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1998 NHL Draft

First and second round selections at the 36th annual NHL Entry Draft held June 27, 1998, in Buffalo. The order of the first 11 positions were determined by a draft lottery held May 10 in New York. Positions 12 through 27 reflect regular season records in reverse order.

First Round

 Team Pos
1a-Tampa BayVincent Lecavalier, RimouskiC
2b-NashvilleDavid Legwand, PlymouthC
3San JoseBrad Stuart, ReginaD
4VancouverBryan Allen, OshawaD
5AnaheimVitali Vishnevsky, YaroslavlD
6CalgaryRico Fata, LondonC
7NY RangersManny Malhotra, GuelphC
8c-ChicagoMark Bell, OttawaC
9NY IslandersMichael Rupp, ErieL
10d-TorontoNikolai Antropov, Ust-KamenogorskC
11CarolinaJeff Heerema, SarniaR
12e-ColoradoAlex Tanguay, HalifaxC
13EdmontonMichael Henrich, BarrieR
14PhoenixPatrick DesRochers, SarniaG
15OttawaMathieu Chouinard, ShawiniganG
16MontrealEric Chouinard, QuebecC
17f-ColoradoMartin Skoula, BarrieD
18BuffaloDmitri Kalinin, ChelyabinskD
19g-ColoradoRobyn Regehr, KamloopsD
20h-ColoradoScott Parker, KelownaR
21i-Los AngelesMathieu Biron, ShawiniganD
22j-PhiladelphiaSimon Gagne, QuebecC
23PittsburghMilan Kraft, Plzen Jr.C
24St. LouisChristian Backman, Frolunda Jr.D
25DetroitJiri Fischer, HullD
26New JerseyMike Van Ryn, MichiganD
27k-New JerseyScott Gomez, Tri-CityC

Second Round

 Team Pos
28l-ColoradoRamzi Abid, ChicoutimiL
29m-San JoseJonathan Cheechoo, BellevilleR
30FloridaKyle Rossiter, SpokaneD
31VancouverArtem Chubarov, DynamoC
32AnaheimStephen Peat, Red DeerD
33CalgaryBlair Betts, Prince GeorgeC
34n-BuffaloAndrew Peters, OshawaL
35TorontoPetr Svoboda, Havl BrodD
36NY IslandersChris Nielsen, CalgaryC
37New JerseyChristian Berglund, Farjestad Jr.L
38o-ColoradoPhilippe Sauve, RimouskiG
39p-DallasJohn Erskine, LondonD
40NY RangersRandy Copley, Cape BretonR
41q-St. LouisMaxim Linnik, St. ThomasD
42r-PhiladelphiaJason Beckett, SeattleD
43PhoenixOssi Vaananen, Jokerit Jr.D
44OttawaMike Fisher, SudburyC
45MontrealMike Ribeiro, Rouyn-NorandaC
46Los AngelesJustin Papineau, BellevilleC
47BuffaloNorman Milley, SudburyR
48BostonJonathan Girard, LavalD
49WashingtonJomar Cruz, BrandonG
50s-BuffaloJaroslav Kristek, ZlinR
51PhiladelphiaIan Forbes, GuelphD
52BostonBobby Allen, Boston Coll.D
53ColoradoSteve Moore, HarvardC
54PittsburghAlexander Zevakhin, CSKA 2C
55t-DetroitRyan Barnes, SudburyL
56DetroitTomek Valtonen, IlvesL
57u-DallasTyler Bouck, Prince GeorgeR
58v-OttawaChris Bala, HarvardL
Acquired picks: FIRST ROUND: a— from Florida via San Jose; b— from Tampa Bay via San Jose; c— from Nashville; d— from Toronto; e— from Chicago; f— from San Jose; g— from Los Angeles; h— from Boston; i— from Washington; j— from Colorado; k— from Dallas; SECOND ROUND: l— from Tampa Bay; m— from Nashville; n— from NY Rangers; o— from Chicago; p— from Carolina via New Jersey; q— from San Jose via Detroit; r— from Edmonton; s— from Colorado via San Jose; t— from St. Louis; u— from New Jersey; v— from Dallas via Philadelphia.

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