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The 1997 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on June 21, 1997.

Contents

Selections by round

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Round one

# Player Nationality NHL team College/Junior/Club team
1 Joe Thornton (Centre) Boston Bruins Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
2 Patrick Marleau (Center) San Jose Sharks Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
3 Olli Jokinen (Center) Flag of Finland Finland Los Angeles Kings HIFK (SM-liiga)
4 Roberto Luongo (Goaltender) New York Islanders
(from Toronto Maple Leafs)
Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
5 Eric Brewer (Defence) New York Islanders Prince George Cougars (WHL)
6 Daniel Tkaczuk (Centre) Calgary Flames Barrie Colts (OHL)
7 Paul Mara (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Tampa Bay Lightning Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
8 Sergei Samsonov (Left wing) Flag of Russia Russia Boston Bruins
(from Carolina Hurricanes)
Detroit Vipers (IHL)
9 Nick Boynton (Defence) Washington Capitals Ottawa 67's (OHL)
10 Brad Ference (Defence) Vancouver Canucks Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
11 Jason Ward (Right wing) Montreal Canadiens Erie Otters (OHL)
12 Marian Hossa (Right wing) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Ottawa Senators HC Dukla Trenčín (Slovak Extraliga)
13 Daniel Cleary (Left wing) Chicago Blackhawks Belleville Bulls (OHL)
14 Michel Riesen (Right wing) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Edmonton Oilers EHC Biel (National League A)
15 Matt Zultek (Left wing) Los Angeles Kings
(from St. Louis Blues)
Ottawa 67's (OHL)
16 Ty Jones (Left wing) Chicago Blackhawks
(from Phoenix Coyotes)
Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
17 Robert Dome (Right wing) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Pittsburgh Penguins Las Vegas Thunder (IHL)
18 Michael Holmqvist (Centre) Flag of Sweden Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Djurgårdens IF (Elitserien)
19 Stefan Cherneski (Right wing) New York Rangers Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
20 Mike Brown (Left wing) Florida Panthers Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
21 Mika Noronen (Goaltender) Flag of Finland Finland Buffalo Sabres Tappara (SM-liiga)
22 Nikos Tselios (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Carolina Hurricanes
(from Detroit Red Wings)
Belleville Bulls (OHL)
23 Scott Hannan (Defence) San Jose Sharks
(from Philadelphia Flyers through Carolina Hurricanes)
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
24 Jean-Francois Damphousse (Goaltender) New Jersey Devils Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
25 Brenden Morrow (Left wing) Dallas Stars Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
26 Kevin Grimes (Defence) Colorado Avalanche Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)

Round two

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
27 Ben Clymer (Winger) Flag of the United States United States Boston Bruins University of Minnesota (NCAA)
28 Brad DeFauw (Left wing) Flag of the United States United States Carolina Hurricanes
(from San Jose Sharks)
University of North Dakota (NCAA)
29 Scott Barney (Winger) Los Angeles Kings Peterborough Petes (OHL)
30 Jean-Marc Pelletier (Goaltender) Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers
(from Toronto Maple Leafs)
Cornell University (NCAA)
31 Jeff Zehr (Left wing) New York Islanders Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
32 Evan Lindsay (Goaltender) Calgary Flames Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
33 Kyle Kos (Defence) Tampa Bay Lightning Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
34 Ryan Bonni (Defence) Vancouver Canucks
(from Carolina Hurricanes)
Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
35 Jean-Francois Fortin (Defence) Washington Capitals Sherbrooke Faucons (QMJHL)
36 Harold Druken (Centre) Vancouver Canucks Detroit Whalers (OHL)
37 Gregor Baumgartner (Right wing) Flag of Austria Austria Montreal Canadiens Laval Titan Collège Français (QMJHL)
38 Stanislav Gron (Left wing) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia New Jersey Devils
(from Ottawa Senators)
HC Slovan Bratislava (Slovak Extraliga)
39 Jeremy Reich (Left wing) Chicago Blackhawks Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
40 Tyler Rennette (Centre) St. Louis Blues North Bay Centennials (OHL)
41 Patrick Dovigi (Goaltender) Edmonton Oilers Erie Otters (OHL)
42 John Tripp (Right wing) Calgary Flames
(from St. Louis Blues)
Oshawa Generals (OHL)
43 Juha Gustafsson (Defence) Flag of Finland Finland Phoenix Coyotes Kiekko-Espoo (SM-liiga)
44 Brian Gaffaney (Centre) Flag of the United States United States Pittsburgh Penguins North Iowa Huskies (USHL)
45 Maxim Balmochnykh (Left wing) Flag of Russia Russia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim HC Lada Togliatti (Russian Pro Hockey League)
46 Wes Jarvis (Defence) New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
47 Kristian Huselius (Right wing) Flag of Sweden Sweden Florida Panthers Färjestads BK (Elitserien)
48 Henrik Tallinder (Defence) Flag of Sweden Sweden Buffalo Sabres AIK Jr. (Sweden)
49 Yuri Butsayev (Left wing) Flag of Russia Russia Detroit Red Wings HC Lada Togliatti (Russian Pro Hockey League)
50 Pat Kavanagh (Right wing) Philadelphia Flyers Peterborough Petes (OHL)
51 Dmitry Kokorev (Defence) Flag of Russia Russia Calgary Flames
(from Carolina Hurricanes through New Jersey Devils)
HC Dynamo Moscow (Russian Pro Hockey League)
52 Roman Lyashenko (Centre) Flag of Russia Russia Dallas Stars Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russian Pro Hockey League)
53 Graham Belak (Left wing) Colorado Avalanche Edmonton Ice (WHL)

Round three

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
54 Mattias Karlin (Centre) Flag of Sweden Sweden Boston Bruins Modo Hockey (Elitserien)
55 Rick Berry (Defence) Colorado Avalanche
(from San Jose Sharks through St. Louis Blues)
Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
56 Vratislav Cech (Defence) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Florida Panthers
(from Los Angeles Kings)
Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
57 Jeff Farkas (Centre) Flag of the United States United States Toronto Maple Leafs Boston College (NCAA)
58 Jani Hurme (Goaltender) Flag of Finland Finland Ottawa Senators
(from New Jersey Devils)
TPS (SM-liiga)
59 Jarrett Smith (Centre) New York Islanders Prince George Cougars (WHL)
60 Derek Schutz (Centre) Calgary Flames Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
61 Matt Elich (Right wing) Flag of the United States United States Tampa Bay Lightning Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
62 Kris Mallette (Defence) Philadelphia Flyers
(from Carolina Hurricanes)
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
63 Lee Goren (Right wing) Boston Bruins
(from Washington Capitals)
University of North Dakota (NCAA)
64 Kyle Freadrich (Left wing) Vancouver Canucks Regina Pats (WHL)
65 Ilkka Mikkola (Defence) Flag of Finland Finland Montreal Canadiens Kärpät (SM-liiga)
66 Josh Langfeld (Right wing) Flag of the United States United States Ottawa Senators
(from Washington Capitals)
Lincoln Stars (USHL)
67 Mike Souza (Left wing) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks University of New Hampshire (NCAA)
68 Sergei Yerkovich (Defence) Flag of Belarus Belarus Edmonton Oilers Las Vegas Thunder (IHL)
69 Maxim Afinogenov (Right wing) Flag of Russia Russia Buffalo Sabres
(from St. Louis Blues)
HC Dynamo Moscow (Russian Pro Hockey League)
70 Erik Andersson (Left wing) Flag of Sweden Sweden Calgary Flames
(from Phoenix Coyotes)
University of Denver (NCAA)
71 Josef Melichar (Defence) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins HC Ceske Budejovice (Czech Extraliga)
72 Jay Legault (Right wing) Mighty Ducks of Anaheim London Knights (OHL)
73 Burke Henry (Defence) New York Rangers Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
74 Nick Smith (Centre) Florida Panthers Barrie Colts (OHL)
75 Jeff Martin (Forward) Buffalo Sabres Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
76 Petr Sykora (Centre) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings HC Pardubice (Czech Extraliga)
77 Steve Gainey (Left wing) Dallas Stars
(from Philadelphia Flyers)
Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
78 Ville Nieminen (Left wing) Flag of Finland Finland Colorado Avalanche
(from New Jersey Devils through St. Louis Blues)
Tappara (SM-liiga)
79 Robert Schnabel (Defence) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
80 Francis Lessard (Defence) Carolina Hurricanes
(from Colorado Avalanche through New York Islanders and Calgary Flames)
Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)

Round four

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
81 Karol Bartanus (Right wing) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Boston Bruins Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
82 Adam Colagiacomo (Right wing) San Jose Sharks
(from New York Rangers)
Oshawa Generals (OHL)
83 Joe Corvo (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Kings Western Michigan University (NCAA)
84 Adam Mair (Right wing) Toronto Maple Leafs Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
85 Petr Mika (Right wing) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic New York Islanders HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
86 Didier Tremblay (Defence) St. Louis Blues
(from Calgary Flames)
Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
87 Brad Larsen (Left wing) Colorado Avalanche
(from Tampa Bay Lightning)
Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
88 Shane Willis (Winger) Carolina Hurricanes Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
89 Curtis Cruickshank (Goaltender) Washington Capitals Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
90 Chris Stanley (Centre) Vancouver Canucks Belleville Bulls (OHL)
91 Daniel Tetrault (Defence) Montreal Canadiens Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
92 Chris St. Croix (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Calgary Flames
(from Ottawa Senators)
Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
93 Tomi Kallarsson (Defence) Flag of Finland Finland New York Rangers
(from Chicago Blackhawks through San Jose Sharks)
HPK Jr. (Finland)
94 Jonas Elofsson (Defence) Flag of Sweden Sweden Edmonton Oilers Färjestads BK (Elitserien)
95 Ivan Novoseltsev (Right wing) Flag of Russia Russia Florida Panthers
(from St. Louis Blues)
Krylja Sovetov (Russian Pro Hockey League)
96 Scott McCallum (Defence) Phoenix Coyotes Tri-City Americans (WHL)
97 Alexander Mathieu (Centre) Pittsburgh Penguins Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
98 Jan Horacek (Defence) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic St. Louis Blues
(from Mighty Ducks of Anaheim through Colorado Avalanche)
HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
99 Sean Blanchard (Defence) Los Angeles Kings
(from New York Rangers)
Ottawa 67's (OHL)
100 Ryan Ready (Left wing) Calgary Flames
(from Florida Panthers)
Belleville Bulls (OHL)
101 Luc Theoret (Defence) Buffalo Sabres Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
102 Quintin Laing (Left wing) Detroit Red Wings Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
103 Mikhail Chernov (Defence) Flag of Russia Russia Philadelphia Flyers Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russian Pro Hockey League)
104 Lucas Nehrling (Defence) New Jersey Devils Sarnia Sting (OHL)
105 Marc Kristoffersson (Left wing) Flag of Sweden Sweden Dallas Stars Mora IK (SEL)
106 Jame Pollock (Right wing) St. Louis Blues
(from Colorado Avalanche)
Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

Round five

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
107 Adam Nittel (Defence) San Jose Sharks
(from Boston Bruins)
Erie Otters (OHL)
108 Mark Thompson (Defence) Tampa Bay Lightning
(from San Jose Sharks)
Regina Pats (WHL)
109 Jan Sulc (Centre) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Tampa Bay Lightning
(from Los Angeles Kings)
Litvínov Jr. (Czech Republic)
110 Ben Simon (Centre) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
111 Frank Mrazek (Left wing) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs HC Ceske Budejovice (Czech Extraliga)
112 Karel Betik (Defence) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Tampa Bay Lightning
(from New York Islanders)
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
113 Martin Moise (Right wing) Calgary Flames Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
114 David Darguzas (Left wing) Vancouver Canucks
(from Tampa Bay Lighting)
Edmonton Ice (WHL)
115 Adam Edinger (Centre) Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders
(from Carolina Hurricanes)
Bowling Green State University (NCAA)
116 Kevin Caulfield (Forward) Flag of the United States United States Washington Capitals Boston College (NCAA)
117 Matt Cockell (Goaltender) Vancouver Canucks Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
118 Konstantin Sidulov (Defence) Flag of Russia Russia Montreal Canadiens Chelyabinsk Mechel (Russian Pro Hockey League)
119 Magnus Arvedson (Left wing) Flag of Sweden Sweden Ottawa Senators Färjestads BK (Elitserien)
120 Pete Gardiner (Forward) Chicago Blackhawks Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NCAA)
121 Jason Chimera (Left wing) Edmonton Oilers Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
122 Gennady Razin (Defence) Flag of Ukraine Ukraine Montreal Canadiens
(from St. Louis Blues)
Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
123 Curtis Suter (Defence) Phoenix Coyotes Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
124 Harlan Pratt (Defence) Pittsburgh Penguins Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
125 Luc Vaillancourt (Goaltender) Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
126 Jason McLean (Goaltender) New York Rangers Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
127 Pat Parthenais (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Florida Panthers Detroit Whalers (OHL)
128 Torrey DiRoberto (Left wing) Flag of the United States United States Buffalo Sabres Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
129 John Wikstrom (Defence) Flag of Sweden Sweden Detroit Red Wings Luleå HF (Elitserien)
130 Kyle Calder (Left wing) Chicago Blackhawks
(from Philadelphia Flyers)
Regina Pats (WHL)
131 Jiri Bicek (Left wing) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia New Jersey Devils HC Košice (Slovak Extraliga)
132 Teemu Elomo (Left wing) Flag of Finland Finland Dallas Stars TPS (SM-liiga)
133 Aaron Miskovich (Winger) Flag of the United States United States Colorado Avalanche Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
134 Johan Lindbom (Right wing) Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Rangers HV 71 Jönköping (SEL)

Round six

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
135 Denis Timofeyev (Defence) Flag of Russia Russia Boston Bruins HC CSKA Moscow (Russian Pro Hockey League)
136 Mike York (Centre) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers
(from San Jose Sharks)
Michigan State University (NCAA)
137 Richard Seeley (Defence) Los Angeles Kings Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
138 Eric Gooldy (Left wing) Flag of the United States United States Toronto Maple Leafs Detroit Whalers (OHL)
139 Bobby Leavins (Centre) New York Islanders Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
140 Ilja Demidov (Defence) Flag of Russia Russia Calgary Flames
(from New York Islanders)
HC Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
141 Peter Sarno (Centre) Edmonton Oilers
(from Tampa Bay Lightning)
Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
142 Kyle Dafoe (Defence) Carolina Hurricanes Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
143 Henrik Petre (Defence) Flag of Sweden Sweden Washington Capitals Djurgårdens Junior (Sweden)
144 Matt Cooke (Left wing) Vancouver Canucks Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
145 Jonathan Desroches (Defence) Montreal Canadiens Granby Predateurs (QMJHL)
146 Jeffrey Sullivan (Defence) Ottawa Senators Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
147 Heath Gordon (Left wing) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
148 Larry Shapley (Right wing) Vancouver Canucks
(from Edmonton Oilers)
Welland (Golden Horseshoe Junior B Hockey League)
149 Nicholas Bilotto (Defence) St. Louis Blues Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
150 Jeff Katcher (Defence) Los Angeles Kings Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
151 Robert Francz (Left wing) Flag of Germany Germany Phoenix Coyotes Peterborough Petes (OHL)
152 Petr Havelka (Left wing) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins HC Sparta Praha (Czech Extraliga)
153 Andrei Skopintsev (Defence) Flag of Russia Russia Tampa Bay Lightning
(from Mighty Ducks of Anaheim)
TPS (SM-liiga)
154 Shawn Degagne (Goaltender) New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
155 Keith Delaney (Centre) Florida Panthers Barrie Colts (OHL)
156 Brian Campbell (Defence) Buffalo Sabres Ottawa 67's (OHL)
157 B. J. Young (Right wing) Flag of the United States United States Detroit Red Wings Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
158 Jordon Flodell (Defence) Philadelphia Flyers Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
159 Sascha Goc (Defence) Flag of Germany Germany New Jersey Devils Schwenninger Wild Wings (DEL)
160 Alexei Timkin (Winger) Flag of Russia Russia Dallas Stars Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russian Pro Hockey League)
161 David Aebischer (Goaltender) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Colorado Avalanche Fribourg-Gottéron (Nationalliga A)

Round seven

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
162 Joel Trottier (Right wing) Boston Bruins Ottawa 67's (OHL)
163 Joe Dusbabek (Right wing) Flag of the United States United States San Jose Sharks University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
164 Todd Fedoruk (Left wing) Philadelphia Flyers
(from Los Angeles Kings)
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
165 Hugo Marchand (Defence) Toronto Maple Leafs Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
166 Kris Knoblauch (Winger) New York Islanders Edmonton Ice (WHL)
167 Jeremy Rondeau (Left wing) Calgary Flames Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
168 Justin Jack (Right wing) Tampa Bay Lightning Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
169 Andrew Merrick (Left wing) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks
(from Philadelphia Flyers)
University of Michigan (NCAA)
170 Eero Somervuori (Right wing) Flag of Finland Finland Tampa Bay Lightning
(from Washington Capitals)
Jokerit (SM-liiga)
171 Rod Leroux (Defence) Vancouver Canucks Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
172 Ben Guite (Centre) Montreal Canadiens University of Maine (NCAA)
173 Robin Bacul (Forward) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Ottawa Senators HC Slavia Praha (Czech Extraliga)
174 Jared Smith (Defence) Chicago Blackhawks Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
175 Johan Holmqvist (Goaltender) Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Rangers Brynäs IF (Elitserien)
176 Kevin Bolibruck (Defence) Edmonton Oilers Peterborough Petes (OHL)
177 Ladislav Nagy (Centre) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia St. Louis Blues HC Košice (Slovak Extraliga)
178 Tony Mohagen (Left wing) Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
(from Phoenix Coyotes through Philadelphia Flyers)
Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
179 Mark Moore (Defence) Pittsburgh Penguins Harvard University (NCAA)
180 Jim Baxter (Defence) Boston Bruins Oshawa Generals (OHL)
181 Mat Snesrud (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim North Iowa Huskies (USHL)
182 Mike Mottau (Defence) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Boston College (NCAA)
183 Tyler Palmer (Defence) Florida Panthers Lake Superior State University (NCAA)
184 Jeremy Adduono (Left wing) Buffalo Sabres Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
185 Samuel St. Pierre (Right wing) Tampa Bay Lightning Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
186 Mike Laceby (Centre) Detroit Red Wings Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
187 Chad Hinz (Centre) Edmonton Oilers
(from Philadelphia Flyers)
Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
188 Mathieu Benoit (Right wing) New Jersey Devils Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
189 Jeff McKercher (Defence) Dallas Stars Barrie Colts (OHL)
190 Shawn Thornton (Right wing) Toronto Maple Leafs
(from Colorado Avalanche)
Peterborough Petes (OHL)

Round eight

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
191 Antti Laaksonen (Left wing) Flag of Finland Finland Boston Bruins University of Denver (NCAA)
192 Cam Severson (Centre) San Jose Sharks Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
193 Jay Kopischke (Left wing) Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Kings North Iowa Huskies (USHL)
194 Russ Bartlett (Centre) Flag of the United States United States Toronto Maple Leafs Phillips Exeter Academy (US prep school)
195 Niklas Nordgren (Left wing) Flag of Sweden Sweden Carolina Hurricanes MODO Juniors (Sweden)
196 Jeremy Symington (Goaltender) New York Islanders Petrolia Jets (Western Junior B Hockey League)
197 Petr Kubos (Defence) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Montreal Canadiens
(from Calgary Flames)
Vsetínská Hokejová (Czech Extraliga)
198 Shawn Skolney (Defence) Tampa Bay Lightning Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
199 Randy Fitzgerald (Left wing) Carolina Hurricanes Detroit Whalers (OHL)
200 Pierre-Luc Therrien (Goaltender) Washington Capitals Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
201 Denis Martynyuk (Left wing) Flag of Austria Austria Vancouver Canucks CSKA Moscow (Russian Pro Hockey League)
202 Andrei Sidyakin (Right wing) Flag of Russia Russia Montreal Canadiens Salavat Yulaev Ufa (Russian Pro Hockey League)
203 Nick Gillis (Forward) Flag of the United States United States Ottawa Senators Cushing Academy (US boarding school)
204 Sergei Shikhanov (Forward) Flag of Russia Russia Chicago Blackhawks HC Lada Togliatti (Russian Pro Hockey League)
205 Chris Kerr (Defence) Edmonton Oilers Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
206 Bob Haglund (Forward) Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
207 Alex Andreyev (Defence) Flag of Latvia Latvia Phoenix Coyotes Weyurn (Tier II)
208 Andrew Ference (Defence) Pittsburgh Penguins Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
209 Rene Stussi (Centre) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Thurgau (National League B)
210 Andrew Proskurnicki (Left wing) New York Rangers Sarnia Sting (OHL)
211 Doug Schueller (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Florida Panthers Twin Cities Vulcans (USHL)
212 Kamil Piros (Centre) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres Litvínov Jr. (Czech Republic)
213 Steve Wilento (Centre) Detroit Red Wings Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
214 Marko Kauppinen (Defence) Flag of Finland Finland Philadelphia Flyers JYP (Finland)
215 Scott Clemmensen (Goaltender) Flag of the United States United States New Jersey Devils Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
216 Alexei Komarov (Defence) Flag of Russia Russia Dallas Stars Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russian Pro Hockey League)
217 Doug Schmidt (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Colorado Avalanche Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL)

Round nine

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
218 Eric van Acker (Defence) Boston Bruins Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
219 Mark Smith (Centre) San Jose Sharks Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
220 Konrad Brand (Defence) Los Angeles Kings Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
221 Jonathan Hedstrom (Left wing) Flag of Sweden Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs Skellefteå AIK (Allsvenskan)
222 Ryan Clark (Defence) Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders Lincoln Stars (USHL)
223 Dustin Paul (Right wing) Calgary Flames Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
224 Paul Comrie (Centre) Tampa Bay Lightning University of Denver (NCAA)
225 Kent McDonell (Right wing) Carolina Hurricanes Guelph Storm (OHL)
226 Matt Oikawa (Forward) Washington Capitals Saint Lawrence University (NCAA)
227 Peter Brady (Goaltender) Vancouver Canucks Powell River Paper Kings (BCJHL)
228 Jarl Espen Ygranes (Defence) Flag of Norway Norway Montreal Canadiens Furuset (Norway)
229 Karel Rachunek (Defence) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Ottawa Senators HC Zlín (Czech Extraliga)
230 Chris Feil (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks Ohio State University (NCAA)
231 Alexander Fomitchev (Goaltender) Flag of Russia Russia Edmonton Oilers St. Albert Saints (AJHL)
232 Dmitri Plekhanov (Defence) Flag of Russia Russia St. Louis Blues Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Russian Pro Hockey League)
233 Wyatt Smith (Centre) Flag of the United States United States Phoenix Coyotes University of Minnesota (NCAA)
234 Eric Lind (Defence) Flag of the United States United States Pittsburgh Penguins Avon Old Farms (US boarding school)
235 Tommi Degerman (Forward) Flag of Finland Finland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Boston University (NCAA)
236 Richard Miller (Defence) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Providence College (NCAA)
237 Benoit Cote (Forward) Flag of the United States United States Florida Panthers Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
238 Dylan Kemp (Defence) Buffalo Sabres Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
239 Greg Willers (Defence) Detroit Red Wings Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
240 Par Styf (Defence) Flag of Sweden Sweden Philadelphia Flyers MODO Juniors (Sweden)
241 Jan Srdinko (Defence) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic New Jersey Devils HC Petra Vsetin (Czech Extraliga)
242 Brett McLean (Centre) Dallas Stars Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
243 Kyle Kidney (Left wing) Flag of the United States United States Colorado Avalanche Salisbury School (US prep school)
244 Marek Ivan (Centre) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic St. Louis Blues Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
245 Steve Lafleur (Defence) Colorado Avalanche
(from Boston Bruins)
Belleville Bulls (OHL)
246 Jay Henderson (Left wing) Boston Bruins
(from Colorado Avalanche)
Edmonton Ice (WHL)
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