1997 NHL Entry Draft

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1997 NHL Draft
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General information
Date(s)June 21, 1997
LocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
First selectionCanada Joe Thornton
Selected by: Boston Bruins
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1997 NHL Draft
1997NHLDraft.gif
General information
Date(s)June 21, 1997
LocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
First selectionCanada Joe Thornton
Selected by: Boston Bruins
NHL Entry Draft
 < 19961998 > 

The 1997 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on June 21, 1997.

Selections by round[edit]

 = NHL All-Star[1] · = NHL All-Star[1] and NHL All-Star Team ·


Club teams are located in North America unless otherwise noted.

Round one[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
1Joe Thornton (Center) CanadaBoston BruinsSault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
2Patrick Marleau (Center) CanadaSan Jose SharksSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
3Olli Jokinen (Center) FinlandLos Angeles KingsHIFK (Finland)
4Roberto Luongo (Goaltender) CanadaNew York Islanders (from Toronto)Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
5Eric Brewer (Defense) CanadaNew York IslandersPrince George Cougars (WHL)
6Daniel Tkaczuk (Center) CanadaCalgary FlamesBarrie Colts (OHL)
7Paul Mara (Defense) United StatesTampa Bay LightningSudbury Wolves (OHL)
8Sergei Samsonov (Left Wing) RussiaBoston Bruins (from Carolina)Detroit Vipers (IHL)
9Nick Boynton (Defense) CanadaWashington CapitalsOttawa 67's (OHL)
10Brad Ference (Defense) CanadaVancouver CanucksSpokane Chiefs (WHL)
11Jason Ward (Right Wing) CanadaMontreal CanadiensErie Otters (OHL)
12Marian Hossa (Right Wing) SlovakiaOttawa SenatorsHC Dukla Trenčín (Slovakia)
13Daniel Cleary (Left Wing) CanadaChicago BlackhawksBelleville Bulls (OHL)
14Michel Riesen (Right Wing)  SwitzerlandEdmonton OilersEHC Biel (Switzerland)
15Matt Zultek (Left Wing) CanadaLos Angeles Kings (from St. Louis via Edmonton and St. Louis)Ottawa 67's (OHL)
16Ty Jones (Left Wing) CanadaChicago Blackhawks (from Phoenix)Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
17Robert Dome (Right Wing) SlovakiaPittsburgh PenguinsLas Vegas Thunder (IHL)
18Michael Holmqvist (Center) SwedenMighty Ducks of AnaheimDjurgardens IF (Sweden)
19Stefan Cherneski (Right Wing) CanadaNew York RangersBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
20Mike Brown (Left Wing) CanadaFlorida PanthersRed Deer Rebels (WHL)
21Mika Noronen (Goaltender) FinlandBuffalo SabresTappara (Finland)
22Nikos Tselios (Defense) United StatesCarolina Hurricanes (from Detroit)Belleville Bulls (OHL)
23Scott Hannan (Defense) CanadaSan Jose Sharks (from Philadelphia via Carolina)Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
24Jean-Francois Damphousse (Goaltender) CanadaNew Jersey DevilsMoncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
25Brenden Morrow (Left Wing) CanadaDallas StarsPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)
26Kevin Grimes (Defense) CanadaColorado AvalancheKingston Frontenacs (OHL)

Round two[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
27Ben Clymer (Right Wing) United StatesBoston BruinsUniversity of Minnesota (NCAA)
28Brad DeFauw (Left Wing) United StatesCarolina Hurricanes (from San Jose)University of North Dakota (NCAA)
29Scott Barney (Center) CanadaLos Angeles KingsPeterborough Petes (OHL)
30Jean-Marc Pelletier (Goaltender) United StatesPhiladelphia Flyers (from Toronto)Cornell University (NCAA)
31Jeff Zehr (Left Wing) CanadaNew York IslandersWindsor Spitfires (OHL)
32Evan Lindsay (Goaltender) CanadaCalgary FlamesPrince Albert Raiders (WHL)
33Kyle Kos (Defense) CanadaTampa Bay LightningRed Deer Rebels (WHL)
34Ryan Bonni (Defense) CanadaVancouver Canucks (from Carolina)Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
35Jean-Francois Fortin (Defense) CanadaWashington CapitalsSherbrooke Faucons (QMJHL)
36Harold Druken (Center) CanadaVancouver CanucksDetroit Whalers (OHL)
37Gregor Baumgartner (Right Wing) AustriaMontreal CanadiensLaval Titan Collège Français (QMJHL)
38Stanislav Gron (Center) SlovakiaNew Jersey Devils (from Ottawa)HC Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)
39Jeremy Reich (Center) CanadaChicago BlackhawksSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
40Tyler Rennette (Center) CanadaSt. Louis Blues (compensatory)North Bay Centennials (OHL)
41Patrick Dovigi (Goaltender) CanadaEdmonton OilersErie Otters (OHL)
42John Tripp (Right Wing) CanadaCalgary Flames (from St. Louis)Oshawa Generals (OHL)
43Juha Gustafsson (Defense) FinlandPhoenix CoyotesKiekko-Espoo (Finland)
44Brian Gaffaney (Defense) United StatesPittsburgh PenguinsNorth Iowa Huskies (USHL)
45Maxim Balmochnykh (Left Wing) RussiaMighty Ducks of AnaheimHC Lada Togliatti (Russia)
46Wes Jarvis (Defense) CanadaNew York RangersKitchener Rangers (OHL)
47Kristian Huselius (Left Wing) SwedenFlorida PanthersFärjestad BK (Sweden)
48Henrik Tallinder (Defense) SwedenBuffalo SabresAIK Jr. (Sweden)
49Yuri Butsayev (Left Wing) RussiaDetroit Red WingsHC Lada Togliatti (Russia)
50Pat Kavanagh (Right Wing) CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersPeterborough Petes (OHL)
51Dmitry Kokorev (Defense) RussiaCalgary Flames (from New Jersey via Carolina)HC Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
52Roman Lyashenko (Center) RussiaDallas StarsYaroslavl Torpedo (Russia)
53Graham Belak (Left Wing) CanadaColorado AvalancheEdmonton Ice (WHL)

Round three[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
54Mattias Karlin (Center) SwedenBoston BruinsModo Hockey (Sweden)
55Rick Berry (Defense) CanadaColorado Avalanche (from San Jose via St. Louis)Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
56Vratislav Cech (Defense) Czech RepublicFlorida Panthers (from Los Angeles)Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
57Jeff Farkas (Center) United StatesToronto Maple LeafsBoston College (NCAA)
58Jani Hurme (Goaltender) FinlandOttawa Senators (from New Jersey; compensatory)TPS (Finland)
59Jarrett Smith (Center) CanadaNew York IslandersPrince George Cougars (WHL)
60Derek Schutz (Center) CanadaCalgary FlamesSpokane Chiefs (WHL)
61Matt Elich (Right Wing) United StatesTampa Bay LightningWindsor Spitfires (OHL)
62Kris Mallette (Defense) CanadaPhiladelphia Flyers (from Carolina)Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
63Lee Goren (Right Wing) CanadaBoston Bruins (from Washington)University of North Dakota (NCAA)
64Kyle Freadrich (Left Wing) CanadaVancouver CanucksRegina Pats (WHL)
65Ilkka Mikkola (Defense) FinlandMontreal CanadiensKärpät (Finland)
66Josh Langfeld (Right Wing) United StatesOttawa Senators (from Ottawa via New Jersey)Lincoln Stars (USHL)
67Mike Souza (Left Wing) United StatesChicago BlackhawksUniversity of New Hampshire (NCAA)
68Sergei Yerkovich (Defense) BelarusEdmonton OilersLas Vegas Thunder (IHL)
69Maxim Afinogenov (Right Wing) RussiaBuffalo Sabres (from St. Louis)HC Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
70Erik Andersson (Right Wing) SwedenCalgary Flames (from Phoenix)University of Denver (NCAA)
71Josef Melichar (Defense) Czech RepublicPittsburgh PenguinsHC České Budějovice (Czech Republic)
72Jay Legault (Right Wing) CanadaMighty Ducks of AnaheimLondon Knights (OHL)
73Burke Henry (Defense) CanadaNew York RangersBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
74Nick Smith (Center) CanadaFlorida PanthersBarrie Colts (OHL)
75Jeff Martin (Center) CanadaBuffalo SabresWindsor Spitfires (OHL)
76Petr Sykora (Center) Czech RepublicDetroit Red WingsHC Pardubice (Czech Republic)
77Steve Gainey (Left Wing) CanadaDallas Stars (from Philadelphia)Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
78Ville Nieminen (Left Wing) FinlandColorado Avalanche (from New Jersey via St. Louis)Tappara (Finland)
79Robert Schnabel (Defense) Czech RepublicNew York Islanders (from Dallas)HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
80Francis Lessard (Right Wing) CanadaCarolina Hurricanes (from Colorado via New York Islanders and Calgary)Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)

Round four[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
81Karol Bartanus (Right Wing) SlovakiaBoston BruinsDrummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
82Adam Colagiacomo (Right Wing) CanadaSan Jose Sharks (from San Jose via New York Rangers)Oshawa Generals (OHL)
83Joe Corvo (Defense) United StatesLos Angeles KingsWestern Michigan University (NCAA)
84Adam Mair (Center) CanadaToronto Maple LeafsOwen Sound Platers (OHL)
85Petr Mika (Right Wing) Czech RepublicNew York IslandersHC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
86Didier Tremblay (Defense) CanadaSt. Louis Blues (from Calgary)Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
87Brad Larsen (Left Wing) CanadaColorado Avalanche (from Tampa Bay)Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
88Shane Willis (Right Wing) CanadaCarolina HurricanesLethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
89Curtis Cruickshank (Goaltender) CanadaWashington CapitalsKingston Frontenacs (OHL)
90Chris Stanley (Center) CanadaVancouver CanucksBelleville Bulls (OHL)
91Daniel Tetrault (Defense) CanadaMontreal CanadiensBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
92Chris St. Croix (Defense) United StatesCalgary Flames (from Ottawa)Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
93Tomi Kallarsson (Defense) FinlandNew York Rangers (from Chicago via San Jose)HPK Jr. (Finland)
94Jonas Elofsson (Defense) SwedenEdmonton OilersFärjestad BK (Sweden)
95Ivan Novoseltsev (Right Wing) RussiaFlorida Panthers (from St. Louis)Krylja Sovetov (Russia)
96Scott McCallum (Defense) CanadaPhoenix CoyotesTri-City Americans (WHL)
97Alexander Mathieu (Center) CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsHalifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
98Jan Horacek (Defense) Czech RepublicSt. Louis Blues (from Anaheim via Colorado)HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
99Sean Blanchard (Defense) CanadaLos Angeles Kings (from New York Rangers)Ottawa 67's (OHL)
100Ryan Ready (Left Wing) CanadaCalgary Flames (from Florida)Belleville Bulls (OHL)
101Luc Theoret (Defense) CanadaBuffalo SabresLethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
102Quintin Laing (Left Wing) CanadaDetroit Red WingsKelowna Rockets (WHL)
103Mikhail Chernov (Defense) RussiaPhiladelphia FlyersYaroslavl Torpedo (Russia)
104Lucas Nehrling (Defense) CanadaNew Jersey DevilsSarnia Sting (OHL)
105Marc Kristoffersson (Left Wing) SwedenDallas StarsMora IK (Sweden)
106Jame Pollock (Defense) CanadaSt. Louis Blues (from Colorado)Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

Round five[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
107Adam Spylo (Right Wing) CanadaSan Jose Sharks (from Boston)Erie Otters (OHL)
108Mark Thompson (Defense) CanadaTampa Bay Lightning (from San Jose)Regina Pats (WHL)
109Jan Sulc (Center) Czech RepublicTampa Bay Lightning (from Los Angeles)Litvinov Jr. (Czech Republic)
110Ben Simon (Left Wing) United StatesChicago Blackhawks (compensatory)University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
111Frantisek Mrazek (Center) Czech RepublicToronto Maple LeafsHC České Budějovice (Czech Republic)
112Karel Betik (Defense) Czech RepublicTampa Bay Lightning (from New York Islanders)Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
113Martin Moise (Left Wing) CanadaCalgary FlamesBeauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
114David Darguzas (Left Wing) CanadaVancouver Canucks (from Tampa Bay)Edmonton Ice (WHL)
115Adam Edinger (Center) United StatesNew York Islanders (from Carolina)Bowling Green State University (NCAA)
116Kevin Caulfield (Right Wing) United StatesWashington CapitalsBoston College (NCAA)
117Matt Cockell (Goaltender) CanadaVancouver CanucksSaskatoon Blades (WHL)
118Konstantin Sidulov (Defense) RussiaMontreal CanadiensChelyabinsk Mechel (Russia)
119Magnus Arvedson (Left Wing) SwedenOttawa SenatorsFärjestad BK (Sweden)
120Pete Gardiner (Right Wing) CanadaChicago BlackhawksRensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NCAA)
121Jason Chimera (Left Wing) CanadaEdmonton OilersMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
122Gennady Razin (Defense) UkraineMontreal Canadiens (from St. Louis)Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
123Curtis Suter (Defense) CanadaPhoenix CoyotesSpokane Chiefs (WHL)
124Harlan Pratt (Defense) CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsPrince Albert Raiders (WHL)
125Luc Vaillancourt (Goaltender) CanadaMighty Ducks of AnaheimBeauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
126Jason McLean (Goaltender) CanadaNew York RangersMoose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
127Pat Parthenais (Defense) United StatesFlorida PanthersDetroit Whalers (OHL)
128Torrey DiRoberto (Center) United StatesBuffalo SabresSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
129John Wikstrom (Defense) SwedenDetroit Red WingsLuleå HF (Sweden)
130Kyle Calder (Left Wing) CanadaChicago Blackhawks (from Philadelphia)Regina Pats (WHL)
131Jiri Bicek (Right Wing) SlovakiaNew Jersey DevilsHC Košice (Slovakia)
132Teemu Elomo (Left Wing) FinlandDallas StarsTPS (Finland)
133Aaron Miskovich (Center) United StatesColorado AvalancheGreen Bay Gamblers (USHL)
134Johan Lindbom (Left Wing) SwedenNew York Rangers (compensatory)HV71 (Sweden)

Round six[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
135Denis Timofeev (Defense) RussiaBoston BruinsHC CSKA Moscow (Russia)
136Mike York (Left Wing) United StatesNew York Rangers (from San Jose)Michigan State University (NCAA)
137Richard Seeley (Defense) CanadaLos Angeles KingsPrince Albert Raiders (WHL)
138Eric Gooldy (Left Wing) United StatesToronto Maple LeafsDetroit Whalers (OHL)
139Bobby Leavins (Left Wing) CanadaNew York IslandersBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
140Ilja Demidov (Defense) RussiaCalgary Flames (from Calgary via New York Islanders)HC Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
141Peter Sarno (Center) CanadaEdmonton Oilers (from Tampa Bay)Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
142Kyle Dafoe (Defense) CanadaCarolina HurricanesOwen Sound Platers (OHL)
143Henrik Petre (Defense) SwedenWashington CapitalsDjurgarden Junior (Sweden)
144Matt Cooke (Left Wing) CanadaVancouver CanucksWindsor Spitfires (OHL)
145Jonathan Desroches (Defense) CanadaMontreal CanadiensGranby Prédateurs (QMJHL)
146Jeff Sullivan (Defense) CanadaOttawa SenatorsHalifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
147Heath Gordon (Left Wing) United StatesChicago BlackhawksGreen Bay Gamblers (USHL)
148Larry Shapley (Defense) CanadaVancouver Canucks (from Edmonton)Welland Jr. Canadians (GOJHL)
149Nicholas Bilotto (Defense) CanadaSt. Louis BluesBeauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
150Jeff Katcher (Defense) CanadaLos Angeles Kings (compensatory)Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
151Robert Francz (Left Wing) GermanyPhoenix CoyotesPeterborough Petes (OHL)
152Petr Havelka (Left Wing) Czech RepublicPittsburgh PenguinsHC Sparta Praha (Czech Republic)
153Andrei Skopintsev (Defense) RussiaTampa Bay Lightning (from Anaheim)TPS (Finland)
154Shawn Degagne (Goaltender) CanadaNew York RangersKitchener Rangers (OHL)
155Keith Delaney (Center) CanadaFlorida PanthersBarrie Colts (OHL)
156Brian Campbell (Defense) CanadaBuffalo SabresOttawa 67's (OHL)
157B. J. Young (Right Wing) United StatesDetroit Red WingsRed Deer Rebels (WHL)
158Jordon Flodell (Defense) CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersMoose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
159Sascha Goc (Defense) GermanyNew Jersey DevilsSchwenninger Wild Wings (Germany)
160Olexei Timkin (Left Wing) UkraineDallas StarsYaroslavl Torpedo (Russia)
161David Aebischer (Goaltender)  SwitzerlandColorado AvalancheFribourg-Gottéron (Switzerland)

Round seven[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
162Joel Trottier (Right Wing) CanadaBoston BruinsOttawa 67's (OHL)
163Joe Dusbabek (Right Wing) United StatesSan Jose SharksUniversity of Notre Dame (NCAA)
164Todd Fedoruk (Left Wing) CanadaPhiladelphia Flyers (from Los Angeles)Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
165Hugo Marchand (Defense) CanadaToronto Maple LeafsVictoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
166Kris Knoblauch (Left Wing) CanadaNew York IslandersEdmonton Ice (WHL)
167Jeremy Rondeau (Left Wing) CanadaCalgary FlamesSwift Current Broncos (WHL)
168Justin Jack (Right Wing) CanadaTampa Bay LightningKelowna Rockets (WHL)
169Andrew Merrick (Center) United StatesCarolina Hurricanes (from Carolina via Philadelphia)University of Michigan (NCAA)
170Eero Somervuori (Right Wing) FinlandTampa Bay Lightning (from Washington)Jokerit (Finland)
171Rod Leroux (Defense) CanadaVancouver CanucksSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
172Ben Guite (Center) CanadaMontreal CanadiensUniversity of Maine (NCAA)
173Robin Bacul (Right Wing) Czech RepublicOttawa SenatorsHC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
174Jared Smith (Defense) CanadaChicago BlackhawksPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)
175Johan Holmqvist (Goaltender) SwedenNew York Rangers (compensatory)Brynäs IF (Sweden)
176Kevin Bolibruck (Defense) CanadaEdmonton OilersPeterborough Petes (OHL)
177Ladislav Nagy (Left Wing) SlovakiaSt. Louis BluesHC Košice (Slovakia)
178Tony Mohagen (Left Wing) CanadaMighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Phoenix via Philadelphia)Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
179Mark Moore (Defense) CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsHarvard University (NCAA)
180Jim Baxter (Defense) CanadaBoston Bruins (compensatory)Oshawa Generals (OHL)
181Mat Snesrud (Defense) United StatesMighty Ducks of AnaheimNorth Iowa Huskies (USHL)
182Mike Mottau (Defense) United StatesNew York RangersBoston College (NCAA)
183Tyler Palmer (Defense) CanadaFlorida PanthersLake Superior State University (NCAA)
184Jeremy Adduono (Right Wing) CanadaBuffalo SabresSudbury Wolves (OHL)
185Samuel St. Pierre (Right Wing) CanadaTampa Bay Lightning (compensatory)Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
186Mike Laceby (Center) CanadaDetroit Red WingsKingston Frontenacs (OHL)
187Chad Hinz (Center) CanadaEdmonton Oilers (from Philadelphia)Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
188Mathieu Benoit (Right Wing) CanadaNew Jersey DevilsChicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
189Jeff McKercher (Defense) CanadaDallas StarsBarrie Colts (OHL)
190Shawn Thornton (Left Wing) CanadaToronto Maple Leafs (from Colorado)Peterborough Petes (OHL)

Round eight[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
191Antti Laaksonen (Left Wing) FinlandBoston BruinsUniversity of Denver (NCAA)
192Cam Severson (Left Wing) CanadaSan Jose SharksPrince Albert Raiders (WHL)
193Jay Kopischke (Left Wing) United StatesLos Angeles KingsNorth Iowa Huskies (USHL)
194Russ Bartlett (Center) United StatesToronto Maple LeafsPhillips Exeter Academy (USHS-New Hampshire)
195Niklas Nordgren (Left Wing) SwedenCarolina Hurricanes (compensatory)MODO Juniors (Sweden)
196Jeremy Symington (Goaltender) CanadaNew York IslandersPetrolia Jets (WOHL)
197Petr Kubos (Defense) Czech RepublicMontreal Canadiens (from Calgary)Vsetínska Hokejova (Czech Republic)
198Shawn Skolney (Defense) CanadaTampa Bay LightningSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
199Randy Fitzgerald (Left Wing) CanadaCarolina HurricanesDetroit Whalers (OHL)
200Pierre-Luc Therrien (Goaltender) CanadaWashington CapitalsDrummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
201Denis Martynyuk (Left Wing) RussiaVancouver CanucksCSKA Moscow (Russia)
202Andrei Sidyakin (Right Wing) RussiaMontreal CanadiensSalavat Yulaev Ufa (Russia)
203Nick Gillis (Right Wing) United StatesOttawa SenatorsCushing Academy (USHS-Massachusetts)
204Sergei Shikhanov (Right Wing) RussiaChicago BlackhawksHC Lada Togliatti (Russia)
205Chris Kerr (Defense) CanadaEdmonton OilersSudbury Wolves (OHL)
206Bob Haglund (Left Wing) United StatesSt. Louis BluesDes Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
207Aleksandrs Andreyev (Defense) LatviaPhoenix CoyotesWeyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
208Andrew Ference (Defense) CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)
209Rene Stussi (Center)  SwitzerlandMighty Ducks of AnaheimThurgau (Switzerland)
210Andrew Proskurnicki (Left Wing) CanadaNew York RangersSarnia Sting (OHL)
211Doug Schueller (Defense) United StatesFlorida PanthersTwin Cities Vulcans (USHL)
212Kamil Piros (Right Wing) Czech RepublicBuffalo SabresLitvinov Jr. (Czech Republic)
213Steve Wilejto (Center) CanadaDetroit Red WingsPrince Albert Raiders (WHL)
214Marko Kauppinen (Defense) FinlandPhiladelphia FlyersJYP (Finland)
215Scott Clemmensen (Goaltender) United StatesNew Jersey DevilsDes Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
216Alexei Komarov (Defense) RussiaDallas StarsYaroslavl Torpedo (Russia)
217Doug Schmidt (Defense) United StatesColorado AvalancheWaterloo Blackhawks (USHL)

Round nine[edit]

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
218Eric Van Acker (Defense) CanadaBoston BruinsChicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
219Mark Smith (Center) CanadaSan Jose SharksLethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
220Konrad Brand (Defense) CanadaLos Angeles KingsMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
221Jonathan Hedstrom (Right Wing) SwedenToronto Maple LeafsSkelleftea AIK (Sweden)
222Ryan Clark (Defense) United StatesNew York IslandersLincoln Stars (USHL)
223Dustin Paul (Right Wing) CanadaCalgary FlamesMoose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
224Paul Comrie (Center) CanadaTampa Bay LightningUniversity of Denver (NCAA)
225Kent McDonell (Right Wing) CanadaCarolina HurricanesGuelph Storm (OHL)
226Matt Oikawa (Right Wing) CanadaWashington CapitalsSaint Lawrence University (NCAA)
227Peter Brady (Goaltender) CanadaVancouver CanucksPowell River Paper Kings (BCJHL)
228Jarl-Espen Ygranes (Defense) NorwayMontreal CanadiensFuruset (Norway)
229Karel Rachunek (Defense) Czech RepublicOttawa SenatorsHC Zlín (Czech Republic)
230Chris Feil (Defense) United StatesChicago BlackhawksOhio State University (NCAA)
231Alexander Fomitchev (Goaltender) RussiaEdmonton OilersSt. Albert Saints (AJHL)
232Dmitri Plekhanov (Defense) RussiaSt. Louis BluesHC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Russia)
233Wyatt Smith (Center) United StatesPhoenix CoyotesUniversity of Minnesota (NCAA)
234Eric Lind (Defense) United StatesPittsburgh PenguinsAvon Old Farms (USHS-Connecticut)
235Tommi Degerman (Center) FinlandMighty Ducks of AnaheimBoston University (NCAA)
236Richard Miller (Defense) United StatesNew York RangersProvidence College (NCAA)
237Benoit Cote (Center) United StatesFlorida PanthersShawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
238Dylan Kemp (Defense) CanadaBuffalo SabresLethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
239Greg Willers (Defense) CanadaDetroit Red WingsKingston Frontenacs (OHL)
240Par Styf (Defense) SwedenPhiladelphia FlyersMODO Juniors (Sweden)
241Jan Srdinko (Defense) Czech RepublicNew Jersey DevilsHC Petra Vsetín (Czech Republic)
242Brett McLean (Center) CanadaDallas StarsKelowna Rockets (WHL)
243Kyle Kidney (Left Wing) United StatesColorado AvalancheSalisbury School (USHS-Connecticut)
244Marek Ivan (Left Wing) Czech RepublicSt. Louis Blues (compensatory)Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
245Steve Lafleur (Defense) CanadaColorado Avalanche (from Boston; compensatory)Belleville Bulls (OHL)
246Jay Henderson (Left Wing) CanadaBoston Bruins (from Colorado; compensatory)Edmonton Ice (WHL)
 = NHL All-Star[1] · = NHL All-Star[1] and NHL All-Star Team ·


Draftees based on nationality[edit]

RankCountryAmount
North America169
1 Canada129
2 United States40
Europe77
3 Russia18
4 Czech Republic16
5 Sweden15
6 Finland12
7 Slovakia6
8  Switzerland3
9 Germany2
9 Ukraine2
9 Austria1
12 Belarus1
12 Latvia1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Diamond, Dan, ed. (2000). Total Hockey. Total Sports Publishing. pp. 348–349. ISBN 1-892129-85-X. 

  1. ^ a b c d Players are identified as an All-Star if they were selected for the All-Star game at any time in their career.

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