Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
Winnipeg Jets NHL Jets Home NHL Jets Facebook NHL Jets Twitter NHL Jets Instagram NHL Jets Official Youtube Page Sign Up for Jets Mail Mobile App Buy Tickets
pre-season_tickets_bar_1415.png Pre-Season Tickets Facebook Instagram Manage Your Account Jets Pass HQ
 
  • PRINT
  • RSS
1997 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 BOS
Joe Thornton C CAN 6' 4" 230 OHL Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
1 2 2 SJS
Patrick Marleau C CAN 6' 2" 220 WHL Seattle Thunderbirds
1 4 4 NYI
Roberto Luongo G CAN 6' 3" 217 QMJHL Val-d'Or Foreurs
1 5 5 NYI
Eric Brewer D CAN 6' 3" 220 WHL Prince George Cougars
1 6 6 CGY
Daniel Tkaczuk C CAN 6' 1" 195 OHL Barrie Colts
1 9 9 WSH
Nick Boynton D CAN 6' 1" 218 OHL Ottawa 67's
1 10 10 VAN
Brad Ference D CAN 6' 3" 201 WHL Spokane Chiefs
1 11 11 MTL
Jason Ward R CAN 6' 2" 208 OHL Erie Otters
1 13 13 CHI
Daniel Cleary R CAN 6' 0" 205 OHL Belleville Bulls
1 15 15 LAK
Matt Zultek C CAN 6' 4" 222 OHL Ottawa 67's
1 19 19 NYR
Stefan Cherneski R CAN 6' 0" 195 WHL Brandon Wheat Kings
1 20 20 FLA
Mike Brown L CAN 6' 4" 225 WHL Red Deer Rebels
1 23 23 SJS
Scott Hannan D CAN 6' 1" 225 WHL Kelowna Rockets
1 24 24 NJD
Jean-Francois Damphousse G CAN 6' 0" 146 QMJHL Moncton Wildcats
1 25 25 DAL
Brenden Morrow L CAN 6' 0" 209 WHL Portland Winter Hawks
1 26 26 COL
Kevin Grimes D CAN 6' 2" 211 OHL Kingston Frontenacs
Finland
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 3 3 LAK
Olli Jokinen C FIN 6' 3" 215 FNL HIFK Helsinki
1 21 21 BUF
Mika Noronen G FIN 6' 2" 196 FNL Tappara Tampere
Russia
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 8 8 BOS
Sergei Samsonov L RUS 5' 8" 188 IHL Detroit Vipers
Slovakia
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 12 12 OTT
Marian Hossa R SVK 6' 1" 210 Slovak Dukla Trencin
1 17 17 PIT
Robert Dome L SVK 6' 0" 217 IHL Las Vegas Thunder
Sweden
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 18 18 ANA
Michael Holmqvist C SWE 6' 4" 210 SEL Djurgardens IF Stockholm
Switzerland
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 14 14 EDM
Michel Riesen L CHE 6' 2" 190 SwissA Biel
United States
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 7 7 TBL
Paul Mara D USA 6' 4" 207 OHL Sudbury Wolves
1 16 16 CHI
Ty Jones R USA 6' 3" 218 WHL Spokane Chiefs
1 22 22 CAR
Nikos Tselios D USA 6' 5" 226 OHL Belleville Bulls