The 1970 NHL Expansion Draft was held on June 9, 1970. The draft took place to fill the rosters of the league's two expansion teams for the 1970–71 season, the Buffalo Sabres and the Vancouver Canucks.

Draft ResultsEdit

Buffalo Sabres Vancouver Canucks
# Player Drafted from # Player Drafted from
1. Tom Webster (RW) Boston Bruins 2. Gary Doak (D) Boston Bruins
3. Al Hamilton (D) New York Rangers 4. Orland Kurtenbach (C) New York Rangers
5. Don Marshall (C) New York Rangers 6. Ray Cullen (C) Minnesota North Stars
7. Tracy Pratt (D) Pittsburgh Penguins 8. Pat Quinn (D) Toronto Maple Leafs
9. Jim Watson (D) Detroit Red Wings 10. Rosaire Paiement (C) Philadelphia Flyers
11. Francois Lacombe (D) Montreal Canadiens 12. Darryl Sly (D) Minnesota North Stars
13. Phil Goyette (C) St. Louis Blues 14. Jim Wiste (C) Chicago Black Hawks
15 Reg Fleming (D) Philadelphia Flyers 16. Dan Johnson (C) Toronto Maple Leafs
17. Mike McMahon, Jr. (D) Pittsburgh Penguins 18. Barry Wilkins (D) Boston Bruins
19. Skip Krake (C) Los Angeles Kings 20. Ralph Stewart (C) St. Louis Blues
21. Jean-Guy Lagace (D) Pittsburgh Penguins 22. Mike Corrigan (LW) Los Angeles Kings
23. Craig Cameron (RW) St. Louis Blues 24. Wayne Maki (LW) St. Louis Blues
25. Chris Evans (D) Toronto Maple Leafs 26. Ed Hatoum (RW) Detroit Red Wings
27. Doug Barrie (D) Pittsburgh Penguins 28. Poul Popiel (D) Detroit Red Wings
29. Gerry Meehan (LW) Philadelphia Flyers 30 Ron Ward (D) Toronto Maple Leafs
31. Paul Terbenche (D) Chicago Black Hawks 32John Schella (D) Montreal Canadiens
33. Brian Perry (LW) Oakland Seals 34 Bob Dillabough (C) Oakland Seals
35. Howie Menard (C) Oakland Seals 36. Garth Rizzuto (C) Chicago Black Hawks
38. Rocky Farr (G) Montreal Canadiens 37. Dunc Wilson (G) Philadelphia Flyers
40. Gary Edwards (G) St. Louis Blues 39. Charlie Hodge (G) Oakland Seals

Vancouver CanucksEdit


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