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1968 NHL Amateur Draft

This is the list of players selected in the 1968 NHL Amateur draft. There were 24 prospects selected across 3 rounds. Also included is each player's career NHL totals. If a player has no totals listed, this means that he has not played in a regular season game in the NHL. You can click on the headings of the tables to sort the information.

Round 1           NHL Totals  
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
1 1 Montreal Michel Plasse G Drummondville Rangers [QJAHL] 299 0 9 9 62 1981-82
1 2 Montreal Roger Belisle C Montreal North Beavers
1 3 Montreal Jim Pritchard D Winnipeg Jets [WCHL]
1 4 Pittsburgh Garry Swain C Niagara Falls Flyers [OHA] 9 1 1 2 0 1968-69
1 5 Minnesota Jim Benzelock R Winnipeg Jets [WCHL]
1 6 St. Louis Gary Edwards G Toronto Marlboros [OHA] 286 0 7 7 48 1981-82
1 7 Los Angeles Jim McInally D Hamilton Red Wings [OHA]
1 8 Philadelphia Lew Morrison R Flin Flon Bombers [WCHL] 563 39 52 91 107 1977-78
1 9 Chicago John Marks D U. of North Dakota [WCHA] 657 112 163 275 330 1981-82
1 10 Toronto Brad Selwood D Niagara Falls Flyers [OHA] 163 7 40 47 153 1979-80
1 11 Detroit Steve Andrascik R Flin Flon Bombers [WCHL] 0 0 0 0 0 1971-72
1 12 Boston Danny Schock L Estevan Bruins [WCHL] 20 1 2 3 0 1970-71
                       
Round 2                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
2 13 Oakland Doug Smith C Winnipeg Jets [WCHL]
2 14 Pittsburgh Ron Snell R Regina Pats [WCHL] 7 3 2 5 6 1969-70
2 15 Minnesota Marc Rioux Verdun Maple Leafs [QPJHL]
2 16 St. Louis Curt Bennett C Brown University [ECAC] 580 152 182 334 347 1979-80
2 17 Detroit Herb Boxer R Michigan Tech [WCHA]
2 18 Boston Fraser Rice C Halifax Jr.
2 19 NY Rangers Bruce Buchanan D Weyburn Jr. A
                       
Round 3                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
3 20 Oakland Jim Trewin D Flin Flon Bombers [WCHL]
3 21 Pittsburgh Dave Simpson D Port Arthur Jr.
3 22 Minnesota Glen Lindsay G Saskatoon Blades [WCHL]
3 23 Montreal Don Grierson R North Bay Trappers [NOJHL]
3 24 Boston Brian St. John F U. of Toronto [CIAU]

Draft Stats

Total drafted players to play in NHL: 9

Percent of players to play in NHL: 37.5

Average NHL Career Games: 287

Average NHL Career Goals: 35

Average NHL Career Points: 86

Average NHL Career PIM: 117