1988 NHL Entry Draft Pick Transactions

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Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Stars
  Mike Modano
2 1-2
Canucks
  Trevor Linden
3 1-3
Avalanche
  Curtis Leschyshyn
4 1-4
Penguins
  Darrin Shannon
5 1-5
Rangers
Avalanche

 

Received 1988 first round pick (#5-Daniel Dore) from Rangers on 1988-05-18 as compensation for head coach Michel Bergeron

  Daniel Dore
6 1-6
Maple Leafs
  Scott Pearson
7 1-7
Kings
  Martin Gelinas
8 1-8
Blackhawks
  Jeremy Roenick
9 1-9
Blues
  Rod Brind'Amour
10 1-10
Bruins
  Teemu Selanne
11 1-11
Hurricanes
  Chris Govedaris
12 1-12
Devils
  Corey Foster
13 1-13
Sabres
  Joel Savage
14 1-14
Flyers
  Claude Boivin
15 1-15
Capitals
  Reggie Savage
16 1-16
Islanders
  Kevin Cheveldayoff
17 1-17
Red Wings
  Kory Kocur
18 1-18
Bruins
  Rob Cimetta
19 1-19
Oilers
  Francois Leroux
20 1-20
Canadiens
  Eric Charron
21 1-21
Flames
  Jason Muzzatti
Round 2
22 2-1
Stars
Rangers

 

Traded • Bob Brooke • 1988 fourth round pick (#64-Jeff Stolp) to North Stars for • Curt Giles • Tony McKegney • 1988 second round pick (#22-Troy Mallette) on 1986-11-13

 

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  Troy Mallette
23 2-2
Canucks
Devils

 

Traded • Greg Adams • Kirk McLean • Devils option to swap 1988 second round picks (#33-Leif Rohlin) to Canucks for • Patrik Sundstrom • Devils option to swap 1988 second round picks (#23-Jeff Christian) • 1988 fourth round pick (#65-Matt Ruchty) on 1987-09-10

  Jeff Christian
24 2-3
Avalanche
  Stephane Fiset
25 2-4
Penguins
  Mark Major
26 2-5
Rangers
  Murray Duval
27 2-6
Maple Leafs
  Tie Domi
28 2-7
Kings
  Paul Holden
29 2-8
Blackhawks
Islanders

 

Traded • Duane Sutter to Blackhawks for • 1988 second round pick (#29-Wayne Doucet) on 1987-09-09

  Wayne Doucet
30 2-9
Blues
  Adrien Plavsic
31 2-10
Bruins
  Russ Romaniuk
32 2-11
Hurricanes
  Barry Richter
33 2-12
Devils
Canucks

 

Traded • Patrik Sundstrom • Devils option to swap 1988 second round picks (#23-Jeff Christian) • 1988 fourth round pick (#65-Matt Ruchty) to Devils for • Greg Adams • Kirk McLean • Devils option to swap 1988 second round picks (#33-Leif Rohlin) on 1987-09-10

  Leif Rohlin
34 2-13
Sabres
Canadiens

 

Traded • Tom Kurvers to Sabres for • 1988 second round pick (#34-Martin St. Amour) on 1986-11-18

  Martin St. Amour
35 2-14
Flyers
  Pat Murray
36 2-15
Capitals
  Tim Taylor
37 2-16
Islanders
  Sean LeBrun
38 2-17
Red Wings
  Serge Anglehart
39 2-18
Bruins
Oilers

 

Traded • Andy Moog to Bruins for • Geoff Courtnall • Bill Ranford • 1988 second round pick (#39-Petro Koivunen) on 1988-03-08

  Petro Koivunen
40 2-19
Oilers
Stars

 

Traded • Kent Nilsson to Oilers for • 1988 second round pick (#40-Link Gaetz) on 1987-03-02

  Link Gaetz
41 2-20
Canadiens
Blues

 

Traded • 1987 second round pick (#33-John LeClair) • 1988 fifth round pick (#93-Peter Popovic) to Canadiens for • 1987 third round pick (#59-Robert Nordmark) • 1988 second round pick (#41-Wade Bartley) on 1987-06-12

Capitals

 

Traded • Paul Cavallini to Blues for • 1988 or 1989 second round pick (1988 #41-Wade Bartley) on 1987-12-11

Wade Bartley
42 2-21
Flames
  Todd Harkins
Round 3
43 3-1
Stars
  Shaun Kane
44 3-2
Canucks
  Dane Jackson
45 3-3
Avalanche
  Petri Aaltonen
46 3-4
Penguins
Canadiens

 

Traded • Perry Ganchar • future considerations (1988 third round pick (#62-Daniel Gauthier) to Penguins for • future considerations (1988 third round pick (#46-Neil Carnes)) on 1987-12-17

  Neil Carnes
47 3-5
Rangers
Red Wings

 

Traded • Kelly Kisio • Lane Lambert • Jim Leavins • 1988 fifth round pick (#101-Benoit "Ben" Lebeau) to Rangers for • Glen Hanlon • 1987 third round pick (#52-Dennis Holland) • 1988 third round pick (#47-Guy Dupuis) on 1986-07-29

  Guy Dupuis
48 3-6
Maple Leafs
  Peter Ing
49 3-7
Kings
  John Van Kessel
50 3-8
Blackhawks
  Trevor Dam
51 3-9
Blues
  Rob Fournier
52 3-10
Bruins
  Stephane Beauregard
53 3-11
Hurricanes
Oilers

 

Traded • Dave Semenko to Whalers for • 1988 third round pick (#53-Trevor Sim) on 1986-12-12

  Trevor Sim
54 3-12
Devils
  Zdeno Ciger
55 3-13
Sabres
  Darcy Loewen
56 3-14
Flyers
  Craig Fisher
57 3-15
Capitals
  Duane Derksen
58 3-16
Islanders
  Danny Lorenz
59 3-17
Red Wings
  Petr Hrbek
60 3-18
Bruins
  Steve Heinze
61 3-19
Oilers
  Collin Bauer
62 3-20
Canadiens
Penguins

 

Traded • future considerations (1988 third round pick (#46-Neil Carnes)) to Canadiens for • Perry Ganchar • future considerations (1988 third round pick (#62-Daniel Gauthier) on 1987-12-17

  Daniel Gauthier
63 3-21
Flames
Flyers

 

Traded • Brad McCrimmon to Flames for • 1988 third round pick (#63-Dominic Roussel) • 1989 first round pick (#21-Steve Bancroft) on 1987-08-26

  Dominic Roussel
Round 4
64 4-1
Stars
Rangers

 

Traded • rights to Mark Pavelich to North Stars for • future considerations (North Stars guaranteed 1987 conditional third round pick received in Brian MacLellan trade (#46-Simon Gagne), high draft pick if North Stars re-sign Pavelich, else low pick (1988 fourth round pick (#64-Jeff Stolp) on 1986-10-24

Stars

 

Traded • Curt Giles • Tony McKegney • 1988 second round pick (#22-Troy Mallette) to Rangers for • Bob Brooke • 1988 fourth round pick (#64-Jeff Stolp) on 1986-11-13

Jeff Stolp
65 4-2
Canucks
Devils

 

Traded • Greg Adams • Kirk McLean • Devils option to swap 1988 second round picks (#33-Leif Rohlin) to Canucks for • Patrik Sundstrom • Devils option to swap 1988 second round picks (#23-Jeff Christian) • 1988 fourth round pick (#65-Matt Ruchty) on 1987-09-10

  Matt Ruchty
66 4-3
Avalanche
  Darin Kimble
67 4-4
Penguins
  Mark Recchi
68 4-5
Rangers
  Tony Amonte
69 4-6
Maple Leafs
  Ted Crowley
70 4-7
Kings
  Rob Blake
71 4-8
Blackhawks
  Stefan Elvenes
72 4-9
Blues
Rangers

 

Traded • Tony McKegney • Rob Whistle to Blues for • Bruce Bell • 1988 fourth round pick (#72-Jaan Luik) • future considerations (Jim Pavese on 10-24) on 1987-05-28

Blues

 

Traded • Jim Pavese to Rangers for • 1988 fourth round pick (#72-Jaan Luik) as settlement of future considerations owed to Rangers from earlier trade involving Tony McKegney, Rob Whistle, Bruce Bell on 1987-10-23

Jaan Luik
73 4-10
Bruins
  Brian Hunt
74 4-11
Hurricanes
  Dean Dyer
75 4-12
Devils
  Scott Luik
76 4-13
Sabres
  Keith Carney
77 4-14
Flyers
  Scott LaGrand
78 4-15
Capitals
  Rob Krauss
79 4-16
Islanders
  Andre Brassard
80 4-17
Red Wings
  Sheldon Kennedy
81 4-18
Bruins
  Joe Juneau
82 4-19
Oilers
  Cam Brauer
83 4-20
Canadiens
  Patric Kjellberg
84 4-21
Flames
  Gary Socha
Round 5
85 5-1
Stars
Flames

 

Traded • rights to Igor Liba to North Stars for • 1988 fifth round pick (#85-Tomas Forslund) on 1988-05-20

  Tomas Forslund
86 5-2
Canucks
Maple Leafs

 

Traded • Brad Maxwell to Canucks for • 1988 fifth round pick (#86-Len Esau) on 1986-10-02

  Len Esau
87 5-3
Avalanche
  Stephane Venne
88 5-4
Penguins
  Greg Andrusak
89 5-5
Rangers
Sabres

 

Traded • Paul Cyr • 1988 tenth round pick (#202-Eric Fenton) to Rangers for • Mike Donnelly • 1988 fifth round pick (#89-Alexander Mogilny) on 1987-12-31

  Alexander Mogilny
90 5-6
Maple Leafs
Flames

 

Traded • Dale Degray to Maple Leafs for • future considerations (1988 fifth round pick (#90-Scott Matusovich)) on 1987-09-17

  Scott Matusovich
91 5-7
Kings
  Jeff Robison
92 5-8
Blackhawks
  Joe Cleary
93 5-9
Blues
Canadiens

 

Traded • 1987 third round pick (#59-Robert Nordmark) • 1988 second round pick (#41-Wade Bartley) to Blues for • 1987 second round pick (#33-John LeClair) • 1988 fifth round pick (#93-Peter Popovic) on 1987-06-12

  Peter Popovic
94 5-10
Bruins
  Tony Joseph
95 5-11
Hurricanes
  Scott Morrow
96 5-12
Devils
  Chris Nelson
97 5-13
Sabres
  Rob Ray
98 5-14
Flyers
  Edward O'Brien
99 5-15
Capitals
Rangers

 

Traded • Peter Sundstrom to Capitals for • 1988 fifth round pick (#99-Martin Bergeron) on 1987-08-27

  Martin Bergeron
100 5-16
Islanders
  Paul Rutherford
101 5-17
Red Wings
Rangers

 

Traded • Glen Hanlon • 1987 third round pick (#52-Dennis Holland) • 1988 third round pick (#47-Guy Dupuis) to Red Wings for • Kelly Kisio • Lane Lambert • Jim Leavins • 1988 fifth round pick (#101-Benoit "Ben" Lebeau) on 1986-07-29

Bruins

 

Traded • Brian Mullen • 1987 tenth round pick (#205-Brett Barnett) to Rangers for • 1988 fifth round pick (#101-Benoit "Ben" Lebeau) • 1989 third round pick (#55-Denny Felsner) on 1987-06-08

Benoit "Ben" Lebeau
102 5-18
Bruins
  Dan Murphy
103 5-19
Oilers
  Don Martin
104 5-20
Canadiens
  Jean-Claude Bergeron
105 5-21
Flames
Blues

 

Traded • Ric Nattress to Flames for • 1987 fourth round pick (#82-Andy Rymshal) • 1988 fifth round pick (#105-Dave Lacouture) on 1987-06-13

  Dave LaCouture
Round 6
106 6-1
Stars
Sabres

 

Traded • Andy Ristau to North Stars for • 1988 sixth round pick (#106-David DiVita) on 1987-10-13

  David DiVita
107 6-2
Canucks
  Corrie D'Alessio
108 6-3
Avalanche
  Ed Ward
109 6-4
Penguins
Kings

 

Traded • Bryan Erickson to Penguins for • Chris Kontos • future considerations (1988 sixth round pick (#109-Micah Aivazoff)) on 1988-02-04

  Micah Aivazoff
110 6-5
Rangers
  Dennis Vial
111 6-6
Maple Leafs
Islanders

 

Traded • Brian Curran to Maple Leafs for • 1988 sixth round pick (#111-Pavel Gross) on 1988-03-08

  Pavel Gross
112 6-7
Kings
  Robert Larsson
113 6-8
Blackhawks
  Justin Lafayette
114 6-9
Blues
  Dan Fowler
115 6-10
Bruins
  Ron Jones
116 6-11
Hurricanes
  Corey Beaulieu
117 6-12
Devils
  Chad Johnson
118 6-13
Sabres
  Mike McLaughlin
119 6-14
Flyers
  Gord Frantti
120 6-15
Capitals
  Dmitri Khristich
121 6-16
Islanders
  Jason Rathbone
122 6-17
Red Wings
Canucks

 

Traded • Doug Halward to Red Wings for • future considerations (1988 sixth round pick (#122-Phil von Stefenelli)) on 1986-11-21

  Phil von Stefenelli
123 6-18
Bruins
  Derek Geary
124 6-19
Oilers
  Len Barrie
125 6-20
Canadiens
  Patrik Carnback
126 6-21
Flames
  Jonas Bergqvist
Round 7
127 7-1
Stars
Bruins

 

Traded • rights to John Blue to North Stars for • 1988 seventh round pick (#127-Markus Akerblom) on 1988-03-07

  Markus Akerblom
128 7-2
Canucks
  Dixon Ward
129 7-3
Avalanche
  Valeri Kamensky
130 7-4
Penguins
  Troy Mick
131 7-5
Rangers
  Mike Rosati
132 7-6
Maple Leafs
  Matt Mallgrave
133 7-7
Kings
  Jeff Kruesel
134 7-8
Blackhawks
  Craig Woodcroft
135 7-9
Blues
  Matt Hayes
136 7-10
Bruins
  Jukka Marttila
137 7-11
Hurricanes
  Kerry Russell
138 7-12
Devils
  Chad Erickson
139 7-13
Sabres
  Mike Griffith
140 7-14
Flyers
  Jamie Cooke
141 7-15
Capitals
  Keith Jones
142 7-16
Islanders
  Yves Gaucher
143 7-17
Red Wings
  Kelly Hurd
144 7-18
Bruins
Capitals

 

Traded • John Blum to Bruins for • 1988 seventh round pick (#144-Brad Schlegel) on 1987-06-01

  Brad Schlegel
145 7-19
Oilers
  Mike Glover
146 7-20
Canadiens
  Tim Chase
147 7-21
Flames
  Stefan Nilsson
Round 8
148 8-1
Stars
  Ken MacArthur
149 8-2
Canucks
  Greg Geldart
150 8-3
Avalanche
  Sakari Lindfors
151 8-4
Penguins
  Jeff Blaeser
152 8-5
Rangers
  Eric Couvrette
153 8-6
Maple Leafs
  Roger Elvenes
154 8-7
Kings
  Timo Peltomaa
155 8-8
Blackhawks
  Jon Pojar
156 8-9
Blues
  John McCoy
157 8-10
Bruins
  Mark Smith
158 8-11
Hurricanes
  Jim Burke
159 8-12
Devils
  Bryan LaFort
160 8-13
Sabres
  Dan Ruoho
161 8-14
Flyers
  Johann Salle
162 8-15
Capitals
  Todd Hilditch
163 8-16
Islanders
  Marty McInnis
164 8-17
Red Wings
  Brian McCormack
165 8-18
Bruins
  Mark Krys
166 8-19
Oilers
  Shjon Podein
167 8-20
Canadiens
  Sean Hill
168 8-21
Flames
  Troy Kennedy
Round 9
169 9-1
Stars
  Travis Richards
170 9-2
Canucks
  Roger Akerstrom
171 9-3
Avalanche
  Dan Wiebe
172 9-4
Penguins
  Rob Gaudreau
173 9-5
Rangers
(This pick is commonly listed as having been exercised by the Islanders, but we have evidence to suggest that it was, in fact, exercised by the Rangers.)   Patrick "Shorty" Forrest
174 9-6
Maple Leafs
  Mike Delay
175 9-7
Kings
  Jim Larkin
176 9-8
Blackhawks
  Matt Hentges
177 9-9
Blues
  Tony Twist
178 9-10
Bruins
  Mike Helber
179 9-11
Hurricanes
  Mark Hirth
180 9-12
Devils
  Sergei Svetlov
181 9-13
Sabres
  Wade Flaherty
182 9-14
Flyers
  Brian Arthur
183 9-15
Capitals
  Petr Pavlas
184 9-16
Islanders
  Jeff Blumer
185 9-17
Red Wings
  Jody Praznik
186 9-18
Bruins
  Jon Rohloff
187 9-19
Oilers
  Tom Cole
188 9-20
Canadiens
  Harijs Vitolinsh
189 9-21
Flames
  Brett Petersen
Round 10
190 10-1
Stars
  Ari Matilainen
191 10-2
Canucks
  Paul Constantin
192 10-3
Avalanche
Capitals

 

Traded • 1987 ninth round pick (probably #183-Ladislav Tresl) to Nordiques for • 1987 twelfth round pick (probably #240-Dan Brettschneider) • 1988 tenth round pick (#192-Mark Sorensen) on 1987-06-12

  Mark Sorensen
193 10-4
Penguins
  Don Pancoe
194 10-5
Rangers
  Paul Cain
195 10-6
Maple Leafs
  David Sacco
196 10-7
Kings
  Brad Hyatt
197 10-8
Blackhawks
  Daniel Maurice
198 10-9
Blues
  Bret Hedican
199 10-10
Bruins
  Pavel Kostitshkin
200 10-11
Hurricanes
  Wayde Bucsis
201 10-12
Devils
  Bob Woods
202 10-13
Sabres
Rangers

 

Traded • Mike Donnelly • 1988 fifth round pick (#89-Alexander Mogilny) to Sabres for • Paul Cyr • 1988 tenth round pick (#202-Eric Fenton) on 1987-12-31

  Eric Fenton
203 10-14
Flyers
  Jeff Dandreata
204 10-15
Capitals
  Claudio Scremin
205 10-16
Islanders
  Jeffery Kampersal
206 10-17
Red Wings
  Glen Goodall
207 10-18
Bruins
Devils

 

Traded • Steve Tsujiura to Bruins for • 1988 tenth round pick (#207-Alexander Semak) on 1988-03-08

  Alexander Semak
208 10-19
Oilers
  Vladimir Zubkov
209 10-20
Canadiens
  Yuri Krivokhija
210 10-21
Flames
  Guy Darveau
Round 11
211 11-1
Stars
  Grant Bischoff
212 11-2
Canucks
  Chris Wolanin
213 11-3
Avalanche
  Alexei Gusarov
214 11-4
Penguins
  Cory Laylin
215 11-5
Rangers
  Peter Fiorentino
216 11-6
Maple Leafs
  Mike Gregorio
217 11-7
Kings
  Doug Laprade
218 11-8
Blackhawks
  Dirk Tenzer
219 11-9
Blues
  Heath DeBoer
220 11-10
Bruins
  Kevin Heise
221 11-11
Hurricanes
  Rob White
222 11-12
Devils
  Chuck Hughes
223 11-13
Sabres
  Tom Nieman
224 11-14
Flyers
  Scott Billey
225 11-15
Capitals
  Chris Venkus
226 11-16
Islanders
  Phil Neururer
227 11-17
Red Wings
  Darren Colbourne
228 11-18
Bruins
  Eric Reisman
229 11-19
Oilers
  Darin MacDonald
230 11-20
Canadiens
  Kevin Dahl
231 11-21
Flames
  Dave Tretowicz
Round 12
232 12-1
Stars
  Trent Andison
233 12-2
Canucks
  Stefan Nilsson
234 12-3
Avalanche
  Claude Lapointe
235 12-4
Penguins
  Darren Stolk
236 12-5
Rangers
  Keith Slifstein
237 12-6
Maple Leafs
  Peter DeBoer
238 12-7
Kings
  Joe Flanagan
239 12-8
Blackhawks
  Andreas Lupzig
240 12-9
Blues
  Mike Francis
241 12-10
Bruins
  Kyle Galloway
242 12-11
Hurricanes
  Dan Slatalla
243 12-12
Devils
  Michael Pohl
244 12-13
Sabres
  Bobby Wallwork
245 12-14
Flyers
  Dragomir Kadlec
246 12-15
Capitals
  Ron Pascucci
247 12-16
Islanders
  Joe Capprini
248 12-17
Red Wings
  Don Stone
249 12-18
Bruins
  Doug Jones
250 12-19
Oilers
  Tim Tisdale
251 12-20
Canadiens
  David Kunda
252 12-21
Flames
  Sergei Pryakhin