1998 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Draft Class
Team
Position
Trade
Nationality

Round 1

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
1Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the florida_panthers_94_16Vincent LecavalierCanadaC, LW-
2Logo of the Nashville PredatorsLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07David LegwandUnited StatesC, LW-
3Logo of the San Jose SharksLogo of the nashville_predatorsBrad StuartCanadaRD-
4Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Bryan AllenCanadaD-
5Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Vitali Vishnevski-
6Logo of the Calgary Flames-Rico Fata-
7Logo of the New York Rangers-Manny MalhotraCanadaC-
8Logo of the Chicago BlackhawksLogo of the toronto_maple_leafs_88_16Mark BellCanadaC, LW-
9Logo of the New York Islanders-Michael Rupp-
10Logo of the Toronto Maple LeafsLogo of the chicago_blackhawksNikolai AntropovKazakhstanRW-
11Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Jeff Heerema-
12Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Alex TanguayCanadaLW, RW-
13Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Michael Henrich-
14Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Patrick DesRochers-
15Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Mathieu Chouinard-
16Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Éric ChouinardCanadaC-
17Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the los_angeles_kings_89_98Martin SkoulaCzech RepublicD-
18Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Dmitri KalininRussiaLD-
19Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the boston_bruins_96_07Robyn RegehrCanadaD-
20Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the washington_capitals_96_02Scott ParkerUnited StatesRW-
21Logo of the Los Angeles KingsLogo of the colorado_avalancheMathieu BironCanadaRD-
22Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Simon GagneCanadaRW-
23Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Milan Kraft-
24Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Christian BackmanSwedenLD-
25Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Jiri Fischer-
26Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Mike Van RynCanadaD-
27Logo of the New Jersey DevilsLogo of the dallas_stars_93_13Scott GomezUnited StatesC-

Round 2

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
28Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07Ramzi Abid-
29Logo of the San Jose SharksLogo of the nashville_predatorsJonathan CheechooCanadaRW-
30Logo of the Florida Panthers-Kyle Rossiter-
31Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Artem Chubarov-
32Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Stephen PeatCanadaRW-
33Logo of the Calgary Flames-Blair BettsCanadaC-
34Logo of the Buffalo SabresLogo of the new_york_rangersAndrew PetersCanadaLW-
35Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Petr Svoboda-
36Logo of the New York Islanders-Chris Nielsen-
37Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Christian Berglund-
Compensatory pick received from NHL for 1st round pick Lance Ward not signing
38Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the chicago_blackhawksPhilippe SauvéUnited StatesG-
39Logo of the Dallas StarsLogo of the carolina_hurricanesJohn ErskineCanadaD-
40Logo of the New York Rangers-Randy Copley-
Compensatory pick received for free agent Mark Messier
41Logo of the St. Louis BluesLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Maxym Linnik-
42Logo of the Philadelphia FlyersLogo of the edmonton_oilers_96_11Jason Beckett-
43Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Ossi VäänänenFinlandLD-
44Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Mike FisherCanadaC-
45Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Mike RibeiroCanadaC-
46Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Justin Papineau-
47Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Norm Milley-
48Logo of the Boston Bruins-Jonathan Girard-
49Logo of the Washington Capitals-Jomar Cruz-
50Logo of the Buffalo SabresLogo of the colorado_avalancheJaroslav Kristek-
51Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Ian Forbes-
52Logo of the Boston BruinsLogo of the washington_capitals_96_02Bobby AllenUnited StatesLD-
Received as compensation for free agent Rick Tocchet
53Logo of the Colorado Avalanche-Steve Moore-
Compensatory pick received for 1st round pick Peter Ratchuk not signing
54Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Alexander Zevakhin-
55Logo of the Detroit Red WingsLogo of the st_louise_blues_85_98Ryan Barnes-
56Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Tomek Valtonen-
57Logo of the Dallas StarsLogo of the new_jersey_devilsTyler Bouck-
58Logo of the Ottawa SenatorsLogo of the dallas_stars_93_13Chris Bala-
Jan. 17, 1998
Ottawa Senators Acquire:
Logo of the Ottawa Senators
1998 2nd round pick (DAL - #58 - Chris Bala)
Philadelphia Flyers Acquire:
Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers

Round 3

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
59Logo of the Washington CapitalsLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07Todd Hornung-
60Logo of the Nashville Predators-Denis Arkhipov-
61Logo of the Florida Panthers-Joe DiPentaCanadaRD-
62Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the vancouver_canucks_98_07Paul Manning-
63Logo of the Florida PanthersLogo of the anaheim_ducks_93_06Lance Ward-
64Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the calgary_flamesBrad RichardsCanadaC, LW-
65Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Eric Laplante-
Received as compensation for free agent Ed Belfour
66Logo of the New York Rangers-Jason LaBarberaCanadaG-
67Logo of the Edmonton OilersLogo of the toronto_maple_leafs_88_16Alex HenryCanadaLD-
68Logo of the Vancouver CanucksLogo of the new_york_islandersJarkko RuutuFinlandLW-
69Logo of the Toronto Maple LeafsLogo of the chicago_blackhawksJamie Hodson-
70Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Kevin Holdridge-
71Logo of the Carolina HurricanesLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Erik ColeUnited StatesLW-
72Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the edmonton_oilers_96_11Dmitri Afanasenkov-
73Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Pat O'Leary-
74Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Julien Vauclair-
75Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Francois BeaucheminCanadaLD-
76Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Aleksei Volkov-
77Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Mike Pandolfo-
78Logo of the Boston Bruins-Peter Nordstrom-
79Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the washington_capitals_96_02Yevgeni Lazarev-
80Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsLogo of the colorado_avalancheDavid Cameron-
81Logo of the Vancouver CanucksLogo of the philadelphia_flyersJustin Morrison-
82Logo of the New Jersey DevilsLogo of the pittsburgh_penguins_93_02Brian GiontaUnited StatesRW-
83Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Matt WalkerCanadaD-
84Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Jake McCracken-
85Logo of the Nashville PredatorsLogo of the new_jersey_devilsGeoff Koch-
86Logo of the Dallas Stars-Gabriel Karlsson-

Round 4

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
87Logo of the Toronto Maple LeafsLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07Alexei PonikarovskyUkraineLW-
88Logo of the Nashville Predators-Kent Sauer-
89Logo of the Florida Panthers-Ryan Jardine-
90Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Regan Darby-
91Logo of the Carolina HurricanesLogo of the anaheim_ducks_93_06Josef VasicekCzech RepublicC-
92Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the calgary_flamesEric Beaudoin-
93Logo of the Carolina HurricanesLogo of the new_york_rangersTommy Westlund-
94Logo of the Chicago BlackhawksLogo of the toronto_maple_leafs_88_16Matthias Trattnig-
95Logo of the New York Islanders-Andy Burnham-
96Logo of the New Jersey DevilsLogo of the chicago_blackhawksMikko Jokela-
97Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Chris Madden-
98Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Rob DavisonCanadaLD-
99Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Shawn HorcoffCanadaCSigned
100Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Ryan Van Buskirk-
101Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Petr Schastlivy-
102Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the montreal_canadiensShaun Sutter-
103Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Kip BrennanCanadaLW-
104Logo of the San Jose SharksLogo of the buffalo_sabres_97_06Miroslav Zalesak-
105Logo of the New Jersey DevilsLogo of the boston_bruins_96_07Pierre Dagenais-
106Logo of the Washington Capitals-Krys BarchCanadaLW-
107Logo of the Washington CapitalsLogo of the colorado_avalancheChris Corrinet-
108Logo of the Calgary Flames-Dany SabourinCanadaG-
Compensatory pick received from NHL for free agent Dave Gagner
109Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-J.P. Morin-
110Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Scott Myers-
111Logo of the Detroit Red WingsLogo of the st_louise_blues_85_98Brent Hobday-
112Logo of the Mighty Ducks of AnaheimLogo of the detroit_red_wingsViktor Wallin-
113Logo of the Edmonton OilersLogo of the new_jersey_devilsKristian Antila-
114Logo of the New York RangersLogo of the dallas_stars_93_13Boyd KaneCanadaLW, C-

Round 5

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
115Logo of the Phoenix CoyotesLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07Jay LeachUnited StatesLD-
116Logo of the Phoenix CoyotesLogo of the nashville_predatorsJosh Blackburn-
117Logo of the Florida Panthers-Jaroslav SpacekCzech RepublicD-
118Logo of the Washington CapitalsLogo of the colorado_avalancheMike Siklenka-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Mike Keane
119Logo of the New Jersey DevilsLogo of the vancouver_canucks_98_07Anton But-
120Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the anaheim_ducks_93_06Brent Gauvreau-
121Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the calgary_flamesCurtis Rich-
122Logo of the New York Rangers-Pat Leahy-
123Logo of the New York IslandersLogo of the toronto_maple_leafs_88_16Jiri Dopita-
124Logo of the Philadelphia FlyersLogo of the new_york_islandersFrancis Belanger-
125Logo of the Washington CapitalsLogo of the chicago_blackhawksErik Wendell-
126Logo of the Toronto Maple LeafsLogo of the carolina_hurricanesMorgan Warren-
127Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Brandon Coalter-
128Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Paul Elliott-
129Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Robert Schnabel-
130Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Gavin McLeod-
131Logo of the New York Rangers-Tomas Kloucek-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Glenn Healy
132Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Andrei Bashkirov-
133Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Joe RullierCanadaRD-
134Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsLogo of the buffalo_sabres_97_06Rob ScuderiUnited StatesLD-
135Logo of the Boston Bruins-Andrew RaycroftCanadaG-
136Logo of the Vancouver CanucksLogo of the washington_capitals_96_02David Jonsson-
137Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Aaron Goldade-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Garry Galley
138Logo of the Nashville PredatorsLogo of the colorado_avalancheMartin Beauchesne-
139Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Garrett Prosofsky-
140Logo of the Vancouver CanucksLogo of the pittsburgh_penguins_93_02Rick Bertran-
141Logo of the Colorado AvalancheLogo of the st_louise_blues_85_98K.C. Timmons-
142Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Carl Steen-
143Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Ryan Flinn-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Dave Ellett
144Logo of the Edmonton OilersLogo of the new_jersey_devilsOleg Smirnov-
145Logo of the San Jose SharksLogo of the dallas_stars_93_13Mikael SamuelssonSwedenRW-

Round 6

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
146Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Sergei Kuznetsov-
147Logo of the Nashville Predators-Craig Brunel-
148Logo of the Florida Panthers-Chris Ovington-
149Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Paul Cabana-
150Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Trent HunterCanadaRW-
151Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Adam DeLeeuw-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Tomas Sandstrom
152Logo of the Montreal CanadiensLogo of the calgary_flamesGordie Dwyer-
153Logo of the Dallas StarsLogo of the new_york_rangersPavel Patera-
154Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Allan RourkeCanadaLD-
155Logo of the New York Islanders-Kevin Clauson-
156Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Kent HuskinsCanadaD-
157Logo of the St. Louis BluesLogo of the carolina_hurricanesBrad Voth-
158Logo of the Chicago BlackhawksLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Jari Viuhkola-
159Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Trevor Ettinger-
160Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Rickard WallinSwedenC-
161Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Chris NeilCanadaRW-
162Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Andrei MarkovRussiaLD-
163Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Tomas Zizka-
164Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Ales KotalikCzech RepublicRW-
165Logo of the Boston Bruins-Ryan Milanovic-
166Logo of the Chicago BlackhawksLogo of the washington_capitals_96_02Jonathan Pelletier-
167Logo of the Colorado Avalanche-Alex Riazantsev-
168Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Antero NiittymakiFinlandG-
169Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Jan Fadrny-
170Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Andrei Troschinsky-
171Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Pavel DatsyukRussiaC, LW-
172Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Jacques Lariviere-
173Logo of the Dallas Stars-Niko KapanenFinlandC-

Round 7

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
174Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Brett Allan-
175Logo of the Philadelphia FlyersLogo of the nashville_predatorsCam Ondrik-
176Logo of the Florida Panthers-B.J. Ketcheson-
177Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Vince Malts-
178Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Jesse Fibiger-
179Logo of the Washington CapitalsLogo of the calgary_flamesNathan Forster-
180Logo of the New York Rangers-Stefan Lundqvist-
181Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Jonathan Gagnon-
182Logo of the New York Islanders-Evgeny Korolev-
183Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Tyler ArnasonUnited StatesC-
184Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Don Smith-
185Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Robert Mulick-
186Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Mike Morrison-
187Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Erik WestrumUnited StatesC-
188Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Michel Periard-
189Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Andrei Kruchinin-
190Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Tommi Hannus-
191Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Brad Moran-
192Logo of the Calgary FlamesLogo of the boston_bruins_96_07Radek Duda-
193Logo of the Washington Capitals-Rastislav Stana-
194Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the colorado_avalancheOak Hewer-
195Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Tomas Divisek-
196Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Joel Scherban-
197Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Brad Twordik-
198Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Jeremy Goetzinger-
199Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Erik Jensen-
200Logo of the Dallas Stars-Scott Perry-

Round 8

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
201Logo of the Montreal CanadiensLogo of the tampa_bay_lightning_92_07Craig Murray-
202Logo of the Nashville Predators-Martin Bartek-
203Logo of the Florida Panthers-Ian Jacobs-
204Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Graig Mischler-
205Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-David Bernier-
206Logo of the Calgary Flames-Jonas FrogrenSwedenLD-
207Logo of the New York Rangers-Johan Witehall-
208Logo of the Carolina HurricanesLogo of the toronto_maple_leafs_88_16Jaroslav SvobodaCzech RepublicRW-
209Logo of the New York Islanders-Frederik Brind'Amour-
210Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Sean Griffin-
211Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Mark Kosick-
212Logo of the San Jose Sharks-Jim FaheyUnited StatesRD-
213Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Christian Lefebvre-
214Logo of the Phoenix Coyotes-Justin Hansen-
215Logo of the Toronto Maple LeafsLogo of the ottawa_senators_98_07Dwight Wolfe-
216Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Michael RyderCanadaRW-
217Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Jim Henkel-
218Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-David Moravec-
219Logo of the Vancouver CanucksLogo of the boston_bruins_96_07Curtis Valentine-
220Logo of the Washington Capitals-Mike Farrell-
221Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the colorado_avalancheDan Hulak-
222Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Lubomir Pistek-
223Logo of the San Jose SharksLogo of the ottawa_senators_98_07Sergei Verenkin-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Bob Errey
224Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Mika Lehto-
225Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Evgeny Pastukh-
226Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-David Petrasek-
227Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Marko Ahosilta-
228Logo of the Toronto Maple LeafsLogo of the dallas_stars_93_13Mihail Travnicek-

Round 9

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
229Logo of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Chris Lyness-
230Logo of the Nashville Predators-Karlis SkrastinsLatviaD-
231Logo of the Florida Panthers-Adrian Wichser-
232Logo of the Vancouver Canucks-Jason Metcalfe-
233Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Pelle Prestberg-
234Logo of the Calgary Flames-Kevin Mitchell-
235Logo of the New York Rangers-Jan Mertzig-
236Logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs-Sergei Rostov-
237Logo of the New York Islanders-Ben Blais-
238Logo of the Chicago Blackhawks-Alexandre Couture-
239Logo of the Carolina Hurricanes-Brent McDonald-
240Logo of the Chicago BlackhawksLogo of the san_jose_sharks_99_07Andrei Yershov-
241Logo of the Edmonton Oilers-Maxim Spiridonov-
242Logo of the New York IslandersLogo of the arizona_coyotes_96_03_21Jason Doyle-
243Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Petr Hubacek-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Michel Petit
244Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Toby PetersenUnited StatesC-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Craig Muni
245Logo of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim-Andreas Andersson-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Brian Bellows
246Logo of the Ottawa Senators-Rastislav Pavlikovsky-
247Logo of the Montreal Canadiens-Darcy Harris-
248Logo of the Los Angeles Kings-Matthew Yeats-
249Logo of the Buffalo Sabres-Edo Terglav-
250Logo of the New York IslandersLogo of the boston_bruins_96_07Radek Matejovsky-
251Logo of the Washington Capitals-Blake EvansCanadaC-
252Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningLogo of the colorado_avalancheMartin Cibak-
253Logo of the Philadelphia Flyers-Bruno St. JacquesCanadaLD-
254Logo of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Matt Hussey-
255Logo of the St. Louis Blues-Johnny PohlUnited StatesC-
256Logo of the Detroit Red Wings-Petja Pietilainen-
257Logo of the New Jersey Devils-Ryan Held-
258Logo of the Philadelphia FlyersLogo of the dallas_stars_93_13Sergei Skrobot-
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