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1973 NHL Amateur Draft

This is the list of players selected in the 1973 NHL Amateur draft. There were 168 prospects selected across 12 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 NY Islanders Denis Potvin D Ottawa 67's [OHA] 1060 310 742 1052 1356 1987-88
1 2 Atlanta Tom Lysiak F Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL] 919 292 551 843 569 1985-86
1 3 Vancouver Dennis Ververgaert R London Knights [OHA] 583 176 216 392 247 1980-81
1 4 Toronto Lanny McDonald F Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL] 1111 500 506 1006 899 1988-89
1 5 St. Louis John Davidson G Calgary Centennials [WCHL] 301 0 7 7 60 1982-83
1 6 Boston Andre Savard C Quebec Remparts [QMJHL] 790 211 271 482 411 1984-85
1 7 Pittsburgh Blaine Stoughton F Flin Flon Bombers [WCHL] 526 258 191 449 204 1983-84
1 8 Montreal Bob Gainey F Peterborough Petes [OHA] 1160 239 263 502 585 1988-89
1 9 Vancouver Bob Dailey D Toronto Marlboros [OHA] 561 94 231 325 814 1981-82
1 10 Toronto Bob Neely D Peterborough Petes [OHA] 283 39 59 98 266 1977-78
1 11 Detroit Terry Richardson G New Westminster Bruins [WCHL] 20 0 1 1 6 1978-79
1 12 Buffalo Morris Titanic L Sudbury Wolves [OHA] 19 0 0 0 0 1975-76
1 13 Chicago Darcy Rota F Edmonton Oil Kings [WCHL] 794 256 239 495 973 1983-84
1 14 NY Rangers Rick Middleton F Oshawa Generals [OHA] 1005 448 540 988 157 1987-88
1 15 Toronto Ian Turnbull D Ottawa 67's [OHA] 628 123 317 440 736 1982-83
1 16 Atlanta Vic Mercredi L New Westminster Bruins [WCHL] 2 0 0 0 0 1974-75
                       
Round 2                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
2 17 Montreal Glenn Goldup F Toronto Marlboros [OHA] 291 52 67 119 303 1981-82
2 18 Minnesota Blake Dunlop F Ottawa 67's [OHA] 550 130 274 404 172 1983-84
2 19 Vancouver Paulin Bordeleau C Toronto Marlboros [OHA] 183 33 56 89 47 1975-76
2 20 Philadelphia Larry Goodenough D London Knights [OHA] 242 22 77 99 179 1979-80
2 21 Atlanta Eric Vail F Sudbury Wolves [OHA] 591 216 260 476 281 1981-82
2 22 Montreal Peter Marrin C Toronto Marlboros [OHA]
2 23 Pittsburgh Wayne Bianchin L Flin Flon Bombers [WCHL] 275 68 41 109 137 1979-80
2 24 St. Louis George Pesut D Saskatoon Blades [WCHL] 92 3 22 25 130 1975-76
2 25 Minnesota John Rogers R Edmonton Oil Kings [WCHL] 14 2 4 6 0 1974-75
2 26 Philadelphia Brent Leavins F Swift Current Broncos [WCHL]
2 27 Pittsburgh Colin Campbell D Peterborough Petes [OHA] 636 25 103 128 1292 1984-85
2 28 Buffalo Jean Landry D Quebec Remparts [QMJHL]
2 29 Chicago Reg Thomas C London Knights [OHA] 39 9 7 16 6 1979-80
2 30 NY Rangers Pat Hickey F Hamilton Red Wings [OHA] 644 192 212 404 351 1984-85
2 31 Boston Jimmy Jones R Peterborough Petes [OHA] 148 13 18 31 68 1979-80
2 32 Montreal Ron Andruff C Flin Flon Bombers [WCHL] 153 19 36 55 54 1978-79
                       
Round 3                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
3 33 NY Islanders Dave Lewis D Saskatoon Blades [WCHL] 1008 36 188 224 953 1987-88
3 34 California Jeff Jacques R St. Catharines Black Hawks [OHA]
3 35 Vancouver Paul Sheard L Ottawa 67's [OHA]
3 36 Boston Doug Gibson C Peterborough Petes [OHA] 63 9 19 28 0 1977-78
3 37 Montreal Ed Humphreys G Saskatoon Blades [WCHL]
3 38 Los Angeles Russ Walker R Saskatoon Blades [WCHL] 17 1 0 1 41 1977-78
3 39 Detroit Nelson Pyatt C Oshawa Generals [OHA] 296 71 63 134 69 1979-80
3 40 Philadelphia Bob Stumpf D New Westminster Bruins [WCHL] 10 1 1 2 20 1974-75
3 41 Minnesota Rick Chinnick F Peterborough Petes [OHA] 4 0 2 2 0 1974-75
3 42 Philadelphia Mike Clarke C Calgary Centennials [WCHL]
3 43 Detroit Robbie Neale F Brandon Wheat Kings [WCHL]
3 44 Buffalo Andre Deschamps F Quebec Remparts [QMJHL]
3 45 Chicago Randy Holt D Sudbury Wolves [OHA] 395 4 37 41 1438 1983-84
3 46 NY Rangers John Campbell Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds [OHA]
3 47 Boston Al Sims D Cornwall Royals [QMJHL] 476 49 116 165 286 1982-83
3 48 St. Louis Bob Gassoff D Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL] 245 11 47 58 866 1976-77
                       
Round 4                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
4 49 NY Islanders Andre St. Laurent C Montreal Red White and Blue [QMJHL] 644 129 187 316 749 1983-84
4 50 California Ron Serafini D St. Catharines Black Hawks [OHA] 2 0 0 0 2 1973-74
4 51 Vancouver Keith Mackie D Edmonton Oil Kings [WCHL]
4 52 Toronto Frank Rochon L Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL]
4 53 Atlanta Dean Talafous F U. of Wisconsin [WCHA] 497 104 154 258 163 1981-82
4 54 Los Angeles Jim McCrimmon D Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL] 2 0 0 0 0 1974-75
4 55 Pittsburgh Dennis Owchar D Toronto Marlboros [OHA] 288 30 85 115 200 1979-80
4 56 Montreal Alan Hangsleben D U. of North Dakota [WCHA] 185 21 48 69 396 1981-82
4 57 Minnesota Tom Colley C Sudbury Wolves [OHA] 1 0 0 0 2 1974-75
4 58 Philadelphia Dale Cook F Victoria Cougars [WCHL]
4 59 Detroit Mike Korney D Winnipeg Jets [WCHL] 77 9 10 19 59 1978-79
4 60 Buffalo Yvon Dupuis F Quebec Remparts [QMJHL]
4 61 Chicago Dave Elliott C Winnipeg Jets [WCHL]
4 62 NY Rangers Brian Molvik D Calgary Centennials [WCHL]
4 63 Boston Steve Langdon R London Knights [OHA] 7 0 1 1 2 1977-78
4 64 Montreal Rich Latulippe F Quebec Remparts [QMJHL]
                       
Round 5                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
5 65 NY Islanders Ron Kennedy R New Westminster Bruins [WCHL]
5 66 California Jim Moxey F Hamilton Red Wings [OHA] 127 22 27 49 59 1976-77
5 67 Vancouver Paul O'Neil C Boston University [ECAC] 6 0 0 0 0 1975-76
5 68 Toronto Gord Titcomb St. Catharines Black Hawks [OHA]
5 69 Atlanta John Flesch L Lake Superior State University [CCHA] 124 18 23 41 112 1979-80
5 70 Los Angeles Dennis Abgrall R Saskatoon Blades [WCHL] 13 0 2 2 4 1975-76
5 71 Pittsburgh Guido Tenesi D Oshawa Generals [OHA]
5 72 St. Louis Bill Laing C Saskatoon Blades [WCHL]
5 73 Minnesota Lowell Ostlund D Saskatoon Blades [WCHL]
5 74 Philadelphia Michel Latrielle D Montreal Red White and Blue [QMJHL]
5 75 Detroit Blair Stewart F Winnipeg Jets [WCHL] 229 34 44 78 326 1979-80
5 76 Buffalo Bob Smulders F Peterborough Petes [OHA]
5 77 Chicago Dan Hinton F Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds [OHA] 14 0 0 0 16 1976-77
5 78 NY Rangers Pierre Laganiere R Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL]
5 79 Boston Peter Crosbie G London Knights [OHA]
5 80 Montreal Gerard Gibbons D St. Mary's University [CIAU]
                       
Round 6                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
6 81 NY Islanders Kevin Smith D Brown University [ECAC]
6 82 California Willie Trognitz F Thunder Bay Juniors
6 83 Vancouver Jim Cowell F Ottawa 67's [OHA]
6 84 Toronto Doug Marit D Regina Pats [WCHL]
6 85 Atlanta Ken Houston D Chatham Maroons [SOJHL] 570 161 167 328 624 1983-84
6 86 Los Angeles Blair MacDonald R Cornwall Royals [QMJHL] 219 91 100 191 65 1982-83
6 87 Pittsburgh Don Seiling F Oshawa Generals [OHA]
6 88 St. Louis Randy Smith L Edmonton Oil Kings [WCHL]
6 89 Minnesota David Lee L Ottawa 67's [OHA]
6 90 Philadelphia Doug Ferguson D Hamilton Red Wings [OHA]
6 91 Detroit Glen Cickello D Hamilton Red Wings [OHA]
6 92 Buffalo Neil Korzack F Peterborough Petes [OHA]
6 93 Chicago Garry Doerksen L Winnipeg Jets [WCHL]
6 94 NY Rangers Dwayne Pentland D Brandon Wheat Kings [WCHL]
6 95 Boston Jean-Pierre Bourgouyne Shawinigan Bruins [QMJHL]
6 96 Montreal Denis Patry F Drummondville Rangers [QMJHL]
                       
Round 7                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
7 97 NY Islanders Don Cutts G R.P.I. [ECAC] 6 0 0 0 6 1979-80
7 98 California Paul Tantardini L Downsview Beavers [OPJHL]
7 99 Vancouver Clay Hebenton G Portland
7 100 Toronto Dan Follett G Downsview Beavers [OPJHL]
7 101 Atlanta Tom Machowski D U. of Wisconsin [WCHA]
7 102 Los Angeles Roly Kimble G Hamilton Red Wings [OHA]
7 103 Pittsburgh Terry Ewasiuk L Victoria Cougars [WCHL]
7 104 St. Louis John Wensink L Cornwall Royals [QMJHL] 403 70 68 138 840 1982-83
7 105 Minnesota Lou Nistico L London Knights [OHA] 3 0 0 0 6 1977-78
7 106 Philadelphia Tom Young F Sudbury Wolves [OHA]
7 107 Detroit Brian Middleton U. of Alberta [CWUAA]
7 108 Buffalo Bob Young D U. of Denver [WCHA]
7 109 Chicago Wayne Dye New Westminster Bruins [WCHL]
7 110 NY Islanders Denis Anderson D New Westminster Bruins [WCHL]
7 111 Boston Walter Johnson R Oshawa Generals [OHA]
7 112 Montreal Michel Belisle F Montreal Red White and Blue [QMJHL]
                       
Round 8                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
8 113 NY Islanders Mike Kennedy R Kitchener Rangers [OHA]
8 114 California Bruce Greig L Vancouver Nats [WCHL] 9 0 1 1 46 1974-75
8 115 Vancouver John Senkpiel R Vancouver Nats [WCHL]
8 116 Toronto Les Burgess C Kitchener Rangers [OHA]
8 117 Atlanta Bob Law R U. of North Dakota [WCHA]
8 118 Detroit Dennis Polonich C Flin Flon Bombers [WCHL] 390 59 82 141 1242 1982-83
8 119 Pittsburgh Fred Comrie C Edmonton Oil Kings [WCHL]
8 120 St. Louis Jean Tetreault F Drummondville Rangers [QMJHL]
8 121 Minnesota George Beveridge Kitchener Rangers [OHA]
8 122 Philadelphia Norm Barnes D Michigan State University [WCHA] 156 6 38 44 178 1981-82
8 123 Detroit George Lyle F Michigan Tech [WCHA] 99 24 38 62 51 1982-83
8 124 Buffalo Tim O'Connell D U. of Vermont [ECAC-2]
8 125 Chicago Jim Koleff F Hamilton Red Wings [OHA]
8 126 NY Islanders Dennis Desgagnes C Sorel Black Hawks [QMJHL]
8 127 Boston Virgil Gates D Swift Current Broncos [WCHL]
8 128 Montreal Mario Desjardins F Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL]
                       
Round 9                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
9 129 NY Islanders Bob Lorimer D Michigan Tech [WCHA] 529 22 90 112 431 1985-86
9 130 California Larry Patey C Braintree Hawks [NEnHL] 717 153 163 316 631 1984-85
9 131 Vancouver Peter Folco D Quebec Remparts [QMJHL] 2 0 0 0 0 1973-74
9 132 Toronto Dave Pay C U. of Wisconsin [WCHA]
9 133 Atlanta Bob Bilodeau D New Westminster Bruins [WCHL]
9 134 Pittsburgh Gord Lane D New Westminster Bruins [WCHL] 540 19 94 113 1228 1984-85
9 135 Detroit Dennis O'Brien Laurentian University [CIAU]
9 136 Minnesota Jim Johnston C Peterborough Petes [OHA]
9 137 Philadelphia Dan O'Donohue D Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds [OHA]
9 138 Detroit Tom Newman D Kitchener Rangers [OHA]
9 139 Detroit Ray Bibeau Montreal Red White and Blue [QMJHL]
9 140 Chicago Jack Johnson U. of Wisconsin [WCHA]
9 141 Chicago Steve Alley L U. of Wisconsin [WCHA] 15 3 3 6 11 1980-81
9 142 Boston Jim Pettie G St. Catharines Black Hawks [OHA] 21 0 0 0 23 1978-79
9 143 Montreal Bob Wright F Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJAHL)
                       
Round 10                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
10 144 Toronto Lee Palmer Clarkson University [ECAC]
10 145 California Doug Mahood R Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds [OHA]
10 146 Vancouver Terry McDougall C Swift Current Broncos [WCHL]
10 147 Toronto Bob Peace C Cornell University [ECAC]
10 148 Atlanta Glen Surbey D Loyola University [CIAU]
10 149 Atlanta Guy Ross D Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL]
10 150 Pittsburgh Randy Aimoe D Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL]
10 151 Detroit Kevin Neville G Toronto Marlboros [OHA]
10 152 Minnesota Sam Clegg G Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL]
10 153 Philadelphia Brian Dick C Winnipeg Jets [WCHL]
10 154 Detroit Ken Gibb D U. of North Dakota [WCHA]
10 155 Detroit Mitch Brandt D U. of Denver [WCHA]
10 156 Chicago Rick Clubbe C U. of North Dakota [WCHA]
10 157 Boston Yvon Bouillon F Cornwall Royals [QMJHL]
10 158 Montreal Al Labrecque L Trois Rivieres Ducs [QMJHL]
                       
Round 11                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
11 159 Toronto Norm McLeod L Ottawa M and W Rangers [CJHL]
11 160 California Angie Moretto C U. of Michigan [WCHA] 5 1 2 3 2 1976-77
11 161 Minnesota Russ Wiechnik Calgary Centennials [WCHL]
11 162 Atlanta Greg Fox D U. of Michigan [WCHA] 494 14 93 107 637 1984-85
11 163 Minnesota Max Hansen L Sudbury Wolves [OHA]
11 164 Pittsburgh Don McLeod C Saskatoon Blades [WCHL]
11 165 Chicago Gene Strate D Edmonton Oil Kings [WCHL]
11 166 Montreal Gordon Halliday F U. of Pennsylvania [ECAC]
                       
Round 12                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
12 167 Montreal Robert "Cap" Raeder G U. of New Hampshire [ECAC]
12 168 Montreal Louis Chiasson F Trois Rivieres Ducs [QMJHL]

Draft Stats

Total drafted players to play in NHL: 70

Percent of players to play in NHL: 41.7

Average NHL Career Games: 322

Average NHL Career Goals: 70

Average NHL Career Points: 174

Average NHL Career PIM: 316