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1996 NHL Entry Draft

1996 NHL Entry Draft
General information
Date(s)June 22, 1996
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri
First selection Chris Phillips
Selected by: Ottawa Senators

The 1996 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Kiel Center in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 22, 1996.

1996 NHL Entry Draft Intro articles: 3

Selections by round

Club teams are located in North America unless otherwise noted.

Round one

 = NHL All-Star[1] ·  = NHL All-Star[1] and NHL All-Star Team ·
Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Chris Phillips Defense  Canada Ottawa Senators Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
2 Andrei Zyuzin Defense  Russia San Jose Sharks Salavat Yulaev Ufa (Russia)
3 Jean-Pierre Dumont Right Wing  Canada New York Islanders Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
4 Alexander Volchkov Left Wing  Russia Washington Capitals (from Los Angeles) Barrie Colts (OHL)
5 Ric Jackman Defense  Canada Dallas Stars Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
6 Boyd Devereaux Center  Canada Edmonton Oilers Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
7 Erik Rasmussen Center  United States Buffalo Sabres University of Minnesota (WCHA)
8 Johnathan Aitken Defense  Canada Boston Bruins (from Hartford) Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
9 Ruslan Salei Defense  Belarus Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Las Vegas Thunder (IHL)
10 Lance Ward Defense  Canada New Jersey Devils Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
11 Dan Focht Defense  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Tri-City Americans (WHL)
12 Josh Holden Center  Canada Vancouver Canucks Regina Pats (WHL)
13 Derek Morris Defense  Canada Calgary Flames Regina Pats (WHL)
14 Marty Reasoner Center  United States St. Louis Blues (from St. Louis via Edmonton) Boston College (Hockey East)
15 Dainius Zubrus Right Wing  Lithuania Philadelphia Flyers (from Toronto) Pembroke Lumber Kings (COJHL)
16 Mario Larocque Defense  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
17 Jaroslav Svejkovsky Right Wing  Czech Republic Washington Capitals Tri-City Americans (WHL)
18 Matt Higgins Center  Canada Montreal Canadiens Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
19 Matthieu Descoteaux Defense  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Boston) Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
20 Marcus Nilson Left Wing  Sweden Florida Panthers Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
21 Marco Sturm Left Wing  Germany San Jose Sharks (from Chicago) Landshut EV (Germany)
22 Jeff Brown Defense  Canada New York Rangers Sarnia Sting (OHL)
23 Craig Hillier Goaltender  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Ottawa 67's (OHL)
24 Daniel Briere Center  Canada Phoenix Coyotes (from Philadelphia via San Jose and Buffalo) Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
25 Peter Ratchuk Defense  United States Colorado Avalanche Shattuck-Saint Mary's (USHS–MN)
26 Jesse Wallin Defense  Canada Detroit Red Wings Red Deer Rebels (WHL)

Round two

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
27 Cory Sarich Defense  Canada Buffalo Sabres (from Ottawa via St. Louis) Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
28 Pavel Skrbek Defense  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins (from San Jose via New Jersey) Poldi Kladno (Czech Republic)
29 Dan LaCouture Left Wing  United States New York Islanders Enfield Jr. Whalers (EJHL)
30 Josh Green Center  Canada Los Angeles Kings Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
31 Remi Royer Defense  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Dallas via Phoenix and San Jose) Saint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
32 Chris Hajt Defense  Canada Edmonton Oilers Guelph Storm (OHL)
33 Darren Van Oene Left Wing  Canada Buffalo Sabres Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
34 Trevor Wasyluk Left Wing  Canada Hartford Whalers Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
35 Matt Cullen Center  United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim St. Cloud State University (WCHA)
36 Marek Posmyk Defense  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs (from New Jersey) Dukla Jihlava (Czech Republic)
37 Marian Cisar Right Wing  Slovakia Los Angeles Kings (from Phoenix) Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)
38 Wes Mason Left Wing  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Vancouver) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
39 Travis Brigley Left Wing  Canada Calgary Flames Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
40 Steve Begin Center  Canada Calgary Flames (from St. Louis) Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
41 Josh DeWolf Defense  United States New Jersey Devils (from Toronto via Pittsburgh) Twin Cities Vulcans (USHL)
42 Jeff Paul Defense  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Tampa Bay) Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
43 Jan Bulis Center  Czech Republic Washington Capitals Barrie Colts (OHL)
44 Mathieu Garon Goaltender  Canada Montreal Canadiens Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
45 Henry Kuster Right Wing  Canada Boston Bruins Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
46 Geoff Peters Center  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Florida via San Jose) Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
47 Pierre Dagenais Left Wing  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Chicago via Tampa Bay) Moncton Alpines (QMJHL)
48 Daniel Goneau Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Granby Predateurs (QMJHL)
49 Colin White Defense  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Pittsburgh) Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
50 Francis Larivee Goaltender  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Philadelphia) Laval Titan Collège Français (QMJHL)
51 Yuri Babenko Center  Russia Colorado Avalanche Krylya Sovetov (Russia)
52 Aren Miller Goaltender  Canada Detroit Red Wings Spokane Chiefs (WHL)

Round three

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
53 Eric Naud Left Wing  Canada Boston Bruins (from Ottawa) Saint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
54 Francois Methot Center  Canada Buffalo Sabres (compensatory) Saint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
55 Terry Friesen Goaltender  Canada San Jose Sharks Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
56 Zdeno Chara Defense  Slovakia New York Islanders Dukla Trencin (Slovakia)
57 Greg Phillips Center  Canada Los Angeles Kings Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
58 Sergei Zimakov Defense  Russia Washington Capitals (from Dallas) Krylya Sovetov (Russia)
59 Tom Poti Defense  United States Edmonton Oilers Cushing Academy (USHS–MA)
60 Chris Allen Defense  Canada Florida Panthers (from Buffalo) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
61 Andrei Petrunin Right Wing  Russia Hartford Whalers CSKA Moscow (Russia)
62 Per-Anton Lundstrom Defense  Sweden Phoenix Coyotes (from Anaheim) MODO (Sweden)
63 Scott Parker Right Wing  United States New Jersey Devils Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
64 Chester Gallant Right Wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Phoenix) Niagara-Falls Thunder (OHL)
65 Oleg Kvasha Center  Russia Florida Panthers (from Vancouver) CSKA Moscow (Russia)
66 Mike Lankshear Defense  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Calgary) Guelph Storm (OHL)
67 Gordie Dwyer Left Wing  Canada St. Louis Blues Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
68 Konstantin Kalmikov Left Wing  Ukraine Toronto Maple Leafs Detroit Falcons (CoHL)
69 Curtis Tipler Right Wing  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Regina Pats (WHL)
70 Jon Sim Left Wing  Canada Dallas Stars (from Washington) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
71 Arron Asham Right Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
72 Boyd Kane Left Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins (from Boston) Regina Pats (WHL)
73 Dmitri Vlasenkov Left Wing  Russia Calgary Flames (from Florida) Torpedo Yaroslavl (Russia)
74 David Weninger Goaltender  Canada Washington Capitals (from Chicago) Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
75 Zenith Komarniski Defense  Canada Vancouver Canucks (compensatory) Tri-City Americans (WHL)
76 Dmitri Subbotin Left Wing  Russia New York Rangers CSKA Moscow (Russia)
77 Borys Protsenko Right Wing  Ukraine Pittsburgh Penguins Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
78 Shawn McNeil Center  Canada Washington Capitals (from Philadelphia via Colorado) Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
79 Mark Parrish Right Wing  United States Colorado Avalanche St. Cloud State University (WCHA)
80 Jason Doyle Right Wing  Canada Boston Bruins (from Detroit via Tampa Bay) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (WHL)

Round four

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
81 Antti-Jussi Niemi Defense  Finland Ottawa Senators Jokerit (Finland)
82 Joey Tetarenko Right Wing  Canada Florida Panthers (from San Jose) Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
83 Tyrone Garner Goaltender  Canada New York Islanders Oshawa Generals (OHL)
84 Mikael Simons Center  Sweden Los Angeles Kings (from Los Angeles via Toronto and Philadelphia) Mora IK (Sweden)
85 Justin Davis Right Wing  Canada Washington Capitals (from Dallas via Los Angeles) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
86 Jason Sessa Right Wing  United States Toronto Maple Leafs (from Edmonton) Lake Superior State University (CCHA)
87 Kurt Walsh Right Wing  Canada Buffalo Sabres Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
88 Craig MacDonald Center  Canada Hartford Whalers Harvard University (ECAC)
89 Toni Lydman Defense  Finland Calgary Flames (compensatory) Reipas Lahti (Finland)
90 Mike Hurley Right Wing  Canada Dallas Stars (from Anaheim via Washington) Tri-City Americans (WHL)
91 Josef Boumedienne Defense  Sweden New Jersey Devils Huddinge IK (Sweden)
92 Kim Staal Left Wing  Denmark Montreal Canadiens (from Phoenix via Anaheim and Toronto) Malmö IF (Sweden)
93 Jonas Soling Left Wing  Sweden Vancouver Canucks Huddinge IK (Sweden)
94 Christian Lefebvre Defense  Canada Calgary Flames Granby Predateurs (QMJHL)
95 Jon Zukiwsky Center  Canada St. Louis Blues Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
96 Eric Belanger Center  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Toronto) Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
97 Andrei Petrakov Left Wing  Russia St. Louis Blues (from Tampa Bay) Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg (Russia)
98 Ben Storey Defense  Canada Colorado Avalanche (from Washington) Harvard University (ECAC)
99 Etienne Drapeau Center  Canada Montreal Canadiens Beauport Harfangs (QMJHL)
100 Trent Whitfield Center  Canada Boston Bruins Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
101 Josh MacNevin Defense  Canada New Jersey Devils (compensatory) Vernon Vipers (BCJHL)
102 Matt Bradley Right Wing  Canada San Jose Sharks (from Florida) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
103 Vladimir Antipov Left Wing  Russia Toronto Maple Leafs (from Chicago via Phoenix) Torpedo Yaroslavl (Russia)
104 Steve Wasylko Center  Canada Hartford Whalers (from New York Rangers) Detroit Whalers (OHL)
105 Michal Rozsival Defense  Czech Republic Pittsburgh Penguins Dukla Jihlava (Czech.)
106 Mike Martone Defense  Canada Buffalo Sabres (from Philadelphia via San Jose) Peterborough Petes (OHL)
107 Randy Petruk Goaltender  Canada Colorado Avalanche Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
108 Johan Forsander Left Wing  Sweden Detroit Red Wings HV71 (Sweden)

Round five

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
109 Andrew Berenzweig Defense  United States New York Islanders (from Ottawa) University of Michigan (CCHA)
110 Peter Cava Center  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from San Jose) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
111 Brandon Sugden Right Wing  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from New York Islanders) London Knights (OHL)
112 Ryan Christie Left Wing  Canada Dallas Stars (from Los Angeles) Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
113 Yevgeni Tsybuk Defense  Russia Dallas Stars Yaroslavl Torpedo (Russia)
114 Brian Urick Right Wing  United States Edmonton Oilers University of Notre Dame (CCHA)
115 Alexei Tezikov Defense  Russia Buffalo Sabres Lada Togliatti (Russia)
116 Mark McMahon Defense  Canada Hartford Whalers Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
117 Brendan Buckley Defense  United States Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Boston College (Hockey East)
118 Glenn Crawford Center  Canada New Jersey Devils Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
119 Richard Lintner Defense  Slovakia Phoenix Coyotes Dukla Trencin Jr. (Slovakia)
120 Jesse Black Defense  Canada Los Angeles Kings (compensatory) Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
121 Tyler Prosofsky Center  Canada Vancouver Canucks Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
122 Josef Straka Center  Czech Republic Calgary Flames HC Litvínov (Czech Republic)
123 Peter Hogan Defense  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from St. Louis) Oshawa Generals (OHL)
124 Per-Ragnar Bergkvist Goaltender  Sweden Philadelphia Flyers (from Toronto) Leksands IF (Sweden)
125 Jason Robinson Defense  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
126 Matt Lahey Left Wing  Canada Washington Capitals Peterborough Petes (OHL)
127 Daniel Archambault Defense  Canada Montreal Canadiens Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
128 Petr Sachl Center  Czech Republic New York Islanders (from Boston) HC České Budějovice (Czech Republic)
129 Andrew Long Center  Canada Florida Panthers Guelph Storm (OHL)
130 Andy Johnson Defense  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Peterborough Petes (OHL)
131 Colin Pepperall Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Niagara Falls Thunder (OHL)
132 Elias Abrahamsson Defense  Sweden Boston Bruins (from Pittsburgh via San Jose) Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
133 Jesse Boulerice Right Wing  United States Philadelphia Flyers Detroit Whalers (OHL)
134 Luke Curtin Left Wing  United States Colorado Avalanche Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
135 Michal Podolka Goaltender  Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)

Round six

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
136 Andreas Dackell Right Wing  Sweden Ottawa Senators Brynas IF (Sweden)
137 Michel Larocque Goaltender  Canada San Jose Sharks Boston University (Hockey East)
138 Todd Miller Center  Canada New York Islanders Sarnia Sting (OHL)
139 Robert Esche Goaltender  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Los Angeles) Detroit Whalers (OHL)
140 Dmytro Yakushyn Defense  Ukraine Toronto Maple Leafs (from Dallas) Pembroke (COJHL)
141 Bryan Randall Center  Canada Edmonton Oilers Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
142 Ryan Davis Right Wing  Canada Buffalo Sabres Owen Sound Platers (OHL)
143 Aaron Baker Goaltender  Canada Hartford Whalers Tri-City Americans (WHL)
144 Magnus Nilsson Left Wing  Sweden Detroit Red Wings (from Anaheim) IK Vita Hasten (Sweden)
145 Sean Ritchlin Right Wing  United States New Jersey Devils University of Michigan (CCHA)
146 Brian Willsie Right Wing  Canada Colorado Avalanche (from Phoenix via Los Angeles) Guelph Storm (OHL)
147 Nolan McDonald Goaltender  Canada Vancouver Canucks University of Vermont (Hockey East)
148 Chris Bogas Defense  United States Toronto Maple Leafs (from Calgary) Michigan State University (CCHA)
149 Blaine Russell Goaltender  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (from St. Louis) Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
150 Peter Bergman Center  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins (compensatory) Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
151 Lucio DeMartinis Left Wing  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
152 Nikolai Ignatov Defense  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning (from Tampa Bay via St. Louis) CSKA Moscow (Russia)
153 A. J. Van Bruggen Right Wing  United States Washington Capitals Northern Michigan University (WCHA)
154 Brett Clark Defense  Canada Montreal Canadiens University of Maine (Hockey East)
155 Chris Lane Defense  Canada Boston Bruins Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
156 Gaetan Poirier Left Wing  Canada Florida Panthers Merrimack College (Hockey East)
157 Xavier Delisle Center  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning (from Chicago) Granby Predateurs (QMJHL)
158 Ola Sandberg Defense  Sweden New York Rangers Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
159 Stephen Wagner Goaltender  Canada St. Louis Blues (from Pittsburgh) Olds Grizzlys (AJHL)
160 Kai Fischer Goaltender  Germany Colorado Avalanche (from Philadelphia) Düsseldorfer EG (Germany)
161 Darren Mortier Center  Canada Buffalo Sabres (from Colorado) Sarnia Sting (OHL)
162 Alexandre Jacques Center  Canada Detroit Red Wings Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)

Round seven

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
163 Francois Hardy Defense  Canada Ottawa Senators Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
164 Jake Deadmarsh Defense  Canada| San Jose Sharks Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
165 J. R. Prestifilippo Goaltender  United States New York Islanders Hotchkiss School (USHS–CT)
166 Eoin McInerney Goaltender  Canada Dallas Stars (from Los Angeles) London Knights (OHL)
167 Dan Hinote Right Wing  United States Colorado Avalanche (from Dallas) United States Military Academy (NCAA Independent)
168 David Bernier Right Wing  Canada Edmonton Oilers Saint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
169 Daniel Corso Center  Canada St. Louis Blues (from Buffalo) Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
170 Brandon Lafrance Right Wing  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Pittsburgh; compensatory) Ohio State University (CCHA)
171 Greg Kuznik Defense  Canada Hartford Whalers Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
172 Timo Ahmaoja Defense  Finland Mighty Ducks of Anaheim JYP (Finland)
173 Daryl Andrews Defense  Canada New Jersey Devils Melfort Mustangs (SJHL)
174 Trevor Letowski Right Wing  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Sarnia Sting (OHL)
175 Clint Cabana Defense  Canada Vancouver Canucks Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
176 Samuel Pahlsson Center  Sweden Colorado Avalanche (from Calgary) MODO (Sweden)
177 Reed Low Right Wing  Canada St. Louis Blues Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
178 Reggie Berg Center  United States Toronto Maple Leafs University of Minnesota (WCHA)
179 Pavel Kubina Defense  Czech Republic Tampa Bay Lightning HC Vitkovice (Czech.)
180 Michael Anderson Right Wing  United States Washington Capitals University of Minnesota (WCHA)
181 Timo Vertala Left Wing  Finland Montreal Canadiens JYP (Finland)
182 Thomas Brown Defense  Canada Boston Bruins Sarnia Sting (OHL)
183 Alexandre Couture Defense  Canada Florida Panthers Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
184 Mike Vellinga Defense  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Guelph Storm (OHL)
185 Jeff Dessner Defense  United States New York Rangers The Taft School (USHS–CT)
186 Eric Meloche Right Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Cornwall Colts (COJHL)
187 Roman Malov Left Wing  Russia Philadelphia Flyers Avangard Omsk (Russia)
188 Roman Pylner Center  Czech Republic Colorado Avalanche HC Litvínov Jr. (Czech Republic)
189 Colin Beardsmore Center  Canada Detroit Red Wings North Bay Centennials (OHL)

Round eight

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
190 Steve Valiquette Goaltender  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Ottawa) Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
191 Cory Cyrenne Center  Canada San Jose Sharks Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
192 Evgeny Korolev Defense  Russia New York Islanders Peterborough Petes (OHL)
193 Kai Nurminen Left Wing  Finland Los Angeles Kings HV71 (Sweden)
194 Joel Kwiatkowski Defense  Canada Dallas Stars Prince George Cougars (WHL)
195 Fernando Pisani Right Wing  Canada Edmonton Oilers St. Albert Saints (AJHL)
196 Andrej Podkonicky Center  Slovakia St. Louis Blues (from Buffalo) ZTK Zvolen (Slovakia)
197 Kevin Marsh Left Wing  Canada Hartford Whalers Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
198 Kevin Kellett Defense  Canada Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
199 Willie Mitchell Defense  Canada New Jersey Devils Melfort Mustangs (SJHL)
200 Nick Lent Right Wing  United States Phoenix Coyotes Omaha Lancers (USHL)
201 Jeff Scissons Center  Canada Vancouver Canucks Vernon Vipers (BCJHL)
202 Ryan Wade Right Wing  Canada Calgary Flames Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
203 Anthony Hutchins Center  United States St. Louis Blues Lawrence Academy (USHS–MA)
204 Tomas Kaberle Defense  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs Poldi Kladno (Czech.)
205 Jason Bertsch Right Wing  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Tampa Bay) Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
206 Oleg Orekhovsky Defense  Russia Washington Capitals Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
207 Mattia Baldi Left Wing   Switzerland Montreal Canadiens HC Ambri-Piotta (Switzerland)
208 Bob Prier Right Wing  Canada Boston Bruins St. Lawrence University (ECAC)
209 Denis Khlopotnov Goaltender  Russia Florida Panthers CSKA Moscow (Russia)
210 Chris Twerdun Defense  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
211 Ryan McKie Defense  Canada New York Rangers London Knights (OHL)
212 Erich Goldmann Defense  Germany Ottawa Senators (from Pittsburgh) Adler Mannheim (Germany)
213 Jeff Milleker Center  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
214 Matthew Scorsune Defense  United States Colorado Avalanche Hotchkiss School (USHS–CT)
215 Craig Stahl Right Wing  Canada Detroit Red Wings Tri-City Americans (WHL)

Round nine

Pick Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
216 Ivan Ciernik Left Wing  Slovakia Ottawa Senators HK Nitra (Slovakia)
217 David Thibeault Left Wing  Canada San Jose Sharks Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
218 Mike Muzechka Defense  Canada New York Islanders Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
219 Sebastien Simard Left Wing  Canada Los Angeles Kings Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
220 Nick Bootland Left Wing  Canada Dallas Stars Guelph Storm (OHL)
221 John Hultberg Goaltender  United States Edmonton Oilers Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
222 Scott Buhler Goaltender  Canada Buffalo Sabres Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
223 Craig Adams Right Wing  Canada Hartford Whalers Harvard University (ECAC)
224 Tobias Johansson Left Wing  Sweden Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Malmo IF (Sweden)
225 Pasi Petrilainen Defense  Finland New Jersey Devils Tappara (Finland)
226 Marc-Etienne Hubert Center  Canada Phoenix Coyotes Laval Titan Collège Français (QMJHL)
227 Lubomir Vaic Center  Slovakia Vancouver Canucks HC Kosice (Slovakia)
228 Ronald Petrovicky Right Wing  Slovakia Calgary Flames Prince George Cougars (WHL)
229 Konstantin Shafranov Right Wing  Kazakhstan St. Louis Blues Fort Wayne Komets (IHL)
230 Jared Hope Center  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
231 Askhat Rakhmatullin Left Wing  Russia Hartford Whalers (from Tampa Bay) Salavat Yulayev Ufa (Russia)
232 Chad Cavanagh Left Wing  Canada Washington Capitals London Knights (OHL)
233 Michel Tremblay Left Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
234 Anders Soderberg Left Wing  Sweden Boston Bruins MODO (Sweden)
235 Russell Smith Defense  Canada Florida Panthers Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
236 Andrei Kozyrev Defense  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Severstal Cherepovets (Russia)
237 Ronnie Sundin Defense  Sweden New York Rangers Vastra Frolunda HC (Sweden)
238 Timo Seikkula Center  Finland Pittsburgh Penguins Junkkarit (Finland)
239 Sami Salo Defense  Finland Ottawa Senators (from Philadelphia) TPS (Finland)
240 Justin Clark Right Wing  United States Colorado Avalanche University of Michigan (CCHA)
241 Yevgeni Afanasyev Left Wing  Russia Detroit Red Wings Detroit Little Caesars Midgets (MWEHL)

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