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1968 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s) June 13, 1968
Location Montreal, Quebec
Overview
First selection Flag of Canada Michel Plasse
Selected by: Montreal Canadiens
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The 1968 NHL Amateur Draft was held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Selections by round

Below are listed the selections in the 1968 NHL Entry Draft.

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

Round one

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Michel Plasse Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Drummondville Rangers (QJHL)
2 Roger Belisle Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Montreal North Castors (MetMtlHL)
3 Jim Pritchard Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
4 Garry Swain Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
5 Jim Benzelock Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
6 Gary Edwards Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
7 Jim McInally Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
8 Lew Morrison Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
9 John Marks Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks North Dakota Fighting Sioux (NCAA)
10 Brad Selwood Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
11 Steve Andrascik Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red Wings Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
12 Danny Schock Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
Reference: 1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round two

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
13 Doug Smith Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Oakland Seals Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
14 Ron Snell Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Regina Pats (WCHL)
15 Marc Rioux Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Verdun Maple Leafs (QJHL)
16 Curt Bennett Left wing Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Brown Bears (NCAA)
17 Herb Boxer Right wing Flag of the United States United States Detroit Red Wings Michigan Tech Huskies (NCAA)
18 Fraser Rice Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Halifax (Junior)
19 Bruce Buchanan Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Weyburn Red Wings (WCHL)
Reference: 1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.

Round three

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
20 Jim Trewin Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Oakland Seals Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
21 Dave Simpson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Port Arthur (TBJHL)
22 Glen Lindsay Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
23 Don Grierson Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens North Bay Trappers (NOJHL)
24 Brian St. John Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Toronto Varsity Blues (CIAU)
Reference: 1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2008.
= NHL All-Star [1] = Hall of Famers

References

  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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