1966 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s) April 25, 1966
Location Montreal, Quebec
Overview
First selection Flag of Canada Barry Gibbs
Selected by: Boston Bruins
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The 1966 NHL Amateur Draft was held at the Mount Royal Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

Selections by round[edit | edit source]

Listed below are the selections in the 1966 NHL amateur draft.

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

Round one[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Barry Gibbs Defence Flag of Canada Canada Boston Bruins Estevan Bruins (SJHL)
2 Brad Park Defence Flag of Canada Canada New York Rangers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
3 Terry Caffery Centre Flag of Canada Canada Chicago Black Hawks Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
4 John Wright Centre Flag of Canada Canada Toronto Maple Leafs West Clair Gaels (OHA)
5 Phil Myre Goaltender Flag of Canada Canada Montreal Canadiens Shawinigan Bruins (QJHL)
6 Steve Atkinson Right wing Flag of Canada Canada Detroit Red Wings Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
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Round two[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
7 Rick Smith Defence Flag of Canada Canada Boston Bruins Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
8 Joey Johnston Left wing Flag of Canada Canada New York Rangers Peterborough Petes (OHA)
9 Ron Dussiaume Left wing Flag of Canada Canada Chicago Black Hawks Oshawa Generals (OHA)
10 Cam Crosby Left wing Flag of Canada Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
11 Maurice St. Jacques Centre Flag of Canada Canada Montreal Canadiens London Nationals (OHA)
12 Jim Whittaker Defence Flag of Canada Canada Detroit Red Wings Oshawa Generals (OHA)
[3]

Round three[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
13 Garnet Bailey Left wing Flag of Canada Canada Boston Bruins Edmonton Oil Kings (AJHL)
14 Don Luce Centre Flag of Canada Canada New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
15 Larry Gibbons Defence Flag of Canada Canada Chicago Black Hawks Markham Waxers (OHA)
16 Rick Ley Defence Flag of Canada Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
17 Jude Drouin Centre Flag of Canada Canada Montreal Canadiens Verdun Maple Leafs (QJHL)
18 Lee Carpenter Defence Flag of Canada Canada Detroit Red Wings Hamilton Red Wings (OHA
[4]

Round four[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
19 Tom Webster Right wing Flag of Canada Canada Boston Bruins Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
20 Jack Egers Right wing Flag of Canada Canada New York Rangers Kitchener Greenshirts (OHA)
21 Brian Morenz Left wing Flag of Canada Canada Chicago Black Hawks Oshawa Generals (OHA)
22 Dale MacLeish Centre Flag of Canada Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Peterborough Petes (OHA)
23 Bob Pate Defence Flag of Canada Canada Montreal Canadiens Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
24 Grant Cole Goaltender Flag of Canada Canada Detroit Red Wings St. Michael's Buzzers (OHA)
[5]
= NHL All-Star[1] = Hall of famers

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  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.
  2. 1966 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.
  3. 1966 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.
  4. 1966 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.
  5. 1966 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

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