The 2001-2002 Edition of “Making the Cut”

By HF Staff

Making the Cut: The Inaugural Edition

Welcome to the first ever feature of “Making the Cut” at Hockey’s Future! We hope this feature can help you track your favorite prospects and see if they made an NHL opening night squad. Hockey’s Future is also planning to get to have this list for the NHL playoff rosters and possibly expanding out to the junior and Minor League teams as well down the road. But in the meantime, please read on and enjoy!


Anaheim Mighty Ducks: G Ilya Bryzgalov, LW Timo Parssinen, D Antti Jussi Niemi.

ATLAtlanta Thrashers: RW Ilya Kovalchuk, LW Dany Heatley, RW Brad Tapper, C Kamil Piros.

BOSBoston Bruins: D Nick Boynton, D Pavel Kolarik, G Tim Thomas

BUFBuffalo Sabres: None

CALCalgary Flames: C Steve Begin, C Chris Clark

CARCarolina Hurricanes: LW Erik Cole

CHIChicago Blackhawks: LW Mark Bell

Rankings/col75.jpg” alt=”COL” WIDTH=”75″ HEIGHT=”75″ border=0>Colorado Avalanche: LW Brad Larsen,RW Brian Willsie, C Vaclav Nedorost, D Rick Berry, D Jaroslav Obsut

CMBColumbus Blue Jackets: D Rostislav Klesla, LW Jody Shelley, C Chris Nielsen

Dallas StarsDallas Stars: C Niko Kapanen

Detroit Red WingsDetroit Red Wings: C Pavel Datsyuk, D Maxim Kuznetsov, D Jesse Wallin*, C Jason Williams

Edmonton OilersEdmonton Oilers: C Mike Comrie, G Jussi Markkanen

Florida PanthersFlorida Panthers: LW Kristian Huselius, LW Niklas Hagman, RW Ivan Novoseltsev, D Lance Ward, D Brad Ference, RW Joey Tetarenko

Los Angeles KingsLos Angeles Kings: C Jaroslav Bednar, D Andreas Lilja

Minnesota Wild Minnesota Wild: LW Pascal Dupuis, D Nick Schultz, D Willie Mitchell

Montreal CanadiensMontreal Canadiens: C Mike Ribeiro, D Marti Jarventie

Nashville PredatorsNashville Predators: D Marc Moro, LW Martin Erat, LW Vladimir Orszagh, D Mark Eaton, LW Denis Arkhipov

New Jersey DevilsNew Jersey Devils: D Sascha Goc, LW Pierre Dagenais, LW Jiri Bicek, G Scott Clemmensen, LW Adrian Foster*

New York IslandersNew York Islanders: D Radek Martinek, C Jason Krog*

New York RangersNew York Rangers: LW Barrett Heisten, G Dan Blackburn, RW Rico Fata, D Peter Smrek

Ottawa SenatorsOttawa Senators: RW Chris Neil, LW Ivan Ciernik

Philadelphia FlyersPhiladelphia Flyers: RW Pavel Brendl, RW Jesse Boulerice

Phoenix CoyotesPhoenix Coyotes: C Krys Kolanos, D Martin Grenier,

Pittsburgh PenguinsPittsburgh Penguins: C Kris Beech, D Josef Melichar, C Toby Petersen

San Jose SharksSan Jose Sharks: D Jeff Jillson, RW Matt Bradley, G Mikka Kiprusoff

STLSt Louis Blues: C Daniel Corso, RW Mark Rycroft, LW Sergei Varlamov

Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay Lightning: RW Nikita Alexeev, LW Jimmie Olvestad, D Kristian Kudroc,

Toronto Maple LeafsToronto Maple Leafs: None

Vancouver CanucksVancouver Canucks: LW Jarkko Ruutu, D Bryan Allen

Washington CapitalsWashington Capitals: Stephen Peat, Brian Sutherby

( * ) denotes player starting season on Injured Reserve

All “Making the Cut” rosters were taken from the NHL lists as of 10/03/01 at 4:00PM

being this is the first time we have done this, any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated. Please e-mail them to me at [email protected]