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2000 NHL Entry Draft
2000 NHL Entry Draft
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General information
Date(s)June 24-25, 2000
LocationCalgary, Alberta
United States Rick DiPietro
Selected by: New York Islanders
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The 2000 NHL Entry Draft was held from June 24 to 25 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, following the 2000 NHL Expansion Draft on June 23 for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild. This was the second NHL Entry Draft in which a goaltender was taken first overall (at that point),[1] when the New York Islanders selected Rick DiPietro with the first overall pick. Previously, Michel Plasse was selected 1st overall in the 1968 NHL Amateur Draft.

Selections by round

Club teams are located in North America unless otherwise noted.

Round one

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Rick DiPietro (G)  United States New York Islanders Boston University (Hockey East)
2 Dany Heatley (LW)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers University of Wisconsin-Madison (WCHA)
3 Marian Gaborik (RW)  Slovakia Minnesota Wild Dukla Tren?ín Jr. (Slovakia)
4 Rostislav Klesla (D)  Czech Republic Columbus Blue Jackets Brampton Battalion (OHL)
5 Raffi Torres (LW)  Canada New York Islanders (from Tampa Bay) Brampton Battalion (OHL)
6 Scott Hartnell (RW)  Canada Nashville Predators Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
7 Lars Jonsson (D)  Sweden Boston Bruins Leksands IF Jr. (Sweden)
8 Nikita Alexeev (RW)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from New York Rangers) Erie Otters (OHL)
9 Brent Krahn (G)  Canada Calgary Flames Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
10 Mikhail Yakubov (C)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Lada Togliatti (Russia)
11 Pavel Vorobiev (RW)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from Vancouver) Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
12 Alexei Smirnov (LW)  Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim THK Tver (Russia)
13 Ron Hainsey (D)  United States Montreal Canadiens University of Massachusetts Lowell (Hockey East)
14 Vaclav Nedorost (C)  Czech Republic Colorado Avalanche (from Carolina) ?eské Bud?jovice Jr. (Czech Republic)
15 Artyom Kryukov  Russia Buffalo Sabres Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
16 Marcel Hossa (C)  Slovakia Montreal Canadiens (from San Jose) Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
17 Alexei Mikhnov  Russia Edmonton Oilers Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
18 Brooks Orpik (D)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Boston College (Hockey East)
19 Krys Kolanos (C)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Boston College (Hockey East)
20 Alexander Frolov (LW)  Russia Los Angeles Kings Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
21 Anton Volchenkov (D)  Russia Ottawa Senators CSKA Moscow (Russia)
22 David Hale (D)  United States New Jersey Devils (from Colorado) Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
23 Nathan Smith (C)  Canada Vancouver Canucks (from Florida) Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
24 Brad Boyes (C)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Erie Otters (OHL)
25 Steve Ott (C)  Canada Dallas Stars Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
26 Brian Sutherby (C)  Canada Washington Capitals Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
27 Martin Samuelsson (D)  Sweden Boston Bruins (from New Jersey via Colorado) MODO Jr. (Sweden)
28 Justin Williams (RW)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Philadelphia via Tampa Bay) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
29 Niklas Kronwall (D)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
30 Jeff Taffe (C)  United States St. Louis Blues University of Minnesota (WCHA)

Round two

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
31 Ilya Nikulin (D)  Russia Atlanta Thrashers HC MVD Tver (Russia)
32 Tomas Kurka (LW)  Czech Republic Carolina Hurricanes (from Columbus via Colorado) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
33 Nick Schultz (D)  Canada Minnesota Wild Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
34 Ruslan Zainullin (C)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning Ak Bars Kazan (Russia)
35 Brad Winchester (LW)  United States Edmonton Oilers (from New York Islanders) University of Wisconsin-Madison (WCHA)
36 Daniel Widing (C)  Sweden Nashville Predators Leksands IF Jr. (Sweden)
37 Andy Hilbert (C)  United States Boston Bruins University of Michigan (CCHA)
38 Tomas Kopecky (RW)  Slovakia Detroit Red Wings (from New York Rangers) Dukla Tren?ín Jr. (Slovakia)
39 Teemu Laine (RW)  Finland New Jersey Devils (from New York Islanders via Vancouver; compensatory) Jokerit (Finland)
40 Kurtis Foster (D)  Canada Calgary Flames Peterborough Petes (OHL)
41 Tero Maatta (D)  Finland San Jose Sharks (from Chicago) Jokerit (Finland)
42 Libor Ustrnul (D)  Czech Republic Atlanta Thrashers (from Vancouver) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
43 Matt Pettinger (LW)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Anaheim via Calgary) Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
44 Ilya Bryzgalov (G)  Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Montreal) Lada Togliatti (Russia)
45 Mathieu Chouinard (G)  Canada Ottawa Senators (compensatory) Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
46 Jarret Stoll (C)  Canada Calgary Flames (from Colorado; compensatory) Kootenay Ice (WHL)
47 Jared Aulin (C)  Canada Colorado Avalanche (from Carolina) Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
48 Gerard Dicaire (D)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
49 Jonas Nordquist (C)  Sweden Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose) Leksands IF (Sweden)
50 Sergei Soin (C)  Russia Colorado Avalanche (compensatory) Krylya Sovetov (Russia)
51 Kris Vernarsky (C)  United States Toronto Maple Leafs (from Edmonton) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
52 Shane Endicott (C)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
53 Alexander Tatarinov (RW)  Russia Phoenix Coyotes Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
54 Andreas Lilja (D)  Sweden Los Angeles Kings MIF Redhawks (Sweden)
55 Antoine Vermette (C)  Canada Ottawa Senators Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
56 Aleksander Suglobov (RW)  Russia New Jersey Devils (compensatory) Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
57 Matt DeMarchi (D)  United States New Jersey Devils (from Colorado) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
58 Vladimir Sapozhnikov (D)  Russia Florida Panthers Metallurg Novokuznetsk (Russia)
59 Ivan Huml (LW)  Czech Republic Boston Bruins (from Toronto) Langley Chiefs (BCHL)
60 Dan Ellis (G)  Canada Dallas Stars North Bay Centennials (OHL)
61 Jakub Cutta (D)  Czech Republic Washington Capitals Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
62 Paul Martin (D)  United States New Jersey Devils Elk River High School (USHS-MN)
63 Agris Saviels (D)  Latvia Colorado Avalanche (from Philadelphia via Carolina) Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
64 Filip Novak (D)  Czech Republic New York Rangers (from Detroit) Regina Pats (WHL)
65 David Morisset (RW)  Canada St. Louis Blues Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

Round three

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
66 Tuukka Makela (LW)  Finland Boston Bruins (compensatory) HIFK (Finland)
67 Max Birbraer (LW)  Israel New Jersey Devils (from Atlanta via Vancouver) Newmarket Hurricanes (OPJHL)
68 Joel Lundqvist (C)  Sweden Dallas Stars (from Minnesota) Frölunda HC (Sweden)
69 Ben Knopp (RW)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
70 Mikael Tellqvist (G)  Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs (from Tampa Bay) Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
71 Thatcher Bell (C)  Canada Vancouver Canucks (from New York Islanders) Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)
72 Mattias Nilsson (D)  Sweden Nashville Predators MODO (Sweden)
73 Sergei Zinovjev (RW)  Russia Boston Bruins Metallurg Novokuznetsk (Russia)
74 Igor Radulov (LW)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from New York Rangers via Detroit, New York Rangers, Tampa Bay and San Jose) Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
75 Justin Papineau (RW)  Canada St. Louis Blues (from Calgary) Belleville Bulls (OHL)
76 Michael Rupp (LW)  United States New Jersey Devils (from Chicago) Erie Otters (OHL)
77 Robert Fried (RW)  United States Florida Panthers (from Vancouver) Deerfield Academy (USHS-MA)
78 Jozef Balej (RW)  Slovakia Montreal Canadiens (from Anaheim) Portland Winterhawks (OHL)
79 Tyler Hanchuck (D)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Brampton Battalion (OHL)
80 Ryan Bayda (LW)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes University of North Dakota (WCHA)
81 Alexander Kharitonov (RW)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Buffalo) Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
82 Sean O'Connor (RW)  Canada Florida Panthers (from San Jose) Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
83 Alexander Lyubimov (D)  Russia Edmonton Oilers CSK VVS Samara (Russia)
84 Peter Hamerlik (G)  Slovakia Pittsburgh Penguins HK 36 Skalica (Slovakia)
85 Ramzi Abid (LW)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
86 Yanick Lehoux (C)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
87 Jan Bohac (C)  Czech Republic Ottawa Senators Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
88 Kurt Sauer (D)  United States Colorado Avalanche Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
89 Libor Pivko (LW)  Czech Republic Nashville Predators (from Florida) Havirov Femax HC (Czech Republic)
90 Jean-Francois Racine (G)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
91 Alexei Tereshchenko (C)  Russia Dallas Stars Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
92 Sergei Klyazmin (LW)  Russia Colorado Avalanche (from Washington) THK Tver (Russia)
93 Tim Branham (D)  United States Vancouver Canucks (from New Jersey) Barrie Colts (OHL)
94 Alexander Drozdetsky (RW)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers SKA St. Petersburg (Russia)
95 Dominic Moore (C)  Canada New York Rangers (from Detroit) Harvard University (ECAC)
96 Antoine Bergeron (LW)  Canada St. Louis Blues Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)

Round four

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
97 Niclas Wallin (D)  Sweden Carolina Hurricanes (from Atlanta) Brynäs IF (Sweden)
98 Jonas Ronnqvist (LW)  Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Columbus via New York Islanders) Luleå HF (Sweden)
99 Marc Cavosie (C/LW)  United States Minnesota Wild Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (ECAC)
100 Miguel Delisle (RW)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Tampa Bay) Ottawa 67's (OHL)
101 Arto Tukio (D)  Finland New York Islanders Ilves (Finland)
102 Stefan Liv (G)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings (from Nashville) HV71 (Sweden)
103 Brett Nowak (C/LW)  United States Boston Bruins Harvard University (ECAC)
104 Jon DiSalvatore (RW)  United States San Jose Sharks (from New York Rangers) Providence College (Hockey East)
105 Vladimir Gorbunov  Russia New York Islanders (from Calgary via Tampa Bay) HC Moscow (Russia)
106 Scotty Balan (D)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Regina Pats (WHL)
107 Carl Mallette (C)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Vancouver) Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
108 Blake Robson (C)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Anaheim via Carolina) Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
109 Johan Eneqvist (LW)  Sweden Montreal Canadiens Leksands IF Jr. (Sweden)
110 Jared Newman (D)  United States Carolina Hurricanes Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
111 Ghyslain Rousseau (G)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
112 Premysl Duben (D)  Czech Republic New York Rangers (from San Jose) Dukla Jihlava (Czech Republic)
113 Lou Dickenson (C/LW)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Mississauga IceDogs (OHL)
114 Christian Larrivee (C)  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Pittsburgh) Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
115 Chris Eade (D)  Canada Florida Panthers (from Phoenix) North Bay Centennials (OHL)
116 Levente Szuper (G)  Hungary Calgary Flames (from Buffalo via Washington; compensatory) Ottawa 67's (OHL)
117 Olli Malmivaara (D)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks (from Los Angeles) Jokerit Jr. (Finland)
118 Lubomir Visnovsky (D)  Slovakia Los Angeles Kings (from Ottawa) Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)
119 Brian Fahey (D)  United States Colorado Avalanche University of Wisconsin-Madison (WCHA)
120 Davis Parley (G)  Canada Florida Panthers Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
121 Ryan Van Buskirk (D)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Toronto via Anaheim and Chicago) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
122 Derrick Byfuglien (D)  United States Ottawa Senators (compensatory) Fargo-Moorhead Jets (USHL)
123 Vadim Khomitsky (D)  Russia Dallas Stars HC Moscow (Russia)
124 Michel Ouellet (RW)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins (from Washington via Anaheim and Montreal) Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)
125 Phil Cole (D)  Canada New Jersey Devils Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
126 Johan Hagglund (C)  Sweden Tampa Bay Lightning (from Philadelphia) MODO Jr. (Sweden)
127 Dmitri Semyonov  Russia Detroit Red Wings Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
128 Alexander Seluyanov (D)  Russia Detroit Red Wings (compensatory) Salavat Yulayev Ufa (Russia)
129 Troy Riddle (C/RW)  United States St. Louis Blues Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
130 Aaron Van Leusen (C/RW)  Canada Detroit Red Wings (compensatory) Brampton Battalion (OHL)

Round five

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
131 Matt Hendricks (C)  United States Nashville Predators (from Atlanta) Blaine High School (USHS-MN)
132 Maxim Sushinsky  Russia Minnesota Wild Avangard Omsk (Russia)
133 Petteri Nummelin (D)  Finland Columbus Blue Jackets HC Davos (Switzerland)
134 Peter Podhradsky (D)  Slovakia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Tampa Bay) Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)
135 Mike Jefferson (C)  Canada New Jersey Devils (compensatory) Barrie Colts (OHL)
136 Dmitri Upper (C)  Kazakhstan New York Islanders Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)
137 Mike Stuart (D)  United States Nashville Predators Colorado College (WCHA)
138 Scott Heffernan (D)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from Boston) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
139 Ruslan Bernikov (RW)  Russia Dallas Stars (compensatory) Amur Khabarovsk (Russia)
140 Nathan Martz (C)  Canada New York Rangers Chilliwack Chiefs (BCJHL)
141 Wade Davis (D)  Canada Calgary Flames Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
142 Michal Pinc (C/LW)  Canada San Jose Sharks (from Chicago) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
143 Brandon Snee (G)  United States New York Rangers (from San Jose; compensatory) Union College (ECAC)
144 Pavel Duma (C)  Russia Vancouver Canucks Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Russia)
145 Ryan Glenn (D)  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Anaheim) Walpole Jr. Stars (EJHL)
146 David Koci (D)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins (from Montreal) Sparta Praha Jr (Czech Republic)
147 Matt McRae (C)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Carolina; compensatory) Cornell University (ECAC)
148 Kristofer Ottosson (C)  Sweden New York Islanders (from Carolina via Philadelphia) Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
149 Denis Denisov (LW)  Russia Buffalo Sabres CSKA Moscow Jr. (Russia)
150 Tyler Kolarik (C)  United States Columbus Blue Jackets (from San Jose via Buffalo) Deerfield Academy (USHS-MA)
151 Alexander Barkunov (D)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from Los Angeles via Washington; compensatory) Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
152 Paul Flache (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Brampton Battalion (OHL)
153 Bill Cass (D)  United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from Pittsburgh) Boston College (ECAC)
154 Matt Koalska (C)  United States Nashville Predators (from Phoenix via Edmonton) St. Paul Vulcans (USHL)
155 Travis Moen (LW)  Canada Calgary Flames (compensatory) Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
156 Greg Zanon (D)  Canada Ottawa Senators (from Los Angeles) University of Nebraska Omaha (CCHA)
157 Grant Potulny (C/LW)  United States Ottawa Senators (from Los Angeles; compensatory) Lincoln Stars (USHL)
158 Sean Connolly (D)  United States Ottawa Senators Northern Michigan University (CCHA)
159 John-Michael Liles (D)  United States Colorado Avalanche Michigan State University (CCHA)
160 Nate Kiser (D)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes (from Florida) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
161 Pavel Sedov  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Toronto) Khimik Voskresensk (Russia)
162 Artyom Chernov (C)  Russia Dallas Stars Metallurg Novokuznetsk (Russia)
163 Ivan Nepryaev  Russia Washington Capitals Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
164 Matus Kostur (G)  Slovakia New Jersey Devils HC '05 Banská Bystrica (Slovakia)
165 Nathan Marsters (G)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Philadelphia) Chilliwack Chiefs (BCJHL)
166 Nolan Schaefer (G)  Canada San Jose Sharks (from Detroit) Providence College (Hockey East)
167 Craig Weller (D)  Canada St. Louis Blues Calgary Canucks (AJHL)

Round six

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
168 Zdenek Smid (G)  Czech Republic Atlanta Thrashers Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic)
169 Shane Bendera (G)  United States Columbus Blue Jackets Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
170 Erik Reitz (D)  United States Minnesota Wild Barrie Colts (OHL)
171 Roman Cechmanek (G)  Czech Republic Philadelphia Flyers (from Tampa Bay) HC Vsetín (Czech Republic)
172 Scott Selig (C/RW)  United States Montreal Canadiens (from New York Islanders via Philadelphia) Thayer Academy (USHS-MA)
173 Tomas Harant (D)  Slovakia Nashville Predators MsHK ?ilina (Slovakia)
174 Jarno Kultanen (D)  Finland Boston Bruins HIFK (Finland)
175 Sven Helfenstein (C/RW)   Switzerland New York Rangers Kloten Flyers (Switzerland)
176 Jukka Hentunen  Finland Calgary Flames HPK (Finland)
177 Michael Ayers (G)  United States Chicago Blackhawks Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
178 Jeff Dwyer (D)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Vancouver via Philadelphia) Choate Rosemary Hall (USHS-CT)
179 Vadim Sozinov (C)  Kazakhstan Toronto Maple Leafs (from Anaheim) Metallurg Novokuznetsk (Russia)
180 Darcy Hordichuk (LW)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Montreal) Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
181 J. D. Forrest (D)  United States Carolina Hurricanes USA Hockey National Team Development Program (NAHL)
182 Petr Chvojka (D)  Czech Republic Montreal Canadiens (from Buffalo) HC Plze? Jr. (Czech Republic)
183 Michal Macho (C)  Slovakia San Jose Sharks HC Martin (Slovakia)
184 Shaun Norrie (RW)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
185 Patrick Foley (LW)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins University of New Hampshire (Hockey East)
186 Brent Gauvreau (C)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Oshawa Generals (OHL)
187 Par Backer (C)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings (from Los Angeles) Grums IK (Sweden)
188 Jason Maleyko (D)  Canada Ottawa Senators Brampton Battalion (OHL)
189 Chris Bahen (D)  United States Colorado Avalanche Clarkson University (ECAC)
190 Josh Olson (LW)  United States Florida Panthers Omaha Lancers (USHL)
191 Aaron Gionet (D)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Toronto) Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
192 Ladislav Vlcek (RW)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars Rabat Kladno Jr. (Czech Republic)
193 Joey Martin (D)  United States Chicago Blackhawks (from Washington) Omaha Lancers (USHL)
194 Deryk Engelland (D)  Canada New Jersey Devils Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
195 Colin Shields (RW)  United Kingdom Philadelphia Flyers Cleveland Jr. Barons (NAHL)
196 Paul Ballantyne (D)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
197 Zbynek Irgl (LW)  Czech Republic Nashville Predators (from St. Louis) HC Vitkovice (Czech Republic)

Round seven

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
198 Ken Magowan (LW)  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Atlanta) Vernon Vipers (BCJHL)
199 Brian Passmore (C)  Canada Minnesota Wild Ottawa 67's (OHL)
200 Janne Jokila (LW)  Finland Columbus Blue Jackets TPS Jr. (Finland)
201 Yevgeni Fyodorov (C)  Russia Los Angeles Kings (from Tampa Bay via Washington) Molot Perm (Russia)
202 Ryan Caldwell (D)  Canada New York Islanders (from New York Islanders via Tampa Bay) Thunder Bay Flyers (TBJHL)
203 Jure Penko (G)  Slovenia Nashville Predators Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
204 Chris Berti (C/LW)  Canada Boston Bruins Sarnia Sting (OHL)
205 Henrik Lundqvist (G)  Sweden New York Rangers Frolunda HC (Sweden)
206 Tim Eriksson (C)  Sweden Los Angeles Kings (from Calgary via Washington) Frolunda HC (Sweden)
207 Cliff Loya (D)  United States Chicago Blackhawks University of Maine (NCAA)
208 Brandon Reid (C)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
209 Markus Seikola (D)  Finland Toronto Maple Leafs (from Anaheim) TPS Jr. (Finland)
210 John Eichelberger (C)  United States Philadelphia Flyers (from Montreal via Tampa Bay) Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
211 Joe Cullen (C/LW)  United States Edmonton Oilers (compensatory) Colorado College (NCAA)
212 Magnus Kahnberg (LW)  Sweden Carolina Hurricanes Frolunda HC (Sweden)
213 Vasili Bizyayev (RW)  Russia Buffalo Sabres CSKA Moscow Jr. (Russia)
214 Peter Bartos (LW)  Slovakia Minnesota Wild (from San Jose) HC Ceske Budejovice (Czech Republic)
215 Matthew Lombardi (C)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
216 Jim Abbott (LW)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins University of New Hampshire (NCAA)
217 Igor Samoilov (D)  Russia Phoenix Coyotes Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
218 Craig Olynick (D)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
219 Marco Tuokko (C)  Finland Dallas Stars (compensatory) TPS Jrs. (Finland)
220 Paul Gaustad (C/LW)  United States Buffalo Sabres (from Ottawa via Tampa Bay) Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
221 Aaron Molnar (G)  Canada Colorado Avalanche London Knights (OHL)
222 Marek Priechodsky (D)  Slovakia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Florida) Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)
223 Lubos Velebny (D)  Slovakia Toronto Maple Leafs HKm Zvolen Jr. (Slovakia)
224 Antti Miettinen (C)  Finland Dallas Stars HPK (Finland)
225 Vladislav Luchkin (C)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks (from Washington) Severstal Cherepovets (Russia)
226 Brian Eklund (G)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning (from New Jersey) Brown University (NCAA)
227 Guillaume Lefebvre (C)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
228 Jimmie Svensson (C)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings VIK Västerås HK Jr. (Sweden)
229 Brett Lutes (LW)  Canada St. Louis Blues Montreal Rocket (QMJHL)

Round eight

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
230 Samu Isosalo (RW)  Finland Atlanta Thrashers North Bay Centennials (OHL)
231 Pete Zingoni (C)  United States Columbus Blue Jackets New England Jr. Huskies (EJHL)
232 Lubomir Sekeras (D)  Slovakia Minnesota Wild Ocelá?i T?inec (Czech Republic)
233 Alexander Polukeyev (G)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning SKA St. Petersburg (Russia)
234 Janis Sprukts (C)  Latvia Florida Panthers (from New York Islanders) Lukko Jr. (Finland)
235 Craig Kowalski (G)  United States Carolina Hurricanes (compensatory) Detroit Compuware Ambassadors (NAHL)
236 Mats Christeen (D)  Sweden Nashville Predators Södertälje SK Jr. (Sweden)
237 Zdenek Kutlak (D)  Czech Republic Boston Bruins HC ?eské Bud?jovice (Czech Republic)
238 Dan Eberly (D)  United States New York Rangers Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (ECAC)
239 David Hajek (D)  Czech Republic Calgary Flames Pirati Chomutov (Czech Republic)
240 Adam Berkhoel (G)  United States Chicago Blackhawks St. Paul Vulcans (USHL)
241 Nathan Barrett (C)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
242 Evan Nielsen (D)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Anaheim) University of Notre Dame (CCHA)
243 Joni Puurula (G)  Finland Montreal Canadiens Hermes Mestis (Finland)
244 Eric Bowen (RW)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Carolina) Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
245 Dan Welch (RW)  United States Los Angeles Kings (from Buffalo) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
246 Chad Wiseman (LW)  Canada San Jose Sharks Mississauga IceDogs (OHL)
247 Jason Platt (D)  United States Edmonton Oilers Omaha Lancers(USHL)
248 Steven Crampton (RW)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
249 Sami Venalainen (RW)  Finland Phoenix Coyotes Tappara Jr. (Finland)
250 Flavien Conne (C)   Switzerland Los Angeles Kings HC Fribourg-Gottéron (Switzerland)
251 Todd Jackson (RW)  United States Detroit Red Wings (from Ottawa) US NTDP (NAHL)
252 Darryl Bootland (RW)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
253 Matthew Sommerfeld (LW)  Canada Florida Panthers Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
254 Alexander Shinkar (RW)  Russia Toronto Maple Leafs Severstal Cherepovets (Russia)
255 Eric Johansson (C)  Canada Minnesota Wild (from Dallas) Tri-Cities Americans (WHL)
256 Pasi Saarinen (D)  Finland San Jose Sharks (from Washington) Ilves (Finland)
257 Warren McCutcheon (C)  Canada New Jersey Devils Lethbridge Hurricanes(WHL)
258 Sean McMorrow (D)  Canada Buffalo Sabres (from Calgary; compensatory) Kitchener Rangers(OHL)
259 Regan Kelly (D)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
260 Evgeni Bumagin (RW)  Kazakhstan Detroit Red Wings HK Moscow (Russia)
261 Reinhard Divis (G)  Austria St. Louis Blues Leksands IF (Sweden)

Round nine

Pick Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
262 Peter Flache (C)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Atlanta) Guelph Storm (OHL)
263 Thomas Ziegler (C)   Switzerland Tampa Bay Lightning (from Minnesota via New Jersey) HC Ambri-Piotta (Switzerland)
264 Dimitri Altaryov (LW)  Russia New York Islanders (from Columbus) Dizel Penza (Russia)
265 Jean-Philippe Cote (D)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Tampa Bay) Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
266 Sean Kotary (C)  United States Colorado Avalanche (from New York Islanders) Northwood Prep High School (USHS-MA)
267 Tomi Pettinen (D)  Finland New York Islanders (from Nashville) Ilves (Finland)
268 Pavel Kolarik (D)  Czech Republic Boston Bruins Slavia Praha (Czech Republic)
269 Martin Richter (D)  Czech Republic New York Rangers SaiPa (Czech Republic)
270 Micki DuPont (D)  Canada Calgary Flames Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
271 Reto Von Arx (LW)   Switzerland Chicago Blackhawks HC Davos (Switzerland)
272 Tim Smith (C)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
273 Roman Simicek (C)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins (from Anaheim) HPK (Finland)
274 Evgeny Muratov (LW)  Russia Edmonton Oilers (compensatory) Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk (Russia)
275 Jonathan Gauthier (D)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
276 Troy Ferguson (RW)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Michigan State University (CCHA)
277 Ryan Courtney (LW)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Windsor Spitfires(OHL)
278 Martin Paroulek (RW)  Czech Republic Columbus Blue Jackets (from San Jose) HC Vsetín (Czech Republic)
279 Andreas Lindstrom (LW)  Sweden Boston Bruins (from Edmonton) Luleå HF (Sweden)
280 Nick Boucher (G)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Dartmouth College (ECAC)
281 Peter Fabus (C)  Slovakia Phoenix Coyotes Dukla Tren?ín (Slovakia)
282 Carl Grahn (G)  Finland Los Angeles Kings KalPa Jr. (Finland)
283 James DeMone (D)  Canada Ottawa Senators Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
284 Martin Hohener (D)   Switzerland Nashville Predators (compensatory) Kloten Flyers (Switzerland)
285 Blake Ward (G)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Tri-Cities Americans (WHL)
286 Andrej Nedorost (C)  Slovakia Columbus Blue Jackets (from Florida) Dukla Tren?ín Jr. (Slovakia)
287 Milan Kopecky (LW)  Czech Republic Philadelphia Flyers (from Toronto via Tampa Bay) Slavia Praha Jr. (Czech Republic)
288 Mark McRae (D)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from Dallas) Cornell University (ECAC)
289 Bjorn Nord (D)  Sweden Washington Capitals (from Washington via Calgary) Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
290 Simon Gamache (C)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers (from New Jersey) Val-d'Or Foreurs(QMJHL)
291 Arne Ramholt (D)   Switzerland Chicago Blackhawks (from Philadelphia) Kloten Flyers (Switzerland)
292 Louis Mandeville (D)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from Detroit) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
293 Lauri Kinos (D)  Finland St. Louis Blues Montreal Rocket (QMJHL)

Draftees based on nationality

Rank Country Amount
North America 158
1  Canada 103
2  United States 55
Europe 135
3  Russia 42
4  Czech Republic 23
5  Sweden 22
6  Finland 19
7  Slovakia 15
8   Switzerland 6
9  Kazakhstan 3
10  Latvia 2
11  Austria 1
11  Hungary 1
11  Israel 1
11  Slovenia 1
11  United Kingdom 1

See also


  1. ^ "NHL Draft - Historical Top Draft Picks". NHL.com. Archived from the original on 2013-07-12. Retrieved .
  2. ^ 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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