1970 NHL Amateur Draft

The 1970 NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 11, 1970, the day after the 1970 Expansion Draft, at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

1970 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s)June 11, 1970
LocationMontreal, Quebec
Overview
First selection Gilbert Perreault
Selected by: Buffalo Sabres

Selections by round

Below are listed the selections in the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft. Buffalo was given first choice by a spin of a roulette wheel.

= NHL All-Star[1] = NHL All-Star[1] and NHL All-Star Team = Hall of Famers

Round one

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
1Gilbert PerreaultCentre CanadaBuffalo SabresMontreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
2Dale TallonDefence CanadaVancouver CanucksToronto Marlboros (OHA)
3Reggie LeachRight Wing CanadaBoston BruinsFlin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
4Rick MacLeishLeft Wing CanadaBoston BruinsPeterborough Petes (OHA)
5Ray MartynuikGoaltender CanadaMontreal CanadiensFlin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
6Chuck LefleyLeft Wing CanadaMontreal CanadiensCanadian National Development Team
7Greg PolisLeft Wing CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsEstevan Bruins (WCHL)
8Darryl SittlerCentre CanadaToronto Maple LeafsLondon Knights (OHA)
9Ron PlumbDefence CanadaBoston BruinsPeterborough Petes (OHA)
10Chris OddleifsonCentre CanadaCalifornia Golden SealsWinnipeg Jets (WCHL)
11Norm GrattonRight Wing CanadaNew York RangersMontreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
12Serge LajeunesseDefence CanadaDetroit Red WingsMontreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
13Bob StewartDefence CanadaBoston BruinsOshawa Generals (OHA)
14Dan MaloneyLeft Wing CanadaChicago Black HawksLondon Knights (OHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round two

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
15Butch DeadmarshLeft Wing CanadaBuffalo SabresBrandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
16Jim HargreavesDefence CanadaVancouver CanucksWinnipeg Jets (WCHL)
17Buster HarveyRight Wing CanadaMinnesota North StarsHamilton Red Wings (OHA)
18Bill ClementCentre CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersOttawa 67's (OHA)
19Pete LaframboiseCentre CanadaCalifornia Golden SealsOttawa 67's (OHA)
20Fred BarrettDefence CanadaMinnesota North StarsToronto Marlboros (OHA)
21John StewartLeft Wing CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsFlin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
22Errol ThompsonDefence CanadaToronto Maple LeafsCharlottetown Royals (NBSHL)
23Murray KeoganCentre CanadaSt. Louis BluesUniversity of Minnesota Duluth (NCAA)
24Al McDonoughRight Wing CanadaLos Angeles KingsSt. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
25Mike MurphyRight Wing CanadaNew York RangersToronto Marlboros (OHA)
26Robert GuindonLeft Wing CanadaDetroit Red WingsMontreal Jr. Canadiens (OHA)
27Dan BouchardGoaltender CanadaBoston BruinsLondon Knights (OHA)
28Michel ArchambaultLeft Wing CanadaChicago Black HawksDrummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round three

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
29Steve CuddieDefence CanadaBuffalo SabresToronto Marlboros (OHA)
30Ed DyckGoaltender CanadaVancouver CanucksCalgary Centennials (WCHL)
31Steve CarlyleDefence CanadaMontreal CanadiensRed Deer Rustlers (AJHL)
32Bob KellyCentre CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersOshawa Generals (OHA)
33Randy RotaCentre CanadaCalifornia Golden SealsCalgary Centennials (WCHL)
34Dennis PattersonDefence CanadaMinnesota North StarsPeterborough Petes (OHA)
35Larry BignellDefence CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsEdmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
36Gerry O'FlahertyLeft Wing CanadaToronto Maple LeafsKitchener Rangers (OHA)
37Ron ClimieLeft Wing CanadaSt. Louis BluesHamilton Red Wings (OHA)
38Terry HolbrookRight Wing CanadaLos Angeles KingsLondon Knights (OHA)
39Wendell BennettRight Wing CanadaNew York RangersWeyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
40Yvon LambertLeft Wing CanadaDetroit Red WingsDrummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
41Ray BrownleeLeft Wing CanadaBoston BruinsUniversity of Brandon (CIAU)
42Len FrigDefence CanadaChicago Black HawksCalgary Centennials (WCHL)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round four

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
43Randy WyrozubCentre CanadaBuffalo SabresEdmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
44Brent TaylorRight Wing CanadaVancouver CanucksEstevan Bruins (WCHL)
45Cal HammondGoaltender CanadaMontreal CanadiensFlin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
46Jacques LapierreDefence CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersShawinigan Bruins (QMJHL)
47Ted McAneeleyDefence CanadaCalifornia Golden SealsEdmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
48Dave CressmanLeft Wing CanadaMinnesota North StarsKitchener Rangers (OHA)
49Connie ForeyLeft Wing CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsOttawa 67's(OHA)
50Bob GrypLeft Wing CanadaToronto Maple LeafsBoston University (ECAC)
51Gord BrooksRight Wing CanadaSt. Louis BluesLondon Knights (OHA)
52John FrenchCentre CanadaMontreal CanadiensToronto Marlboros (OHA)
53Andre St. PierreDefence CanadaNew York RangersDrummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
54Tom JohnstonRight Wing CanadaDetroit Red WingsToronto Marlboros (OHA)
55Gord DaviesLeft Wing CanadaBoston BruinsToronto Marlboros (OHA)
56Walt LedinghamCentre CanadaChicago Black HawksUniversity of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round five

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
57Mike MortonRight Wing CanadaBuffalo SabresShawinigan Bruins (QMJHL)
58Bill McFaddenForward CanadaVancouver CanucksSwift Current Broncos (WCHL)
59Billy SmithGoaltender CanadaLos Angeles KingsCornwall Royals (QMJHL)
60Doug KerslakeRight Wing CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersEdmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
61Ray GibbsGoaltender CanadaCalifornia Golden SealsCharlottetown Royals (NBSHL)
62Hank LehvonenDefence CanadaMinnesota North StarsKitchener Rangers (OHA)
63Steve CardwellLeft Wing CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsOshawa Generals (OHA)
64Luc SimardRight Wing CanadaToronto Maple LeafsTrois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
65Mike StevensDefence CanadaSt. Louis BluesUniversity of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
66Rick WilsonDefence CanadaMontreal CanadiensUniversity of North Dakota (WCHA)
67Gary CoalterRight Wing CanadaNew York RangersHamilton Red Wings (OHA)
68Tom MellorDefence United StatesDetroit Red WingsBoston College (ECAC)
69Bob RoselleLeft Wing CanadaBoston BruinsSorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
70Gilles MelocheGoaltender CanadaChicago Black HawksVerdun Maple Leafs (QMJHL)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round six

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
71Mike KeelerDefence CanadaBuffalo SabresNiagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
72Dave GilmourLeft Wing CanadaVancouver CanucksLondon Knights (OHA)
73Gerry BradburyCentre CanadaLos Angeles KingsLondon Knights (OHA)
74Dennis GianniniLeft Wing CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersLondon Knights (OHA)
75Doug MoyesRight Wing CanadaCalifornia Golden SealsSorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
76Murray McNeilLeft Wing CanadaMinnesota North StarsCalgary Centennials (WCHL)
77Bob FitchnerCentre CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsBrandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
78Cal BoothLeft Wing CanadaToronto Maple LeafsWeyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
79Claude MoreauDefence CanadaSt. Louis BluesMontreal Jr. Canadiens (OHA)
80Bob BrownDefence CanadaMontreal CanadiensBoston University (ECAC)
81Duane WylieCentre CanadaNew York RangersSt. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
82Bernie MacNeilLeft Wing CanadaDetroit Red WingsEspanola Eagles (NOJHL)
83Murray WingDefence CanadaBoston BruinsUniversity of North Dakota (WCHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round seven

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
84Tim ReganGoaltender United StatesBuffalo SabresBoston University (ECAC)
85Jack TaggartDefence CanadaSt. Louis BluesUniversity of Denver (WCHA)
86Brian CarlinLeft Wing CanadaLos Angeles KingsCalgary Centennials (WCHL)
87Hank NowakLeft Wing CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersOshawa Generals (OHA)
88Terry MurrayDefence CanadaCalifornia Golden SealsOttawa 67's (OHA)
89Gary GeldartDefence CanadaMinnesota North StarsLondon Knights (OHA)
90Jim PearsonDefence CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsSt. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
91Paul LaroseRight Wing CanadaToronto Maple LeafsQuebec Remparts (QMJHL)
92Terry MarshallDefence CanadaSt. Louis BluesBrandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
93Bob FowlerRight Wing United StatesMontreal CanadiensEstevan Bruins (WCHL)
94Wayne BellGoaltender CanadaNew York RangersEstevan Bruins (WCHL)
95Ed HaysCentre CanadaDetroit Red WingsUniversity of Denver (WCHA)
96Glenn SiddallLeft Wing CanadaBoston BruinsKitchener Rangers (OHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round eight

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
97Doug RomboughCentre CanadaBuffalo SabresSaint Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
98Brian ChinnickCentre CanadaLos Angeles KingsPeterborough Petes (OHA)
99Gary CunninghamDefence CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersSaint Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
100Alan HenryDefence CanadaCalifornia Golden SealsUniversity of North Dakota (WCHA)
101Mickey DonaldsonLeft Wing CanadaMinnesota North StarsPeterborough Petes (OHA)
102Cam NewtonGoaltender CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsKitchener Rangers (OHA)
103Ron LowGoaltender CanadaToronto Maple LeafsDauphin Kings (MJHL)
104Dave TatarynGoaltender CanadaSt. Louis BluesNiagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
105Ric JordanDefence CanadaMontreal CanadiensBoston University (ECAC)
106Pierre Brind'AmourLeft Wing CanadaNew York RangersMontreal Jr. Canadiens (OHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round nine

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
107Luc NadeauCentre CanadaBuffalo SabresDrummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
108Bob WinogradDefence CanadaSt. Louis BluesColorado College (WCHA)
109Jean DaigleLeft Wing CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersSorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
110Ron LemieuxDefence CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsDauphin Kings (MJHL)
111Mike LampmanLeft Wing CanadaSt. Louis BluesUniversity of Denver (WCHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round ten

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
112Jeff RotschDefence United StatesSt. Louis BluesUniversity of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round eleven

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
113Al CalverDefence CanadaSt. Louis BluesKitchener Rangers (OHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round twelve

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
114Jerry MacDonaldDefence CanadaSt. Louis BluesSt. Francis Xavier University (CIAU)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round thirteen

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
115Gerald HainesForward CanadaSt. Louis BluesKenora Muskies (MJHL)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.
= NHL All-Star[1] = NHL All-Star[1] and NHL All-Star Team = Hall of Famers

Draftees based on nationality

Rank Country Number
1 Canada111
2 United States4

See also

References

  1. Players are identified as an All-Star if they were selected for the All-Star game at any time in their career.
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