NHL Draft 1991 Results

The 1991 NHL draft known as the Eric Lindros draft where the Quebec Nordiques drafted the Big E but he decided not to play for the franchise and was ultimately traded to the Philadelphia Flyers for Peter Forsberg and draft picks.

Other notable draft picks in the 1991 NHL draft were Scott Niedermayer, Alexei Kovalev and Markus Naslund.

NHL Draft 1991 Round 1 Results

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
1Eric LindrosCenter CanadaQuebec NordiquesOshawa Generals (OHL)
2Pat FalloonRight Wing CanadaSan Jose SharksSpokane Chiefs (WHL)
3Scott NiedermayerDefense CanadaNew Jersey Devils (from Toronto)Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
4Scott LachanceDefense United StatesNew York IslandersBoston University (Hockey East)
5Aaron WardDefense CanadaWinnipeg JetsUniversity of Michigan (CCHA)
6Peter ForsbergCenter SwedenPhiladelphia FlyersModo Hockey (Sweden)
7Alek StojanovRight Wing CanadaVancouver CanucksHamilton Dukes (OHL)
8Richard MatvichukDefense CanadaMinnesota North StarsSaskatoon Blades (WHL)
9Patrick PoulinLeft Wing CanadaHartford WhalersSaint-Hyacinthe Laser (QMJHL)
10Martin LapointeRight Wing CanadaDetroit Red WingsLaval Titan (QMJHL)
11Brian RolstonRight Wing United StatesNew Jersey DevilsDetroit Compuware Ambassadors (NAHL)
12Tyler WrightCenter CanadaEdmonton OilersSwift Current Broncos (WHL)
13Philippe BoucherDefense CanadaBuffalo SabresGranby Bisons (QMJHL)
14Pat PeakeCenter United StatesWashington CapitalsDetroit Compuware Ambassadors (OHL)
15Alexei KovalevRight Wing Soviet UnionNew York RangersDynamo Moscow (USSR)
16Markus NaslundLeft Wing SwedenPittsburgh PenguinsModo Hockey (Sweden)
17Brent BilodeauDefense CanadaMontreal CanadiensSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
18Glen MurrayRight Wing CanadaBoston BruinsSudbury Wolves (OHL)
19Niklas SundbladRight Wing SwedenCalgary FlamesAIK IF (Sweden)
20Martin RucinskyRight Wing CzechoslovakiaEdmonton OilersHC CHZ Litvinov (Czechoslovakia)
21Trevor HalversonRight Wing CanadaWashington CapitalsNorth Bay Centennials (OHL)
22Dean McAmmondCenter CanadaChicago BlackhawksPrince Albert Raiders (WHL)

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