1996 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Draft Class
Team
Position
Trade
Nationality

Round 1

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
1Ottawa Senators-Chris PhillipsCanadaD-
2San Jose Sharks-Andrei Zyuzin-
3New York Islanders-Jean-Pierre DumontCanadaRW-
4Washington Capitalslos_angeles_kings_89_98Alexander Volchkov-
5Dallas Stars-Ric Jackman-
6Edmonton Oilers-Boyd DevereauxCanadaLW-
7Buffalo Sabres-Erik Rasmussen-
8Boston Bruinshartford_whalersJohnathan Aitken-
9Anaheim Ducks-Ruslan SaleiBelarusD-
10New Jersey Devils-Lance Ward-
11Arizona Coyotes-Dan Focht-
12Vancouver Canucks-Josh Holden-
13Calgary Flames-Derek MorrisCanadaD-
14St. Louis Blues-Marty ReasonerUnited StatesC-
15Philadelphia Flyerstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Dainius ZubrusLithuaniaLW-
16Tampa Bay Lightning-Mario Larocque-
17Washington Capitals-Jaroslav Svejkovsky-
18Montreal Canadiens-Matt Higgins-
19Edmonton Oilersboston_bruins_96_07Matthieu Descoteaux-
20Florida Panthers-Marcus Nilson-
21San Jose Sharkschicago_blackhawksMarco Sturm-
22New York Rangers-Jeff Brown-
23Pittsburgh Penguins-Craig Hillier-
24Arizona Coyotesphiladelphia_flyersDaniel BriereCanadaC-
25Colorado Avalanche-Peter Ratchuk-
26Detroit Red Wings-Jesse Wallin-

Round 2

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
27Buffalo Sabresottawa_senators_92_97Cory Sarich-
28Pittsburgh Penguinssan_jose_sharks_99_07Pavel Skrbek-
29New York Islanders-Dan LaCoutureUnited StatesLW-
30Los Angeles Kings-Josh GreenCanadaC, LW-
31Chicago Blackhawksdallas_stars_93_13Remi Royer-
32Edmonton Oilers-Chris Hajt-
33Buffalo Sabres-Darren Van Oene-
34Hartford Whalers-Trevor Wasyluk-
35Anaheim Ducks-Matt CullenUnited StatesC, LW-
36Toronto Maple Leafsnew_jersey_devilsMarek Posmyk-
37Los Angeles Kingsarizona_coyotes_96_03Marian Cisar-
38New Jersey Devilsvancouver_canucks_79_97Wes Mason-
39Calgary Flames-Travis Brigley-
40Calgary Flamesst_louise_blues_85_98Steve BeginCanadaC-
41New Jersey Devilstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Josh DeWolf-
42Chicago Blackhawkstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Jeff Paul-
43Washington Capitals-Jan Bulis-
44Montreal Canadiens-Mathieu GaronCanadaG-
45Boston Bruins-Henry Kuster-
46Chicago Blackhawksflorida_panthers_94_16Geoff Peters-
47New Jersey Devilschicago_blackhawksPierre Dagenais-
48New York Rangers-Daniel Goneau-
49New Jersey Devilspittsburgh_penguins_93_02Colin WhiteCanadaD-
50Toronto Maple Leafsphiladelphia_flyersFrancis Larivee-
51Colorado Avalanche-Yuri Babenko-
52Detroit Red Wings-Aren Miller-

Round 3

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
53Boston Bruinsottawa_senators_92_97Eric Naud-
54Buffalo Sabres-Francois Methot-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Dale Hawerchuk [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
55San Jose Sharks-Terry Friesen-
56New York Islanders-Zdeno CharaSlovakiaD-
57Los Angeles Kings-Greg Phillips-
58Washington Capitalsdallas_stars_93_13Sergei Zimakov-
59Edmonton Oilers-Tom PotiUnited StatesD-
60Florida Panthersbuffalo_sabres_71_96Chris Allen-
61Hartford Whalers-Andrei Petrunin-
62Arizona Coyotesanaheim_ducks_93_06Per-Anton Lundstrom-
63New Jersey Devils-Scott Parker-
64Philadelphia Flyersarizona_coyotes_96_03Chester Gallant-
65Florida Panthersvancouver_canucks_79_97Oleg Kvasha-
66Toronto Maple Leafscalgary_flamesMike Lankshear-
67St. Louis Blues-Gordie Dwyer-
68Toronto Maple Leafs-Konstantin Kalmikov-
69Tampa Bay Lightning-Curtis Tipler-
70Dallas Starswashington_capitals_96_02Jon SimCanadaLW-
71Montreal Canadiens-Arron AshamCanadaRW-
72Pittsburgh Penguinsboston_bruins_96_07Boyd KaneCanadaLW, C-
73Calgary Flamesflorida_panthers_94_16Dmitri Vlasenkov-
74Washington Capitalschicago_blackhawksDavid Weninger-
75Vancouver Canucks-Zenith Komarniski-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Geoff Courtnall [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
76New York Rangers-Dmitry Subbotin-
77Pittsburgh Penguins-Boris Protsenko-
78Washington Capitalsphiladelphia_flyersShawn McNeil-
79Colorado Avalanche-Mark ParrishUnited StatesRW-
80Boston Bruinsdetroit_red_wingsJason Doyle-

Round 4

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
81Ottawa Senators-Antti-Jussi Niemi-
82Florida Pantherssan_jose_sharks_99_07Joey Tetarenko-
83New York Islanders-Tyrone Garner-
84Los Angeles Kings-Mikael Simons-
85Washington Capitalsdallas_stars_93_13Justin Davis-
86Toronto Maple Leafsedmonton_oilers_96_11Jason Sessa-
87Buffalo Sabres-Kurt Walsh-
88Hartford Whalers-Craig MacDonaldCanadaC-
89Calgary Flames-Toni LydmanFinlandD-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Joel Otto [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
90Dallas Starsanaheim_ducks_93_06Mike Hurley-
91New Jersey Devils-Josef Boumedienne-
92Montreal Canadiensarizona_coyotes_96_03Kim Staal-
93Vancouver Canucks-Jonas Soling-
94Calgary Flames-Christian Lefebvre-
95St. Louis Blues-Jon Zukiwsky-
96Los Angeles Kingstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Eric BelangerCanadaC-
97St. Louis Bluestampa_bay_lightning_92_07Andrei Petrakov-
98Colorado Avalanchewashington_capitals_96_02Ben Storey-
99Montreal Canadiens-Etienne Drapeau-
100Boston Bruins-Trent WhitfieldCanadaC-
101New Jersey Devils-Josh MacNevin-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Bruce Driver [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
102San Jose Sharksflorida_panthers_94_16Matt BradleyCanadaRW, LW-
103Toronto Maple Leafschicago_blackhawksVladimir Antipov-
104Hartford Whalersnew_york_rangersSteve Wasylko-
105Pittsburgh Penguins-Michal RozsívalCzech RepublicD-
106Buffalo Sabresphiladelphia_flyersMike Martone-
107Colorado Avalanche-Randy Petruk-
108Detroit Red Wings-Johan Forsander-

Round 5

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
109New York Islandersottawa_senators_92_97Andrew Berenzweig-
110Toronto Maple Leafssan_jose_sharks_99_07Peter Cava-
111Toronto Maple Leafsnew_york_islandersBrandon Sugden-
112Dallas Starslos_angeles_kings_89_98Ryan Christie-
113Dallas Stars-Evgeny Tsybuk-
114Edmonton Oilers-Brian Urick-
115Buffalo Sabres-Alexei Tezikov-
116Hartford Whalers-Mark McMahon-
117Anaheim Ducks-Brendan Buckley-
118New Jersey Devils-Glenn Crawford-
119Arizona Coyotes-Richard Lintner-
120Los Angeles Kings-Jesse Black-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Grant Fuhr [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
121Vancouver Canucks-Tyler Prosofsky-
122Calgary Flames-Josef Straka-
123Los Angeles Kingsst_louise_blues_85_98Peter Hogan-
Feb 27, 1996
Los Angeles Kings Acquire:
Los Angeles Kings
1997 1st round pick (STL - #15 - Matt Zultek)
1996 5th round pick (STL - #123 - Peter Hogan)
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
124Philadelphia Flyerstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Per-Ragnar Bergkvist-
125Tampa Bay Lightning-Jason Robinson-
126Washington Capitals-Matt Lahey-
127Montreal Canadiens-Daniel Archambault-
128New York Islandersboston_bruins_96_07Petr Sachl-
129Florida Panthers-Andrew Long-
130Chicago Blackhawks-Andy Johnson-
131New York Rangers-Colin Pepperall-
132Boston Bruinspittsburgh_penguins_93_02Elias Abrahamsson-
133Philadelphia Flyers-Jesse Boulerice-
134Colorado Avalanche-Luke Curtin-
135Detroit Red Wings-Michal Podolka-

Round 6

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
136Ottawa Senators-Andreas Dackell-
137San Jose Sharks-Michel Larocque-
138New York Islanders-Todd Miller-
139Arizona Coyoteslos_angeles_kings_89_98Robert Esche-
140Toronto Maple Leafsdallas_stars_93_13Dmitriy Yakushin-
141Edmonton Oilers-Bryan Randall-
142Buffalo Sabres-Ryan DavisCanadaRW-
143Hartford Whalers-Aaron Baker-
144Detroit Red Wingsanaheim_ducks_93_06Magnus Nilsson-
145New Jersey Devils-Sean Ritchlin-
146Colorado Avalanchearizona_coyotes_96_03Brian WillsieCanadaRW-
147Vancouver Canucks-Nolan McDonald-
148Toronto Maple Leafscalgary_flamesChris Bogas-
149Anaheim Ducksst_louise_blues_85_98Blaine Russell-
150Pittsburgh Penguins-Peter Bergman-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Joe Mullen [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
151Toronto Maple Leafs-Lucio DeMartinis-
152Tampa Bay Lightning-Nikolai Ignatov-
153Washington Capitals-A.J. Van Bruggen-
154Montreal Canadiens-Brett ClarkCanadaC-
155Boston Bruins-Chris Lane-
156Florida Panthers-Gaetan Poirier-
157Tampa Bay Lightningchicago_blackhawksXavier Delisle-
158New York Rangers-Ola Sandberg-
159St. Louis Bluespittsburgh_penguins_93_02Stephen Wagner-
160Colorado Avalanchephiladelphia_flyersKai Fischer-
161Buffalo Sabrescolorado_avalancheDarren Mortier-
162Detroit Red Wings-Alexandre Jacques-

Round 7

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
163Ottawa Senators-Francois Hardy-
164San Jose Sharks-Jake Deadmarsh-
165New York Islanders-J.R. Prestifilippo-
166Dallas Starslos_angeles_kings_89_98Eoin McInerney-
167Colorado Avalanchedallas_stars_93_13Dan HinoteUnited StatesRW-
168Edmonton Oilers-David Bernier-
169St. Louis Bluesbuffalo_sabres_71_96Daniel Corso-
170Edmonton Oilerspittsburgh_penguins_93_02Brandon Lafrance-
Pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Kjell Samuelsson [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
171Hartford Whalers-Greg Kuznik-
172Anaheim Ducks-Timo Ahmaoja-
173New Jersey Devils-Daryl Andrews-
174Arizona Coyotes-Trevor LetowskiCanadaRW-
175Vancouver Canucks-Clint Cabana-
176Colorado Avalanchecalgary_flamesSamuel PahlssonSwedenC-
177St. Louis Blues-Reed Low-
178Toronto Maple Leafs-Reggie Berg-
179Tampa Bay Lightning-Pavel KubinaCzech RepublicD-
180Washington Capitals-Mike Anderson-
181Montreal Canadiens-Timo Vertala-
182Boston Bruins-Tom Brown-
183Florida Panthers-Alexandre Couture-
184Chicago Blackhawks-Mike Vellinga-
185New York Rangers-Jeff Dessner-
186Pittsburgh Penguins-Eric Meloche-
187Philadelphia Flyers-Roman Malov-
188Colorado Avalanche-Roman Pylner-
189Detroit Red Wings-Colin Beardsmore-

Round 8

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
190Los Angeles Kingsottawa_senators_92_97Steve Valiquette-
191San Jose Sharks-Cory Cyrenne-
192New York Islanders-Evgeny Korolev-
193Los Angeles Kings-Kai Nurminen-
194Dallas Stars-Joel Kwiatkowski-
195Edmonton Oilers-Fernando PisaniCanadaRW-
196St. Louis Bluesbuffalo_sabres_71_96Andrej Podkonicky-
197Hartford Whalers-Kevin Marsh-
198Anaheim Ducks-Kevin Kellett-
199New Jersey Devils-Willie MitchellCanadaD-
200Arizona Coyotes-Nick Lent-
201Vancouver Canucks-Jeff Scissons-
202Calgary Flames-Ryan Wade-
203St. Louis Blues-Tony Hutchins-
204Toronto Maple Leafs-Tomas KaberleCzech RepublicD-
205New Jersey Devilstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Jay Bertsch-
206Washington Capitals-Oleg Orekhovsky-
207Montreal Canadiens-Mattia Baldi-
208Boston Bruins-Bob Prier-
209Florida Panthers-Denis Khlopotnov-
210Chicago Blackhawks-Chris Twerdun-
211New York Rangers-Ryan McKie-
212Ottawa Senatorspittsburgh_penguins_93_02Erich Goldmann-
213Philadelphia Flyers-Jeff Milliker-
214Colorado Avalanche-Matt Scorsune-
215Detroit Red Wings-Craig Stahl-

Round 9

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
216Ottawa Senators-Ivan Ciernik-
217San Jose Sharks-David Thibeault-
218New York Islanders-Mike Muzechka-
219Los Angeles Kings-Sebastien Simard-
220Dallas Stars-Nick Bootland-
221Edmonton Oilers-John Hultberg-
222Buffalo Sabres-Scott Buhler-
223Hartford Whalers-Craig AdamsBrunei DarussalamRW-
224Anaheim Ducks-Tobias Johansson-
225New Jersey Devils-Pasi Petrilainen-
226Arizona Coyotes-Marc-Etienne Hubert-
227Vancouver Canucks-Lubomir Vaic-
228Calgary Flames-Ronald Petrovicky-
229St. Louis Blues-Konstantin Shafronov-
230Toronto Maple Leafs-Jared Hope-
231Hartford Whalerstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Askhat Rakhmatulin-
232Washington Capitals-Chad Cavanagh-
233Montreal Canadiens-Michel Tremblay-
234Boston Bruins-Anders Soderberg-
235Florida Panthers-Russell Smith-
236Chicago Blackhawks-Andrei Kozyrev-
237New York Rangers-Ronnie Sundin-
238Pittsburgh Penguins-Timo Seikkula-
239Ottawa Senatorsphiladelphia_flyersSami SaloFinlandD-
240Colorado Avalanche-Justin Clark-
241Detroit Red Wings-Evgeny Afanasiev-