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2002 Draft Choices Round 1
 
Year: Team: Position: Round:  
Canada
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 1 1 CBJ (from FLA)
Rick Nash L CAN 6' 4" 216 OHL London
1 3 3 FLA (from CBJ)
Jay Bouwmeester D CAN 6' 4" 215 WHL Medicine Hat
1 6 6 NSH
Scottie Upshall R CAN 6' 0" 200 WHL Kamloops
1 7 7 ANA
Joffrey Lupul F CAN 6' 1" 206 WHL Medicine Hat
1 8 8 MIN
Pierre-Marc Bouchard C CAN 5' 10" 173 QMJHL Chicoutimi
1 12 12 WSH
Steve Eminger D CAN 6' 2" 203 OHL Kitchener
1 17 17 WSH (from VAN)
Boyd Gordon R CAN 6' 1" 200 WHL Red Deer
1 20 20 BUF (from NJD)
Daniel Paille L CAN 6' 0" 200 OHL Guelph
1 23 23 PHX (from STL)
Ben Eager L CAN 6' 2" 235 OHL Oshawa
1 24 24 TOR
Alexander Steen C CAN 6' 1" 200 SWE Frolunda
1 25 25 CAR
Cam Ward G CAN 6' 1" 185 WHL Red Deer
Czech Republic
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 9 9 FLA (from CGY)
Petr Taticek C CZE 6' 0" 188 OHL Sault Ste. Marie
1 16 16 OTT
Jakub Klepis C CZE 6' 1" 198 WHL Portland
1 19 19 PHX
Jakub Koreis C CZE 6' 2" 206 CZE Plzen
1 26 26 DAL (from PHI)
Martin Vagner D CZE 6' 1" 214 QMJHL Hull
Finland
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 2 2 ATL
Kari Lehtonen G FIN 6' 4" 215 FIN Jokerit
1 4 4 PHI (from TBL)
Joni Pitkanen D FIN 6' 3" 210 FIN Karpat
1 15 15 EDM (from MTL)
Jesse Niinimaki C FIN 6' 2" 183 FIN Ilves
1 22 22 NYI
Sean Bergenheim F FIN 5' 11" 200 FIN Jokerit
1 29 29 BOS
Hannu Toivonen G FIN 6' 2" 200 FIN HPK
Russia
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 13 13 WSH (from DAL)
Alexander Semin L RUS 6' 2" 208 RUS D.1 Chelyabinsk
1 18 18 LAK
Denis Grebeshkov D RUS 6' 0" 209 RUS Yaroslavl
Sweden
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 28 28 COL
Jonas Johansson F SWE 6' 2" 190 SWE HV 71
Ukraine
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 21 21 CHI
Anton Babchuk D UKR 6' 5" 212 RUS Elektrostal
United States
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 5 5 PIT
Ryan Whitney D USA 6' 3" 210 H-EAST Boston University
1 10 10 CGY (from NYR)
Eric Nystrom L USA 6' 1" 193 CCHA U. of Michigan
1 11 11 BUF
Keith Ballard D USA 5' 11" 208 WCHA U. of Minnesota
1 14 14 MTL (from EDM)
Chris Higgins C USA 6' 0" 205 ECAC Yale University
1 27 27 SJS
Mike Morris R USA 6' 1" 185 USHSE St. Sebastian's
1 30 30 ATL (from DET)
Jim Slater C USA 6' 0" 200 CCHA Michigan State
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