2008 NHL Draft Results

The 2008 NHL draft was held on June 20, 2008 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The 2008 NHL Entry Draft featured forward Steven Stamkos being drafted #1 overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning. The LA Kings drafted defenceman Drew Doughty #2 overall.

Notable 2008 draft picks were defenceman Roman Josi being drafted in the second round at #38 overall. The Washington Capitals drafted Stanley Cup winning goalie Braden Holtby in round four at #93 overall.

NHL Draft 2008 Round One Results

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
1Steven Stamkos (C)CanadaTampa Bay LightningSarnia Sting (OHL)
2Drew Doughty (D)CanadaLos Angeles KingsGuelph Storm (OHL)
3Zach Bogosian (D)United StatesAtlanta ThrashersPeterborough Petes (OHL)
4Alex Pietrangelo (D)CanadaSt. Louis BluesNiagara IceDogs (OHL)
5Luke Schenn (D)CanadaToronto Maple Leafs (from NY Islanders)Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
6Nikita Filatov (LW)RussiaColumbus Blue JacketsCSKA Moscow (RSL)
7Colin Wilson (C)United StatesNashville Predators (from Toronto via NY Islanders)Boston University (Hockey East)
8Mikkel Boedker (LW)DenmarkPhoenix CoyotesKitchener Rangers (OHL)
9Josh Bailey (C)CanadaNew York Islanders (from Florida via Nashville)Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
10Cody Hodgson (C)CanadaVancouver CanucksBrampton Battalion (OHL)
11Kyle Beach (LW)CanadaChicago BlackhawksEverett Silvertips (WHL)
12Tyler Myers (D)CanadaBuffalo Sabres (from Edmonton via Anaheim and Los Angeles)Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
13Colten Teubert (D)CanadaLos Angeles Kings (from Buffalo)Regina Pats (WHL)
14Zach Boychuk (C)CanadaCarolina HurricanesLethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
15Erik Karlsson (D)SwedenOttawa Senators (from Nashville)Frolunda HC (J20 SuperElit)
16Joe Colborne (LW)CanadaBoston BruinsCamrose Kodiaks (AJHL)
17Jake Gardiner (D)United StatesAnaheim Ducks (from Calgary via Los Angeles)Minnetonka High School (USHS–MN)
18Chet Pickard (G)CanadaNashville Predators (from Ottawa)Tri-City Americans (WHL)
19Luca Sbisa (D)SwitzerlandPhiladelphia Flyers (from Colorado via Columbus)Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
20Michael Del Zotto (D)CanadaNew York RangersOshawa Generals (OHL)
21Anton Gustafsson (C)SwedenWashington Capitals (from New Jersey)Frolunda HC (J20 SuperElit)
22Jordan Eberle (RW)CanadaEdmonton Oilers (from Anaheim)Regina Pats (WHL)
23Tyler Cuma (D)CanadaMinnesota Wild (from Washington via New Jersey)Ottawa 67’s (OHL)
24Mattias Tedenby (LW)SwedenNew Jersey Devils (from Minnesota)HV71 (SEL)
25Greg Nemisz (RW)CanadaCalgary Flames (from Montreal)Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
26Tyler Ennis (LW)CanadaBuffalo Sabres (from San Jose)Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
27John Carlson (D)United StatesWashington Capitals (from Philadelphia)Indiana Ice (USHL)
28Viktor Tikhonov (RW)RussiaPhoenix Coyotes (from Dallas via Los Angeles and Anaheim)Severstal Cherepovets (RSL)
29Daultan Leveille (C)CanadaAtlanta Thrashers (from Pittsburgh)St. Catharines Falcons (GOJHL)
30Tom McCollum (G)United StatesDetroit Red WingsGuelph Storm (OHL)

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