Tore Vikingstad, the 10th Norwegian player to be drafted by an NHL team (1990 NHL Entry Draft, 10th round, 204th overall by the Hartford Whalers).

There are, as of 2010, sixteen Norwegian ice hockey players have been selected in the National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft. The majority of the players on this list, were playing for either a Norwegian or a Swedish ice hockey club when they got drafted.

No player have ever been selected in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft. The highest draft selection was Marius Holtet, who was drafted in the second round, as the 42nd overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. The most notable Norwegian draftee is 2002 NHL All-Star player Espen "Shampo" Knutsen, who played 207 regular season games in the NHL for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and most notably for Columbus Blue Jackets.

Drafted players Edit

[1]PlayerDrafted byYearRoundOverallDrafted from
Skaare, BjornBjørn "Botta" Skaare align="left"|Detroit Red Wings1978004th0062ndOttawa 67's
Walbye, KnutKnut Walbye align="left"|New York Islanders1987007th0139thFuruset
Ellingsen, AgeÅge Ellingsen align="left"|Edmonton Oilers1987008th0168thStorhamar Dragons
Knutsen, Espen "Shampo"Espen "Shampo" Knutsen align="left"|Hartford Whalers1990010th0204thVålerenga
Dahlstrom, Ole EskildOle Eskild Dahlstrøm align="left"|Minnesota North Stars19900011th0218thFuruset
Eriksen, TommieTommie Eriksen align="left"|Hartford Whalers19900011th0225thPrince Albert Raiders
Barlie, VegarVegar Barlie align="left"|Edmonton Oilers19910010th0210thVålerenga
Myrvold, AndersAnders Myrvold align="left"|Quebec Nordiques1993005th0127thFärjestad
Ygranes, Jarl EspenJarl Espen Ygranes align="left"|Montreal Canadiens1997009th0228thFuruset
Vikingstad, ToreTore Vikingstad align="left"|St. Louis Blues1999006th00180thFärjestad
Holtet, MariusMarius Holtet align="left"|Dallas Stars2002002nd042ndFärjestad
Tollefsen, Ole-KristianOle-Kristian Tollefsen align="left"|Columbus Blue Jackets2002003rd065thBrandon Wheat Kings
Winkler, ScottScott Winkler align="left"|Dallas Stars2008003rd0089thCedar Rapids RoughRiders
Froshaug, MatsMats Frøshaug align="left"|Vancouver Canucks2008006th00161stLinköping
Holos, JonasJonas Holøs align="left"|Colorado Avalanche2008006th0170thSparta Warriors
Olden, SondreSondre Olden align="left"|Toronto Maple Leafs2010003rd079thModo

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