Welcome to the NHL
Welcome to the NHL | NHL Draft 2022
"Welcome to the NHL" chronicles the path of five players selected in the 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft in Montreal: forward Juraj Slafkovsky, taken No. 1 by the Montreal Canadiens; center Logan Cooley, No. 3 by the Arizona Coyotes; center Shane Wright, No. 4 by the Seattle Kraken; defenseman Christian Kyrou, in the second round (No. 50) by the Dallas Stars and defenseman Jeremy Langlois, in the third round (No. 94) by the Coyotes.

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Welcome to the NHL presented by Adidas
Behind-the-scenes show follows top picks Jack Hughes, Kaapo Kakko, Dylan Cozens and Cole Caufield through the NHL Draft gauntlet

The show, comprised of four ‘acts,’ chronicles players’ early apprehensions, nervous first minutes and eventual elation after being selected in the 2019 NHL Draft. With exclusive access to prospects’ families and agents – as well as Club executives – Welcome to the NHL presented by adidas delivers an unprecedented look at the excitement of draft day.

Four of the 2019 first round Draft picks are chronicled in the show: Jack Hughes (No. 1 overall, New Jersey Devils), Kaapo Kakko (No. 2 overall, New York Rangers), Dylan Cozens (No. 7 overall, Buffalo Sabres) and Cole Caufield (No. 15 overall, Montreal Canadiens). The program follows them as they meet their new team’s staff, conduct media scrums following their selections and share the excitement with their friends and families.

Produced by NHL Studios