1971 NHL Amateur Draft
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1971 NHL Amateur Draft
1971 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s)June 10, 1971
LocationQueen Elizabeth Hotel
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Overview
Canada Guy Lafleur
Selected by the Montreal Canadiens
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The 1971 NHL Amateur Draft was the ninth NHL Entry Draft. It was held on June 10, 1971, at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

Selections by round

Below are listed the selections in the 1971 NHL amateur draft.

Round one

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Guy Lafleur Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from California)1 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 (from Pittsburgh)2 Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
5 Rick Martin Left wing  Canada Buffalo Sabres Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
6 Ron Jones Defence  Canada Boston Bruins (from Los Angeles)3 Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
7 Chuck Arnason Right wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Minnesota)4 Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
8 Larry Wright Centre  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Regina Pats (WCHL)
9 Pierre Plante Right wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Toronto)5 Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
10 Steve Vickers Left wing  Canada New York Rangers (from St. Louis)6 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 2008.
Notes
  1. The California Golden Seals' first-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on May 22, 1970 that sent Montreal's 1970 first-round pick along with Ernie Hicke to California in exchange for Francois Lacombe, California's first-round pick in 1971 and cash. [2][3]
  2. The Pittsburgh Penguins' first-round pick went to the St. Louis Blues as the result of a trade on June 6, 1969 that sent Pittsburgh's first-round pick in 1971 and Lou Angotti to St. Louis in exchange for Craig Cameron, Ron Schock and St. Louis' second-round pick in 1972.[4][5]
  3. The Los Angeles Kings' first-round pick went to the Boston Bruins as the result of a trade on May 14, 1969 that sent Los Angeles' first-round pick in 1971, first round pick in 1973 and Ken Turlik to Boston in exchange for Ross Lonsberry and Eddie Shack.[6][7]
  4. The Minnesota North Stars' first-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 6, 1967 that sent Minnesota's first-round pick in 1971 to Montreal in exchange for Andre Boudrias, Bob Charlebois and Bernard Cote.[8][9]
  5. The Toronto Maple Leafs' first-round pick went to the Philadelphia Flyers as the result of a trade on January 31, 1971 that sent Toronto's first-round pick in 1971, Bruce Gamble and Mike Walton to Philadelphia in exchange for Bernie Parent and Philadelphia's second-round pick in 1971.[10][11]
  6. The St. Louis Blues' first-round pick went to the New York Rangers as the result of a trade on May 25, 1971 that sent St. Louis' first-round pick in 1971 to the Rangers in exchange for Peter McDuffe.[12][13]

Round two

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 (from Los Angeles)1 Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
21 Rod Norrish Left wing  Canada Minnesota North Stars Regina Pats (WCHL)
22 Rick Kehoe Right wing  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Philadelphia)2 Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
23 Dave Fortier Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs St Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
24 Michel DeGuise Goaltender  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from St. Louis)3 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 2008.
  1. The Los Angeles Kings' second-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on January 23, 1970 that sent Los Angeles' second-round pick in 1971 and Dennis Hextall to Montreal in exchange for Dick Duff. [14][15]
  2. The Philadelphia Flyers' second-round pick went to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the result of a trade on January 31, 1971 that sent Toronto's first-round pick in 1971, Bruce Gamble and Mike Walton to Philadelphia in exchange for Bernie Parent and Philadelphia's second-round pick in 1971.[16][17]
  3. The St. Louis Blues' second-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on January 28, 1971 that sent St. Louis' second-round pick in 1971 to Montreal in exchange for Fran Huck. [18][19]

Round three

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 (from Vancouver)1 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 (from Montreal)2 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 2008.
  1. The Vancouver Canucks' third-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on May 25, 1971 that sent Vancouver's third-round pick and fourth-round pick in 1971 and cash to Montreal in exchange for Gregg Boddy and Montreal's third-round pick in 1971.[20][21]
  2. The Montreal Canadiens' third-round pick went to the Vancouver Canucks as the result of a trade on May 25, 1971 that sent Vancouver's third-round pick and fourth-round pick in 1971 and cash to Montreal in exchange for Gregg Boddy and Montreal's third-round pick in 1971.[22][23]

Round four

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 (from Vancouver)1 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 2008.
  1. The Vancouver Canucks' fourth-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on May 25, 1971 that sent Vancouver's third-round pick and fourth-round pick in 1971 and cash to Montreal in exchange for Gregg Boddy and Montreal's third-round pick in 1971.[24][25]

Round five

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 McCulloch 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 2008.

Round six

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 2008.

Round seven

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 (from Buffalo)1 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 Gerrard Right wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Regina Pats (WCHL)
93 Dale Smedsmo Left wing  United States Toronto Maple Leafs Bemidji State University (NAIA)
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 (from Chicago)2 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 (from Boston)3 Verdun Maple Leafs (QMJHL)
Reference: "1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 2008.
  1. The Buffalo Sabres' seventh-round pick went to the Los Angeles Kings as the result of a trade on November 24, 1970 that sent Buffalo's seventh-round pick in 1971, eight-round pick in 1971 and Mike McMahon Jr. to Los Angeles in exchange for Dick Duff and Eddie Shack.[26][27]
  2. The Chicago Blackhawks' seventh-round pick went to the New York Rangers as the result of a trade on June 10, 1971 that sent Chicago's seventh-round pick in 1971 to the Rangers in exchange for cash.[28]
  3. The Boston Bruins' seventh-round pick went to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the result of a trade on June 10, 1971 that sent Boston's seventh-round pick in 1971 to Toronto in exchange for cash.[29]

Round eight

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 (from Pittsburgh)1 Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
103 Lorne Stamler Left wing  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Buffalo)2 Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
104 Rod Lyons Left wing  Canada California Golden Seals (from Los Angeles)3 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 2008.
  1. The Pittsburgh Penguins' eight-round pick went to the Vancouver Canucks as the result of a trade on June 10, 1970 that sent Pittsburgh's 1970 eight-round pick in exchange for Vancouver's promised to not take certain players in the expansion draft.[30]
  2. The Buffalo Sabres' eigth-round pick went to the Los Angeles Kings as the result of a trade on November 24, 1970 that sent Buffalo's seventh-round pick in 1971, eight-round pick in 1971 and Mike McMahon Jr. to Los Angeles in exchange for Dick Duff and Eddie Shack.[31][32]
  3. The Los Angeles Kings' eigth-round pick went to the California Golden Seals as the result of a trade on February 5, 1971 that sent Los Angeles' eight-round pick in 1971 and cash to California in exchange for Harry Howell.[33][34]

Round nine

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 2008.

Round ten

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 2008.

Round eleven

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

Round twelve

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 2008.

Round thirteen

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 2008.

Round fourteen

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 2008.

Round fifteen

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

Draftees based on nationality

Rank Country Number
1  Canada 109
2  United States 8

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d 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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  19. ^ Diamond, Dan, ed. (2003). Total NHL. Chicago: Triumph Books. p. 613. ISBN 978-1-57243-604-6.}
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  27. ^ Diamond, Dan, ed. (2003). Total NHL. Chicago: Triumph Books. p. 544, 703 and 792. ISBN 978-1-57243-604-6.}
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  34. ^ Diamond, Dan, ed. (2003). Total NHL. Chicago: Triumph Books. p. 612. ISBN 978-1-57243-604-6.}

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