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All-time No. 1 draft picks

Updated: June 22, 2002, 2:27 PM ET

Year

Player

Pos.

Team

Drafted from

2002

Rick Nash

LW

Columbus Blue Jackets

London

2001

Ilya Kovalchuk

RW

Atlanta

Spartak (Russia)

2000

Rick DiPietro

G

N.Y. Islanders

Boston University (Hockey East)

1999

Patrik Stefan

C

Atlanta

Long Beach (IHL)

1998

Vincent Lecavalier

C

Tampa ...

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