College Hockey:
NHL Draft 2004

June 26-27

RALEIGH — The following college players or recruits were chosen in the National Hockey League’s 2004 entry draft:

(I) = Incoming Recruit
(*) = No Longer With Team
(#) = Chose not to Opt In

Round One

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
5   Phoenix Coyotes    Blake Wheeler, F (I '05)  Minnesota (WCHA)
6   New York Rangers    Al Montoya, G       Michigan (CCHA)
12  Minnesota Wild     A.J. Thelen, D       Michigan State (CCHA)
13  Buffalo Sabres     Drew Stafford, F      North Dakota (WCHA)
20  New Jersey Devils   Travis Zajac, F (I)    North Dakota (WCHA)
24  Calgary Flames     Kris Chucko, F (I)     Minnesota (WCHA)
26  Vancouver Canucks   Cory Schneider, G (I)   Boston College (HEA)

Round Two

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
33  Washington Capitals  Chris Bourque, F (I)    Boston University (HEA)
36  New York Rangers    Darin Olver, F       Northern Michigan (CCHA)
40  Atlanta Thrashers   Grant Lewis, D       Dartmouth (ECAC)
46  Columbus Blue Jackets Adam Pineault, F (*)    Boston College (HEA)
52  Dallas Stars      Raymond Sawada, F (I)   Cornell (ECAC)
53  Florida Panthers    David Booth, F       Michigan State (CCHA)
55  Colorado Avalanche   Victor Oreskovich, F (I)  Notre Dame (CCHA)
57  Edmonton Oilers    Geoff Paukovich, F (I)   Denver (WCHA)
61  Pittsburgh Penguins  Alex Goligoski, D (I)   Minnesota (WCHA)

Round Three

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
67  Pittsburgh Penguins  Nick Johnson, F (I)    Dartmouth (ECAC)
69  Carolina Hurricanes  Casey Borer, D       St. Cloud State (WCHA)
74  Anaheim Mighty Ducks  Kyle Klubertanz, D (I)   Wisconsin (WCHA)
77  Ottawa Senators    Shawn Weller, LW (I)    Clarkson (ECAC)
80  New York Rangers    Billy Ryan, C (I)     Maine (HEA)
85  Pittsburgh Penguins  Brian Gifford, C      (uncommitted)
92  Philadelphia Flyers  Rob Bellamy, RW (I)    Maine (HEA)
95  Los Angeles Kings   Paul Baier, D (I)     Brown (ECAC)

Round Four

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
100  Montreal Canadiens   J.T. Wyman, F (I)     Dartmouth (ECAC)
101  Philadephia Flyers   R.J. Anderson, D (I)    Minnesota (WCHA)
102  Tampa Bay Lightning  Mike Lundin, D       Maine (HEA)
115  New York Islanders   Wes O'Neill, D       Notre Dame (CCHA)
119  Phoenix Coyotes    Mike Porter, F (I)     Michigan (CCHA)
125  Vancouver Canucks   Andrew Sarauer, F (I)   Northern Michigan (CCHA)
126  San Jose Sharks    Torrey Mitchell, F (I)   Vermont (ECAC)

Round Five

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
140  Chicago Blackhawks   Jake Dowell, F       Wisconsin (WCHA)
141  Ottawa Senators    Jim McKenzie, F (I)    Michigan State (CCHA)
145  Philadelphia Flyers  Chris Zarb, D (2005)    Ferris State (CCHA)
153  San Jose Sharks    Stephen Zalewski, F (I)  Clarkson (ECAC)
159  Vancouver Canucks   Mike Brown, F       Michigan (CCHA)
160  Boston Bruins     Ben Walter, F       Mass.-Lowell (HEA)
163  Tampa Bay Lightning  Dustin Collins, F     Northern Michigan (CCHA)

Round Six

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
165  Chicago Blackhawks   Scott McCulloch, F (I)   Colorado College (WCHA)
167  Columbus Blue Jackets Rob Page, D (I)      Yale (ECAC)
169  New York Rangers    Jordan Foote, F (I)    Michigan Tech (WCHA)
172  Anaheim Mighty Ducks  Matt Auffrey, F (I)    Wisconsin (WCHA)
174  Los Angeles Kings   Scott Parse, F       Nebraska-Omaha (CCHA)
178  Nashville Predators  Mike Santorelli, F (I)   Northern Michigan (CCHA)
183  Dallas Stars      Trevor Ludwig, D (I)    Providence (HEA)
184  Colorado Avalanche   Derek Peltier, D (I)    Minnesota (WCHA)
185  Toronto Maple Leafs  Robbie Earl, F       Wisconsin (WCHA)
193  Nashville Predators  Kevin Schaeffer, D     Boston University (HEA)

Round Seven

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
197  Washington Capitals  Andrew Gordon, F (I)    St. Cloud (WCHA)
199  Phoenix Coyotes    Chad Kolarik, F (I)    Michigan (CCHA)
205  Los Angeles Kings   Mike Curry, F (I)     Minn.-Duluth (WCHA)
212  Montreal Canadiens   Jon Gleed, D        Cornell (ECAC)
215  Colorado Avalanche   Ian Keserich, G (I)    Ohio State (CCHA)
217  New Jersey Devils   Tyler Eckford, D (2005)  Alaska-Fairbanks (CCHA)
219  Ottawa Senators    Joe Cooper, F       Miami (CCHA)
224  Boston Bruins     Matt Hunwick, D      Michigan (CCHA)
225  San Jose Sharks    David MacDonald, D (I)   Harvard (ECAC)

Round Eight

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
228  Pittsburgh Penguins  David Brown, G       Notre Dame (CCHA)
230  Washington Capitals  Justin Mrazek, G (I)    Union (ECAC)
231  Columbus Blue Jackets Brian McGuirk, F (I)    Boston University (HEA)
234  San Jose Sharks    Derek MacIntyre, G (I)   Ferris State (CCHA)
236  Anaheim Mighty Ducks  Matt Christie, F      Miami (CCHA)
237  Atlanta Thrashers   Mitch Carefoot, F     Cornell (ECAC)
239  Colorado Avalanche   Brandon Yip, F (2005)   Boston University (HEA)
249  Colorado Avalanche   J.D. Corbin, F       Denver (WCHA)
251  Ottawa Senators    Matt McIlvane, F (I)    Ohio State (CCHA) 
253  Phildelphia Flyers   Travis Gawryletz, D (I)  Minn.-Duluth (WCHA)
256  Chicago Blackhawks   Matt Ford, F (I)      Wisconsin (WCHA)

Round Nine

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
259  Pittsburgh Penguins  Brian Ihnacak, F      Brown (ECAC)
261  Phoenix Coyotes    Will Engasser, F (I)    Yale (ECAC)
263  Washington Capitals  Travis Morin, F      Minnesota State (WCHA)
265  Phoenix Coyotes    Daniel Winnik, F      New Hampshire (HEA)
270  Atlanta Thrashers   Matt Siddall, F (I)    Northern Michigan (CCHA)
271  Columbus Blue Jackets Grant Clitsome, D (I)   Clarkson (ECAC)
272  Minnesota Wild     Kyle Wilson, F       Colgate (ECAC)
275  Nashville Predators  Craig Switzer, D (I)    New Hampshire (HEA)
281  Colorado Avalanche   Stephen McClellan, D (2005)Northeastern (HEA)
285  Toronto Maple Leafs  Pierce Norton, F (I)    Providence (HEA)
291  Philadelphia Flyers  John Carter, F       (uncommitted)

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