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3rd Overall NHL Draft Picks




Here is a list of NHL draft picks who were 3rd overall draft picks in past NHL drafts. Some players taken in the past with the 3rd draft pick are: Denis Savard, Pat LaFontaine, Scott Niedermayer, Olli Jokinen, Marion Gaborik and Jonathan Toews.

Select a number to view past selections:
1st Pick | 2nd Pick | 3rd Pick | 4th Pick
5th Pick | 6th Pick | 7th Pick | 8th Pick
9th Pick | 10th Pick | 11th Pick | 12th Pick
13th Pick | 14th Pick | 15th Pick | 16th Pick
17th Pick | 18th Pick | 19th Pick | 20th Pick
21st Pick | 22nd Pick | 23rd Pick | 24th Pick
25th Pick | 26th Pick | 27th Pick | 28th Pick
29th Pick | 30th Pick

3rd Overall NHL Draft Picks
Year Player Pos. Drafted From Drafted By
2013 Jonathan Drouin LW Halifax (QMJHL) Tampa Bay Lightning
2012 Alex Galchenyuk C Sarnia (OHL) Montreal Canadiens
2011 Jonathan Huberdeau C/LW Saint John (QMJHL) Florida Panthers
2010 Erik Gudbranson D Kingston (OHL) Florida Panthers
2009 Matt Duchene C Brampton (OHL) Colorado Avalanche
2008Zach BogosianD Peterborough (OHL) Atlanta Thrashers
2007Kyle TurrisCBurnaby (BCHL)Phoenix Coyotes
2006Jonathan ToewsCNorth Dakota (WCHA)Chicago Blackhawks
2005Jack JohnsonDU.S. Junior National Team (Intl)Carolina Hurricanes
2004Cam BarkerDMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)Chicago Blackhawks
2003Nathan HortonCOshawa Generals (OHL)Florida Panthers
2002Jay BouwmeesterDMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)Florida Panthers
2001Alexandr SvitovCOmsk Avangard (Russia)Tampa Bay Lightning
2000Marian GaborikLWDukla Trencin (Slovak)Minnesota Wild
1999Henrik SedinCModo Hockey Ornskoldsvik (SEL)Vancouver Canucks
1998Brad StuartDRegina Pats (WHL)San Jose Sharks
1997Olli JokinenCHIFK Helsinki (FNL)Los Angeles Kings
1996J.P. DumontRWVal-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)New York Islanders
1995Aki-Petteri BergDTPS Jrs. (Finland)Los Angeles Kings
1994Radek BonkCLas Vegas Thunder (IHL)Ottawa Senators
1993Chris GrattonCKingston Frontenacs (OHL)Tampa Bay Lightning
1992Mike RathjeDMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)San Jose Sharks
1991Scott NiedermayerDKamloops Blazers (WHL)New Jersey Devils
1990Keith PrimeauCNiagara-Falls Thunder (OHL)Detroit Red Wings
1989Scott ThorntonCBelleville Bulls (OHL)Toronto Maple Leafs
1988Curtis LeschyshynDSaskatoon Blades (WHL)Quebuc Nordiques
1987Glen WesleyDPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)Boston Bruins
1986Neil BradyCMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)New Jersey Devils
1985Craig WolaninDKitchener Rangers (OHL)New Jersey Devils
1984Ed OlczykCU.S. National Team (Intl)Chicago Blackhawks
1983Pat LaFontaineCVerdun Juniors (QMJHL)New York Islanders
1981Bobby CarpenterCSt. John's Prep [Mass H.S.]Washington Capitals
1980Denis SavardFMontreal Juniors (QMJHL)Chicago Blackhawks