2002 NHL Entry Draft

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2002 NHL Draft
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General information
Date(s) June 22–23, 2002
Location Toronto, Ontario
First selection Canada Rick Nash
Selected by: Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL Entry Draft
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The 2002 NHL Entry Draft was held June 22–23 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. 291 players were drafted in total: 35 from the OHL; 23 from the QMJHL; 43 from the WHL; 41 from the NCAA; 6 from U.S high schools and 110 from outside North America.

Final central scouting rankings[edit]

Skaters[edit]

North American European
1 Canada Jay Bouwmeester (Defense) Finland Joni Pitkanen (Defense)
2 Canada Rick Nash (Left Wing) Russia Alexander Semin (Left Wing)
3 United States Ryan Whitney (Defense) Czech Republic Jiri Hudler (Centre)
4 Canada Joffrey Lupul (Centre) Russia Denis Grebeshkov (Defense)
5 Canada Scottie Upshall (Right Wing) Czech Republic Michal Barinka (Defense)
6 Canada Steve Eminger (Defense) Russia Kirill Koltsov (Defense)
7 Czech Republic Petr Taticek (Centre) Russia Anton Babchuk (Defense)
8 Czech Republic Martin Vagner (Centre) Russia Sergei Anshakov (Defense)
9 United States Christopher Higgins (Centre) Russia Alexei Kaigorodov (Centre)
10 Canada Pierre-Marc Bouchard (Centre) Czech Republic Jakub Koreis (Centre)

Goaltenders[edit]

North American European
1 Canada Jeff Deslauriers Finland Kari Lehtonen
2 Canada Todd Ford Switzerland Tobias Stephan
3 Canada Maxime Daigneault Finland Hannu Toivonen

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]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Rick Nash (forward)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from Florida) London Knights (OHL)
2 Kari Lehtonen (goaltender)  Finland Atlanta Thrashers Jokerit (Finland)
3 Jay Bouwmeester (defence)  Canada Florida Panthers (from Columbus) Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
4 Joni Pitkanen (defence)  Finland Philadelphia Flyers (from Tampa Bay) Kärpät (Finland)
5 Ryan Whitney (defence)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Boston University (NCAA)
6 Scottie Upshall (forward)  Canada Nashville Predators Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
7 Joffrey Lupul (forward)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
8 Pierre-Marc Bouchard (forward)  Canada Minnesota Wild Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
9 Petr Taticek (forward)  Czech Republic Florida Panthers (from Calgary) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
10 Eric Nystrom (forward)  United States Calgary Flames (from New York Rangers via Florida) University of Michigan (NCAA)
11 Keith Ballard (defence)  United States Buffalo Sabres University of Minnesota (NCAA)
12 Steve Eminger (defence)  Canada Washington Capitals Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
13 Alexander Semin (forward)  Russia Washington Capitals (from Dallas) Traktor Chelyabinsk Jrs. (Russia)
14 Chris Higgins (forward)  United States Montreal Canadiens (from Edmonton) Yale University (NCAA)
15 Jesse Niinimaki (forward)  Finland Edmonton Oilers (from Montreal) Ilves (Finland)
16 Jakub Klepis (forward)  Czech Republic Ottawa Senators Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
17 Boyd Gordon (forward)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Vancouver) Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
18 Denis Grebeshkov (defence)  Russia Los Angeles Kings Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
19 Jakub Koreis (forward)  Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes Plzeň HC (Czech Republic)
20 Daniel Paille (forward)  Canada Buffalo Sabres (from New Jersey via Dallas and Columbus) Guelph Storm (OHL)
21 Anton Babchuk (defence)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Elemash Elektrostal (Russia)
22 Sean Bergenheim (forward)  Finland New York Islanders Jokerit (Finland)
23 Ben Eager (forward)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes (from St. Louis) Oshawa Generals (OHL)
24 Alexander Steen (forward)  Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs Frölunda HC (Sweden)
25 Cam Ward (goaltender)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
26 Martin Vagner (defence)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars (from Philadelphia via Washington) Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
27 Mike Morris (forward)  United States San Jose Sharks St. Sebastian's School (USHS-MA)
28 Jonas Johansson (forward)  Sweden Colorado Avalanche HV 71 (Sweden)
29 Hannu Toivonen (goaltender)  Finland Boston Bruins HPK (Finland)
30 Jim Slater (forward)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Detroit via Buffalo and Columbus) Michigan State University (NCAA)

Round two[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
31. Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers (goaltender)  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Atlanta via Buffalo) Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
32. Janos Vas (forward)  Hungary Dallas Stars (from Columbus) Malmö IF (Sweden)
33. Lee Falardeau (forward)  United States New York Rangers (from Florida) Michigan State University (NCAA)
34. Tobias Stephan (goaltender)   Switzerland Dallas Stars (from Tampa Bay via Ottawa, Philadelphia and Tampa Bay) EHC Chur (Switzerland)
35. Ondřej Němec (defence)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins VHK Vsetín (Czech Republic)
36. Jarret Stoll (forward)  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Nashville via Buffalo) Kootenay Ice (WHL)
37. Tim Brent (forward)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
38. Josh Harding (goaltender)  Canada Minnesota Wild Regina Pats (WHL)
39. Brian McConnell (forward)  United States Calgary Flames Boston University (NCAA)
40. Rob Globke (forward)  United States Florida Panthers (from New York Rangers) University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
41. Joakim Lindstrom (forward)  Sweden Columbus Blue Jackets (from Buffalo via Atlanta) MoDo Ornskoldsvik (Sweden)
42. Marius Holtet (forward)  Norway Dallas Stars (from Washington) Farjestads BK Karlstad (Sweden)
43. Trevor Daley (defence)  Canada Dallas Stars Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
44. Matt Greene (defence)  United States Edmonton Oilers Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
45. Tomas Linhart (defence)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Mississauga Ice Dogs (OHL)
46. David LeNeveu (goaltender)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes (compensatory) Cornell University (NCAA)
47. Alexei Kaigorodov (forward)  Russia Ottawa Senators Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Russia)
48. Alexei Shkotov (forward)  Russia St. Louis Blues (compensatory) Kristall Elektrostal (Russia)
49. Kirill Koltsov (defence)  Russia Vancouver Canucks Avangard Omsk (Russia)
50. Sergei Anshakov (forward)  Russia Los Angeles Kings CSKA Moscow Jr. (Russia)
51. Anton Kadeykin (defence)  Russia New Jersey Devils (compensatory) Kristall Elektrostal (Russia)
52. Dan Spang (defence)  United States San Jose Sharks (from Phoenix via Philadelphia and Tampa Bay) Winchester High School (USHS-MA)
53. Barry Tallackson (forward)  United States New Jersey Devils University of Minnesota (NCAA)
54. Duncan Keith (defence)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Michigan State University (NCAA)
55. Denis Grot (defence)  Belarus Vancouver Canucks (from New York Islanders via Tampa Bay and Washington) Kristall Elektrostal (Russia)
56. Vladislav Evseev (forward)  Russia Boston Bruins (from St. Louis) CSKA Moscow Jr. (Russia)
57. Matt Stajan (forward)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Belleville Bulls (OHL)
58. Jiri Hudler (forward)  Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings (from Carolina) Vsetin HC (Czech Republic)
59. Maxime Daigneault (goaltender)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Philadelphia) Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
60. Adam Henrich (forward)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from San Jose) Brampton Battalion (OHL)
61. Johnny Boychuk (defence)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
62. Andrei Mikhnov (forward)  Ukraine St. Louis Blues (from Boston) Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
63. Tomas Fleischmann (forward)  Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings HC Vitkovice (Czech Republic)

Round three[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
64. Jason Ryznar (forward)  United States New Jersey Devils (from Atlanta)1 University of Michigan (NCAA)
65. Ole-Kristian Tollefsen (defence)  Norway Columbus Blue Jackets Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
66. Petr Kanko (forward)  Czech Republic Los Angeles Kings (compensatory)2 Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
67. Gregory Campbell (forward)  Canada Florida Panthers (from Florida via New York Islanders)3 Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
68. Brett Skinner (defence)  Canada Vancouver Canucks (from Tampa Bay via Philadelphia)4 Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
69. Erik Christensen (forward)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
70. Joe Callahan (defence)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Nashville via Philadelphia)5 Yale University (NCAA)
71. Brian Lee (defence)  United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Erie Otters (OHL)
72. Mike Erickson (forward)  United States Minnesota Wild University of Minnesota (NCAA)
73. Barry Brust (goaltender)  Canada Minnesota Wild (compensatory)6 Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
74. Todd Ford (goaltender)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Calgary)7 Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
75. Arttu Luttinen (forward)  Finland Ottawa Senators (from New York Rangers)8 HIFK Jr. (Finland)
76. Michael Tessier (forward)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Acadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)
77. Patrick Wellar (defence)  Canada Washington Capitals Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
78. Geoff Waugh (defence)  Canada Dallas Stars Kindersley Klippers (SJHL)
79. Brock Radunske (forward)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Michigan State University (NCAA)
80. Matt Jones (defence)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Montreal)9 University of North Dakota (NCAA)
81. Marcus Jonasen (forward)  Sweden New York Rangers (from Ottawa)10 Västerås IK Jr. (Sweden)
82. John Adams (defence)  United States Buffalo Sabres (from Vancouver via Florida and Atlanta)11 Boston College (NCAA)
83. Lukas Mensator (goaltender)  Czech Republic Vancouver Canucks (from Los Angeles)12 Energie Karlovy Vary Jr. (Czech Republic)
84. Marek Chvatal (defence)  Czech Republic New Jersey Devils (from Phoenix)13 Oceláři Třinec Jr. (Czech Republic)
85. Ahren Nittel (forward)  Canada New Jersey Devils Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
86. Jonas Fiedler (forward)  Czech Republic San Jose Sharks (from Chicago)14 Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
87. Frans Nielsen (forward)  Denmark New York Islanders Malmö IF (Sweden)
88. Dominic D'Amour (defence)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Buffalo via Nashville; compensatory)15 Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
89. Tomas Troliga (forward)  Slovakia St. Louis Blues Spišská Nová Ves (Slovakia)
90. Matthew Lombardi (forward)  Canada Calgary Flames (from Toronto)16 Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
91. Jesse Lane (defence)  United States Carolina Hurricanes (from Carolina via Philadelphia)17 Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
92. Derek Krestanovich (forward)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Philadelphia)18 Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
93. Alexander Kozhevnikov (forward)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose)19 Krylia Sovetov Jr. (Russia)
94. Eric Lundberg (defence)  United States Colorado Avalanche Providence College (NCAA)
95. Valtteri Filppula (forward)  Finland Detroit Red Wings (from Boston via Anaheim and Nashville)20 Jokerit (Finland)
96. Jeff Genovy (forward)  United States Columbus Blue Jackets (from Detroit via Atlanta)21 Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)

Round four[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
97. Lance Monych (forward)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes (from Atlanta)1 Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
98. Ivan Tkachenko (forward)  Russia Columbus Blue Jackets Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
99. Michael Lambert (forward)  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Florida via Calgary)2 Montreal Rocket (QMJHL)
100. Dmitri Kazionov (forward)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning CSKA Moscow Jr. (Russia)
101. Daniel Fernholm (defence)  Sweden Pittsburgh Penguins Djurgårdens IF Jr. (Sweden)
102. Brandon Segal (forward)  Canada Nashville Predators Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
103. Joonas Vihko (forward)  Finland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim HIFK Jr. (Finland)
104. Aaron Rome (defence)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Minnesota via Dallas and Minnesota)3 Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
105. Rosario Ruggeri (defence)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Calgary)4 Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
106. Ivan Koltsov (defence)  Russia Edmonton Oilers (from New York Rangers)5 Cherepovec Jrs. (Russia)
107. Mikko Kalteva (defence)  Finland Colorado Avalanche (compensatory)6 Jokerit Jr. (Finland)
108. Jakub Hulva (forward)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres Vitkovice Jr. (Czech Republic)
109. Jevon Desautels (forward)  Canada Washington Capitals Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
110. Jarkko A. Immonen (forward)  Finland Dallas Stars Espoo Jr. (Finland)
111. Jonas Almtorp (forward)  Sweden Edmonton Oilers MoDo Ornskoldsvik Jr. (Sweden)
112. Yuri Artemenkov (forward)  Russia Calgary Flames (from Montreal)7 Krylja Jrs. (Russia)
113. Scott Dobben (forward)  Canada Ottawa Senators Erie Otters (OHL)
114. John Laliberte (forward)  United States Vancouver Canucks New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs (EJHL)
115. Mark Rooneem (forward)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
116. Pat Dwyer (forward)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Phoenix)8 Western Michigan University (NCAA)
117. Cam Janssen (forward)  United States New Jersey Devils Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
118. Petr Dvorak (forward)  Czech Republic Washington Capitals (from Chicago)9 Havirov Femax HC (Czech Republic)
119. Jekabs Redlihs (defence)  Latvia Columbus Blue Jackets (from New York Islanders)10 HK Apple Core (Latvia)
120. Robin Jonsson (forward)  Sweden St. Louis Blues Bofors IK Karlskoga (Sweden)
121. Marty Magers (goaltender)  United States Buffalo Sabres (compensatory)11 Omaha Lancers (USHL)
122. David Turon (defence)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs Havirov Femax HC (Czech Republic)
123. Robin Kovar (pick voided because player was ineligible)  Czech Republic Edmonton Oilers (compensatory)12 Vancouver Giants (WHL)
124. Lane Manson (defence)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Carolina via St. Louis)13 Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
125. Johan Bjork (defence)  Sweden Ottawa Senators (compensatory)14 Malmö Redhawks Jr. (Sweden)
126. Konstantin Baranov (forward)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers Chelyabinsk Mechel (Russia)
127. Nate Guenin (defence)  United States New York Rangers (from Ottawa; compensatory)15 Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
128. Matt Ellison (forward)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose)16 Cowichan Valley Capitals (BCHL)
129. Tom Gilbert (defence)  United States Colorado Avalanche Chicago Steel (USHL)
130. Jan Kubista (forward)  Czech Republic Boston Bruins HC Pardubice Jr. (Czech Republic)
131. Johan Berggren (defence)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings Sunne (Sweden)

Round five[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
132. John Zeiler (forward)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Atlanta)1 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
133. Lasse Pirjeta (forward)  Finland Columbus Blue Jackets Kärpät (Finland)
134. Topi Jaakola (defence)  Finland Florida Panthers Kärpät (Finland)
135. Joseph Pearce (goaltender)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs (EJHL)
136. Andy Sertich (defence)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins (compensatory)2 Greenway High School (USHS-MN)
137. Cam Paddock (forward)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
138. Patrick Jarrett (forward)  Canada Nashville Predators Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
139. Kris Newbury (forward)  Canada San Jose Sharks (compensatory)3 Sarnia Sting (OHL)
140. George Davis (forward)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
141. Jiri Cetkovsky (forward)  Czech Republic Calgary Flames (from Minnesota via Montreal)4 Zlín Jr. (Czech Republic)
142. Emanuel Peter (forward)   Switzerland Calgary Flames Kloten Flyers (Switzerland)
143. Mike Walsh (forward)  United States New York Rangers Detroit Compuware Ambassadors (MWJHL)
144. Paul Flache (defence)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Buffalo)5 Brampton Battalion (OHL)
145. Robert Gherson (goaltender)  Canada Washington Capitals Sarnia Sting (OHL)
146. Viktor Bobrov (forward)  Russia Calgary Flames (compensatory)6 CSKA Moscow Jr. (Russia)
147. David Bararuk (forward)  Canada Dallas Stars Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
148. Glenn Fisher (goaltender)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Fort Saskatchewan Traders (AJHL)
149. Marcus Paulsson (forward)  Sweden New York Islanders (from Montreal)7 Morrum (Sweden)
150. Brock Hooton (forward)  Canada Ottawa Senators Quesnel Millionaires (BCHL)
151. Rob McVicar (goaltender)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
152. Greg Hogeboom (forward)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Miami University (NCAA)
153. Peter Hamerlik (goaltender)  Slovakia Boston Bruins (from Phoenix)8 Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
154. Krisjanis Redlihs (defence)  Latvia New Jersey Devils HK Liepājas Metalurgs (Latvia)
155. Armands Berzins (forward)  Latvia Minnesota Wild (from Carolina; compensatory)9 Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
156. James Wisniewski (defence)  United States Chicago Blackhawks Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
157. Joel Andresen (defence)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from New York Islanders)10 St. Albert Steel (AJHL)
158. Vince Bellissimo (forward)  Canada Florida Panthers (from St. Louis)11 Topeka ScareCrows (USHL)
159. Kristofer Persson (forward)  Sweden Calgary Flames (from Toronto)12 MoDo Ornskoldsvik Jr. (Sweden)
160. Daniel Manzato (goaltender)   Switzerland Carolina Hurricanes Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
161. Dov Grumet-Morris (goaltender)  United States Philadelphia Flyers Harvard University (NCAA)
162. Gerard Dicaire (defence)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from San Jose; compensatory)13 Kootenay Ice (WHL)
163. Tom Walsh (defense)  United States San Jose Sharks Deerfield Academy (USHS-MA)
164. Tyler Weiman (goaltender)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Tri-City Americans (WHL)
165. Justin Maiser (forward)  United States St. Louis Blues (from Boston)14 Boston University (NCAA)
166. Logan Koopmans (goaltender)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)

Round six[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
167. Brad Schell (forward)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
168. Tim Konsorada (forward)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
169. Jeremy Swanson (defence)  Canada Florida Panthers Barrie Colts (OHL)
170. P.J. Atherton (defence)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL)
171. Bobby Goepfert (goalie)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL)
172. Mike McKenna (goaltender)  United States Nashville Predators St. Lawrence University (NCAA)
173. Luke Fritshaw (defence)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
174. Karri Akkanen (forward)  Finland Tampa Bay Lightning (from Carolina; compensatory)1 Ilves Jrs. (Finland)
175. Matt Foy (forward)  Canada Minnesota Wild Merrimack College (NCAA)
176. Curtis McElhinney (goaltender)  Canada Calgary Flames Colorado College (NCAA)
177. Jake Taylor (defence)  United States New York Rangers Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
178. Maxim Schevjev (forward)  Russia Buffalo Sabres Elemash Elektrostal (Russia)
179. Marian Havel (forward)  Czech Republic Washington Capitals Vancouver Giants (WHL)
180. Kirill Sidorenko (forward)  Russia Dallas Stars Kurgan (Russia)
181. Mikko Luoma (defence)  Finland Edmonton Oilers Tappara (Finland)
182. Andre Deveaux (forward)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Belleville Bulls (OHL)
183. Paul Ranger (defence)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Ottawa)2 Oshawa Generals (OHL)
184. Jaroslav Balastik (forward)  Czech Republic Columbus Blue Jackets (from Vancouver via Philadelphia)3 HC Zlín (Czech Republic)
185. Ryan Murphy (forward)  United States Los Angeles Kings Boston College (NCAA)
186. Jeff Pietrasiak (goaltender)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Berkshire High School (USHS-MA)
187. Eric Johansson (forward)  Canada New Jersey Devils Tri-City Americans (WHL)
188. Kevin Kantee (defence)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks Jokerit Jrs. (Finland)
189. Alexei Stonkus (forward)  Russia New York Islanders Yaroslavl Jrs. (Russia)
190. D. J. King (forward)  Canada St. Louis Blues Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
191. Ian White (defence)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
192. Nikita Korovkin (defence)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers (from Carolina)4 Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
193. Joey Mormina (defence)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Colgate University (NCAA)
194. Kim Hirschovits (forward)  Finland New York Rangers (from San Jose)5 HIFK (Finland)
195. Taylor Christie (defence)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Bowling Green State University (NCAA)
196. Mikael Vuorio (goaltender)  Finland Florida Panthers (from Boston)6 Lukko Rauma (Finland)
197. Jimmy Cuddihy (forward)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)

Round seven[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
198. Nathan Oystrick (forward)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Northern Michigan University (NCAA)
199. Greg Mauldin (forward)  United States Columbus Blue Jackets University of Massachusetts-Amherst (NCAA)
200. Denis Yachmenev (forward)  Russia Florida Panthers North Bay Centennials (OHL)
201. Mathieu Brunelle (forward)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Tampa Bay)1 Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
202. Patrik Bartschi (right wing)   Switzerland Pittsburgh Penguins Kloten Flyers (Switzerland)
203. Josh Morrow (defence)  Canada Nashville Predators Tri-City Americans (WHL)
204. Nicklas Eckerblom (right wing)  Sweden Minnesota Wild (from Anaheim)2 Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
205. Jean-Francois Dufort (forward)  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Minnesota)3 Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
206. David Van Der Gulik (forward)  Sweden Calgary Flames Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
207. Pierre Johnsson (forward)  Canada Calgary Flames (from New York Rangers)4 Farjestad Jrs. (Sweden)
208. Radoslav Hecl (defence)  Slovakia Buffalo Sabres Bratislava Slovan Harvard (Slovakia)
209. Joni Lindlof (forward)  Finland Washington Capitals Tappara Jrs. (Finland)
210. Bryan Hamm (defence)  Canada Dallas Stars Peterborough Petes (OHL)
211. Patrick Murphy (forward)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Newmarket Hurricanes (OPJHL)
212. Jonathan Ferland (forward)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Acadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)
213. Fredrik Norrena (goaltender)  Finland Tampa Bay Lightning (from Ottawa)5 TPS (Finland)
214. Marc-Andre Roy (forward)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
215. Mikhail Lyubushin (defence)  Russia Los Angeles Kings MHC Krylja Sovetov (Russia)
216. Ladislav Kouba (forward)  Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
217. Tim Conboy (forward)  United States San Jose Sharks (from New Jersey via Atlanta)6 Topeka Scarecrows (USHL)
218. Ilkka Pikkarainen (forward)  Finland New Jersey Devils (compensatory)7 HIFK (Finland)
219. Tyson Kellerman (goalie)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks North Bay Centennials (OHL)
220. Brad Topping (goalie)  Canada New York Islanders Brampton Battalion (OHL)
221. Jonas Johnson (forward)  Sweden St. Louis Blues Vastra Frölunda HC (Sweden)
222. Scott May (forward)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Ohio State University (NCAA)
223. Ilya Krikunov (forward)  Russia Vancouver Canucks (compensatory)8 Elemash Elektrostal (Russia)
224. Adam Taylor (forward)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Kootenay Ice (WHL)
225. Steve Goertzen (forward)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from Philadelphia)9 Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
226. Joey Crabb (forward)  United States New York Rangers (from San Jose)10 Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
227. Ryan Steeves (forward)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Yale University (NCAA)
228. Dmitri Utkin (forward)  Russia Boston Bruins Yaroslavl Jrs. (Russia)
229. Derek Meech (defence)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Red Deer Rebels (WHL)

Round eight[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
230. Colton Fretter (forward)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Chatham Maroons (WOHL)
231. Jaroslav Kracik (forward)  Czech Republic Columbus Blue Jackets Plezen Jr. (Czech Republic)
232. Peter Hafner (defence)  United States Florida Panthers Taft High School (USHS-CT)
233. Vasily Koshechkin (goaltender)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning HC Lada Togliatti (Russia)
234. Maxime Talbot (forward)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
235. Kaleb Betts (forward)  Canada Nashville Predators Chilliwack Bruins (WHL)
236. Tyler Boldt (defence)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Anaheim)1 Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
237. Christoph Brandner (forward)  Austria Minnesota Wild Krefeld Pinguine (Germany)
238. Jyri Marttinen (defence)  Finland Calgary Flames JYP (Finland)
239. Ryan Lannon (defence)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins (compensatory)2 Harvard University (NCAA)
240. Petr Prucha (forward)  Czech Republic New York Rangers Pardubice HC (Czech Republic)
241. Dennis Wideman (defence)  Canada Buffalo Sabres London Knights (OHL)
242. Igor Ignatushkin (forward)  Russia Washington Capitals Elektrosal (Russia)
243. Tuomas Mikkonen (forward)  Finland Dallas Stars JyP HT Jyvaskyla (Finland)
244. Dwight Helminen (forward)  United States Edmonton Oilers University of Michigan (NCAA)
245. Tomas Micka (forward)  Czech Republic Edmonton Oilers (from Montreal)3 Slavia Praha Jr. (Czech Republic)
246. Josef Vavra (forward)  Czech Republic Ottawa Senators Vsetin Jr. (Czech Republic)
247. Matt Violin (goaltender)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Lake Superior State University (NCAA)
248. Tuukka Pulliainen (defence)  Finland Los Angeles Kings TuTo (Finland)
249. Marcus Smith (defence)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
250. Dan Glover (defence)  Canada New Jersey Devils Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL)
251. Jason Kostadine (forward)  United States Chicago Blackhawks Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
252. Martin Chabada (forward)  Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Sparta Praha (Czech Republic)
253. Tom Koivisto (defence)  Finland St. Louis Blues Jokerit (Finland)
254. Jarkko Immonen (forward)  Finland Toronto Maple Leafs JYP (Finland)
255. Ryan Craig (forward)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Carolina)4 Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
256. Darren Reid (forward)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Philadelphia via Carolina)5 Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
257. Pauli Levokari (defence)  Finland Atlanta Thrashers (from San Jose)6 HIFK Helsinki (Finland)
258. Sergei Shemetov (forward)  Russia Colorado Avalanche Elektrostal (Russia)
259. Yan Stastny (forward)  Canada Boston Bruins University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
260. Pierre-Olivier Beaulieu (defence)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)

Round nine[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
261. Francois Caron (defence)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Atlanta)1 Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
262. Christian Soderstrom (forward)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings (from Columbus)2 Timra IK (Sweden)
263. Sergei Mozyakin (forward)  Russia Columbus Blue Jackets (from Florida)3 HC CSKA Moscow (Russia)
264. Matthew Davis (goaltender)  Canada Nashville Predators (from Tampa Bay via Colorado)4 Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
265. Dwight LaBosse (goaltender)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Guelph Storm (OHL)
266. Steven Spencer (defence)  Canada Nashville Predators Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
267. Chris Petrow (defence)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Oshawa Generals (WHL)
268. Mikhail Tyulyapkin (defence)  Russia Minnesota Wild Nizhny Novgorod Jrs. (Russia)
269. Mika Hannula (forward)  Sweden Minnesota Wild (from Calgary)5 Malmö (Sweden)
270. Rob Flynn (forward)  United States New York Rangers Harvard University (NCAA)
271. Martin Cizek (defence)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres Slavia Praha Jr. (Czech Republic)
272. Patric Blomdahl (forward)  Sweden Washington Capitals AIK Jr. (Sweden)
273. Ned Havern (forward)  United States Dallas Stars Boston College (NCAA)
274. Fredrik Johansson (forward)  Sweden Edmonton Oilers Vastra Frolunda Jr. (Sweden)
275. Konstantin Korneev (defence)  Russia Montreal Canadiens Krylja Sovetov (Russia)
276. Vitaly Atyushov (defence)  Russia Ottawa Senators Molot-Prikamie Perm (Russia)
277. Thomas Nussli (forward)   Switzerland Vancouver Canucks EV Zug (Switzerland)
278. Matt Gens (defence)  United States Vancouver Canucks (compensatory)6 St. Cloud State University (NCAA)
279. Connor James (forward)  Canada Los Angeles Kings University of Denver (NCAA)
280. Russell Spence (forward)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes OCN Blizzard (MJHL)
281. Bill Kinkel (forward)  United States New Jersey Devils Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
282. Adam Burish (forward)  United States Chicago Blackhawks Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
283. Per Braxenholm (defence)  Sweden New York Islanders Morum (Sweden)
284. Ryan MacMurchy (forward)  Canada St. Louis Blues Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL)
285. Staffan Kronwall (defence)  Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs Huddinge IK (Sweden)
286. Alexei Glukhov (forward)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Carolina)7 Voskresensk Jrs. (Russia)
287. John Toffey (forward)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning (from Philadelphia)8 Ohio State University (NCAA)
288. Michael Hutchins (defence)  United States San Jose Sharks Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
289. Sean Collins (forward)  United States Colorado Avalanche University of New Hampshire (NCAA)
290. Pavel Frolov (forward)  Russia Boston Bruins Nizhny Novgorod Jrs. (Russia)
291. Jonathan Ericsson (defence)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings Grand Rapids Griffins (IHL)


  = NHL All-Star[1] ·


Draftees based on nationality[edit]

Rank Country Amount
North America 168
1  Canada 109
2  United States 59
Europe 123
3  Russia 33
4  Czech Republic 26
5  Finland 25
6  Sweden 21
7   Switzerland 5
8  Latvia 3
8  Slovakia 3
10  Norway 2
11  Austria 1
11  Hungary 1
11  Denmark 1
11  Ukraine 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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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