NHL Announces Protected, Available Lists for Waiver Draft
/ New York Rangers
The National Hockey League announced today the clubs' protected and available lists for the 2002-2003 Waiver Draft, to be held on Friday, October 4 at 12:00 PM ET.
RANGERS PROTECTED LIST: Matthew Barnaby, F; Pavel Bure, F; Radek Dvorak, F; Rico Fata, F; Bobby Holik, F; Darius Kasparaitis, D; Brian Leetch, D; Eric Lindros, F; Richard Lintner, D; Vladimir Malakhov, D; Sandy McCarthy, F; Mark Messier, F; Rem Murray, F; Petr Nedved, F; Krzysztof Oliwa, F; Tom Poti, D; Dale Purinton, D; Mikael Samuelsson, F; Johan Holmqvist, G; Mike Richter, G.
RANGERS AVAILABLE LIST: Joel Bouchard, D; Vladimir Chebaturkin, D; Ted Donato, F; Nils Ekman, F; Ken Gernander, F; Boyd Kane, F; Dave Karpa, D; Sylvain Lefebvre, D; Dixon Ward, F; Scott Meyer, G; Bryce Wandler, G.
WAIVER DRAFT RULES: 1. In the first round, only non-playoff clubs from the 2001-02 season participate.
2. In the first round, no club may claim from a club in its own division.
3. No club may lose more than three players in the waiver draft, unless it chooses to offer more players. Each club's three-player loss limit will increase by the number of draft claims it makes against other clubs.
4. The draft will conclude when a round is completed in which no club makes a claim.
2002 ORDER OF SELECTION: First Round 1. Atlanta 2. Columbus 3. Florida 4. Tampa Bay 5. Pittsburgh 6. Nashville 7. Anaheim 8. Minnesota 9. Calgary 10. NY Rangers 11. Buffalo 12. Washington 13. Dallas 14. Edmonton
Subsequent Rounds 1. Atlanta 2. Columbus 3. Florida 4. Tampa Bay 5. Pittsburgh 6. Nashville 7. Anaheim 8. Minnesota 9. Calgary 10. NY Rangers 11. Buffalo 12. Washington 13. Dallas 14. Edmonton 15. Montreal 16. Ottawa 17. Vancouver 18. Los Angeles 19. Phoenix 20. New Jersey 21. Chicago 22. NY Islanders 23. St. Louis 24. Toronto 25. Carolina 26. Philadelphia 27. San Jose 28. Colorado 29. Boston 30. Detroit