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Posted by seestyle on September 2nd, 2022

NHL fans aren't used to hearing "compensatory" draft pick. While leagues like the NFL and Roy Lopez Jersey MLB frequently have teams using compensatory picks, it's not something you see every draft in the NHL.This year, there is one compensatory draft pick in the 2022 NHL Draft. The Wild were given an extra pick in the second round, resulting in every team after them getting knocked back one spot.MOCK DRAFT: It comes as a result of Minnesota electing not to sign their 2018 first-round pick Filip Johan son. It's the first time since the 2016 draft that a compensatory pick has been a part of the draft proce s.Here's more on why the Wild have an extra pick in the second round.Why do the Wild have a second-round compensatory pick in the 2022 NFL Draft?Compensatory draft picks in the NHL Pharaoh Brown Jersey are extremely rare. According to the league, compensatory picks are given out "if a team does not sign their first-round pick within two years."The Wild elected not to sign 2018 first-round pick Filip Johan son, meaning they would receive a compensatory pick as a result. The placement of the pick is always in the second round, in the selection Vincent Taylor Jersey spot of the unsigned player. Since Johan son was the No. 24 pick in 2018, the Wild used the 24th pick of the second round for their compensatory pick.Johan son, 22, has played the last three seasons in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), where he has not seen any increase in offensive production. The young defenseman had just three Andy Janovich Jersey goals and 11 points in 47 games this year. He signed a two-year extension with Leksands IF in December, keeping him under contract through the 2023-24 season.Wild draft picks in 2022With the Wild receiving the compensatory Houston Texans Jackets second-round pick, it brings Minnesota's total draft picks up to eight in the 2022 NHL Draft.The Wild have their own pick in the first round, in addition to the Kings' as a result of the recent . They have the Canucks' second-round pick courtesy of the Coyotes and then their own in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth rounds.RoundPick (Overall)119 (from Kings)124247 (from Canucks via Coyotes)256 (Compensatory)389412151536185

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