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1977 NHL Amateur Draft

This is the list of players selected in the 1977 NHL Amateur draft. There were 185 prospects selected across 17 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 Detroit Dale McCourt F St. Catharines Fincups [OHA] 532 194 284 478 124 1983-84
1 2 Colorado Barry Beck D New Westminster Bruins [WCHL] 615 104 251 355 1016 1989-90
1 3 Washington Robert Picard D Montreal Juniors [QMJHL] 899 104 319 423 1025 1989-90
1 4 Vancouver Jere Gillis F Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL] 386 78 95 173 230 1986-87
1 5 Cleveland Mike Crombeen F Kingston Canadians [OHA] 475 55 68 123 218 1984-85
1 6 Chicago Doug Wilson D Ottawa 67's [OHA] 1024 237 590 827 830 1992-93
1 7 Minnesota Brad Maxwell D New Westminster Bruins [WCHL] 612 98 270 368 1292 1986-87
1 8 NY Rangers Lucien DeBlois F Sorel Black Hawks [QMJHL] 993 249 276 525 814 1991-92
1 9 St. Louis Scott Campbell D London Knights [OHA] 80 4 21 25 243 1981-82
1 10 Montreal Mark Napier R Birmingham Bulls [WHA] 767 235 306 541 157 1988-89
1 11 Toronto John Anderson L Toronto Marlboros [OHA] 814 282 349 631 263 1988-89
1 12 Toronto Trevor Johansen D Toronto Marlboros [OHA] 286 11 46 57 282 1981-82
1 13 NY Rangers Ron Duguay C Sudbury Wolves [OHA] 860 274 346 620 582 1988-89
1 14 Buffalo Ric Seiling R St. Catharines Fincups [OHA] 738 179 208 387 573 1986-87
1 15 NY Islanders Mike Bossy F Laval National [QMJHL] 752 573 553 1126 210 1986-87
1 16 Boston Dwight Foster F Kitchener Rangers [OHA] 541 111 163 274 420 1986-87
1 17 Philadelphia Kevin McCarthy D Winnipeg Monarchs [WCHL] 537 67 191 258 527 1986-87
1 18 Montreal Norm Dupont L Montreal Juniors [QMJHL] 256 55 85 140 52 1983-84
                       
Round 2                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
2 19 Chicago Jean Savard F Quebec Remparts [QMJHL] 43 7 12 19 29 1979-80
2 20 Atlanta Miles Zaharko D New Westminster Bruins [WCHL] 129 5 32 37 84 1981-82
2 21 Washington Mark Lofthouse R New Westminster Bruins [WCHL] 181 42 38 80 73 1982-83
2 22 Vancouver Jeff Bandura D Portland Winter Hawks [WCHL] 2 0 1 1 0 1980-81
2 23 Cleveland Dan Chicoine R Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL] 31 1 2 3 12 1979-80
2 24 Toronto Bob Gladney D Oshawa Generals [OHA] 14 1 5 6 4 1983-84
2 25 Minnesota Dave Semenko L Brandon Wheat Kings [WCHL] 575 65 88 153 1175 1987-88
2 26 NY Rangers Mike Keating L St. Catharines Fincups [OHA] 1 0 0 0 0 1977-78
2 27 St. Louis Neil LaBatte Toronto Marlboros [OHA] 26 0 2 2 19 1981-82
2 28 Atlanta Don "Red" Laurence C Kitchener Rangers [OHA] 79 15 22 37 14 1979-80
2 29 Toronto Rocky Saganiuk R Lethbridge Broncos [WCHL] 259 57 65 122 201 1983-84
2 30 Pittsburgh Jim Hamilton L London Knights [OHA] 95 14 18 32 28 1984-85
2 31 Atlanta Brian Hill R Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL] 19 1 1 2 4 1979-80
2 32 Buffalo Ron Areshenkoff C Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL] 4 0 0 0 0 1979-80
2 33 NY Islanders John Tonelli C Houston Aeros [WHA] 1028 325 511 836 911 1991-92
2 34 Boston Dave Parro G Saskatoon Blades [WCHL] 77 0 2 2 6 1983-84
2 35 Philadelphia Tom Gorence R U. of Minnesota [WCHA] 303 58 53 111 89 1983-84
2 36 Montreal Rod Langway D U. of New Hampshire [ECAC] 994 51 278 329 849 1992-93
                       
Round 3                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
3 37 Detroit Rick Vasko D Peterborough Petes [OHA] 31 3 7 10 29 1980-81
3 38 Colorado Doug Berry C U. of Denver [WCHA] 121 10 33 43 24 1980-81
3 39 Washington Eddy Godin R Quebec Remparts [QMJHL] 27 3 6 9 12 1978-79
3 40 Vancouver Glen Hanlon G Brandon Wheat Kings [WCHL] 477 0 11 11 237 1990-91
3 41 Cleveland Reg Kerr D Kamloops Chiefs [WCHL] 263 66 94 160 169 1983-84
3 42 Cleveland Guy Lash R Winnipeg Monarchs [WCHL]
3 43 Montreal Alain Cote L Chicoutimi Sagueneens [QMJHL] 696 103 190 293 383 1988-89
3 44 NY Rangers Steve Baker G Union College [ECAC-2] 57 0 0 0 7 1982-83
3 45 St. Louis Tom Roulston R Winnipeg Monarchs [WCHL] 195 47 49 96 74 1985-86
3 46 Montreal Pierre Lagace C Quebec Remparts [QMJHL]
3 47 Colorado Randy Pierce R Sudbury Wolves [OHA] 277 62 76 138 223 1984-85
3 48 Pittsburgh Kim Davis C Flin Flon Bombers [WCHL] 36 5 7 12 51 1980-81
3 49 Montreal Moe Robinson D Kingston Canadians [OHA] 1 0 0 0 0 1979-80
3 50 NY Islanders Hector Marini F Sudbury Wolves [OHA] 154 27 46 73 246 1983-84
3 51 NY Islanders Bruce Andres L New Westminster Bruins [WCHL]
3 52 Boston Mike Forbes D St. Catharines Fincups [OHA] 50 1 11 12 41 1981-82
3 53 Philadelphia Dave Hoyda L Portland Winter Hawks [WCHL] 132 6 17 23 299 1980-81
3 54 Montreal Gordie Roberts D New England Whalers [WHA] 1097 61 359 420 1582 1993-94
                       
Round 4                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
4 55 Detroit John Hilworth D Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL] 57 1 1 2 89 1979-80
4 56 Vancouver Dave Morrow D Calgary Centennials [WCHL]
4 57 Washington Nelson Burton L Quebec Remparts [QMJHL] 8 1 0 1 21 1978-79
4 58 Vancouver Murray Bannerman G Victoria Cougars [WCHL] 289 0 10 10 37 1986-87
4 59 Cleveland John Baby D Sudbury Wolves [OHA] 26 2 8 10 26 1978-79
4 60 Chicago Randy Ireland G Portland Winter Hawks [WCHL] 2 0 0 0 0 1978-79
4 61 Minnesota Kevin McCloskey D Calgary Centennials [WCHL]
4 62 NY Rangers Mario Marois D Quebec Remparts [QMJHL] 955 76 357 433 1746 1991-92
4 63 St. Louis Tony Currie R Portland Winter Hawks [WCHL] 290 92 119 211 73 1984-85
4 64 Montreal Robert Holland G Montreal Juniors [QMJHL] 44 0 0 0 2 1980-81
4 65 Toronto Dan Eastman C London Knights [OHA]
4 66 Pittsburgh Mark Johnson F U. of Wisconsin [WCHA] 669 203 305 508 260 1989-90
4 67 Philadelphia Yves Guillemette G Shawinigan Dynamos [QMJHL]
4 68 Buffalo Bill Stewart D Niagara Falls Flyers [OHA] 260 7 64 71 424 1985-86
4 69 NY Islanders Steve Stoyanovich C R.P.I. [ECAC] 23 3 5 8 11 1983-84
4 70 Boston Brian McGregor C Saskatoon Blades [WCHL]
4 71 Philadelphia Rene Hamelin R Shawinigan Dynamos [QMJHL]
4 72 Atlanta Jim Craig G Boston University [ECAC] 30 0 1 1 11 1983-84
                       
Round 5                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
5 73 Detroit Jim Korn D Providence College [ECAC] 596 66 122 188 1801 1989-90
5 74 Colorado Mike Dwyer L Niagara Falls Flyers [OHA] 31 2 6 8 25 1981-82
5 75 Washington Denis Turcotte Quebec Remparts [QMJHL]
5 76 Vancouver Steve Hazlett L St. Catharines Fincups [OHA] 1 0 0 0 0 1979-80
5 77 Cleveland Owen Lloyd D Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL]
5 78 Chicago Gary Platt Sorel Black Hawks [QMJHL]
5 79 Minnesota Bob Parent Kingston Canadians [OHA]
5 80 NY Rangers Ben Gosselin L Trois Rivieres Draveurs [QMJHL] 7 0 0 0 33 1977-78
5 81 St. Louis Bruce Hamilton L Saskatoon Blades [WCHL]
5 82 Atlanta Curt Christopherson D Colorado College [WCHA]
5 83 Toronto John Wilson L Windsor Spitfires [OHA]
5 84 Los Angeles Julian Baretta G U. of Wisconsin [WCHA]
5 85 Los Angeles Warren Holmes C Ottawa 67's [OHA] 45 8 18 26 7 1983-84
5 86 Buffalo Rich Sirois G Laval National [QMJHL]
5 87 NY Islanders Markus Mattsson G Ilves Tampere [SM-liiga] 92 0 3 3 6 1983-84
5 88 Boston Doug Butler St. Louis University [CCHA]
5 89 Philadelphia Dan Clark D Kamloops Chiefs [WCHL] 4 0 1 1 6 1978-79
5 90 Montreal Gaetan Rochette Shawinigan Dynamos [QMJHL]
                       
Round 6                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
6 91 Detroit Jim Baxter G Union College [ECAC-2]
6 92 Colorado Dan Lempe C U. of Minnesota-Duluth [WCHA]
6 93 Washington Perry Schnarr L U. of Denver [WCHA]
6 94 Vancouver Brian Drumm L Peterborough Petes [OHA]
6 95 Cleveland Jeff Allan D Hull Olympiques [QMJHL] 4 0 0 0 2 1977-78
6 96 Chicago Jack O'Callahan D Boston University [ECAC] 389 27 104 131 541 1988-89
6 97 Minnesota Jamie Gallimore R Kamloops Chiefs [WCHL] 2 0 0 0 0 1977-78
6 98 NY Rangers John Bethel L Boston University [ECAC] 17 0 2 2 4 1979-80
6 99 St. Louis Gary McMonagle Peterborough Petes [OHA]
6 100 Atlanta Bernie Harbec C Laval National [QMJHL]
6 101 Toronto Roy Sommer C Calgary Centennials [WCHL] 3 1 0 1 7 1980-81
6 102 Pittsburgh Greg Millen G Peterborough Petes [OHA] 604 0 18 18 72 1991-92
6 103 Los Angeles Randy Rudnyk R New Westminster Bruins [WCHL]
6 104 Buffalo Wayne Ramsey D Brandon Wheat Kings [WCHL] 2 0 0 0 0 1977-78
6 105 NY Islanders Steve Letzgus D Michigan Tech [WCHA]
6 106 Boston Keith Johnson D Saskatoon Blades [WCHL]
6 107 Philadelphia Alain Chaput C Sorel Black Hawks [QMJHL]
6 108 Montreal Bill Himmelright D U. of North Dakota [WCHA]
                       
Round 7                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
7 109 Detroit Randy Wilson W Providence College [ECAC]
7 110 Colorado Rick Doyle C London Knights [OHA]
7 111 Washington Rollie Boutin G Lethbridge Broncos [WCHL] 22 0 1 1 6 1980-81
7 112 Vancouver Ray Creasy New Westminster Bruins [WCHL]
7 113 Cleveland Mark Toffolo D Chicoutimi Sagueneens [QMJHL]
7 114 Chicago Floyd Lahache D Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL]
7 115 Minnesota Jean-Pierre Sanvido G Trois Rivieres Draveurs [QMJHL]
7 116 NY Rangers Bob Sullivan L Chicoutimi Sagueneens [QMJHL] 62 18 19 37 18 1982-83
7 117 St. Louis Matti Forss F Lukko Rauma [SM-liiga]
7 118 Atlanta Bob Gould F U. of New Hampshire [ECAC] 697 145 159 304 572 1989-90
7 119 Toronto Lynn Jorgenson L Toronto Marlboros [OHA]
7 120 Los Angeles Bob Suter D U. of Wisconsin [WCHA]
7 121 NY Islanders Harald Luckner Sweden
7 122 Boston Ralph Cox W U. of New Hampshire [ECAC]
7 123 Philadelphia Richard Dalpe Trois Rivieres Draveurs [QMJHL]
7 124 Montreal Richard Sevigny G Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL] 176 0 1 1 94 1986-87
                       
Round 8                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
8 125 Detroit Ray Roy C Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL]
8 126 Colorado Joe Contini C St. Catharines Fincups [OHA] 68 17 21 38 34 1980-81
8 127 Washington Brent Tremblay D Trois Rivieres Draveurs [QMJHL] 10 1 0 1 6 1979-80
8 128 Cleveland Grant Eakin L Lethbridge Broncos [WCHL]
8 129 Chicago Jeff Geiger D Ottawa 67's [OHA]
8 130 Minnesota Greg Tebbutt D Victoria Cougars [WCHL] 26 0 3 3 35 1983-84
8 131 NY Rangers Lance Nethery F Cornell University [ECAC] 41 11 14 25 14 1981-82
8 132 St. Louis Raimo Hirvonen F Finland IFK
8 133 Atlanta Jimmy Bennett L Brown University [ECAC]
8 134 Toronto Kevin Howe D Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds [OHA]
8 135 Philadelphia Pete Peeters G Medicine Hat Tigers [WCHL] 488 0 14 14 212 1990-91
8 136 Philadelphia Clint Eccles C Kamloops Chiefs [WCHL]
8 137 Montreal Keith Hendrickson D U. of Minnesota-Duluth [WCHA]
8 138 Boston Mario Claude D Sherbrooke Castors [QMJHL]
8 139 Philadelphia Mike Greeder D St. Paul Vulcans [MidJHL]
8 140 Montreal Mike Reilly Colorado College [WCHA]
                       
Round 9                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
9 141 Detroit Kip Churchill C Union College [ECAC-2]
9 142 Colorado Jack Hughes D Harvard University [ECAC] 46 2 5 7 104 1981-82
9 143 Washington Don Micheletti W U. of Minnesota [WCHA]
9 144 Chicago Steve Ough Laval National [QMJHL]
9 145 Minnesota Keith Hanson D Austin Mavericks [MidJHL] 25 0 2 2 77 1983-84
9 146 NY Rangers Alex Jeans U. of Toronto [CIAU]
9 147 St. Louis Bjorn Olsson Farjestads BK Karlstad [SEL]
9 148 Atlanta Tim Harrer R U. of Minnesota [WCHA] 3 0 0 0 2 1982-83
9 149 Toronto Ray Robertson St. Lawrence University [ECAC]
9 150 Philadelphia Tom Bauer W Providence College [ECAC]
9 151 Philadelphia Michel Bauman D Hull Olympiques [QMJHL]
9 152 Montreal Barry Borrett G Cornwall Royals [QMJHL]
9 153 Philadelphia Bruce Crowder F U. of New Hampshire [ECAC] 243 47 51 98 156 1984-85
9 154 Montreal Sid Tanchak Clarkson University [ECAC]
                       
Round 10                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
10 155 Detroit Lance Gatoni U. of Toronto [CIAU]
10 156 Washington Archie Henderson R Victoria Cougars [WCHL] 23 3 1 4 92 1982-83
10 157 NY Rangers Peter Raps Western Michigan University [CCHA]
10 158 Philadelphia Rob Nicholson D St. Paul Vulcans [MidJHL]
10 159 Philadelphia Dave Isherwood C Winnipeg Monarchs [WCHL]
10 160 Montreal Mark Holden G Brown University [ECAC] 8 0 1 1 0 1984-85
10 161 Philadelphia Steve Jones G Ohio State University [CCHA]
10 162 Montreal Craig Laughlin R Clarkson University [ECAC] 549 136 205 341 364 1988-89
                       
Round 11                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
11 163 Detroit Rob Plumb C Kingston Canadians [OHA] 14 3 2 5 2 1978-79
11 164 NY Rangers Mike Brown D Western Michigan University [CCHA]
11 165 Philadelphia Jim Trainor D Harvard University [ECAC]
11 166 Philadelphia Barry Duench C Kitchener Rangers [OHA]
11 167 Montreal Dan Poulin D Chicoutimi Sagueneens [QMJHL] 3 1 1 2 2 1981-82
11 168 Philadelphia Rod McNair Ohio State University [CCHA]
11 169 Montreal Tom McDonell C Ottawa 67's [OHA]
                       
Round 12                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
12 170 Detroit Alain Belanger Trois Rivieres Draveurs [QMJHL]
12 171 NY Rangers Mark Miller F U. of Michigan [WCHA]
12 172 Philadelphia Mike Laycock G Brown University [ECAC]
12 173 Montreal Cary Farelli Toronto Marlboros [OHA]
12 174 Montreal Carey Walker G New Westminster Bruins [WCHL]
                       
Round 13                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
13 175 Detroit Dean Willers L Union College [ECAC-2]
13 176 Montreal Mark Wells C Bowling Green State University [CCHA]
13 177 Montreal Stan Palmer D U. of Minnesota-Duluth [WCHA]
                       
Round 14                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
14 178 Detroit Roland Cloutier C Trois Rivieres Draveurs [QMJHL] 34 8 9 17 2 1979-80
14 179 Montreal Jean Belisle G Chicoutimi Sagueneens [QMJHL]
14 180 Montreal Bob Daly G Ottawa 67's [OHA]
                       
Round 15                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
15 181 Detroit Ed Hill W U. of Vermont [ECAC]
15 182 Montreal Bob Boileau C Boston University [ECAC]
15 183 Montreal John Costello C U. of Lowell [ECAC-2]
                       
Round 16                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
16 184 Detroit Val James L Quebec Remparts [QMJHL] 11 0 0 0 30 1986-87
                       
Round 17                      
Round Num. Drafted By Player Pos Drafted From GP G A Pts PIM Last Season
17 185 Detroit Grant Morin R Calgary Centennials [WCHL]

Draft Stats

Total drafted players to play in NHL: 97

Percent of players to play in NHL: 52.4

Average NHL Career Games: 264

Average NHL Career Goals: 50

Average NHL Career Points: 133

Average NHL Career PIM: 235