Youngest Active NHL Players

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Montreal Canadiens left wing Juraj Slafkovsky (20) plays against the Nashville Predators during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Jan 07, 2023, 9:50 AM

The NHL is loaded with sensational young players, many of whom haven’t turned 20 years old yet. As of the 2022-23 season, here are the youngest active players in the NHL:

Youngest Active NHL Players

Player Team Age
Juraj Slafkovsky Montreal Canadiens 18
Wyatt Johnston Dallas Stars 19
Brandt Clarke Los Angeles Kings 19
Dylan Guenther Arizona Coyotes 19
Cole Sillinger Columbus Blue Jackets 19

Juraj Slafkovsky, the first overall of the Montreal Canadiens in the 2022 NHL Draft, is the only current active player that’s 18 years old.

Wyatt Johnston of the Dallas Stars has carved out a role for himself, tallying 17 points through 38 games in his rookie season.

Defenseman Brandt Clarke of the Los Angeles Kings was loaned to Team Canada at the World Junior Championship but has compiled two assists in nine NHL games this year.

Dylan Guenther was also loaned to Team Canada but has found some NHL success, manufacturing 11 points in 21 games.

Cole Sillinger has suited up for the Columbus Blue Jackets, which has seen him register six points in 32 games as 19 year old.

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