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2003 NHL Entry Draft
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Marc-Andre Fleury is the second goalie to go at No. 1. AP

Net gain for Pens

The 2003 NHL Entry Draft got off to a rousing start Saturday when the Pittsburgh Penguins made a deal to jump up to the No. 1 spot and grab Cape Breton Screaming Eagles goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury. He joins Rick DiPietro at the only netminders to be selected first overall in the NHL Draft.

Farber: Draft has a North American flavor to it
Pens hope this No. 1 pick rivals that of 1984
Selections by Round: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
2003 NHL Entry Draft Team-by-Team Picks


MORE NEWS:
'Canes select top-rated Staal with second pick
Panthers take Horton after trading down to No. 3
Blue Jackets select Zherdev with fourth pick
Sabres take Vanek with No. 5 pick in NHL Draft
Sharks surprised to see Michalek there at No. 6
Thrashers pass on trades, select D Coburn at No. 8
Flyers add depth at center in first round of draft
'Hawks take big blueliner Seabrook with 14th pick
Devils trade up to grab North Dakota star Parise
Wild surprise by taking RW Burns in first round
Bruins pick CC defenseman Stuart at No. 21
Stars trade out of first, draft Eriksson at No. 33
Avs draft defenseman Liffiton in second round
Wings take Maine goalie Howard in second round
Coyotes add three players, two draftees

PREVIEW ANALYSIS:
Final Mock Draft: Pickin' and grinnin' in Nashville
Cannella: NHL smiles in face of uncertain future
North American Rankings: Skaters | Goaltenders
European Rankings: Skaters | Goaltenders
McKeen's: Final Rankings | Hot & Not | Awards
Draft Document: Suter | Nilsson | Stuart | Jessiman
Capsules | Team Needs | Draft Sites
All-Time No. 1s | Team-by-Team First-Round Picks

 
2003 First Round
1. PIT: Marc-Andre Fleury, G

2. CAR: Eric Staal, C

3. FLA: Nathan Horton, C

4. CLB: Nikolai Zherdev, LW

5. BUF: Thomas Vanek, LW

6. SJ: Milan Michalek, LW

7. NSH: Ryan Suter, D

8. ATL: Braydon Coburn, D

9. CAL: Dion Phaneuf, D

10. MON: Andrei Kostsitsyn, RW

11. PHI: Jeff Carter, C

12. NYR: Hugh Jessiman, RW

13. LA: Dustin Brown, RW

14. CHI: Brent Seabrook, D

15. NYI: Robert Nilsson, LW

16. SJ: Steve Bernier, RW

17. NJ: Zach Parise, C

18. WAS: Eric Fehr, RW

19. ANA: Ryan Getzlaf, C

20. MIN: Brent Burns, RW

21. BOS: Mark Stuart, D

22. EDM: Marc-Antoine Pouliot, C

23. VAN: Ryan Kesler, C

24. PHI: Mike Richards, C

25. FLA: Anthony Stewart, RW

26. LA: Brian Boyle, C

27. LA: Jeff Tambellini, LW

28. ANA: Corey Perry, RW

29. OTT: Patrick Eaves, RW

30. STL: Shawn Belle, D

 


 
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