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1997 Draft Choices Round 3
 
Year: Team: Position: Round:  
1997 - Round: 3
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
3 1 54 BOS
Mattias Karlin C SWE 5' 11" 183 SEL Modo Hockey Ornskoldsvik
3 2 55 COL
Rick Berry D CAN 6' 2" 213 WHL Seattle Thunderbirds
3 3 56 FLA
Vratislav Cech D CZE 6' 3" 196 OHL Kitchener Rangers
3 4 57 TOR
Jeff Farkas C USA 6' 0" 174 NCAA Boston College
3 5 58 OTT
Jani Hurme G FIN 6' 0" 195 FNL TPS Turku
3 6 59 NYI
Jarrett Smith C CAN 6' 1" 190 WHL Prince George Cougars
3 7 60 CGY
Derek Schutz C CAN 6' 2" 185 WHL Spokane Chiefs
3 8 61 TBL
Matt Elich R USA 6' 2" 200 OHL Windsor Spitfires
3 9 62 PHI
Kris Mallette D CAN 6' 3" 220 WHL Kelowna Rockets
3 10 63 BOS
Lee Goren R CAN 6' 3" 215 NCAA U. of North Dakota
3 11 64 VAN
Kyle Freadrich L CAN 6' 7" 260 WHL Regina Pats
3 12 65 MTL
Ilkka Mikkola D FIN 6' 0" 189 Finland Karpat
3 13 66 OTT
Josh Langfeld R USA 6' 3" 215 USHL Lincoln Stars
3 14 67 CHI
Mike Souza L USA 6' 1" 190 NCAA U. of New Hampshire
3 15 68 EDM
Sergei Yerkovich D RUS 6' 0" 210 IHL Las Vegas Thunder
3 16 69 BUF
Maxim Afinogenov R RUS 6' 0" 190 Russia Moscow Dynamo
3 17 70 CGY
Erik Andersson R SWE 6' 3" 210 NCAA U. of Denver
3 18 71 PIT
Josef Melichar D CZE 6' 2" 220 Czech Ceske Budejovice HC
3 19 72 ANA
Jay Legault L CAN 6' 4" 192 OHL London Knights
3 20 73 NYR
Burke Henry D CAN 6' 3" 206 WHL Brandon Wheat Kings
3 21 74 FLA
Nick Smith C CAN 6' 2" 207 OHL Barrie Colts
3 22 75 BUF
Jeff Martin C CAN 6' 1" 177 OHL Windsor Spitfires
3 23 76 DET
Petr Sykora C CZE 6' 3" 206 Czech Pardubice HC
3 24 77 DAL
Steve Gainey L CAN 6' 1" 192 WHL Kamloops Blazers
3 25 78 COL
Ville Nieminen L FIN 6' 1" 211 FNL Tappara Tampere
3 26 79 NYI
Robert Schnabel D CZE 6' 5" 232 Czech Slavia Praha HC
3 27 80 CAR
Francis Lessard R CAN 6' 2" 235 QMJHL Val-d'Or Foreurs
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