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1996 NHL Entry Draft

The 1996 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Kiel Center in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 22, 1996.

1996 NHL Entry Draft
General information
Date(s)June 22, 1996
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri
First selectionCanada Chris Phillips
Selected by: Ottawa Senators
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Selections by roundEdit

Club teams are located in North America unless otherwise noted.

Round oneEdit

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Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Chris Phillips Defense   Canada Ottawa Senators Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
2 Andrei Zyuzin Defense   Russia San Jose Sharks Salavat Yulaev Ufa (Russia)
3 Jean-Pierre Dumont Right Wing   Canada New York Islanders Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
4 Alexander Volchkov Left Wing   Russia Washington Capitals (from Los Angeles) Barrie Colts (OHL)
5 Ric Jackman Defense   Canada Dallas Stars Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
6 Boyd Devereaux Center   Canada Edmonton Oilers Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
7 Erik Rasmussen Center   United States Buffalo Sabres University of Minnesota (WCHA)
8 Johnathan Aitken Defense   Canada Boston Bruins (from Hartford) Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
9 Ruslan Salei Defense   Belarus Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Las Vegas Thunder (IHL)
10 Lance Ward Defense   Canada New Jersey Devils Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
11 Dan Focht Defense   Canada Phoenix Coyotes Tri-City Americans (WHL)
12 Josh Holden Center   Canada Vancouver Canucks Regina Pats (WHL)
13 Derek Morris Defense   Canada Calgary Flames Regina Pats (WHL)
14 Marty Reasoner Center   United States St. Louis Blues (from St. Louis via Edmonton) Boston College (Hockey East)
15 Dainius Zubrus Right Wing   Lithuania Philadelphia Flyers (from Toronto) Pembroke Lumber Kings (COJHL)
16 Mario Larocque Defense   Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
17 Jaroslav Svejkovsky Right Wing   Czech Republic Washington Capitals Tri-City Americans (WHL)
18 Matt Higgins Center   Canada Montreal Canadiens Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
19 Matthieu Descoteaux Defense   Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Boston) Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
20 Marcus Nilson Left Wing   Sweden Florida Panthers Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
21 Marco Sturm Left Wing   Germany San Jose Sharks (from Chicago) Landshut EV (Germany)
22 Jeff Brown Defense   Canada New York Rangers Sarnia Sting (OHL)
23 Craig Hillier Goaltender   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Ottawa 67's (OHL)
24 Daniel Briere Center   Canada Phoenix Coyotes (from Philadelphia via San Jose and Buffalo) Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
25 Peter Ratchuk Defense   United States Colorado Avalanche Shattuck-Saint Mary's (USHS–MN)
26 Jesse Wallin Defense   Canada Detroit Red Wings Red Deer Rebels (WHL)

Round twoEdit

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
27 Cory Sarich Defense   Canada Buffalo Sabres (from Ottawa via St. Louis) Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
28 Pavel Skrbek Defense   Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins (from San Jose via New Jersey) Poldi Kladno (Czech Republic)
29 Dan LaCouture Left Wing   United States New York Islanders Enfield Jr. Whalers (EJHL)
30 Josh Green Center   Canada Los Angeles Kings Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
31 Remi Royer Defense   Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Dallas via Phoenix and San Jose) Saint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
32 Chris Hajt Defense   Canada Edmonton Oilers Guelph Storm (OHL)
33 Darren Van Oene Left Wing   Canada Buffalo Sabres Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
34 Trevor Wasyluk Left Wing   Canada Hartford Whalers Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
35 Matt Cullen Center   United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim St. Cloud State University (WCHA)
36 Marek Posmyk Defense   Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs (from New Jersey) Dukla Jihlava (Czech Republic)
37 Marian Cisar Right Wing   Slovakia Los Angeles Kings (from Phoenix) Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)
38 Wes Mason Left Wing   Canada New Jersey Devils (from Vancouver) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
39 Travis Brigley Left Wing   Canada Calgary Flames Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
40 Steve Begin Center   Canada Calgary Flames (from St. Louis) Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
41 Josh DeWolf Defense   United States New Jersey Devils (from Toronto via Pittsburgh) Twin Cities Vulcans (USHL)
42 Jeff Paul Defense   Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Tampa Bay) Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
43 Jan Bulis Center   Czech Republic Washington Capitals Barrie Colts (OHL)
44 Mathieu Garon Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
45 Henry Kuster Right Wing   Canada Boston Bruins Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
46 Geoff Peters Center   Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Florida via San Jose) Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
47 Pierre Dagenais Left Wing   Canada New Jersey Devils (from Chicago via Tampa Bay) Moncton Alpines (QMJHL)
48 Daniel Goneau Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers Granby Predateurs (QMJHL)
49 Colin White Defense   Canada New Jersey Devils (from Pittsburgh) Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
50 Francis Larivee Goaltender   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Philadelphia) Laval Titan Collège Français (QMJHL)
51 Yuri Babenko Center   Russia Colorado Avalanche Krylya Sovetov (Russia)
52 Aren Miller Goaltender   Canada Detroit Red Wings Spokane Chiefs (WHL)

Round threeEdit

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
53 Eric Naud Left Wing   Canada Boston Bruins (from Ottawa) Saint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
54 Francois Methot Center   Canada Buffalo Sabres (compensatory) Saint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
55 Terry Friesen Goaltender   Canada San Jose Sharks Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
56 Zdeno Chara Defense   Slovakia New York Islanders Dukla Trencin (Slovakia)
57 Greg Phillips Center   Canada Los Angeles Kings Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
58 Sergei Zimakov Defense   Russia Washington Capitals (from Dallas) Krylya Sovetov (Russia)
59 Tom Poti Defense   United States Edmonton Oilers Cushing Academy (USHS–MA)
60 Chris Allen Defense   Canada Florida Panthers (from Buffalo) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
61 Andrei Petrunin Right Wing   Russia Hartford Whalers CSKA Moscow (Russia)
62 Per-Anton Lundstrom Defense   Sweden Phoenix Coyotes (from Anaheim) MODO (Sweden)
63 Scott Parker Right Wing   United States New Jersey Devils Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
64 Chester Gallant Right Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Phoenix) Niagara-Falls Thunder (OHL)
65 Oleg Kvasha Center   Russia Florida Panthers (from Vancouver) CSKA Moscow (Russia)
66 Mike Lankshear Defense   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Calgary) Guelph Storm (OHL)
67 Gordie Dwyer Left Wing   Canada St. Louis Blues Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
68 Konstantin Kalmikov Left Wing   Ukraine Toronto Maple Leafs Detroit Falcons (CoHL)
69 Curtis Tipler Right Wing   Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Regina Pats (WHL)
70 Jon Sim Left Wing   Canada Dallas Stars (from Washington) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
71 Arron Asham Right Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
72 Boyd Kane Left Wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins (from Boston) Regina Pats (WHL)
73 Dmitri Vlasenkov Left Wing   Russia Calgary Flames (from Florida) Torpedo Yaroslavl (Russia)
74 David Weninger Goaltender   Canada Washington Capitals (from Chicago) Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
75 Zenith Komarniski Defense   Canada Vancouver Canucks (compensatory) Tri-City Americans (WHL)
76 Dmitri Subbotin Left Wing   Russia New York Rangers CSKA Moscow (Russia)
77 Borys Protsenko Right Wing   Ukraine Pittsburgh Penguins Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
78 Shawn McNeil Center   Canada Washington Capitals (from Philadelphia via Colorado) Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
79 Mark Parrish Right Wing   United States Colorado Avalanche St. Cloud State University (WCHA)
80 Jason Doyle Right Wing   Canada Boston Bruins (from Detroit via Tampa Bay) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (WHL)

Round fourEdit

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
81 Antti-Jussi Niemi Defense   Finland Ottawa Senators Jokerit (Finland)
82 Joey Tetarenko Right Wing   Canada Florida Panthers (from San Jose) Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
83 Tyrone Garner Goaltender   Canada New York Islanders Oshawa Generals (OHL)
84 Mikael Simons Center   Sweden Los Angeles Kings (from Los Angeles via Toronto and Philadelphia) Mora IK (Sweden)
85 Justin Davis Right Wing   Canada Washington Capitals (from Dallas via Los Angeles) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
86 Jason Sessa Right Wing   United States Toronto Maple Leafs (from Edmonton) Lake Superior State University (CCHA)
87 Kurt Walsh Right Wing   Canada Buffalo Sabres Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
88 Craig MacDonald Center   Canada Hartford Whalers Harvard University (ECAC)
89 Toni Lydman Defense   Finland Calgary Flames (compensatory) Reipas Lahti (Finland)
90 Mike Hurley Right Wing   Canada Dallas Stars (from Anaheim via Washington) Tri-City Americans (WHL)
91 Josef Boumedienne Defense   Sweden New Jersey Devils Huddinge IK (Sweden)
92 Kim Staal Left Wing   Denmark Montreal Canadiens (from Phoenix via Anaheim and Toronto) Malmö IF (Sweden)
93 Jonas Soling Left Wing   Sweden Vancouver Canucks Huddinge IK (Sweden)
94 Christian Lefebvre Defense   Canada Calgary Flames Granby Predateurs (QMJHL)
95 Jon Zukiwsky Center   Canada St. Louis Blues Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
96 Eric Belanger Center   Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Toronto) Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
97 Andrei Petrakov Left Wing   Russia St. Louis Blues (from Tampa Bay) Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg (Russia)
98 Ben Storey Defense   Canada Colorado Avalanche (from Washington) Harvard University (ECAC)
99 Etienne Drapeau Center   Canada Montreal Canadiens Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
100 Trent Whitfield Center   Canada Boston Bruins Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
101 Josh MacNevin Defense   Canada New Jersey Devils (compensatory) Vernon Vipers (BCJHL)
102 Matt Bradley Right Wing   Canada San Jose Sharks (from Florida) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
103 Vladimir Antipov Left Wing   Russia Toronto Maple Leafs (from Chicago via Phoenix) Torpedo Yaroslavl (Russia)
104 Steve Wasylko Center   Canada Hartford Whalers (from New York Rangers) Detroit Whalers (OHL)
105 Michal Rozsival Defense   Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins Dukla Jihlava (Czech.)
106 Mike Martone Defense   Canada Buffalo Sabres (from Philadelphia via San Jose) Peterborough Petes (OHL)
107 Randy Petruk Goaltender   Canada Colorado Avalanche Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
108 Johan Forsander Left Wing   Sweden Detroit Red Wings HV71 (Sweden)

Round fiveEdit

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
109 Andrew Berenzweig Defense   United States New York Islanders (from Ottawa) University of Michigan (CCHA)
110 Peter Cava Center   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from San Jose) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
111 Brandon Sugden Right Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from New York Islanders) London Knights (OHL)
112 Ryan Christie Left Wing   Canada Dallas Stars (from Los Angeles) Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
113 Yevgeni Tsybuk Defense   Russia Dallas Stars Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russia)
114 Brian Urick Right Wing   United States Edmonton Oilers University of Notre Dame (CCHA)
115 Alexei Tezikov Defense   Russia Buffalo Sabres Lada Togliatti (Russia)
116 Mark McMahon Defense   Canada Hartford Whalers Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
117 Brendan Buckley Defense   United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Boston College (Hockey East)
118 Glenn Crawford Center   Canada New Jersey Devils Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
119 Richard Lintner Defense   Slovakia Phoenix Coyotes Dukla Trencin Jr. (Slovakia)
120 Jesse Black Defense   Canada Los Angeles Kings (compensatory) Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
121 Tyler Prosofsky Center   Canada Vancouver Canucks Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
122 Josef Straka Center   Czech Republic Calgary Flames HC Litvínov (Czech Republic)
123 Peter Hogan Defense   Canada Los Angeles Kings (from St. Louis) Oshawa Generals (OHL)
124 Per-Ragnar Bergkvist Goaltender   Sweden Philadelphia Flyers (from Toronto) Leksands IF (Sweden)
125 Jason Robinson Defense   Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
126 Matt Lahey Left Wing   Canada Washington Capitals Peterborough Petes (OHL)
127 Daniel Archambault Defense   Canada Montreal Canadiens Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
128 Petr Sachl Center   Czech Republic New York Islanders (from Boston) HC České Budějovice (Czech Republic)
129 Andrew Long Center   Canada Florida Panthers Guelph Storm (OHL)
130 Andy Johnson Defense   Canada Chicago Blackhawks Peterborough Petes (OHL)
131 Colin Pepperall Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
132 Elias Abrahamsson Defense   Sweden Boston Bruins (from Pittsburgh via San Jose) Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
133 Jesse Boulerice Right Wing   United States Philadelphia Flyers Detroit Whalers (OHL)
134 Luke Curtin Left Wing   United States Colorado Avalanche Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
135 Michal Podolka Goaltender   Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)

Round sixEdit

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
136 Andreas Dackell Right Wing   Sweden Ottawa Senators Brynas IF (Sweden)
137 Michel Larocque Goaltender   Canada San Jose Sharks Boston University (Hockey East)
138 Todd Miller Center   Canada New York Islanders Sarnia Sting (OHL)
139 Robert Esche Goaltender   United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Los Angeles) Detroit Whalers (OHL)
140 Dmytro Yakushyn Defense   Ukraine Toronto Maple Leafs (from Dallas) Pembroke (COJHL)
141 Bryan Randall Center   Canada Edmonton Oilers Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
142 Ryan Davis Right Wing   Canada Buffalo Sabres Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
143 Aaron Baker Goaltender   Canada Hartford Whalers Tri-City Americans (WHL)
144 Magnus Nilsson Left Wing   Sweden Detroit Red Wings (from Anaheim) IK Vita Hasten (Sweden)
145 Sean Ritchlin Right Wing   United States New Jersey Devils University of Michigan (CCHA)
146 Brian Willsie Right Wing   Canada Colorado Avalanche (from Phoenix via Los Angeles) Guelph Storm (OHL)
147 Nolan McDonald Goaltender   Canada Vancouver Canucks University of Vermont (Hockey East)
148 Chris Bogas Defense   United States Toronto Maple Leafs (from Calgary) Michigan State University (CCHA)
149 Blaine Russell Goaltender   Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from St. Louis) Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
150 Peter Bergman Center   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins (compensatory) Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
151 Lucio DeMartinis Left Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
152 Nikolai Ignatov Defense   Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Tampa Bay via St. Louis) CSKA Moscow (Russia)
153 A. J. Van Bruggen Right Wing   United States Washington Capitals Northern Michigan University (WCHA)
154 Brett Clark Defense   Canada Montreal Canadiens University of Maine (Hockey East)
155 Chris Lane Defense   Canada Boston Bruins Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
156 Gaetan Poirier Left Wing   Canada Florida Panthers Merrimack College (Hockey East)
157 Xavier Delisle Center   Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Chicago) Granby Predateurs (QMJHL)
158 Ola Sandberg Defense   Sweden New York Rangers Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
159 Stephen Wagner Goaltender   Canada St. Louis Blues (from Pittsburgh) Olds Grizzlys (AJHL)
160 Kai Fischer Goaltender   Germany Colorado Avalanche (from Philadelphia) Düsseldorfer EG (Germany)
161 Darren Mortier Center   Canada Buffalo Sabres (from Colorado) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
162 Alexandre Jacques Center   Canada Detroit Red Wings Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)

Round sevenEdit

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
163 Francois Hardy Defense   Canada Ottawa Senators Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
164 Jake Deadmarsh Defense   Canada| San Jose Sharks Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
165 J. R. Prestifilippo Goaltender   United States New York Islanders Hotchkiss School (USHS–CT)
166 Eoin McInerney Goaltender   Canada Dallas Stars (from Los Angeles) London Knights (OHL)
167 Dan Hinote Right Wing   United States Colorado Avalanche (from Dallas) United States Military Academy (NCAA Independent)
168 David Bernier Right Wing   Canada Edmonton Oilers Saint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
169 Daniel Corso Center   Canada St. Louis Blues (from Buffalo) Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
170 Brandon Lafrance Right Wing   Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Pittsburgh; compensatory) Ohio State University (CCHA)
171 Greg Kuznik Defense   Canada Hartford Whalers Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
172 Timo Ahmaoja Defense   Finland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim JYP (Finland)
173 Daryl Andrews Defense   Canada New Jersey Devils Melfort Mustangs (SJHL)
174 Trevor Letowski Right Wing   Canada Phoenix Coyotes Sarnia Sting (OHL)
175 Clint Cabana Defense   Canada Vancouver Canucks Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
176 Samuel Pahlsson Center   Sweden Colorado Avalanche (from Calgary) MODO (Sweden)
177 Reed Low Right Wing   Canada St. Louis Blues Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
178 Reggie Berg Center   United States Toronto Maple Leafs University of Minnesota (WCHA)
179 Pavel Kubina Defense   Czech Republic Tampa Bay Lightning HC Vitkovice (Czech.)
180 Michael Anderson Right Wing   United States Washington Capitals University of Minnesota (WCHA)
181 Timo Vertala Left Wing   Finland Montreal Canadiens JYP (Finland)
182 Thomas Brown Defense   Canada Boston Bruins Sarnia Sting (OHL)
183 Alexandre Couture Defense   Canada Florida Panthers Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
184 Mike Vellinga Defense   Canada Chicago Blackhawks Guelph Storm (OHL)
185 Jeff Dessner Defense   United States New York Rangers The Taft School (USHS–CT)
186 Eric Meloche Right Wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Cornwall Colts (COJHL)
187 Roman Malov Left Wing   Russia Philadelphia Flyers Avangard Omsk (Russia)
188 Roman Pylner Center   Czech Republic Colorado Avalanche HC Litvínov Jr. (Czech Republic)
189 Colin Beardsmore Center   Canada Detroit Red Wings North Bay Centennials (OHL)

Round eightEdit

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
190 Steve Valiquette Goaltender   Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Ottawa) Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
191 Cory Cyrenne Center   Canada San Jose Sharks Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
192 Evgeny Korolev Defense   Russia New York Islanders Peterborough Petes (OHL)
193 Kai Nurminen Left Wing   Finland Los Angeles Kings HV71 (Sweden)
194 Joel Kwiatkowski Defense   Canada Dallas Stars Prince George Cougars (WHL)
195 Fernando Pisani Right Wing   Canada Edmonton Oilers St. Albert Saints (AJHL)
196 Andrej Podkonicky Center   Slovakia St. Louis Blues (from Buffalo) ZTK Zvolen (Slovakia)
197 Kevin Marsh Left Wing   Canada Hartford Whalers Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
198 Kevin Kellett Defense   Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
199 Willie Mitchell Defense   Canada New Jersey Devils Melfort Mustangs (SJHL)
200 Nick Lent Right Wing   United States Phoenix Coyotes Omaha Lancers (USHL)
201 Jeff Scissons Center   Canada Vancouver Canucks Vernon Vipers (BCJHL)
202 Ryan Wade Right Wing   Canada Calgary Flames Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
203 Anthony Hutchins Center   United States St. Louis Blues Lawrence Academy (USHS–MA)
204 Tomas Kaberle Defense   Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs Poldi Kladno (Czech.)
205 Jason Bertsch Right Wing   Canada New Jersey Devils (from Tampa Bay) Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
206 Oleg Orekhovsky Defense   Russia Washington Capitals Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
207 Mattia Baldi Left Wing    Switzerland Montreal Canadiens HC Ambri-Piotta (Switzerland)
208 Bob Prier Right Wing   Canada Boston Bruins St. Lawrence University (ECAC)
209 Denis Khlopotnov Goaltender   Russia Florida Panthers CSKA Moscow (Russia)
210 Chris Twerdun Defense   Canada Chicago Blackhawks Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
211 Ryan McKie Defense   Canada New York Rangers London Knights (OHL)
212 Erich Goldmann Defense   Germany Ottawa Senators (from Pittsburgh) Adler Mannheim (Germany)
213 Jeff Milleker Center   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
214 Matthew Scorsune Defense   United States Colorado Avalanche Hotchkiss School (USHS–CT)
215 Craig Stahl Right Wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Tri-City Americans (WHL)

Round nineEdit

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
216 Ivan Ciernik Left Wing   Slovakia Ottawa Senators HK Nitra (Slovakia)
217 David Thibeault Left Wing   Canada San Jose Sharks Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
218 Mike Muzechka Defense   Canada New York Islanders Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
219 Sebastien Simard Left Wing   Canada Los Angeles Kings Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
220 Nick Bootland Left Wing   Canada Dallas Stars Guelph Storm (OHL)
221 John Hultberg Goaltender   United States Edmonton Oilers Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
222 Scott Buhler Goaltender   Canada Buffalo Sabres Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
223 Craig Adams Right Wing   Canada Hartford Whalers Harvard University (ECAC)
224 Tobias Johansson Left Wing   Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Malmo IF (Sweden)
225 Pasi Petrilainen Defense   Finland New Jersey Devils Tappara (Finland)
226 Marc-Etienne Hubert Center   Canada Phoenix Coyotes Laval Titan Collège Français (QMJHL)
227 Lubomir Vaic Center   Slovakia Vancouver Canucks HC Kosice (Slovakia)
228 Ronald Petrovicky Right Wing   Slovakia Calgary Flames Prince George Cougars (WHL)
229 Konstantin Shafranov Right Wing   Kazakhstan St. Louis Blues Fort Wayne Komets (IHL)
230 Jared Hope Center   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
231 Askhat Rakhmatullin Left Wing   Russia Hartford Whalers (from Tampa Bay) Salavat Yulayev Ufa (Russia)
232 Chad Cavanagh Left Wing   Canada Washington Capitals London Knights (OHL)
233 Michel Tremblay Left Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
234 Anders Soderberg Left Wing   Sweden Boston Bruins MODO (Sweden)
235 Russell Smith Defense   Canada Florida Panthers Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
236 Andrei Kozyrev Defense   Russia Chicago Blackhawks Severstal Cherepovets (Russia)
237 Ronnie Sundin Defense   Sweden New York Rangers Vastra Frolunda HC (Sweden)
238 Timo Seikkula Center   Finland Pittsburgh Penguins Junkkarit (Finland)
239 Sami Salo Defense   Finland Ottawa Senators (from Philadelphia) TPS (Finland)
240 Justin Clark Right Wing   United States Colorado Avalanche University of Michigan (CCHA)
241 Yevgeni Afanasyev Left Wing   Russia Detroit Red Wings Detroit Little Caesars Midgets (MWEHL)

Draftees based on nationalityEdit

Rank Country Number Percent
North America 169 70.1%
1   Canada 140 58.1%
2   United States 29 12.0%
Europe 72 29.9%
3   Russia 21 8.7%
4   Sweden 15 6.2%
5   Czech Republic 11 4.6%
6   Finland 8 3.3%
7   Slovakia 7 2.9%
8   Germany 3 1.2%
8   Ukraine 3 1.2%
10   Belarus 1 0.4%
10   Lithuania 1 0.4%
10    Switzerland 1 0.4%
10   Denmark 1 0.4%
10   Kazakhstan 1 0.4%

See alsoEdit


  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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