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The 2002 NHL Entry Draft was held June 22-23 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 291 players were drafted: 35 from the OHL; 23 from the QMJHL; 43 from the WHL; 41 from the NCAA; 6 from U.S High Schools and 110 from outside North America.

Selections By Round

Round 1

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
1 Rick Nash (F) Canada Columbus Blue Jackets London Knights
2 Kari Lehtonen (G) Flag of Finland Finland Atlanta Thrashers Jokerit
3 Jay Bouwmeester (D) Canada Florida Panthers Medicine Hat Tigers
4 Joni Pitkänen (D) Flag of Finland Finland Philadelphia Flyers Kärpät
5 Ryan Whitney (D) Flag of the United States United States Pittsburgh Penguins Boston University
6 Scottie Upshall (F) Canada Nashville Predators Kamloops Blazers
7 Joffrey Lupul (F) Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Medicine Hat Tigers
8 Pierre-Marc Bouchard (F) Canada Minnesota Wild Chicoutimi Saguenéens
9 Petr Taticek (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Florida Panthers Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
10 Eric Nystrom (F) Flag of the United States United States Calgary Flames University of Michigan
11 Keith Ballard (D) Flag of the United States United States Buffalo Sabres University of Minnesota
12 Steve Eminger (D) Canada Washington Capitals Kitchener Rangers
13 Alexander Semin (F) Flag of Russia Russia Washington Capitals Traktor Chelyabinsk Jr.
14 Chris Higgins (F) Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens Yale University
15 Jesse Niinimäki (F) Flag of Finland Finland Edmonton Oilers Ilves
16 Jakub Klepis (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Ottawa Senators Portland Winter Hawks
17 Boyd Gordon (F) Canada Washington Capitals Red Deer Rebels
18 Denis Grebeshkov (D) Flag of Russia Russia Los Angeles Kings Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
19 Jakub Koreis (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes Plzeň HC
20 Daniel Paille (F) Canada Buffalo Sabres Guelph Storm
21 Anton Babchuk (D) Flag of Russia Russia Chicago Blackhawks Elemash Elektrostal
22 Sean Bergenheim (F) Flag of Finland Finland New York Islanders Jokerit
23 Ben Eager (F) Canada Phoenix Coyotes Oshawa Generals
24 Alexander Steen (F) Flag of Sweden Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs Frölunda HC
25 Cam Ward (G) Canada Carolina Hurricanes Red Deer Rebels
26 Martin Vagner (D) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Dallas Stars Hull Olympiques
27 Mike Morris (F) Flag of the United States United States San Jose Sharks St. Sebastian's High School
28 Jonas Johansson (F) Flag of Sweden Sweden Colorado Avalanche HV 71
29 Hannu Toivonen (G) Flag of Finland Finland Boston Bruins HPK
30 Jim Slater (F) Flag of the United States United States Atlanta Thrashers Michigan State University

2nd Round

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
31. Jeff Deslauriers (G) Canada Edmonton Oilers Chicoutimi Sagueneens
32. János Vas (F) Flag of Hungary Hungary Dallas Stars Malmö IF
33. Lee Falardeau (F) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Michigan State University
34. Tobias Stephan (G) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Dallas Stars EHC Chur
35. Ondrej Nemec (D) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins Vsetín HC
36. Jarret Stoll (F) Canada Edmonton Oilers Kootenay Ice
37. Tim Brent (F) Canada Anaheim Mighty Ducks Toronto St. Michael's Majors
38. Josh Harding (G) Canada Minnesota Wild Regina Pats
39. Brian McConnell (F) Flag of the United States United States Calgary Flames Boston University
40. Rob Globke (F) Flag of the United States United States Florida Panthers Notre Dame
41. Joakim Lindstrom (F) Flag of Sweden Sweden Columbus Blue Jackets MODO
42. Marius Holtet (F) Flag of Norway Norway Dallas Stars Färjestads BK
43. Trevor Daley (D) Canada Dallas Stars Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
44. Matt Greene (D) Flag of the United States United States Edmonton Oilers Green Bay Gamblers
45. Tomas Linhart (D) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Montreal Canadiens HC Pardubice
46. David LeNeveu (G) Canada Phoenix Coyotes Cornell University
47. Alexei Kaigorodov (F) Flag of Russia Russia Ottawa Senators Metallurg Magnitogorsk
48. Alexei Shkotov (F) Flag of Russia Russia St. Louis Blues Elektrostal
49. Kirill Koltsov (D) Flag of Russia Russia Vancouver Canucks Avangard Omsk
50. Sergei Anshakov (F) Flag of Russia Russia Los Angeles Kings HC CSKA Moscow Jr.
51. Anton Kadeykin (D) Flag of Russia Russia New Jersey Devils Elektrostal
52. Dan Spang (D) Flag of the United States United States San Jose Sharks Winchester High School
53. Barry Tallackson (F) Flag of the United States United States New Jersey Devils University of Minnesota
54. Duncan Keith (D) Canada Chicago Blackhawks Michigan State University
55. Denis Grot (D) Flag of Russia Russia Vancouver Canucks Elektrostal
56. Vladislav Evseev (F) Flag of Russia Russia Boston Bruins HC CSKA Moscow Jr.
57. Matt Stajan (F) Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Belleville Bulls
58. Jiri Hudler (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings Vsetín HC
59. Maxime Daigneault (G) Canada Washington Capitals Val-d'Or Foreurs
60. Adam Henrich (F) Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Brampton Battalion
61. Johnny Boychuk (D) Canada Colorado Avalanche Calgary Hitmen
62. Andrei Mikhnov (F) Flag of Ukraine Ukraine St. Louis Blues Sudbury Wolves
63. Tomas Fleischmann (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings HC Vítkovice

Round 3

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
64. Jason Ryznar (F) Flag of the United States United States New Jersey Devils University of Michigan
65. Ole-Kristian Tollefsen (D) Flag of Norway Norway Columbus Blue Jackets Brandon Wheat Kings
66. Petr Kanko (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Los Angeles Kings Kitchener Rangers
67. Gregory Campbell (F) Canada Florida Panthers Plymouth Whalers
68. Brett Skinner (D) Canada Vancouver Canucks Des Moines Buccaneers
69. Erik Christensen (F) Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Kamloops Blazers
70. Joe Callahan (D) Flag of the United States United States Phoenix Coyotes Yale University
71. Brian Lee (D) Flag of the United States United States Anaheim Mighty Ducks Erie Otters
72. Mike Erickson (F) Flag of the United States United States Minnesota Wild University of Minnesota
73. Barry Brust (G) Canada Minnesota Wild Spokane Chiefs
74. Todd Ford (G) Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Swift Current Broncos
75. Arttu Luttinen (F) Flag of Finland Finland Ottawa Senators HIFK Jr.
76. Michael Tessier (F) Canada Buffalo Sabres Acadie-Bathurst Titan
77. Patrick Wellar (D) Canada Washington Capitals Portland Winter Hawks
78. Geoff Waugh (D) Canada Dallas Stars Kindersley Klippers
79. Brock Radunske (F) Canada Edmonton Oilers Michigan State University
80. Matt Jones (D) Flag of the United States United States Phoenix Coyotes University of North Dakota
81. Marcus Jonasen (F) Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Rangers Västerås IK Jr.
82. John Adams (D) Flag of the United States United States Buffalo Sabres Boston College
83. Lukas Mensator (G) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Vancouver Canucks HC Energie Karlovy Vary Jr.
84. Marek Chvatal (D) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic New Jersey Devils HC Oceláři Třinec Jr.
85. Ahren Nittel (F) Canada New Jersey Devils Windsor Spitfires
86. Jonas Fiedler (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic San Jose Sharks Plymouth Whalers
87. Frans Nielsen (F) Flag of Denmark Denmark New York Islanders Malmö IF
88. Dominic D'Amour (D) Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Hull Olympiques
89. Tomas Troliga (F) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia St. Louis Blues Spisska Nova Ves
90. Matthew Lombardi (F) Canada Calgary Flames Victoriaville Tigres
91. Jesse Lane (D) Flag of the United States United States Carolina Hurricanes Hull Olympiques
92. Derek Krestanovich (F) Canada Washington Capitals Moose Jaw Warriors
93. Alexander Kozhevnikov (F) Flag of Russia Russia Chicago Blackhawks Krylia Sovetov Jr.
94. Eric Lundberg (D) Flag of the United States United States Colorado Avalanche Providence College
95. Valtteri Filppula (F) Flag of Finland Finland Detroit Red Wings Jokerit
96. Jeff Genovy (F) Flag of the United States United States Columbus Blue Jackets Des Moines Buccaneers

Round 4

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
102. Brandon Segal (F) Canada Nashville Predators Calgary Hitmen
104. Aaron Rome (D) Canada Los Angeles Kings Swift Current Broncos
117. Cam Janssen (F) Flag of the United States United States New Jersey Devils Windsor Spitfires
120. Robin Jonsson (F) Flag of Sweden Sweden St. Louis Blues Bofors IK
127. Nate Guenin (D) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Green Bay Gamblers
128. Matt Ellison (F) Canada Chicago Blackhawks Cowichan Valley Capitals
129. Tom Gilbert (D) Flag of the United States United States Colorado Avalanche Chicago Steel

Round 5

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
132. John Zeiler (F) Flag of the United States United States Phoenix Coyotes Sioux City
133. Lasse Pirjetä (F) Flag of Finland Finland Columbus Blue Jackets Kärpät
139. Kris Newbury (F) Canada San Jose Sharks Sarnia Sting
151. Rob McVicar (G) Canada Vancouver Canucks Brandon Wheat Kings
154. Krisjanis Redlihs (D) Flag of Latvia Latvia New Jersey Devils HK Liepājas Metalurgs
155. Armands Berzins (F) Flag of Latvia Latvia Minnesota Wild Shawinigan Cataractes
156. James Wisniewski (D) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks Plymouth Whalers
161. Dov Grumet-Morris (G) Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers Harvard University
164. Tyler Weiman (G) Canada Colorado Avalanche Tri-City Americans

Round 6

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
175. Matt Foy (F) Canada Minnesota Wild Merrimack College
176. Curtis McElhinney (G) Canada Calgary Flames Colorado College
181. Mikko Luoma (D) Flag of Finland Finland Edmonton Oilers Tappara
183. Paul Ranger (D) Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Oshawa Generals
184. Jaroslav Balastik (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Columbus Blue Jackets HC Zlín
186. Kevin Bacon (F) Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Kings Plymouth Whalers
190. D.J. King (F) Canada St. Louis Blues Lethbridge Hurricanes
191. Ian White (D) Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Swift Current Broncos

Round 7

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
199. Greg Mauldin (F) Flag of the United States United States Columbus Blue Jackets University of Massachusetts-Amherst
208. Radoslav Hecl (D) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Buffalo Sabres Bratislava Slovan Harvard
212. Jonathan Ferland (F) Canada Montreal Canadiens Acadie-Bathurst Titan
213. Fredrik Norrena (G) Flag of Finland Finland Tampa Bay Lightning TPS Turku
225. Steve Goertzen (F) Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Seattle Thunderbirds
229. Derek Meech (D) Canada Detroit Red Wings Red Deer Rebels

Round 8

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
234. Maxime Talbot (F) Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Hull Olympiques
237. Christoph Brandner (F) Flag of Austria Austria Minnesota Wild Krefeld Pinguine
238. Jyri Marttinen (D) Flag of Finland Finland Calgary Flames JYP
240. Petr Prucha (F) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic New York Rangers Pardubice HC
241. Dennis Wideman (D) Canada Buffalo Sabres London Knights
244. Dwight Helminen (F) Flag of the United States United States Edmonton Oilers University of Michigan
253. Tom Koivisto (D) Flag of Finland Finland St. Louis Blues Jokerit
254. Jarkko Immonen (F) Flag of Finland Finland Toronto Maple Leafs JYP
255. Ryan Craig (F) Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Brandon Wheat Kings
256. Darren Reid (F) Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Medicine Hat Tigers
259. Yan Stastny (F) Canada Boston Bruins Notre Dame

Round 9

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
262. Christian Söderström (F) Flag of Sweden Sweden Detroit Red Wings Timrå IK
279. Connor James (F) Canada Los Angeles Kings University of Denver
282. Adam Burish (F) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks Green Bay Gamblers
285. Staffan Kronwall (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs Huddinge IK
291. Jonathan Ericsson (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Detroit Red Wings Grand Rapids Griffins

See also

Preceded by:
2001 NHL Entry Draft
NHL Entry Draft Succeeded by:
2003 NHL Entry Draft
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