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5th Overall NHL Draft Picks




Here is a list of NHL draft picks who were 5th overall draft picks in past NHL drafts. Some players taken in the past with the 5th draft pick are: Tom Barrasso, Jaromir Jagr, Tomas Vanek, Carey Price, Phil Kessel and Karl Alzner.

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

5th Overall NHL Draft Picks
Year Player Pos. Drafted From Drafted By
2013 Elias Lindholm C/RW Brynas (SWE) Carolina Hurricanes
2012 Morgan Rielly D Moose Jaw (WHL) Toronto Maple Leafs
2011 Ryan Strome C Niagara (OHL) New York Islanders
2010 Nino Niederreiter LW Portland (WHL) New York Islanders
2009 Brayden Schenn C Brandon (WHL) Los Angeles Kings
2008Luke SchennDKelownaToronto Maple Leafs
2007Karl AlznerD Calgary Hitman (WHL) Washington Capitals
2006Phil KesselCMinnesota (WCHA)Boston Bruins
2005Carey PriceGTri-City Americans (WHL)Montreal Canadiens
2004Blake WheelerRWBreck School (Minn.)Phoenix Coyotes
2003Thomas VanekLW/RWU. of Minnesota (NCAA)Buffalo Sabres
2002Ryan WhitneyDBoston University (NCAA)Pittsburgh Penguins
2001Stanislav ChistovLWOmsk Avangard (Russia)Anaheim Ducks
2000Raffi TorresLWBrampton Battalion (OHL)New York Islanders
1999Tim ConnollyCErie Otters (OHL)New York Islanders
1998Vitali VishnevskyDTorpedo-2 Yaroslavl (Russia)Anaheim Ducks
1997Eric BrewerDPrince George Cougars (WHL)New York Islanders
1996Richard JackmanDSault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHL)Dallas Stars
1995Daymond LangkowCTri-City Americans (WHL)Tampa Bay Lightning
1994Jeff O'NeillCGuelph Storm (OHL)Hartford Whalers
1993Rob NiedermayerCMedicine Hat Tigers (WHL)Florida Panthers
1992Darius KasparaitisDMoscow Dynamo (Russia)New York Islanders
1991Aaron WardDU. of Michigan (NCAA)Winnipeg Jets
1990Jaromir JagrRWKladno (Czech)Pittsburgh Penguins
1989Bill GuerinRWSpringfield Olympics (NEJHL)New Jersey Devils
1988Daniel DoreRWDrummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)Quebuc Nordiques
1987Chris JosephDSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)Pittsburgh Penguins
1986Shawn AndersonDCanadian National Team (Intl)Buffalo Sabres
1985Dana MurzynDCalgary Wranglers (WHL) Hartford Whalers
1984Petr SvobodaDCzechoslovakia Jr.Montreal Canadiens
1983Tom BarrassoGActon-Boxboro H.S. (Mass.)Buffalo Sabres
1981Joe CirellaDOshawa Generals (OHL)Colorado Rockies
1980Darren VeitchDRegina Pats (WHL)Washington Capitals