1998 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Draft Class
Team
Position
Trade
Nationality

Round 1

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Tampa Bay Lightningflorida_panthers_94_16Vincent LecavalierCanadaC, LW-
Nashville Predatorstampa_bay_lightning_92_07David LegwandUnited StatesC, LW-
San Jose Sharksnashville_predatorsBrad StuartCanadaRD-
Vancouver Canucks-Bryan AllenCanadaD-
Anaheim Ducks-Vitali Vishnevski-
Calgary Flames-Rico Fata-
New York Rangers-Manny MalhotraCanadaC-
Chicago Blackhawkstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Mark BellCanadaC, LW-
New York Islanders-Michael Rupp-
Toronto Maple Leafschicago_blackhawksNikolai AntropovKazakhstanRW-
Carolina Hurricanes-Jeff Heerema-
Colorado Avalanchesan_jose_sharks_99_07Alex TanguayCanadaLW, RW-
Edmonton Oilers-Michael Henrich-
Arizona Coyotes-Patrick DesRochers-
Ottawa Senators-Mathieu Chouinard-
Montreal Canadiens-Éric ChouinardCanadaC-
Colorado Avalanchelos_angeles_kings_89_98Martin SkoulaCzech RepublicD-
Buffalo Sabres-Dmitri KalininRussiaLD-
Colorado Avalancheboston_bruins_96_07Robyn RegehrCanadaD-
Colorado Avalanchewashington_capitals_96_02Scott ParkerUnited StatesRW-
Los Angeles Kingscolorado_avalancheMathieu BironCanadaRD-
Philadelphia Flyers-Simon GagneCanadaRW-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Milan Kraft-
St. Louis Blues-Christian BackmanSwedenLD-
Detroit Red Wings-Jiri Fischer-
New Jersey Devils-Mike Van RynCanadaD-
New Jersey Devilsdallas_stars_93_13Scott GomezUnited StatesC-

Round 2

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Colorado Avalanchetampa_bay_lightning_92_07Ramzi Abid-
San Jose Sharksnashville_predatorsJonathan CheechooCanadaRW-
Florida Panthers-Kyle Rossiter-
Vancouver Canucks-Artem Chubarov-
Anaheim Ducks-Stephen PeatCanadaRW-
Calgary Flames-Blair BettsCanadaC-
Buffalo Sabresnew_york_rangersAndrew PetersCanadaLW-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Petr Svoboda-
New York Islanders-Chris Nielsen-
New Jersey Devils-Christian Berglund-
Compensatory pick received from NHL for 1st round pick Lance Ward not signing
Colorado Avalanchechicago_blackhawksPhilippe SauvéUnited StatesG-
Dallas Starscarolina_hurricanesJohn ErskineCanadaD-
New York Rangers-Randy Copley-
Compensatory pick received for free agent <a href="/players/">Mark Messier</a>
St. Louis Bluessan_jose_sharks_99_07Maxym Linnik-
Philadelphia Flyersedmonton_oilers_96_11Jason Beckett-
Arizona Coyotes-Ossi VäänänenFinlandLD-
Ottawa Senators-Mike FisherCanadaC-
Montreal Canadiens-Mike RibeiroCanadaC-
Los Angeles Kings-Justin Papineau-
Buffalo Sabres-Norm Milley-
Boston Bruins-Jonathan Girard-
Washington Capitals-Jomar Cruz-
Buffalo Sabrescolorado_avalancheJaroslav Kristek-
Philadelphia Flyers-Ian Forbes-
Boston Bruinswashington_capitals_96_02Bobby AllenUnited StatesLD-
Received as compensation for free agent <a href="/players/">Rick Tocchet</a>
Colorado Avalanche-Steve Moore-
Compensatory pick received for 1st round pick Peter Ratchuk not signing
Pittsburgh Penguins-Alexander Zevakhin-
Detroit Red Wingsst_louise_blues_85_98Ryan Barnes-
Detroit Red Wings-Tomek Valtonen-
Dallas Starsnew_jersey_devilsTyler Bouck-
Ottawa Senatorsdallas_stars_93_13Chris Bala-
Jan. 17, 1998
Ottawa Senators Acquire:
Ottawa Senators
1998 2nd round pick (DAL - #58 - Chris Bala)
Philadelphia Flyers Acquire:
Philadelphia Flyers

Round 3

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Washington Capitalstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Todd Hornung-
Nashville Predators-Denis Arkhipov-
Florida Panthers-Joe DiPentaCanadaRD-
Calgary Flamesvancouver_canucks_98_07Paul Manning-
Florida Panthersanaheim_ducks_93_06Lance Ward-
Tampa Bay Lightningcalgary_flamesBrad RichardsCanadaC, LW-
San Jose Sharks-Eric Laplante-
Received as compensation for free agent <a href="/players/">Ed Belfour</a>
New York Rangers-Jason LaBarberaCanadaG-
Edmonton Oilerstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Alex HenryCanadaLD-
Vancouver Canucksnew_york_islandersJarkko RuutuFinlandLW-
Toronto Maple Leafschicago_blackhawksJamie Hodson-
Carolina Hurricanes-Kevin Holdridge-
Carolina Hurricanessan_jose_sharks_99_07Erik ColeUnited StatesLW-
Tampa Bay Lightningedmonton_oilers_96_11Dmitri Afanasenkov-
Arizona Coyotes-Pat O'Leary-
Ottawa Senators-Julien Vauclair-
Montreal Canadiens-Francois BeaucheminCanadaLD-
Los Angeles Kings-Aleksei Volkov-
Buffalo Sabres-Mike Pandolfo-
Boston Bruins-Peter Nordstrom-
Colorado Avalanchewashington_capitals_96_02Yevgeni Lazarev-
Pittsburgh Penguinscolorado_avalancheDavid Cameron-
Vancouver Canucksphiladelphia_flyersJustin Morrison-
New Jersey Devilspittsburgh_penguins_93_02Brian GiontaUnited StatesRW-
St. Louis Blues-Matt WalkerCanadaD-
Detroit Red Wings-Jake McCracken-
Nashville Predatorsnew_jersey_devilsGeoff Koch-
Dallas Stars-Gabriel Karlsson-

Round 4

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Toronto Maple Leafstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Alexei PonikarovskyUkraineLW-
Nashville Predators-Kent Sauer-
Florida Panthers-Ryan Jardine-
Vancouver Canucks-Regan Darby-
Carolina Hurricanesanaheim_ducks_93_06Josef VasicekCzech RepublicC-
Tampa Bay Lightningcalgary_flamesEric Beaudoin-
Carolina Hurricanesnew_york_rangersTommy Westlund-
Chicago Blackhawkstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Matthias Trattnig-
New York Islanders-Andy Burnham-
New Jersey Devilschicago_blackhawksMikko Jokela-
Carolina Hurricanes-Chris Madden-
San Jose Sharks-Rob DavisonCanadaLD-
Edmonton Oilers-Shawn HorcoffCanadaCSigned
Arizona Coyotes-Ryan Van Buskirk-
Ottawa Senators-Petr Schastlivy-
Calgary Flamesmontreal_canadiensShaun Sutter-
Los Angeles Kings-Kip BrennanCanadaLW-
San Jose Sharksbuffalo_sabres_97_06Miroslav Zalesak-
New Jersey Devilsboston_bruins_96_07Pierre Dagenais-
Washington Capitals-Krys BarchCanadaLW-
Washington Capitalscolorado_avalancheChris Corrinet-
Calgary Flames-Dany SabourinCanadaG-
Compensatory pick received from NHL for free agent <a href="/players/">Dave Gagner</a>
Philadelphia Flyers-J.P. Morin-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Scott Myers-
Detroit Red Wingsst_louise_blues_85_98Brent Hobday-
Anaheim Ducksdetroit_red_wingsViktor Wallin-
Edmonton Oilersnew_jersey_devilsKristian Antila-
New York Rangersdallas_stars_93_13Boyd KaneCanadaLW, C-

Round 5

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Arizona Coyotestampa_bay_lightning_92_07Jay LeachUnited StatesLD-
Arizona Coyotesnashville_predatorsJosh Blackburn-
Florida Panthers-Jaroslav SpacekCzech RepublicD-
Washington Capitalscolorado_avalancheMike Siklenka-
Pick received as compensation for free agent <a href="/players/">Mike Keane</a>
New Jersey Devilsvancouver_canucks_98_07Anton But-
Calgary Flamesanaheim_ducks_93_06Brent Gauvreau-
Tampa Bay Lightningcalgary_flamesCurtis Rich-
New York Rangers-Pat Leahy-
New York Islanderstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Jiri Dopita-
Philadelphia Flyersnew_york_islandersFrancis Belanger-
Washington Capitalschicago_blackhawksErik Wendell-
Toronto Maple Leafscarolina_hurricanesMorgan Warren-
San Jose Sharks-Brandon Coalter-
Edmonton Oilers-Paul Elliott-
Arizona Coyotes-Robert Schnabel-
Ottawa Senators-Gavin McLeod-
New York Rangers-Tomas Kloucek-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Glenn Healy
Montreal Canadiens-Andrei Bashkirov-
Los Angeles Kings-Joe RullierCanadaRD-
Pittsburgh Penguinsbuffalo_sabres_97_06Rob ScuderiUnited StatesLD-
Boston Bruins-Andrew RaycroftCanadaG-
Vancouver Canuckswashington_capitals_96_02David Jonsson-
Buffalo Sabres-Aaron Goldade-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Garry Galley
Nashville Predatorscolorado_avalancheMartin Beauchesne-
Philadelphia Flyers-Garrett Prosofsky-
Vancouver Canuckspittsburgh_penguins_93_02Rick Bertran-
Colorado Avalanchest_louise_blues_85_98K.C. Timmons-
Detroit Red Wings-Carl Steen-
New Jersey Devils-Ryan Flinn-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Dave Ellett
Edmonton Oilersnew_jersey_devilsOleg Smirnov-
San Jose Sharksdallas_stars_93_13Mikael SamuelssonSwedenRW-

Round 6

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Tampa Bay Lightning-Sergei Kuznetsov-
Nashville Predators-Craig Brunel-
Florida Panthers-Chris Ovington-
Vancouver Canucks-Paul Cabana-
Anaheim Ducks-Trent HunterCanadaRW-
Detroit Red Wings-Adam DeLeeuw-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Tomas Sandstrom
Montreal Canadienscalgary_flamesGordie Dwyer-
Dallas Starsnew_york_rangersPavel Patera-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Allan RourkeCanadaLD-
New York Islanders-Kevin Clauson-
Chicago Blackhawks-Kent HuskinsCanadaD-
St. Louis Bluescarolina_hurricanesBrad Voth-
Chicago Blackhawkssan_jose_sharks_99_07Jari Viuhkola-
Edmonton Oilers-Trevor Ettinger-
Arizona Coyotes-Rickard WallinSwedenC-
Ottawa Senators-Chris NeilCanadaRW-
Montreal Canadiens-Andrei MarkovRussiaLD-
Los Angeles Kings-Tomas Zizka-
Buffalo Sabres-Ales KotalikCzech RepublicRW-
Boston Bruins-Ryan Milanovic-
Chicago Blackhawkswashington_capitals_96_02Jonathan Pelletier-
Colorado Avalanche-Alex Riazantsev-
Philadelphia Flyers-Antero NiittymakiFinlandG-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Jan Fadrny-
St. Louis Blues-Andrei Troschinsky-
Detroit Red Wings-Pavel DatsyukRussiaC, LW-
New Jersey Devils-Jacques Lariviere-
Dallas Stars-Niko KapanenFinlandC-

Round 7

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Tampa Bay Lightning-Brett Allan-
Philadelphia Flyersnashville_predatorsCam Ondrik-
Florida Panthers-B.J. Ketcheson-
Vancouver Canucks-Vince Malts-
Anaheim Ducks-Jesse Fibiger-
Washington Capitalscalgary_flamesNathan Forster-
New York Rangers-Stefan Lundqvist-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Jonathan Gagnon-
New York Islanders-Evgeny Korolev-
Chicago Blackhawks-Tyler ArnasonUnited StatesC-
Carolina Hurricanes-Don Smith-
San Jose Sharks-Robert Mulick-
Edmonton Oilers-Mike Morrison-
Arizona Coyotes-Erik WestrumUnited StatesC-
Ottawa Senators-Michel Periard-
Montreal Canadiens-Andrei Kruchinin-
Los Angeles Kings-Tommi Hannus-
Buffalo Sabres-Brad Moran-
Calgary Flamesboston_bruins_96_07Radek Duda-
Washington Capitals-Rastislav Stana-
Tampa Bay Lightningcolorado_avalancheOak Hewer-
Philadelphia Flyers-Tomas Divisek-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Joel Scherban-
St. Louis Blues-Brad Twordik-
Detroit Red Wings-Jeremy Goetzinger-
New Jersey Devils-Erik Jensen-
Dallas Stars-Scott Perry-

Round 8

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Montreal Canadienstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Craig Murray-
Nashville Predators-Martin Bartek-
Florida Panthers-Ian Jacobs-
Vancouver Canucks-Graig Mischler-
Anaheim Ducks-David Bernier-
Calgary Flames-Jonas FrogrenSwedenLD-
New York Rangers-Johan Witehall-
Carolina Hurricanestoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Jaroslav SvobodaCzech RepublicRW-
New York Islanders-Frederik Brind'Amour-
Chicago Blackhawks-Sean Griffin-
Carolina Hurricanes-Mark Kosick-
San Jose Sharks-Jim FaheyUnited StatesRD-
Edmonton Oilers-Christian Lefebvre-
Arizona Coyotes-Justin Hansen-
Toronto Maple Leafsottawa_senators_98_07Dwight Wolfe-
Montreal Canadiens-Michael RyderCanadaRW-
Los Angeles Kings-Jim Henkel-
Buffalo Sabres-David Moravec-
Vancouver Canucksboston_bruins_96_07Curtis Valentine-
Washington Capitals-Mike Farrell-
Tampa Bay Lightningcolorado_avalancheDan Hulak-
Philadelphia Flyers-Lubomir Pistek-
San Jose Sharksottawa_senators_98_07Sergei Verenkin-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Bob Errey
Pittsburgh Penguins-Mika Lehto-
St. Louis Blues-Evgeny Pastukh-
Detroit Red Wings-David Petrasek-
New Jersey Devils-Marko Ahosilta-
Toronto Maple Leafsdallas_stars_93_13Mihail Travnicek-

Round 9

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Tampa Bay Lightning-Chris Lyness-
Nashville Predators-Karlis SkrastinsLatviaD-
Florida Panthers-Adrian Wichser-
Vancouver Canucks-Jason Metcalfe-
Anaheim Ducks-Pelle Prestberg-
Calgary Flames-Kevin Mitchell-
New York Rangers-Jan Mertzig-
Toronto Maple Leafs-Sergei Rostov-
New York Islanders-Ben Blais-
Chicago Blackhawks-Alexandre Couture-
Carolina Hurricanes-Brent McDonald-
Chicago Blackhawkssan_jose_sharks_99_07Andrei Yershov-
Edmonton Oilers-Maxim Spiridonov-
New York Islandersarizona_coyotes_96_03_21Jason Doyle-
Philadelphia Flyers-Petr Hubacek-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Michel Petit
Pittsburgh Penguins-Toby PetersenUnited StatesC-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Craig Muni
Anaheim Ducks-Andreas Andersson-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Brian Bellows
Ottawa Senators-Rastislav Pavlikovsky-
Montreal Canadiens-Darcy Harris-
Los Angeles Kings-Matthew Yeats-
Buffalo Sabres-Edo Terglav-
New York Islandersboston_bruins_96_07Radek Matejovsky-
Washington Capitals-Blake EvansCanadaC-
Tampa Bay Lightningcolorado_avalancheMartin Cibak-
Philadelphia Flyers-Bruno St. JacquesCanadaLD-
Pittsburgh Penguins-Matt Hussey-
St. Louis Blues-Johnny PohlUnited StatesC-
Detroit Red Wings-Petja Pietilainen-
New Jersey Devils-Ryan Held-
Philadelphia Flyersdallas_stars_93_13Sergei Skrobot-