Connect with us

Capitals News

2022 NHL Draft: Capitals Take Defenseman Ryan Chesley At No. 37



The Capitals select Ryan Chesley

The Washington Capitals made a big move on Friday just minutes before the second round of the 2022 NHL Draft kicked off, acquiring the No. 37 pick and No. 70 pick in exchange for netminder Vitek Vanecek and their No. 47 pick. And, with the pack, Washington took U.S. NTDP defenseman Ryan Chesley.

Chesley is a right-hand shot and ranked No. 18 among North American skaters. In 59 games this season, he dished 12 goals and 17 assists.

READ MORE ON WHN: Capitals Send Vanecek To Devils For Second, Third-Rounders

The 6-0, 195-pound blueliner is a solid two-way player who is versatile and can log heavy minutes. He also has great puck-moving potential.

Welcome to your new home for Washington Capitals breaking news, analysis and opinion. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and don't forget to subscribe to WHN+ for all of our members-only content from Sammi Silber and the National Hockey Now network.
Click to comment
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Get WHN in Your Inbox

Enter your email address and receive notifications of new posts by email.

WHN on Facebook

All the Capitals news that's fit to print

Sign up and get all of our stories sent directly to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.