1997 NHL Entry Draft Pick Transactions

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Bruins
  Joe Thornton
2 1-2
Sharks
  Patrick Marleau
3 1-3
Kings
  Olli Jokinen
4 1-4
Maple Leafs
Islanders

 

Traded Wendel Clark, Mathieu Schneider, D.J. Smith to Maple Leafs for Darby Hendrickson, Sean Haggerty, Kenny Jonsson, 1997 first round pick (#4-Roberto Luongo) on 1996-03-13

  Roberto Luongo
5 1-5
Islanders
  Eric Brewer
6 1-6
Flames
  Daniel Tkaczuk
7 1-7
Lightning
  Paul Mara
8 1-8
Hurricanes
Bruins

 

Traded Glen Wesley to Whalers (who later became the Hurricanes) for 1995 first round pick (#9-Kyle McLaren), 1996 first round pick (#8-Jonathan Aitken), 1997 first round pick (#8-Sergei Samsonov) on 1994-08-26

  Sergei Samsonov
9 1-9
Capitals
  Nick Boynton
10 1-10
Canucks
  Brad Ference
L O T T E R Y
11 1-11
Canadiens
  Jason Ward
12 1-12
Senators
  Marian Hossa
13 1-13
Blackhawks
  Daniel Cleary
14 1-14
Oilers<
  Michel Riesen
15 1-15
Blues
Oilers<

 

Received 1996 first round pick (#14-Marty Reasoner) 1997 first round pick (#15-Matt Zultek) from Blues on 1995-07-28 as compensation for free agent Shayne Corson

Blues

 

Traded Curtis Joseph, rights to Mike Grier to Oilers for 1996 first round pick (#14-Marty Reasoner), 1997 first round pick (#15-Matt Zultek) on 1995-08-04

Kings

 

Traded Wayne Gretzky to Blues for Craig Johnson, Patrice Tardif, Roman Vopat, 1996 fifth round pick (#123-Peter Hogan), 1997 first round pick (#15-Matt Zultek) on 1996-02-27

  Matt Zultek
16 1-16
Coyotes
Blackhawks

 

Traded Jeremy Roenick to Coyotes for Alexei Zhamnov, Craig Mills, 1997 first round pick (#16-Ty Jones) on 1996-08-16

  Ty Jones
17 1-17
Penguins
  Robert Dome
18 1-18
Ducks
  Michael Holmqvist
19 1-19
Rangers
  Stefan Cherneski
20 1-20
Panthers
  Mike Brown
21 1-21
Sabres
  Mika Noronen
22 1-22
Red Wings
Ducks

 

Traded Brendan Shanahan, Brian Glynn to Red Wings for Paul Coffey, Keith Primeau, 1997 first round pick (#22-Nikos Tselios) on 1996-10-09

Hurricanes

 

Hartford Whalers moved to Carolina and renamed Hurricanes on 1997-06-25

  Nikos Tselios
23 1-23
Flyers
Ducks

 

Traded Paul Coffey, 1997 third round pick (#62-Kris Mallette) to Flyers for Kevin Haller, 1997 first round pick (#23-Scott Hannan), 1997 seventh round pick (#169-Andrew Merrick) on 1996-12-15

Hurricanes

 

Hartford Whalers moved to Carolina and renamed Hurricanes on 1997-06-25

Sharks

 

Traded 1997 second round pick (probably #28-Brad DeFauw), 1998 third round pick (probably #71-Erik Cole) to Hurricanes for 1997 first round pick (#23-Scott Hannan) on 1997-06-21

  Scott Hannan
24 1-24
Devils
  Jean-Francois Damphous
25 1-25
Stars
  Brenden Morrow
26 1-26
Avalanche
  Kevin Grimes
Round 2
27 2-1
Bruins
  Ben Clymer
28 2-2
Sharks
Hurricanes

 

Traded 1997 first round pick (#23-Scott Hannan) to Sharks for 1997 second round pick (probably #28-Brad DeFauw), 1998 third round pick (probably #71-Erik Cole) on 1997-06-21

  Brad DeFauw
29 2-3
Kings
  Scott Barney
30 2-4
Maple Leafs
Flyers

 

Traded Dmitry Yushkevich, 1996 second round pick (#50-Francis Larivee) to Maple Leafs for 1996 first round pick (#15-Dainius Zubrus), 1997 second round pick (#30-Jean-Marc Pelletier), 1996 fourth round pick (#84-Mikael Simons) on 1995-08-30

  Jean-Marc Pelletier
31 2-5
Islanders
  Jeff Zehr
32 2-6
Flames
  Evan Lindsay
33 2-7
Lightning
  Kyle Kos
34 2-8
Hurricanes
Canucks

 

Traded Jeff Brown, 1998 third round pick (#62-Paul Manning) to Whalers (later Hurricanes) for Jim Dowd, Frantisek Kucera, 1997 second round pick (#34-Ryan Bonni) on 1995-12-19

  Ryan Bonni
35 2-9
Capitals
  Jean-Francois Fortin
36 2-10
Canucks
  Harold Druken
37 2-11
Canadiens
  Gregor Baumgartner
38 2-12
Senators
Devils

 

Traded two 1997 third round picks (#58-Jani Hurme) (#66-Josh Langfeld) to Senators for 1997 second round pick (#38-Stanislav Gron) on 1997-06-21

  Stanislav Gron
39 2-13
Blackhawks
  Jeremy Reich
40 2-14
Blues
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Wayne Gretzky   Tyler Rennette
41 2-15
Oilers<
  Patrick Dovigi
42 2-16
Blues
Flames

 

Traded Al MacInnis, 1997 fourth round pick (#86-Didier Tremblay) to Blues for Phil Housley, 1996 second round pick (#40-Steve Begin), 1997 second round pick (#42-John Tripp) on 1994-07-04

  John Tripp
43 2-17
Coyotes
  Juha Gustafsson
44 2-18
Penguins
  Brian Gaffaney
45 2-19
Ducks
  Maxim Balmochnykh
46 2-20
Rangers
  Wes Jarvis
47 2-21
Panthers
  Kristian Huselius
48 2-22
Sabres
  Henrik Tallinder
49 2-23
Red Wings
  Yuri Butsayev
50 2-24
Flyers
  Pat Kavanagh
51 2-25
Devils
Ducks

 

Traded Jocelyn Lemieux, 1998 second round pick (#39-John Erskine) to Devils for Jim Dowd, 1997 second round pick (#51-Dmitri Kokorev) on 1995-12-19

Flames

 

Traded Steve Chiasson, 1997 third round pick (#80-Francis Lessard) to Whalers for Hnat Domenichelli, Glen Featherstone, 1997 second round pick (#51-Dmitry Kokorev), 1998 third round pick (#62-Paul Manning) on 1997-03-05

  Dmitry Kokorev
52 2-26
Stars
  Roman Lyashenko
53 2-27
Avalanche
  Graham Belak
Round 3
54 3-1
Bruins
  Mattias Karlin
55 3-2
Sharks
Blues

 

Traded Craig Janney, cash to Sharks for Jeff Norton, 1997 conditional third round pick (#55-Rick Berry) on 1995-03-06

Avalanche

 

Traded Brent Johnson to Blues for 1997 third round pick (#55-Rick Berry), 2000 conditional third round pick (not exercised) on 1997-05-30

  Rick Berry
56 3-3
Kings
Panthers

 

Traded Brad Smyth to Kings for 1997 third round pick (#56-Vratislav Cech) on 1996-11-28

  Vratislav Cech
57 3-4
Maple Leafs
  Jeff Farkas
58 3-5
Devils
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Phil Housley
Senators

 

Traded 1997 second round pick (#38-Stanislav Gron) to Devils for two 1997 third round picks (#58-Jani Hurme) (#66-Josh Langfeld) on 1997-06-21

  Jani Hurme
59 3-6
Islanders
  Jarrett Smith
60 3-7
Flames
  Derek Schutz
61 3-8
Lightning
  Matt Elich
62 3-9
Hurricanes
Flyers

 

Traded Kevin Haller, 1997 first round pick (#23-Scott Hannan), 1997 seventh round pick (#169-Andrew Merrick) to Whalers (who became Hurricanes) for Paul Coffey, 1997 third round pick (#62-Kris Mallette) on 1996-12-15

  Kris Mallette
63 3-10
Capitals
Bruins

 

Traded Bill Ranford, Adam Oates, Rick Tocchet to Capitals for Jason Allison, Jim Carey, Anson Carter, 1997 third round pick (#63-Lee Goren), 1998 conditional second round pick (if Capitals re-sign Tocchet) (#52-Bobby Allen) on 1997-03-01

  Lee Goren
64 3-11
Canucks
  Kyle Freadrich
65 3-12
Canadiens
  Ilkka Mikkola
66 3-13
Senators
Devils

 

Received 1997 third round pick (#66- Josh Langfeld) from Senators as waiver draft payment for Tom Chorske on 1995-10-05

Senators

 

Traded 1997 second round pick (#38-Stanislav Gron) to Devils for two 1997 third round picks (#58-Jani Hurme) (#66-Josh Langfeld) on 1997-06-21

  Josh Langfeld
67 3-14
Blackhawks
  Mike Souza
68 3-15
Oilers<
  Sergei Yerkovich
69 3-16
Blues
Sabres

 

Traded Yuri Khmylev, 1996 eighth round pick (#196-Andrei Podkonicky) to Blues for Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre, 1996 second round pick (#27-Cory Sarich), 1997 third round pick (#69-Maxim Afinogenov) on 1996-03-20

  Maxim Afinogenov
70 3-17
Coyotes
Flames

 

Received 1997 third round pick (#70-Erik Andersson) from Coyotes on 1996-07-01 as compensation for head coach Don Hay

  Erik Andersson
71 3-18
Penguins
  Josef Melichar
72 3-19
Ducks
  Jay Legault
73 3-20
Rangers
  Burke Henry
74 3-21
Panthers
  Nick Smith
75 3-22
Sabres
  Jeff Martin
76 3-23
Red Wings
  Petr Sykora
77 3-24
Flyers
Stars

 

Traded 1998 second round pick (#58-Chris Bala) to Flyers for 1997 third round pick (#77-Steve Gainey) on 1997-06-21

  Steve Gainey
78 3-25
Devils
Blues

 

Traded Esa Tikkanen to Devils for 1997 third round pick (#78-Ville Nieminen) on 1995-11-01

Avalanche

 

Traded two 1997 fourth round picks (#98-Jan Horacek) (#106-Jame Pollock) to Blues for 1997 third round pick (#78-Ville Nieminen), 1998 fifth round pick (#141-K.C. Timmons) on 1997-06-21

  Ville Nieminen
79 3-26
Stars
Islanders

 

Traded Brad Lukowich to Stars for 1997 third round pick (#79-Robert Schnabel) on 1996-06-01

  Robert Schnabel
80 3-27
Avalanche
Islanders

 

Traded Brent Severyn to Avalanche for 1997 third round pick (#80-Francis Lessard) on 1996-09-04

Flames

 

Traded Paul Kruse to Islanders for 1997 third round pick (#80-Francis Lessard) on 1996-11-27

Ducks

 

Traded Hnat Domenichelli, Glen Featherstone, 1997 second round pick (#51-Dmitry Kokorev), 1998 third round pick (#62-Paul Manning) to Flames for Steve Chiasson, 1997 third round pick (#80-Francis Lessard) on 1997-03-05

Hurricanes

 

Hartford Whalers moved to Carolina and renamed Hurricanes on 1997-06-25

Francis Lessard
Round 4
81 4-1
Bruins
  Karol Bartanus
82 4-2
Sharks
Rangers

 

Traded Marty McSorley to Sharks for Jayson More, Brian Swanson, 1997 fourth round pick (#82-Adam Colagiacomo) on 1996-08-20

Sharks

 

Traded 1997 fourth round pick (#93-Tomi Kallarsson), 1997 sixth round pick (#136-Mike York) to Rangers for 1997 fourth round pick (#82-Adam Colagiacomo) on 1997-06-21

  Adam Colagiacomo
83 4-3
Kings
  Joe Corvo
84 4-4
Maple Leafs
  Adam Mair
85 4-5
Islanders
  Petr Mika
86 4-6
Flames
Blues

 

Traded Phil Housley, 1996 second round pick (#40-Steve Begin), 1997 second round pick (#42-John Tripp) to Flames for Al MacInnis, 1997 fourth round pick (#86-Didier Tremblay) on 1994-07-04

  Didier Tremblay
87 4-7
Lightning
Avalanche

 

Traded Steven Finn to Lightning for 1997 fourth round pick (#87-Brad Larsen) on 1995-10-05

  Brad Larsen
88 4-8
Hurricanes
  Shane Willis
89 4-9
Capitals
  Curtis Cruickshank
90 4-10
Canucks
  Chris Stanley
91 4-11
Canadiens
  Daniel Tetrault
92 4-12
Senators
Flames

 

Traded Frantisek Musil to Senators for 1997 fourth round pick (#92-Chris St. Croix) on 1995-10-07

  Chris St. Croix
93 4-13
Blackhawks
Sharks

 

Traded Jimmy Waite to Blackhawks for 1997 fourth round pick (#93-Tomi Kallarsson) on 1995-02-05

Rangers

 

Traded 1997 fourth round pick (#82-Adam Colagiacomo) to Sharks for 1997 fourth round pick (#93-Tomi Kallarsson), 1997 sixth round pick (#136-Mike York) on 1997-06-21

  Tomi Kallarsson
94 4-14
Oilers<
  Jonas Elofsson
95 4-15
Blues
Panthers

 

Traded Dallas Eakins to Blues for 1997 fourth round pick (#95-Ivan Novoseltsev) on 1995-09-28

  Ivan Novoseltsev
96 4-16
Coyotes
  Scott McCallum
97 4-17
Penguins
  Alexander Mathieu
98 4-18
Ducks
Avalanche

 

Traded Dave Karpa to Mighty Ducks for 1997 fourth round pick (#98-Jan Horacek) on 1995-03-09

Blues

 

Traded 1997 third round pick (#78-Ville Nieminen), 1998 fifth round pick (#141-K.C. Timmons) to Avalanche for two 1997 fourth round picks (#98-Jan Horacek) (#106-Jame Pollock) on 1997-06-21

  Jan Horacek
99 4-19
Rangers
Kings

 

Traded Marty McSorley, Jari Kurri, Shane Churla to Rangers for Mattias Norstrom, Ray Ferraro, Ian Laperriere, Nathan Lafayette, 1997 fourth round pick (#99-Sean Blanchard) on 1996-03-14

  Sean Blanchard
100 4-20
Panthers
Flames

 

Traded Magnus Svensson, Robert Svehla to Panthers for 1996 third round pick (#73-Dmitri Vlasenkov), 1997 fourth round pick (#100-Ryan Ready) on 1994-09-29

  Ryan Ready
101 4-21
Sabres
  Luc Theoret
102 4-22
Red Wings
  Quintin Laing
103 4-23
Flyers
  Mikhail Chernov
104 4-24
Devils
  Lucas Nehrling
105 4-25
Stars
  Marc Kristoffersson
106 4-26
Avalanche
Blues

 

Traded 1997 third round pick (#78-Ville Nieminen), 1998 fifth round pick (#141-K.C. Timmons) to Avalanche for two 1997 fourth round picks (#98-Jan Horacek) (#106-Jame Pollock) on 1997-06-21

  Jame Pollock
Round 5
107 5-1
Bruins
Sharks

 

Traded Rob DiMaio to Bruins for 1997 fifth round pick (#107-Adam Nittel) on 1996-09-30

  Adam Nittel
108 5-2
Sharks
Lightning

 

Traded Shawn Burr to Sharks for 1997 fifth round pick (#108-Mark Thompson) on 1997-06-21

  Mark Thompson
109 5-3
Kings
Lightning

 

Traded Petr Klima to Kings for 1997 fifth round pick (#109-Jan Sulc) on 1996-08-22

  Jan Sulc
110 5-4
Blackhawks
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Joe Murphy   Ben Simon
111 5-5
Maple Leafs
  Frank Mrazek
112 5-6
Islanders
Lightning

 

Traded Alexander Semak to Islanders for 1997 fifth round pick (#112-Karel Betik) on 1995-09-14

  Karel Betik
113 5-7
Flames
  Martin Moise
114 5-8
Lightning
Canucks

 

Traded Adrien Plavsic to Lightning for 1997 fifth round pick (#114-David Darguzas) on 1995-03-23

  David Darguzas
115 5-9
Hurricanes
Islanders

 

Traded Derek King to Whalers (who became Hurricanes) for 1997 fifth round pick (#115-Adam Edinger) on 1997-03-18

  Adam Edinger
116 5-10
Capitals
  Kevin Caulfield
117 5-11
Canucks
  Matt Cockell
118 5-12
Canadiens
  Konstantin Sidulov
119 5-13
Senators
  Magnus Arvedson
120 5-14
Blackhawks
  Pete Gardiner
121 5-15
Oilers<
  Jason Chimera
122 5-16
Blues
Canadiens

 

Traded Pierre Turgeon, Rory Fitzpatrick, Craig Conroy to Blues for Murray Baron, Shayne Corson, 1997 fifth round pick (#122-Gennady Razin) on 1996-10-29

  Gennady Razin
123 5-17
Coyotes
  Curtis Suter
124 5-18
Penguins
  Harlan Pratt
125 5-19
Ducks
  Luc Vaillancourt
126 5-20
Rangers
  Jason McLean
127 5-21
Panthers
  Pat Parthenais
128 5-22
Sabres
  Torrey DiRoberto
129 5-23
Red Wings
  John Wikstrom
130 5-24
Flyers
Blackhawks

 

Traded Karl Dykhuis to Flyers for Bob Wilkie, 1997 fifth round pick (#130-Kyle Calder) on 1995-02-16

  Kyle Calder
131 5-25
Devils
  Jiri Bicek
132 5-26
Stars
  Teemu Elomo
133 5-27
Avalanche
  Aaron Miskovich
134 5-28
Rangers
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Jari Kurri   Johan Lindbom
Round 6
135 6-1
Bruins
  Denis Timofeyev
136 6-2
Sharks
Rangers

 

Traded 1997 fourth round pick (#82-Adam Colagiacomo) to Sharks for 1997 fourth round pick (#93-Tomi Kallarsson), 1997 sixth round pick (#136-Mike York) on 1997-06-21

  Mike York
137 6-3
Kings
  Richard Seeley
138 6-4
Maple Leafs
  Eric Gooldy
139 6-5
Islanders
    Bobby Leavins
140 6-6
Flames
Islanders

 

Traded Bob Sweeney to Flames for Pat Conacher, 1997 sixth round pick (#140-Ilja Demidov) on 1996-03-20

Flames

 

Traded Robert Reichel to Islanders for Marty McInnis, Tyrone Garner, 1997 sixth round pick (#140-Ilja Demidov) on 1997-03-18

  Ilja Demidov
141 6-7
Lightning
Oilers<

 

Traded Jeff Norton to Lightning for Drew Bannister, 1997 sixth round pick (#141-Peter Sarno) on 1997-03-18

  Peter Sarno
142 6-8
Hurricanes
  Kyle Dafoe
143 6-9
Capitals
  Henrik Petre
144 6-10
Canucks
  Matt Cooke
145 6-11
Canadiens
  Jonathan Desroches
146 6-12
Senators
  Jeff Sullivan
147 6-13
Blackhawks
  Heath Gordon
148 6-14
Oilers<
Canucks

 

Traded Brett Hauer to Oilers for 1997 sixth round pick (#148-Larry Shapley) on 1995-08-24

  Larry Shapley
149 6-15
Blues
  Nicholas Bilotto
150 6-16
Kings
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Tony Granato   Jeff Katcher
151 6-17
Coyotes
  Robert Francz
152 6-18
Penguins
  Petr Havelka
153 6-19
Ducks
Lightning

 

Traded Brian Bellows to Mighty Ducks for 1997 sixth round pick (#153-Andrei Skopintsev) on 1996-11-18

  Andrei Skopintsev
154 6-20
Rangers
  Shawn Degagne
155 6-21
Panthers
  Keith Delaney
156 6-22
Sabres
  Brian Campbell
157 6-23
Red Wings
  B.J. Young
158 6-24
Flyers
  Jordon Flodell
159 6-25
Devils
  Sascha Goc
160 6-26
Stars
  Alexei Timkin
161 6-27
Avalanche
  David Aebischer
Round 7
162 7-1
Bruins
  Joel Trottier
163 7-2
Sharks
  Joe Dusbabek
164 7-3
Kings
Flyers

 

Traded 1996 fouth round pick (#84-Mikael Simons) to Kings for John Druce, 1997 seventh round pick (#164-Todd Fedoruk) on 1996-03-19

  Todd Fedoruk
165 7-4
Maple Leafs
  Hugo Marchand
166 7-5
Islanders
  Kris Knoblauch
167 7-6
Flames
  Jeremy Rondeau
168 7-7
Lightning
  Justin Jack
169 7-8
Hurricanes
Flyers

 

Traded Kevin Dineen to Whalers (who became Hurricanes) for 1997 third round pick (#62-Kris Mallette), 1997 seventh round pick (#169-Andrew Merrick) on 1995-12-28

Ducks

Whalers — Traded Paul Coffey, 1997 third round pick (#62-Kris Mallette) to Flyers for Kevin Haller, 1997 first round pick (#23-Scott Hannan), 1997 seventh round pick (#169-Andrew Merrick) on 1996-12-15

Hurricanes

 

Hartford Whalers moved to Carolina and renamed Hurricanes on 1997-06-25

  Andrew Merrick
170 7-9
Capitals
Lightning

 

Traded Eric Charron to Capitals for 1997 seventh round pick (#170-Eero Somervuori) on 1995-11-16

  Eero Somervuori
171 7-10
Canucks
  Rod Leroux
172 7-11
Canadiens
  Ben Guite
173 7-12
Senators
  Robin Bacul
174 7-13
Blackhawks
  Jared Smith
175 7-14
Rangers
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Kevin Lowe   Johan Holmqvist
176 7-15
Oilers<
  Kevin Bolibruck
177 7-16
Blues
  Ladislav Nagy
178 7-17
Coyotes
Flyers

 

Traded Andre Faust to Jets (who became Coyotes) for 1997 seventh round pick (#169-Andrew Merrick) on 1995-09-20

Ducks

 

Traded Bob Corkum to Flyers for Chris Herperger, 1997 seventh round pick (#178-Tony Mohagen) on 1996-02-06

  Tony Mohagen
179 7-18
Penguins
  Mark Moore
180 7-19
Bruins
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Dave Reid   Jim Baxter
181 7-20
Ducks
  Mat Snesrud
182 7-21
Rangers
  Mike Mottau
183 7-22
Panthers
  Tyler Palmer
184 7-23
Sabres
  Jeremy Adduono
185 7-24
Lightning
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Michel Petit   Samuel St. Pierre
186 7-25
Red Wings
  Mike Laceby
187 7-26
Flyers
Oilers<

 

Traded Martin Cerven to Flyers for 1997 seventh round pick (#187-Chad Hinz) on 1997-06-18

  Chad Hinz
188 7-27
Devils
  Mathieu Benoit
189 7-28
Stars
  Jeff McKercher
190 7-29
Avalanche
Maple Leafs

 

Traded Warren Rychel to Avalanche for 1997 seventh round pick (#190-Shawn Thornton) on 1995-10-02

  Shawn Thornton
Round 8
191 8-1
Bruins
  Antti Laaksonen
192 8-2
Sharks
  Cam Severson
193 8-3
Kings
  Jay Kopischke
194 8-4
Maple Leafs
  Russ Bartlett
195 8-5
Hurricanes
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Brad McCrimmon   Niklas Nordgren
196 8-6
Islanders
  Jeremy Symington
197 8-7
Flames
Canadiens

 

Traded Yves Sarault, Craig Ferguson to Flames for 1997 eighth round pick (#197-Petr Kubos) on 1995-11-25

  Petr Kubos
198 8-8
Lightning
  Shawn Skolney
199 8-9
Hurricanes
  Randy Fitzgerald
200 8-10
Capitals
  Pierre-Luc Therrien
201 8-11
Canucks
  Denis Martynyuk
202 8-12
Canadiens
  Andrei Sidyakin
203 8-13
Senators
  Nick Gillis
204 8-14
Blackhawks
  Sergei Shikhanov
205 8-15
Oilers<
  Chris Kerr
206 8-16
Blues
  Bob Haglund
207 8-17
Coyotes
  Alex Andreyev
208 8-18
Penguins
  Andrew Ference
209 8-19
Ducks
  Rene Stussi
210 8-20
Rangers
  Andrew Proskurnicki
211 8-21
Panthers
  Doug Schueller
212 8-22
Sabres
  Kamil Piros
213 8-23
Red Wings
  Steve Wilejto
214 8-24
Flyers
  Marko Kauppinen
215 8-25
Devils
  Scott Clemmensen
216 8-26
Stars
  Alexei Komarov
217 8-27
Avalanche
  Doug Schmidt
Round 9
218 9-1
Bruins
  Eric Van Acker
219 9-2
Sharks
  Mark Smith
220 9-3
Kings
  Konrad Brand
221 9-4
Maple Leafs
  Jonathan Hedstrom
222 9-5
Islanders
  Ryan Clark
223 9-6
Flames
  Dustin Paul
224 9-7
Lightning
  Paul Comrie
225 9-8
Hurricanes
  Kent McDonell
226 9-9
Capitals
  Matt Oikawa
227 9-10
Canucks
  Peter Brady
228 9-11
Canadiens
  Jarl Ygranes
229 9-12
Senators
  Karel Rachunek
230 9-13
Blackhawks
  Chris Feil
231 9-14
Oilers<
  Alexander Fomitchev
232 9-15
Blues
  Dmitri Plekhanov
233 9-16
Coyotes
  Wyatt Smith
234 9-17
Penguins
  Eric Lind
235 9-18
Ducks
  Tommi Degerman
236 9-19
Rangers
  Richard Miller
237 9-20
Panthers
  Benoit Cote
238 9-21
Sabres
  Dylan Kemp
239 9-22
Red Wings
  Greg Willers
240 9-23
Flyers
  Par Styf
241 9-24
Devils
  Jan Sorinko
242 9-25
Stars
  Brett McLean
243 9-26
Avalanche
  Kyle Kidney
244 9-27
Blues
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Charlie Huddy   Marek Ivan
245 9-28
Bruins
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Joe Mullen
Avalanche

 

Traded 1997 ninth round pick (#245-Steve Lafleur) to Bruins for 1997 ninth round pick (#246-Jay Henderson) on 1997-06-21

  Steve Lafleur
246 9-29
Avalanche
compensatory pick received from NHL as compensation for free agent Dave Hannan
Bruins

 

Traded 1997 ninth round pick (#246-Jay Henderson) to Avalanche for 1997 ninth round pick (#245-Steve Lafleur) on 1997-06-21

  Jay Henderson