1998 NHL Entry Draft

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1998 NHL Entry Draft
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Date(s)June 27, 1998
LocationBuffalo, New York
First selectionCanada Vincent Lecavalier
Selected by: Tampa Bay Lightning
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The 1998 NHL Entry Draft was held on June 27 at the Marine Midland Arena in Buffalo, New York. A total of 258 players were drafted.

Selections by round[edit]

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Club teams are located in North America unless otherwise noted.

Round one[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Vincent Lecavalier (C)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Florida via San Jose) Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
2 David Legwand (C)  United States Nashville Predators (from Tampa Bay via San Jose) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
3 Brad Stuart (D)  Canada San Jose Sharks (from Nashville) Regina Pats (WHL)
4 Bryan Allen (D)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Oshawa Generals (OHL)
5 Vitali Vishnevski (D)  Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Torpedo Yaroslavl (Russia)
6 Rico Fata (RW)  Canada Calgary Flames London Knights (OHL)
7 Manny Malhotra (C)  Canada New York Rangers Guelph Storm (OHL)
8 Mark Bell (C)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Toronto) Ottawa 67s (OHL)
9 Michael Rupp (LW)  United States New York Islanders Erie Otters (OHL)
10 Nikolai Antropov (C)  Kazakhstan Toronto Maple Leafs (from Chicago) Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk (Kazakhstan)
11 Jeff Heerema (RW)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Sarnia Sting (OHL)
12 Alex Tanguay (C)  Canada Colorado Avalanche (from San Jose) Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
13 Michael Henrich (RW)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Barrie Colts (OHL)
14 Patrick DesRochers (G)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Sarnia Sting (OHL)
15 Mathieu Chouinard (G)  Canada Ottawa Senators Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
16 Eric Chouinard (C)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
17 Martin Skoula (D)  Czech Republic Colorado Avalanche (from Los Angeles) Barrie Colts (OHL)
18 Dmitri Kalinin (D)  Russia Buffalo Sabres Traktor Chelyabinsk (Russia)
19 Robyn Regehr (D)  Canada Colorado Avalanche (from Boston) Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
20 Scott Parker (RW)  United States Colorado Avalanche (from Washington) Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
21 Mathieu Biron (D)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Colorado) Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
22 Simon Gagne (C)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Philadelphia via Tampa Bay) Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
23 Milan Kraft (RW)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins Keramika Plzen (Czech Republic)
24 Christian Backman (D)  Sweden St. Louis Blues Vastra Frolunda HC (Sweden)
25 Jiri Fischer (D)  Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
26 Mike Van Ryn (D)  Canada New Jersey Devils University of Michigan (CCHA)
27 Scott Gomez (C)  United States New Jersey Devils (from Dallas) Tri-City Americans (WHL)

Round two[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
28 Ramzi Abid (LW)  Canada Colorado Avalanche (from Tampa Bay) Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
29 Jonathan Cheechoo (RW)  Canada San Jose Sharks (from Nashville) Belleville Bulls (OHL)
30 Kyle Rossiter (D)  Canada Florida Panthers Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
31 Artem Chubarov (C)  Russia Vancouver Canucks Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
32 Stephen Peat (RW)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
33 Blair Betts (C)  Canada Calgary Flames Prince George Cougars (WHL)
34 Andrew Peters (LW)  Canada Buffalo Sabres (from New York Rangers) Oshawa Generals (OHL)
35 Petr Svoboda (D)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs BK Havlickuv Brod (Czech Republic)
36 Chris Nielsen (C)  Canada New York Islanders Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
37 Christian Berglund (C)  Sweden New Jersey Devils (compensatory) Farjestad BK (Sweden)
38 Philippe Sauve (G)  United States Colorado Avalanche (from Chicago) Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
39 John Erskine (D)  Canada Dallas Stars (from Carolina via New Jersey) London Knights (OHL)
40 Randy Copley (LW)  Canada New York Rangers (compensatory) Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
41 Maxym Linnik (D)  Ukraine St. Louis Blues (from San Jose via Detroit) St. Thomas Stars (GOJHL)
42 Jason Beckett (D)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Edmonton) Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
43 Ossi Vaananen (D)  Finland Phoenix Coyotes Jokerit (Finland)
44 Mike Fisher (C)  Canada Ottawa Senators Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
45 Mike Ribeiro (C)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
46 Justin Papineau (C)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Belleville Bulls (OHL)
47 Norm Milley (RW)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
48 Jonathan Girard (D)  Canada Boston Bruins Laval Titan College Francais (QMJHL)
49 Jomar Cruz (G)  Canada Washington Capitals Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
50 Jaroslav Kristek (RW)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres (from Colorado via San Jose) HC Zlin (Czech Republic)
51 Ian Forbes (D)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Guelph Storm (OHL)
52 Bobby Allen (D)  United States Boston Bruins (from Washington; compensatory) Boston College (Hockey East)
53 Steve Moore (C)  Canada Colorado Avalanche (compensatory) Harvard University (ECAC)
54 Alexander Zevakhin (LW)  Russia Pittsburgh Penguins CSKA Moscow (Russia)
55 Ryan Barnes (LW)  Canada Detroit Red Wings (from St. Louis) Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
56 Tomek Valtonen (LW)  Finland Detroit Red Wings Ilves (Finland)
57 Tyler Bouck (RW)  Canada Dallas Stars (from New Jersey) Prince George Cougars (WHL)
58 Chris Bala (LW)  United States Ottawa Senators (from Dallas via Philadelphia) Harvard University (ECAC)

Round three[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
59 Todd Hornung (C)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Tampa Bay) Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
60 Denis Arkhipov (C)  Russia Nashville Predators Ak Bars Kazan (Russia)
61 Joe DiPenta (D)  Canada Florida Panthers Boston University (Hockey East)
62 Paul Manning (D)  Canada Calgary Flames (from Vancouver via Carolina) Colorado College (WCHA)
63 Lance Ward (D)  Canada Florida Panthers (from Anaheim via Colorado) Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
64 Brad Richards (C)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Calgary) Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
65 Eric Laplante (LW)  Canada San Jose Sharks (compensatory) Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
66 Jason LaBarbera (G)  Canada New York Rangers Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
67 Alex Henry (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Toronto via Tampa Bay) London Knights (OHL)
68 Jarkko Ruutu (LW)  Finland Vancouver Canucks (from New York Islanders) HIFK (Finland)
69 Jamie Hodson (G)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Chicago) Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
70 Kevin Holdridge (D)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
71 Erik Cole (LW)  United States Carolina Hurricanes (from San Jose) Clarkson University (ECAC)
72 Dmitri Afanasenkov (LW)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Edmonton) Torpedo Yaroslavl (Russia)
73 Pat O'Leary (C)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Robbinsdale High School (USHS–MN)
74 Julien Vauclair (D)   Switzerland Ottawa Senators HC Lugano (Switzerland)
75 Francois Beauchemin (D)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Laval Titan College Francais (QMJHL)
76 Aleksei Volkov (G)  Russia Los Angeles Kings Krylya Sovetov-2 (Russia)
77 Mike Pandolfo (RW)  United States Buffalo Sabres Saint Sebastian's School (USHS–MA)
78 Peter Nordstrom (LW)  Sweden Boston Bruins Farjestad BK (Sweden)
79 Yevgeni Lazarev (LW)  Russia Colorado Avalanche (from Washington) Kitchener Dutchmen (MWJHL)
80 David Cameron (C)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins (from Colorado) Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
81 Justin Morrison (RW)  United States Vancouver Canucks (from Philadelphia) Colorado College (WCHA)
82 Brian Gionta (RW)  United States New Jersey Devils (from Pittsburgh via Edmonton) Boston College (Hockey East)
83 Matt Walker (D)  Canada St. Louis Blues Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
84 Jake McCracken (G)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
85 Geoff Koch (LW)  United States Nashville Predators (from New Jersey via San Jose) University of Michigan (CCHA)
86 Gabriel Karlsson (C)  Sweden Dallas Stars HV71 (Sweden)

Round four[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
87 Alexei Ponikarovsky (C)  Ukraine Toronto Maple Leafs (from Tampa Bay via Detroit) Dynamo Moscow-2 (Russia)
88 Kent Sauer (D)  United States Nashville Predators North Iowa Huskies (USHL)
89 Ryan Jardine (RW)  Canada Florida Panthers Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
90 Regan Darby (D)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Tri-City Americans (WHL)
91 Josef Vasicek (C)  Czech Republic Carolina Hurricanes (from Anaheim) Slavia Prague (Czech Republic)
92 Eric Beaudoin (LW)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Calgary) Guelph Storm (OHL)
93 Tommy Westlund (RW)  Sweden Carolina Hurricanes (from New York Rangers) Brynas IF (Sweden)
94 Matthias Trattnig (C)  Austria Chicago Blackhawks (from Toronto) University of Maine (Hockey East)
95 Andy Burnham (RW)  Canada New York Islanders Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
96 Mikko Jokela (D)  Finland New Jersey Devils (from Chicago) HIFK (Finland)
97 Chris Madden (G)  United States Carolina Hurricanes Guelph Storm (OHL)
98 Rob Davison (D)  Canada San Jose Sharks North Bay Centennials (OHL)
99 Shawn Horcoff (C)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Michigan State University (CCHA)
100 Ryan Van Buskirk (D)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Sarnia Sting (OHL)
101 Petr Schastlivy (LW)  Russia Ottawa Senators Torpedo Yaroslavl (Russia)
102 Shaun Sutter (RW)  Canada Calgary Flames (from Montreal) Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
103 Kip Brennan (LW)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
104 Miroslav Zalesak (RW)  Slovakia San Jose Sharks (from Buffalo) Plastika Nitra (Slovakia)
105 Pierre Dagenais (LW)  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Boston via Los Angeles) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
106 Krys Barch (RW)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Washington via Colorado) London Knights (OHL)
107 Chris Corrinet (LW)  United States Washington Capitals (from Colorado) Princeton University (ECAC)
108 Dany Sabourin (G)  Canada Calgary Flames (compensatory) Sherbrooke Faucons (QMJHL)
109 J. P. Morin (D)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
110 Scott Myers (G)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Prince George Cougars (WHL)
111 Brent Hobday (LW)  Canada Detroit Red Wings (from St. Louis) Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
112 Viktor Wallin (D)  Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Detroit) HV71 (Sweden)
113 Kristian Antila (G)  Finland Edmonton Oilers (from New Jersey) Ilves Jr. (Finland)
114 Boyd Kane (LW)  Canada New York Rangers (from Dallas) Regina Pats (WHL)

Round five[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
115 Jay Leach (D)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Tampa Bay) Providence College (Hockey East)
116 Josh Blackburn (G)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Nashville via San Jose) Lincoln Stars (USHL)
117 Jaroslav Spacek (D)  Czech Republic Florida Panthers (from Florida via San Jose) Farjestad BK (Sweden)
118 Mike Siklenka (D)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Colorado; compensatory) Lloydminster Blazers (AJHL)
119 Anton But  Russia New Jersey Devils (from Vancouver) Torpedo-2 Yaroslavl (Russia)
120 Brent Gauvreau (C)  Canada Calgary Flames (from Anaheim) Oshawa Generals (OHL)
121 Curtis Rich (D)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Calgary) Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
122 Pat Leahy (RW)  United States New York Rangers Miami University (CCHA)
123 Jiri Dopita (C)  Czech Republic New York Islanders (from Toronto) Petra Vsetin (Czech Republic)
124 Francis Belanger (LW)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from New York Islanders via Chicago) Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
125 Erik Wendell  United States Washington Capitals (from Chicago) Maple Grove Senior High School (USHS–MN)
126 Morgan Warren (RW)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Carolina via Chicago) Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
127 Brandon Coalter (LW)  Canada San Jose Sharks Oshawa Generals (OHL)
128 Paul Elliott (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
129 Robert Schnabel (D)  Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
130 Gavin McLeod (D)  Canada Ottawa Senators Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
131 Tomas Kloucek (D)  Czech Republic New York Rangers (compensatory) Slavia Prague (Czech Republic)
132 Andrei Bashkirov (LW)  Russia Montreal Canadiens Fort Wayne Komets (IHL)
133 Joe Rullier (D)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
134 Rob Scuderi (D)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins (from Buffalo) Boston College (Hockey East)
135 Andrew Raycroft (G)  Canada Boston Bruins Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
136 David Ytfeldt (D)  Sweden Vancouver Canucks (from Washington) Leksands IF (Sweden)
137 Aaron Goldade (C)  Canada Buffalo Sabres (compensatory) Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
138 Martin Beauchesne (D)  Canada Nashville Predators (from Colorado) Sherbrooke Faucons (QMJHL)
139 Garrett Prosofsky (C)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Philadelphia via Vancouver) Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
140 Rick Bertran (D)  Canada Vancouver Canucks (from Pittsburgh) Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
141 K. C. Timmons (LW)  Canada Colorado Avalanche (from St. Louis) Tri-City Americans (WHL)
142 Calle Steen  Sweden Detroit Red Wings Hammarby IF (Sweden)
143 Ryan Flinn (LW)  Canada New Jersey Devils (compensatory) Laval Titan College Francais (QMJHL)
144 Oleg Smirnov (LW)  Russia Edmonton Oilers (from New Jersey) Kristall Elektrostal (WPHL)
145 Mikael Samuelsson (RW)  Sweden San Jose Sharks (from Dallas) Sodertalje SK (Sweden)

Round six[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
146 Sergei Kuznetsov (C)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning Torpedo-2 Yaroslavl (Russia)
147 Craig Brunel (RW)  United States Nashville Predators Prince Albert Raiders(WHL)
148 Chris Ovington (D)  Canada Florida Panthers Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
149 Paul Cabana  Canada Vancouver Canucks Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL)
150 Trent Hunter (RW)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Prince George Cougars (WHL)
151 Adam Deleeuw (LW)  Canada Detroit Red Wings (compensatory) Barrie Colts (OHL)
152 Gordie Dwyer (LW)  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Calgary) Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
153 Pavel Patera (LW)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars (from New York Rangers) AIK IF (Sweden)
154 Allan Rourke (D)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
155 Kevin Clauson (D)  United States New York Islanders Western Michigan University (CCHA)
156 Kent Huskins (D)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Clarkson University (ECAC)
157 Brad Voth (D)  Canada St. Louis Blues (from Carolina) Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
158 Jari Viuhkola (C)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose) Karpat (Finland)
159 Trevor Ettinger (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QHL)
160 Rickard Wallin (C)  Sweden Phoenix Coyotes Farjestad BK Jr. (Sweden)
161 Chris Neil (RW)  Canada Ottawa Senators (from Ottawa via Chicago) North Bay Centennials (OHL)
162 Andrei Markov (D)  Russia Montreal Canadiens Khimik Voskresensk (Russia)
163 Tomas Zizka (D)  Czech Republic Los Angeles Kings ZPS Zlin (Czech Republic)
164 Ales Kotalik  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres HC Ceske Budejovice Jr. (Czech Republic)
165 Ryan Milanovic (LW)  Canada Boston Bruins Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
166 Jonathan Pelletier (G)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Washington) Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
167 Alex Riazantsev (D)  Russia Colorado Avalanche Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
168 Antero Niittymaki (G)  Finland Philadelphia Flyers TPS Jr. (Finland)
169 Jan Fadrny (C)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins Slavia Prague (Czech Republic)
170 Andrei Troschinsky (C)  Kazakhstan St. Louis Blues Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk (Kazakhstan)
171 Pavel Datsyuk (C)  Russia Detroit Red Wings Dinamo-Energija Yekaterinburg (Russia)
172 Jacques Lariviere (LW)  Canada New Jersey Devils Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
173 Niko Kapanen (C)  Finland Dallas Stars HPK (Finland)

Round seven[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
174 Brett Allan  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
175 Cam Ondrik (G)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Nashville) Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
176 B. J. Ketcheson (D)  Canada Florida Panthers Peterborough Petes (OHL)
177 Vincent Malts (RW)  United States Vancouver Canucks Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
178 Jesse Fibiger (D)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
179 Nathan Forster (D)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Calgary) Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
180 Stefan Lundqvist (RW)  Sweden New York Rangers Brynas IF (Sweden)
181 Jonathan Gagnon (C)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
182 Evgeny Korolev (D)  Russia New York Islanders London Knights (OHL)
183 Tyler Arnason (C)  United States Chicago Blackhawks St. Cloud State University (WCHA)
184 Donald Smith (C)  United States Carolina Hurricanes Clarkson University (ECAC)
185 Robert Mulick (D)  Canada San Jose Sharks Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
186 Mike Morrison (G)  United States Edmonton Oilers University of Maine (Hockey East)
187 Erik Westrum (C)  United States Phoenix Coyotes University of Minnesota (WCHA)
188 Michel Periard (D)  Canada Ottawa Senators Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
189 Andrei Kruchinin (D)  Russia Montreal Canadiens Lada Togliatti (Russia)
190 Tommi Hannus (C)  Finland Los Angeles Kings TPS Jr. (Finland)
191 Brad Moran (C)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
192 Radek Duda (RW)  Czech Republic Calgary Flames (from Boston) Sparta Prague (Czech Republic)
193 Rastislav Stana (G)  Slovakia Washington Capitals HC Kosice (Slovakia)
194 Oak Hewer (C)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Colorado) North Bay Centennials (OHL)
195 Tomas Divisek  Czech Republic Philadelphia Flyers Slavia Prague (Czech Republic)
196 Joel Scherban (C)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins London Knights (OHL)
197 Brad Twordik (C)  Canada St. Louis Blues Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
198 Jeremy Goetzinger (D)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
199 Erik Jensen  United States New Jersey Devils Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
200 Scott Perry (C)  United States Dallas Stars Boston University (Hockey East)

Round eight[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
201 Craig Murray (C)  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Tampa Bay) University of Michigan (CCHA)
202 Martin Bartek (LW)  Slovakia Nashville Predators Sherbrooke Faucons (QMJHL)
203 Ian Jacobs (RW)  Canada Florida Panthers Ottawa 67's (OHL)
204 Craig Mischler (C)  United States Vancouver Canucks Northeastern University (Hockey East)
205 David Bernier (RW)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Quebec Ramparts (QMJHL)
206 Jonas Frogren (D)  Sweden Calgary Flames Farjestad BK (Sweden)
207 Johan Witehall (LW)  Sweden New York Rangers Leksands IF (Sweden)
208 Jaroslav Svoboda (RW)  Czech Republic Carolina Hurricanes (from Toronto) HC Olomouc (Czech Republic)
209 Frederick Brind'Amour (G)  Canada New York Islanders Sherbrooke Faucons (QMJHL)
210 Sean Griffin (D)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
211 Mark Kosick (C)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes University of Michigan (CCHA)
212 Jim Fahey (D)  United States San Jose Sharks Northeastern University (Hockey East)
213 Christian Lefebvre (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
214 Justin Hansen (RW)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Prince George Cougars (WHL)
215 Dwight Wolfe (D)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Ottawa) Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
216 Michael Ryder (RW)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
217 Jim Henkel (C)  United States Los Angeles Kings Ottawa 67's (OHL)
218 David Moravec (LW)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres HC Vitkovice (Czech Republic)
219 Curtis Valentine (LW)  Canada Vancouver Canucks (from Boston) Bowling Green University (CCHA)
220 Mike Farrell (D)  United States Washington Capitals Providence College (Hockey East)
221 Daniel Hulak (D)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Colorado) Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
222 Lubomir Pistek (RW)  Slovakia Philadelphia Flyers Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
223 Sergei Verenikin (RW)  Russia Ottawa Senators (from San Jose; compensatory) Torpedo Yaroslavl (Russia)
224 Mika Lehto (G)  Finland Pittsburgh Penguins Assat (Finland)
225 Yevgeni Pastukh (LW)  Ukraine St. Louis Blues Khimik Voskresensk (Russia)
226 David Petrasek (D)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings HV71 (Sweden)
227 Marko Ahosilta (C)  Finland New Jersey Devils KalPa Kuopio (Finland)
228 Michal Travnicek  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs (from Dallas) Chemopetrol Litvinov (Czech Republic)

Round nine[edit]

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
229 Chris Lyness (D)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
230 Karlis Skrastins (D)  Latvia Nashville Predators TPS Turku (Finland)
231 Adrian Wichser (C)   Switzerland Florida Panthers EHC Kloten (Switzerland)
232 Jason Metcalfe (D)  Canada Vancouver Canucks London Knights (OHL)
233 Pelle Prestberg (LW)  Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Farjestad Karlstad (Sweden)
234 Kevin Mitchell (D)  United States Calgary Flames Guelph Storm (OHL)
235 Jan Mertzig (D)  Sweden New York Rangers Luleå (Sweden)
236 Sergei Rostov (G)  Russia Toronto Maple Leafs Dynamo-2 Moscow (Russia)
237 Ben Blais (D)  United States New York Islanders Walpole High School (USHS-Massachusetts)
238 Alexandre Couture (LW)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Sherbrooke Faucons (QMJHL)
239 Brent McDonald (C)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Prince George Cougars (WHL)
240 Andrei Yershov (D)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose) Khimik Voskresensk (Russia)
241 Maxim Spiridonov (RW)  Russia Edmonton Oilers London Knights (OHL)
242 Jason Doyle (RW)  Canada New York Islanders (from Phoenix) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
243 Petr Hubacek (C)  Czech Republic Philadelphia Flyers (compensatory) Kometa Brno (Czech Republic)
244 Toby Petersen (C)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins (compensatory) Colorado College (WCHA)
245 Andreas Andersson (G)  Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (compensatory) HV71 (Sweden)
246 Rastislav Pavlikovsky (C)  Slovakia Ottawa Senators Dukla Trencin (Slovakia)
247 Darcy Harris (RW)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
248 Matthew Yeats (G)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Olds Grizzlys (AJHL)
249 Edo Terglav (RW)  Slovenia Buffalo Sabres Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
250 Radek Matejovsky (RW)  Czech Republic New York Islanders (from Boston) Slavia Prague (Czech Republic)
251 Blake Evans (C)  Canada Washington Capitals Tri-City Americans (WHL)
252 Martin Cibak (C)  Slovakia Tampa Bay Lighting (from Colorado) Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
253 Bruno St. Jacques (D)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
254 Matt Hussey (C)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Avon Old Farms (USHS–CT)
255 John Pohl (C)  United States St. Louis Blues University of Minnesota (CCHA)
256 Petja Pietilainen (C)  Finland Detroit Red Wings Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
257 Ryan Held (C)  Canada New Jersey Devils Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
258 Sergei Skrobot (D)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers (from Dallas) Dynamo Moscow-2 (Russia)

Draftees based on nationality[edit]

Rank Country Amount
North America 171
1  Canada 133
2  United States 38
Europe 87
3  Russia 22
4  Czech Republic 21
5  Sweden 17
6  Finland 12
7  Slovakia 6
8  Kazakhstan 2
8  Ukraine 2
8   Switzerland 2
11  Austria 1
11  Latvia 1
11  Slovenia 1

See also[edit]

References[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.

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