1968 NHL Amateur Draft

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1968 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s) June 13, 1968
Location Montreal, Quebec
First selection Canada Michel Plasse
NHL Amateur Draft
 < 1967 1969 > 

The 1968 NHL Amateur Draft was held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Selections by round[edit]

Below are listed the selections in the 1968 NHL Entry Draft.

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

Round one[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Michel Plasse Goaltender  Canada Montreal Canadiens Drummondville Rangers (QJHL)
2 Roger Belisle Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens Montreal North Beavers (LHIQ)
3 Jim Pritchard Defence  Canada Montreal Canadiens Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
4 Garry Swain Centre  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
5 Jim Benzelock Right Wing  Canada Minnesota North Stars Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
6 Gary Edwards Goaltender  Canada St. Louis Blues Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
7 Jim McInally Defence  Canada Los Angeles Kings Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
8 Lew Morrison Right Wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
9 John Marks Left Wing  Canada Chicago Black Hawks North Dakota Fighting Sioux (NCAA)
10 Brad Selwood Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
11 Steve Andrascik Right Wing  Canada Detroit Red Wings Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
12 Danny Schock Left Wing  Canada Boston Bruins Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
Reference: "1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008. 

Round two[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
13 Doug Smith Centre  Canada Oakland Seals Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
14 Ron Snell Right Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Regina Pats (WCHL)
15 Marc Rioux Centre  Canada Minnesota North Stars Verdun Maple Leafs (QJHL)
16 Curt Bennett Left Wing  United States St. Louis Blues Brown Bears (NCAA)
17 Herb Boxer Right Wing  United States Detroit Red Wings Michigan Tech Huskies (NCAA)
18 Fraser Rice Centre  Canada Boston Bruins Halifax Colonels (MVJHL)
19 Bruce Buchanan Defence  Canada New York Rangers Weyburn Red Wings (WCHL)
Reference: "1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008. 

Round three[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
20 Jim Trewin Defence  Canada Oakland Seals Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
21 Dave Simpson Defence  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Port Arthur Marrs (TBJHL)
22 Glen Lindsay Goaltender  Canada Minnesota North Stars Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
23 Don Grierson Right Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens North Bay Trappers (NOJHL)
24 Brian St. John Centre  Canada Boston Bruins Toronto Varsity Blues (CIAU)
Reference: "1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008. 
= NHL All-Star[1] = Hall of Famers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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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