REDRAFTING: 2004 NHL Entry Draft

 https://www.nhl.com/news/this-date-in-nhl-history-june-26/c-280997572

https://www.nhl.com/news/this-date-in-nhl-history-june-26/c-280997572

HOCKEY GM ADVICE

It’s always fun to see where players could have gone and should have gone, so lets redraft the 2004 draft which featured the best goal scorer of this generation!

  1. Washington: Alex Ovechkin (1) (picked: Alex Ovechkin)

  2. Pittsburgh: Evgeni Malkin (2) (picked: Evgeni Malkin)

  3. Chicago: Blake Wheeler (5) (picked: Cam Barker)

  4. Carolina: Pekka Rinne (258) (picked: Andrew Ladd)

  5. Phoenix: David Krejci (63) (picked: Blake Wheeler)

  6. NY Rangers: Cory Schneider (26) (picked: Al Montoya)

  7. Florida: Devan Dubnyk (14) (picked: Rostislav Olesz)

  8. Columbus: Andrew Ladd (4) (picked: Alexandre Picard)

  9. Anaheim: Mike Green (29) (picked: Ladislav Smid)

  10. Atlanta: Travis Zajac (20) (picked: Boris Valabik)

  11. Los Angeles: Alexander Radulov (15) (picked: Lauri Tukonen)

  12. Minnesota: Brandon Dubinsky (60) (picked: A.J. Thelen)

  13. Buffalo: Ryan Callahan (127) (picked: Drew Stafford)

  14. Edmonton: Andrej Sekera (71) (picked: Devan Dubnyk)

  15. Nashville: Alexander Edler (91) (picked: Alexander Radulov)

  16. NY Islanders: Troy Brouwer (214) (picked: Petteri Nojelainen)

  17. St.Louis: Alex Goligoski (61) (picked: Marek Schwarz)

  18. Montreal: Mark Streit (127) (picked: Kyle Chipchura

  19. NY Rangers: Drew Stafford (13) (picked: Lauri Korpikoski)

  20. New Jersey: Johan Franzen (97) (picked: Travis Zajac)

  21. Colorado: Kris Versteeg (134) (picked: Wojtek Wolski)

  22. San Jose: Mikhail Grabovski (150) (picked: Lukas Kaspar)

  23. Ottawa: Carl Soderberg (49) (picked: Andrej Meszaros)

  24. Calgary: Blake Comeau (47) (picked: Kris Chucko)

  25. Edmonton: Wojtek Wolski (21) (picked: Rob Schremp)

  26. Vancouver: Jannik Hansen (287) (picked: Cory Schneider)

  27. Washington: Daniel Winnik (265) (picked: Jeff Schultz)

  28. Dallas: David Booth (53) (picked: Mark Fistric)

  29. Washington: Dave Bolland (32) (picked: Mike Green)

  30. Tampa Bay: Bryan Bickell (41) (picked: Andy Rogers)

The 2004 draft past the top 11 was not an elite draft.