The 32 players picked in the first round of the 2023 NHL Draft have NHL hopes. Some have gotten a start toward that goal by signing a three year, entry level contract.More could sign as we make our way through the 2023 24 season.Here is a look at which players have signed and the status of the others:1. Connor Bedard, C, Chicago BlackhawksSigned entry level contract July 17. Playing in the NHL this season.2. Leo Carlsson, C, Anaheim DucksSigned entry level contract July 12. Could play in NHL, with San Diego of the American Hockey League or for Orebro in the Swedish Hockey League this season.3. Adam Fantilli, C, Columbus Blue JacketsSigned entry level contract July 1. Playing in the NHL this season.4. William Smith, C, San Jose Sharks unsigned Playing at Boston College this season.5. David Reinbacher, D, Montreal CanadiensSigned entry level contract July 5. Playing for Kloten in National League, the top professional league in Switzerland, this season.6. Dmitriy Simashev, D, Arizona Coyotes unsigned Playing for Yaroslavl in the Kontinental Hockey League this season.7. Matvei Michkov, RW, Philadelphia Flyers unsigned Playing on loan with Sochi in the KHL this season.8. Ryan Leonard, RW, Washington Capitals unsigned Playing at Boston College this season.9. Nate Danielson, C, Detroit Red WingsSigned entry level contract July 12. Playing for Brandon in the Western Hockey League this season.10. Dalibor Dvorsky Jalen Chatfield Jersey, C, St. Louis BluesSigned entry level contract July 14. Will play for Sudbury in the Ontario Hockey League this season.11. Tom Willander, D, Vancouver Canucks unsigned Playing at Boston University this season.12. Daniil But, LW, Arizona Coyotes unsigned Playing for Yaroslavl in the KHL this season.13. Zach Benson, LW, Buffalo SabresSigned entry level contract July 28. Playing in the NHL this season.14. Brayden Yager, C, Pittsburgh Penguins unsigned Playing for Moose Jaw of the WHL this season.15. Matthew Wood, RW, Nashville Predators unsigned Playing for the University of Connecticut this season.16. Samuel Honzek, LW, Calgary FlamesSigned entry level contract July 26. Will play for Vancouver of the WHL this season.17. Axel Sandin Pellikka, D, Detroit Red Wings unsigned Playing for Skelleftea of the SHL this season.18. Colby Barlow, LW, Winnipeg JetsSigned entry level contract Sept. 21. Playing for Owen Sound of the Ontario Hockey League this season.19. Oliver Moore, C Hurricanes Jerseys, Chicago Blackhawks unsigned Playing at the University of Minnesota this season.20. Eduard Sale, LW, Seattle KrakenSigned entry level contract July 16. Playing for Barrie of the OHL this season.21. Charlie Stramel, C, Minnesota Wild unsigned Playing at the University of Wisconsin this season.22. Oliver Bonk, D, Philadelphia FlyersSigned entry level contract Aug. 21. Playing for London in the OHL this season.23. Gabe Perreault, RW, New York Rangers unsigned Playing at Boston College this season.24. Tanner Molendyk, D, Nashville PredatorsSigned entry level contract July 6. Playing for Saskatoon of the WHL this season.25. Otto Stenberg, C, St. Louis Blues unsigned Playing for Frolunda of the SHL this season.26. Quentin Musty, LW, San Jose SharksSigned entry level contract Oct. 4. Playing for Sudbury of the OHL this season.27. Calum Ritchie, C, Colorado Avalanche unsigned Expected to play for Oshawa of the OHL this season.28. Easton Cowan, RW, Toronto Maple LeafsSigned entry level contract Aug. 10. Playing for London of the OHL this season.29. Theo Lindstein, D, St. Louis Blues unsigned Playing for Brynas of Allsvenskan, the second highest professional league in Sweden, this season.30. Bradly Nadeau, LW, Carolina Hurricanes unsigned Playing at the University of Maine this season.31. Mikhail Gulyayev, D Cory Conacher Jersey, Colorado Avalanche unsigned Playing for Omsk in the KHL this season.32. David Edstrom, C, Vegas Golden KnightsSigned entry level contract July 15. Playing for Frolunda in the SHL this season.