Special Sub-Topic: 2003 NHL Entry Draft
|Which player was drafted first overall in the 2003 NHL entry draft?|
Marc-Andre Fleury. Marc-Andre Fleury was drafted 1st overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Eric Staal was drafted 2nd overall by the Carolina Hurricanes. Thomas Vanek was drafted 5th overall by the Buffalo Sabres. Dion Phaneuf was drafted 9th overall by the Calgary Flames.
|This player went on to score 46 goals in the 2008-09 regular season for the Philadelphia Flyers. Who was this drafted 11th overall in the 2003 NHL entry draft? |
Jeff Carter. Mike Richards was drafted 24th overall in the 2003 NHL entry draft. Justin Williams was drafted 28th overall, and Simon Gagne was drafted 22nd overall in the 1998 NHL entry draft. They were all drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers.
|Which of the following teams did not have a first round pick in the draft?|
Phoenix Coyotes. Phoenix traded their first round pick to the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers selected Jeff Carter with the Coyotes first round pick. The Coyotes also didn't have a second round draft pick.
|Who was the second goalie to be drafted?|
Corey Crawford. Since Marc-Andre Fleury was drafted first overall, Corey Crawford was drafted 52nd overall. Jaroslav Halak and Brian Elliot were both selected in the 9th round of the draft. Jimmy Howard was drafted 64th overall.
|Who did the Carolina Hurricanes select with the second overall pick in the draft?|
Eric Staal. Eric Staal was drafted out of the OHL. He played for the Peterborough Petes. Staal was drafted 2nd overall in the 2003 draft. Andrew Ladd was drafted 4th overall. Cam Ward was selected 25th overall in the 2002 draft. Cole was drafted 71st overall in the 1998 draft.
|How many Canadians were drafted in the top 10 picks in the 2003 NHL entry draft?|
5. The five Canadian draftees were Marc-Andre Fleury, Eric Staal, Nathan Horton, Braydon Coburn, and Dion Phaneuf.
|Which USA born player was drafted the highest in the 2003 NHL entry draft?|
Ryan Suter. Ryan Suter was drafted 7th overall. Dustin Brown was drafted 13th, and Zach Parise was drafted 17th. Ryan Kesler was drafted 23rd overall.
|Which defencemen scored 20 goals in his rookie season after getting drafted in the 2003 NHL entry draft?|
Dion Phaneuf. Shea Weber scored 2 goals in this rookie season, but 17 in his sophomore season. Brent Burns and Ryan Suter scored 1 goal each.
|Which second round pick in the 2003 NHL entry draft scored 36 goals in the 2008-09 regular season?|
Loui Eriksson. All four choices were drafted in the second round of the draft.
1. Loui Eriksson, 36 goals.
2. David Backes, 31 goals.
3. Patrice Bergeron, 8 goals.
4. Patrick O'Sullivan, 2 goals.
|Thomas Vanek was drafted 5th overall in the draft, and was born in Belarus.|
False. Thomas Vanek was drafted 5th overall in the draft, but was born in Austria, not Belarus.
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