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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 selectionCanada Gilbert Perreault
Selected by: Buffalo Sabres
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Contents

Selections by roundEdit

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 oneEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Gilbert Perreault Centre   Canada Buffalo Sabres Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
2 Dale Tallon Defence   Canada Vancouver Canucks Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
3 Reggie Leach Right Wing   Canada Boston Bruins Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
4 Rick MacLeish Left Wing   Canada Boston Bruins Peterborough Petes (OHA)
5 Ray Martynuik Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
6 Chuck Lefley Left Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Canadian National Development Team
7 Greg Polis Left Wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
8 Darryl Sittler Centre   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs London Knights (OHA)
9 Ron Plumb Defence   Canada Boston Bruins Peterborough Petes (OHA)
10 Chris Oddleifson Centre   Canada California Golden Seals Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
11 Norm Gratton Right Wing   Canada New York Rangers Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
12 Serge Lajeunesse Defence   Canada Detroit Red Wings Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
13 Bob Stewart Defence   Canada Boston Bruins Oshawa Generals (OHA)
14 Dan Maloney Left Wing   Canada Chicago Black Hawks London Knights (OHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round twoEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
15 Butch Deadmarsh Left Wing   Canada Buffalo Sabres Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
16 Jim Hargreaves Defence   Canada Vancouver Canucks Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
17 Buster Harvey Right Wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
18 Bill Clement Centre   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Ottawa 67's (OHA)
19 Pete Laframboise Centre   Canada California Golden Seals Ottawa 67's (OHA)
20 Fred Barrett Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
21 John Stewart Left Wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
22 Errol Thompson Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Charlottetown Royals (NBSHL)
23 Murray Keogan Centre   Canada St. Louis Blues University of Minnesota Duluth (NCAA)
24 Al McDonough Right Wing   Canada Los Angeles Kings St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
25 Mike Murphy Right Wing   Canada New York Rangers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
26 Robert Guindon Left Wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Montreal Jr. Canadiens (OHA)
27 Dan Bouchard Goaltender   Canada Boston Bruins London Knights (OHA)
28 Michel Archambault Left Wing   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round threeEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
29 Steve Cuddie Defence   Canada Buffalo Sabres Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
30 Ed Dyck Goaltender   Canada Vancouver Canucks Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
31 Steve Carlyle Defence   Canada Montreal Canadiens Red Deer Rustlers (AJHL)
32 Bob Kelly Centre   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Oshawa Generals (OHA)
33 Randy Rota Centre   Canada California Golden Seals Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
34 Dennis Patterson Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Peterborough Petes (OHA)
35 Larry Bignell Defence   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
36 Gerry O'Flaherty Left Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
37 Ron Climie Left Wing   Canada St. Louis Blues Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
38 Terry Holbrook Right Wing   Canada Los Angeles Kings London Knights (OHA)
39 Wendell Bennett Right Wing   Canada New York Rangers Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
40 Yvon Lambert Left Wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
41 Ray Brownlee Left Wing   Canada Boston Bruins University of Brandon (CIAU)
42 Len Frig Defence   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round fourEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
43 Randy Wyrozub Centre   Canada Buffalo Sabres Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
44 Brent Taylor Right Wing   Canada Vancouver Canucks Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
45 Cal Hammond Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
46 Jacques Lapierre Defence   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Shawinigan Bruins (QMJHL)
47 Ted McAneeley Defence   Canada California Golden Seals Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
48 Dave Cressman Left Wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
49 Connie Forey Left Wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Ottawa 67's(OHA)
50 Bob Gryp Left Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Boston University (ECAC)
51 Gord Brooks Right Wing   Canada St. Louis Blues London Knights (OHA)
52 John French Centre   Canada Montreal Canadiens Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
53 Andre St. Pierre Defence   Canada New York Rangers Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
54 Tom Johnston Right Wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
55 Gord Davies Left Wing   Canada Boston Bruins Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
56 Walt Ledingham Centre   Canada Chicago Black Hawks University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round fiveEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
57 Mike Morton Right Wing   Canada Buffalo Sabres Shawinigan Bruins (QMJHL)
58 Bill McFadden Forward   Canada Vancouver Canucks Swift Current Broncos (WCHL)
59 Billy Smith Goaltender   Canada Los Angeles Kings Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
60 Doug Kerslake Right Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
61 Ray Gibbs Goaltender   Canada California Golden Seals Charlottetown Royals (NBSHL)
62 Hank Lehvonen Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
63 Steve Cardwell Left Wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Oshawa Generals (OHA)
64 Luc Simard Right Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
65 Mike Stevens Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
66 Rick Wilson Defence   Canada Montreal Canadiens University of North Dakota (WCHA)
67 Gary Coalter Right Wing   Canada New York Rangers Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
68 Tom Mellor Defence   United States Detroit Red Wings Boston College (ECAC)
69 Bob Roselle Left Wing   Canada Boston Bruins Sorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
70 Gilles Meloche Goaltender   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Verdun Maple Leafs (QMJHL)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round sixEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
71 Mike Keeler Defence   Canada Buffalo Sabres Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
72 Dave Gilmour Left Wing   Canada Vancouver Canucks London Knights (OHA)
73 Gerry Bradbury Centre   Canada Los Angeles Kings London Knights (OHA)
74 Dennis Giannini Left Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers London Knights (OHA)
75 Doug Moyes Right Wing   Canada California Golden Seals Sorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
76 Murray McNeil Left Wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
77 Bob Fitchner Centre   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
78 Cal Booth Left Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
79 Claude Moreau Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues Montreal Jr. Canadiens (OHA)
80 Bob Brown Defence   Canada Montreal Canadiens Boston University (ECAC)
81 Duane Wylie Centre   Canada New York Rangers St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
82 Bernie MacNeil Left Wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Espanola Eagles (NOJHL)
83 Murray Wing Defence   Canada Boston Bruins University of North Dakota (WCHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round sevenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
84 Tim Regan Goaltender   United States Buffalo Sabres Boston University (ECAC)
85 Jack Taggart Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues University of Denver (WCHA)
86 Brian Carlin Left Wing   Canada Los Angeles Kings Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
87 Hank Nowak Left Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Oshawa Generals (OHA)
88 Terry Murray Defence   Canada California Golden Seals Ottawa 67's (OHA)
89 Gary Geldart Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars London Knights (OHA)
90 Jim Pearson Defence   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
91 Paul Larose Right Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
92 Terry Marshall Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
93 Bob Fowler Right Wing   United States Montreal Canadiens Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
94 Wayne Bell Goaltender   Canada New York Rangers Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
95 Ed Hays Centre   Canada Detroit Red Wings University of Denver (WCHA)
96 Glenn Siddall Left Wing   Canada Boston Bruins Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round eightEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
97 Doug Rombough Centre   Canada Buffalo Sabres Saint Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
98 Brian Chinnick Centre   Canada Los Angeles Kings Peterborough Petes (OHA)
99 Gary Cunningham Defence   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Saint Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
100 Alan Henry Defence   Canada California Golden Seals University of North Dakota (WCHA)
101 Mickey Donaldson Left Wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Peterborough Petes (OHA)
102 Cam Newton Goaltender   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
103 Ron Low Goaltender   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
104 Dave Tataryn Goaltender   Canada St. Louis Blues Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
105 Ric Jordan Defence   Canada Montreal Canadiens Boston University (ECAC)
106 Pierre Brind'Amour Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers Montreal Jr. Canadiens (OHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round nineEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
107 Luc Nadeau Centre   Canada Buffalo Sabres Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
108 Bob Winograd Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues Colorado College (WCHA)
109 Jean Daigle Left Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Sorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
110 Ron Lemieux Defence   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
111 Mike Lampman Left Wing   Canada St. Louis Blues University of Denver (WCHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round tenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
112 Jeff Rotsch Defence   United States St. Louis Blues University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round elevenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
113 Al Calver Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round twelveEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
114 Jerry MacDonald Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues St. Francis Xavier University (CIAU)
Reference: "1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

Round thirteenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
115 Gerald Haines Forward   Canada St. Louis Blues Kenora 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 nationalityEdit

Rank Country Number
1   Canada 111
2   United States 4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d 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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