MONTREAL – Who will the San Jose Sharks select with the 11th pick of the 2022 NHL Draft? We’re about to find out – the first round begins at 4 PM PT/7 PM ET tonight at the Bell Centre.
While the Sharks could go off the board, San Jose Hockey Now spoke with two NHL scouts from outside organizations just days before the Draft, and they generally agree on the pool of prospects that the Sharks will likely to be choosing from at No. 11.
Industry consensus is that top prospects Shane Wright, Juraj Slavkofsky, Logan Cooley, Simon Nemec, David Jiricek, and Cutter Gauthier will not drop to the San Jose Sharks.
“It’ll be Joakim Kemell, Jonathan Lekkerimaki, Matthew Savoie, Kevin Korchinski, or Marco Kasper. My guess is that’s the pool they’ll be picking from,” Scout #1 told SJHN.
Forwards Conor Geekie, Brad Lambert, Frank Nazar, and Danila Yurov, and defenseman Pavel Mintyukov are also sensible selections in this range, but these scouts weren’t as high on them for a variety of reasons.
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