REDRAFTING: 2003 NHL Entry Draft




it’s always fun to see where players could have gone and should have gone, so lets redraft the powerhouse 2003 draft!

  1. Pittsburgh: Marc-Andre Fleury (picked: Marc-Andre Fleury) Pittsburgh was drafting for a need. Marc-Andre still continues to be an elite goalie.

  2. Carolina: Eric Staal: (picked: Eric Staal)

  3. Florida: Ryan Getzlaf: (picked: Nathan Horton)

  4. Columbus: Patrice Bergeron (picked: Nikolai Zherdev)

  5. Buffalo: Shea Weber (picked: Thomas Vanek)

  6. San Jose: Joe Pavelski (picked Milan Michalek) still worked out I guess

  7. Nashville: Brent Burns (picked: Ryan Suter)

  8. Atlanta: Jeff Carter (picked: Braydon Coburn)

  9. Calgary: Zach Parise (picked: Dion Phaneuf)

  10. Montreal: Ryan Suter (picked: Andrei Kostitsyn)

  11. Philadelphia: Corey Perry (picked: Jeff Carter)

  12. NY Rangers: Ryan Kesler (picked: Hugh Jessiman)

  13. Los Angeles: Thomas Vanek (picked: Dustin Brown)

  14. Chicago: Corey Crawford (picked: Brent Seabrook)

  15. NY Islanders: Dustin Byfuglien (picked: Robert Nilsson)

  16. San Jose: Dustin Brown (picked: Steve Bernier)

  17. New Jersey: David Backes (picked: Zach Parise)

  18. Washington: Dion Phaneuf (picked: Eric Fehr)

  19. Anaheim: Brent Seabrook (picked: Ryan Getzlaf)

  20. Minnesota: Loui Eriksson (picked: Brent Burns)

  21. Boston: Mike Richards (picked: Mark Stuart)

  22. Edmonton: Jimmy Howard (picked: Marc-Antoine Pouliot)

  23. Vancouver: Lee Stempniak (picked: Ryan Kesler)

  24. Philadelphia: Nathan Horton (picked: Mike Richards)

  25. Florida: Milan Michalek (picked: Anthony Stewart)

  26. Los Angeles: Matt Moulson (picked: Brian Boyle)

  27. Los Angeles: Clarke MacArthur (picked: Jeff Tambellini)

  28. Anaheim: Jaroslav Halak (picked: Corey Perry)

  29. Ottawa: Brian Elliot (picked: Patrick Eaves) - Stole him in the 9th round anyways

  30. St. Louis: Brian Boyle (picked: Shawn Belle)

Honourable mentions … Patrick Eaves, Eric Fehr, Tobias Enstrom

Did your team draft better or worse?



It’s always fun to see where players could have gone and should have gone, so lets redraft the 2012 draft!

  1. Edmonton: Filip Forsberg (picked: Nail Yakupov)

  2. Columbus: Morgan Rielly (picked: Ryan Murray)

  3. Montreal: Shayne Gostisbehere (picked: Alex Galchenyuk)

  4. NY Islanders: Andrei Vasileskiy (picked: Griffin Reinhart)

  5. Toronto: Alex Galchenyuk (picked Morgan Rielly)

  6. Anaheim: Matt Dumba (picked Hampus Lindbolm)

  7. Minnesota: Matt Murray (picked Matt Dumba)

  8. Pittsburgh: Tomas Hertl (picked Derrick Pouliot)

  9. Winnipeg: Connor Hellebuyck (picked Jacob Trouba)

  10. Tampa Bay: Frederik Anderson (picked Slater Koekkoek)

  11. Washington: Hampus Lindholm (picked Martin Erat, I mean Filip Forsberg)

  12. Buffalo: Jacob Trouba (picked: Mikhail Grigorenko)

  13. Dallas: Colton Parayko (picked Radek Faksa)

  14. Buffalo: Cody Ceci (picked Zemgus Girgensons)

  15. Ottawa: Jaccob Slavin (picked Cody Ceci)

  16. Washington: Andreas Anthanasiou (picked Tom Wilson)

  17. San Jose: Teuvo Teravainen (picked Tomas Hertl)

  18. Chicago: Tanner Pearson (picked Teuvo Teravainen)

  19. Tampa Bay: Olli Maata (picked Andrei Vasilevskiy)

  20. Philadelphia: Tom Wilson (picked Scott Laughton)

  21. Calgary: Connor Brown (picked Mark Jankowski)

  22. Pittsburgh: Brady Skjei (picked Olli Maatta)

  23. Florida: Josh Anderson (picked Mike Matheson)

  24. Boston: Colin Miller (picked Malcolm Subban)

  25. St.Louis: Damon Severson (picked Jordan Schmaltz)

  26. Vancouver: Ryan Murray (picked: Brendan Gaunce)

  27. Phoenix: Radek Faksa (picked: Henrik Samuelsson)

  28. NY Rangers: Chris Tierney (picked Brady Skjei)

  29. New Jersey: Devin Shore (picked Stefan Matteau)

  30. Los Angeles: Jimmy Vesey (picked Tanner Peason)

Did your team make a better or worse pick?