2001 NHL Entry Draft

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2001 NHL Draft
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General information
Date(s) June 23–24, 2001
Location Sunrise, Florida
First selection Russia Ilya Kovalchuk
Selected by: Atlanta Thrashers
NHL Entry Draft
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The 2001 NHL Entry Draft was held on June 23–24, 2001, at the National Car Rental Center (now BB&T Center) in Sunrise, Florida.

Final central scouting rankings[edit]


North American European
1 Canada Jason Spezza (center) Russia Ilya Kovalchuk (right wing)
2 Canada Dan Hamhuis (defense) Russia Alexander Svitov (center)
3 Canada Stephen Weiss (center) Russia Stanislav Chistov (left wing)
4 United States Mike Komisarek (defense) Finland Mikko Koivu (center)
5 United States R. J. Umberger (center) Finland Tuomo Ruutu (left wing)
6 Czech Republic Lukas Krajicek (defense) Russia Kirill Koltsov (defense)
7 Canada Duncan Milroy (right wing) Russia Igor Knyazev (defense)
8 Canada Colby Armstrong (right wing) Russia Alexander Polushin (left wing)
9 Czech Republic Ales Hemsky (right wing) Sweden Fredrik Sjostrom (right wing)
10 Canada Carlo Colaiacovo (defense) Russia Alexander Perezhogin (right wing)


North American European
1 Canada Pascal Leclaire Czech Republic Tomas Duba
2 Canada Dan Blackburn Russia Andrei Medvedev
3 Canada Michael Garnett Germany Dimitri Pätzold

Selections by round[edit]

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

Teams are in North America unless otherwise noted.

Round one[edit]

Ales Hemsky was selected thirteenth overall by the Edmonton Oilers.
Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1. Ilya Kovalchuk (left wing)  Russia Atlanta Thrashers Spartak Moscow (Russia)
2. Jason Spezza (center)  Canada Ottawa Senators (from NY Islanders) Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
3. Alexander Svitov (center)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning Avangard Omsk (Russia)
4. Stephen Weiss (center)  Canada Florida Panthers Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
5. Stanislav Chistov (left wing)  Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Avangard Omsk (Russia)
6. Mikko Koivu (center)  Finland Minnesota Wild TPS (Finland)
7. Mike Komisarek (defense)  United States Montreal Canadiens University of Michigan (NCAA)
8. Pascal Leclaire (goaltender)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
9. Tuomo Ruutu (center)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks Jokerit (Finland)
10. Dan Blackburn (goaltender)  Canada New York Rangers Kootenay Ice (WHL)
11. Fredrik Sjostrom (right wing)  Sweden Phoenix Coyotes (from Calgary) Frolunda HC (Sweden)
12. Dan Hamhuis (defense)  Canada Nashville Predators Prince George Cougars (WHL)
13. Ales Hemsky (right wing)  Czech Republic Edmonton Oilers (from Boston) Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
14. Chuck Kobasew (right wing)  Canada Calgary Flames (from Phoenix) Boston College (NCAA)
15. Igor Knyazev (defense)  Russia Carolina Hurricanes Spartak Moscow (Russia)
16. R. J. Umberger (right wing)  United States Vancouver Canucks Ohio State University (CCHA)
17. Carlo Colaiacovo (defense)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Erie Otters (OHL)
18. Jens Karlsson (left wing)  Sweden Los Angeles Kings Frolunda HC (Sweden)
19. Shaone Morrisonn (defense)  Canada Boston Bruins (from Edmonton) Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
20. Marcel Goc (center)  Germany San Jose Sharks Schwenningen Wild Wings (Germany)
21. Colby Armstrong (right wing)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
22. Jiri Novotny (center)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres HC Ceske Budejovice (Czech Republic)
23. Tim Gleason (defense)  United States Ottawa Senators (from Philadelphia via Tampa Bay and Philadelphia) Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
24. Lukas Krajicek (defense)  Czech Republic Florida Panthers (from St. Louis via New Jersey) Peterborough Petes (OHL)
25. Alexander Perezhogin (right wing)  Russia


Montreal Canadiens (from Washington) Avangard Omsk (Russia)
26. Jason Bacashihua (goaltender)  United States Dallas Stars Chicago Freeze (NAHL)
27. Jeff Woywitka (defense)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Ottawa) Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
28. Adrian Foster (center)  Canada New Jersey Devils Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
29. Adam Munro (goaltender)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Detroit) Erie Otters (OHL)
30. Dave Steckel (center)  United States Los Angeles Kings (from Colorado) Ohio State University (NCAA)

Round two[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
31. Matthew Spiller (defense)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes (from NY Islanders via Tampa Bay) Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
32. Derek Roy (center)  Canada Buffalo Sabres (from Tampa Bay) Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
33. Timofei Shishkanov (left wing)  Russia Nashville Predators (from Atlanta via Vancouver) Spartak Moscow (Russia)
34. Greg Watson (left wing)  Canada Florida Panthers Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
35. Mark Popovic (defense)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
36. Kyle Wanvig (right wing)  Canada Minnesota Wild Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
37. Duncan Milroy (right wing)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
38. Tim Jackman (right wing)  United States Columbus Blue Jackets Minnesota State-Mankato (NCAA)
39. Karel Pilar (defense)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs (from Chicago) HC Litvínov (Czech Republic)
40. Fedor Tyutin (defense)  Russia New York Rangers SKA Saint Petersburg (Russia)
41. Andrei Taratukhin (center)  Russia Calgary Flames (from Calgary via Anaheim and Phoenix) Avangard Omsk (Russia)
42. Tomas Slovak (defense)  Slovakia Nashville Predators HC Kosice (Slovakia)
43. Doug Lynch (defense)  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Boston) Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
44. Igor Pohanka (center)  Slovakia New Jersey Devils (from Phoenix via Florida) Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
45. Martin Podlesak (center)  Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes (compensatory) Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
46. Mike Zigomanis (center)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
47. Alexander Polushin (left wing)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Vancouver) THK Tver (Russia)
48. Tuomas Pihlman (left wing)  Finland New Jersey Devils (from Vancouver via Florida; compensatory) JYP (Finland)
49. Michael Cammalleri (center)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Toronto) University of Michigan (NCAA)
50. Chris Thorburn (center)  Canada Buffalo Sabres (compensatory) North Bay Centennials (OHL)
51. Jaroslav Bednar (center)  Czech Republic Los Angeles Kings HIFK (Finland)
52. Ed Caron (left wing)  United States Edmonton Oilers Phillips Exeter Academy (US High School-NH)
53. Kiel McLeod (center)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from San Jose via Montreal) Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
54. Noah Welch (defense)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins St. Sebastian's School (US High School-MA)
55. Jason Pominville (right wing)  United States Buffalo Sabres Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
56. Andrei Medvedev (goaltender)  Russia Calgary Flames (from Philadelphia via Florida) HC Spartak Moscow (Russia)
57. Jay McClement (center)  Canada St. Louis Blues Brampton Battalion (OHL)
58. Nathan Paetsch (defense)  Canada Washington Capitals Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
59. Matt Keith (right wing)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Dallas) Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
60. Victor Uchevatov (defense)  Russia New Jersey Devils (from Ottawa) Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
61. Andreas Holmqvist (defense)  Sweden Tampa Bay Lightning (from New Jersey via Montreal and Washington) Hammarby IF (Sweden)
62. Igor Grigorenko (right wing)  Russia Detroit Red Wings HC Lada Togliatti (Russia)
63. Peter Budaj (goaltender)  Slovakia Colorado Avalanche Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)

Round three[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
64. Tomas Malec (defense)  Slovakia Florida Panthers (from New York Islanders) Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
65. Brendan Bell (defense)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Tampa Bay via Washington) Ottawa 67's (OHL)
66. Fedor Fedorov (left wing)  Russia Vancouver Canucks (from Atlanta) Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
67. Robin Leblanc (right wing)  Canada New Jersey Devils (compensatory) Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
68. Grant McNeill (defense)  Canada Florida Panthers Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
69. Joel Stepp (left wing)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
70. Yared Hagos (center)  Sweden Dallas Stars (from Minnesota) AIK (Sweden)
71. Tomas Plekanec (center)  Czech Republic Montreal Canadiens HC Rabat Kladno (Czech Republic)
72. Brandon Nolan (left wing)  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Columbus) Oshawa Generals (OHL)
73. Craig Anderson (goaltender)  United States Chicago Blackhawks Guelph Storm (OHL)
74. Chris Heid (defense)  Canada Minnesota Wild (from NY Rangers) Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
75. Denis Platonov (right wing)  Russia Nashville Predators (from Calgary) HC Saratov (Russia)
76. Oliver Setzinger (center)  Austria Nashville Predators Ilves Tampere (Finland)
77. Darren McLachlan (left wing)  Canada Boston Bruins Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
78. Beat Schiess-Forster (defense)   Switzerland Phoenix Coyotes (from Phoenix via New Jersey) HC Davos (Switzerland)
79. Garth Murray (center)  Canada New York Rangers (from Carolina via Minnesota) Regina Pats (WHL)
80. Michael Garnett (goaltender)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Vancouver) Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
81. Neil Komadoski (defense)  United States Ottawa Senators (from New Jersey; compensatory) University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
82. Jay Harrison (defense)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Brampton Battalion (OHL)
83. Henrik Juntunen (right wing)  Finland Los Angeles Kings Karpat (Finland)
84. Kenny Smith (defense)  United States Edmonton Oilers Harvard (NCAA)
85. Aaron Johnson (defense)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from San Jose via Minnesota, Atlanta and Pittsburgh) Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
86. Drew Fata (defense)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
87. Per Mars (center)  Sweden Columbus Blue Jackets (from Buffalo) Brynas IF (Sweden)
88. Nicolas Corbeil (center)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Philadelphia via Chicago) Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
89. Tuomas Nissinen (goaltender)  Finland St. Louis Blues KalPa (Finland)
90. Owen Fussey (right wing)  Canada Washington Capitals Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
91. Kevin Estrada (left wing)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes (compensatory) Chilliwack (BCJHL)
92. Anthony Aquino (right wing)  Canada Dallas Stars Merrimack College (NCAA)
93. Stephane Veilleux (center)  Canada Minnesota Wild (from Ottawa) Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
94. Evgeny Artyukhin (right wing)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from New Jersey via Ottawa) HC Podolsk (Russia)
95. Patrick Sharp (center)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Detroit via Nashville) University of Vermont (NCAA)
96. Alexandre Rouleau (defense)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins (compensatory) Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
97. Danny Bois (right wing)  Canada Colorado Avalanche London Knights (OHL)

Round four[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
98. Jordin Tootoo (right wing)  Canada Nashville Predators (from New York Islanders via Philadelphia) Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
99. Ray Emery (goaltender)  Canada Ottawa Senators (from Tampa Bay) Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
100. Brian Sipotz (defense)  United States Atlanta Thrashers Miami University (NCAA)
101. Cory Stillman (center)  Canada New York Islanders (from Florida) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
102. Timo Parssinen (center)  Finland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim HPK (Finland)
103. Tony Virta (right wing)  Finland Minnesota Wild TPS (Finland)
104. Brent MacLellan (defense)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Montreal) Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
105. Vladimir Korsunov (defense)  Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Columbus) Spartak Moscow (Russia)
106. Christian Ehrhoff (defense)  Germany San Jose Sharks (from Chicago) Krefeld Pinguine (Germany)
107. Dimitri Patzold (goaltender)  Germany San Jose Sharks (from New York Rangers) TSV Erding (Germany)
108. Tomi Maki (right wing)  Finland Calgary Flames Jokerit (Finland)
109. Martti Jarventie (defense)  Finland Montreal Canadiens (compensatory) TPS (Finland)
110. Rob Zepp (goaltender)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes (from Nashville via Philadelphia) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
111. Matti Kaltiainen (goaltender)  Finland Boston Bruins Blues (Finland)
112. Milan Gajic (center)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Phoenix via New Jersey) Burnaby Express (BCJHL)
113. Bryce Lampman (defense)  United States New York Rangers (from Carolina) Omaha Lancers (USHL)
114. Evgeny Gladskikh (left wing)  Russia Vancouver Canucks Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Russia)
115. Vladimir Gusev (defense)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from Toronto) Khabarovsk (Russia)
116. Richard Petiot (defense)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL)
117. Michael Woodford (right wing)  United States Florida Panthers (from Columbus; compensatory) Cushing Academy (US High School-MA)
118. Brandon Rogers (defense)  United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Edmonton via Washington) Hotchkiss School (US High School-CT)
119. Aleksey Zotkin (left wing)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose) Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Russia)
120. Tomas Surovy (left wing)  Slovakia Pittsburgh Penguins Poprad (Slovakia)
121. Drew MacIntyre (goaltender)  Canada Detroit Red Wings (compensatory) Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
122. Igor Valeev (right wing)  Russia St. Louis Blues (from Buffalo via Atlanta) North Bay Centennials (OHL)
123. Aaron Lobb (right wing)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Philadelphia) London Knights (OHL)
124. Egor Shastin (left wing)  Russia Calgary Flames (from St. Louis) Omsk Avangard (Russia)
125. Jeff Lucky (right wing)  Canada Washington Capitals Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
126. Daniel Volrab (center)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars HC Sparta Praha (Czech Republic)
127. Christoph Schubert (defense)  Germany Ottawa Senators Munchen Barons (Germany)
128. Andrei Posnov (left wing)  Russia New Jersey Devils Krylja Sovetov (Russia)
129. Miroslav Blatak (defense)  Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings HC Zlin (Czech Republic)
130. Colt King (left wing)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Guelph Storm (OHL)
131. Ben Eaves (center)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins (compensatory) Boston College (NCAA)

Round five[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
132. Dusan Salficky (goaltender)  Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Plzen (Czech Republic)
133. Jussi Markkanen (goaltender)  Finland Edmonton Oilers (compensatory) Tappara (Finland)
134. Kyle Wellwood (center)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Tampa Bay) Belleville Bulls (OHL)
135. Colin Stuart (center)  United States Atlanta Thrashers Colorado College (NCAA)
136. Billy Thompson (goaltender)  Canada Florida Panthers Prince George Cougars (WHL)
137. Joel Perrault (center)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
138. Paul Lynch (defense)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning (from Philadelphia; compensatory) Valley Jr. Warriors (EJHL)
139. Shawn Collymore (right wing)  Canada New York Rangers (from Minnesota) Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
140. Tomas Plihal (left wing)  Czech Republic San Jose Sharks (from Montreal via Buffalo) HC Bili Tygri Liberec (Czech Republic)
141. Cole Jarrett (defense)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
142. Tommi Jaminki (left wing)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks Blues (Finland)
143. Frantisek Skladany (left wing)  Slovakia Colorado Avalanche (from NY Rangers) Boston University (NCAA)
144. Cody McCormick (C/RW)  Canada Colorado Avalanche (compensatory) Belleville Bulls (OHL)
145. James Hakewill (defense)  United States Calgary Flames Westminster High School (US High School-CT)
146. Jussi Timonen (defense)  Finland Philadelphia Flyers (from Nashville) KalPa (Finland)
147. Jiri Jakes (right wing)  Czech Republic Boston Bruins Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
148. David Klema (defense)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
149. Mikko Viitanen (defense)  Finland Colorado Avalanche (from Carolina) Ahmat (Finland)
150. Bernd Bruckler (goaltender)  Austria Philadelphia Flyers (compensatory) Tri-City Storm (USHL)
151. Kevin Bieksa (defense)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Bowling Green University (CCHA)
152. Terry Denike (goaltender)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Toronto via Tampa Bay) Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
153. Tuukka Mantyla (defense)  Finland Los Angeles Kings Tappara (Finland)
154. Jake Brenk (center)  United States Edmonton Oilers Breck School (US High School-MN)
155. Michal Vondrka (center)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres (from San Jose) HC Ceske Budejovice (Czech Republic)
156. Andy Schneider (defense)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Lincoln Stars (USHL)
157. Andreas Jamtin (right wing)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings (from Buffalo via Columbus and Calgary) Farjestad BK (Sweden)
158. Roman Malek (goaltender)  Czech Republic Philadelphia Flyers HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
159. Dmitri Semin (center)  Russia St. Louis Blues HC Spartak Moscow (Russia)
160. Artem Ternavski (defense)  Russia Washington Capitals Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
161. Mike Smith (goaltender)  Canada Dallas Stars Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
162. Stefan Schauer (defense)  Germany Ottawa Senators Riessersee SC (Germany)
163. Andreas Salomonsson (left wing)  Sweden New Jersey Devils Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
164. Yuri Trubachev (center)  Russia Calgary Flames (from Detroit) St. Petersburg (Russia)
165. Pierre-Luc Emond (center)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)

Round six[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
166. Andy Chiodo (goaltender)  Canada New York Islanders St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
167. Michal Blazek (defense)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars (from Tampa Bay) Vsetin HC (Czech Republic)
168. Maxim Kondratyev (defense)  Russia Toronto Maple Leafs (from Atlanta) HC Lada Togliatti (Russia)
169. Dustin Johner (center)  Canada Florida Panthers Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
170. Jan Tabacek (defense)  Slovakia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Martimex ZTS Martin HC (Slovakia)
171. Eric Himelfarb (center)  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Minnesota) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
172. Dennis Seidenberg (defense)  Germany Philadelphia Flyers (from Montreal) Adler Mannheim (Germany)
173. Justin Aikins (right wing)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Langley Hornets (BCHL)
174. Alexander Golovin (left wing)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Avangard Omsk-2 (Russia)
175. Ryane Clowe (right wing)  Canada San Jose Sharks (compensatory) Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
176. Marek Zidlicky (defense)  Czech Republic New York Rangers HIFK (Finland)
177. Andrei Razin (center)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers (from Calgary) Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Russia)
178. Anton Lavrentyev (center)  Russia Nashville Predators Ak Bars Kazan (Russia)
179. Andrew Alberts (defense)  United States Boston Bruins Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL)
180. Scott Polaski (right wing)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
181. Daniel Boisclair (goaltender)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
182. Tom Cavanagh (center)  United States San Jose Sharks (from Vancouver) Phillips Exeter Academy (US High School-NH)
183. Jaroslav Sklenar (left wing)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs HC Brno (Czech Republic)
184. Scott Horvath (right wing)  United States Colorado Avalanche (from Los Angeles via Tampa Bay) UMass Amherst (NCAA)
185. Mikael Svensk (defense)  Sweden Edmonton Oilers Frolunda HC (Sweden)
186. Petr Puncochar (defense)  Czech Republic Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose) HC Energie Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic)
187. Artem Vostrikov (left wing)  Russia Columbus Blue Jackets (from Pittsburgh) Tolyatti-2 (Russia)
188. Art Femenella (defense)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning (from Buffalo via Los Angeles) Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
189. Pasi Nurminen (goaltender)  Finland Atlanta Thrashers (from Philadelphia) Jokerit (Finland)
190. Brett Scheffelmaier (defense)  Canada St. Louis Blues Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
191. Zbynek Novak (center)  Czech Republic Washington Capitals HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
192. Jussi Jokinen (left wing)  Finland Dallas Stars Karpat Jr. (Finland)
193. Brooks Laich (center)  Canada Ottawa Senators Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
194. James Massen (right wing)  United States New Jersey Devils Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
195. Nick Pannoni (goaltender)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
196. Charlie Stephens (center)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Guelph Storm (OHL)

Round seven[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
197. Jan Holub (defense)  Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Bili Tygri Liberec (Czech Republic)
198. Ivan Kolozvary (center)  Slovakia Toronto Maple Leafs (from Tampa Bay) Dukla Trencin (Slovakia)
199. Matt Suderman (defense)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
200. Toni Koivisto (left wing)  Finland Florida Panthers Lukko (Finland)
201. Colin FitzRandolph (right wing)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Anaheim) Phillips Exeter Academy (NH)
202. Derek Boogaard (left wing)  Canada Minnesota Wild Prince George Cougars (WHL)
203. Andrew Archer (defense)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Guelph Storm (OHL)
204. Raffaele Sannitz (center)   Switzerland Columbus Blue Jackets HC Lugano (Switzerland)
205. Teemu Jaaskelainen (defense)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks Ilves Jrs (Finland)
206. Petr Preucil (left wing)  Czech Republic New York Rangers Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
207. Garrett Bembridge (right wing)  Canada Calgary Flames Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
208. Thierry Douville (defense)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Nashville) Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
209. Jordan Sigalet (goaltender)  Canada Boston Bruins Victoria Grizzlies (BCJHL)
210. Steve Belanger (goaltender)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
211. Sean Curry (defense)  United States Carolina Hurricanes Tri-City Americans (WHL)
212. Jason King (right wing)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
213. Jan Chovan (goaltender)  Slovakia Toronto Maple Leafs Belleville Bulls (OHL)
214. Cristobal Huet (goaltender)  France Los Angeles Kings HC Lugano (Switzerland)
215. Dan Baum (left wing)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Prince George Cougars (WHL)
216. Oleg Minakov (center)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose) Elektrostal (Russia)
217. Tomas Duba (goaltender)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins HC Sparta Praha (Czech Republic)
218. Jan Platil (defense)  Czech Republic Ottawa Senators (from Buffalo via Tampa Bay) Barrie Colts (OHL)
219. Dennis Packard (left wing)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning (from Philadelphia) Harvard (NCAA)
220. David Moss (right wing)  United States Calgary Flames (from St. Louis) Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL)
221. Johnny Oduya (defense)  Sweden Washington Capitals Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
222. Jeremy Van Hoof (defense)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Dallas) Ottawa 67's (OHL)
223. Brandon Bochenski (right wing)  United States Ottawa Senators Lincoln Stars (USHL)
224. Tony Martensson (center)  Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from New Jersey) Brynas IF (Sweden)
225. David Printz (defense)  Sweden Philadelphia Flyers (from Ottawa; compensatory) Great Falls (AWHL)
226. Pontus Petterstrom (left wing)  Sweden New York Rangers (from Detroit via Calgary) Tingsryds (Sweden)
227. Marek Svatos (right wing)  Slovakia Colorado Avalanche Kootenay Ice (WHL)

Round eight[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
228. Mike Bray (right wing)  Canada New York Islanders Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
229. Aaron Voros (right wing)  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Tampa Bay) Victoria Salsa (BCHL)
230. Leonid Zvachkin (defense)  Russia New York Rangers (from Atlanta) Podolsk (Russia)
231. Kyle Bruce (right wing)  Canada Florida Panthers Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
232. Martin Gerber (goaltender)   Switzerland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Langnau-Sui (Switzerland)
233. Joe Campbell (defense)  United States Calgary Flames (from Minnesota via San Jose) Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
234. Calle Aslund (defense)  Sweden Buffalo Sabres (from San Jose; compensatory) Huddinge (Sweden)
235. Neil Petruic (defense)  Canada Ottawa Senators (from Montreal) Kindersley Klippers (SJHL)
236. Ryan Bowness (right wing)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Brampton Battalion (OHL)
237. Mike Gabinet (defense)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Chicago) University of Nebraska at Omaha (NCAA)
238. Ryan Hollweg (center)  United States New York Rangers Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
239. Jake Riddle (left wing)  United States Minnesota Wild (from Calgary) Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
240. Gustav Grasberg (left wing)  Sweden Nashville Predators HC Mora (Sweden)
241. Milan Jurcina (defense)  Slovakia Boston Bruins Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
242. Andrew Murray (center)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (compensatory) Bemidji State (CHA)
243. Frank Lukes (left wing)  Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
244. Carter Trevisani (defense)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Ottawa 67's (OHL)
245. Konstantin Mikhailov (center)  Russia Vancouver Canucks Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik (Russia)
246. Tomas Mojzis (defense)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
247. Marek Dubec (center)  Slovakia Buffalo Sabres (from Los Angeles) Vsetin HC (Czech Republic)
248. Kari Haakana (defense)  Finland Edmonton Oilers Jokerit (Finland)
249. Matthew Maglione (defense)  United States Washington Capitals (from San Jose) Princeton University (NCAA)
250. Brandon Crawford-West (goaltender)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Texas Tornado (NAHL)
251. Ville Hamalainen (right wing)  Finland Calgary Flames (from Buffalo) SaiPa (Finland)
252. Jean-François Soucy (left wing)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Philadelphia) Montreal Rocket (QMJHL)
253. Petr Cajanek (left wing)  Czech Republic St. Louis Blues RI OKNA Zlín (Czech Republic)
254. Petr Polcik (left wing)  Slovakia Washington Capitals HK Ardo Nitra (Slovakia)
255. Marco Rosa (center)  Canada Dallas Stars Merrimack College (NCAA)
256. Gregg Johnson (center)  Canada Ottawa Senators Boston University (NCAA)
257. Evgeny Gamalei (defense)  Russia New Jersey Devils Voskresensk Khimik (Russia)
258. Dmitri Bykov (defense)  Russia Detroit Red Wings Aq Bars Kazan (Russia)
259. Dmitri Bezrukov (defense)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Colorado) HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Russia)

Round nine[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
260. Brian Perez (left wing)  United States New York Islanders Des Moines (USHL)
261. Vitali Smolyaninov (defense)  Kazakhstan Tampa Bay Lightning HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Russia)
262. Mario Cartelli (defense)  Czech Republic Atlanta Thrashers HC Ocelari Trinec (Czech Republic)
263. Jan Blanar (defense)  Slovakia Florida Panthers Dukla Trencin (Slovakia)
264. P. A. Parenteau (Left wing)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim AIK (SM Liga)
265. Dale Sullivan (right wing)  Canada Dallas Stars (from Minnesota) Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
266. Viktor Ujcik (right wing)  Czech Republic Montreal Canadiens HC Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
267. Ivan Majesky (defense)  Slovakia Florida Panthers (from Columbus) Ilves (Finland)
268. Jeff Miles (center)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks University of Vermont (ECAC)
269. Juris Stals (center)  Latvia New York Rangers Lukko (Finland)
270. Grant Jacobsen (center)  Canada St. Louis Blues (from Calgary) Regina Pats (WHL)
271. Mikko Lehtonen (defense)  Finland Nashville Predators Karpat (Finland)
272. Ales Pisa (defense)  Czech Republic Edmonton Oilers (from Boston) HC Pardubice (Czech Republic)
273. Severin Blindenbacher (defense)   Switzerland Phoenix Coyotes Kloten Flyers (Switzerland)
274. Peter Reynolds (defense)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes North Bay Centennials (OHL)
275. Robert Muller (goaltender)  Germany Washington Capitals (from Vancouver via New York Islanders) Adler Mannheim (Germany)
276. Mike Knoepfli (left wing)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Georgetown Raiders (OPJA)
277. Sebastian Laplante (goaltender)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats (NOJHL)
278. Shay Stephenson (left wing)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
279. Ryan Jorde (defense)  Canada Buffalo Sabres (from San Jose) Tri-City Americans (WHL)
280. Roman Kuhtinov (defense)  Russia New York Islanders (from Pittsburgh) Novokuznetsk (Russia)
281. Ilya Solarev (left wing)  Kazakhstan Tampa Bay Lightning (from Buffalo) Perm (Russia)
282. Marcel Rodman (right wing)  Slovenia Boston Bruins (from Philadelphia) Peterborough Petes (OHL)
283. Simon Skoog (defense)  Sweden St. Louis Blues Morrum Jr. (Sweden)
284. Viktor Hubl (left wing)  Czech Republic Washington Capitals HC Slavia Prague (Czech Republic)
285. Marek Tomica (right wing)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars HC Slavia Prague (Czech Republic)
286. Toni Dahlman (right wing)  Finland Ottawa Senators Ilves (Finland)
287. Juha-Pekka Ketola (center)  Finland New York Islanders (from New Jersey) Lukko (Finland)
288. Francois Senez (defense)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Rensselaer (ECAC)
289. Henrik Bergfors (defense)  Sweden Tampa Bay Lightning (from Colorado) Sodertalje SK Jr. (Sweden)

Draft by nationality[edit]

Rank Country Number Percent
1  Canada 107 37.0%
2  United States 41 14.2%
Europe 141 48.8%
3  Russia 38 13.1%
4  Czech Republic 31 10.7%
5  Finland 24 8.3%
6  Sweden 16 5.5%
7  Slovakia 15 5.2%
8  Germany 7 2.4%
9   Switzerland 5 1.8%
10  Kazakhstan 3 1.0%
11  Austria 2 0.7%
12  Latvia 1 0.3%
12  Slovenia 1 0.3%
12  France 1 0.3%

See also[edit]


  • Diamond, Dan, ed. (2001). National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2002. National Hockey League. 

External links[edit]

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