The Seattle Kraken refrained from drafting Swiss players such as forwards Nino Niederreiter (Carolina Hurricanes), Sven Bärtschi (Vancouver Canucks), Denis Malgin (Toronto Maple Leafs) or defenseman Dean Kukan (Columbus Blue Jackets), who have been left unprotected by their respective teams.
They did, however, select goalie Joey Daccord from the Ottawa Senators, who is a Swiss-American dual citizen. In the past three seasons, Daccord appeared in eight NHL games for the Senators.
Goalies: Chris Driedger (Florida Panthers), Joey Daccord (Ottawa Senators), Vitek Vanecek (Washington Capitals).
Defensemen: Haydn Fleury (Anaheim Ducks), Jeremy Lauzon (Boston Bruins), Will Borgen (Buffalo Sabres), Mark Giordano (Calgary Flames), Gavin Bayreuther (Columbus Blue Jackets), Jamie Oleksiak (Dallas Stars), Dennis Cholowski (Detroit Red Wings), Adam Larsson (Edmonton Oilers), Kurtis MacDermid (Los Angeles Kings), Carson Soucy (Minnesota Wild), Cale Fleury (Montreal Canadiens), Vince Dunn (St. Louis Blues).
Forwards: Tyler Pitlick (Arizona Coyotes), Morgan Geekie (Carolina Hurricanes), John Quenneville (Chicago Blackhawks), Joonas Donskoi (Colorado Avalanche), Calle Jarnkrok (Nashville Predators), Nathan Bastian (New Jersey Devils), Jordan Eberle (New York Islanders), Colin Blackwell (New York Rangers), Carsen Twarynski (Philadelphia Flyers), Brandon Tanev (Pittsburgh Penguins), Alexander True (San Jose Sharks), Yanni Gourde (Tampa Bay Lightning), Jared McCann (Toronto Maple Leafs), Kole Lind (Vancouver Canucks), Mason Appleton (Winnipeg Jets).