1971 NHL Amateur Draft

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1971 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s) June 10, 1971
Location Montreal, Quebec
First selection Canada Guy Lafleur
NHL Amateur Draft
 < 1970 1972 > 

The 1971 NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 10, 1971 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Selections by round[edit]

Below are listed the selections in the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft.

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

Round one[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Guy Lafleur Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
2 Marcel Dionne Centre  Canada Detroit Red Wings St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
3 Jocelyn Guevremont Defence  Canada Vancouver Canucks Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
4 Gene Carr Centre  Canada St. Louis Blues Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
5 Rick Martin Left Wing  Canada Buffalo Sabres Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
6 Ron Jones Defence  Canada Boston Bruins Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
7 Chuck Arnason Right Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
8 Larry Wright Centre  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Regina Pats (WCHL)
9 Pierre Plante Right Wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
10 Steve Vickers Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
11 Murray Wilson Left Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Ottawa 67's (OHA)
12 Dan Spring Centre  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
13 Steve Durbano Defence  Canada New York Rangers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
14 Terry O'Reilly Right Wing  Canada Boston Bruins Oshawa Generals (OHA)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round two[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
15 Ken Baird Defence  Canada California Golden Seals Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
16 Henry Boucha Centre  United States Detroit Red Wings US National Development Team
17 Bobby Lalonde Centre  Canada Vancouver Canucks Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
18 Brian McKenzie Left Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins St Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
19 Craig Ramsay Left Wing  Canada Buffalo Sabres Peterborough Petes (OHA)
20 Larry Robinson Defence  Canada Montreal Canadiens Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
21 Rod Norrish Left Wing  Canada Minnesota North Stars Regina Pats (WCHL)
22 Rick Kehoe Right Wing  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
23 Dave Fortier Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs St Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
24 Michel DeGuise Goaltender  Canada Montreal Canadiens Sorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
25 Terry French Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens Ottawa 67's (OHA)
26 Dave Kryskow Left Wing  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
27 Tom Williams Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
28 Curt Ridley Goaltender  Canada Boston Bruins Portage Terriers (MJHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round three[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
29 Rich Leduc Centre  Canada California Golden Seals Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
30 Ralph Hopiavuori Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
31 Jim Cahoon Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens University of North Dakota (WCHA)
32 Joe Noris Defence  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
33 Bill Hajt Defence  Canada Buffalo Sabres Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
34 Vic Venasky Centre  Canada Los Angeles Kings University of Denver (WCHA)
35 Ron Wilson Defence  Canada Minnesota North Stars Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
36 Glen Irwin Defence  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
37 Gavin Kirk Centre  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
38 John Garrett Goaltender  Canada St. Louis Blues Peterborough Petes (OHA)
39 Richard Lemieux Centre  Canada Vancouver Canucks Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
40 Bob Peppler Left Wing  Canada Chicago Black Hawks St Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
41 Terry West Centre  Canada New York Rangers London Knights (OHA)
42 Dave Bonter Centre  Canada Boston Bruins Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round four[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
43 Hartland Monahan Right Wing  Canada California Golden Seals Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
44 George Hulme Goaltender  Canada Detroit Red Wings St Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
45 Ed Sidebottom Defence  Canada Montreal Canadiens Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
46 Gerry Methe Left Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Oshawa Generals (OHA)
47 Bob Richer Centre  Canada Buffalo Sabres Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL)
48 Neil Komadoski Defence  Canada Los Angeles Kings Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
49 Mike Legge Left Wing  Canada Minnesota North Stars Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
50 Ted Scharf Defence  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
51 Rick Cunningham Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Peterborough Petes (OHA)
52 Derek Harker Defence  Canada St. Louis Blues Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
53 Greg Hubick Defence  Canada Montreal Canadiens University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
54 Clyde Simon Right Wing  Canada Chicago Black Hawks St Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
55 Jerry Butler Right Wing  Canada New York Rangers Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
56 Dave Hynes Left Wing  United States Boston Bruins Harvard University (ECAC)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round five[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
57 Ray Belanger Goaltender  Canada California Golden Seals Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
58 Earl Anderson Right Wing  United States Detroit Red Wings University of North Dakota (WCHA)
59 Mike McNiven Left Wing  Canada Vancouver Canucks Halifax Jr. Canadians (NSJHL)
60 Dave Murphy Goaltender  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins University of North Dakota (WCHA)
61 Steve Warr Defence  Canada Buffalo Sabres Clarkson University (ECAC)
62 Gary Crosby Centre  Canada Los Angeles Kings Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
63 Brian McBratney Defence  Canada Minnesota North Stars St Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
64 Don McCullouch Defence  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
65 Bob Sykes Left Wing  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Sudbury Wolves (NOHA)
66 Wayne Gibbs Defence  Canada St. Louis Blues Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
67 Mike Busniuk Defence  Canada Montreal Canadiens University of Denver (WCHA)
68 Dean Blais Left Wing  United States Chicago Black Hawks University of Minnesota (WCHA)
69 Fraser Robertson Defence  Canada New York Rangers Lethbridge Sugar Kings (AJHL)
70 Bert Scott Centre  Canada Boston Bruins Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round six[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
71 Gerry Egers Defence  Canada California Golden Seals Sudbury Wolves (NOHA)
72 Charlie Shaw Defence  Canada Detroit Red Wings Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
73 Tim Steeves Defence  Canada Vancouver Canucks Charlottetown Royals (NBSHL)
74 Ian Williams Right Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
75 Pierre Duguay Centre  Canada Buffalo Sabres Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
76 Camille LaPierre Centre  Canada Los Angeles Kings Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
77 Alan Globensky Defence  Canada Minnesota North Stars Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
78 Yvon Bilodeau Defence  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
79 Mike Ruest Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
80 Bernie Doan Defence  Canada St. Louis Blues Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
81 Ross Butler Left Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
82 Jim Johnston Centre  Canada Chicago Black Hawks University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
83 Wayne Wood Goaltender  Canada New York Rangers Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
84 Bob McMahon Defence  Canada Boston Bruins St Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round seven[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
85 Al Simmons Defence  Canada California Golden Seals Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
86 Jim Nahrgang Defence  Canada Detroit Red Wings Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
87 Bill Green Defence  United States Vancouver Canucks University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
88 Doug Elliott Defence  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Harvard University (ECAC)
89 Peter Harasym Left Wing  Canada Los Angeles Kings Clarkson University (ECAC)
90 Norm Dube Left Wing  Canada Los Angeles Kings Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
91 Bruce Abbey Defence  Canada Minnesota North Stars Peterborough Petes (OHA)
92 Bobby Gerard Right Wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Regina Pats (WCHL)
93 Dale Smedsmo Left Wing  United States Toronto Maple Leafs Bemidji State University (WCHA)
94 Dave Smith Defence  Canada St. Louis Blues Regina Pats (WCHL)
95 Peter Sullivan Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens Oshawa Generals (OHA)
96 Doug Keeler Centre  Canada New York Rangers Ottawa 67's (OHA)
97 Jean-Denis Royal Defence  Canada New York Rangers Saint-Jérôme Alouettes (QMJHL)
98 Steve Johnson Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Verdun Maple Leafs (QMJHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round eight[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
99 Angus Beck Centre  Canada California Golden Seals Charlottetown Royals (NBSHL)
100 Bob Boyd Defence  Canada Detroit Red Wings Michigan State University (WCHA)
101 Norm Cherrey Right Wing  Canada Vancouver Canucks University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
102 Bob Murphy Left Wing  Canada Vancouver Canucks Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
103 Lorne Stamler Left Wing  Canada Los Angeles Kings Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
104 Rod Lyons Left Wing  Canada California Golden Seals Halifax Colonels (NSJHL)
105 Russ Friesen Centre  Canada Minnesota North Stars Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
106 Jerome Mrazek Goaltender  Canada Philadelphia Flyers University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
107 Bob Burns Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Royal Military College (CIAU)
108 Jim Collins Left Wing  Canada St. Louis Blues Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
109 Gene Sobchuk Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Regina Pats (WCHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round nine[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
110 Jim Ivison Defence  Canada New York Rangers Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round ten[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
111 Andre Peloffy Centre  Canada New York Rangers Rosemont National (QMJHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round eleven[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
112 Elston Evoy Centre  Canada New York Rangers Sault St. Marie Greyhounds (NOHA)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round twelve[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
113 Mike Antonovich Centre  United States Minnesota North Stars University of Minnesota (WCHA)
114 Gerry Lecomte Defence  Canada New York Rangers Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round thirteen[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
115 Wayne Forsey Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Swift Current Broncos (WCHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round fourteen[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
116 Bill Forrest Defence  Canada New York Rangers Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

Round fifteen[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
117 Rich Coutu Goaltender  Canada Minnesota North Stars Rosemont National (QMJHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 15 December 2008. 
= NHL All-Star[1] = Hall of Famers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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.

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