1998 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Draft Class
Team
Position
Trade
Nationality

Round 1

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
1Tampa Bay Lightningflorida_panthers_94_16Vincent LecavalierCanadaC, LW-
2Nashville Predatorstampa_bay_lightning_92_07David LegwandUnited StatesC, LW-
3San Jose Sharksnashville_predatorsBrad StuartCanadaD-
4Vancouver Canucks-Bryan AllenCanadaD-
5Anaheim Ducks-Vitali Vishnevski-
6Calgary Flames-Rico Fata-
7New York Rangers-Manny MalhotraCanadaC-
8Chicago Blackhawkstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Mark BellCanadaC, LW-
9New York Islanders-Michael Rupp-
10Toronto Maple Leafschicago_blackhawksNikolai AntropovKazakhstanRW-
11Carolina Hurricanes-Jeff Heerema-
12Colorado Avalanchesan_jose_sharks_99_07Alex TanguayCanadaLW, RW-
13Edmonton Oilers-Michael Henrich-
14Arizona Coyotes-Patrick DesRochers-
15Ottawa Senators-Mathieu Chouinard-
16Montreal Canadiens-Éric ChouinardCanadaC-
17Colorado Avalanchelos_angeles_kings_89_98Martin SkoulaCzech RepublicD-
18Buffalo Sabres-Dmitri KalininRussiaD-
19Colorado Avalancheboston_bruins_96_07Robyn RegehrCanadaD-
20Colorado Avalanchewashington_capitals_96_02Scott ParkerUnited StatesRW-
21Los Angeles Kingscolorado_avalancheMathieu BironCanadaD-
22Philadelphia Flyers-Simon GagneCanadaRW-
23Pittsburgh Penguins-Milan Kraft-
24St. Louis Blues-Christian BackmanSwedenD-
25Detroit Red Wings-Jiri Fischer-
26New Jersey Devils-Mike Van RynCanadaD-
27New Jersey Devilsdallas_stars_93_13Scott GomezUnited StatesC-

Round 2

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
28Colorado Avalanchetampa_bay_lightning_92_07Ramzi Abid-
29San Jose Sharksnashville_predatorsJonathan CheechooCanadaRW-
30Florida Panthers-Kyle Rossiter-
31Vancouver Canucks-Artem Chubarov-
32Anaheim Ducks-Stephen PeatCanadaRW-
33Calgary Flames-Blair BettsCanadaC-
34Buffalo Sabresnew_york_rangersAndrew PetersCanadaLW-
35Toronto Maple Leafs-Petr Svoboda-
36New York Islanders-Chris Nielsen-
37New Jersey Devils-Christian Berglund-
Compensatory pick received from NHL for 1st round pick Lance Ward not signing
38Colorado Avalanchechicago_blackhawksPhilippe SauvéUnited StatesG-
39Dallas Starscarolina_hurricanesJohn ErskineCanadaD-
40New York Rangers-Randy Copley-
Compensatory pick received for free agent Mark Messier
41St. Louis Bluessan_jose_sharks_99_07Maxym Linnik-
42Philadelphia Flyersedmonton_oilers_96_11Jason Beckett-
43Arizona Coyotes-Ossi VäänänenFinlandD-
44Ottawa Senators-Mike FisherCanadaC-
45Montreal Canadiens-Mike RibeiroCanadaC-
46Los Angeles Kings-Justin Papineau-
47Buffalo Sabres-Norm Milley-
48Boston Bruins-Jonathan Girard-
49Washington Capitals-Jomar Cruz-
50Buffalo Sabrescolorado_avalancheJaroslav Kristek-
51Philadelphia Flyers-Ian Forbes-
52Boston Bruinswashington_capitals_96_02Bobby AllenUnited StatesD-
Received as compensation for free agent Rick Tocchet
53Colorado Avalanche-Steve Moore-
Compensatory pick received for 1st round pick Peter Ratchuk not signing
54Pittsburgh Penguins-Alexander Zevakhin-
55Detroit Red Wingsst_louise_blues_85_98Ryan Barnes-
56Detroit Red Wings-Tomek Valtonen-
57Dallas Starsnew_jersey_devilsTyler Bouck-
58Ottawa 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

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
59Washington Capitalstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Todd Hornung-
60Nashville Predators-Denis Arkhipov-
61Florida Panthers-Joe DiPentaCanadaD-
62Calgary Flamesvancouver_canucks_98_07Paul Manning-
63Florida Panthersanaheim_ducks_93_06Lance Ward-
64Tampa Bay Lightningcalgary_flamesBrad RichardsCanadaC, LW-
65San Jose Sharks-Eric Laplante-
Received as compensation for free agent Ed Belfour
66New York Rangers-Jason LaBarberaCanadaG-
67Edmonton Oilerstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Alex HenryCanadaD-
68Vancouver Canucksnew_york_islandersJarkko RuutuFinlandLW-
69Toronto Maple Leafschicago_blackhawksJamie Hodson-
70Carolina Hurricanes-Kevin Holdridge-
71Carolina Hurricanessan_jose_sharks_99_07Erik ColeUnited StatesLW-
72Tampa Bay Lightningedmonton_oilers_96_11Dmitri Afanasenkov-
73Arizona Coyotes-Pat O'Leary-
74Ottawa Senators-Julien Vauclair-
75Montreal Canadiens-Francois BeaucheminCanadaD-
76Los Angeles Kings-Aleksei Volkov-
77Buffalo Sabres-Mike Pandolfo-
78Boston Bruins-Peter Nordstrom-
79Colorado Avalanchewashington_capitals_96_02Yevgeni Lazarev-
80Pittsburgh Penguinscolorado_avalancheDavid Cameron-
81Vancouver Canucksphiladelphia_flyersJustin Morrison-
82New Jersey Devilspittsburgh_penguins_93_02Brian GiontaUnited StatesRW-
83St. Louis Blues-Matt WalkerCanadaD-
84Detroit Red Wings-Jake McCracken-
85Nashville Predatorsnew_jersey_devilsGeoff Koch-
86Dallas Stars-Gabriel Karlsson-

Round 4

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
87Toronto Maple Leafstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Alexei PonikarovskyUkraineLW-
88Nashville Predators-Kent Sauer-
89Florida Panthers-Ryan Jardine-
90Vancouver Canucks-Regan Darby-
91Carolina Hurricanesanaheim_ducks_93_06Josef VasicekCzech RepublicC-
92Tampa Bay Lightningcalgary_flamesEric Beaudoin-
93Carolina Hurricanesnew_york_rangersTommy Westlund-
94Chicago Blackhawkstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Matthias Trattnig-
95New York Islanders-Andy Burnham-
96New Jersey Devilschicago_blackhawksMikko Jokela-
97Carolina Hurricanes-Chris Madden-
98San Jose Sharks-Rob DavisonCanadaD-
99Edmonton Oilers-Shawn HorcoffCanadaCSigned
100Arizona Coyotes-Ryan Van Buskirk-
101Ottawa Senators-Petr Schastlivy-
102Calgary Flamesmontreal_canadiensShaun Sutter-
103Los Angeles Kings-Kip BrennanCanadaLW-
104San Jose Sharksbuffalo_sabres_97_06Miroslav Zalesak-
105New Jersey Devilsboston_bruins_96_07Pierre Dagenais-
106Washington Capitals-Krys BarchCanadaLW-
107Washington Capitalscolorado_avalancheChris Corrinet-
108Calgary Flames-Dany SabourinCanadaG-
Compensatory pick received from NHL for free agent Dave Gagner
109Philadelphia Flyers-J.P. Morin-
110Pittsburgh Penguins-Scott Myers-
111Detroit Red Wingsst_louise_blues_85_98Brent Hobday-
112Anaheim Ducksdetroit_red_wingsViktor Wallin-
113Edmonton Oilersnew_jersey_devilsKristian Antila-
114New York Rangersdallas_stars_93_13Boyd KaneCanadaLW, C-

Round 5

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115Arizona Coyotestampa_bay_lightning_92_07Jay LeachUnited StatesD-
116Arizona Coyotesnashville_predatorsJosh Blackburn-
117Florida Panthers-Jaroslav SpacekCzech RepublicD-
118Washington Capitalscolorado_avalancheMike Siklenka-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Mike Keane
119New Jersey Devilsvancouver_canucks_98_07Anton But-
120Calgary Flamesanaheim_ducks_93_06Brent Gauvreau-
121Tampa Bay Lightningcalgary_flamesCurtis Rich-
122New York Rangers-Pat Leahy-
123New York Islanderstoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Jiri Dopita-
124Philadelphia Flyersnew_york_islandersFrancis Belanger-
125Washington Capitalschicago_blackhawksErik Wendell-
126Toronto Maple Leafscarolina_hurricanesMorgan Warren-
127San Jose Sharks-Brandon Coalter-
128Edmonton Oilers-Paul Elliott-
129Arizona Coyotes-Robert Schnabel-
130Ottawa Senators-Gavin McLeod-
131New York Rangers-Tomas Kloucek-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Glenn Healy
132Montreal Canadiens-Andrei Bashkirov-
133Los Angeles Kings-Joe RullierCanadaD-
134Pittsburgh Penguinsbuffalo_sabres_97_06Rob ScuderiUnited StatesD-
135Boston Bruins-Andrew RaycroftCanadaG-
136Vancouver Canuckswashington_capitals_96_02David Jonsson-
137Buffalo Sabres-Aaron Goldade-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Garry Galley
138Nashville Predatorscolorado_avalancheMartin Beauchesne-
139Philadelphia Flyers-Garrett Prosofsky-
140Vancouver Canuckspittsburgh_penguins_93_02Rick Bertran-
141Colorado Avalanchest_louise_blues_85_98K.C. Timmons-
142Detroit Red Wings-Carl Steen-
143New Jersey Devils-Ryan Flinn-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Dave Ellett
144Edmonton Oilersnew_jersey_devilsOleg Smirnov-
145San Jose Sharksdallas_stars_93_13Mikael SamuelssonSwedenRW-

Round 6

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
146Tampa Bay Lightning-Sergei Kuznetsov-
147Nashville Predators-Craig Brunel-
148Florida Panthers-Chris Ovington-
149Vancouver Canucks-Paul Cabana-
150Anaheim Ducks-Trent HunterCanadaRW-
151Detroit Red Wings-Adam DeLeeuw-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Tomas Sandstrom
152Montreal Canadienscalgary_flamesGordie Dwyer-
153Dallas Starsnew_york_rangersPavel Patera-
154Toronto Maple Leafs-Allan RourkeCanadaD-
155New York Islanders-Kevin Clauson-
156Chicago Blackhawks-Kent HuskinsCanadaD-
157St. Louis Bluescarolina_hurricanesBrad Voth-
158Chicago Blackhawkssan_jose_sharks_99_07Jari Viuhkola-
159Edmonton Oilers-Trevor Ettinger-
160Arizona Coyotes-Rickard WallinSwedenC-
161Ottawa Senators-Chris NeilCanadaRW-
162Montreal Canadiens-Andrei MarkovRussiaD-
163Los Angeles Kings-Tomas Zizka-
164Buffalo Sabres-Ales KotalikCzech RepublicRW-
165Boston Bruins-Ryan Milanovic-
166Chicago Blackhawkswashington_capitals_96_02Jonathan Pelletier-
167Colorado Avalanche-Alex Riazantsev-
168Philadelphia Flyers-Antero NiittymakiFinlandG-
169Pittsburgh Penguins-Jan Fadrny-
170St. Louis Blues-Andrei Troschinsky-
171Detroit Red Wings-Pavel DatsyukRussiaC, LW-
172New Jersey Devils-Jacques Lariviere-
173Dallas Stars-Niko KapanenFinlandC-

Round 7

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
174Tampa Bay Lightning-Brett Allan-
175Philadelphia Flyersnashville_predatorsCam Ondrik-
176Florida Panthers-B.J. Ketcheson-
177Vancouver Canucks-Vince Malts-
178Anaheim Ducks-Jesse Fibiger-
179Washington Capitalscalgary_flamesNathan Forster-
180New York Rangers-Stefan Lundqvist-
181Toronto Maple Leafs-Jonathan Gagnon-
182New York Islanders-Evgeny Korolev-
183Chicago Blackhawks-Tyler ArnasonUnited StatesC-
184Carolina Hurricanes-Don Smith-
185San Jose Sharks-Robert Mulick-
186Edmonton Oilers-Mike Morrison-
187Arizona Coyotes-Erik WestrumUnited StatesC-
188Ottawa Senators-Michel Periard-
189Montreal Canadiens-Andrei Kruchinin-
190Los Angeles Kings-Tommi Hannus-
191Buffalo Sabres-Brad Moran-
192Calgary Flamesboston_bruins_96_07Radek Duda-
193Washington Capitals-Rastislav Stana-
194Tampa Bay Lightningcolorado_avalancheOak Hewer-
195Philadelphia Flyers-Tomas Divisek-
196Pittsburgh Penguins-Joel Scherban-
197St. Louis Blues-Brad Twordik-
198Detroit Red Wings-Jeremy Goetzinger-
199New Jersey Devils-Erik Jensen-
200Dallas Stars-Scott Perry-

Round 8

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
201Montreal Canadienstampa_bay_lightning_92_07Craig Murray-
202Nashville Predators-Martin Bartek-
203Florida Panthers-Ian Jacobs-
204Vancouver Canucks-Graig Mischler-
205Anaheim Ducks-David Bernier-
206Calgary Flames-Jonas FrogrenSwedenD-
207New York Rangers-Johan Witehall-
208Carolina Hurricanestoronto_maple_leafs_88_16Jaroslav SvobodaCzech RepublicRW-
209New York Islanders-Frederik Brind'Amour-
210Chicago Blackhawks-Sean Griffin-
211Carolina Hurricanes-Mark Kosick-
212San Jose Sharks-Jim FaheyUnited StatesD-
213Edmonton Oilers-Christian Lefebvre-
214Arizona Coyotes-Justin Hansen-
215Toronto Maple Leafsottawa_senators_98_07Dwight Wolfe-
216Montreal Canadiens-Michael RyderCanadaRW-
217Los Angeles Kings-Jim Henkel-
218Buffalo Sabres-David Moravec-
219Vancouver Canucksboston_bruins_96_07Curtis Valentine-
220Washington Capitals-Mike Farrell-
221Tampa Bay Lightningcolorado_avalancheDan Hulak-
222Philadelphia Flyers-Lubomir Pistek-
223San Jose Sharksottawa_senators_98_07Sergei Verenkin-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Bob Errey
224Pittsburgh Penguins-Mika Lehto-
225St. Louis Blues-Evgeny Pastukh-
226Detroit Red Wings-David Petrasek-
227New Jersey Devils-Marko Ahosilta-
228Toronto Maple Leafsdallas_stars_93_13Mihail Travnicek-

Round 9

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
229Tampa Bay Lightning-Chris Lyness-
230Nashville Predators-Karlis SkrastinsLatviaD-
231Florida Panthers-Adrian Wichser-
232Vancouver Canucks-Jason Metcalfe-
233Anaheim Ducks-Pelle Prestberg-
234Calgary Flames-Kevin Mitchell-
235New York Rangers-Jan Mertzig-
236Toronto Maple Leafs-Sergei Rostov-
237New York Islanders-Ben Blais-
238Chicago Blackhawks-Alexandre Couture-
239Carolina Hurricanes-Brent McDonald-
240Chicago Blackhawkssan_jose_sharks_99_07Andrei Yershov-
241Edmonton Oilers-Maxim Spiridonov-
242New York Islandersarizona_coyotes_96_03Jason Doyle-
243Philadelphia Flyers-Petr Hubacek-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Michel Petit
244Pittsburgh Penguins-Toby PetersenUnited StatesC-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Craig Muni
245Anaheim Ducks-Andreas Andersson-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Brian Bellows
246Ottawa Senators-Rastislav Pavlikovsky-
247Montreal Canadiens-Darcy Harris-
248Los Angeles Kings-Matthew Yeats-
249Buffalo Sabres-Edo Terglav-
250New York Islandersboston_bruins_96_07Radek Matejovsky-
251Washington Capitals-Blake EvansCanadaC-
252Tampa Bay Lightningcolorado_avalancheMartin Cibak-
253Philadelphia Flyers-Bruno St. JacquesCanadaD-
254Pittsburgh Penguins-Matt Hussey-
255St. Louis Blues-Johnny PohlUnited StatesC-
256Detroit Red Wings-Petja Pietilainen-
257New Jersey Devils-Ryan Held-
258Philadelphia Flyersdallas_stars_93_13Sergei Skrobot-