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Americans to Select Second Overall in 2022 WHL Prospects Draft

The Western Hockey League announced today the results of the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft Lottery. The Medicine Hat Tigers won the lottery and will select first and the Tri-City Americans will select second overall.

The 2022 WHL Prospects Draft is scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2022, with first-round coverage streaming on WHL Live.

All six WHL Clubs that did not qualify for the 2022 WHL Playoffs participated in the lottery. The lottery proceedings determined the order of selection for the first six picks in the first round of the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft, with inverse order of standing from the 2021-22 WHL Regular Season determining the order of selection for the second round and all subsequent rounds.

WATCH: 2022 WHL PROSPECTS DRAFT LOTTERY & WHL DIVISION AWARDS SHOW

 

2022 WHL PROSPECTS DRAFT – FIRST ROUND ORDER OF SELECTION

1. Medicine Hat Tigers 12. Brandon Wheat Kings
2. Tri-City Americans 13. Saskatoon Blades
3. Victoria Royals 14. Moose Jaw Warriors
4. Calgary Hitmen 15. Seattle Thunderbirds (from Kelowna)
5. Swift Current Broncos 16. Medicine Hat Tigers (from Seattle)
6. Regina Pats 17. Red Deer Rebels
7. Vancouver Giants 18. Portland Winterhawks
8. Spokane Chiefs 19. Kamloops Blazers
9. Prince George Cougars 20 Everett Silvertips
10. Prince Albert Raiders 21.Vancouver Giants (from Edmonton)
11. Lethbridge Hurricanes 22. Vancouver Giants (from Winnipeg)

The Medicine Hat Tigers, Tri-City Americans, and Victoria Royals had the opportunity to obtain the first-overall selection in the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft. The process for the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft Lottery was administered by Lucas Harrison from KPMG.

 

2022 WHL PROSPECTS DRAFT – SECOND ROUND (AND SUBSEQUENT ROUNDS) ORDER OF SELECTION

1. Medicine Hat Tigers 12. Brandon Wheat Kings
2. Tri-City Americans 13. Saskatoon Blades
3. Victoria Royals 14. Moose Jaw Warriors
4. Vancouver Giants 15. Kelowna Rockets
5. Spokane Chiefs 16. Seattle Thunderbirds
6. Prince George Cougars 17. Red Deer Rebels
7. Calgary Hitmen 18. Portland Winterhawks
8. Swift Current Broncos 19. Kamloops Blazers
9. Regina Pats 20 Everett Silvertips
10. Prince Albert Raiders 21.Edmonton Oil Kings
11. Lethbridge Hurricanes 22. Winnipeg ICE

 

Players eligible for the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft will be 2007-born players who reside in Alberta, B.C., Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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