Minnesota selects two in the first round of NHL Draft

7-8-22

(News Release) — The Minnesota Wild selected left wing Liam Ohgren with the 19th overall selection and right wing Danila Yurov with the 24th overall selection in the first round of the 2022 NHL Draft.

Ohgren, 18 (1/28/04), collected 58 points (33-25=58) in 30 games with Djurgaden Jr. of the Swedish Junior League during the 2021-22 season. The 6-foot-1, 201-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden, also appeared in 25 games with Djurgarden of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

Yurov, 18 (12/22/03), tallied 36 points (13-23=36) in 23 games with Magnitogorsk 2 of the Russia-Jr. League during the 2021-22 season. The 6-foot-1, 178-pound native of Chelyabinsk, Russia, also appeared in 21 contests with Magnitogorsk of the KHL last season.

Minnesota currently owns six selections in rounds 2-7.