1998 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Draft Class
Team

Round 1

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
1Tampa Bay LightningFlorida PanthersVincent LecavalierCanadaC, LW-
2Nashville PredatorsTampa Bay LightningDavid LegwandUnited StatesC, LW-
3San Jose SharksNashville PredatorsBrad StuartCanadaRD-
4Vancouver Canucks-Bryan AllenCanadaD-
5Anaheim Ducks-Vitali Vishnevski-
6Calgary Flames-Rico Fata-
7New York Rangers-Manny MalhotraCanadaC-
8Chicago BlackhawksToronto Maple LeafsMark BellCanadaC, LW-
9New York Islanders-Michael Rupp-
10Toronto Maple LeafsChicago BlackhawksNikolai AntropovKazakhstanRW-
11Carolina Hurricanes-Jeff Heerema-
12Colorado AvalancheSan Jose SharksAlex TanguayCanadaLW, RW-
13Edmonton Oilers-Michael Henrich-
14Arizona Coyotes-Patrick DesRochers-
15Ottawa Senators-Mathieu Chouinard-
16Montreal Canadiens-Éric ChouinardCanadaC-
17Colorado AvalancheSt. Louis BluesMartin SkoulaCzech RepublicD-
18Buffalo Sabres-Dmitri KalininRussiaLD-
19Colorado AvalancheBoston BruinsRobyn RegehrCanadaD-
20Colorado AvalancheWashington CapitalsScott ParkerUnited StatesRW-
21Los Angeles KingsColorado AvalancheMathieu BironCanadaRD-
22Philadelphia Flyers-Simon GagneCanadaRW-
23Pittsburgh Penguins-Milan Kraft-
24St. Louis Blues-Christian BackmanSwedenLD-
25Detroit Red Wings-Jiri Fischer-
26New Jersey Devils-Mike Van RynCanadaD-
27New Jersey DevilsDallas StarsScott GomezUnited StatesC-

Round 2

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
28Colorado AvalancheTampa Bay LightningRamzi 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 SharksMaxym Linnik-
42Philadelphia FlyersEdmonton OilersJason Beckett-
43Arizona Coyotes-Ossi VäänänenFinlandLD-
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 CapitalsBobby Allen-
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. Louis BluesRyan Barnes-
56Detroit Red Wings-Tomek Valtonen-
57Dallas StarsNew Jersey DevilsTyler Bouck-
58Ottawa SenatorsDallas StarsChris 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 LightningTodd Hornung-
60Nashville Predators-Denis Arkhipov-
61Florida Panthers-Joe DiPenta-
62Calgary FlamesVancouver CanucksPaul Manning-
63Florida PanthersAnaheim DucksLance 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 LeafsAlex Henry-
68Vancouver CanucksNew York IslandersJarkko RuutuFinlandLW-
69Toronto Maple LeafsChicago BlackhawksJamie Hodson-
70Carolina Hurricanes-Kevin Holdridge-
71Carolina HurricanesSan Jose SharksErik ColeUnited StatesLW-
72Tampa Bay LightningEdmonton OilersDmitri Afanasenkov-
73Arizona Coyotes-Pat O'Leary-
74Ottawa Senators-Julien Vauclair-
75Montreal Canadiens-Francois BeaucheminCanadaLD-
76Los Angeles Kings-Aleksei Volkov-
77Buffalo Sabres-Mike Pandolfo-
78Boston Bruins-Peter Nordstrom-
79Colorado AvalancheWashington CapitalsYevgeni Lazarev-
80Pittsburgh PenguinsColorado AvalancheDavid Cameron-
81Vancouver CanucksPhiladelphia FlyersJustin Morrison-
82New Jersey DevilsPittsburgh PenguinsBrian 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 LightningAlexei PonikarovskyUkraineLW-
88Nashville Predators-Kent Sauer-
89Florida Panthers-Ryan Jardine-
90Vancouver Canucks-Regan Darby-
91Carolina HurricanesAnaheim DucksJosef VasicekCzech RepublicC-
92Tampa Bay LightningCalgary FlamesEric Beaudoin-
93Carolina HurricanesNew York RangersTommy Westlund-
94Chicago BlackhawksToronto Maple LeafsMatthias Trattnig-
95New York Islanders-Andy Burnham-
96New Jersey DevilsChicago BlackhawksMikko Jokela-
97Carolina Hurricanes-Chris Madden-
98San Jose Sharks-Rob DavisonCanadaLD-
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 SabresMiroslav Zalesak-
105New Jersey DevilsBoston BruinsPierre 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. Louis BluesBrent Hobday-
112Anaheim DucksDetroit Red WingsViktor Wallin-
113Edmonton OilersNew Jersey DevilsKristian Antila-
114New York RangersDallas StarsBoyd Kane-

Round 5

#TEAMORIGINALPLAYERNATPOSMUST SIGN BYTRADE/ADDITIONAL DETAILS
115Arizona CoyotesTampa Bay LightningJay LeachUnited StatesLD-
116Arizona CoyotesNashville PredatorsJosh Blackburn-
117Florida Panthers-Jaroslav SpacekCzech RepublicD-
118Colorado Avalanche-Mike Siklenka-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Mike Keane
119New Jersey DevilsVancouver CanucksAnton But-
120Calgary FlamesAnaheim DucksBrent Gauvreau-
121Tampa Bay LightningCalgary FlamesCurtis Rich-
122New York Rangers-Pat Leahy-
123New York IslandersToronto Maple LeafsJiri 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 RullierCanadaRD-
134Pittsburgh PenguinsBuffalo SabresRob ScuderiUnited StatesLD-
135Boston Bruins-Andrew RaycroftCanadaG-
136Vancouver CanucksWashington CapitalsDavid Jonsson-
137Buffalo Sabres-Aaron Goldade-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Garry Galley
138Nashville PredatorsColorado AvalancheMartin Beauchesne-
139Philadelphia Flyers-Garrett Prosofsky-
140Vancouver CanucksPittsburgh PenguinsRick Bertran-
141Colorado AvalancheSt. Louis BluesK.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 StarsMikael 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 RourkeCanadaLD-
155New York Islanders-Kevin Clauson-
156Chicago Blackhawks-Kent HuskinsCanadaD-
157St. Louis BluesCarolina HurricanesBrad Voth-
158Chicago BlackhawksSan Jose SharksJari Viuhkola-
159Edmonton Oilers-Trevor Ettinger-
160Arizona Coyotes-Rickard Wallin-
161Ottawa Senators-Chris NeilCanadaRW-
162Montreal Canadiens-Andrei MarkovRussiaLD-
163Los Angeles Kings-Tomas Zizka-
164Buffalo Sabres-Ales KotalikCzech RepublicRW-
165Boston Bruins-Ryan Milanovic-
166Chicago BlackhawksWashington CapitalsJonathan Pelletier-
167Colorado Avalanche-Alex Riazantsev-
168Philadelphia Flyers-Antero Niittymaki-
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 BruinsRadek 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 LightningCraig Murray-
202Nashville Predators-Martin Bartek-
203Florida Panthers-Ian Jacobs-
204Vancouver Canucks-Graig Mischler-
205Anaheim Ducks-David Bernier-
206Calgary Flames-Jonas Frogren-
207New York Rangers-Johan Witehall-
208Carolina HurricanesToronto Maple LeafsJaroslav SvobodaCzech RepublicRW-
209New York Islanders-Frederik Brind'Amour-
210Chicago Blackhawks-Sean Griffin-
211Carolina Hurricanes-Mark Kosick-
212San Jose Sharks-Jim FaheyUnited StatesRD-
213Edmonton Oilers-Christian Lefebvre-
214Arizona Coyotes-Justin Hansen-
215Toronto Maple LeafsOttawa SenatorsDwight Wolfe-
216Montreal Canadiens-Michael RyderCanadaRW-
217Los Angeles Kings-Jim Henkel-
218Buffalo Sabres-David Moravec-
219Vancouver CanucksBoston BruinsCurtis Valentine-
220Washington Capitals-Mike Farrell-
221Tampa Bay LightningColorado AvalancheDan Hulak-
222Philadelphia Flyers-Lubomir Pistek-
223San Jose SharksOttawa SenatorsSergei 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 StarsMihail 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 SharksAndrei Yershov-
241Edmonton Oilers-Maxim Spiridonov-
242New York IslandersArizona CoyotesJason Doyle-
243Philadelphia Flyers-Petr Hubacek-
Pick received as compensation for free agent Michel Petit
244Pittsburgh Penguins-Toby Petersen-
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 BruinsRadek Matejovsky-
251Washington Capitals-Blake EvansCanadaC-
252Tampa Bay LightningColorado AvalancheMartin Cibak-
253Philadelphia Flyers-Bruno St. JacquesCanadaLD-
254Pittsburgh Penguins-Matt Hussey-
255St. Louis Blues-Johnny PohlUnited StatesC-
256Detroit Red Wings-Petja Pietilainen-
257New Jersey Devils-Ryan Held-
258Philadelphia FlyersDallas StarsSergei Skrobot-