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1998 NHL Entry Draft

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258 Selections

Round 1 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
1 Tampa Bay Lightning Vincent Lecavalier C Rimouski 1106 403 508 911 -132 790
2 Nashville Predators David Legwand C Plymouth 977 214 363 577 10 505
3 San Jose Sharks Brad Stuart D Regina 985 77 245 322 14 549
4 Vancouver Canucks Bryan Allen D Oshawa 710 29 105 134 28 833
5 Anaheim Ducks Vitaly Vishnevski D Torpedo Yaroslavl 2 552 16 52 68 -29 494
6 Calgary Flames Rico Fata RW London 230 27 36 63 -60 104
7 New York Rangers Manny Malhotra C Guelph 933 115 176 291 -20 439
8 Chicago Blackhawks Mark Bell C Ottawa 450 87 95 182 -45 602
9 New York Islanders Mike Rupp C Erie 610 54 45 99 -28 855
10 Toronto Maple Leafs Nik Antropov C Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk 788 193 272 465 55 627
11 Carolina Hurricanes Jeff Heerema RW Sarnia 32 4 2 6 -7 6
12 Colorado Avalanche Alex Tanguay LW Halifax 938 253 520 773 156 455
13 Edmonton Oilers Michael Henrich RW Barrie
14 Phoenix Coyotes Patrick DesRochers G Sarnia 11 0 0 0 0 2 11 2 6 1 .872 3.67
15 Ottawa Senators Mathieu Chouinard G Shawinigan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.00
16 Montreal Canadiens Eric Chouinard LW Quebec 90 11 11 22 -8 16
17 Colorado Avalanche Martin Skoula D Barrie 776 44 152 196 16 328
18 Buffalo Sabres Dmitri Kalinin D Traktor Chelyabinsk 539 36 126 162 2 321
19 Colorado Avalanche Robyn Regehr D Kamloops 1022 33 153 186 20 927
20 Colorado Avalanche Scott Parker RW Kelowna 308 7 14 21 4 699
21 Los Angeles Kings Mathieu Biron D Shawinigan 253 12 32 44 -69 177
22 Philadelphia Flyers Simon Gagne LW Quebec 799 288 309 597 129 324
23 Pittsburgh Penguins Milan Kraft C Keramika Plzen Jr. 207 41 41 82 -45 52
24 St. Louis Blues Christian Backman D Vastra Frolunda Jr. 302 23 56 79 1 182
25 Detroit Red Wings Jiri Fischer D Hull 305 11 49 60 29 295
26 New Jersey Devils Mike Van Ryn D U. of Michigan 353 30 99 129 5 260
27 New Jersey Devils Scott Gomez C Tri-City 987 173 540 713 16 626
Round 2 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
28 Colorado Avalanche Ramzi Abid LW Chicoutimi 68 14 16 30 -11 78
29 San Jose Sharks Jonathan Cheechoo RW Belleville 501 170 135 305 29 324
30 Florida Panthers Kyle Rossiter D Spokane 11 0 1 1 -3 9
31 Vancouver Canucks Artem Chubarov C Dynamo Moscow 228 25 33 58 -3 40
32 Anaheim Ducks Stephen Peat RW Red Deer 130 8 2 10 -16 234
33 Calgary Flames Blair Betts C Prince George 477 41 37 78 -18 118
34 Buffalo Sabres Andrew Peters LW Oshawa 229 4 3 7 -17 650
35 Toronto Maple Leafs Petr Svoboda D Havlickuv Brod 18 1 2 3 -5 10
36 New York Islanders Chris Nielsen RW Calgary 52 6 8 14 1 8
37 New Jersey Devils Christian Berglund LW Farjestad Jr. 86 11 16 27 -6 42
38 Colorado Avalanche Philippe Sauve G Rimouski 32 0 0 0 0 23 32 10 14 3 .888 3.45
39 Dallas Stars John Erskine D London 491 15 39 54 -17 865
40 New York Rangers Randy Copley RW Cape Breton
41 St. Louis Blues Maxim Linnik D St. Thomas Jr. B
42 Philadelphia Flyers Jason Beckett D Seattle
43 Phoenix Coyotes Ossi Vaananen D Jokerit Helsinki Jr. 479 13 55 68 26 482
44 Ottawa Senators Mike Fisher C Sudbury 887 226 255 481 36 684
45 Montreal Canadiens Mike Ribeiro C Rouyn-Noranda 865 202 454 656 -12 449
46 Los Angeles Kings Justin Papineau C Belleville 81 11 8 19 2 12
47 Buffalo Sabres Norm Milley RW Laval 29 2 4 6 -4 12
48 Boston Bruins Jonathan Girard D Laval 150 10 34 44 6 46
49 Washington Capitals Jomar Cruz G Brandon
50 Buffalo Sabres Jaroslav Kristek RW ZPS Zlin 6 0 0 0 -2 4
51 Philadelphia Flyers Ian Forbes D Guelph
52 Boston Bruins Bobby Allen D Boston College 51 0 3 3 -3 12
53 Colorado Avalanche Steve Moore C Harvard 69 5 7 12 -9 41
54 Pittsburgh Penguins Alexander Zevakhin LW CSKA Moscow
55 Detroit Red Wings Ryan Barnes LW Sudbury 2 0 0 0 0 0
56 Detroit Red Wings Tomek Valtonen LW Ilves Tampere Jr.
57 Dallas Stars Tyler Bouck C Prince George 91 4 8 12 -9 93
58 Ottawa Senators Chris Bala LW Harvard 6 0 1 1 1 0
Round 3 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
59 Washington Capitals Todd Hornung C Portland
60 Nashville Predators Denis Arkhipov C Ak Bars Kazan 352 56 82 138 -51 128
61 Florida Panthers Joe DiPenta D Boston U. 174 6 17 23 15 110
62 Calgary Flames Paul Manning D Colorado College 8 0 0 0 0 2
63 Florida Panthers Lance Ward D Red Deer 209 4 12 16 -30 391
64 Tampa Bay Lightning Brad Richards C Rimouski 982 276 591 867 -74 231
65 San Jose Sharks Eric Laplante LW Halifax
66 New York Rangers Jason LaBarbera G Portland 182 0 2 2 0 10 182 60 73 19 .907 2.86
67 Edmonton Oilers Alex Henry D London 177 2 9 11 -7 269
68 Vancouver Canucks Jarkko Ruutu RW HIFK Helsinki 652 58 84 142 -21 1078
69 Toronto Maple Leafs Jamie Hodson G Brandon
70 Carolina Hurricanes Kevin Holdridge D Plymouth
71 Carolina Hurricanes Erik Cole LW Clarkson 824 244 249 493 -9 645
72 Tampa Bay Lightning Dmitry Afanasenkov LW Torpedo Yaroslavl 2 227 27 27 54 -36 52
73 Phoenix Coyotes Pat O'Leary C Robbinsdale (High-MN)
74 Ottawa Senators Julien Vauclair D Lugano 1 0 0 0 1 2
75 Montreal Canadiens Francois Beauchemin D Laval 609 49 147 196 6 346
76 Los Angeles Kings Alexei Volkov G Krylja Sovetov 2
77 Buffalo Sabres Mike Pandolfo LW St. Sebastian's (High-MA) 3 0 0 0 -2 0
78 Boston Bruins Peter Nordstrom C Farjestad Jr. 2 0 0 0 -1 0
79 Colorado Avalanche Evgeny Lazarev LW Kitchener Jr. B
80 Pittsburgh Penguins David Cameron C Prince Albert
81 Vancouver Canucks Justin Morrison RW Colorado College
82 New Jersey Devils Brian Gionta RW Boston College 776 249 236 485 65 323
83 St. Louis Blues Matt Walker D Portland 314 4 26 30 -9 464
84 Detroit Red Wings Jake McCracken G Sault Ste. Marie
85 Nashville Predators Geoff Koch LW U. of Michigan
86 Dallas Stars Gabriel Karlsson C HV 71 Jonkoping Jr.
Round 4 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
87 Toronto Maple Leafs Alexei Ponikarovsky LW Dynamo 2 678 139 184 323 47 419
88 Nashville Predators Kent Sauer D North Iowa Jr. A
89 Florida Panthers Ryan Jardine LW Sault Ste. Marie 8 0 2 2 0 2
90 Vancouver Canucks Regan Darby D Tri-City
91 Carolina Hurricanes Josef Vasicek C Slavia Praha Jr. 460 77 106 183 -38 311
92 Tampa Bay Lightning Eric Beaudoin LW Guelph 53 3 8 11 -15 41
93 Carolina Hurricanes Tommy Westlund RW Brynas Gavle 203 9 13 22 -27 48
94 Chicago Blackhawks Matthias Trattnig C U. of Maine
95 New York Islanders Andy Burnham RW Windsor
96 New Jersey Devils Mikko Jokela D HIFK Helsinki 1 0 0 0 0 0
97 Carolina Hurricanes Chris Madden G Guelph
98 San Jose Sharks Rob Davison D North Bay 219 3 15 18 -5 321
99 Edmonton Oilers Shawn Horcoff C Michigan State 873 169 298 467 -37 563
100 Phoenix Coyotes Ryan Vanbuskirk D Sarnia
101 Ottawa Senators Petr Schastlivy LW Torpedo Yaroslavl 129 18 22 40 3 30
102 Calgary Flames Shaun Sutter RW Lethbridge
103 Los Angeles Kings Kip Brennan LW Sudbury 61 1 1 2 -2 222
104 San Jose Sharks Miroslav Zalesak RW Plastika Nitra 12 1 2 3 -3 0
105 New Jersey Devils Pierre Dagenais RW Rouyn-Noranda 142 35 23 58 0 58
106 Washington Capitals Krys Barch LW London 381 12 23 35 -16 812
107 Washington Capitals Chris Corrinet RW Princeton 8 0 1 1 -4 6
108 Calgary Flames Dany Sabourin G Sherbrooke 57 0 1 1 0 4 57 18 25 4 .898 2.87
109 Philadelphia Flyers Jean-Philippe Morin D Drummondville
110 Pittsburgh Penguins Scott Myers G Prince George
111 Detroit Red Wings Brent Hobday C Moose Jaw
112 Anaheim Ducks Viktor Wallin D HV 71 Jonkoping Jr.
113 Edmonton Oilers Kristian Antila G Ilves Tampere
114 New York Rangers Boyd Kane LW Regina 31 0 3 3 -8 39
Round 5 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
115 Phoenix Coyotes Jay Leach D Providence 70 1 2 3 3 60
116 Phoenix Coyotes Josh Blackburn G Lincoln
117 Florida Panthers Jaroslav Spacek D Farjestad 880 82 273 355 49 618
118 Washington Capitals Mike Siklenka RW Lloydminster 2 0 0 0 0 0
119 New Jersey Devils Anton But LW Torpedo Yaroslavl 2
120 Calgary Flames Brent Gauvreau RW Oshawa
121 Tampa Bay Lightning Curtis Rich D Calgary
122 New York Rangers Patrick Leahy RW Miami University 50 4 4 8 -1 19
123 New York Islanders Jiri Dopita C DS Olomouc 73 12 21 33 5 19
124 Philadelphia Flyers Francis Belanger LW Rimouski 10 0 0 0 -3 29
125 Washington Capitals Erik Wendell C Maple Grove H.S.
126 Toronto Maple Leafs Morgan Warren RW Moncton
127 San Jose Sharks Brandon Coalter LW Oshawa
128 Edmonton Oilers Paul Elliott D Medicine Hat
129 Phoenix Coyotes Robert Schnabel D Slavia Praha 22 0 3 3 6 34
130 Ottawa Senators Gavin McLeod D Kelowna
131 New York Rangers Tomas Kloucek D Slavia Praha Jr. 141 2 8 10 -9 250
132 Montreal Canadiens Andrei Bashkirov LW Fort Wayne/Las Vegas 30 0 3 3 -5 0
133 Los Angeles Kings Joe Rullier D Rimouski
134 Pittsburgh Penguins Rob Scuderi D Boston College 638 7 83 90 9 171
135 Boston Bruins Andrew Raycroft G Sudbury 280 0 3 3 0 14 280 113 114 27 .900 2.89
136 Vancouver Canucks David Ytfeldt D Leksand
137 Buffalo Sabres Aaron Goldade C Brandon
138 Nashville Predators Martin Beauchesne D Sherbrooke
139 Philadelphia Flyers Garrett Prosofsky C Saskatoon
140 Vancouver Canucks Rick Bertran D Kitchener
141 Colorado Avalanche K.C. Timmons LW Tri-City
142 Detroit Red Wings Calle Steen RW Hammarby
143 New Jersey Devils Ryan Flinn LW Laval 31 1 0 1 0 84
144 Edmonton Oilers Oleg Smirnov LW Kristall Elektrostal
145 San Jose Sharks Mikael Samuelsson RW Sodertalje 699 149 197 346 50 370
Round 6 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
146 Tampa Bay Lightning Sergei Kuznetsov C Torpedo Yaroslavl 2
147 Nashville Predators Craig Brunel RW Prince Albert
148 Florida Panthers Chris Ovington D Red Deer
149 Vancouver Canucks Paul Cabana LW Fort McMurray
150 Anaheim Ducks Trent Hunter RW Prince George 497 101 135 236 -5 209
151 Detroit Red Wings Adam DeLeeuw LW Barrie
152 Montreal Canadiens Gordie Dwyer LW Beauport 108 0 5 5 -20 394
153 Dallas Stars Pavel Patera C AIK Solna 32 2 7 9 -9 8
154 Toronto Maple Leafs Allan Rourke D Kitchener 55 1 4 5 4 31
155 New York Islanders Kevin Clauson D Western Michigan
156 Chicago Blackhawks Kent Huskins D Clarkson 318 13 55 68 46 173
157 St. Louis Blues Brad Voth D Medicine Hat
158 Chicago Blackhawks Jari Viuhkola C Karpat Oulu
159 Edmonton Oilers Trevor Ettinger D Cape Breton
160 Phoenix Coyotes Rickard Wallin C Farjestad Jr. 79 8 11 19 -5 34
161 Ottawa Senators Chris Neil RW North Bay 855 102 124 226 -10 2216
162 Montreal Canadiens Andrei Markov D Khimik Voskresensk 765 98 344 442 30 413
163 Los Angeles Kings Tomas Zizka D ZPS Zlin 25 2 6 8 -8 16
164 Buffalo Sabres Ales Kotalik RW Ceske Budejovice Jr. 542 136 148 284 -46 348
165 Boston Bruins Ryan Milanovic LW Kitchener
166 Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Pelletier G Drummondville
167 Colorado Avalanche Alexander Ryazantsev D Victoriaville
168 Philadelphia Flyers Antero Niittymaki G TPS Turku Jr. 234 0 3 3 0 6 234 95 86 31 .902 2.95
169 Pittsburgh Penguins Jan Fadrny C Slavia Praha
170 St. Louis Blues Andrei Troschinsky C Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk
171 Detroit Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk C Yekaterinburg 824 272 532 804 230 206
172 New Jersey Devils Jacques Lariviere LW Moncton
173 Dallas Stars Niko Kapanen C HPK Hameenlinna 397 36 90 126 -25 160
Round 7 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
174 Tampa Bay Lightning Brett Allan C Swift Current
175 Philadelphia Flyers Cam Ondrik G Medicine Hat
176 Florida Panthers B.J. Ketcheson D Peterborough
177 Vancouver Canucks Vincent Malts RW Hull
178 Anaheim Ducks Jesse Fibiger D Minnesota-Duluth 16 0 0 0 -5 2
179 Washington Capitals Nate Forster D Seattle
180 New York Rangers Stefan Lundqvist RW Brynas Gavle
181 Toronto Maple Leafs Jonathan Gagnon C Cape Breton
182 New York Islanders Evgeny Korolev D London 42 1 4 5 -10 20
183 Chicago Blackhawks Tyler Arnason C St. Cloud State 487 88 157 245 -33 140
184 Carolina Hurricanes Don Smith C Clarkson
185 San Jose Sharks Robert Mulick D Sault Ste. Marie
186 Edmonton Oilers Mike Morrison G U. of Maine 29 0 1 1 0 2 29 11 7 3 .871 3.28
187 Phoenix Coyotes Erik Westrum C U. of Minnesota 27 1 2 3 -4 22
188 Ottawa Senators Michel Periard D Shawinigan
189 Montreal Canadiens Andrei Kruchinin D Lada Togliatti
190 Los Angeles Kings Tommi Hannus C TPS Turku Jr.
191 Buffalo Sabres Brad Moran C Calgary 8 1 2 3 -1 4
192 Calgary Flames Radek Duda RW Sparta Praha
193 Washington Capitals Rastislav Stana G Kosice 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 2 0 .890 3.13
194 Tampa Bay Lightning Oak Hewer C North Bay
195 Philadelphia Flyers Tomas Divisek C Slavia Praha 5 1 0 1 0 0
196 Pittsburgh Penguins Joel Scherban C London
197 St. Louis Blues Brad Twordik C Brandon
198 Detroit Red Wings Jeremy Goetzinger D Prince Albert
199 New Jersey Devils Erik Jensen RW Des Moines (USHL)
200 Dallas Stars Scott Perry C Boston U.
Round 8 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
201 Montreal Canadiens Craig Murray C U. of Michigan
202 Nashville Predators Martin Bartek C Sherbrooke
203 Florida Panthers Ian Jacobs RW Ottawa
204 Vancouver Canucks Greg Mischler C Northeastern
205 Anaheim Ducks David Bernier C Quebec
206 Calgary Flames Jonas Frogren D Farjestad 41 1 6 7 0 28
207 New York Rangers Johan Witehall LW Leksand 54 2 5 7 -5 16
208 Carolina Hurricanes Jaroslav Svoboda LW Olomouc 134 12 17 29 -5 62
209 New York Islanders Frederik Brindamour G Sherbrooke
210 Chicago Blackhawks Sean Griffin D Kingston
211 Carolina Hurricanes Mark Kosick C U. of Michigan
212 San Jose Sharks Jim Fahey D Northeastern 92 1 24 25 -16 67
213 Edmonton Oilers Christian Lefebvre D Granby
214 Phoenix Coyotes Justin Hansen RW Prince George
215 Toronto Maple Leafs Dwight Wolfe D Halifax
216 Montreal Canadiens Michael Ryder RW Hull 759 231 234 465 19 323
217 Los Angeles Kings Jim Henkel C Ottawa
218 Buffalo Sabres David Moravec RW Vitkovice 1 0 0 0 -1 0
219 Vancouver Canucks Curtis Valentine LW Bowling Green
220 Washington Capitals Mike Farrell RW Providence 13 0 0 0 0 2
221 Tampa Bay Lightning Daniel Hulak D Swift Current
222 Philadelphia Flyers Lubomir Pistek RW Kelowna
223 Ottawa Senators Sergei Verenikin RW Torpedo Yaroslavl 2
224 Pittsburgh Penguins Mika Lehto G Assat Pori
225 St. Louis Blues Yevgeny Pastukh LW Khimik Voskresensk
226 Detroit Red Wings David Petrasek D HV 71 Jonkoping
227 New Jersey Devils Marko Ahosilta C KalPa Kuopio
228 Toronto Maple Leafs Michal Travnicek RW Chemopetrol Litvinov
Round 9 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
229 Tampa Bay Lightning Chris Lyness D Cape Breton
230 Nashville Predators Karlis Skrastins D TPS Turku 832 32 104 136 -45 375
231 Florida Panthers Adrian Wichser C EHC Kloten
232 Vancouver Canucks Jason Metcalfe D London
233 Anaheim Ducks Pelle Prestberg LW Farjestad
234 Calgary Flames Kevin Mitchell D Guelph
235 New York Rangers Jan Mertzig D Lulea 23 0 2 2 -5 8
236 Toronto Maple Leafs Sergei Rostov D Dynamo-2 Moscow
237 New York Islanders Ben Blais D Walpole (High-MA)
238 Chicago Blackhawks Alexandre Couture LW Sherbrooke
239 Carolina Hurricanes Brent McDonald C Prince George
240 Chicago Blackhawks Andrei Yershov D Khimik Voskresensk
241 Edmonton Oilers Maxim Spiridonov LW London
242 New York Islanders Jason Doyle RW Sault Ste. Marie
243 Philadelphia Flyers Petr Hubacek C Kometa Brno 6 1 0 1 -1 2
244 Pittsburgh Penguins Toby Petersen C Colorado College 398 33 48 81 -40 50
245 Anaheim Ducks Andreas Andersson G HV 71 Jonkoping
246 Ottawa Senators Rastislav Pavlikovsky LW Dukla Trencin
247 Montreal Canadiens Darcy Harris RW Kitchener
248 Los Angeles Kings Matthew Yeats G Olds Jr. A 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 1 3 0 .908 3.02
249 Buffalo Sabres Edo Terglav RW Baie-Comeau
250 New York Islanders Radek Matejovsky RW Slavia Praha
251 Washington Capitals Blake Evans C Tri-City
252 Tampa Bay Lightning Martin Cibak C Medicine Hat 154 5 18 23 -16 60
253 Philadelphia Flyers Bruno St. Jacques D Baie-Comeau 67 3 7 10 -6 47
254 Pittsburgh Penguins Matt Hussey C Avon Old Farms (High-CT) 21 2 2 4 -6 2
255 St. Louis Blues John Pohl C Red Wing High 115 17 21 38 -8 24
256 Detroit Red Wings Petja Pietilainen LW Saskatoon
257 New Jersey Devils Ryan Held C Kitchener
258 Philadelphia Flyers Sergei Skrobot D Dynamo-2 Moscow