NHL First Overall Draft Picks

Sports Ice Hockey

Missing: * Garry Monahan (1963) * Claude Gauthier (1964) * Andre Veilleux (1965) * Barry Gibbs (1966) * Rick Pagnutti (1967) * Michel Plasse (1968) * Dale McCourt (1977)

This Category is Ranked. Sort by Ranking Based on Votes by clicking on Vote Ranking. Sort by the Collection's Ranking by clicking on List Ranking.

Vote RankingList Ranking  

32

1969

Rejean Houle

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

1

1970

Gilbert Perreault

Hockey Player

100% (1 of 1 votes)

14

1971

Guy Lafleur

Hockey Player

53.89% (263 of 488 votes)

13

1972

Billy Harris

Hockey Player

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

24

1973

Denis Potvin

Hockey Player

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

46

1974

Greg Joly

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

52

1975

Mel Bridgman

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

49

1976

Rick Green

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

25

1978

Bobby Smith

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 3 votes)

44

1979

Rob Ramage

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

3

1980

Doug Wickenheiser

Hockey Player

100% (2 of 2 votes)

47

1981

Dale Hawerchuk

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

36

1982

Gord Kluzak

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

18

1983

Brian Lawton

Hockey Player

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

22

1984

Mario Lemieux

Hockey Player

5.88% (2 of 34 votes)

33

1985

Wendel Clark

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

26

1986

Joe Murphy

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

28

1987

Pierre Turgeon

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

41

1988

Mike Modano

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

40

1989

Mats Sundin

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

45

1990

Owen Nolan

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

37

1991

Eric Lindros

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

39

1992

Roman Hamrlik

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

15

1993

Alexandre Daigle

Hockey Player

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

35

1994

Ed Jovanovski

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

5

1995

Bryan Berard

Hockey Player

100% (1 of 1 votes)

16

1996

Chris Phillips

Hockey Player

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

4

1997

Joe Thornton

Hockey Player

100% (1 of 1 votes)

42

1998

Vincent Lecavalier

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 2 votes)

27

1999

Patrik Stefan

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

2

2000

Rick DiPietro

Hockey Player

100% (2 of 2 votes)

21

2001

Ilya Kovalchuk

Hockey Player

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

34

2002

Rick Nash

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

23

2003

Marc-Andre Fleury

Hockey Player

5.88% (1 of 17 votes)

11

2004

Alexander Ovechkin

Hockey Player

85.71% (6 of 7 votes)

20

2005

Sidney Crosby

Hockey Player

48.36% (3274 of 6770 votes)

8

2006

Erik Johnson

Hockey Player

100% (1 of 1 votes)

30

2007

Patrick Kane

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 2 votes)

43

2008

Steven Stamkos

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

17

2009

John Tavares

Hockey Player

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

38

2010

Taylor Hall

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

6

2011

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Hockey Player

100% (1 of 1 votes)

12

2012

Nail Yakupov

Hockey Player

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

31

2013

Nathan MacKinnon

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 2 votes)

29

2014

Aaron Ekblad

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

19

2015

Connor McDavid

Hockey Player

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

9

2016

Auston Matthews

Hockey Player

100% (2 of 2 votes)

50

2017

Nico Hischier

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

51

2018

Rasmus Dahlin

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

7

2019

Jack Hughes

Hockey Player

100% (2 of 2 votes)

10

2020

Alexis Lafreniere

Hockey Player

100% (1 of 1 votes)

48

2021

Owen Power

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)