2022 NHL Entry Draft

Film Room: Jimmy Snuggerud could be the premier support player in the 2022 NHL Draft

It has become abundantly clear over recent NHL postseasons that organizations put a premium on middle-six contributors, especially when trying to bolster their teams at the trade deadline.

These players follow very similar archetypes; strong defensive results, forechecking and retrieval ability, unrelenting effort, all while pushing timely offence as they eat minutes against the NHL’s premier stars.

Players like Blake Coleman, Barclay Goodrow, and Artturi Lehkonen have defined this role, leading to fairly lucrative futures.

Jimmy Snuggerud could be a homegrown version of one of these players. Frankly, he doesn’t just embody the archetype; it is as if he modelled his entire game around.

The 6-foot-2 winger, backed with strong hockey bloodlines, was a significant contributor for the U.S. National

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