1970 NHL Expansion Draft

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1970 NHL Expansion Draft
General information
Date(s)June 10, 1970
Overview
Expansion teamsBuffalo Sabres
Vancouver Canucks
First selectionTom Webster
← 1967
1972 →

The 1970 NHL Expansion Draft was the second expansion draft of the National Hockey League (NHL). The draft was held on June 10, 1970, a day before the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft. The expansion draft was held to allow the Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks to acquire players for the upcoming 1970–71 season.

Draft results[edit]

Orland Kurtenbach's Ring of Honour plaque
Orland Kurtenbach was the Canucks' inaugural captain.
Pat Quinn in a vintage Vancouver Canucks jersey
Pat Quinn later became the Canucks' president and general manager for ten seasons, and head coach for five.
* NHL All-Star
^ NHL All-Star and NHL All-Star Team
NHL seasons Number of seasons played in the NHL prior to the draft
Franchise seasons Number of seasons played with his draft team
# Player Position Drafted by Selected from NHL seasons Franchise seasons Reference
1 Tom Webster Right wing Buffalo Sabres Boston Bruins 2 Traded[a] [1]
2 Gary Doak Defenceman Vancouver Canucks Boston Bruins 5 2 (19701971) [2]
3 Al Hamilton Defenceman Buffalo Sabres New York Rangers 4 2 (19701972) [3]
4 Orland Kurtenbach Centre Vancouver Canucks New York Rangers 9 4 (19701974) [4]
5 Don Marshall^ Centre Buffalo Sabres New York Rangers 17 1 (1970–1971) [5]
6 Ray Cullen Centre Vancouver Canucks Minnesota North Stars 5 1 (1970–1971) [6]
7 Tracy Pratt* Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Pittsburgh Penguins 3 4 (19701973) [7]
8 Pat Quinn Defenceman Vancouver Canucks Toronto Maple Leafs 2 2 (19701972) [8]
9 Jim Watson Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Detroit Red Wings 6 2 (19701972) [9]
10 Rosaire Paiement Centre Vancouver Canucks Philadelphia Flyers 3 2 (19701972) [10]
11 Francois Lacombe Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Montreal Canadiens 2 1 (1970–1971) [11]
12 Darryl Sly Defenceman Vancouver Canucks Minnesota North Stars 3 1 (1970–1971) [12]
13 Phil Goyette* Centre Buffalo Sabres St. Louis Blues 14 2 (19701972) [13]
14 Jim Wiste Centre Vancouver Canucks Chicago Black Hawks 2 1 (1970–1971) [14]
15 Reg Fleming* Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Philadelphia Flyers 11 1 (1970–1971) [15]
16 Danny Johnson Centre Vancouver Canucks Toronto Maple Leafs 1 2 (19701971) [16]
17 Mike McMahon Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Pittsburgh Penguins 6 1 (1970) [17]
18 Barry Wilkins Defenceman Vancouver Canucks Boston Bruins 3 5 (19701974) [18]
19 Skip Krake Centre Buffalo Sabres Los Angeles Kings 6 1 (1970–1971) [19]
20 Ralph Stewart Centre Vancouver Canucks Montreal Canadiens 0 3 (1970–1971; 19761978) [20]
21 Jean-Guy Lagace Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Pittsburgh Penguins 1 1 (1970–1971) [21]
22 Mike Corrigan Left winger Vancouver Canucks Los Angeles Kings 2 2 (19701971) [22]
23 Craig Cameron Right wing Buffalo Sabres St. Louis Blues 3 Traded[b] [23]
24 Wayne Maki Left winger Vancouver Canucks St. Louis Blues 3 3 (19701973) [24]
25 Chris Evans Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Toronto Maple Leafs 1 1 (1971–1972) [25]
26 Ed Hatoum Right wing Vancouver Canucks Detroit Red Wings 2 1 (1970–1971) [26]
27 Doug Barrie Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Pittsburgh Penguins 1 2 (19701971) [27]
28 Poul Popiel Defenceman Vancouver Canucks Detroit Red Wings 4 2 (19701972) [28]
29 Gerry Meehan Left winger Buffalo Sabres Philadelphia Flyers 1 5 (19701974) [29]
30 Ron Ward Defenceman Vancouver Canucks Toronto Maple Leafs 1 1 (1971–1972) [30]
31 Paul Terbenche Defenceman Buffalo Sabres Chicago Black Hawks 1 4 (19701974) [31]
32 John Schella Defenceman Vancouver Canucks Montreal Canadiens 0 2 (19701972) [32]
33 Brian Perry Left winger Buffalo Sabres Oakland Seals 2 1 (1970–1971) [33]
34 Bob Dillabough Centre Vancouver Canucks Oakland Seals 7 0[A] [34]
35 Howie Menard Centre Buffalo Sabres Oakland Seals 4 Traded[c] [35]
36 Garth Rizzuto Centre Vancouver Canucks Chicago Black Hawks 0 1 (1970–1971) [36]
37 Dunc Wilson Goaltender Vancouver Canucks Philadelphia Flyers 1 3 (19701973) [37]
38 Rocky Farr Goaltender Buffalo Sabres Montreal Canadiens 0 3 (19721975) [38]
39 Charlie Hodge^ Goaltender Vancouver Canucks Oakland Seals 12 1 (1970–1971) [39]
40 Gary Edwards Goaltender Buffalo Sabres St. Louis Blues 0 0[B] [40]

Notes[edit]

Trades[edit]

The following trades involving drafted players were made before the start of the 1970–71 season.

Other[edit]

References[edit]

General

"1970 NHL Expansion Draft". hockeyDB.com. Retrieved April 22, 2013.

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  2. ^ "Gary Doak NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  3. ^ "Al Hamilton NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  4. ^ "Orland Kurtenbach NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  5. ^ "Don Marshall NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  6. ^ "Ray Cullen NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  7. ^ "Tracy Pratt NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  8. ^ "Pat Quinn NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  9. ^ "Jim Watson NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  10. ^ "Rosaire Paiement NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  11. ^ "François Lacombe NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  12. ^ "Darryl Sly NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  13. ^ "Phil Goyette NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  14. ^ "Jim Wiste NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  15. ^ "Reggie Fleming NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  16. ^ "Danny Johnson NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  17. ^ "Mike McMahon NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  18. ^ "Barry Wilkins NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  19. ^ "Skip Krake NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  20. ^ "Ralph Stewart NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  21. ^ "Jean-Guy Lagace NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  22. ^ "Mike Corrigan NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  23. ^ "Craig Cameron NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  24. ^ "Wayne Maki NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  25. ^ "Chris Evans NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  26. ^ "Ed Hatoum NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  27. ^ "Doug Barrie NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  28. ^ "Poul Popiel NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  29. ^ "Gerry Meehan NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  30. ^ "Ron Ward NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  31. ^ "Paul Terbenche NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  32. ^ "John Schella NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  33. ^ "Brian Perry NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  34. ^ "Bob Dillabough NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  35. ^ "Howie Menard NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  36. ^ "Garth Rizzuto NHL & WHA Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  37. ^ "Dunc Wilson NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  38. ^ "Rocky Farr NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  39. ^ "Charlie Hodge NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  40. ^ "Gary Edwards NHL Statistics". Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2013.

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