1977 NHL Amateur Draft

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1977 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Location Montreal, Quebec
First selection Canada Dale McCourt
NHL Amateur Draft
 < 1976 1978 > 

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.

Selections by round[edit]

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 one[edit]

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 two[edit]

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 Daniel 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 Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
26 Mike Keating Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers St. Catharines Fincups (OMJHL)
27 Neil Labatte Defence  Canada St. Louis Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
28 Red Laurence Centre  Canada Atlanta Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
29 Rocky Saganiuk Right Wing  Canada Toronto Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
30 Jim Hamilton Right Wing  Canada Pittsburgh London Knights (OMJHL)
31 Brian Hill Right Wing  Canada Atlanta Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
32 Ron Areshenkoff Centre  Canada Buffalo Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
33 John Tonelli Centre  Canada New York Islanders Houston Aeros (WHA)
34 Dave Parro Goaltender  Canada Boston Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
35 Tom Gorence Right Wing  United States Philadelphia University of Minnesota (WCHA)
36 Rod Langway Defence  United States Montreal University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 December 2008. 

Round three[edit]

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

Round four[edit]

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

Round five[edit]

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

Round six[edit]

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

Round seven[edit]

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

Round eight[edit]

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

Round nine[edit]

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

Round ten[edit]

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

Round eleven[edit]

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

Round twelve[edit]

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

Round thirteen[edit]

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

Round fourteen[edit]

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

Round fifteen[edit]

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

Round sixteen[edit]

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

Round seventeen[edit]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
185 Grant Morin Right Wing  Canada Detroit Calgary Wranglers (WCHL)
Reference: "1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 26 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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