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The 1970 NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 11, 1970 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Selections by round Edit

Below are listed the selections in the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft.

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

Round one Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Gilbert Perreault Centre Flag of Canada Buffalo Sabres Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
2 Dale Tallon Defence Flag of Canada Vancouver Canucks Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
3 Reggie Leach Right wing Flag of Canada Boston Bruins Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
4 Rick MacLeish Left wing Flag of Canada Boston Bruins Peterborough Petes (OHA)
5 Ray Martyniuk Goaltender Flag of Canada Montreal Canadiens Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
6 Chuck Lefley Left wing Flag of Canada Montreal Canadiens Canadian Nat'l Team
7 Greg Polis Left wing Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
8 Darryl Sittler Centre Flag of Canada Toronto Maple Leafs London Knights (OHA)
9 Ron Plumb Defence Flag of Canada Boston Bruins Peterborough Petes (OHA)
10 Chris Oddleifson Centre Flag of Canada California Golden Seals Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
11 Norm Gratton Right wing Flag of Canada New York Rangers Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
12 Serge Lajeunesse Defence Flag of Canada Detroit Red Wings Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
13 Bob Stewart Defence Flag of Canada Boston Bruins Oshawa Generals (OHA)
14 Dan Maloney Left wing Flag of Canada Chicago Black Hawks London Knights (OHA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round two Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
15 Butch Deadmarsh Left wing Flag of Canada Buffalo Sabres Brandon
16 Jim Hargreaves Defence Flag of Canada Vancouver Canucks Winnipeg
17 Buster Harvey Right wing Flag of Canada Minnesota North Stars Hamilton (OHA)
18 Bill Clement Centre Flag of Canada Philadelphia Flyers Ottawa (OHA)
19 Pete Laframboise Centre Flag of Canada California Golden Seals Ottawa (OHA)
20 Fred Barrett Defence Flag of Canada Minnesota North Stars Toronton (OHL)
21 John Stewart Left wing Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Flin Flon (WCHL)
22 Errol Thompson Defence Flag of Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Charlottetown
23 Murray Keogan Centre Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
24 Al McDonough Right wing Flag of Canada Los Angeles Kings St. Catharines (OHA)
25 Mike Murphy Right wing Flag of Canada New York Rangers Toronto (OHA)
26 Bob Guindon Left wing Flag of Canada Detroit Red Wings Montreal (OHA)
27 Dan Bouchard Goaltender Flag of Canada Boston Bruins London (OHA)
28 Michel Archambault Left wing Flag of Canada Chicago Black Hawks Drummondville (QJHL)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round three Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
29 Steve Cuddie Defence Flag of Canada Buffalo Sabres Toronto (OHA)
30 Ed Dyck Goaltender Flag of Canada Vancouver Canucks Calgary (WCHL)
31 Steve Carlyle Defence Flag of Canada Montreal Canadiens Red Deer (AJHL)
32 Bob Kelly Centre Flag of Canada Philadelphia Flyers Oshawa (OHA)
33 Randy Rota Centre Flag of Canada California Golden Seals Calgary (WCHL)
34 Dennis Patterson Defence Flag of Canada Minnesota North Stars Peterborough (OHA)
35 Larry Bignell Defence Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Edmonton (WCHL)
36 Gerry O'Flaherty Left wing Flag of the United States United States Toronto Maple Leafs Kitchener (OHA)
37 Ron Climie Left wing Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Hamilton (OHA)
38 Terry Holbrook Right wing Flag of Canada Los Angeles Kings London (OHA)
39 Wendel Bennett Right wing Flag of Canada New York Rangers Weyburn (SJHL)
40 Yvon Lambert Left wing Flag of Canada Detroit Red Wings Drummondville (QMJHL)
41 Ray Brownlee Left wing Flag of Canada Boston Bruins Brandon (CWUAA)
42 Len Frig Defence Flag of Canada Chicago Black Hawks Calgary (WCHL)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round four Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
43 Randy Wyrozub Centre Flag of Canada Buffalo Sabres Edmonton (WCHL)
44 Brent Taylor Right wing Flag of Canada Vancouver Canucks Estevan (WCHL)
45 Cal Hammond Goaltender Flag of Canada Montreal Canadiens Flin Flon (WCHL)
46 Jacques Lapierre Defence Flag of Canada Philadelphia Flyers Shawinigan (QMJHL)
47 Ted McAneeley Defence Flag of Canada California Golden Seals Edmonton (WCHL)
48 Dave Cressman Left wing Flag of Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener (OHA)
49 Connie Forey Left wing Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Ottawa (OHA)
50 Bob Gryp Left wing Flag of Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Boston University (ECAC)
51 Gord Brooks Right wing Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues London (OHA)
52 John French Centre Flag of Canada Montreal Canadiens Toronto (OHA)
53 Andre St. Pierre Defence Flag of Canada New York Rangers Drummondville (QMJHL)
54 Tom Johnston Right wing Flag of Canada Detroit Red Wings Toronto (OHA)
55 Gord Davies Left wing Flag of Canada Boston Bruins Toronto (OHA)
56 Walt Ledingham Centre Flag of Canada Chicago Black Hawks Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round five Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
57 Mike Morton Right wing Flag of Canada Buffalo Sabres Shawinigan (QMJHL)
58 Bill McFadden Forward Flag of Canada Vancouver Canucks Swift Current (WCHL)
59 Billy Smith Goaltender Flag of Canada Los Angeles Kings Cornwall (QMJHL)
60 Doug Kerslake Right wing Flag of Canada Philadelphia Flyers Edmonton (WCHL)
61 Ray Gibbs Goaltender Flag of Canada California Golden Seals Charlottetown (PEI Sr.)
62 Hank Lehvonen Defence Flag of Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener (OHA)
63 Steve Cardwell Left wing Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Oshawa (OHA)
64 Luc Simard Right wing Flag of Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
65 Mike Stevens Defence Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
66 Rick Wilson Defence Flag of Canada Montreal Canadiens North Dakota (WCHA)
67 Gary Coalter Right wing Flag of Canada New York Rangers Hamilton (OHA)
68 Tom Mellor Defence Flag of the United States United States Detroit Red Wings Boston College (ECAC)
69 Bob Roselle Left wing Flag of Canada Boston Bruins Sorel (GMJHL)
70 Gilles Meloche Goaltender Flag of Canada Chicago Black Hawks Verdum (QMJHL)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round six Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
71 Mike Keeler Defence Flag of Canada Buffalo Sabres Niagara Falls (OHA)
72 Dave Gilmour Left wing Flag of Canada Vancouver Canucks London (OHA)
73 Gerry Bradbury Centre Flag of Canada Los Angeles Kings London (OHA)
74 Dennis Giannini Left wing Flag of Canada Philadelphia Flyers London (OHA)
75 Doug Moyes Right wing Flag of Canada California Golden Seals Sorel (QMJHL)
76 Murray McNeil Left wing Flag of Canada Minnesota North Stars Calgary (WCHL)
77 Bob Fitchner Centre Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Brandon (WCHL)
78 Cal Booth Left wing Flag of Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Weyburn (SJHL)
79 Claude Moreau Defence Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Montreal (OHA)
80 Robert Brown Defence Flag of Canada Montreal Canadiens Boston University (ECAC)
81 Duane Wylie Centre Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers St. Catharines (OHA)
82 Bernie MacNeil Left wing Flag of Canada Detroit Red Wings Espanola (NOHA)
83 Murray Wing Defence Flag of Canada Boston Bruins North Dakota (WCHA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round seven Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
84 Tim Regan Goaltender Flag of the United States United States Buffalo Sabres Boston University (ECAC)
85 Jack Taggart Defence Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Denver (WCHA)
86 Brian Carlin Left wing Flag of Canada Los Angeles Kings Calgary (WCHL)
87 Hank Nowak Left wing Flag of Canada Philadelphia Flyers Oshawa (OHA)
88 Terry Murray Defence Flag of Canada California Golden Seals Ottawa (OHA)
89 Gary Geldart Defence Flag of Canada Minnesota North Stars London (OHA)
90 Jim Pearson Defence Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins St. Catharines (OHA)
91 Paul Larose Right wing Flag of Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Quebec (QMJHL)
92 Terry Marshall Defence Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Brandon (WCHL)
93 Bob Fowler Right wing Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens Estevan (WCHL)
94 Wayne Bell Goaltender Flag of Canada New York Rangers Estevan (WCHL)
95 Ed Hays Centre Flag of Canada Detroit Red Wings Denver (WCHA)
96 Glenn Siddall Left wing Flag of Canada Boston Bruins Kitchener (OHA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round eight Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
97 Doug Rombough Centre Flag of Canada Buffalo Sabres Saint Catharines (OHA)
98 Brian Chinnick Centre Flag of Canada Los Angeles Kings Peterborough (OHA)
99 Gary Cunningham Defence Flag of Canada Philadelphia Flyers Saint Catharines (OHA)
100 Alan Henry Defence Flag of Canada California Golden Seals North Dakota (WCHA)
101 Mickey Donaldson Left wing Flag of Canada Minnesota North Stars Peterborough (OHA)
102 Cam Newton Goaltender Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Kitchener (OHA)
103 Ron Low Goaltender Flag of Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
104 Dave Tataryn Goaltender Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Niagara Falls (OHA)
105 Ric Jordan Defence Flag of Canada Montreal Canadiens Boston University (ECAC)
106 Pierre Brind'Amour Left wing Flag of Canada New York Rangers Montreal (OHA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round nine Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
107 Luc Nadeau Centre Flag of Canada Buffalo Sabres Drummondville (WMJHL)
108 Bob Winograd Defence Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Colorado College (WCHA)
109 Jean Daigle Left wing Flag of Canada Philadelphia Flyers Sorel (QMJHL)
110 Ron Lemieux Defence Flag of Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
111 Mike Lampman Left wing Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Denver (WCHA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round ten Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
112 Jeff Rotsch Defence Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Wisconsin (WCHA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round eleven Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
113 Al Calver Defence Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Kitchener (OHA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round twelve Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
114 Jerry McDonald Defence Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues St. Francis Xavier (AUAA)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round thirteen Edit

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
115 Gerald Haines Flag of Canada St. Louis Blues Kenora Muskies (MJHL)
Reference: 1970 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.
= NHL All-Star [1] = Hall of Famers

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See also Edit

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 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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