A Review of the Carolina Hurricanes First Round Draft Picks Part I: 1997-2007

Taking a look at every Carolina Hurricanes first round draft picks
2019 NHL Draft - Round One
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2000: No First Round Pick

This pick was traded to Colorado for 1.5 seasons of Sandis Ozilish.  They would have picked at number 14 and missed potential players such as defensive stalwart Brooks Orpik (18th Overall), 40-goal scorer Brad Boyes (24th Overall), and triple gold club member Niklas Kronwall (29th Overall).