1997 NHL Entry Draft

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246 Selections

Round 1 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
1 Boston Bruins Joe Thornton C 18 2015 Sault Ste. Marie 1230 349 865 1214 179 1025
2 San Jose Sharks Patrick Marleau C 18 2015 Seattle 1270 443 506 949 23 413
3 Los Angeles Kings Olli Jokinen C 19 2015 HIFK Helsinki 1189 318 423 741 -139 1051
4 New York Islanders Roberto Luongo G 18 2015 Val d'Or 818 0 17 17 0 38 818 379 316 98 .919 2.51
5 New York Islanders Eric Brewer D 18 2015 Prince George 982 74 190 264 -89 774
6 Calgary Flames Daniel Tkaczuk C 18 2001 Barrie 19 4 7 11 1 14
7 Tampa Bay Lightning Paul Mara D 18 2011 Sudbury 734 64 189 253 -110 776
8 Boston Bruins Sergei Samsonov LW 19 2011 Detroit 888 235 336 571 11 209
9 Washington Capitals Nick Boynton D 19 2011 Ottawa 605 34 110 144 19 862
10 Vancouver Canucks Brad Ference D 18 2007 Spokane 250 4 30 34 -44 565
11 Montreal Canadiens Jason Ward RW 19 2009 Erie 336 36 45 81 -29 171
12 Ottawa Senators Marian Hossa RW 19 2015 Dukla Trencin 1110 467 543 1010 214 572
13 Chicago Blackhawks Dan Cleary RW 19 2015 Belleville 927 165 222 387 8 486
14 Edmonton Oilers Michel Riesen RW 18 2001 Biel-Bienne 12 0 1 1 2 4
15 Los Angeles Kings Matt Zultek LW Ottawa
16 Chicago Blackhawks Ty Jones RW 18 2004 Spokane 14 0 0 0 -1 19
17 Pittsburgh Penguins Robert Dome RW 19 2003 Las Vegas (IHL) 53 7 7 14 0 12
18 Anaheim Ducks Michael Holmqvist C 18 2007 Djurgarden 156 18 17 35 -25 72
19 New York Rangers Stefan Cherneski RW Brandon
20 Florida Panthers Mike Brown LW 18 2006 Red Deer 34 1 2 3 1 130
21 Buffalo Sabres Mika Noronen G 18 2006 Tappara Tampere 71 1 0 1 0 4 71 23 32 6 .901 2.68
22 Carolina Hurricanes Nikos Tselios D 19 2002 Belleville 2 0 0 0 -2 6
23 San Jose Sharks Scott Hannan D 19 2015 Kelowna 1014 36 174 210 1 609
24 New Jersey Devils Jean-Francois Damphousse G 18 2002 Moncton 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 3 0 .896 2.45
25 Dallas Stars Brenden Morrow LW 19 2015 Portland 941 262 307 569 109 1304
26 Colorado Avalanche Kevin Grimes D Kingston
Round 2 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
27 Boston Bruins Ben Clymer RW 19 2007 U. of Minnesota 438 52 77 129 -64 367
28 Carolina Hurricanes Brad DeFauw LW 20 2003 North Dakota 9 3 0 3 -2 2
29 Los Angeles Kings Scott Barney C 18 2006 Peterborough 27 5 6 11 1 4
30 Philadelphia Flyers Jean-Marc Pelletier G 19 2004 Cornell 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 4 0 .857 3.90
31 New York Islanders Jeff Zehr LW 19 2000 Windsor 4 0 0 0 -1 2
32 Calgary Flames Evan Lindsay G Prince Albert
33 Tampa Bay Lightning Kyle Kos D Red Deer
34 Vancouver Canucks Ryan Bonni D 18 2000 Saskatoon 3 0 0 0 -1 0
35 Washington Capitals Jean-Francois Fortin D 18 2004 Sherbrooke 71 1 4 5 -4 42
36 Vancouver Canucks Harold Druken C 19 2004 Detroit 146 27 36 63 18 36
37 Montreal Canadiens Gregor Baumgartner LW Laval
38 New Jersey Devils Stanislav Gron RW 19 2001 Slovan Bratislava 1 0 0 0 1 0
39 Chicago Blackhawks Jeremy Reich LW 18 2008 Seattle 99 2 4 6 -18 161
40 St. Louis Blues Tyler Rennette C North Bay
41 Edmonton Oilers Patrick Dovigi G Erie
42 Calgary Flames John Tripp RW 20 2004 Oshawa 43 2 7 9 -3 35
43 Phoenix Coyotes Juha Gustafsson D Kiekko-Espoo
44 Pittsburgh Penguins Brian Gaffaney D North Iowa Jr. A
45 Anaheim Ducks Maxim Balmochnykh LW 18 2000 Lada Togliatti 6 0 1 1 2 2
46 New York Rangers Wes Jarvis D Kitchener
47 Florida Panthers Kristian Huselius LW 19 2012 Farjestad 662 190 261 451 -16 256
48 Buffalo Sabres Henrik Tallinder D 19 2014 AIK Solna 678 28 114 142 8 378
49 Detroit Red Wings Yuri Butsayev LW 19 2003 Lada Togliatti 99 10 4 14 -13 28
50 Philadelphia Flyers Pat Kavanagh RW 18 2006 Peterborough 14 2 0 2 0 4
51 Calgary Flames Dmitri Kokorev D Dynamo-2 Moscow
52 Dallas Stars Roman Lyashenko C 18 2003 Torpedo Yaroslavl 139 14 9 23 -7 55
53 Colorado Avalanche Graham Belak LW Edmonton
Round 3 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
54 Boston Bruins Mattias Karlin C MoDo Ornskoldsvik
55 Colorado Avalanche Rick Berry D 19 2004 Seattle 197 2 13 15 -6 314
56 Florida Panthers Vratislav Cech D Kitchener
57 Toronto Maple Leafs Jeff Farkas RW 20 2003 Boston College 11 0 2 2 -1 6
58 Ottawa Senators Jani Hurme G 23 2003 TPS Turku 76 0 0 0 0 19 76 29 25 11 .906 2.61
59 New York Islanders Jarrett Smith C Prince George
60 Calgary Flames Derek Schutz C Spokane
61 Tampa Bay Lightning Matt Elich RW 18 2001 Windsor 16 1 1 2 -6 0
62 Philadelphia Flyers Kris Mallette D Kelowna
63 Boston Bruins Lee Goren RW 20 2007 North Dakota 67 5 4 9 -16 44
64 Vancouver Canucks Kyle Freadrich LW 19 2001 Regina 23 0 1 1 -2 75
65 Montreal Canadiens Ilkka Mikkola D Karpat Oulu
66 Ottawa Senators Josh Langfeld RW 20 2008 Lincoln 143 9 23 32 8 60
67 Chicago Blackhawks Mike Souza LW New Hampshire
68 Edmonton Oilers Sergei Yerkovich D Las Vegas (IHL)
69 Buffalo Sabres Maxim Afinogenov RW 18 2010 Dynamo Moscow 651 158 237 395 -43 486
70 Calgary Flames Erik Andersson C 26 1998 U. of Denver 12 2 1 3 -4 8
71 Pittsburgh Penguins Josef Melichar D 19 2009 Ceske Budejovice 349 7 42 49 -26 300
72 Anaheim Ducks Jay Legault LW London
73 New York Rangers Burke Henry D 19 2004 Brandon 39 2 6 8 -13 33
74 Florida Panthers Nick Smith C 18 2002 Barrie 15 0 0 0 -1 0
75 Buffalo Sabres Jeff Martin C Windsor
76 Detroit Red Wings Petr Sykora C 19 2006 Pardubice 12 2 2 4 -1 6
77 Dallas Stars Steve Gainey LW 19 2006 Kamloops 33 0 2 2 -3 34
78 Colorado Avalanche Ville Nieminen LW 20 2007 Tappara Tampere 385 48 69 117 -28 333
79 New York Islanders Robert Schnabel D 19 2004 Slavia Praha 22 0 3 3 6 34
80 Carolina Hurricanes Francis Lessard RW 18 2011 Val d'Or 115 1 3 4 -6 346
Round 4 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
81 Boston Bruins Karol Bartanus RW Drummondville
82 San Jose Sharks Adam Colagiacomo RW Oshawa
83 Los Angeles Kings Joe Corvo D 20 2014 Western Michigan 708 92 218 310 25 241
84 Toronto Maple Leafs Adam Mair C 18 2011 Owen Sound 615 38 76 114 -26 829
85 New York Islanders Petr Mika LW 18 2000 Slavia Praha 3 0 0 0 -1 0
86 St. Louis Blues Didier Tremblay D Halifax
87 Colorado Avalanche Brad Larsen LW 20 2008 Swift Current 294 19 29 48 -23 134
88 Carolina Hurricanes Shane Willis RW 20 2004 Lethbridge 174 31 43 74 -16 77
89 Washington Capitals Curtis Cruickshank G Kingston
90 Vancouver Canucks Chris Stanley C Belleville
91 Montreal Canadiens Daniel Tetrault D Brandon
92 Calgary Flames Chris St. Croix D Kamloops
93 New York Rangers Tomi Kallarsson D HPK Hameenlinna
94 Edmonton Oilers Jonas Elofsson D Farjestad
95 Florida Panthers Ivan Novoseltsev RW 19 2004 Krylja Sovetov 234 31 44 75 -47 112
96 Phoenix Coyotes Scott McCallum D Tri-City
97 Pittsburgh Penguins Alexandre Mathieu LW Halifax
98 St. Louis Blues Jan Horacek D Slavia Praha
99 Los Angeles Kings Sean Blanchard D Ottawa
100 Calgary Flames Ryan Ready LW 19 2006 Belleville 7 0 1 1 0 0
101 Buffalo Sabres Luc Theoret D Lethbridge
102 Detroit Red Wings Quintin Laing LW 18 2010 Kelowna 79 3 8 11 8 31
103 Philadelphia Flyers Mikhail Chernov D Torpedo Yaroslavl 2
104 New Jersey Devils Lucas Nehrling D Sarnia
105 Dallas Stars Marcus Kristoffersson LW Mora
106 St. Louis Blues Jame Pollock D 18 2004 Seattle 9 0 0 0 -1 6
Round 5 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
107 San Jose Sharks Adam Nittel RW Erie
108 Tampa Bay Lightning Mark Thompson D Regina
109 Tampa Bay Lightning Jan Sulc C Chemopetrol Litvinov
110 Chicago Blackhawks Ben Simon LW 19 2006 U. of Notre Dame 81 3 1 4 -13 47
111 Toronto Maple Leafs Frantisek Mrazek LW Ceske Budejovice
112 Tampa Bay Lightning Karel Betik D 19 1999 Kelowna 3 0 2 2 -3 2
113 Calgary Flames Martin Moise LW Beauport
114 Vancouver Canucks David Darguzas C Edmonton
115 New York Islanders Adam Edinger C Bowling Green
116 Washington Capitals Kevin Caulfield RW Boston College
117 Vancouver Canucks Matt Cockell G Saskatoon
118 Montreal Canadiens Konstantin Sidulov D Traktor Chelyabinsk
119 Ottawa Senators Magnus Arvedson LW 26 2004 Farjestad 434 100 125 225 109 241
120 Chicago Blackhawks Peter Gardiner RW RPI
121 Edmonton Oilers Jason Chimera LW 18 2015 Medicine Hat 812 138 176 314 -21 756
122 Montreal Canadiens Gennady Razin D Kamloops
123 Phoenix Coyotes Curtis Suter LW Spokane
124 Pittsburgh Penguins Harlan Pratt D Prince Albert
125 Anaheim Ducks Luc Vaillancourt G Beauport
126 New York Rangers Jason McLean G Moose Jaw
127 Florida Panthers Pat Parthenais D Detroit
128 Buffalo Sabres Torrey DiRoberto C Seattle
129 Detroit Red Wings John Wikstrom D Lulea
130 Chicago Blackhawks Kyle Calder LW 19 2010 Regina 590 114 180 294 -71 309
131 New Jersey Devils Jiri Bicek RW 19 2004 Kosice 62 6 7 13 6 29
132 Dallas Stars Teemu Elomo LW TPS Turku
133 Colorado Avalanche Aaron Miskovich C Green Bay
134 New York Rangers Johan Lindbom LW 26 1998 HV 71 Jonkoping 38 1 3 4 4 28
Round 6 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
135 Boston Bruins Denis Timofeev D CSKA Moscow 2
136 New York Rangers Mike York LW 20 2009 Michigan State 579 127 195 322 -34 135
137 Los Angeles Kings Richard Seeley D Prince Albert
138 Toronto Maple Leafs Eric Gooldy LW Detroit
139 New York Islanders Bobby Leavins LW Brandon
140 Calgary Flames Ilja Demidov D Dynamo-2 Moscow
141 Edmonton Oilers Peter Sarno C 18 2006 Windsor 7 1 0 1 2 2
142 Carolina Hurricanes Kyle Dafoe D Owen Sound
143 Washington Capitals Henrik Petre D Djurgarden
144 Vancouver Canucks Matt Cooke C 19 2015 Windsor 1025 165 229 394 66 1126
145 Montreal Canadiens Jonathan Desroches D Granby
146 Ottawa Senators Jeff Sullivan D Halifax
147 Chicago Blackhawks Heath Gordon RW Green Bay
148 Vancouver Canucks Larry Shapley D Welland Jr. B
149 St. Louis Blues Nicholas Bilotto D Beauport
150 Los Angeles Kings Jeff Katcher D Brandon
151 Phoenix Coyotes Robert Francz LW Peterborough
152 Pittsburgh Penguins Petr Havelka LW Sparta Praha
153 Tampa Bay Lightning Andrei Skopintsev D 26 2001 TPS Turku 40 2 4 6 -10 32
154 New York Rangers Shawn Degagne G Kitchener
155 Florida Panthers Keith Delaney C Barrie
156 Buffalo Sabres Brian Campbell D 18 2015 Ottawa 856 74 362 436 13 205
157 Detroit Red Wings B.J. Young RW 20 2000 Red Deer 1 0 0 0 0 0
158 Philadelphia Flyers Jordon Flodell D Moose Jaw
159 New Jersey Devils Sascha Goc D 18 2002 Schwenningen 22 0 0 0 5 4
160 Dallas Stars Alexei Timkin RW Torpedo Yaroslavl 2
161 Colorado Avalanche David Aebischer G 19 2008 Fribourg 214 0 5 5 0 30 214 106 74 17 .912 2.52
Round 7 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
162 Boston Bruins Joel Trottier RW Ottawa
163 San Jose Sharks Joe Dusbabek RW U. of Notre Dame
164 Philadelphia Flyers Todd Fedoruk LW 18 2010 Kelowna 545 32 65 97 -27 1050
165 Toronto Maple Leafs Hugo Marchand D Victoriaville
166 New York Islanders Kris Knoblauch LW Imperial
167 Calgary Flames Jeremy Rondeau LW Swift Current
168 Tampa Bay Lightning Justin Jack RW Kelowna
169 Carolina Hurricanes Andrew Merrick C U. of Michigan
170 Tampa Bay Lightning Eero Somervuori RW Jokerit Helsinki
171 Vancouver Canucks Rod Leroux D Seattle
172 Montreal Canadiens Ben Guite RW 19 2010 U. of Maine 175 19 26 45 -4 97
173 Ottawa Senators Robin Bacul RW Slavia Praha Jr.
174 Chicago Blackhawks Jerad Smith D Portland
175 New York Rangers Johan Holmqvist G 19 2008 Brynas Gavle 99 0 4 4 0 6 99 48 34 9 .890 2.99
176 Edmonton Oilers Kevin Bolibruck D Peterborough
177 St. Louis Blues Ladislav Nagy LW 18 2008 Dragon Presov 435 115 196 311 35 358
178 Anaheim Ducks Tony Mohagen LW Seattle
179 Pittsburgh Penguins Mark Moore D Harvard
180 Boston Bruins Jim Baxter D Oshawa
181 Anaheim Ducks Mat Snesrud D North Iowa Jr. A
182 New York Rangers Mike Mottau D 19 2014 Boston College 321 7 51 58 -16 164
183 Florida Panthers Tyler Palmer D Lake Superior State
184 Buffalo Sabres Jeremy Adduono RW Sudbury
185 Tampa Bay Lightning Samuel St-Pierre RW Victoriaville
186 Detroit Red Wings Mike Laceby C Kingston
187 Edmonton Oilers Chad Hinz C Moose Jaw
188 New Jersey Devils Mathieu Benoit RW Chicoutimi
189 Dallas Stars Jeff McKercher D Barrie
190 Toronto Maple Leafs Shawn Thornton RW 20 2015 Peterborough 575 38 51 89 -15 919
Round 8 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
191 Boston Bruins Antti Laaksonen LW 24 2007 U. of Denver 483 81 87 168 -11 152
192 San Jose Sharks Cam Severson LW 20 2006 Prince Albert 37 3 0 3 -3 63
193 Los Angeles Kings Jay Kopischke LW North Iowa Jr. A
194 Toronto Maple Leafs Russ Bartlett C Exeter (High-NH)
195 Carolina Hurricanes Niklas Nordgren LW 18 2006 MoDo Ornskoldsvik 58 4 2 6 -8 34
196 New York Islanders Jeremy Symington G Petrolia Jr. B
197 Montreal Canadiens Petr Kubos D Petra Vsetin
198 Tampa Bay Lightning Shawn Skolney D Seattle
199 Carolina Hurricanes Randy Fitzgerald LW Detroit
200 Washington Capitals Pierre-Luc Therrien G Drummondville
201 Vancouver Canucks Denis Martynyuk LW CSKA Moscow 2
202 Montreal Canadiens Andrei Sidyakin RW Salavat Yulayev Ufa
203 Ottawa Senators Nick Gillis RW Cushing Academy (High-MA)
204 Chicago Blackhawks Sergei Shikhanov RW Lada Togliatti
205 Edmonton Oilers Chris Kerr D Sudbury
206 St. Louis Blues Bobby Haglund LW Des Moines
207 Phoenix Coyotes Alexander Andreyev D Weyburn
208 Pittsburgh Penguins Andrew Ference D 18 2015 Portland 849 41 172 213 -14 721
209 Anaheim Ducks Rene Stussi C Thurgau
210 New York Rangers Andrew Proskurnicki LW Sarnia
211 Florida Panthers Doug Schueller D Twin Cities Jr.
212 Buffalo Sabres Kamil Piros C 19 2004 Chemopetrol Litvinov 28 4 4 8 -2 10
213 Detroit Red Wings Steve Willejto C Prince Albert
214 Philadelphia Flyers Marko Kauppinen D JYP HT Jyvaskyla Jr.
215 New Jersey Devils Scott Clemmensen G 20 2015 Des Moines 191 0 3 3 0 4 191 73 59 24 .905 2.79
216 Dallas Stars Alexei Komarov D Dynamo-2 Moscow
217 Colorado Avalanche Doug Schmidt D Waterloo Jr. A
Round 9 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
218 Boston Bruins Eric Van Acker D Chicoutimi
219 San Jose Sharks Mark Smith C 20 2008 Lethbridge 377 23 47 70 -10 457
220 Los Angeles Kings Konrad Brand D Medicine Hat
221 Toronto Maple Leafs Jonathan Hedstrom RW 20 2006 Skelleftea 83 13 14 27 1 48
222 New York Islanders Ryan Clark D Lincoln
223 Calgary Flames Dustin Paul RW Moose Jaw
224 Tampa Bay Lightning Paul Comrie C 20 2000 U. of Denver 15 1 2 3 -2 4
225 Carolina Hurricanes Kent McDonell RW 18 2004 Guelph 32 1 2 3 -8 36
226 Washington Capitals Matt Oikawa RW St. Lawrence
227 Vancouver Canucks Peter Brady G Powell River Jr. A
228 Montreal Canadiens Jarl Espen Ygranes D Furuset
229 Ottawa Senators Karel Rachunek D 18 2008 ZPS Zlin Jr. 371 22 118 140 49 227
230 Chicago Blackhawks Chris Feil D Ohio State
231 Edmonton Oilers Alexander Fomichev G St. Albert Jr. A
232 St. Louis Blues Dmitri Plekhanov D Neftekhimik
233 Phoenix Coyotes Wyatt Smith C 20 2008 Minnesota-Duluth 211 10 22 32 -18 65
234 Pittsburgh Penguins Eric Lind D Avon Old Farms (High-CT)
235 Anaheim Ducks Tommi Degerman LW Boston U.
236 New York Rangers Richard Miller D Providence
237 Florida Panthers Benoit Cote C Shawinigan
238 Buffalo Sabres Dylan Kemp D Lethbridge
239 Detroit Red Wings Greg Willers D Kingston
240 Philadelphia Flyers Par Styf D MoDo Ornskoldsvik
241 New Jersey Devils Jan Srdinko D Petra Vsetin
242 Dallas Stars Brett McLean C 19 2009 Kelowna 385 56 106 162 -28 204
243 Colorado Avalanche Kyle Kidney LW Salisbury (High-CT)
244 St. Louis Blues Marek Ivan C Lethbridge
245 Colorado Avalanche Stephen Lafleur D Ottawa
246 Boston Bruins Jay Henderson LW 19 2001 Edmonton 33 1 3 4 -1 37