Who was the number one pick in the 2004 NHL draft?

Who was the number one pick in the 2004 NHL draft?

Alexander Ovechkin
Round one

# Player NHL Team
1 Alexander Ovechkin (LW) Washington Capitals
2 Evgeni Malkin (C) Pittsburgh Penguins
3 Cam Barker (D) Chicago Blackhawks
4 Andrew Ladd (LW) Carolina Hurricanes (from Columbus)1

Who was drafted ahead of Carey Price?

2005 NHL Entry Draft

Overall# Team Player
#1 Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby (F)
#2 Anaheim Ducks Bobby Ryan (F)
#3 Carolina Hurricanes Jack Johnson (D)

What year did Getzlaf get drafted?

2008Canadian National Men’s Hockey Team
2004Anaheim Ducks
Ryan Getzlaf/Dates joined

What draft was Carey Price?

Price, who was selected by the Canadiens with the No. 5 pick in the 2005 NHL Draft, joined Montreal in the 2007-2008 season and went 24-12-3 in 41 games.

How old was Sidney Crosby when he got drafted?

In 2005 the Penguins selected the 18-year-old Crosby as the top pick in that year’s NHL draft. Expectations were high for the young player, who drew numerous comparisons to Gretzky (Crosby was dubbed “The Next One,” a variation on Gretzky’s nickname “The Great One”).

What was the best draft class in NHL history?

At the top is Mike Modano, the draft’s first selection, by the Minnesota North Stars. In 20 seasons, the native of Livonia, Mich., leads all U.S.-born players with 543 goals and 1,329 points. Third on both lists is Jeremy Roenick, who was taken at No. 8 by Chicago.

How did Penguins get Sidney Crosby?

Lottery. The lottery was held on 22 July, the same day that the new CBA was approved. The top-rated prospect in this draft was Sidney Crosby, and it was widely assumed that he would be the first overall pick by whichever team won the lottery, so it became known colloquially as the ‘Sidney Crosby Sweepstakes’.