1978 NHL Amateur Draft

Previous Amateur Draft

234 Selections

Round 1 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
1 Minnesota North Stars Bobby Smith C 20 1993 Ottawa 1077 357 679 1036 -10 917
2 Washington Capitals Ryan Walter C/LW 20 1993 Seattle 1003 264 382 646 -3 946
3 St. Louis Blues Wayne Babych RW 20 1987 Portland 519 192 246 438 -28 498
4 Vancouver Canucks Bill Derlago C 20 1987 Brandon 555 189 227 416 -89 247
5 Colorado Rockies Mike Gillis LW 20 1984 Kingston 246 33 43 76 -55 186
6 Philadelphia Flyers Behn Wilson D 20 1988 Kingston 601 98 260 358 52 1480
7 Philadelphia Flyers Ken Linseman C 20 1992 Kingston 860 256 551 807 224 1727
8 Montreal Canadiens Danny Geoffrion RW 21 1982 Cornwall 111 20 32 52 -31 99
9 Detroit Red Wings Willie Huber D 21 1988 Hamilton 655 104 217 321 -203 950
10 Chicago Blackhawks Tim Higgins RW 20 1989 Ottawa 706 154 198 352 -2 719
11 Atlanta Flames Brad Marsh D 20 1993 London 1086 23 175 198 57 1241
12 Detroit Red Wings Brent Peterson C 20 1989 Portland 620 72 141 213 -8 484
13 Buffalo Sabres Larry Playfair D 20 1990 Portland 688 26 94 120 -26 1812
14 Philadelphia Flyers Danny Lucas RW 20 1979 Sault Ste. Marie 6 1 0 1 -2 0
15 New York Islanders Steve Tambellini C 20 1988 Lethbridge 553 160 150 310 -132 105
16 Boston Bruins Al Secord LW 20 1990 Hamilton 766 273 222 495 1 2093
17 Montreal Canadiens Dave Hunter LW 21 1989 Sudbury 746 133 190 323 103 918
18 Washington Capitals Tim Coulis LW 20 1986 Hamilton 47 4 5 9 -13 138
Round 2 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
19 Minnesota North Stars Steve Payne LW 20 1988 Ottawa 613 228 238 466 28 435
20 Washington Capitals Paul Mulvey LW 20 1982 Portland 225 30 51 81 -42 613
21 Toronto Maple Leafs Joel Quenneville D 20 1991 Windsor 803 54 136 190 -89 705
22 Vancouver Canucks Curt Fraser LW 21 1990 Victoria 704 193 240 433 -34 1306
23 Washington Capitals Paul MacKinnon D 20 1984 Peterborough 147 5 23 28 -12 91
24 Minnesota North Stars Steve Christoff C 21 1984 U. of Minnesota 248 77 64 141 -19 108
25 Pittsburgh Penguins Mike Meeker RW 20 1979 Peterborough 4 0 0 0 -1 5
26 New York Rangers Don Maloney LW 20 1991 Kitchener 765 214 350 564 39 815
27 Colorado Rockies Merlin Malinowski C 20 1983 Medicine Hat 282 54 111 165 -104 121
28 Detroit Red Wings Glenn Hicks LW 20 1981 Flin Flon 108 6 12 18 -21 127
29 Chicago Blackhawks Doug Lecuyer LW 20 1983 Portland 126 11 31 42 -39 178
30 Montreal Canadiens Dale Yakiwchuk C 20 Cardston
31 Detroit Red Wings Al Jensen G 20 1987 Hamilton 179 0 4 4 0 44 179 95 53 18 .801 3.35
32 Buffalo Sabres Tony McKegney LW 20 1991 Kingston 912 320 319 639 3 517
33 Philadelphia Flyers Mike Simurda RW Kingston
34 New York Islanders Randy Johnston D 20 1980 Peterborough 4 0 0 0 -2 4
35 Boston Bruins Graeme Nicolson D 21 1983 Cornwall 52 2 7 9 -21 60
36 Montreal Canadiens Ron Carter RW 20 1980 Sherbrooke 2 0 0 0 0 0
Round 3 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
37 Philadelphia Flyers Gord Salt RW Calgary
38 Washington Capitals Glen Currie C 20 1988 Laval 326 39 79 118 18 100
39 St. Louis Blues Steve Harrison D Scarborough
40 Vancouver Canucks Stan Smyl RW 21 1991 New Westminster 896 262 411 673 -77 1556
41 Colorado Rockies Paul Messier C 21 1979 U. of Denver 9 0 0 0 -6 4
42 Montreal Canadiens Richard David LW 20 1983 Trois-Rivieres 31 4 4 8 -7 10
43 New York Rangers Ray Markham C 21 1980 Flin Flon 14 1 1 2 -3 21
44 New York Rangers Dean Turner D 20 1983 U. of Michigan 35 1 0 1 -5 59
45 Washington Capitals Jay Johnston D 20 1982 Hamilton 8 0 0 0 -2 13
46 Chicago Blackhawks Rick Paterson C 20 1987 Cornwall 430 50 43 93 -12 136
47 Atlanta Flames Tim Bernhardt G 21 1987 Cornwall 67 0 3 3 0 4 67 17 36 7 .855 4.27
48 Toronto Maple Leafs Mark Kirton C 20 1985 Peterborough 266 57 56 113 -75 121
49 Buffalo Sabres Rob McClanahan C 21 1984 U. of Minnesota 224 38 63 101 1 126
50 Philadelphia Flyers Glen Cochrane D 21 1989 Victoria 411 17 72 89 59 1556
51 New York Islanders Dwayne Lowdermilk D 21 1981 Seattle 2 0 1 1 -1 2
52 Boston Bruins Brad Knelson D Moose Jaw
53 Detroit Red Wings Doug Derkson C New Westminster
Round 4 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
54 Minnesota North Stars Curt Giles D 20 1993 Minnesota-Duluth 895 43 199 242 25 733
55 Washington Capitals Bengt-Ake Gustafsson RW 20 1989 Farjestad 629 196 359 555 49 196
56 Vancouver Canucks Harald Luckner C Karlstad
57 Vancouver Canucks Brad Smith RW 20 1987 Sudbury 222 28 34 62 -29 591
58 Colorado Rockies Dave Watson LW 20 1981 Sault Ste. Marie 18 0 1 1 -3 10
59 New York Rangers Dave Silk RW 21 1986 Boston U. 249 54 59 113 3 271
60 New York Rangers Andre Dore D 20 1985 Quebec 257 14 81 95 36 261
61 Pittsburgh Penguins Shane Pearsall LW Barrie
62 Detroit Red Wings Bjorn Skaare C 20 1979 Ottawa 1 0 0 0 0 0
63 Chicago Blackhawks Brian Young D 20 1981 New Westminster 8 0 2 2 -4 6
64 Atlanta Flames Jim MacRae LW Montague
65 Toronto Maple Leafs Bob Parent G 20 1983 Kitchener 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 5.63
66 Buffalo Sabres Mike Gazdic D Sudbury
67 Philadelphia Flyers Russ Wilderman C Prince George
68 Boston Bruins George Buat RW Seattle
69 Montreal Canadiens Kevin Reeves C Montreal
Round 5 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
70 Minnesota North Stars Roy Kerling LW St. Catharines
71 Washington Capitals Lou Franceschetti RW 20 1992 Niagara Falls 459 59 81 140 -32 747
72 St. Louis Blues Kevin Willison D Calgary
73 Colorado Rockies Tim Thomlison G Edmonton
74 Colorado Rockies Rod Guimont RW Trail
75 Pittsburgh Penguins Rob Garner C 20 1983 Toronto 1 0 0 0 0 0
76 New York Rangers Mike McDougal RW 20 1983 Port Huron (IHL) 61 8 10 18 -32 43
77 Los Angeles Kings Paul Mancini LW Sault Ste. Marie
78 Detroit Red Wings Ted Nolan C 20 1986 Sault Ste. Marie 78 6 16 22 -18 105
79 Chicago Blackhawks Mark Murphy LW Toronto
80 Atlanta Flames Gord Wappel D 20 1982 Regina 20 1 1 2 -2 10
81 Toronto Maple Leafs Jordy Douglas LW 21 1985 Flin Flon 268 76 62 138 -69 160
82 Buffalo Sabres Randy Ireland G 21 1979 Portland 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6.00
83 Philadelphia Flyers Brad Tamblyn D Barrie
84 New York Islanders Greg Hay LW Portland
85 Boston Bruins Darryl MacLeod LW Charlestown
86 Montreal Canadiens Mike Boyd D Sault Ste. Marie
Round 6 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
87 Minnesota North Stars Bob Bergloff D 20 1983 U. of Minnesota 2 0 0 0 -1 5
88 Washington Capitals Vince Magnan LW Edmonton
89 St. Louis Blues Jim Nill RW 20 1990 Medicine Hat 524 58 87 145 -66 854
90 Vancouver Canucks Gerry Minor C 20 1984 Regina 140 11 21 32 -8 173
91 Colorado Rockies John Hynes G Chatham
92 Toronto Maple Leafs Mel Hewitt D/LW Moose Jaw
93 New York Rangers Tom Laidlaw D 20 1990 Northern Michigan 705 25 139 164 -9 717
94 Los Angeles Kings Doug Keans G 21 1988 Ottawa 210 0 6 6 0 53 210 96 64 26 .829 3.51
95 Detroit Red Wings Sylvain Locas C Sherbrooke
96 Chicago Blackhawks Dave Feamster D 20 1985 Colorado College 169 13 24 37 6 154
97 Atlanta Flames Greg Meredith RW 20 1983 U. of Notre Dame 38 6 4 10 -4 8
98 Toronto Maple Leafs Normand Lefebvre RW Trois-Rivières
99 Buffalo Sabres Cam MacGregor LW Kingston
100 Philadelphia Flyers Mark Taylor C 21 1986 North Dakota 209 42 68 110 -8 73
101 New York Islanders Kelly Davis LW/D 20 Flin Flon
102 Boston Bruins Jeff Brubaker LW 20 1989 Peterborough 178 16 9 25 -24 512
103 Montreal Canadiens Keith Acton C 20 1994 Peterborough 1023 226 358 584 -24 1172
Round 7 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
104 Minnesota North Stars Kim Spencer D Edmonton
105 Washington Capitals Mats Hallin LW 20 1987 Sodertalje 152 17 14 31 -11 193
106 St. Louis Blues Steve Stockman C Cornwall
107 Vancouver Canucks Dave Ross W Indian Head
108 Colorado Rockies Andy Clark D Lake Superior State
109 St. Louis Blues Paul MacLean RW 20 1991 Hull 719 324 349 673 -35 968
110 New York Rangers Dan Clark D 21 1979 Milwaukee (IHL) 4 0 1 1 1 6
111 Los Angeles Kings Don Waddell D 20 1981 Northern Michigan 1 0 0 0 -1 0
112 Detroit Red Wings Wes George LW 20 Saskatoon
113 Chicago Blackhawks Dave Mancuso D Sault Ste. Marie
114 Atlanta Flames Dave Hindmarch RW 20 1984 U. of Alberta 99 21 17 38 -14 25
115 Toronto Maple Leafs John Scammel D North York
116 Buffalo Sabres Dan Eastman C Peterborough
117 Philadelphia Flyers Mike Ewanouski RW Brookline
118 New York Islanders Richard Pepin RW Laval
119 Boston Bruins Murray Skinner G Fort Frances
120 Montreal Canadiens Jim Lawson RW Hamilton
Round 8 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
121 Minnesota North Stars Mike Cotter D Bowling Green
122 Washington Capitals Richard Sirois G Montreal
123 St. Louis Blues Denis Houle RW Sudbury
124 Vancouver Canucks Steve O'Neill LW Framingham
125 Colorado Rockies John Olver RW/C Vancouver
126 Philadelphia Flyers Jerry Price G Coronation
127 New York Rangers Greg Kostenko D Winnipeg
128 Los Angeles Kings Rob Mierkalns C Hamilton
129 Detroit Red Wings John Barrett D 20 1988 Windsor 488 20 77 97 -130 604
130 Chicago Blackhawks Sandy Ross D Windsor
131 Atlanta Flames Dave Morrison RW 16 1985 Port Arthur 39 3 3 6 -15 4
132 Toronto Maple Leafs Kevin Reinhart D Kitchener
133 Buffalo Sabres Eric Strobel C Rochester
134 Philadelphia Flyers Darre Switzer D Pouce Coupe
135 New York Islanders Dave Cameron C 20 1984 University of PEI 168 25 28 53 -33 238
136 Boston Bruins Bobby Hehir C Worcester
137 Montreal Canadiens Larry Landon RW 20 1985 RPI 9 0 0 0 -2 2
Round 9 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
138 Minnesota North Stars Brent Gogol D Calgary
139 Washington Capitals Denis Pomerleau RW Trois-Rivières
140 St. Louis Blues Tony Meagher RW Belleville
141 Vancouver Canucks Charlie Antetomaso D Boston College
142 Colorado Rockies Kevin Krook D 20 1979 Regina 3 0 0 0 0 2
143 St. Louis Blues Rick Simpson C/RW Hay River
144 New York Rangers Brian McDavid D Sudbury
145 Los Angeles Kings Ric Scully LW Moncton
146 Detroit Red Wings Jim Malazdrewicz LW Winnipeg
147 Chicago Blackhawks Mark Locken G Scarborough
148 Atlanta Flames Doug Todd RW Stouffville
149 Toronto Maple Leafs Mike Waghorne D Chicago/Medinah
150 Buffalo Sabres Eugene O'Sullivan C Winnipeg
151 Philadelphia Flyers Greg Francis D Halifax
152 New York Islanders Paul Joswiak G Mahtomedi
153 Boston Bruins Craig MacTavish C 20 1997 U. Mass-Lowell 1093 213 267 480 34 891
154 Montreal Canadiens Kevin Constantine G R.P.I.
Round 10 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
155 Minnesota North Stars Mark Seide LW/D Minneapolis
156 Washington Capitals Barry Heard G Port Perry
157 St. Louis Blues Jim Lockhurst G Kingston
158 Vancouver Canucks Richard Martens G Vancouver
159 Colorado Rockies Jeff Jensen LW Minneapolis
160 St. Louis Blues Bob Froese G 20 1990 Niagara Falls 242 0 10 10 0 90 242 128 72 20 .879 3.10
161 New York Rangers Mark Rodrigues G Stoughton
162 Los Angeles Kings Brad Thiessen C Winnipeg
163 Detroit Red Wings Geoff Shaw RW Maple
164 Chicago Blackhawks Glenn Van D St. Paul
165 Atlanta Flames Mark Green C Sherbrooke
166 Toronto Maple Leafs Laurie Cuvelier D Dartmouth College
167 Philadelphia Flyers Rick Berard LW/D St. Mary's
168 Philadelphia Flyers Don Lucia D Grand Rapids
169 New York Islanders Scott Cameron D Notre Dame
170 St. Louis Blues Dan Lerg C Southfield
171 Montreal Canadiens John Swan C McGill
Round 11 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
172 Washington Capitals Mark Toffolo D Buffalo
173 St. Louis Blues Risto Siltanen D 20 1987 Ilves Tampere 562 90 265 355 -76 266
174 Colorado Rockies Bo Ericson D Solna
175 St. Louis Blues Dan Hermansson LW Karlskoga
176 New York Rangers Steve Weeks G 20 1993 Northern Michigan 290 0 7 7 0 21 290 111 119 33 .830 3.74
177 Los Angeles Kings Jim Armstrong LW/C Clarkson
178 Detroit Red Wings Carl Van Harrewyn D/RW Winnipeg
179 Chicago Blackhawks Darryl Sutter LW 20 1987 Lethbridge 406 161 118 279 -10 288
180 Atlanta Flames Robert Sullivan C/LW Noranda
181 St. Louis Blues Jean-Francois Boutin LW Verdun
182 Philadelphia Flyers Mark Berge D North Dakota
183 Philadelphia Flyers Ken Moore G Clarkson
184 New York Islanders Christer Lowdahl C/LW Linkoping
185 St. Louis Blues John Sullivan RW Bloomington (High-MN)
186 Montreal Canadiens Daniel Metivier RW Hull
Round 12 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
187 Washington Capitals Paul Hogan LW London
188 St. Louis Blues Serge Menard RW Sorel
189 Washington Capitals Steve Barger RW Boston College
190 Colorado Rockies Jari Viitala C/LW Tappara Tampere
191 St. Louis Blues Don Boyd D/C R.P.I.
192 New York Rangers Pierre Daigneault LW Montreal
193 Los Angeles Kings Claude Larochelle C Hull
194 Detroit Red Wings Ladislav Svozil LW Prostejov
195 Philadelphia Flyers Jim Olson C St. Paul
196 Atlanta Flames Bernhard Englbrecht G Landshut
197 St. Louis Blues Paul Stasiuk LW Toronto
198 Philadelphia Flyers Anton Stastny LW 19 1989 Slovan Bratislava 650 252 384 636 13 150
199 New York Islanders Gunnar Persson D Brynas Gavle
200 St. Louis Blues Gerd Truntschka C/LW Landshut
201 Montreal Canadiens Viacheslav Fetisov D 20 1998 CSKA Moscow 546 36 192 228 114 656
Round 13 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
202 Washington Capitals Rod Pacholsuk D Penticton
203 St. Louis Blues Viktor Shkurdyuk RW Leningrad
204 Colorado Rockies Ulf Zetterstrom LW Kiruna
205 St. Louis Blues Carl Bloomberg G St. Louis U. (High-MN)
206 New York Rangers Chris McLaughlin D Ithaca
207 St. Louis Blues Terry Kitching LW St. Louis
208 Detroit Red Wings Tom Bailey RW Kingston
209 St. Louis Blues Brian O'Connor D New Haven
210 St. Louis Blues Brian Crombeen D Kingston
211 St. Louis Blues Mike Pidgeon C Oshawa
212 Montreal Canadiens Jeff Mars RW Duluth
Round 14 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
213 Washington Capitals Wes Jarvis C 20 1988 Windsor 237 31 55 86 -23 98
214 St. Louis Blues John Cochrane RW Harvard
215 Washington Capitals Ray Irwin D Sudbury
216 St. Louis Blues Joe Casey D Boston College
217 New York Rangers Todd Johnson C Wayland
218 St. Louis Blues Jim Farrell C Weston
219 Detroit Red Wings Larry Lozinski G 20 1981 Flin Flon 30 0 1 1 0 0 30 6 11 7 4.32
220 St. Louis Blues Frank Johnson D Canton
221 St. Louis Blues Blair Wheeler D Moose Jaw
222 Montreal Canadiens Greg Tiganelli LW St. Clair Shores
Round 15 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
223 New York Rangers Dan McCarthy C 20 1981 Sudbury 5 4 0 4 3 4
224 Detroit Red Wings Randy Betty LW New Westminster
225 Montreal Canadiens George Goulakos LW Montreal
Round 16 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
226 Detroit Red Wings Brian Crawley D St. Lawrence
227 Montreal Canadiens Ken Moodie RW Oakville
Round 17 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
228 Detroit Red Wings Doug Feasby C Stouffville
229 Montreal Canadiens Serge Leblanc D Montreal
Round 18 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
230 Montreal Canadiens Bob Magnuson C Belmont Sudbury
Round 19 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
231 Montreal Canadiens Chris Nilan RW 20 1992 Northeastern 688 110 115 225 -7 3043
Round 20 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
232 Montreal Canadiens Rick Wilson G Toronto
Round 21 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
233 Montreal Canadiens Louis Sleigher RW 20 1986 Chicoutimi 194 46 53 99 23 146
Round 22 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Age To Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
234 Montreal Canadiens Doug Robb RW Orillia