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20 GTHL alumni selected in 2022 NHL Entry Draft

The Greater Toronto Hockey League had 20 alumni featured in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft held at the Bell Centre in Montreal on July 7-8.

Former Don Mills Flyers forward Shane Wright led the way at fourth overall, selected by the Seattle Kraken in the first round. Paul Ludwinski (Toronto Marlboros) and Luca Del Bel Belluz (Toronto Red Wings) heard their names in the second round by the Chicago Blackhawks and Columbus Blue Jackets respectively.

The third round boasted the most from the GTHL with a total of five alumni getting selected, starting with Ty Nelson at 68th overall by the Kraken, through to Nick Moldenhauer at 95th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Seven GTHL clubs were featured through the draft’s seven rounds, with the Toronto Marlboros at the top of the list with six, followed by the Don Mills Flyers with four. The Toronto Jr. Canadiens and the Toronto Titans each saw three players selected, while the Toronto Red Wings (two), Mississauga Rebels (one), and the Vaughan Kings (one) were also represented.

By position, 13 forwards, six defensemen, and one goaltender made up the GTHL pool.

A total of 16 NHL teams selected GTHL alumni.

ROUND OVERALL PLAYER NHL TEAM GTHL TEAM POSITION
1 4 Shane Wright Seattle Kraken Don Mills Flyers C
2 39 Paul Ludwinski Chicago Blackhawks Toronto Marlboros C
2 44 Luca Del Bel Belluz Columbus Blue Jackets Toronto Red Wings C
3 68 Ty Nelson Seattle Kraken Toronto Jr. Canadiens D
3 77 Danny Zhilkin Winnipeg Jets Toronto Marlboros C
3 86 Lucas Edmonds Tampa Bay Lightning Mississauga Rebels RW
3 88 Michael Buchinger St Louis Blues Toronto Jr. Canadiens D
3 95 Nick Moldenhauer Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Titans RW
4 98 Isaiah George New York Islanders Toronto Marlboros D
4 104 Stephen Halliday Ottawa Senators Toronto Marlboros C
4 113 Amadeus Lombardi Detroit Red Wings Toronto Titans C
4 114 Cole O’Hara Nashville Predators Toronto Jr. Canadiens RW
4 123 Tucker Robertson Seattle Kraken Toronto Marlboros C
5 131 Matthew Morden Arizona Coyotes Toronto Titans D
6 180 Jack Sparkes L.A. Kings Don Mills Flyers D
6 182 Luke Devlin Pittsburgh Penguins Toronto Marlboros C
7 196 Kyle Jackson Seattle Kraken Toronto Red Wings C
7 207 Dom DiVincentiis Winnipeg Jets Vaughan Kings G
7 213 David Gucciardi Washington Capitals Don Mills Flyers D
7 214 Liam Arnsby Florida Panthers Don Mills Flyers C

 


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