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by Staff Writer / Carolina Hurricanes
Following is the current order of selection for the first round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Saturday, June 21 at noon, Central Time (rounds 1-3, TSN, ESPN2, RDS) and Sunday, June 22 at 9 a.m., CT (rounds 4-9) at Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville. The order of selection for all rounds will be released Friday, June 13.

Order of selection:

1. Florida 16. Boston
2. Carolina 17. Edmonton
3. Pittsburgh 18. Washington
4. Columbus 19. Anaheim
5. Buffalo 20. Minnesota
6. San Jose 21. San Jose (from Toronto)
7. Nashville 22. New Jersey (from St. Louis)
8. Atlanta 23. Vancouver
9. Calgary 24. Philadelphia
10. Montreal 25. Tampa Bay
11. Philadelphia (from Phoenix) 26. Los Angeles (from Colorado)
12. NY Rangers 27. Los Angeles (from Detroit)
13. Los Angeles 28. Dallas
14. Chicago 29. Ottawa
15. NY Islanders 30. St. Louis (from New Jersey)

Transferred Draft Choices:

Pick 11 (Phoenix to Philadelphia) - Philadelphia traded C Daymond Langkow to Phoenix for Phoenix's 2nd-round pick in the 2002 Entry Draft (pick later traded by Philadelphia) and 1st-round pick in the 2003 Entry Draft (July 2, 2001).

Pick 21 (Toronto to San Jose) - San Jose traded RW Owen Nolan to Toronto for C Alyn McCauley, C Brad Boyes and Toronto's 1st-round pick in the 2003 Entry Draft (Mar. 6, 2003).

Pick 22 (St. Louis to New Jersey) - As part of the Scott Stevens tampering decision, New Jersey was awarded, and is exercising this year, the right to switch 1st-round picks with St. Louis (Jan. 4, 1999).

Pick 26 (Colorado to Los Angeles) - Los Angeles traded D Rob Blake and C Steven Reinprecht to Colorado for RW Adam Deadmarsh, D Aaron Miller, C Jared Aulin, Colorado's 1st-round pick in the 2001 Entry Draft (Dave Steckel) and 1st-round pick in the 2003 Entry Draft (Feb. 22, 2001).

Pick 27 (Detroit to Los Angeles) - Los Angeles traded D Mathieu Schneider to Detroit for C Sean Avery, D Maxim Kuznetsov, Detroit's 1st-round pick in the 2003 Entry Draft and 2nd-round pick in the 2004 Entry Draft (Mar. 11, 2003).

Pick 30 (New Jersey to St. Louis) - See pick 22.

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