1972 NHL Amateur Draft

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The 1972 NHL Amateur Draft was the 10th NHL Entry Draft. It was held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

1972 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s)June 8, 1972
LocationQueen Elizabeth Hotel
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Overview
First selectionCanada Billy Harris
Selected by: New York Islanders
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Selections by roundEdit

Below are listed the selections in the 1972 NHL amateur draft. The expansion Islanders won the first pick by a coin toss between themselves and the Flames.

= 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 Billy Harris Right wing   Canada New York Islanders Toronto Marlboros (OHL)
2 Jacques Richard Left wing   Canada Atlanta Flames Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
3 Don Lever Centre   Canada Vancouver Canucks Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
4 Steve Shutt Left wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
5 Jim Schoenfeld Defence   Canada Buffalo Sabres Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
6 Michel Larocque Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
7 Bill Barber Left wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
8 Dave Gardner Centre   Canada Montreal Canadiens Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
9 Wayne Merrick Centre   Canada St. Louis Blues Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
10 Al Blanchard Left wing   Canada New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
11 George Ferguson Centre   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
12 Jerry Byers Left wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
13 Phil Russell Defence   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
14 John Van Boxmeer Defence   Canada Montreal Canadiens Guelph CMC's (SOJHL)
15 Bob MacMillan Centre   Canada New York Rangers St. Catharines Black Hawks (OMJHL)
16 Mike Bloom Left wing   Canada Boston Bruins St. Catharines Black Hawks (OMJHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round twoEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
17 Lorne Henning Centre   Canada New York Islanders New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
18 Dwight Bialowas Defence   Canada Atlanta Flames Regina Pats (WCHL)
19 Bryan McSheffrey Right wing   Canada Vancouver Canucks Ottawa 67's OMJHL)
20 Don Kozak Right wing   Canada Los Angeles Kings Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
21 Larry Sacharuk Defence   Canada New York Rangers Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
22 Tom Cassidy Centre   Canada California Golden Seals Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
23 Tom Bladon Defence   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
24 Jack Lynch Defence   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
25 Larry Carriere Defence   Canada Buffalo Sabres Loyola College (CIAU)
26 Pierre Guite Left wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings University of Pennsylvania (ECAC)
27 Randy Osburn Left wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs London Knights (OMJHL)
28 Stan Weir Centre   Canada California Golden Seals Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
29 Brian Ogilvie Centre   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
30 Bernie Lukowich Right wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
31 Rene Villemure Left wing   Canada New York Rangers Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
32 Wayne Elder Defence   Canada Boston Bruins London Knights (OMJHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round threeEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
33 Bob Nystrom Right wing   Canada New York Islanders Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
34 Jean Lemieux Defence   Canada Atlanta Flames Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
35 Paul Raymer Left wing   Canada Vancouver Canucks Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
36 Dave Hutchison Defence   Canada Los Angeles Kings London Knights (OMJHL)
37 Jim McMasters Defence   Canada Buffalo Sabres Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
38 Paul Shakes Defence   Canada California Golden Seals St. Catharines Black Hawks (OMJHL)
39 Jim Watson Defence   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
40 Denis Herron Goaltender   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
41 Jean Hamel Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
42 Bob Krieger Centre   United States Detroit Red Wings University of Denver (WCHA)
43 Denis Deslauriers Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
44 Terry Ryan Centre   Canada Minnesota North Stars Hamilton Red Wings (OMJHL)
45 Mike Veisor Goaltender   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
46 Ed Gilbert Centre   Canada Montreal Canadiens Hamilton Red Wings (OMJHL)
47 Gerry Teeple Centre   Canada New York Rangers Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
48 Michel Boudreau Centre   Canada Boston Bruins Laval National (QMJHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round fourEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
49 Ron Smith Defence   Canada New York Islanders Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
50 Don Martineau Right wing   Canada Atlanta Flames New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
51 Ron Homenuke Right wing   Canada Vancouver Canucks Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
52 John Dobie Defence   Canada Los Angeles Kings Regina Pats (WCHL)
53 Rychard Campeau Defence   Canada Buffalo Sabres Sorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
54 Claude St. Sauveur Left wing   Canada California Golden Seals Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
55 Al MacAdam Right wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Charlottetown Royals (MaJHL)
56 Ron Lalonde Centre   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
57 Murray Myers Right wing   Canada St. Louis Blues Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
58 Danny Gruen Left wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Thunder Bay Vulcans (TBJHL)
59 Brian Bowles Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
60 Tom Thomson Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
61 Tom Peluso Right wing   United States Chicago Black Hawks University of Denver (WCHA)
62 Dave Elenbaas Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Cornell University (ECAC)
63 Doug Horbul Left wing   Canada New York Rangers Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
64 Les Jackson Left wing   Canada Boston Bruins New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round fiveEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
65 Richard Grenier Centre   Canada New York Islanders Verdun Eperviers (QMJHL)
66 Bill Nyrop Defence   United States Montreal Canadiens University of Notre Dame (WCHA)
67 Larry Bolonchuk Defence   Canada Vancouver Canucks Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
68 Bernie Germain Goaltender   Canada Los Angeles Kings Regina Pats (WCHL)
69 Gilles Gratton Goaltender   Canada Buffalo Sabres Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
70 Tim Jacobs Defence   Canada California Golden Seals St. Catharines Black Hawks (OMJHL)
71 Daryl Fedorak Goaltender   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
72 Brian Walker Centre   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
73 Dave Johnson Left wing   Canada St. Louis Blues Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
74 Dennis Johnson Left wing   United States Detroit Red Wings University of North Dakota (WCHA)
75 Michel Plante Left wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
76 Chris Ahrens Defence   United States Minnesota North Stars Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
77 Rejean Giroux Right wing   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
78 Jean-Paul Martin Centre   Canada Atlanta Flames Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
79 Marty Gateman Defence   Canada New York Rangers Hamilton Red Wings (OMJHL)
80 Brian Coates Left wing   Canada Boston Bruins Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round sixEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
81 Derek Black Left wing   Canada New York Islanders Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
82 Frank Blum Goaltender   Canada Atlanta Flames Sarnia Legionnaires (WOJHL)
83 Dave McLelland Goaltender   Canada Vancouver Canucks Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
84 Mike Usitalo Left wing   United States Los Angeles Kings Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
85 Peter McNab Centre   Canada/
  United States
Buffalo Sabres University of Denver (WCHA)
86 Jacques Lefebvre Goaltender   Canada California Golden Seals Shawnigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
87 David Hasting Goaltender   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Charlottetown Royals (MaJHL)
88 Jeff Ablett Left wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
89 Tom Simpson Right wing   Canada St. Louis Blues Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
90 Bill Miller Defence   Canada Detroit Red Wings Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
91 Dave Shardlow Left wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
92 Steve West Centre   Canada Minnesota North Stars Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
93 Rob Palmer Centre   United States Chicago Black Hawks University of Denver (WCHA)
94 D'Arcy Ryan Centre   Canada Montreal Canadiens Yale University (ECAC)
95 Ken Ireland Centre   Canada New York Rangers New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
96 Peter Gaw Right wing   Canada Boston Bruins Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round sevenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
97 Richard Brodeur Goaltender   Canada New York Islanders Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
98 Scott Smith Left wing   Canada Atlanta Flames Regina Pats (WCHL)
99 Danny Gloor Centre   Canada Vancouver Canucks Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
100 Glen Toner Left wing   Canada Los Angeles Kings Regina Pats (WCHL)
101 Don McLaughlin Left wing   Canada New York Islanders Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
102 Mike Amodeo Defence   Canada California Golden Seals Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
103 Serge Beaudoin Defence   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
104 D'Arcy Keating Defence   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins University of Notre Dame (WCHA)
105 Brian Coughlin Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues Verdun Maple Leafs (QMJHL)
106 Glen Seperich Goaltender   Canada Detroit Red Wings Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
107 Monte Miron Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Clarkson University (ECAC)
108 Chris Meloff Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
109 Terry Smith Centre   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
110 Yves Archambault Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Sorel Éperviers (QMJHL)
111 Jeff Hunt Left wing   Canada New York Rangers Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
112 Gordie Clark Right wing   Canada Boston Bruins University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round eightEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
113 Derek Kuntz Left wing   Canada New York Islanders Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
114 Dave Murphy Centre   Canada Atlanta Flames Hamilton Red Wings (OMJHL)
115 Dennis McCord Defence   Canada Vancouver Canucks London Knights (OMJHL)
116 Scott MacPhail Right wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Montreal Junior Canadiens (OMJHL)
117 Rene Levasseur Defence   Canada New York Islanders Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
118 Brent Meeke Defence   Canada California Golden Seals Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
119 Pat Russell Right wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Vancouver Nats (WCHL)
120 Yves Bergeron Right wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
121 Gary Winchester Centre   Canada St. Louis Blues University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
122 Mike Ford Defence   Canada Detroit Red Wings Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
123 Peter Williams Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs University of Prince Edward Island (CIAU)
124 Bob Lundeen Defence   United States Minnesota North Stars University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
125 Billy Reay Right wing   Canada Chicago Black Hawks University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
126 Graham Parsons Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Red Deer Rustlers (AJHL)
127 Yvon Blais Defence   Canada New York Rangers Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
128 Roy Carmichael Defence   Canada Boston Bruins New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round nineEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
129 Yvon Rolando Right wing   Canada New York Islanders Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
130 Pierre Roy Defence   Canada Atlanta Flames Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
131 Steve Stone Right wing   Canada Vancouver Canucks Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
132 Jean Lamarre Right wing   Canada Atlanta Flames Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
133 Bill Ennos Right wing   Canada New York Islanders Vancouver Nats (WCHL)
134 Denis Meloche Centre   Canada California Golden Seals Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
135 Ray Boutin Goaltender   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Sorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
136 Jay Babcock Left wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins London Knights (OMJHL)
137 Pierre Archambault Defence   Canada New York Rangers Saint-Jérôme Alouettes (QMJHL)
138 George Kuzmicz Defence   Canada Detroit Red Wings Cornell University (ECAC)
139 Pat Boutette Centre   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
140 Glen Mikkelson Right wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
141 Gary Donaldson Right wing   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
142 Eddie Bumbacco Left wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens University of Notre Dame (WCHA)
143 Garry Schofield Defence   United States Toronto Maple Leafs Clarkson University (ECAC)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round tenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
144 Garry Howatt Left wing   Canada New York Islanders Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
145 Steve Lyon Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
146 Rene Lambert Right wing   Canada New York Islanders St. Jerome Alouettes (QMJHL)
147 Juri Kudrasovs Centre   Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
148 Marcel Comeau Centre   Canada Minnesota North Stars Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
149 Don Atchison Goaltender   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
150 Dave Arundel Defence   United States Detroit Red Wings University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
151 Fred Riggall Right wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Dartmouth College (ECAC)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 December 2008.

Round elevenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
152 Ron LeBlanc Right wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Université de Moncton (CIAU)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 18 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 142
2   United States 10

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.

External linksEdit