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2001 NHL Draft
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General Information
Date(s) June 23–24, 2001
Location Sunrise, Florida
First selection Ilya Kovalchuk
NHL Entry Draft
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The 2001 NHL Entry Draft was held on June 23–24, 2001 at the National Car Rental Center in Sunrise, Florida.

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.


Round one

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
1. Ilya Kovalchuk (Left Wing) †  Russia Atlanta Thrashers Spartak Moscow (RUS)
2. Jason Spezza (Centre) †  Canada Ottawa Senators from New York Islanders Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
3. Alexandr Svitov (Centre)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning Avangard Omsk (RUS)
4. Stephen Weiss (Centre)  Canada Florida Panthers Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
5. Stanislav Chistov (Left Wing)  Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Avangard Omsk (RUS)
6. Mikko Koivu (Centre)  Finland Minnesota Wild TPS Turku (SM-liiga)
7. Mike Komisarek (Defence) †  United States Montreal Canadiens U. of Michigan (NCAA)
8. Pascal Leclaire (Goaltender)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
9. Tuomo Ruutu (Centre)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks Jokerit (Helsinki) (SM-liiga)
10. Dan Blackburn (Goaltender)  Canada New York Rangers Kootenay Ice (WHL)
11. Fredrik Sjostrom (Right Wing)  Sweden Phoenix Coyotes Frölunda HC (Elitserien)
12. Dan Hamhuis (Defence)  Canada Nashville Predators Prince George Cougars (WHL)
13. Ales Hemsky (Right Wing)  Czech Republic Edmonton Oilers Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
14. Chuck Kobasew (Right Wing)  Canada Calgary Flames Boston College (NCAA)
15. Igor Knyazev (Defence)  Russia Carolina Hurricanes Spartak Moscow (RUS)
16. R. J. Umberger (Right Wing)  United States Vancouver Canucks Ohio State Buckeyes (CCHA)
17. Carlo Colaiacovo (Defence)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Erie Otters (OHL)
18. Jens Karlsson (Left Wing)  Sweden Los Angeles Kings Frölunda HC (Elitserien)
19. Shaone Morrisonn (Defence)  Canada Boston Bruins Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
20. Marcel Goc (Centre)  Germany San Jose Sharks Schwenningen Wild Wings (GER)
21. Colby Armstrong (Right Wing)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
22. Jiri Novotny (Centre)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres HC České Budějovice (CZE)
23. Tim Gleason (Defence)  United States Ottawa Senators Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
24. Lukas Krajicek (Defence)  Czech Republic Florida Panthers Peterborough Petes (OHL)
25. Alexander Perezhogin (Right Wing)  Russia


Montreal Canadiens Avangard Omsk (RUS)
26. Jason Bacashihua (Goaltender)  United States Dallas Stars Chicago Freeze (NAHL)
27. Jeff Woywitka (Defence)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
28. Adrian Foster (Centre)  Canada New Jersey Devils Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
29. Adam Munro (Goaltender)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Erie Otters (OHL)
30. Dave Steckel (Centre)  United States Los Angeles Kings Ohio State University (NCAA)

Round two

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
31. Matthew Spiller (Defence)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
32. Derek Roy (Centre)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
33. Timofei Shishkanov (Left Wing)  Russia Nashville Predators Spartak Moscow (RUS)
34. Greg Watson (Left Wing)  Canada Florida Panthers Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
35. Mark Popovic (Defence)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
36. Kyle Wanvig (Right Wing)  Canada Minnesota Wild Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
37. Duncan Milroy (Right Wing)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
38. Tim Jackman (Right Wing)  United States Columbus Blue Jackets Minnesota State-Mankato (NCAA)
39. Karel Pilar (Defence)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs HC Litvínov (CZE)
40. Fedor Tyutin (Defence)  Russia New York Rangers SKA Saint Petersburg (RUS)
41. Andrei Taratukhin (Centre)  Russia Calgary Flames Avangard Omsk (RUS)
42. Tomas Slovak (Defence)  Slovakia Nashville Predators HC Kosice (SVK)
43. Doug Lynch (Defence)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
44. Igor Pohanka (Centre)  Slovakia New Jersey Devils Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
45. Martin Podlesak (Centre)  Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
46. Mike Zigomanis (Centre)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
47. Alexander Polushin (Left Wing)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning THK Tver (RUS)
48. Tuomas Pihlman (Left Wing)  Finland New Jersey Devils JYP (Jyväskylä) (SM-liiga)
49. Mike Cammalleri (Centre)  Canada Los Angeles Kings University of Michigan (NCAA)
50. Chris Thorburn (Centre)  Canada Buffalo Sabres North Bay Centennials (OHL)
51. Jaroslav Bednar (Centre)  Czech Republic Los Angeles Kings HIFK (Helsinki) (SM-liiga)
52. Ed Caron (Left Wing)  United States Edmonton Oilers Phillips-Exeter (USHS)
53. Kiel McLeod (Centre)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
54. Noah Welch (Defence)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins St. Sebastian's (Needham, Massachusetts) (USHS)
55. Jason Pominville (Right Wing)  United States Buffalo Sabres Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
56. Andrei Medvedev (Goaltender)  Russia Calgary Flames HC Spartak Moscow (RUS)
57. Jay McClement (Centre)  Canada St. Louis Blues Brampton Battalion (OHL)
58. Nathan Paetsch (Defence)  Canada Washington Capitals Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
59. Matt Keith (Right Wing)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
60. Victor Uchevatov (Defence)  Russia New Jersey Devils Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (RUS)
61. Andreas Holmqvist (Defence)  Sweden Tampa Bay Lightning Hammarby IF (SWE)
62. Igor Grigorenko (Right Wing)  Russia Detroit Red Wings HC Lada Togliatti (RUS)
63. Peter Budaj (Goaltender)  Slovakia Colorado Avalanche Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)

Round three

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
64. Tomas Malec (Defence)  Slovakia Florida Panthers Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)
65. Brendan Bell (Defence)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Ottawa 67's (OHL)
66. Fedor Fedorov (Left Wing)  Russia Vancouver Canucks Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
67. Robin Leblanc (Right Wing)  Switzerland New Jersey Devils Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
68. Grant McNeill (Defence)  Canada Florida Panthers Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
69. Joel Stepp (Left Wing)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
70. Yared Hagos (Centre)  Sweden Dallas Stars AIK (Solna) (SWE)
71. Tomas Plekanec (Left Wing)  Czech Republic Montreal Canadiens HC Rabat Kladno (CZE)
72. Brandon Nolan (Left Wing)  Canada New Jersey Devils Oshawa Generals (OHL)
73. Craig Anderson (Goaltender)  United States Chicago Blackhawks Guelph Storm (OHL)
74. Chris Heid (Defence)  Canada Minnesota Wild Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
75. Denis Platonov  Russia Nashville Predators HC Saratov (RUS)
76. Oliver Setzinger (Centre)  Austria Nashville Predators Ilves Tampere (SM-liiga)
77. Darren McLachlan (Left Wing)  Canada Boston Bruins Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
78. Beat Schiess-Forster (Defence)  Switzerland Phoenix Coyotes HC Davos (SWI)
79. Garth Murray (Centre)  Canada New York Rangers Regina Pats (WHL)
80. Michael Garnett (Goaltender)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
81. Neil Komadoski (Defence)  United States Ottawa Senators University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
82. Jay Harrison (Defence)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Brampton Battalion (OHL)
83. Henrik Juntunen (Right Wing)  Sweden Los Angeles Kings Kärpät (Oulu) (SM-liiga)
84. Kenny Smith (Defence)  United States Edmonton Oilers Harvard (NCAA)
85. Aaron Johnson (Defence)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)
86. Drew Fata (Defence)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
87. Per Mars  Sweden Columbus Blue Jackets Brynäs IF Gavle (SWE)
88. Nicolas Corbeil (Centre)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
89. Tuomas Nissinen (Goaltender)  Finland St. Louis Blues KalPa (Kuopio) (SM-liiga)
90. Owen Fussey (Right Wing)  Canada Washington Capitals Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
91. Kevin Estrada (Left Wing)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Chilliwack (BCJHL)
92. Anthony Aquino (Right Wing)  Canada Dallas Stars Merrimack College (NCAA)
93. Stephane Veilleux (Centre)  Canada Minnesota Wild Val D'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
94. Evgeny Artyukhin (Right Wing)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning HC Podolsk (RUS)
95. Patrick Sharp (Centre)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers University of Vermont (NCAA)
96. Alexandre Rouleau (Defence)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Val D'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
97. Danny Bois (Right Wing)  Canada Colorado Avalanche London Knights (OHL)

Round four

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
98. Jordin Tootoo (Right Wing)  Canada Nashville Predators Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
99. Ray Emery (Goaltender)  Canada Ottawa Senators Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
100. Brian Sipotz (Defence)  United States Atlanta Thrashers Miami University (NCAA)
101. Cory Stillman (Centre)  Canada New York Islanders Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
102. Timo Parssinen (Centre)  Finland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim HPK (SM-liiga)
103. Tony Virta (Right Wing)  Finland Minnesota Wild TPS Turku (SM-liiga)
104. Brent MacLellan (Defence)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)
105. Vladimir Korsunov (Defence)  Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Spartak Moscow (RUS)
106. Christian Ehrhoff (Defence)  Germany San Jose Sharks Krefeld Pinguine (GER)
107. Dimitri Patzold (Goaltender)  Germany San Jose Sharks TSV Erding (GER)
108. Tomi Mäki (Right Wing)  Finland Calgary Flames Jokerit (Helsinki) (SM-liiga)
109. Martti Jarventie (Defence)  Finland Montreal Canadiens TPS Turku (SM-liiga)
110. Rob Zepp (Goaltender)  Canada Carolina Panthers Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
111. Matti Kaltiainen (Goaltender)  Finland Boston Bruins Blues (SM-liiga)
112. Milan Gajic (Centre)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Burnaby (BCJHL)
113. Bryce Lampman (Defence)  United States New York Rangers Omaha (USHL)
114. Evgeny Gladskikh (Left Wing)  Russia Vancouver Canucks Metallurg Magnitogorsk (RUS)
115. Vladimir Gusev (Defence)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Khabarovsk (RUS)
116. Richard Petiot (Defence)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Camrose (AJHL)
117. Michael Woodford (Right Wing)  United States Florida Panthers Cushing Academy (USHS)
118. Brandon Rogers (Defence)  United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Hotchkiss (USHS)
119. Aleksey Zotkin (Left Wing)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Metallurg Magnitogorsk (RUS)
120. Tomas Surovy (Left Wing)  Slovakia Pittsburgh Penguins Poprad (SVK)
121. Drew MacIntyre (Goaltender)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
122. Igor Valeev (Right Wing)  Russia St. Louis Blues North Bay Centennials (OHL)
123. Aaron Lobb (Right Wing)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning London Knights (OHL)
124. Egor Shastin (Left Wing)  Russia Calgary Flames Omsk Avangard (RUS)
125. Jeff Lucky (Right Wing)  Canada Washington Capitals Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
126. Daniel Volrab (Centre)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars HC Sparta Praha (CZE)
127. Christoph Schubert (Defence)  Germany Ottawa Senators München Barons (GER)
128. Andrei Posnov (Left Wing)  Russia New Jersey Devils Krylja Sovetov (RUS)
129. Miroslav Blatak (Defence)  Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings HC Zlín (CZE)
130. Colt King (Left Wing)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Guelph Storm (OHL)
131. Ben Eaves (Centre)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Boston College (NCAA)

Round five

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
132. Dusan Salficky (Goaltender)  Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Plzen (CZE)
133. Jussi Markkanen (Goaltender)  Finland Edmonton Oilers Tappara (SM-liiga)
134. Kyle Wellwood (Centre)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Belleville Bulls (OHL)
135. Colin Stuart (Centre)  United States Atlanta Thrashers Colorado College (NCAA)
136. Billy Thompson (Goaltender)  Canada Florida Panthers Prince George Cougars (WHL)
137. Joel Perrault (Centre)  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
138. Paul Lynch (Defence)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning Valley Jr. Warriors (EJHL)
139. Shawn Collymore (Right Wing)  Canada New York Rangers Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
140. Tomas Plihal (Left Wing)  Czech Republic San Jose Sharks HC Bili Tygri Liberec (CZE)
141. Cole Jarrett (Defence)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
142. Tommi Jäminki (Left Wing)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks Blues (SM-liiga)
143. Frantisek Skladany (Left Wing)  Slovakia Colorado Avalanche Boston University (NCAA)
144. Cody McCormick (C/RW)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Belleville Bulls (OHL)
145. James Hakewill (Defence)  United States Calgary Flames Westminster (USHS)
146. Jussi Timonen (Defence)  Finland Philadelphia Flyers KalPa (SM-liiga)
147. Jiri Jakes (Right Wing)  Czech Republic Boston Bruins Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
148. David Klema (Defence)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
149. Mikko Viitanen (Defence)  Finland Colorado Avalanche Ahmat (SM-liiga)
150. Bernd Bruckler (Goaltender)  Austria Philadelphia Flyers Tri-City Storm (USHL)
151. Kevin Bieksa (Defence)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Bowling Green University (CCHA)
152. Terry Denike (Goaltender)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
153. Tuukka Mäntylä (Defence)  Finland Los Angeles Kings Tappara (SM-liiga)
154. Jake Brenk (Centre)  United States Edmonton Oilers Breck School (Minn.)
155. Michal Vondrka (Centre)  Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres HC České Budějovice (CZE)
156. Andy Schneider (Defence)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Lincoln Stars (USHL)
157. Andreas Jämtin (Right Wing)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings Färjestads BK (SWE)
158. Roman Malek (Goaltender)  Czech Republic Philadelphia Flyers HC Slavia Praha (CZE)
159. Dmitry Semin (Centre)  Russia St. Louis Blues HC Spartak Moscow (KHL)
160. Artem Ternavski (Defence)  Russia Washington Capitals Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
161. Mike Smith (Goaltender)  Canada Dallas Stars Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
162. Stefan Schauer (Defence)  Germany Ottawa Senators Riessersee SC (GER)
163. Andreas Salomonsson (Left Wing)  Sweden New Jersey Devils Djurgårdens IF (SWE)
164. Yuri Trubachev (Centre)  Russia Calgary Flames St. Petersburg (KHL)
165. Pierre-Luc Emond (Centre)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)

Round six

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
166. Andy Chiodo (Goaltender)  Canada New York Islanders St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
167. Michal Blazek (Defence)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars Vsetin HC (CEL)
168. Maxim Kondratiev (Defence)  Russia Toronto Maple Leafs HC Lada Togliatti (RUS)
169. Dustin Johner (Centre)  Canada Florida Panthers Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
170. Jan Tabacek (Defence)  Slovakia Anaheim Ducks Martimex ZTS Martin HC (SVK)
171. Eric Himelfarb (Centre)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Sarnia Sting (OHL)
172. Dennis Seidenberg (Defence)  Germany Philadelphia Flyers Adler Mannheim (GER)
173. Justin Aikins (Right Wing)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Langley Hornets (BCHL)
174. Alexander Golovin (Left Wing)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Avangard Omsk-2 (KHL)
175. Ryan Clowe (Right Wing)  Canada San Jose Sharks Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)
176. Marek Zidlicky (Defence)  Czech Republic New York Rangers HIFK (Helsinki) (SM-liiga)
177. Andrei Razin (Centre)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers Metallurg Magnitogorsk (KHL)
178. Anton Lavrentyev (Centre)  Russia Nashville Predators Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)
179. Andrew Alberts (Defence)  United States Boston Bruins Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL)
180. Scott Polaski (Right Wing)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
181. Daniel Boisclair (Goaltender)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
182. Tom Cavanagh (Centre)  United States San Jose Sharks Phillips Exeter Academy (US Prep)
183. Jaroslav Sklenar (Left Wing)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs HC Brno (CZE)
184. Scott Horvath (Right Wing)  United States Colorado Avalanche UMass-Amherst (NCAA)
185. Mikael Svensk (Defence)  Sweden Edmonton Oilers Frölunda HC Jnrs. (SWE)
186. Petr Puncochar (Defence)  Czech Republic Chicago Blackhawks HC Energie Karlovy Vary (CZE)
187. Artem Vostrikov (Left Wing)  Russia Columbus Blue Jackets Tolyatti-2 (KHL)
188. Art Femenella (Defence)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
189. Pasi Nurminen (Goaltender)  Finland Atlanta Thrashers Jokerit (Helsinki) (SM-liiga)
190. Brett Scheffelmaier (Defence)  Canada St. Louis Blues Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
191. Zbynek Novak (Centre)  Czech Republic Washington Capitals HC Slavia Praha (CZE)
192. Jussi Jokinen (Left Wing)  Finland Dallas Stars Kärpät Jr. (Oulu) (SM-liiga)
193. Brooks Laich (Centre)  Canada Ottawa Senators Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
194. James Massen (Right Wing)  United States New Jersey Devils Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
195. Nick Pannoni (Goaltender)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
196. Charlie Stephens (Centre)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Guelph Storm (OHL)

Round seven

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
197. Jan Holub (Defence)  Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Bílí Tygři Liberec (Liberec) (CZE)
198. Ivan Kolozvary (Centre)  Slovakia Toronto Maple Leafs Dukla Trencin (SVK)
199. Matt Suderman (Defence)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
200. Toni Koivisto (Left Wing)  Finland Florida Panthers Lukko (Rauma) (SM-liiga)
201. Colin FitzRandolph (Right Wing)  United States Atlanta Thrashers Phillips Exeter Academy (NH)
202. Derek Boogaard (Left Wing)  Canada Minnesota Wild Prince George Cougars (WHL)
203. Andrew Archer (Defence)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Guelph Storm (OHL)
204. Raffaele Sannitz (Centre)  Switzerland Columbus Blue Jackets HC Lugano (LSHG)
205. Teemu Jaaskelainen (Defence)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks Ilves Jrs (Tampere) (SM-liiga)
206. Petr Preucil (Left Wing)  Czech Republic New York Rangers Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
207. Garett Bembridge (Right Wing)  Canada Calgary Flames Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
208. Thierry Douville (Defence)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
209. Jordan Sigalet (Goaltender)  Canada Boston Bruins Victoria Grizzlies (BCJHL)
210. Steve Belanger (Goaltender)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
211. Sean Curry (Defence)  United States Carolina Hurricanes Tri-City Americans (WHL)
212. Jason King (Right Wing)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
213. Jan Chovan (Goaltender)  Slovakia Toronto Maple Leafs Belleville Bulls (OHL)
214. Cristobal Huet (Goaltender)  France Los Angeles Kings HC Lugano (LSHG)
215. Dan Baum (Left Wing)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Prince George Cougars (WHL)
216. Oleg Minakov (Centre)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Elektrostal (KHL)
217. Tomas Duba (Goaltender)  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins HC Sparta Praha (CZE)
218. Jan Platil (Defence)  Czech Republic Ottawa Senators Barrie Colts (OHL)
219. Dennis Packard (Left Wing)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning Harvard (NCAA)
220. David Moss (Right Wing)  United States Calgary Flames Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL)
221. Johnny Oduya (Defence)  Sweden Washington Capitals Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
222. Jeremy van Hoof (Defence)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Ottawa 67's (OHL)
223. Brandon Bochenski (Right Wing)  United States Ottawa Senators Lincoln Stars (USHL)
224. Tony Martensson (Centre)  Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Brynäs IF Gavle (Elitserien)
225. David Printz (Defence)  Sweden Philadelphia Flyers Great Falls (AWHL)
226. Pontus Petterstrom (Left Wing)  Sweden New York Rangers Tingsryds (SWE)
227. Marek Svatos (Right Wing)  Slovakia Colorado Avalanche Kootenay Ice (WHL)

Round eight

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
228. Mike Bray (Right Wing)  Canada New York Islanders Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
229. Aaron Voros (Right Wing)  Canada New Jersey Devils Victoria Salsa (BCHL)
230. Leonid Zvachkin (Defence)  Russia New York Rangers Podolsk (RUS)
231. Kyle Bruce (Right Wing)  Canada Florida Panthers Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
232. Martin Gerber (Goaltender)  Switzerland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Langau-Sui (SUI)
233. Joe Campbell (Defence)  United States Calgary Flames Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
234. Calle Aslund (Defence)  Sweden Buffalo Sabres Huddinge (SWE)
235. Neil Petruic (Defence)  Canada Ottawa Senators Kindersley Klippers (SJHL)
236. Ryan Bowness (Right Wing)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Brampton Battalion (OHL)
237. Mike Gabinet (Defence)  Canada Los Angeles Kings U.Nebraska-Omaha (NCAA)
238. Ryan Hollweg (Centre)  United States New York Rangers Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
239. Jake Riddle (Left Wing)  United States Minnesota Wild Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
240. Gustav Grasberg (Left Wing)  Sweden Nashville Predators HC Mora (SWE)
241. Milan Jurcina (Defence)  Slovakia Boston Bruins Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
242. Andrew Murray (Centre)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Bemidji State (CHA)
243. Frank Lukes (Left Wing)  Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
244. Carter Trevisani (Defence)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Ottawa 67's (OHL)
245. Konstantin Mikhailov (Centre)  Russia Vancouver Canucks Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik (KHL)
246. Tomas Mojzis (Defence)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
247. Marek Dubec (Centre)  Slovakia Buffalo Sabres Vsetin HC (CZE)
248. Kari Haakana (Defence)  Finland Edmonton Oilers Jokerit (Helsinki) (SM-liiga)
249. Matthew Maglione (Defence)  United States Washington Capitals Princeton University (NCAA)
250. Brandon Crawford-West (Goaltender)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Texas Tornado (NAHL)
251. Ville Hamalainen (Right Wing)  Finland Calgary Flames SaiPa Lappeenranta (SM-liiga)
252. Jean-Francois Soucy (Left Wing)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Montreal Rocket (QMJHL)
253. Petr Cajanek (Left Wing)  Czech Republic St. Louis Blues RI OKNA Zlín (CZE)
254. Petr Polcik (Left Wing)  Slovakia Washington Capitals HK Ardo Nitra (SVK)
255. Marco Rosa (Centre)  Canada Dallas Stars Merrimack College (NCAA)
256. Gregg Johnson (Centre)  Canada Ottawa Senators Boston University (NCAA)
257. Evgeny Gamalei (Defence)  Russia New Jersey Devils Voskresensk Khimik (KHL)
258. Dmitri Bykov (Defence)  Russia Detroit Red Wings Aq Bars Kazan (RUS)
259. Dmitri Bezrukov (Defence)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (KHL)

Round nine

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
260. Brian Perez (Left Wing)  United States New York Islanders Des Moines (USHL)
261. Vitali Smolyaninov (Defence)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Nizhnekamsk) (RUS)
262. Mario Cartelli (Defence)  Czech Republic Atlanta Thrashers HC Oceláři Třinec (CZE)
263. Jan Blanar (Defence)  Slovakia Florida Panthers Dukla Trencin (SVK)
264. Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau (Right Wing)  Canada Florida Panthers Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
265. Dale Sullivan (Right Wing)  Canada Dallas Stars Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
266. Viktor Ujcik (Right Wing)  Czech Republic Montreal Canadiens HC Slavia Praha (CZE)
267. Ivan Majesky (Defence)  Slovakia Florida Panthers Ilves (Tampere) (SM-liiga)
268. Jeff Miles (Centre)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks University of Vermont (ECAC)
269. Juris Stals (Centre)  Latvia New York Rangers Lukko (Rauma)(SM-liiga)
270. Grant Jacobsen (Centre)  Canada St. Louis Blues Regina Pats (WHL)
271. Mikko Lehtonen (Defence)  Finland Nashville Predators Kärpät (Oulu) (SM-liiga)
272. Ales Pisa (Defence)  Czech Republic Edmonton Oilers HC Pardubice (CZE)
273. Severin Blindenbacher (Defence)  Switzerland Phoenix Coyotes Kloten Flyers (SUI)
274. Peter Reynolds (Defence)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes North Bay Centennials (OHL)
275. Robert Muller (Goaltender)  Germany Washington Capitals Adler Mannheim (GER)
276. Mike Knoepfli (Left Wing)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Georgetown Raiders (OPJA)
277. Sebastian Laplante (Goaltender)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats (NOJHL)
278. Shay Stephenson (Left Wing)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
279. Ryan Jorde (Defence)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Tri-City Americans (WHL)
280. Roman Kuhtinov (Defence)  Russia New York Islanders Novokuznetsk (Novokuznetsk) (RUS)
281. Ilya Solarev (Left Wing)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning Perm (Perm) (RUS)
282. Marcel Rodman (Right Wing)  Slovenia Boston Bruins Peterborough Petes (OHL)
283. Simon Skoog (Defence)  Sweden St. Louis Blues Morrum (Morrum) (SWE Jr.)
284. Viktor Hubl (Left Wing)  Czech Republic Washington Capitals HC Slavia Prague (CZE)
285. Marek Tomica (Right Wing)  Czech Republic Dallas Stars HC Slavia Prague (CZE)
286. Toni Dahlman (Right Wing)  Finland Ottawa Senators Ilves (Tampere) (SM-liiga)
287. Juha-Pekka Ketola (Centre)  Finland New York Islanders Lukko (Rauma) (SM-liiga)
288. Francois Senez (Defence)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Rensselaer (Troy, NY) (ECAC)
289. Henrik Bergfors (Defence)  Sweden Tampa Bay Lightning Södertälje SK (SWE Jr.)

Draft by nationality

Rank Country Amount Percent
1  Canada 106 36.7%
2  United States 41 14.2%
Europe 142 49.1%
3  Russia 38 4.9%
4  Czech Republic 31 5.2%
5  Finland 23 3.9%
6  Sweden 17 5.2%
7  Slovakia 15 3.5%
8  Germany 7 2.4%
9  Switzerland 6 2.1%
10  Austria 2 N/A
11  Latvia 1 N/A
11  Slovenia 1 N/A
11  France 1 N/A
11  Kazakhstan 1 N/A

See also


  • Diamond, Dan, ed (2001). National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2002. National Hockey League. 


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