1977 NHL Amateur Draft

The 1977 NHL Amateur Draft was held at the Mount Royal Hotel in Montreal, Quebec. Players were drafted at 20 years of age in 1977.

1977 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s)June 14, 1977
LocationMontreal, Quebec
Overview
First selectionCanada Dale McCourt
Selected by: Detroit Red Wings
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Selections by roundEdit

Below are listed the selections in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft.

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

Club teams are located in North America unless otherwise noted.

Round oneEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Dale McCourt Centre   Canada Detroit Red Wings St. Catharines Fincups (OHA)
2 Barry Beck Defence   Canada Colorado Rockies New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
3 Robert Picard Defence   Canada Washington Capitals Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
4 Jere Gillis Left Wing   Canada Vancouver Canucks Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
5 Mike Crombeen Right Wing   Canada Cleveland Barons Kingston Canadians (OHA)
6 Doug Wilson Defence   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Ottawa 67's (OHA)
7 Brad Maxwell Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
8 Lucien DeBlois Right Wing   Canada New York Rangers Sorel Éperviers (QMJHL)
9 Scott Campbell Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues London Knights (OHA)
10 Mark Napier Right Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Birmingham Bulls (WHA)
11 John Anderson Right Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
12 Trevor Johansen Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
13 Ron Duguay Centre   Canada New York Rangers Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
14 Ric Seiling Right Wing   Canada Buffalo Sabres St. Catharines Fincups (OHA)
15 Mike Bossy Right Wing   Canada New York Islanders Laval National (QMJHL)
16 Dwight Foster Right Wing   Canada Boston Bruins Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
17 Kevin McCarthy Defence   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Winnipeg Monarchs (WCHL)
18 Norm Dupont Left Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round twoEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
19 Jean Savard Centre   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
20 Miles Zaharko Defence   Canada Atlanta Flames New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
21 Mark Lofthouse Right Wing   Canada Washington Capitals New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
22 Jeff Bandura Defence   Canada Vancouver Canucks Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
23 Dan Chicoine Right Wing   Canada Cleveland Barons Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
24 Bob Gladney Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Oshawa Generals (OHA)
25 Dave Semenko Left Wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
26 Mike Keating Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers St. Catharines Fincups (OMJHL)
27 Neil LaBatte Defence   Canada St. Louis Blues Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
28 Don Laurence Centre   Canada Atlanta Flames Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
29 Rocky Saganiuk Right Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
30 Jim Hamilton Right Wing   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins London Knights (OMJHL)
31 Brian Hill Right Wing   Canada Atlanta Flames Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
32 Ron Areshenkoff Centre   Canada Buffalo Sabres Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
33 John Tonelli Centre   Canada New York Islanders Houston Aeros (WHA)
34 Dave Parro Goaltender   Canada Boston Bruins Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
35 Tom Gorence Right Wing   United States Philadelphia Flyers University of Minnesota (WCHA)
36 Rod Langway Defence   United States Montreal Canadiens University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round threeEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
37 Rick Vasko Defence   Canada Detroit Red Wings Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
38 Doug Berry Centre   Canada Colorado Rockies University of Denver (WCHA)
39 Eddy Godin Right Wing   Canada Washington Capitals Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
40 Glen Hanlon Goaltender   Canada Vancouver Canucks Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
41 Reg Kerr Left Wing   Canada Cleveland Barons Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
42 Guy Lash Right Wing   Canada Cleveland Barons Winnipeg Monarchs (WCHL)
43 Alain Cote Left Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
44 Steve Baker Goaltender   United States New York Rangers Union College (ECAC)
45 Tom Roulston Centre   Canada St. Louis Blues Winnipeg Monarchs (WCHL)
46 Pierre Lagace Left Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
47 Randy Pierce Right Wing   Canada Colorado Rockies Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
48 Kim Davis Centre   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
49 Moe Robinson Defence   Canada Montreal Canadiens Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
50 Hector Marini Right Wing   Canada New York Islanders Sudbury Wolves(OMJHL)
51 Bruce Andres Right Wing   Canada New York Islanders New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
52 Mike Forbes Defence   Canada Boston Bruins St. Catharines Fincups (OMJHL)
53 Dave Hoyda Left Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
54 Gordie Roberts Defence   United States Montreal Canadiens New England Whalers (WHA)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round fourEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
55 John Hilworth Defence   Canada Detroit Red Wings Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
56 Dave Morrow Defence   Canada Vancouver Canucks Calgary Wranglers (WCHL)
57 Nelson Burton Left Wing   Canada Washington Capitals Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
58 Murray Bannerman Goaltender   Canada Vancouver Canucks Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
59 John Baby Defence   Canada Cleveland Barons Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
60 Randy Ireland Goaltender   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
61 Kevin McCloskey Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Calgary Wranglers (WCHL)
62 Mario Marois Defence   Canada New York Rangers Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
63 Tony Currie Right Wing   Canada St. Louis Blues Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
64 Robert Holland Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
65 Dan Eastman Right Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs London Knights (OMJHL)
66 Mark Johnson Centre   United States Pittsburgh Penguins University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
67 Yves Guillemette Goaltender   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
68 Bill Stewart Defence   Canada Buffalo Sabres Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
69 Steve Stoyanovich Centre   Canada New York Islanders Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (ECAC)
70 Brian McGregor Right Wing   Canada Boston Bruins Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
71 Rene Hamelin Left Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
72 Jim Craig Goaltender   United States Atlanta Flames Boston University (ECAC)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round fiveEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
73 Jim Korn Defence   United States Detroit Red Wings Providence College (ECAC)
74 Mike Dwyer Left Wing   Canada Colorado Rockies Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
75 Denis Turcotte Centre   Canada Washington Capitals Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
76 Steve Hazlett Centre   Canada Vancouver Canucks St. Catharines Fincups (OMJHL)
77 Owen Lloyd Defence   Canada Cleveland Barons Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
78 Gary Platt Defence   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Verdun Eperviers (QMJHL)
79 Bob Parent Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
80 Benoit Gosselin Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
81 Bruce Hamilton Left Wing   Canada St. Louis Blues Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
82 Curt Christofferson Defence   United States Atlanta Flames Colorado College (WCHA)
83 John Wilson Left Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Windsor Spitfires (OMJHL)
84 Julian Baretta Goaltender   Canada Los Angeles Kings University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
85 Warren Holmes Centre   Canada Los Angeles Kings Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
86 Rich Sirois Goaltender   Canada Buffalo Sabres Laval National (QMJHL)
87 Markus Mattsson Goaltender   Finland New York Islanders Tampere Ilves (Finland)
88 Doug Butler Defence   Canada Boston Bruins Saint Louis University (CCHA)
89 Dan Clark Defence   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
90 Gaetan Rochette Left Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round sixEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
91 Jim Baxter Goaltender   Canada Detroit Red Wings Union College (ECAC)
92 Dan Lempe Centre   United States Colorado Rockies University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
93 Perry Schnarr Right Wing   Canada Washington Capitals University of Denver (WCHA)
94 Brian Drumm Left Wing   Canada Vancouver Canucks Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
95 Jeff Allan Defence   Canada Cleveland Barons Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
96 Jack O'Callahan Defence   United States Chicago Black Hawks Boston University (ECAC)
97 Jamie Gallimore Right Wing   Canada Minnesota North Stars Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
98 John Bethel Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers Boston University (ECAC)
99 Gary McMonagle Centre   Canada St. Louis Blues Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
100 Bernard Harbec Centre   Canada Atlanta Flames Laval National (QMJHL)
101 Roy Sommer Left Wing   United States Toronto Maple Leafs Calgary Wranglers (WCHL)
102 Greg Millen Goaltender   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
103 Randy Rudnyk Right Wing   Canada Los Angeles Kings New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
104 Wayne Ramsey Defence   Canada Buffalo Sabres Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
105 Steve Letzgus Defence   United States New York Islanders Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
106 Keith Johnson Defence   Canada Boston Bruins Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
107 Alain Chaput Centre   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Verdun Eperviers (QMJHL)
108 Bill Himmelright Defence   United States Montreal Canadiens University of North Dakota (WCHA)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round sevenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
109 Randy Wilson Left Wing   United States Detroit Red Wings Providence College (ECAC)
110 Rick Doyle Left Wing   Canada Colorado Rockies London Knights (OMJHL)
111 Rollie Boutin Goaltender   Canada Washington Capitals Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
112 Ray Creasy Centre   Canada Vancouver Canucks New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
113 Mark Toffolo Defence   United States Cleveland Barons Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
114 Floyd Lahache Defence   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Sherbrooke Castors(QMJHL)
115 Jean-Pierre Sanvido Goaltender   Canada Minnesota North Stars Trois-Rivières Dravuers (QMJHL)
116 Bob Sullivan Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
117 Matti Forss Centre   Finland St. Louis Blues Rauma (Finland)
118 Bob Gould Right Wing   Canada Atlanta Flames University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
119 Lynn Jorgenson Left Wing   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
120 Bob Suter Defence   United States Los Angeles Kings University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
121 Harald Luckner Centre   Sweden New York Islanders Karlstad (Sweden)
122 Ralph Cox Right Wing   United States Boston Bruins University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
123 Richard Dalpe Centre   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
124 Richard Sevigny Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round eightEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
125 Raymond Roy Centre   United States Detroit Red Wings Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
126 Joe Contini Centre   Canada Colorado Rockies St. Catharines Fincups (OMJHL)
127 Brent Tremblay Defence   Canada Washington Capitals Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
128 Grant Eakin Left Wing   Canada Cleveland Barons Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
129 Jeff Geiger Defence   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
130 Greg Tebbutt Defence   Canada Minnesota North Stars Regina Pats (WCHL)
131 Lance Nethery Centre   Canada New York Rangers Cornell University (ECAC)
132 Raimo Hirvonen Defence   Finland St. Louis Blues Helsinki IFK (Finland)
133 Jim Bennett Left Wing   United States Atlanta Flames Brown University (ECAC)
134 Kevin Howe Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
135 Pete Peeters Goaltender   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
136 Clint Eccles Left Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
137 Keith Hendrickson Defence   United States Montreal Canadiens University of Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
138 Mario Claude Defence   Canada Boston Bruins Sherbrooke Castors(QMJHL)
139 Mike Greeder Defence   United States Philadelphia Flyers St. Paul Vulcans (MWJHL)
140 Michael Reilly Right Wing   United States Montreal Canadiens Colorado College (WCHA)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round nineEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
141 Kip Churchill Centre   Canada Detroit Red Wings Union College (ECAC)
142 Jack Hughes Defence   United States Colorado Rockies Harvard University (ECAC)
143 Don Micheletti Left Wing   United States Washington Capitals University of Minnesota (WCHA)
144 Steve Ough Defence   Canada Chicago Black Hawks Laval National (QMJHL)
145 Keith Hanson Defence   United States Minnesota North Stars Dallas Stars Elite AAA (MWJHL)
146 Alex Jeans Centre   Canada New York Rangers University of Toronto (CIAU)
147 Bjorn Olsson Defence   Sweden St. Louis Blues Karlstad (Sweden)
148 Tim Harrer Right Wing   United States Atlanta Flames Shattuck's St. Marys (WCHA)
149 Ray Robertson Defence   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs St. Lawrence University (ECAC)
150 Tom Bauer Center   United States Philadelphia Flyers Orange County Hockey Club (NAPHL)
151 Michel Bauman Left Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
152 Barry Borrett Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
153 Bruce Crowder Right Wing   Canada Philadelphia Flyers University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
154 Sid Tanchak Centre   Canada Montreal Canadiens Clarkson University (ECAC)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round tenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
155 Lance Gatoni Defence   Canada Detroit Red Wings University of Toronto (CIAU)
156 Archie Henderson Right Wing   Canada Washington Capitals Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
157 Pete Raps Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers Western Michigan University (CCHA)
158 Rob Nicholson Defence   United States Philadelphia Flyers St. Paul Vulcans (MWJHL)
159 Dave Isherwood Centre   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Winnipeg Monarchs (WCHL)
160 Mark Holden Goaltender   United States Montreal Canadiens Brown University (ECAC)
161 Steve Jones Goaltender   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Ohio State University (CCHA)
162 Craig Laughlin Right Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Clarkson University (ECAC)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round elevenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
163 Robert Plumb Left Wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
164 Mike Brown Right Wing   United States New York Rangers Western Michigan University (CCHA)
165 Jim Trainor Defence   United States Philadelphia Flyers Harvard University (ECAC)
166 Barry Duench Centre   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
167 Dan Poulin Defence   Canada Montreal Canadiens Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
168 Rod McNair Defence   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Ohio State University (CCHA)
169 Tom McDonell Centre   Canada Montreal Canadiens Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round twelveEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
170 Alain Belanger Left Wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
171 Mark Miller Left Wing   Canada New York Rangers University of Michigan (WCHA)
172 Mike Laycock Goaltender   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Brown University (ECAC)
173 Cary Farelli Right Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
174 Carey Walker Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round thirteenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
175 Dean Willers Right Wing   United Kingdom Detroit Red Wings Union College (ECAC)
176 Mark Wells Centre   United States Montreal Canadiens Bowling Green University (CCHA)
177 Stan Palmer Defence   United States Montreal Canadiens University of Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round fourteenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
178 Roland Cloutier Centre   Canada Detroit Red Wings Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
179 Jean Belisle Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
180 Bob Daly Goaltender   Canada Montreal Canadiens Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round fifteenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
181 Ed Hill Right Wing   United States Detroit Red Wings University of Vermont (ECAC)
182 Bob Boileau Right Wing   Canada Montreal Canadiens Boston University (ECAC)
183 John Costello Centre   United States Montreal Canadiens University of Massachusetts Lowell (ECAC)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round sixteenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
184 Val James Left Wing   United States Detroit Red Wings Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.

Round seventeenEdit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
185 Grant Morin Right Wing   Canada Detroit Red Wings Calgary Wranglers (WCHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008.
= NHL All-Star[1] = Hall of Famers

Draftees based on nationalityEdit

Rank Country Amount
North America 178
1   Canada 142
2   United States 36
Europe 7
3   Finland 3
  Sweden 3
4   United Kingdom 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit