2001 NHL Draft Results

The 2001 NHL draft was held on June 24, 2001 in Sunrise Florida. Ilya Kovalchuk was selected #1 overall by the Atlanta Thrashers. The Ottawa Senators selected Jason Spezza going #2 overall.

Notable 2001 NHL draft picks were Patrick Sharp going in the third round at #95 overall and goalie Cristobal Huet going in round seven at #214 overall.

2001 NHL draft results round one

PickPlayerNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
1Ilya Kovalchuk (LW)RussiaAtlanta ThrashersSpartak Moscow (Russia)
2Jason Spezza (C)CanadaOttawa Senators (from NY Islanders)Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
3Alexander Svitov (C)RussiaTampa Bay LightningAvangard Omsk (Russia)
4Stephen Weiss (C)CanadaFlorida PanthersPlymouth Whalers (OHL)
5Stanislav Chistov (LW)RussiaMighty Ducks of AnaheimAvangard Omsk (Russia)
6Mikko Koivu (C)FinlandMinnesota WildTPS (Finland)
7Mike Komisarek (D)United StatesMontreal CanadiensUniversity of Michigan (NCAA)
8Pascal Leclaire (G)CanadaColumbus Blue JacketsHalifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
9Tuomo Ruutu (C)FinlandChicago BlackhawksJokerit (Finland)
10Dan Blackburn (G)CanadaNew York RangersKootenay Ice (WHL)
11Fredrik Sjostrom (RW)SwedenPhoenix Coyotes (from Calgary)Frolunda HC (Sweden)
12Dan Hamhuis (D)CanadaNashville PredatorsPrince George Cougars (WHL)
13Ales Hemsky (RW)Czech RepublicEdmonton Oilers (from Boston)Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
14Chuck Kobasew (RW)CanadaCalgary Flames (from Phoenix)Boston College (NCAA)
15Igor Knyazev (D)RussiaCarolina HurricanesSpartak Moscow (Russia)
16R. J. Umberger (RW)United StatesVancouver CanucksOhio State University (CCHA)
17Carlo Colaiacovo (D)CanadaToronto Maple LeafsErie Otters (OHL)
18Jens Karlsson (LW)SwedenLos Angeles KingsFrolunda HC (Sweden)
19Shaone Morrisonn (D)CanadaBoston Bruins (from Edmonton)Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
20Marcel Goc (C)GermanySan Jose SharksSchwenninger Wild Wings (DEL)
21Colby Armstrong (RW)CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsRed Deer Rebels (WHL)
22Jiri Novotny (C)Czech RepublicBuffalo SabresHC Ceske Budejovice (Czech Republic)
23Tim Gleason (D)United StatesOttawa Senators (from Philadelphia via Tampa Bay and Philadelphia)Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
24Lukas Krajicek (D)Czech RepublicFlorida Panthers (from St. Louis via New Jersey)Peterborough Petes (OHL)
25Alexander Perezhogin (RW)RussiaMontreal Canadiens (from Washington)Avangard Omsk (Russia)
26Jason Bacashihua (G)United StatesDallas StarsChicago Freeze (NAHL)
27Jeff Woywitka (D)CanadaPhiladelphia Flyers (from Ottawa)Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
28Adrian Foster (C)CanadaNew Jersey DevilsSaskatoon Blades (WHL)
29Adam Munro (G)CanadaChicago Blackhawks (from Detroit)Erie Otters (OHL)
30Dave Steckel (C)United StatesLos Angeles Kings (from Colorado)Ohio State University (NCAA)

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