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2003 waiver draft order

Order and rules of the 2003 waiver draft to be held Friday, noon ET:

Order
First round: 1. Carolina. 2. Pittsburgh. 3. Columbus. 4. Florida. 5. Buffalo. 6. San Jose. 7. Nashville. 8. Atlanta. 9. Calgary. 10. Montreal. 11. Phoenix. 12. N.Y. Rangers. 13. Los Angeles. 14. Chicago.

Each susbsequent round: 1. Carolina. 2. Pittsburgh. 3. Columbus. 4. Florida. 5. Buffalo. 6. San Jose. 7. Nashville. 8. Atlanta. 9. Calgary. 10. Montreal. 11. Phoenix. 12. N.Y. Rangers. 13. Los Angeles. 14. Chicago. 15. N.Y. Islanders. 16. Boston. 17. Edmonton. 18. Washington. 19. Anaheim. 20. Minnesota. 21. Toronto. 22. St. Louis. 23. Vancouver. 24. Philadelphia. 25. Tampa Bay. 26. Colorado. 27. Detroit. 28. Dallas. 29. Ottawa. 30. New Jersey.

Rules
• Only non-playoff teams from the 2002-03 season participate in
the opening round.

• Also in the opening round, no team may claim from another team
within its own division.

• No team may lose more than three players in the draft unless
it chooses to offer more players. Each team's three-player loss
limit will increase by the number of draft claims it makes against
other teams.

• The draft concludes when a round is completed where no team
makes a claim.