You might see some familiar names in this chart of Panther first picks:
, selected in 2001 when the draft was held at the Panthers arena (then called the National Car Rental Center) in Sunrise.
, the first pick in 1994, who played on the '96 Cup Final team, left and is now back.
, the team's top selection in 2010, who broke out during the Panthers return to the playoffs last season.
Then there are a few names that have come and gone:
, Kyle Rossiter,
Here's year-by-year look at every top
selection in Florida Panthers history, including those when the top pick was in the second round.