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1996 Draft Choices Round 1
 
Year: Team: Position: Round:  
Height
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 11 11 PHX
Dan Focht D CAN 6' 6" 237 WHL Tri-City Americans
1 15 15 PHI
Dainius Zubrus R LTU 6' 5" 225 COJHL Pembroke
1 8 8 BOS
Johnathan Aitken D CAN 6' 4" 211 WHL Medicine Hat Tigers
1 16 16 TBL
Mario Larocque D CAN 6' 4" 202 QMJHL Hull Olympiques
1 1 1 OTT
Chris Phillips D CAN 6' 3" 220 WHL Prince Albert Raiders
1 10 10 NJD
Lance Ward R CAN 6' 3" 214 WHL Red Deer Rebels
1 19 19 EDM
Matthieu Descoteaux D CAN 6' 3" 222 QMJHL Shawinigan Cataractes
1 4 4 WSH
Alexander Volchkov L RUS 6' 2" 205 OHL Barrie Colts
1 5 5 DAL
Richard Jackman D CAN 6' 2" 214 OHL Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
1 6 6 EDM
Boyd Devereaux C CAN 6' 2" 195 OHL Kitchener Rangers
1 18 18 MTL
Matt Higgins C CAN 6' 2" 188 WHL Moose Jaw Warriors
1 20 20 FLA
Marcus Nilson L SWE 6' 2" 188 SEL Djurgardens IF Stockholm
1 26 26 DET
Jesse Wallin D CAN 6' 2" 203 WHL Red Deer Rebels
1 2 2 SJS
Andrei Zyuzin D RUS 6' 1" 208 Russia Salavat Yulajev
1 3 3 NYI
Jean-Pierre Dumont R CAN 6' 1" 205 QMJHL Val-d'Or Foreurs
1 7 7 BUF
Erik Rasmussen C USA 6' 1" 210 NCAA U. of Minnesota
1 9 9 ANA
Ruslan Salei D BLR 6' 1" 212 IHL Las Vegas Thunder
1 14 14 STL
Marty Reasoner C USA 6' 1" 205 NCAA Boston College
1 17 17 WSH
Jaroslav Svejkovsky R CZE 6' 1" 193 WHL Tri-City Americans
1 22 22 NYR
Jeff Brown D CAN 6' 1" 217 OHL Sarnia Sting
1 12 12 VAN
Josh Holden C CAN 6' 0" 189 WHL Regina Pats
1 13 13 CGY
Derek Morris D CAN 6' 0" 215 WHL Regina Pats
1 21 21 SJS
Marco Sturm L DEU 6' 0" 194 DEL Landshut EV
1 23 23 PIT
Craig Hillier G CAN 6' 0" 165 OHL Ottawa 67's
1 25 25 COL
Peter Ratchuk D USA 6' 0" 175 Minn. Shattuck-St. Mary's
1 24 24 PHX
Daniel Briere C CAN 5' 10" 179 QMJHL Drummondville Voltigeurs
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