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1997 NHL Draft
General Information
Date(s) June 21, 1997
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
First selection Joe Thornton
NHL Entry Draft
 < 1996 1998 > 

The 1997 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on 21 June 1997.

Contents

Selections by round

= All-Star. Players are identified as a All Stars if they were selected for the All-Star game at any time in their career.
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Round one

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Joe Thornton Centre  Canada Boston Bruins Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
2 Patrick Marleau Centre  Canada San Jose Sharks Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
3 Olli Jokinen Centre  Finland Los Angeles Kings HIFK (SM-liiga)
4 Roberto Luongo Goaltender  Canada New York Islanders
(from TOR)
Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
5 Eric Brewer Defence  Canada New York Islanders Prince George Cougars (WHL)
6 Daniel Tkaczuk Centre  Canada Calgary Flames Barrie Colts (OHL)
7 Paul Mara Defence  United States Tampa Bay Lightning Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
8 Sergei Samsonov Left Wing  Russia Boston Bruins
(from CAR)
Detroit Vipers (IHL)
9 Nick Boynton Defence  Canada Washington Capitals Ottawa 67's (OHL)
10 Brad Ference Defence  Canada Vancouver Canucks Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
11 Jason Ward Right Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Erie Otters (OHL)
12 Marian Hossa Right Wing  Slovakia Ottawa Senators HC Dukla Trenčín (Slovak Extraliga)
13 Daniel Cleary Left Wing  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Belleville Bulls (OHL)
14 Michel Riesen Right Wing  Switzerland Edmonton Oilers EHC Biel (National League A)
15 Matt Zultek Left Wing  Canada Los Angeles Kings
(from STL)
Ottawa 67's (OHL)
16 Ty Jones Left Wing  Canada Chicago Blackhawks
(from PHX)
Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
17 Robert Dome Right Wing  Slovakia Pittsburgh Penguins Las Vegas Thunder (IHL)
18 Michael Holmqvist Centre  Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Djurgårdens IF (J20 SuperElit)
19 Stefan Cherneski Right Wing  Canada New York Rangers Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
20 Mike Brown Left Wing  Canada Florida Panthers Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
21 Mika Noronen Goaltender  Finland Buffalo Sabres Tappara (SM-liiga)
22 Nikos Tselios Defence  United States Carolina Hurricanes
(from DET)
Belleville Bulls (OHL)
23 Scott Hannan Defence  Canada San Jose Sharks
(from PHI via CAR)
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
24 Jean-Francois Damphousse Goaltender  Canada New Jersey Devils Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
25 Brenden Morrow Left Wing  Canada Dallas Stars Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
26 Kevin Grimes Defence  Canada Colorado Avalanche Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)

Round two

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
27 Ben Clymer Winger  United States Boston Bruins University of Minnesota (NCAA)
28 Brad DeFauw Left Wing  United States Carolina Hurricanes
(from SJ)
University of North Dakota (NCAA)
29 Scott Barney Winger  Canada Los Angeles Kings Peterborough Petes (OHL)
30 Jean-Marc Pelletier Goaltender  United States Philadelphia Flyers
(from TOR)
Cornell University (NCAA)
31 Jeff Zehr Left Wing  Canada New York Islanders Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
32 Evan Lindsay Goaltender  Canada Calgary Flames Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
33 Kyle Kos Defence  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
34 Ryan Bonni Defence  Canada Vancouver Canucks
(from CAR)
Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
35 Jean-Francois Fortin Defence  Canada Washington Capitals Sherbrooke Faucons (QMJHL)
36 Harold Druken Centre  Canada Vancouver Canucks Detroit Whalers (OHL)
37 Gregor Baumgartner Right Wing  Austria Montreal Canadiens Laval Titan Collège Français (QMJHL)
38 Stanislav Gron Left Wing  Slovakia New Jersey Devils
(from OTT)
HC Slovan Bratislava (Slovak Extraliga)
39 Jeremy Reich Left Wing  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
40 Tyler Rennette Centre  Canada St. Louis Blues North Bay Centennials (OHL)
41 Patrick Dovigi Goaltender  Canada Edmonton Oilers Erie Otters (OHL)
42 John Tripp Right Wing  Canada Calgary Flames
(from STL)
Oshawa Generals (OHL)
43 Juha Gustafsson Defence  Finland Phoenix Coyotes Kiekko-Espoo (SM-liiga)
44 Brian Gaffaney Centre  United States Pittsburgh Penguins North Iowa Huskies (USHL)
45 Maxim Balmochnykh Left Wing  Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim HC Lada Togliatti (Russian Pro Hockey League)
46 Wes Jarvis Defence  Canada New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
47 Kristian Huselius Right Wing  Sweden Florida Panthers Färjestads BK (Elitserien)
48 Henrik Tallinder Defence  Sweden Buffalo Sabres AIK Jr. (Sweden)
49 Yuri Butsayev Left Wing  Russia Detroit Red Wings HC Lada Togliatti (Russian Pro Hockey League)
50 Pat Kavanagh Right Wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Peterborough Petes (OHL)
51 Dmitry Kokorev Defence  Russia Calgary Flames
(from CAR via NJ)
HC Dynamo Moscow (Russian Pro Hockey League)
52 Roman Lyashenko Centre  Russia Dallas Stars Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russian Pro Hockey League)
53 Graham Belak Left Wing  Canada Colorado Avalanche Edmonton Ice (WHL)

Round three

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
54 Mattias Karlin (Centre)  Sweden Boston Bruins Modo Hockey (Elitserien)
55 Rick Berry (Defence)  Canada Colorado Avalanche
(from San Jose Sharks through St. Louis Blues)
Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
56 Vratislav Cech (Defence)  Czech Republic Florida Panthers
(from Los Angeles Kings)
Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
57 Jeff Farkas (Centre)  United States Toronto Maple Leafs Boston College (NCAA)
58 Jani Hurme (Goaltender)  Finland Ottawa Senators
(from New Jersey Devils)
TPS (SM-liiga)
59 Jarrett Smith (Centre)  Canada New York Islanders Prince George Cougars (WHL)
60 Derek Schutz (Centre)  Canada Calgary Flames Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
61 Matt Elich (Right Wing)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
62 Kris Mallette (Defence)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers
(from Carolina Hurricanes)
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
63 Lee Goren (Right Wing)  Canada Boston Bruins
(from Washington Capitals)
University of North Dakota (NCAA)
64 Kyle Freadrich (Left Wing)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Regina Pats (WHL)
65 Ilkka Mikkola (Defence)  Finland Montreal Canadiens Kärpät (SM-liiga)
66 Josh Langfeld (Right Wing)  United States Ottawa Senators
(from Washington Capitals)
Lincoln Stars (USHL)
67 Mike Souza (Left Wing)  United States Chicago Blackhawks University of New Hampshire (NCAA)
68 Sergei Yerkovich (Defence)  Belarus Edmonton Oilers Las Vegas Thunder (IHL)
69 Maxim Afinogenov (Right Wing)  Russia Buffalo Sabres
(from St. Louis Blues)
HC Dynamo Moscow (Russian Pro Hockey League)
70 Erik Andersson (Left Wing)  Sweden Calgary Flames
(from Phoenix Coyotes)
University of Denver (NCAA)
71 Josef Melichar (Defence)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins HC Ceske Budejovice (Czech Extraliga)
72 Jay Legault (Right Wing)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim London Knights (OHL)
73 Burke Henry (Defence)  Canada New York Rangers Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
74 Nick Smith (Centre)  Canada Florida Panthers Barrie Colts (OHL)
75 Jeff Martin (Forward)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
76 Petr Sykora (Centre)  Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings HC Pardubice (Czech Extraliga)
77 Steve Gainey (Left Wing)  Canada Dallas Stars
(from Philadelphia Flyers)
Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
78 Ville Nieminen (Left Wing)  Finland Colorado Avalanche
(from New Jersey Devils through St. Louis Blues)
Tappara (SM-liiga)
79 Robert Schnabel (Defence)  Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
80 Francis Lessard (Defence)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes
(from Colorado Avalanche through New York Islanders and Calgary Flames)
Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)

Round four

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
81 Karol Bartanus (Right Wing)  Slovakia Boston Bruins Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
82 Adam Colagiacomo (Right Wing)  Canada San Jose Sharks
(from New York Rangers)
Oshawa Generals (OHL)
83 Joe Corvo (Defence)  United States Los Angeles Kings Western Michigan University (NCAA)
84 Adam Mair (Right Wing)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
85 Petr Mika (Right Wing)  Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
86 Didier Tremblay (Defence)  Canada St. Louis Blues
(from Calgary Flames)
Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
87 Brad Larsen (Left Wing)  Canada Colorado Avalanche
(from Tampa Bay Lightning)
Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
88 Shane Willis (Winger)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
89 Curtis Cruickshank (Goaltender)  Canada Washington Capitals Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
90 Chris Stanley (Centre)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Belleville Bulls (OHL)
91 Daniel Tetrault (Defence)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
92 Chris St. Croix (Defence)  United States Calgary Flames
(from Ottawa Senators)
Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
93 Tomi Kallarsson (Defence)  Finland New York Rangers
(from Chicago Blackhawks through San Jose Sharks)
HPK Jr. (Finland)
94 Jonas Elofsson (Defence)  Sweden Edmonton Oilers Färjestads BK (Elitserien)
95 Ivan Novoseltsev (Right Wing)  Russia Florida Panthers
(from St. Louis Blues)
Krylja Sovetov (Russian Pro Hockey League)
96 Scott McCallum (Defence)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Tri-City Americans (WHL)
97 Alexander Mathieu (Centre)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
98 Jan Horacek (Defence)  Czech Republic St. Louis Blues
(from Mighty Ducks of Anaheim through Colorado Avalanche)
HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
99 Sean Blanchard (Defence)  Canada Los Angeles Kings
(from New York Rangers)
Ottawa 67's (OHL)
100 Ryan Ready (Left Wing)  Canada Calgary Flames
(from Florida Panthers)
Belleville Bulls (OHL)
101 Luc Theoret (Defence)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
102 Quintin Laing (Left Wing)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
103 Mikhail Chernov (Defence)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russian Pro Hockey League)
104 Lucas Nehrling (Defence)  Canada New Jersey Devils Sarnia Sting (OHL)
105 Marc Kristoffersson (Left Wing)  Sweden Dallas Stars Mora IK (SEL)
106 Jame Pollock (Right Wing)  Canada St. Louis Blues
(from Colorado Avalanche)
Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

Round five

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
107 Adam Nittel (Defence)  Canada San Jose Sharks
(from Boston Bruins)
Erie Otters (OHL)
108 Mark Thompson (Defence)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning
(from San Jose Sharks)
Regina Pats (WHL)
109 Jan Sulc (Centre)  Czech Republic Tampa Bay Lightning
(from Los Angeles Kings)
Litvínov Jr. (Czech Republic)
110 Ben Simon (Centre)  United States Chicago Blackhawks University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
111 Frank Mrazek (Left Wing)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs HC Ceske Budejovice (Czech Extraliga)
112 Karel Betik (Defence)  Czech Republic Tampa Bay Lightning
(from New York Islanders)
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
113 Martin Moise (Right Wing)  Canada Calgary Flames Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
114 David Darguzas (Left Wing)  Canada Vancouver Canucks
(from Tampa Bay Lighting)
Edmonton Ice (WHL)
115 Adam Edinger (Centre)  United States New York Islanders
(from Carolina Hurricanes)
Bowling Green State University (NCAA)
116 Kevin Caulfield (Forward)  United States Washington Capitals Boston College (NCAA)
117 Matt Cockell (Goaltender)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
118 Konstantin Sidulov (Defence)  Russia Montreal Canadiens Chelyabinsk Mechel (Russian Pro Hockey League)
119 Magnus Arvedson (Left Wing)  Sweden Ottawa Senators Färjestads BK (Elitserien)
120 Pete Gardiner (Forward)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NCAA)
121 Jason Chimera (Left Wing)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
122 Gennady Razin (Defence)  Ukraine Montreal Canadiens
(from St. Louis Blues)
Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
123 Curtis Suter (Defence)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
124 Harlan Pratt (Defence)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
125 Luc Vaillancourt (Goaltender)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
126 Jason McLean (Goaltender)  Canada New York Rangers Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
127 Pat Parthenais (Defence)  United States Florida Panthers Detroit Whalers (OHL)
128 Torrey DiRoberto (Left Wing)  United States Buffalo Sabres Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
129 John Wikstrom (Defence)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings Luleå HF (Elitserien)
130 Kyle Calder (Left Wing)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks
(from Philadelphia Flyers)
Regina Pats (WHL)
131 Jiri Bicek (Left Wing)  Slovakia New Jersey Devils HC Košice (Slovak Extraliga)
132 Teemu Elomo (Left Wing)  Finland Dallas Stars TPS (SM-liiga)
133 Aaron Miskovich (Winger)  United States Colorado Avalanche Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
134 Johan Lindbom (Right Wing)  Sweden New York Rangers HV 71 Jönköping (SEL)

Round six

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
135 Denis Timofeyev (Defence)  Russia Boston Bruins HC CSKA Moscow (Russian Pro Hockey League)
136 Mike York (Centre)  United States New York Rangers
(from San Jose Sharks)
Michigan State University (NCAA)
137 Richard Seeley (Defence)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
138 Eric Gooldy (Left Wing)  United States Toronto Maple Leafs Detroit Whalers (OHL)
139 Bobby Leavins (Centre)  Canada New York Islanders Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
140 Ilja Demidov (Defence)  Russia Calgary Flames
(from New York Islanders)
HC Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
141 Peter Sarno (Centre)  Canada Edmonton Oilers
(from Tampa Bay Lightning)
Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
142 Kyle Dafoe (Defence)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
143 Henrik Petre (Defence)  Sweden Washington Capitals Djurgården Junior (Sweden)
144 Matt Cooke (Left Wing)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
145 Jonathan Desroches (Defence)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Granby Prédateurs (QMJHL)
146 Jeffrey Sullivan (Defence)  Canada Ottawa Senators Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
147 Heath Gordon (Left Wing)  United States Chicago Blackhawks Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
148 Larry Shapley (Right Wing)  Canada Vancouver Canucks
(from Edmonton Oilers)
Welland (Golden Horseshoe Junior B Hockey League)
149 Nicholas Bilotto (Defence)  Canada St. Louis Blues Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
150 Jeff Katcher (Defence)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
151 Robert Francz (Left Wing)  Germany Phoenix Coyotes Peterborough Petes (OHL)
152 Petr Havelka (Left Wing)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins HC Sparta Praha (Czech Extraliga)
153 Andrei Skopintsev (Defence)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning
(from Mighty Ducks of Anaheim)
TPS (SM-liiga)
154 Shawn Degagne (Goaltender)  Canada New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
155 Keith Delaney (Centre)  Canada Florida Panthers Barrie Colts (OHL)
156 Brian Campbell (Defence)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Ottawa 67's (OHL)
157 B. J. Young (Right Wing)  United States Detroit Red Wings Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
158 Jordon Flodell (Defence)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
159 Sascha Goc (Defence)  Germany New Jersey Devils Schwenninger Wild Wings (DEL)
160 Alexei Timkin (Winger)  Russia Dallas Stars Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russian Pro Hockey League)
161 David Aebischer (Goaltender)  Switzerland Colorado Avalanche Fribourg-Gottéron (Nationalliga A)

Round seven

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
162 Joel Trottier (Right Wing)  Canada Boston Bruins Ottawa 67's (OHL)
163 Joe Dusbabek (Right Wing)  United States San Jose Sharks University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
164 Todd Fedoruk (Left Wing)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers
(from Los Angeles Kings)
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
165 Hugo Marchand (Defence)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
166 Kris Knoblauch (Winger)  Canada New York Islanders Edmonton Ice (WHL)
167 Jeremy Rondeau (Left Wing)  Canada Calgary Flames Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
168 Justin Jack (Right Wing)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
169 Andrew Merrick (Left Wing)  United States Chicago Blackhawks
(from Philadelphia Flyers)
University of Michigan (NCAA)
170 Eero Somervuori (Right Wing)  Finland Tampa Bay Lightning
(from Washington Capitals)
Jokerit (SM-liiga)
171 Rod Leroux (Defence)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
172 Ben Guite (Centre)  Canada Montreal Canadiens University of Maine (NCAA)
173 Robin Bacul (Forward)  Czech Republic Ottawa Senators HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
174 Jared Smith (Defence)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
175 Johan Holmqvist (Goaltender)  Sweden New York Rangers Brynäs IF (Elitserien)
176 Kevin Bolibruck (Defence)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Peterborough Petes (OHL)
177 Ladislav Nagy (Centre)  Slovakia St. Louis Blues HC Košice (Slovak Extraliga)
178 Tony Mohagen (Left Wing)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
(from Phoenix Coyotes through Philadelphia Flyers)
Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
179 Mark Moore (Defence)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Harvard University (NCAA)
180 Jim Baxter (Defence)  Canada Boston Bruins Oshawa Generals (OHL)
181 Mat Snesrud (Defence)  United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim North Iowa Huskies (USHL)
182 Mike Mottau (Defence)  United States New York Rangers Boston College (NCAA)
183 Tyler Palmer (Defence)  Canada Florida Panthers Lake Superior State University (NCAA)
184 Jeremy Adduono (Left Wing)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
185 Samuel St. Pierre (Right Wing)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
186 Mike Laceby (Centre)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
187 Chad Hinz (Centre)  Canada Edmonton Oilers
(from Philadelphia Flyers)
Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
188 Mathieu Benoit (Right Wing)  Canada New Jersey Devils Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
189 Jeff McKercher (Defence)  Canada Dallas Stars Barrie Colts (OHL)
190 Shawn Thornton (Right Wing)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs
(from Colorado Avalanche)
Peterborough Petes (OHL)

Round eight

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
191 Antti Laaksonen (Left Wing)  Finland Boston Bruins University of Denver (NCAA)
192 Cam Severson (Centre)  Canada San Jose Sharks Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
193 Jay Kopischke (Left Wing)  United States Los Angeles Kings North Iowa Huskies (USHL)
194 Russ Bartlett (Centre)  United States Toronto Maple Leafs Phillips Exeter Academy (US prep school)
195 Niklas Nordgren (Left Wing)  Sweden Carolina Hurricanes MODO Juniors (Sweden)
196 Jeremy Symington (Goaltender)  Canada New York Islanders Petrolia Jets (Western Junior B Hockey League)
197 Petr Kubos (Defence)  Czech Republic Montreal Canadiens
(from Calgary Flames)
Vsetínská Hokejová (Czech Extraliga)
198 Shawn Skolney (Defence)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
199 Randy Fitzgerald (Left Wing)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Detroit Whalers (OHL)
200 Pierre-Luc Therrien (Goaltender)  Canada Washington Capitals Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
201 Denis Martynyuk (Left Wing)  Austria Vancouver Canucks CSKA Moscow (Russian Pro Hockey League)
202 Andrei Sidyakin (Right Wing)  Russia Montreal Canadiens Salavat Yulaev Ufa (Russian Pro Hockey League)
203 Nick Gillis (Forward)  United States Ottawa Senators Cushing Academy (US boarding school)
204 Sergei Shikhanov (Forward)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks HC Lada Togliatti (Russian Pro Hockey League)
205 Chris Kerr (Defence)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
206 Bob Haglund (Forward)  United States St. Louis Blues Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
207 Alex Andreyev (Defence)  Latvia Phoenix Coyotes Weyurn (Tier II)
208 Andrew Ference (Defence)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
209 Rene Stussi (Centre)  Switzerland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Thurgau (National League B)
210 Andrew Proskurnicki (Left Wing)  Canada New York Rangers Sarnia Sting (OHL)
211 Doug Schueller (Defence)  United States Florida Panthers Twin Cities Vulcans (USHL)
212 Kamil Piros (Centre)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres Litvínov Jr. (Czech Republic)
213 Steve Wilento (Centre)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
214 Marko Kauppinen (Defence)  Finland Philadelphia Flyers JYP (Finland)
215 Scott Clemmensen (Goaltender)  United States New Jersey Devils Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
216 Alexei Komarov (Defence)  Russia Dallas Stars Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russian Pro Hockey League)
217 Doug Schmidt (Defence)  United States Colorado Avalanche Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL)

Round nine

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
218 Eric van Acker (Defence)  Canada Boston Bruins Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
219 Mark Smith (Centre)  Canada San Jose Sharks Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
220 Konrad Brand (Defence)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
221 Jonathan Hedstrom (Left Wing)  Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs Skellefteå AIK (Allsvenskan)
222 Ryan Clark (Defence)  United States New York Islanders Lincoln Stars (USHL)
223 Dustin Paul (Right Wing)  Canada Calgary Flames Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
224 Paul Comrie (Centre)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning University of Denver (NCAA)
225 Kent McDonell (Right Wing)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Guelph Storm (OHL)
226 Matt Oikawa (Forward)  Canada Washington Capitals Saint Lawrence University (NCAA)
227 Peter Brady (Goaltender)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Powell River Paper Kings (BCJHL)
228 Jarl Espen Ygranes (Defence)  Norway Montreal Canadiens Furuset (Norway)
229 Karel Rachunek (Defence)  Czech Republic Ottawa Senators HC Zlín (Czech Extraliga)
230 Chris Feil (Defence)  United States Chicago Blackhawks Ohio State University (NCAA)
231 Alexander Fomitchev (Goaltender)  Russia Edmonton Oilers St. Albert Saints (AJHL)
232 Dmitri Plekhanov (Defence)  Russia St. Louis Blues HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Russian Pro Hockey League)
233 Wyatt Smith (Centre)  United States Phoenix Coyotes University of Minnesota (NCAA)
234 Eric Lind (Defence)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Avon Old Farms (US boarding school)
235 Tommi Degerman (Forward)  Finland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Boston University (NCAA)
236 Richard Miller (Defence)  United States New York Rangers Providence College (NCAA)
237 Benoit Cote (Forward)  United States Florida Panthers Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
238 Dylan Kemp (Defence)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
239 Greg Willers (Defence)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
240 Par Styf (Defence)  Sweden Philadelphia Flyers MODO Juniors (Sweden)
241 Jan Srdinko (Defence)  Czech Republic New Jersey Devils HC Petra Vsetin (Czech Extraliga)
242 Brett McLean (Centre)  Canada Dallas Stars Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
243 Kyle Kidney (Left Wing)  United States Colorado Avalanche Salisbury School (US prep school)
244 Marek Ivan (Centre)  Czech Republic St. Louis Blues Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
245 Steve Lafleur (Defence)  Canada Colorado Avalanche
(from Boston Bruins)
Belleville Bulls (OHL)
246 Jay Henderson (Left Wing)  Canada Boston Bruins
(from Colorado Avalanche)
Edmonton Ice (WHL)

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