1997 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Draft Class
Team
Position
Trade
Nationality

Round 1

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Boston Bruins-Joe ThorntonCanadaC, LW-
San Jose Sharks-Patrick MarleauCanadaLW, C-
Los Angeles Kings-Olli JokinenFinlandC-
New York Islanderstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Roberto LuongoCanadaG-
New York Islanders-Eric BrewerCanadaD-
Calgary Flames-Daniel Tkaczuk-
Tampa Bay Lightning-Paul MaraUnited StatesD-
Boston Bruinscarolina_hurricanesSergei SamsonovRussiaLW, RW-
Washington Capitals-Nick BoyntonCanadaRD-
Vancouver Canucks-Brad FerenceCanadaD-
Montreal Canadiens-Jason WardCanadaRW-
Ottawa Senators-Marián HossaSlovakiaRW-
Chicago Blackhawks-Daniel ClearyCanadaRW-
Edmonton Oilers-Michel Riesen-
Los Angeles Kingsst_louise_blues_85_98Matt Zultek-
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
Arizona Coyoteschicago_blackhawksTy Jones-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Robert Dome-
Anaheim Ducks-Michael Holmqvist-
New York Rangers-Stefan Cherneski-
Florida Panthers-Mike Brown-
Buffalo Sabres-Mika NoronenFinlandG-
Carolina Hurricanesdetroit_red_wingsNikos Tselios-
Oct. 9, 1996
Hartford Whalers Acquire:
Hartford Whalers
1997 1st round pick (DET - #22 - Nikos Tselios)
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
San Jose Sharksphiladelphia_flyersScott HannanCanadaD-
New Jersey Devils-J.F. Damphousse-
Dallas Stars-Brenden MorrowCanadaLW-
Colorado Avalanche-Kevin Grimes-

Round 2

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Boston Bruins-Ben ClymerUnited StatesD-
Carolina Hurricanessan_jose_sharks_99_07Brad DeFauw-
Los Angeles Kings-Scott Barney-
Philadelphia Flyerstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Jean-Marc Pelletier-
New York Islanders-Jeff Zehr-
Calgary Flames-Evan Lindsay-
Tampa Bay Lightning-Kyle Kos-
Vancouver Canuckscarolina_hurricanesRyan Bonni-
Washington Capitals-Jean-Francois Fortin-
Vancouver Canucks-Harold Druken-
Montreal Canadiens-Gregor Baumgartner-
New Jersey Devilsottawa_senators_92_97Stanislav Gron-
Chicago Blackhawks-Jeremy ReichCanadaLW-
St. Louis Blues-Tyler Rennette-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent <a href="/players/">Wayne Gretzky</a> [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
Edmonton Oilers-Patrick Dovigi-
Calgary Flamesst_louise_blues_85_98John Tripp-
Arizona Coyotes-Juha Gustafsson-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Brian Gaffaney-
Anaheim Ducks-Maxim Balmochnykh-
New York Rangers-Wes Jarvis-
Florida Panthers-Kristian HuseliusSwedenLW-
Buffalo Sabres-Henrik TallinderSwedenLD-
Detroit Red Wings-Yuri Butsayev-
Philadelphia Flyers-Pat Kavanagh-
Calgary Flamesnew_jersey_devilsDmitri Kokorev-
Dallas Stars-Roman Lyashenko-
Colorado Avalanche-Graham Belak-

Round 3

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Boston Bruins-Mattias Karlin-
Colorado Avalanchesan_jose_sharks_99_07Rick BerryCanadaLD-
Florida Pantherslos_angeles_kings_89_98Vratislav Cech-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Jeff Farkas-
Ottawa Senatorsnew_jersey_devilsJani HurmeFinlandG-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent <a href="/players/">Phil Housley</a> [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
New York Islanders-Jarrett Smith-
Calgary Flames-Derek Schutz-
Tampa Bay Lightning-Matt Elich-
Philadelphia Flyerscarolina_hurricanesKris Mallette-
Boston Bruinswashington_capitals_96_02Lee Goren-
Vancouver Canucks-Kyle Freadrich-
Montreal Canadiens-Ilkka Mikkola-
Ottawa Senators-Josh LangfeldUnited StatesRW-
Chicago Blackhawks-Mike Souza-
Edmonton Oilers-Sergei Yerkovich-
Buffalo Sabresst_louise_blues_85_98Maxim AfinogenovRussiaRW-
Calgary Flamesarizona_coyotes_96_03_21Erik Andersson-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Josef MelicharCzech RepublicLD-
Anaheim Ducks-Jay Legault-
New York Rangers-Burke Henry-
Florida Panthers-Nick Smith-
Buffalo Sabres-Jeff Martin-
Detroit Red Wings-Petr Sykora-
Dallas Starsphiladelphia_flyersSteve Gainey-
Colorado Avalanchenew_jersey_devilsVille NieminenFinlandLW, RW-
New York Islandersdallas_stars_93_13Robert Schnabel-
Carolina Hurricanescolorado_avalancheFrancis LessardCanadaRW-

Round 4

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Boston Bruins-Karol Bartanus-
San Jose Sharks-Adam Colagiacomo-
Los Angeles Kings-Joe CorvoUnited StatesD-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Adam MairCanadaRW-
New York Islanders-Petr Mika-
St. Louis Bluescalgary_flamesDidier Tremblay-
Colorado Avalanchetampa_bay_lightning_92_07Brad LarsenCanadaLW-
Carolina Hurricanes-Shane Willis-
Washington Capitals-Curtis Cruickshank-
Vancouver Canucks-Chris Stanley-
Montreal Canadiens-Daniel Tetrault-
Calgary Flamesottawa_senators_92_97Chris St. Croix-
New York Rangerschicago_blackhawksTomi Kallarsson-
Edmonton Oilers-Jonas Elofsson-
Florida Panthersst_louise_blues_85_98Ivan Novoseltsev-
Arizona Coyotes-Scott McCallum-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Alexander Mathieu-
St. Louis Bluesanaheim_ducks_93_06Jan Horacek-
Los Angeles Kingsnew_york_rangersSean Blanchard-
Calgary Flamesflorida_panthers_94_16Ryan Ready-
Buffalo Sabres-Luc Theoret-
Detroit Red Wings-Quintin LaingCanadaLW-
Philadelphia Flyers-Mikhail Chernov-
New Jersey Devils-Lucas Nehrling-
Dallas Stars-Marc Kristoffersson-
St. Louis Bluescolorado_avalancheJame Pollock-

Round 5

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San Jose Sharksboston_bruins_96_07Adam Nittel-
Tampa Bay Lightningsan_jose_sharks_99_07Mark Thompson-
Tampa Bay Lightninglos_angeles_kings_89_98Jan Sulc-
Chicago Blackhawks-Ben Simon-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent <a href="/players/">Joe Murphy</a> [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
Toronto Maple Leafs-Frank Mrazek-
Tampa Bay Lightningnew_york_islandersKarel Betik-
Calgary Flames-Martin Moise-
Vancouver Canuckstampa_bay_lightning_92_07David Darguzas-
New York Islanderscarolina_hurricanesAdam Edinger-
Washington Capitals-Kevin Caulfield-
Vancouver Canucks-Matt Cockell-
Montreal Canadiens-Konstantin Sidulov-
Ottawa Senators-Magnus Arvedson-
Chicago Blackhawks-Pete Gardiner-
Edmonton Oilers-Jason ChimeraCanadaLW, RW-
Montreal Canadiensst_louise_blues_85_98Gennady Razin-
Arizona Coyotes-Curtis Suter-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Harlan Pratt-
Anaheim Ducks-Luc Vaillancourt-
New York Rangers-Jason McLean-
Florida Panthers-Pat Parthenais-
Buffalo Sabres-Torrey DiRoberto-
Detroit Red Wings-John Wikstrom-
Chicago Blackhawksphiladelphia_flyersKyle CalderCanadaLW-
New Jersey Devils-Jiri Bicek-
Dallas Stars-Teemu Elomo-
Colorado Avalanche-Aaron Miskovich-
New York Rangers-Johan Lindbom-
Received as compensation for free agent <a href="/players/">Jari Kurri</a> [Source: ProSportsTransactions]

Round 6

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Boston Bruins-Denis Timofeyev-
New York Rangerssan_jose_sharks_99_07Mike YorkUnited StatesC-
Los Angeles Kings-Richard Seeley-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Eric Gooldy-
New York Islanders-Bobby Leavins-
Calgary Flames-Ilja Demidov-
Edmonton Oilerstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Peter Sarno-
Carolina Hurricanes-Kyle Dafoe-
Washington Capitals-Henrik Petre-
Vancouver Canucks-Matt CookeCanadaLW-
Montreal Canadiens-Jonathan Desroches-
Ottawa Senators-Jeffrey Sullivan-
Chicago Blackhawks-Heath Gordon-
Vancouver Canucksedmonton_oilers_96_11Larry Shapley-
St. Louis Blues-Nicholas Bilotto-
Los Angeles Kings-Jeff Katcher-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Tony Granato [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
Arizona Coyotes-Robert Francz-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Petr Havelka-
Tampa Bay Lightninganaheim_ducks_93_06Andrei Skopintsev-
New York Rangers-Shawn Degagne-
Florida Panthers-Keith Delaney-
Buffalo Sabres-Brian CampbellCanadaLD-
Detroit Red Wings-B.J. Young-
Philadelphia Flyers-Jordon Flodell-
New Jersey Devils-Sascha Goc-
Dallas Stars-Alexei Timkin-
Colorado Avalanche-David AebischerSwitzerlandG-

Round 7

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Boston Bruins-Joel Trottier-
San Jose Sharks-Joe Dusbabek-
Philadelphia Flyerslos_angeles_kings_89_98Todd FedorukCanadaLW-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Hugo Marchand-
New York Islanders-Kris Knoblauch-
Calgary Flames-Jeremy Rondeau-
Tampa Bay Lightning-Justin Jack-
Carolina Hurricanes-Andrew Merrick-
Tampa Bay Lightningwashington_capitals_96_02Eero Somervuori-
Vancouver Canucks-Rod Leroux-
Montreal Canadiens-Ben GuiteCanadaC-
Ottawa Senators-Robin Bacul-
Chicago Blackhawks-Jared Smith-
New York Rangers-Johan HolmqvistSwedenG-
Compensatory pick received from NHL for free agent Kevin Lowe [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
Edmonton Oilers-Kevin Bolibruck-
St. Louis Blues-Ladislav NagySlovakiaLW, RW-
Anaheim Ducksarizona_coyotes_96_03_21Tony Mohagen-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Mark Moore-
Boston Bruins-Jim Baxter-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Dave Reid [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
Anaheim Ducks-Mat Snesrud-
New York Rangers-Mike MottauUnited StatesLD-
Florida Panthers-Tyler Palmer-
Buffalo Sabres-Jeremy Adduono-
Tampa Bay Lightning-Samuel St. Pierre-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Michel Petit [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
Detroit Red Wings-Mike Laceby-
Edmonton Oilersphiladelphia_flyersChad Hinz-
New Jersey Devils-Mathieu Benoit-
Dallas Stars-Jeff McKercher-
Toronto Maple Leafscolorado_avalancheShawn ThorntonCanadaLW, RW-

Round 8

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Boston Bruins-Antti Laaksonen-
San Jose Sharks-Cam SeversonCanadaLW-
Los Angeles Kings-Jay Kopischke-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Russ Bartlett-
Carolina Hurricanes-Niklas NordgrenSwedenRW-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Brad McCrimmon [Source: PropSportsTransactions]
New York Islanders-Jeremy Symington-
Montreal Canadienscalgary_flamesPetr Kubos-
Tampa Bay Lightning-Shawn Skolney-
Carolina Hurricanes-Randy Fitzgerald-
Washington Capitals-Pierre-Luc Therrien-
Vancouver Canucks-Denis Martynyuk-
Montreal Canadiens-Andrei Sidyakin-
Ottawa Senators-Nick Gillis-
Chicago Blackhawks-Sergei Shikhanov-
Edmonton Oilers-Chris Kerr-
St. Louis Blues-Bob Haglund-
Arizona Coyotes-Alex Andreyev-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Andrew FerenceCanadaRD-
Anaheim Ducks-Rene Stussi-
New York Rangers-Andrew Proskurnicki-
Florida Panthers-Doug Schueller-
Buffalo Sabres-Kamil Piros-
Detroit Red Wings-Steve Wilejto-
Philadelphia Flyers-Marko Kauppinen-
New Jersey Devils-Scott ClemmensenUnited StatesG-
Dallas Stars-Alexei Komarov-
Colorado Avalanche-Doug Schmidt-

Round 9

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Boston Bruins-Eric Van Acker-
San Jose Sharks-Mark SmithCanadaC-
Los Angeles Kings-Konrad Brand-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Jonathan Hedstrom-
New York Islanders-Ryan Clark-
Calgary Flames-Dustin Paul-
Tampa Bay Lightning-Paul Comrie-
Carolina Hurricanes-Kent McDonell-
Washington Capitals-Matt Oikawa-
Vancouver Canucks-Peter Brady-
Montreal Canadiens-Jarl Ygranes-
Ottawa Senators-Karel RachunekCzech RepublicRD-
Chicago Blackhawks-Chris Feil-
Edmonton Oilers-Alexander Fomitchev-
St. Louis Blues-Dmitri Plekhanov-
Arizona Coyotes-Wyatt SmithUnited StatesC-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Eric Lind-
Anaheim Ducks-Tommi Degerman-
New York Rangers-Richard Miller-
Florida Panthers-Benoit Cote-
Buffalo Sabres-Dylan Kemp-
Detroit Red Wings-Greg Willers-
Philadelphia Flyers-Par Styf-
New Jersey Devils-Jan Sorinko-
Dallas Stars-Brett McLean-
Colorado Avalanche-Kyle Kidney-
St. Louis Blues-Marek Ivan-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Charlie Huddy [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
Boston Bruinscolorado_avalancheSteve Lafleur-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Joe Mullen [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
Colorado Avalancheboston_bruins_96_07Jay HendersonCanadaLW-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Dave Hannon [Source: ProSportsTransactions]