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2022 NHL Draft Goaltending Prospects - Analysis + Notes

Topias Leinonen - JYP (Liiga) Big goalie - 6’5’’, 216 Ibs Has professional experience Played a brief part of the 2021-22 season in the Liiga Played most of the season in the second-tier Finnish pro league Athletic and quick  Not that smooth due to massive frame Plays the puck well Projection: Early Third Round Pick Tyler Brennan - Prince George (WHL) Big Goalie - 6’4’’ 184 Ibs Catches: L Calm Big upside Quick, Athletic, Smart  Didn’t have big numbers in WHL Regular Season (.899%, 3.58 GAA) Great WHL Playoffs (0-3, 95%) Will need time to develop Projection: Third-Round Pick Ivan Zhigalov - Sherbrooke (QMJHL) Will need time to develop Catches: R 6’3’’, 167 Lbs Quick, Solid movements Plays deep in the net (positional sound) 2nd Year of NHL Draft Eligibility  Projection: Sixth Round Pick Dylan Silverstein - USA Hockey National Development Team 6’0’’, 179 Ibs Played against USHL competition Quick, Athletic Great balance and strength (not as positional) Committed to Boston College Will nee