There are, as of 2010[update], sixteen Norwegian ice hockey players have been selected in the National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft. The majority of the players on this list, were playing for either a Norwegian or a Swedish ice hockey club when they got drafted.
No player have ever been selected in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft. The highest draft selection was Marius Holtet, who was drafted in the second round, as the 42nd overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. The most notable Norwegian draftee is 2002 NHL All-Star player Espen "Shampo" Knutsen, who played 207 regular season games in the NHL for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and most notably for Columbus Blue Jackets.
Drafted players Edit
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