By John Denton | NHL.com/NHL Prospects ReporterMay 05, 2019 08:50amIn today’s NHL, a lot of people are in their early 20s and are still developing their careers.
You might be one of them.
That’s when you might be thinking, “What can I do to get a job in the NHL?”
If you’re not sure where to start, let’s take a look at some of the top career paths to management.
To get a better grasp of your career options, I’ve taken a look back at the careers of players who were drafted into the NHL in the first round (No. 2 overall in 2020) and have been with the league for at least the past two seasons (No, 1 overall in 2018).
Here’s what you need to know to get started.1.
Sami Vatanen, Center/Center/Right Wing, Sami Vasanen/Bosnian Sami/Sami Vatanen3.
Filip Forsberg, Center, Filip Forslund/Vancouver Canucks4.
Matt Duchene, Left Wing, Colorado Avalanche5.
David Backes, Center / Left Wing / Center6.
Dylan Strome, Left Back, Nashville Predators7.
Nick Bjugstad, Right Back, Boston Bruins8.
Sam Reinhart, Right Wing, Columbus Blue Jackets9.
Patrik Laine, Center10.
Nikita Kucherov, Left Forward11.
Zach Werenski, Left Guard, St. Louis Blues12.
Tyler Seguin, Center13.
Henrik Lundqvist, Center14.
Matt Murray, Center15.
Joffrey Lupul, Right Guard16.
Dylan Larkin, Right Forward17.
Ryan Kesler, Center18.
Michael Rasmussen, Left Defenseman19.
Rasmus Ristolainen, Right Defenseman20.
Travis Hamonic, Right Goalie21.
Michael Del Zotto, Left Center22.
Jakub Voracek, Center23.
Jakob Silfverberg, Left Centre24.
Justin Abdelkader, Right Center25.
Dylan DeMelo, Left Left Wing26.
Ryan Spooner, Left Right Wing27.
Niklas Kronwall, Center28.
Joonas Korpisalo, Center29.
Mikhail Sergachev, Right Left Wing30.
Jakush Voraceks, Left Defenceman31.
Jakov Tkachev, Left Goalie32.