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1981 NHL Entry Draft

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211 Selections

Round 1 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
1 Winnipeg Jets Dale Hawerchuk C Cornwall 1188 518 891 1409 -92 730
2 Los Angeles Kings Doug Smith C Ottawa 535 115 138 253 -131 624
3 Washington Capitals Bob Carpenter C St. John's (High-MA) 1178 320 408 728 -81 919
4 Hartford Whalers Ron Francis C Sault Ste. Marie 1731 549 1249 1798 -10 979
5 Colorado Rockies Joe Cirella D Oshawa 828 64 211 275 -201 1446
6 Toronto Maple Leafs Jim Benning D Portland 605 52 191 243 -73 461
7 Montreal Canadiens Mark Hunter RW Brantford 628 213 171 384 -11 1426
8 Edmonton Oilers Grant Fuhr G Victoria 868 0 46 46 0 114 868 403 295 114 .874 3.38
9 New York Rangers James Patrick D Prince Albert 1280 149 490 639 104 759
10 Vancouver Canucks Garth Butcher D Regina 897 48 158 206 -124 2302
11 Quebec Nordiques Randy Moller D Lethbridge 815 45 180 225 49 1692
12 Chicago Blackhawks Tony Tanti RW Oshawa 697 287 273 560 -67 661
13 Minnesota North Stars Ron Meighan D Niagara Falls 48 3 7 10 -12 18
14 Boston Bruins Normand Leveille LW Chicoutimi 75 17 25 42 17 49
15 Calgary Flames Al MacInnis D Kitchener 1416 340 934 1274 373 1511
16 Philadelphia Flyers Steve Smith D Sault Ste. Marie 18 0 1 1 -3 15
17 Buffalo Sabres Jiri Dudacek RW Poldi Kladno
18 Montreal Canadiens Gilbert Delorme D Chicoutimi 541 31 92 123 40 520
19 Montreal Canadiens Jan Ingman LW Farjestad
20 St. Louis Blues Marty Ruff D Warburg
21 New York Islanders Paul Boutilier D Sherbrooke 288 27 83 110 6 358
Round 2 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
22 Winnipeg Jets Scott Arniel LW Cornwall 730 149 189 338 -11 599
23 Detroit Red Wings Claude Loiselle C Windsor 616 92 117 209 -132 1149
24 Toronto Maple Leafs Gary Yaremchuk C Portland 34 1 4 5 -16 28
25 Chicago Blackhawks Kevin Griffin LW London
26 Colorado Rockies Rich Chernomaz RW Victoria 51 9 7 16 -23 18
27 Minnesota North Stars Dave Donnelly C St. Albert Jr. A 137 15 24 39 8 150
28 Pittsburgh Penguins Steve Gatzos RW Sault Ste. Marie 89 15 20 35 -31 83
29 Edmonton Oilers Todd Strueby LW Regina 5 0 1 1 0 2
30 New York Rangers Jan Erixon LW Skelleftea 556 57 159 216 38 167
31 Minnesota North Stars Mike Sands G Sudbury 6 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 5 0 .865 5.17
32 Montreal Canadiens Lars Eriksson G Brynas Gavle
33 Minnesota North Stars Tom Hirsch D Patrick Henry (High-MN) 31 1 7 8 -15 30
34 Minnesota North Stars Dave Preuss RW St. Paul (High-MN)
35 Boston Bruins Luc Dufour LW Chicoutimi 167 23 21 44 8 199
36 St. Louis Blues Hakan Nordin D Karlstad
37 Philadelphia Flyers Rich Costello C Pickering 12 2 2 4 -5 2
38 Buffalo Sabres Hannu Virta D TPS Turku 245 25 101 126 19 66
39 Los Angeles Kings Dean Kennedy D Brandon 717 26 110 136 -56 1118
40 Montreal Canadiens Chris Chelios D Moose Jaw 1651 185 763 948 350 2891
41 Minnesota North Stars Jali Wahlsten C Turku
42 New York Islanders Gord Dineen D Sault Ste. Marie 528 16 90 106 -56 695
Round 3 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
43 Winnipeg Jets Jyrki Seppa D Ilves Tampere 13 0 2 2 -9 6
44 Detroit Red Wings Corrado Micalef G Sherbrooke 113 0 5 5 0 43 113 26 59 15 .758 4.24
45 Washington Capitals Eric Calder D Cornwall 2 0 0 0 0 0
46 Montreal Canadiens Dieter Hegen LW ESV Kaufbeuren
47 Philadelphia Flyers Barry Tabobondung LW Parry Sound
48 Colorado Rockies Uli Hiemer D Fussen 143 19 54 73 -21 176
49 Pittsburgh Penguins Tom Thornbury D Niagara Falls 14 1 8 9 -19 16
50 New York Rangers Peter Sundstrom LW Bjorkloven 338 61 83 144 -22 120
51 New York Rangers Mark Morrison C Victoria 10 1 1 2 -5 0
52 Vancouver Canucks Jean-Marc Lanthier RW Sorel 105 16 16 32 -36 29
53 Quebec Nordiques Jean-Marc Gaulin RW Sorel 26 4 3 7 1 8
54 Chicago Blackhawks Darrel Anholt D Calgary 1 0 0 0 2 0
55 Toronto Maple Leafs Ernie Godden C Windsor 5 1 1 2 1 6
56 Calgary Flames Mike Vernon G Calgary 781 0 39 39 0 271 781 385 273 92 .889 2.98
57 New York Islanders Ron Handy LW Sault Ste. Marie 14 0 3 3 -2 0
58 Philadelphia Flyers Ken Strong LW Peterborough 15 2 2 4 -3 6
59 Buffalo Sabres Jim Aldred LW Kingston
60 Buffalo Sabres Colin Chisholm D Calgary 1 0 0 0 0 0
61 Hartford Whalers Paul MacDermid RW Windsor 690 116 142 258 -14 1303
62 St. Louis Blues Gord Donnelly D Sherbrooke 554 28 41 69 -58 2069
63 New York Islanders Neal Coulter RW Toronto 26 5 5 10 -4 11
Round 4 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
64 Winnipeg Jets Kirk McCaskill C Kapuskasing
65 Philadelphia Flyers Dave Michayluk LW Regina 14 2 6 8 -1 8
66 Colorado Rockies Gus Greco C Sault Ste. Marie
67 Hartford Whalers Mike Hoffman LW Brantford 9 1 3 4 -4 2
68 Washington Capitals Tony Kellin D Grand Rapids (High-MN)
69 Minnesota North Stars Terry Tait C Thunder Bay
70 Pittsburgh Penguins Norm Schmidt D Oshawa 125 23 33 56 -1 73
71 Edmonton Oilers Paul Houck RW Kelowna 16 1 2 3 -1 2
72 New York Rangers John Vanbiesbrouck G Sault Ste. Marie 882 0 38 38 0 310 882 374 346 119 .899 2.98
73 Vancouver Canucks Wendell Young G Kitchener 187 0 10 10 0 20 187 59 86 12 .876 3.94
74 Quebec Nordiques Clint Malarchuk G Portland 338 0 14 14 0 134 338 141 130 45 .878 3.47
75 Chicago Blackhawks Perry Pelensky RW Portland 4 0 0 0 0 5
76 Minnesota North Stars Jim Malwitz C Grand Rapids (High-MN)
77 Boston Bruins Scott McLellan RW Niagara Falls 2 0 0 0 0 0
78 Calgary Flames Peter Madach C Jonkoping
79 Philadelphia Flyers Ken Latta RW Thunder Bay
80 Buffalo Sabres Jeff Eatough RW Cornwall 1 0 0 0 -1 0
81 Los Angeles Kings Marty Dallman C RPI 6 0 1 1 1 0
82 Montreal Canadiens Kjell Dahlin RW Timra IK 166 57 59 116 12 10
83 Buffalo Sabres Anders Wikberg LW Timra
84 New York Islanders Todd Lumbard G Brandon
Round 5 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
85 Winnipeg Jets Marc Behrend G Wisconsin 39 0 0 0 0 0 39 12 19 3 .844 4.82
86 Detroit Red Wings Larry Trader D London 91 5 13 18 -2 74
87 Colorado Rockies Doug Speck D Fenwick
88 Montreal Canadiens Steve Rooney LW Canton (High-MA) 154 15 13 28 -16 496
89 Washington Capitals Mike Siltala RW Kingston 7 1 0 1 0 2
90 Toronto Maple Leafs Normand Lefrancois LW Montreal
91 Washington Capitals Peter Sidorkiewicz G Oshawa 246 0 9 9 0 20 246 79 128 27 .871 3.60
92 Edmonton Oilers Phil Drouillard LW Oakville
93 Hartford Whalers Bill Maguire D Toronto
94 New York Islanders Jacques Sylvestre C Sorel
95 Quebec Nordiques Edward Lee RW Princeton 2 0 0 0 -4 5
96 Chicago Blackhawks Doug Chessell G London
97 Minnesota North Stars Kelly Hubbard D Williams Lake
98 Boston Bruins Joe Mantione G Cornwall
99 Calgary Flames Mario Simioni RW Toronto
100 Philadelphia Flyers Justin Hanley C Peterborough
101 Buffalo Sabres Mauri Eivola C Turku
102 Toronto Maple Leafs Barry Brigley C Calgary
103 Hartford Whalers Dan Bourbonnais LW Calgary 59 3 25 28 -5 11
104 St. Louis Blues Mike Hickey C Sudbury
105 Vancouver Canucks Moe Lemay LW Ottawa 317 72 94 166 -37 442
Round 6 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
106 Winnipeg Jets Bob O'Connor G Billerica
107 Detroit Red Wings Gerard Gallant LW Sherbrooke 615 211 269 480 55 1674
108 Colorado Rockies Bruce Driver D Wisconsin 922 96 390 486 13 670
109 Pittsburgh Penguins Paul Edwards D Kitchener
110 Washington Capitals Jim McGeough C Billings 57 7 10 17 -15 32
111 Edmonton Oilers Steve Smith D London 804 72 303 375 144 2139
112 Pittsburgh Penguins Rod Buskas D Medicine Hat 556 19 63 82 -57 1294
113 Edmonton Oilers Marc Habscheid RW/C Saskatoon 345 72 91 163 -16 171
114 New York Rangers Eric Magnuson C Belmont
115 Vancouver Canucks Stu Kulak RW Victoria 90 8 4 12 -19 130
116 Quebec Nordiques Mike Eagles C/LW Kitchener 853 74 122 196 -121 928
117 Chicago Blackhawks Bill Schafhauser D St. Paul
118 Minnesota North Stars Paul Guay RW Mount St. Charles (High-RI) 117 11 23 34 -24 92
119 Boston Bruins Bruce Milton D Brookline
120 Calgary Flames Todd Hooey RW Oshawa
121 Philadelphia Flyers Andre Villeneuve D Chicoutimi
122 Buffalo Sabres Ali Butorac D/LW Ottawa
123 Los Angeles Kings Brad Thompson D Chatham
124 Montreal Canadiens Tom Anastos RW Paddock Pool (GLJHL)
125 St. Louis Blues Peter Aslin G AIK Solna
126 New York Islanders Chuck Brimmer C Kingston
Round 7 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
127 Winnipeg Jets Peter Nilsson C Stockholm
128 Detroit Red Wings Greg Stefan G Oshawa 299 0 15 15 0 200 299 115 127 30 .850 3.92
129 Colorado Rockies Jeff Larmer LW Kitchener 158 37 51 88 -21 57
130 Hartford Whalers John Mokosak D Victoria 41 0 2 2 -9 96
131 Washington Capitals Risto Jalo C Ilves Tampere 3 0 3 3 2 0
132 Toronto Maple Leafs Andrew Wright D Toronto
133 Pittsburgh Penguins Geoff Wilson RW Winnipeg
134 Los Angeles Kings Craig Hurley D Porcupine Plain
135 New York Rangers Mike Guentzel D Grand Rapids (High-MN)
136 Vancouver Canucks Bruce Holloway D Regina 2 0 0 0 -1 0
137 Philadelphia Flyers Vladimir Svitek RW Kosice
138 Chicago Blackhawks Marc Centrone C/RW Lethbridge
139 Minnesota North Stars Jim Archibald RW Moose Jaw 16 1 2 3 -4 45
140 Boston Bruins Mats Thelin D AIK Solna 163 8 19 27 4 107
141 Calgary Flames Rick Heppner D St. Paul (High-MN)
142 Philadelphia Flyers Gil Hudon G Prince Albert
143 Buffalo Sabres Heikki Leime D Turku
144 Los Angeles Kings Peter Sawkins D Skagen (High-MN)
145 Montreal Canadiens Tom Kurvers D Minnesota-Duluth 659 93 328 421 -35 350
146 St. Louis Blues Erik Holmberg C Stockholm
147 New York Islanders Teppo Virta RW Turku
Round 8 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
148 Winnipeg Jets Dan McFall D Buffalo Jr. 9 0 1 1 -6 0
149 Detroit Red Wings Rick Zombo D Austin Prep (High-MA) 652 24 130 154 22 728
150 Colorado Rockies Tony Arima LW Jokerit Helsinki
151 Hartford Whalers Denis Dore RW Chicoutimi
152 Washington Capitals Gaetan Duchesne LW Quebec 1028 179 254 433 102 617
153 Toronto Maple Leafs Richard Turmel D Shawinigan
154 Pittsburgh Penguins Mitch Lamoureux C Oshawa 73 11 9 20 -16 59
155 Edmonton Oilers Mike Sturgeon D Vancouver
156 New York Rangers Ari Lahtenmaki RW Helsinki
157 Vancouver Canucks Petri Skriko RW SaiPa 541 183 222 405 -100 246
158 Quebec Nordiques Andre Cote RW Quebec
159 Chicago Blackhawks Johan Mellstrom LW Falun
160 Minnesota North Stars Kari Kanervo C Turku
161 Boston Bruins Armel Parisee D Sept-Iles
162 Calgary Flames Dale DeGray D Oshawa 153 18 47 65 -1 195
163 Philadelphia Flyers Steve Taylor LW Providence
164 Buffalo Sabres Gates Orlando C Providence 98 18 26 44 -10 51
165 Los Angeles Kings Dan Brennan LW North Dakota 8 0 1 1 -2 9
166 Montreal Canadiens Paul Gess RW Bloomington (High-MN)
167 St. Louis Blues Alain Vigneault D Trois-Rivieres 42 2 5 7 -5 82
168 New York Islanders Bill Dowd D Hamilton
Round 9 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
169 Winnipeg Jets Greg Dick G Minneapolis (NCAA)
170 Detroit Red Wings Don Leblanc LW Moncton
171 Colorado Rockies Tim Army C Providence College
172 Hartford Whalers Jeff Poeschl G St. Paul
173 Washington Capitals George White LW Arlington Catholic
174 Toronto Maple Leafs Greg Barber D Victoria
175 Pittsburgh Penguins Dean Defazio LW Brantford 22 0 2 2 -11 28
176 Edmonton Oilers Miloslav Horava D Poldi SNOP Kladno 80 5 17 22 10 38
177 New York Rangers Paul Reifenberger C Anoka (High-MN)
178 Vancouver Canucks Frank Caprice G London 102 0 3 3 0 17 102 31 46 11 .859 4.20
179 Quebec Nordiques Marc Brisebois RW Sorel
180 Chicago Blackhawks John Benns LW Billings
181 Minnesota North Stars Scott Bjugstad RW U. of Minnesota 317 76 68 144 -37 144
182 Boston Bruins Don Sylvestri G Clarkson 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 .885 3.53
183 Calgary Flames George Boudreau D Matignon (High-MA)
184 Philadelphia Flyers Len Hachborn C Brantford 102 20 39 59 15 29
185 Buffalo Sabres Venci Sebek D New York
186 Los Angeles Kings Allan Tuer D Regina 57 1 1 2 -22 208
187 Montreal Canadiens Scott Ferguson D Edina (High-MN)
188 St. Louis Blues Dan Wood RW Torono
189 New York Islanders Scott MacLellan RW Burlington
Round 10 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
190 Winnipeg Jets Vladimir Kadlec D Vitkovice
191 Detroit Red Wings Robert Nordmark D Lulea
192 Colorado Rockies John Johannson C Wisconsin 5 0 0 0 -2 0
193 Hartford Whalers Larry Power C Kitchener
194 Washington Capitals Chris Valentine C Sorel 105 43 52 95 -25 127
195 Toronto Maple Leafs Marc Magnan LW Lethbridge 4 0 1 1 0 5
196 Pittsburgh Penguins Dave Hannan C Brantford 841 114 191 305 -55 942
197 Edmonton Oilers Gord Sherven C Weyburn Jr. A 97 13 22 35 -3 33
198 New York Rangers Mario Proulx G Drummondville
199 Vancouver Canucks Rejean Vignola C Shawinigan
200 Quebec Nordiques Kari Takko G Assat Pori 142 0 2 2 0 30 142 37 71 14 .879 3.90
201 Chicago Blackhawks Sylvain Roy D Hull
202 Minnesota North Stars Steve Kudebeh G St. Paul (High-MN)
203 Boston Bruins Richard Bourque LW Sherbrooke
204 Calgary Flames Bruce Eakin C Saskatoon 13 2 2 4 -7 4
205 Philadelphia Flyers Steve Tsujiura C Coaldale
206 Buffalo Sabres Warren Harper RW Prince Albert
207 Los Angeles Kings Jeff Baikie LW Cornell
208 Montreal Canadiens Danny Burrows G Belleville
209 St. Louis Blues Richard Zemlak RW Spokane 132 2 12 14 -26 587
210 New York Islanders Dave Randerson RW Niagara Falls
Round 11 NHL Scoring Stats NHL Goalie Stats
Overall Team Player Pos Amateur Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
211 Winnipeg Jets Dave Kirwin D Minnesota (High-MN)