The defenceman Denton Mateychuk was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets 

It was the 12th overall in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft on Thursday. - MONTREAL, Canada (WCMH)

Denton Mateychuk  is the second defenseman CBJ picked in the first round.

He got this position after taking David Jiricek 6th overall, filling a position

It was needed on a defense that gave up a franchise record 297 goals last season.

The defenseman Denton Mateychuk is a 17-year-old Canadian stands 5’11” and weighs 194 pounds.

He played 65 games for the Moose Jaw Warriors of Canada

He had scored 15 goals while contributing an impressive 51 assists that's why the Blue Jackets selected them.