1997 NHL Entry Draft

246 Selections

246 Selections Table
Round 1 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
1Boston BruinsJoe ThorntonCAC182019Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)1515401103814391991200155.9
2San Jose SharksPatrick MarleauCAC182019Seattle (WHL)16055426041146-3483131.3
3Los Angeles KingsOlli JokinenFIC182015HIFK Helsinki (Finland)1231321429750-132107171.7
4New York IslandersRoberto LuongoCAG182019Val d'Or (QMJHL)1013022220461013476380120.9192.50214.3
5New York IslandersEric BrewerCAD182015Prince George (WHL)100977194271-9979248.7
6Calgary FlamesDaniel TkaczukCAC182001Barrie (OHL)1947111141.2
7Tampa Bay LightningPaul MaraUSD182011Sudbury (OHL)73464189253-11077641.3
8Boston BruinsSergei SamsonovRULW182011Detroit (OHL)8882353365711120961.0
9Washington CapitalsNick BoyntonCAD182011Ottawa (OHL)605341101441986230.0
10Vancouver CanucksBrad FerenceCAD182007Spokane (WHL)25043034-445655.0
11Montreal CanadiensJason WardCARW182009Erie (OHL)336364581-291714.2
12Ottawa SenatorsMarian HossaSKRW182017Dukla Trencin (Slovakia)13095256091134245628144.2
13Chicago BlackhawksDan ClearyCARW182015Belleville (OHL)938165222387649235.1
14Edmonton OilersMichel RiesenCHRW182001Biel-Bienne (Swiss)12011240.0
15Los Angeles KingsMatt ZultekCALWOttawa (OHL)
16Chicago BlackhawksTy JonesUSRW182004Spokane (WHL)14000-119-0.2
17Pittsburgh PenguinsRobert DomeSKRW182003Las Vegas (IHL)5377140121.0
18Anaheim DucksMichael HolmqvistSEC182007Djurgarden (Sweden)156181735-25720.9
19New York RangersStefan CherneskiCARWBrandon (WHL)
20Florida PanthersMike BrownCALW182006Red Deer (WHL)3412311300.2
21Buffalo SabresMika NoronenFIG182006Tappara Tampere (Finland)71101047123326.9012.688.6
22Carolina HurricanesNikos TseliosUSD182002Belleville (OHL)2000-26-0.1
23San Jose SharksScott HannanCAD182015Kelowna (WHL)105538179217262550.8
24New Jersey DevilsJean-Francois DamphousseCAG182002Moncton (QMJHL)6000006130.8962.450.5
25Dallas StarsBrenden MorrowCALW182015Portland (WHL)991265310575107136266.4
26Colorado AvalancheKevin GrimesCADKingston (OHL)
Round 2 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
27Boston BruinsBen ClymerUSRW192007Minnesota (WCHA)4385277129-643679.8
28Carolina HurricanesBrad DeFauwUSLW192003North Dakota (WCHA)9303-220.4
29Los Angeles KingsScott BarneyCAC182006Peterborough (OHL)275611141.3
30Philadelphia FlyersJean-Marc PelletierUSG192004Cornell (ECAC)7000007140.8573.900.0
31New York IslandersJeff ZehrCALW182000Windsor (OHL)4000-12-0.1
32Calgary FlamesEvan LindsayCAGPrince Albert (WHL)
33Tampa Bay LightningKyle KosCADRed Deer (WHL)
34Vancouver CanucksRyan BonniCAD182000Saskatoon (WHL)3000-10-0.1
35Washington CapitalsJean-Francois FortinCAD182004Sherbrooke (QMJHL)71145-4421.2
36Vancouver CanucksHarold DrukenCAC182004Detroit (OHL)14627366318367.2
37Montreal CanadiensGregor BaumgartnerATLWLaval (QMJHL)
38New Jersey DevilsStanislav GronSKRW182001Slovan Bratislava (KHL)1000100.0
39Chicago BlackhawksJeremy ReichCALW182008Seattle (WHL)99246-18161-1.3
40St. Louis BluesTyler RennetteCACNorth Bay (OHL)
41Edmonton OilersPatrick DovigiCAGErie (OHL)
42Calgary FlamesJohn TrippCARW202004Oshawa (OHL)43279-3350.5
43Phoenix CoyotesJuha GustafssonFIDKiekko-Espoo (Finland)
44Pittsburgh PenguinsBrian GaffaneyUSDNorth Iowa (NAHL)
45Anaheim DucksMaxim BalmochnykhRULW182000Lada Togliatti (KHL)6011220.1
46New York RangersWes JarvisCADKitchener (OHL)
47Florida PanthersKristian HuseliusSELW182012Farjestad (Sweden)662190261451-1625648.3
48Buffalo SabresHenrik TallinderSED182014AIK Solna (Sweden)67828114142837834.4
49Detroit Red WingsYuri ButsayevRULW182003Lada Togliatti (KHL)9910414-13280.2
50Philadelphia FlyersPat KavanaghCARW182006Peterborough (OHL)14202040.3
51Calgary FlamesDmitri KokorevRUDDynamo-2 Moscow (Russia)
52Dallas StarsRoman LyashenkoRUC182003Torpedo Yaroslavl (KHL)13914923-7551.4
53Colorado AvalancheGraham BelakCALWEdmonton (WHL)
Round 3 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
54Boston BruinsMattias KarlinSECMoDo Ornskoldsvik (Sweden)
55Colorado AvalancheRick BerryCAD182004Seattle (WHL)19721315-63143.9
56Florida PanthersVratislav CechCZDKitchener (OHL)
57Toronto Maple LeafsJeff FarkasUSRW192003Boston College (H-East)11022-16-0.1
58Ottawa SenatorsJani HurmeFIG222003TPS Turku (Finland)7600001976292511.9062.6111.2
59New York IslandersJarrett SmithCACPrince George (WHL)
60Calgary FlamesDerek SchutzCACSpokane (WHL)
61Tampa Bay LightningMatt ElichUSRW172001Windsor (OHL)16112-60-0.1
62Philadelphia FlyersKris MalletteCADKelowna (WHL)
63Boston BruinsLee GorenCARW192007North Dakota (WCHA)67549-16440.0
64Vancouver CanucksKyle FreadrichCALW182001Regina (WHL)23011-275-0.1
65Montreal CanadiensIlkka MikkolaFIDKarpat Oulu (Finland)
66Ottawa SenatorsJosh LangfeldUSRW202008Lincoln (USHL)143923328602.3
67Chicago BlackhawksMike SouzaUSLWNew Hampshire (H-East)
68Edmonton OilersSergei YerkovichRUDLas Vegas (IHL)
69Buffalo SabresMaxim AfinogenovRURW182010Dynamo Moscow (Russia)651158237395-4348638.9
70Calgary FlamesErik AnderssonSEC261998Denver (WCHA)12213-480.1
71Pittsburgh PenguinsJosef MelicharCZD182009Ceske Budejovice (Czech-2)34974249-263008.6
72Anaheim DucksJay LegaultCALWLondon (OHL)
73New York RangersBurke HenryCAD182004Brandon (WHL)39268-13330.8
74Florida PanthersNick SmithCAC182002Barrie (OHL)15000-10-0.1
75Buffalo SabresJeff MartinCACWindsor (OHL)
76Detroit Red WingsPetr SykoraCZC182006Pardubice (Czech)12224-160.3
77Dallas StarsSteve GaineyCALW182006Kamloops (WHL)33022-334-0.3
78Colorado AvalancheVille NieminenFILW202007Tappara Tampere (Finland)3854869117-283338.4
79New York IslandersRobert SchnabelCZD182004Slavia Praha (Czech-2)220336341.2
80Carolina HurricanesFrancis LessardCARW182011Val d'Or (QMJHL)115134-6346-0.2
Round 4 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
81Boston BruinsKarol BartanusSKRWDrummondville (QMJHL)
82San Jose SharksAdam ColagiacomoCARWOshawa (OHL)
83Los Angeles KingsJoe CorvoUSD202014Western Michigan (CCHA)708922183102524155.3
84Toronto Maple LeafsAdam MairCAC182011Owen Sound (OHL)6153876114-268295.5
85New York IslandersPetr MikaCZLW182000Slavia Praha (Czech-2)3000-10-0.1
86St. Louis BluesDidier TremblayCADHalifax (QMJHL)
87Colorado AvalancheBrad LarsenCALW202008Swift Current (WHL)294192948-231340.6
88Carolina HurricanesShane WillisCARW202004Lethbridge (WHL)174314374-16776.8
89Washington CapitalsCurtis CruickshankCAGKingston (OHL)
90Vancouver CanucksChris StanleyCACBelleville (OHL)
91Montreal CanadiensDaniel TetraultCADBrandon (WHL)
92Calgary FlamesChris St. CroixUSDKamloops (WHL)
93New York RangersTomi KallarssonFIDHPK Hameenlinna (Finland)
94Edmonton OilersJonas ElofssonSEDFarjestad (Sweden)
95Florida PanthersIvan NovoseltsevRURW182004Krylja Sovetov (Russia)234314475-471124.6
96Phoenix CoyotesScott McCallumCADTri-City (WHL)
97Pittsburgh PenguinsAlexandre MathieuCALWHalifax (QMJHL)
98St. Louis BluesJan HoracekCZDSlavia Praha (Czech-2)
99Los Angeles KingsSean BlanchardCADOttawa (OHL)
100Calgary FlamesRyan ReadyCALW182006Belleville (OHL)7011000.0
101Buffalo SabresLuc TheoretCADLethbridge (WHL)
102Detroit Red WingsQuintin LaingCALW182010Kelowna (WHL)7938118310.1
103Philadelphia FlyersMikhail ChernovRUDTorpedo Yaroslavl 2 (Russia-2)
104New Jersey DevilsLucas NehrlingCADSarnia (OHL)
105Dallas StarsMarcus KristofferssonSELWMora (Sweden-2)
106St. Louis BluesJame PollockCAD182004Seattle (WHL)9000-160.1
Round 5 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
107San Jose SharksAdam NittelCARWErie (OHL)
108Tampa Bay LightningMark ThompsonCADRegina (WHL)
109Tampa Bay LightningJan SulcCZCChemopetrol Litvinov (Russia)
110Chicago BlackhawksBen SimonUSLW192006Notre Dame (CCHA)81314-1347-0.7
111Toronto Maple LeafsFrantisek MrazekCZLWCeske Budejovice (Czech-2)
112Tampa Bay LightningKarel BetikCZD181999Kelowna (WHL)3022-320.0
113Calgary FlamesMartin MoiseCALWBeauport (QMJHL)
114Vancouver CanucksDavid DarguzasCACEdmonton (WHL)
115New York IslandersAdam EdingerUSCBowling Green (CCHA)
116Washington CapitalsKevin CaulfieldUSRWBoston College (H-East)
117Vancouver CanucksMatt CockellCAGSaskatoon (WHL)
118Montreal CanadiensKonstantin SidulovRUDTraktor Chelyabinsk (KHL)
119Ottawa SenatorsMagnus ArvedsonSELW252004Farjestad (Sweden)43410012522510924126.4
120Chicago BlackhawksPeter GardinerCARWRPI (ECAC)
121Edmonton OilersJason ChimeraCALW182018Medicine Hat (WHL)1107186229415-3189237.9
122Montreal CanadiensGennady RazinUADKamloops (WHL)
123Phoenix CoyotesCurtis SuterCALWSpokane (WHL)
124Pittsburgh PenguinsHarlan PrattCADPrince Albert (WHL)
125Anaheim DucksLuc VaillancourtCAGBeauport (QMJHL)
126New York RangersJason McLeanCAGMoose Jaw (WHL)
127Florida PanthersPat ParthenaisUSDDetroit (OHL)
128Buffalo SabresTorrey DiRobertoUSCSeattle (WHL)
129Detroit Red WingsJohn WikstromSEDLulea (Sweden)
130Chicago BlackhawksKyle CalderCALW182010Regina (WHL)590114180294-7130924.6
131New Jersey DevilsJiri BicekSKRW182004Kosice (Slovakia)6267136291.1
132Dallas StarsTeemu ElomoFILWTPS Turku (Finland)
133Colorado AvalancheAaron MiskovichUSCGreen Bay (USHL)
134New York RangersJohan LindbomSELW261998HV 71 Jonkoping (Sweden)38134428-0.2
Round 6 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
135Boston BruinsDenis TimofeevRUDCSKA Moscow 2 (Russia)
136New York RangersMike YorkUSLW192009Michigan State (CCHA)579127195322-3413527.6
137Los Angeles KingsRichard SeeleyCADPrince Albert (WHL)
138Toronto Maple LeafsEric GooldyUSLWDetroit (OHL)
139New York IslandersBobby LeavinsCALWBrandon (WHL)
140Calgary FlamesIlja DemidovRUDDynamo-2 Moscow (Russia)
141Edmonton OilersPeter SarnoCAC182006Windsor (OHL)7101220.2
142Carolina HurricanesKyle DafoeCADOwen Sound (OHL)
143Washington CapitalsHenrik PetreSEDDjurgarden (Sweden)
144Vancouver CanucksMatt CookeCAC192015Windsor (OHL)104616723139861113536.9
145Montreal CanadiensJonathan DesrochesCADGranby (QMJHL)
146Ottawa SenatorsJeff SullivanCADHalifax (QMJHL)
147Chicago BlackhawksHeath GordonUSRWGreen Bay (USHL)
148Vancouver CanucksLarry ShapleyCADWelland Jr. B (GOJHL)
149St. Louis BluesNicholas BilottoCADBeauport (QMJHL)
150Los Angeles KingsJeff KatcherCADBrandon (WHL)
151Phoenix CoyotesRobert FranczDELWPeterborough (OHL)
152Pittsburgh PenguinsPetr HavelkaCZLWSparta Praha (Czech)
153Tampa Bay LightningAndrei SkopintsevRUD252001TPS Turku (Finland)40246-10320.7
154New York RangersShawn DegagneCAGKitchener (OHL)
155Florida PanthersKeith DelaneyCACBarrie (OHL)
156Buffalo SabresBrian CampbellCAD182017Ottawa (OHL)1082874175046327789.7
157Detroit Red WingsB.J. YoungCARW202000Red Deer (WHL)1000000.0
158Philadelphia FlyersJordon FlodellCADMoose Jaw (WHL)
159New Jersey DevilsSascha GocDED182002Schwenningen (Germany)22000540.6
160Dallas StarsAlexei TimkinRURWTorpedo Yaroslavl 2 (Russia-2)
161Colorado AvalancheDavid AebischerCHG192008Fribourg2140550302141067417.9122.5239.1
Round 7 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
162Boston BruinsJoel TrottierCARWOttawa (OHL)
163San Jose SharksJoe DusbabekUSRWNotre Dame (CCHA)
164Philadelphia FlyersTodd FedorukCALW182010Kelowna (WHL)545326597-2710504.7
165Toronto Maple LeafsHugo MarchandCADVictoriaville (QMJHL)
166New York IslandersKris KnoblauchCALWImperial
167Calgary FlamesJeremy RondeauCALWSwift Current (WHL)
168Tampa Bay LightningJustin JackCARWKelowna (WHL)
169Carolina HurricanesAndrew MerrickUSCMichigan (CCHA)
170Tampa Bay LightningEero SomervuoriFIRWJokerit Helsinki (KHL)
171Vancouver CanucksRod LerouxCADSeattle (WHL)
172Montreal CanadiensBen GuiteCARW192010U. of Maine (H-East)175192645-4972.7
173Ottawa SenatorsRobin BaculCZRWSlavia Praha Jr. (Czech-Jr.)
174Chicago BlackhawksJerad SmithCADPortland (WHL)
175New York RangersJohan HolmqvistSEG192008Brynas Gavle (Sweden)99044069948349.8902.9910.1
176Edmonton OilersKevin BolibruckCADPeterborough (OHL)
177St. Louis BluesLadislav NagySKLW182008Dragon Presov (Slovakia-2)4351151963113535834.1
178Anaheim DucksTony MohagenCALWSeattle (WHL)
179Pittsburgh PenguinsMark MooreCADHarvard (ECAC)
180Boston BruinsJim BaxterCADOshawa (OHL)
181Anaheim DucksMat SnesrudUSDNorth Iowa (NAHL)
182New York RangersMike MottauUSD192014Boston College (H-East)32175158-1616412.4
183Florida PanthersTyler PalmerUSDLake Superior State (CCHA)
184Buffalo SabresJeremy AdduonoCARWSudbury (OHL)
185Tampa Bay LightningSamuel St-PierreCARWVictoriaville (QMJHL)
186Detroit Red WingsMike LacebyCACKingston (OHL)
187Edmonton OilersChad HinzCACMoose Jaw (WHL)
188New Jersey DevilsMathieu BenoitCARWChicoutimi (QMJHL)
189Dallas StarsJeff McKercherCADBarrie (OHL)
190Toronto Maple LeafsShawn ThorntonCARW202017Peterborough (OHL)7054260102-3311033.0
Round 8 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
191Boston BruinsAntti LaaksonenFILW232007Denver (WCHA)4838187168-1115214.5
192San Jose SharksCam SeversonCALW192006Prince Albert (WHL)37303-3630.2
193Los Angeles KingsJay KopischkeUSLWNorth Iowa (NAHL)
194Toronto Maple LeafsRuss BartlettUSCExeter (High-NH)
195Carolina HurricanesNiklas NordgrenSELW182006MoDo Ornskoldsvik (Sweden)58426-834-0.1
196New York IslandersJeremy SymingtonCAGPetrolia Jr. B (GOJHL)
197Montreal CanadiensPetr KubosCZDPetra Vsetin (Czech)
198Tampa Bay LightningShawn SkolneyCADSeattle (WHL)
199Carolina HurricanesRandy FitzgeraldCALWDetroit (OHL)
200Washington CapitalsPierre-Luc TherrienCAGDrummondville (QMJHL)
201Vancouver CanucksDenis MartynyukRULWCSKA Moscow 2 (Russia)
202Montreal CanadiensAndrei SidyakinRURWSalavat Yulayev Ufa (KHL)
203Ottawa SenatorsNick GillisUSRWCushing Academy (High-MA)
204Chicago BlackhawksSergei ShikhanovRURWLada Togliatti (KHL)
205Edmonton OilersChris KerrCADSudbury (OHL)
206St. Louis BluesBobby HaglundUSLWDes Moines (USHL)
207Phoenix CoyotesAlexander AndreyevLVDWeyburn (SJHL)
208Pittsburgh PenguinsAndrew FerenceCAD182016Portland (WHL)90743182225-3375343.5
209Anaheim DucksRene StussiCHCThurgau (Swiss)
210New York RangersAndrew ProskurnickiCALWSarnia (OHL)
211Florida PanthersDoug SchuellerUSDTwin Cities Jr. (USHL)
212Buffalo SabresKamil PirosCZC182004Chemopetrol Litvinov (Russia)28448-2100.7
213Detroit Red WingsSteve WillejtoCACPrince Albert (WHL)
214Philadelphia FlyersMarko KauppinenFIDJYP HT Jyvaskyla Jr. (Finland-Jr.)
215New Jersey DevilsScott ClemmensenUSG202015Des Moines (USHL)19103304191735924.9052.7926.4
216Dallas StarsAlexei KomarovRUDDynamo-2 Moscow (Russia)
217Colorado AvalancheDoug SchmidtUSDWaterloo (USHL)
Round 9 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Nat. Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA PS
218Boston BruinsEric Van AckerCADChicoutimi (QMJHL)
219San Jose SharksMark SmithCAC192008Lethbridge (WHL)377234770-104573.2
220Los Angeles KingsKonrad BrandCADMedicine Hat (WHL)
221Toronto Maple LeafsJonathan HedstromSERW192006Skelleftea (Sweden)831314271481.6
222New York IslandersRyan ClarkCADLincoln (USHL)
223Calgary FlamesDustin PaulCARWMoose Jaw (WHL)
224Tampa Bay LightningPaul ComrieCAC202000Denver (WCHA)15123-240.1
225Carolina HurricanesKent McDonellCARW182004Guelph (OHL)32123-836-0.3
226Washington CapitalsMatt OikawaCARWSt. Lawrence (ECAC)
227Vancouver CanucksPeter BradyCAGPowell River (BCHL)
228Montreal CanadiensJarl Espen YgranesNODFuruset
229Ottawa SenatorsKarel RachunekCZD182008ZPS Zlin Jr. (Czech-Jr.)371221181404922728.0
230Chicago BlackhawksChris FeilUSDOhio State (CCHA)
231Edmonton OilersAlexander FomichevRUGSt. Albert (AJHL)
232St. Louis BluesDmitri PlekhanovRUDNeftekhimik (KHL)
233Phoenix CoyotesWyatt SmithUSC202008Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)211102232-1865-0.2
234Pittsburgh PenguinsEric LindUSDAvon Old Farms (High-CT)
235Anaheim DucksTommi DegermanFILWBoston University (H-East)
236New York RangersRichard MillerUSDProvidence (H-East)
237Florida PanthersBenoit CoteCACShawinigan (QMJHL)
238Buffalo SabresDylan KempCADLethbridge (WHL)
239Detroit Red WingsGreg WillersCADKingston (OHL)
240Philadelphia FlyersPar StyfSEDMoDo Ornskoldsvik (Sweden)
241New Jersey DevilsJan SrdinkoCZDPetra Vsetin (Czech)
242Dallas StarsBrett McLeanCAC192009Kelowna (WHL)38556106162-2820412.0
243Colorado AvalancheKyle KidneyUSLWSalisbury (High-CT)
244St. Louis BluesMarek IvanCZCLethbridge (WHL)
245Colorado AvalancheStephen LafleurCADOttawa (OHL)
246Boston BruinsJay HendersonCALW182001Edmonton (WHL)33134-1370.2
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