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National Hockey League - 2008 Round 1 Draft History


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 1 1 Tampa Bay Lightning Steven Stamkos C Sarnia Sting OHL
E 1 2 Los Angeles Kings Drew Doughty D Guelph Storm OHL
E 1 3 Atlanta Thrashers Zach Bogosian D Peterborough Petes OHL
E 1 4 St. Louis Blues Alex Pietrangelo D Niagara Ice Dogs OHL
E 1 5 Toronto Maple Leafs Luke Schenn D Kelowna Rockets WHL
E 1 6 Columbus Blue Jackets Nikita Filatov L CSKA Jr. Russia
E 1 7 Nashville Predators Colin Wilson C Boston University NCAA
E 1 8 Phoenix Coyotes Mikkel Boedker L Kitchener Rangers OHL
E 1 9 New York Islanders Joshua Bailey C Windsor Spitfires OHL
E 1 10 Vancouver Canucks Cody Hodgson C Brampton Battalion OHL
E 1 11 Chicago Blackhawks Kyle Beach C Everett Silvertips WHL
E 1 12 Buffalo Sabres Tyler Myers D Kelowna Rockets WHL
E 1 13 Los Angeles Kings Colten Teubert D Regina Pats WHL
E 1 14 Carolina Hurricanes Zach Boychuk C Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL
E 1 15 Ottawa Senators Erik Karlsson D Frolunda Jrs Sweden
E 1 16 Boston Bruins Joe Colborne C Camrose Kodiaks AJHL
E 1 17 Anaheim Ducks Jake Gardiner D Minnetonka H.S. MN
E 1 18 Nashville Predators Chet Pickard G Tri-City Americans WHL
E 1 19 Philadelphia Flyers Luca Sbisa D Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL
E 1 20 New York Rangers Michael Del Zotto D Oshawa Generals OHL
E 1 21 Washington Capitals Anton Gustafsson C Frolunda Jrs Sweden
E 1 22 Edmonton Oilers Jordan Eberle C Regina Pats WHL
E 1 23 Minnesota Wild Tyler Cuma D Ottawa 67's OHL
E 1 24 New Jersey Devils Mattias Tedenby L HV71 Jonkoping SEL
E 1 25 Calgary Flames Greg Nemisz C Windsor Spitfires OHL
E 1 26 Buffalo Sabres Tyler Ennis C Medicine Hat Tigers WHL
E 1 27 Washington Capitals John Carlson D Indiana Ice USHL
E 1 28 Phoenix Coyotes Viktor Tikhonov W Cherepovets Severstal Russia
E 1 29 Atlanta Thrashers Daultan Leveille C St. Catharines Falcons GHJHL
E 1 30 Detroit Red Wings Thomas McCollum G Guelph Storm OHL

2008 Round 2 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 2 31 Florida Panthers Jacob Markstrom G Brynas Jrs. Sweden
E 2 32 Los Angeles Kings Vyacheslav Vojnov D Chelyabinsk Traktor Russia
E 2 33 St. Louis Blues Philip McRae C London Knights OHL
E 2 34 St. Louis Blues Jake Allen G St. John's Fog Devils QMJHL
E 2 35 Anaheim Ducks Nicolas Deschamps C Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL
E 2 36 New York Islanders Corey Trivino C Stouffville Spirit OPJHL
E 2 37 Columbus Blue Jackets Cody Goloubef D U. of Wisconsin NCAA
E 2 38 Nashville Predators Roman Josi D Bern Swiss-A
E 2 39 Anaheim Ducks Eric O'Dell C Sudbury Wolves OHL
E 2 40 New York Islanders Aaron Ness D Roseau H.S. MN
E 2 41 Vancouver Canucks Yann Sauve D Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL
E 2 42 Ottawa Senators Patrick Wiercioch D Omaha Lancers USHL
E 2 43 Anaheim Ducks Justin Schultz D Westside Warriors BCHL
E 2 44 Buffalo Sabres Luke Adam C St. John's Fog Devils QMJHL
E 2 45 Carolina Hurricanes Zac Dalpe C Penticton Vees BCHL
E 2 46 Florida Panthers Colby Robak D Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 2 47 Boston Bruins Maxime Sauve C Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL
E 2 48 Calgary Flames Mitch Wahl C Spokane Chiefs WHL
E 2 49 Phoenix Coyotes Jared Staal R Sudbury Wolves OHL
E 2 50 Colorado Avalanche Cameron Gaunce D Mississauga St. Michael's Majors OHL
E 2 51 New York Rangers Derek Stepan C Shattuck St. Mary's MN
E 2 52 New Jersey Devils Brandon Burlon D St. Michael's Buzzers OPJHL
E 2 53 New York Islanders Travis Hamonic D Moose Jaw Warriors WHL
E 2 54 New Jersey Devils Patrice Cormier C Rimouski Oceanic QMJHL
E 2 55 Minnesota Wild Marco Scandella D Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL
E 2 56 Montreal Canadiens Danny Kristo R US National Under 18 Team
E 2 57 Washington Capitals Eric Mestery D Tri-City Americans WHL
E 2 58 Washington Capitals Dmitri Kugryshev R CSKA Jr. Russia
E 2 59 Dallas Stars Tyler Beskorowany G Owen Sound Attack OHL
E 2 60 Toronto Maple Leafs Jimmy Hayes R Lincoln Stars USHL
E 2 61 Colorado Avalanche Peter Delmas G Lewiston MAINEiacs QMJHL

2008 Round 3 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 3 62 San Jose Sharks Justin Daniels C Kent H.S. CT
E 3 63 Los Angeles Kings Robert Czarnik C US National Under 18 Team
E 3 64 Atlanta Thrashers Danick Paquette R Lewiston MAINEiacs QMJHL
E 3 65 St. Louis Blues Jori Lehtera C Tappara Tampere FNL
E 3 66 New York Islanders David Toews C Shattuck St. Mary's MN
E 3 67 Philadelphia Flyers Marc-Andre Bourdon D Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL
E 3 68 Chicago Blackhawks Shawn Lalonde D Belleville Bulls OHL
E 3 69 Phoenix Coyotes Michael Stone D Calgary Hitmen WHL
E 3 70 St. Louis Blues James Livingston R Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL
E 3 71 Anaheim Ducks Josh Brittain L Kingston Frontenacs OHL
E 3 72 New York Islanders Jyri Niemi D Saskatoon Blades WHL
E 3 73 New York Islanders Kirill Petrov R Kazan Ak-Bars Russia
E 3 74 Los Angeles Kings Andrew Campbell D Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL
E 3 75 New York Rangers Evgeny Grachev C Yaroslavl Jrs. Russia
E 3 76 Phoenix Coyotes Mathieu Brodeur D Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL
E 3 77 Boston Bruins Michael Hutchinson G Barrie Colts OHL
E 3 78 Calgary Flames Lance Bouma C Vancouver Giants WHL
E 3 79 Ottawa Senators Zack Smith C Swift Current Broncos WHL
E 3 80 Florida Panthers Adam Comrie D Saginaw Spirit OHL
E 3 81 Buffalo Sabres Corey Fienhage D Eastview H.S. MN
E 3 82 New Jersey Devils Adam Henrique C Windsor Spitfires OHL
E 3 83 Anaheim Ducks Marco Cousineau G Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL
E 3 84 Philadelphia Flyers Jacob DeSerres G Seattle Thunderbirds WHL
E 3 85 Anaheim Ducks Brandon McMillan C Kelowna Rockets WHL
E 3 86 Montreal Canadiens Steve Quailer R Sioux City Musketeers USHL
E 3 87 St. Louis Blues Ian Schultz R Calgary Hitmen WHL
E 3 88 Los Angeles Kings Geordie Wudrick L Swift Current Broncos WHL
E 3 89 Dallas Stars Scott Winkler C Russell Stover Kansas Cit
E 3 90 New York Rangers Tomas Kundratek D Trinec Ocelari HC Czech
E 3 91 Detroit Red Wings Max Nicastro D Chicago Steel USHL

2008 Round 4 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 4 92 San Jose Sharks Samuel Groulx D Quebec Remparts QMJHL
E 4 93 Washington Capitals Braden Holtby G Saskatoon Blades WHL
E 4 94 Atlanta Thrashers Vinny Saponari R US National Under 18 Team
E 4 95 St. Louis Blues David Warsofsky D US National Under 18 Team
E 4 96 New York Islanders Matt Donovan D Cedar Rapids RoughRiders USHL
E 4 97 Boston Bruins Jamie Arniel C Sarnia Sting OHL
E 4 98 Toronto Maple Leafs Mikhail Stefanovich C Quebec Remparts QMJHL
E 4 99 Phoenix Coyotes Colin Long C Kelowna Rockets WHL
E 4 100 Florida Panthers A.J. Jenks L Plymouth Whalers OHL
E 4 101 Buffalo Sabres Justin Jokinen R Cloquet H.S. MN
E 4 102 New York Islanders David Ullstrom W HV 71 Jrs. Sweden
E 4 103 Edmonton Oilers Johan Motin D Bofors IK Swe-1
E 4 104 Buffalo Sabres Jordon Southorn D Prince Edward Island Rocket QMJHL
E 4 105 Carolina Hurricanes Michal Jordan D Plymouth Whalers OHL
E 4 106 San Jose Sharks Harri Sateri G Tappara Jrs. Finland
E 4 107 Columbus Blue Jackets Steven Delisle D Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL
E 4 108 Calgary Flames Nick Larson L Waterloo Black Hawks USHL
E 4 109 Ottawa Senators Andre Petersson W HV 71 Jrs. Sweden
E 4 110 Colorado Avalanche Kelsey Tessier C Quebec Remparts QMJHL
E 4 111 New York Rangers Dale Weise R Swift Current Broncos WHL
E 4 112 New Jersey Devils Matt Delahey D Regina Pats WHL
E 4 113 Anaheim Ducks Ryan Hegarty D US National Under 18 Team
E 4 114 Calgary Flames T.J. Brodie D Saginaw Spirit OHL
E 4 115 Minnesota Wild Sean Lorenz D US National Under 18 Team
E 4 116 Montreal Canadiens Jason Missiaen G Peterborough Petes OHL
E 4 117 Tampa Bay Lightning James Wright C Vancouver Giants WHL
E 4 118 Columbus Blue Jackets Drew Olson D Brainerd H.S. MN
E 4 119 Ottawa Senators Derek Grant C Langley Chiefs BCHL
E 4 120 Pittsburgh Penguins Nathan Moon C Kingston Frontenacs OHL
E 4 121 Detroit Red Wings Gustav Nyquist C Malmo Jrs Sweden

2008 Round 5 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 5 122 Tampa Bay Lightning Dustin Tokarski G Spokane Chiefs WHL
E 5 123 Los Angeles Kings Andrei Loktionov C Yaroslavl Jrs. Russia
E 5 124 Atlanta Thrashers Nicklas Lasu L Frolunda Jrs Sweden
E 5 125 St. Louis Blues Kristoffer Berglund D Bjorkloven IF Swe-1
E 5 126 New York Islanders Kevin Poulin G Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL
E 5 127 Columbus Blue Jackets Matt Calvert L Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 5 128 Toronto Maple Leafs Greg Pateryn D Ohio Junior Blue Jackets USHL
E 5 129 Toronto Maple Leafs Joel Champagne C Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL
E 5 130 Toronto Maple Leafs Jerome Flaake L Cologne Sharks DEL
E 5 131 Vancouver Canucks Prabh Rai C Seattle Thunderbirds WHL
E 5 132 Chicago Blackhawks Teigan Zahn D Saskatoon Blades WHL
E 5 133 Edmonton Oilers Philippe Cornet L Rimouski Oceanic QMJHL
E 5 134 Buffalo Sabres Jacob Lagace L Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL
E 5 135 Columbus Blue Jackets Tomas Kubalik R Plzen HC Czech
E 5 136 Nashville Predators Taylor Stefishen L Langley Chiefs BCHL
E 5 137 Columbus Blue Jackets Brent Regner D Vancouver Giants WHL
E 5 138 Montreal Canadiens Maxim Trunev F Cherepovets Jr. Russia
E 5 139 Ottawa Senators Mark Borowiecki D Smiths Falls Bears CJAHL
E 5 140 Colorado Avalanche Mark Olver C Northern Michigan University NCAA
E 5 141 New York Rangers Chris Doyle C Prince Edward Island Rocket QMJHL
E 5 142 New Jersey Devils Kory Nagy C Oshawa Generals OHL
E 5 143 Anaheim Ducks Stefan Warg D Vasteras Jrs. Sweden
E 5 144 Washington Capitals Joel Broda C Moose Jaw Warriors WHL
E 5 145 Minnesota Wild Eero Elo L Lukko Jrs. Finland
E 5 146 San Jose Sharks Julien Demers D Ottawa 67's OHL
E 5 147 Tampa Bay Lightning Kyle De Coste R Brampton Battalion OHL
E 5 148 New York Islanders Matt Martin L Sarnia Sting OHL
E 5 149 Dallas Stars Philip Larsen D Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg SEL
E 5 150 Pittsburgh Penguins Alexander Pechurski G Magnitogorsk Jr. Russia
E 5 151 Detroit Red Wings Julien Cayer C Northwood Prep NY

2008 Round 6 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 6 152 Tampa Bay Lightning Mark Barberio D Moncton Wildcats QMJHL
E 6 153 Los Angeles Kings Justin Azevedo C Kitchener Rangers OHL
E 6 154 Atlanta Thrashers Chris Carrozzi G Mississauga St. Michael's Majors OHL
E 6 155 St. Louis Blues Anthony Nigro C Guelph Storm OHL
E 6 156 New York Islanders Jared Spurgeon D Spokane Chiefs WHL
E 6 157 Columbus Blue Jackets Cameron Atkinson R Avon Old Farms H.S. CT
E 6 158 Toronto Maple Leafs Grant Rollheiser G Trail Smoke Eaters BCHL
E 6 159 Phoenix Coyotes Brett Hextall C Penticton Vees BCHL
E 6 160 Tampa Bay Lightning Luke Witkowski D Ohio Junior Blue Jackets USHL
E 6 161 Vancouver Canucks Mats Froshaug C Linkoping Jr. Sweden
E 6 162 Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Carlsson D Brynas IF Gavle SEL
E 6 163 Edmonton Oilers Teemu Hartikainen C Kalpa Jrs. Finland
E 6 164 Buffalo Sabres Nick Crawford D Saginaw Spirit OHL
E 6 165 Carolina Hurricanes Mike Murphy G Belleville Bulls OHL
E 6 166 Nashville Predators Jeff Foss D R.P.I. NCAA
E 6 167 Colorado Avalanche Joel Chouinard D Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL
E 6 168 Calgary Flames Ryley Grantham C Moose Jaw Warriors WHL
E 6 169 Chicago Blackhawks Ben Smith R Boston College NCAA
E 6 170 Colorado Avalanche Jonas Holos D Sarpsborg Norway
E 6 171 New York Rangers Mitch Gaulton D Erie Otters OHL
E 6 172 New Jersey Devils David Wohlberg C US National Under 18 Team
E 6 173 Boston Bruins Nicolas Tremblay C Smiths Falls Bears CJAHL
E 6 174 Washington Capitals Greg Burke L New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs EJHL
E 6 175 New York Islanders Justin DiBenedetto C Sarnia Sting OHL
E 6 176 Dallas Stars Matt Tassone C Swift Current Broncos WHL
E 6 177 San Jose Sharks Tommy Wingels C Miami University (Ohio) NCAA
E 6 178 Philadelphia Flyers Zac Rinaldo C Mississauga St. Michael's Majors OHL
E 6 179 Chicago Blackhawks Braden Birch D Oakville Blades OPJHL
E 6 180 Pittsburgh Penguins Patrick Killeen G Brampton Battalion OHL
E 6 181 Detroit Red Wings Stephen Johnston L Belleville Bulls OHL

2008 Round 7 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 7 182 Tampa Bay Lightning Matias Sointu R Ilves Jrs Finland
E 7 183 Los Angeles Kings Garrett Roe L St. Cloud State NCAA
E 7 184 Atlanta Thrashers Zach Redmond D Ferris State University NCAA
E 7 185 St. Louis Blues Paul Karpowich G Wellington Dukes OPJHL
E 7 186 San Jose Sharks Jason Demers D Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL
E 7 187 Columbus Blue Jackets Sean Collins C Waywayseecappo Wolverines MJHL
E 7 188 Toronto Maple Leafs Andrew MacWilliam D Camrose Kodiaks AJHL
E 7 189 Phoenix Coyotes Tim Billingsley D Mississauga St. Michael's Majors OHL
E 7 190 Florida Panthers Matt Bartkowski D Lincoln Stars USHL
E 7 191 Vancouver Canucks Morgan Clark G Red Deer Rebels WHL
E 7 192 Chicago Blackhawks Joe Gleason D Edina H.S. MN
E 7 193 Edmonton Oilers Jordan Bendfeld D Medicine Hat Tigers WHL
E 7 194 San Jose Sharks Drew Daniels R Kent H.S. CT
E 7 195 Carolina Hurricanes Samuel Morneau L Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL
E 7 196 Philadelphia Flyers Joacim Eriksson G Brynas Jrs. Sweden
E 7 197 Boston Bruins Mark Goggin C Choate Academy CT
E 7 198 Calgary Flames Alexander Deilert D Djurgarden Jrs. Sweden
E 7 199 Ottawa Senators Emil Sandin L Brynas IF Gavle SEL
E 7 200 Colorado Avalanche Nathan Condon C Wausau H.S. WI
E 7 201 Nashville Predators Jani Lajunen C Blues Jrs Finland
E 7 202 New Jersey Devils Harry Young D Windsor Spitfires OHL
E 7 203 Tampa Bay Lightning David Carle D Shattuck St. Mary's MN
E 7 204 Washington Capitals Stefan Della Rovere L Barrie Colts OHL
E 7 205 New Jersey Devils Jean-Sebastien Berube L Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL
E 7 206 Montreal Canadiens Patrick Johnson C U. of Wisconsin NCAA
E 7 207 Nashville Predators Anders Lindback G Almtuna Swe-1
E 7 208 Anaheim Ducks Nick Pryor D US National Under 18 Team
E 7 209 Dallas Stars Mike Bergin D Smiths Falls Bears CJAHL
E 7 210 Pittsburgh Penguins Nicholas D'Agostino D St. Michael's Buzzers OPJHL
E 7 211 Detroit Red Wings Jesper Samuelsson C Timra Jrs. Sweden

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