Fairbrother for rights to Alex Newhook (RFA). The Montreal Canadiens receive the Florida Panthers 2023 1st round pick, Ty Smilanic, and a 2022 4th round pick for Ben Chiarot.

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