1997 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Draft Class
Team
Position
Trade
Nationality

Round 1

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
1Logo of the Boston Bruins-Joe ThorntonCanadaC, LW-
2Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Patrick MarleauCanadaLW, C-
3Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Olli JokinenFinlandC-
4Logo of the New York IslandersLogo of the toronto_maple_leafs_88_16Roberto LuongoCanadaG-
5Logo of the New York Islanders-Eric BrewerCanadaD-
6Logo of the Calgary Flames-Daniel Tkaczuk-
7Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Paul MaraUnited StatesD-
8Logo of the Boston BruinsLogo of the carolina_hurricanesSergei SamsonovRussiaLW, RW-
9Logo of the Washington Capitals-Nick BoyntonCanadaRD-
10Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Brad FerenceCanadaD-
11Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Jason WardCanadaRW-
12Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Marián HossaSlovakiaRW-
13Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Daniel ClearyCanadaRW-
14Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Michel Riesen-
15Logo of the Los Angeles KingsLogo of the st_louise_blues_85_98Matt Zultek-
Feb. 27, 1996
Los Angeles Kings Acquire:
Logo of the Los Angeles Kings
1997 1st round pick (STL - #15 - Matt Zultek)
1996 5th round pick (STL - #123 - Peter Hogan)
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
Logo of the St. Louis Blues
16Logo of the Phoenix CoyotesLogo of the chicago_blackhawksTy Jones-
17Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Robert Dome-
18Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Michael Holmqvist-
19Logo of the New York Rangers-Stefan Cherneski-
20Logo of the Florida Panthers-Mike Brown-
21Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Mika NoronenFinlandG-
22Logo of the Carolina HurricanesLogo of the detroit_red_wingsNikos Tselios-
Oct. 9, 1996
Hartford Whalers Acquire:
Logo of the Hartford Whalers
1997 1st round pick (DET - #22 - Nikos Tselios)
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Logo of the Detroit Red Wings
23Logo of the San Jose SharksLogo of the philadelphia_flyersScott HannanCanadaD-
24Logo of the New Jersey Devils-J.F. Damphousse-
25Logo of the Dallas Stars-Brenden MorrowCanadaLW-
26Logo of the Colorado Avalanche-Kevin Grimes-

Round 2

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
27Logo of the Boston Bruins-Ben ClymerUnited StatesD-
28Logo of the Carolina HurricanesLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Brad DeFauw-
29Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Scott Barney-
30Logo of the Philadelphia FlyersLogo of the toronto_maple_leafs_88_16Jean-Marc Pelletier-
31Logo of the New York Islanders-Jeff Zehr-
32Logo of the Calgary Flames-Evan Lindsay-
33Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Kyle Kos-
34Logo of the Vancouver CanucksLogo of the carolina_hurricanesRyan Bonni-
35Logo of the Washington Capitals-Jean-Francois Fortin-
36Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Harold Druken-
37Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Gregor Baumgartner-
38Logo of the New Jersey DevilsLogo of the ottawa_senators_92_97Stanislav Gron-
39Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Jeremy ReichCanadaLW-
40Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Tyler Rennette-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Wayne Gretzky [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
41Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Patrick Dovigi-
42Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the st_louise_blues_85_98John Tripp-
43Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Juha Gustafsson-
44Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Brian Gaffaney-
45Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Maxim Balmochnykh-
46Logo of the New York Rangers-Wes Jarvis-
47Logo of the Florida Panthers-Kristian HuseliusSwedenLW-
48Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Henrik TallinderSwedenLD-
49Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Yuri Butsayev-
50Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Pat Kavanagh-
51Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the new_jersey_devilsDmitri Kokorev-
52Logo of the Dallas Stars-Roman Lyashenko-
53Logo of the Colorado Avalanche-Graham Belak-

Round 3

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
54Logo of the Boston Bruins-Mattias Karlin-
55Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Rick BerryCanadaLD-
56Logo of the Florida PanthersLogo of the los_angeles_kings_89_98Vratislav Cech-
57Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Jeff Farkas-
58Logo of the Ottawa SenatorsLogo of the new_jersey_devilsJani HurmeFinlandG-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Phil Housley [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
59Logo of the New York Islanders-Jarrett Smith-
60Logo of the Calgary Flames-Derek Schutz-
61Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Matt Elich-
62Logo of the Philadelphia FlyersLogo of the carolina_hurricanesKris Mallette-
63Logo of the Boston BruinsLogo of the washington_capitals_96_02Lee Goren-
64Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Kyle Freadrich-
65Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Ilkka Mikkola-
66Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Josh LangfeldUnited StatesRW-
67Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Mike Souza-
68Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Sergei Yerkovich-
69Logo of the Buffalo SabresLogo of the st_louise_blues_85_98Maxim AfinogenovRussiaRW-
70Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the arizona_coyotes_96_03_21Erik Andersson-
71Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Josef MelicharCzech RepublicLD-
72Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Jay Legault-
73Logo of the New York Rangers-Burke Henry-
74Logo of the Florida Panthers-Nick Smith-
75Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Jeff Martin-
76Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Petr Sykora-
77Logo of the Dallas StarsLogo of the philadelphia_flyersSteve Gainey-
78Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the new_jersey_devilsVille NieminenFinlandLW, RW-
79Logo of the New York IslandersLogo of the dallas_stars_93_13Robert Schnabel-
80Logo of the Carolina HurricanesLogo of the colorado_avalancheFrancis LessardCanadaRW-

Round 4

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
81Logo of the Boston Bruins-Karol Bartanus-
82Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Adam Colagiacomo-
83Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Joe CorvoUnited StatesD-
84Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Adam MairCanadaRW-
85Logo of the New York Islanders-Petr Mika-
86Logo of the St. Louis BluesLogo of the calgary_flamesDidier Tremblay-
87Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07Brad LarsenCanadaLW-
88Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Shane Willis-
89Logo of the Washington Capitals-Curtis Cruickshank-
90Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Chris Stanley-
91Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Daniel Tetrault-
92Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the ottawa_senators_92_97Chris St. Croix-
93Logo of the New York RangersLogo of the chicago_blackhawksTomi Kallarsson-
94Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Jonas Elofsson-
95Logo of the Florida PanthersLogo of the st_louise_blues_85_98Ivan Novoseltsev-
96Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Scott McCallum-
97Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Alexander Mathieu-
98Logo of the St. Louis BluesLogo of the anaheim_ducks_93_06Jan Horacek-
99Logo of the Los Angeles KingsLogo of the new_york_rangersSean Blanchard-
100Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the florida_panthers_94_16Ryan Ready-
101Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Luc Theoret-
102Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Quintin LaingCanadaLW-
103Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Mikhail Chernov-
104Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Lucas Nehrling-
105Logo of the Dallas Stars-Marc Kristoffersson-
106Logo of the St. Louis BluesLogo of the colorado_avalancheJame Pollock-

Round 5

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
107Logo of the San Jose SharksLogo of the boston_bruins_96_07Adam Nittel-
108Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Mark Thompson-
109Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the los_angeles_kings_89_98Jan Sulc-
110Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Ben Simon-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Joe Murphy [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
111Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Frank Mrazek-
112Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the new_york_islandersKarel Betik-
113Logo of the Calgary Flames-Martin Moise-
114Logo of the Vancouver CanucksLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07David Darguzas-
115Logo of the New York IslandersLogo of the carolina_hurricanesAdam Edinger-
116Logo of the Washington Capitals-Kevin Caulfield-
117Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Matt Cockell-
118Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Konstantin Sidulov-
119Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Magnus Arvedson-
120Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Pete Gardiner-
121Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Jason ChimeraCanadaLW, RW-
122Logo of the Montreal CanadiensLogo of the st_louise_blues_85_98Gennady Razin-
123Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Curtis Suter-
124Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Harlan Pratt-
125Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Luc Vaillancourt-
126Logo of the New York Rangers-Jason McLean-
127Logo of the Florida Panthers-Pat Parthenais-
128Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Torrey DiRoberto-
129Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-John Wikstrom-
130Logo of the Chicago BlackhawksLogo of the philadelphia_flyersKyle CalderCanadaLW-
131Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Jiri Bicek-
132Logo of the Dallas Stars-Teemu Elomo-
133Logo of the Colorado Avalanche-Aaron Miskovich-
134Logo of the New York Rangers-Johan Lindbom-
Received as compensation for free agent Jari Kurri [Source: ProSportsTransactions]

Round 6

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
135Logo of the Boston Bruins-Denis Timofeyev-
136Logo of the New York RangersLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Mike YorkUnited StatesC-
137Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Richard Seeley-
138Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Eric Gooldy-
139Logo of the New York Islanders-Bobby Leavins-
140Logo of the Calgary Flames-Ilja Demidov-
141Logo of the Edmonton OilersLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07Peter Sarno-
142Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Kyle Dafoe-
143Logo of the Washington Capitals-Henrik Petre-
144Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Matt CookeCanadaLW-
145Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Jonathan Desroches-
146Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Jeffrey Sullivan-
147Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Heath Gordon-
148Logo of the Vancouver CanucksLogo of the edmonton_oilers_96_11Larry Shapley-
149Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Nicholas Bilotto-
150Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Jeff Katcher-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Tony Granato [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
151Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Robert Francz-
152Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Petr Havelka-
153Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the anaheim_ducks_93_06Andrei Skopintsev-
154Logo of the New York Rangers-Shawn Degagne-
155Logo of the Florida Panthers-Keith Delaney-
156Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Brian CampbellCanadaLD-
157Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-B.J. Young-
158Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Jordon Flodell-
159Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Sascha Goc-
160Logo of the Dallas Stars-Alexei Timkin-
161Logo of the Colorado Avalanche-David AebischerSwitzerlandG-

Round 7

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
162Logo of the Boston Bruins-Joel Trottier-
163Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Joe Dusbabek-
164Logo of the Philadelphia FlyersLogo of the los_angeles_kings_89_98Todd FedorukCanadaLW-
165Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Hugo Marchand-
166Logo of the New York Islanders-Kris Knoblauch-
167Logo of the Calgary Flames-Jeremy Rondeau-
168Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Justin Jack-
169Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Andrew Merrick-
170Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the washington_capitals_96_02Eero Somervuori-
171Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Rod Leroux-
172Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Ben GuiteCanadaC-
173Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Robin Bacul-
174Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Jared Smith-
175Logo of the New York Rangers-Johan HolmqvistSwedenG-
Compensatory pick received from NHL for free agent Kevin Lowe [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
176Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Kevin Bolibruck-
177Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Ladislav NagySlovakiaLW, RW-
178Logo of the Mighty Ducks of AnaheimLogo of the arizona_coyotes_96_03_21Tony Mohagen-
179Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Mark Moore-
180Logo of the Boston Bruins-Jim Baxter-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Dave Reid [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
181Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Mat Snesrud-
182Logo of the New York Rangers-Mike MottauUnited StatesLD-
183Logo of the Florida Panthers-Tyler Palmer-
184Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Jeremy Adduono-
185Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Samuel St. Pierre-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Michel Petit [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
186Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Mike Laceby-
187Logo of the Edmonton OilersLogo of the philadelphia_flyersChad Hinz-
188Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Mathieu Benoit-
189Logo of the Dallas Stars-Jeff McKercher-
190Logo of the Toronto Maple LeafsLogo of the colorado_avalancheShawn ThorntonCanadaLW, RW-

Round 8

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
191Logo of the Boston Bruins-Antti Laaksonen-
192Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Cam SeversonCanadaLW-
193Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Jay Kopischke-
194Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Russ Bartlett-
195Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Niklas NordgrenSwedenRW-
Pick received as compensation from NHL for free agent Brad McCrimmon [Source: PropSportsTransactions]
196Logo of the New York Islanders-Jeremy Symington-
197Logo of the Montreal CanadiensLogo of the calgary_flamesPetr Kubos-
198Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Shawn Skolney-
199Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Randy Fitzgerald-
200Logo of the Washington Capitals-Pierre-Luc Therrien-
201Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Denis Martynyuk-
202Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Andrei Sidyakin-
203Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Nick Gillis-
204Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Sergei Shikhanov-
205Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Chris Kerr-
206Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Bob Haglund-
207Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Alex Andreyev-
208Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Andrew FerenceCanadaRD-
209Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Rene Stussi-
210Logo of the New York Rangers-Andrew Proskurnicki-
211Logo of the Florida Panthers-Doug Schueller-
212Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Kamil Piros-
213Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Steve Wilejto-
214Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Marko Kauppinen-
215Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Scott ClemmensenUnited StatesG-
216Logo of the Dallas Stars-Alexei Komarov-
217Logo of the Colorado Avalanche-Doug Schmidt-

Round 9

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
218Logo of the Boston Bruins-Eric Van Acker-
219Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Mark SmithCanadaC-
220Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Konrad Brand-
221Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Jonathan Hedstrom-
222Logo of the New York Islanders-Ryan Clark-
223Logo of the Calgary Flames-Dustin Paul-
224Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Paul Comrie-
225Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Kent McDonell-
226Logo of the Washington Capitals-Matt Oikawa-
227Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Peter Brady-
228Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Jarl Ygranes-
229Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Karel RachunekCzech RepublicRD-
230Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Chris Feil-
231Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Alexander Fomitchev-
232Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Dmitri Plekhanov-
233Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Wyatt SmithUnited StatesC-
234Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Eric Lind-
235Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Tommi Degerman-
236Logo of the New York Rangers-Richard Miller-
237Logo of the Florida Panthers-Benoit Cote-
238Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Dylan Kemp-
239Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Greg Willers-
240Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Par Styf-
241Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Jan Sorinko-
242Logo of the Dallas Stars-Brett McLean-
243Logo of the Colorado Avalanche-Kyle Kidney-
244Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Marek Ivan-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Charlie Huddy [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
245Logo of the Boston BruinsLogo of the colorado_avalancheSteve Lafleur-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Joe Mullen [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
246Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the boston_bruins_96_07Jay HendersonCanadaLW-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Dave Hannon [Source: ProSportsTransactions]
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