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The 1990 National Hockey League Entry Draft was the 28th NHL Entry Draft. It was hosted by the Vancouver Canucks at BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, on June 16, 1990. It is remembered as one of the deeper drafts in NHL history, with 14 of the 21 first round picks going on to careers of at least 500 games.

1990 NHL Draft
General information
Date(s) June 16, 1990
Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
First selection Canada Owen Nolan
NHL Entry Draft
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BC Place was the venue for the 1990 NHL Entry Draft

The 1990 National Hockey League Entry Draft was the 28th NHL Entry Draft. It was hosted by the Vancouver Canucks at BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, on June 16, 1990. It is remembered as one of the deeper drafts in NHL history, with 14 of the 21 first round picks going on to careers of at least 500 games.

Nine of the 21 players drafted in the first round played 1000 games in their career. As of November 2016, one player from this draft is still active: Jaromir Jagr, who is currently playing for the Florida Panthers .