Guy Lafleur, Marcel Dionne, & Jocelyn Guevremont celebrate their drafts.

The 1971 NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 10, 1971 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Selections by round[edit | edit source]

Below are listed the selections in the 1971 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 Guy Lafleur Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Québec Remparts (QMJHL)
2 Marcel Dionne Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red Wings St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
3 Jocelyn Guevremont Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
4 Gene Carr Centre Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
5 Rick Martin Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
6 Ron Jones Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
7 Chuck Arnason Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
8 Larry Wright Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Regina Pats (WCHL)
9 Pierre Plante Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
10 Steve Vickers Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
11 Murray Wilson Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Ottawa 67's (OHA)
12 Dan Spring Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
13 Steve Durbano Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
14 Terry O'Reilly Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Oshawa Generals (OHA)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round two[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
15 Ken Baird Defence Flag of Canada.jpg California Golden Seals Flin Flon (WCHL)
16 Henry Boucha Centre Flag of the United States United States Detroit Red Wings Team USA
17 Bobby Lalonde Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Montreal (OHA)
18 Brian McKenzie Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins St Catharines (OHA)
19 Craig Ramsay Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Peterborough (OHA)
20 Larry Robinson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Kitchener (OHA)
21 Rod Norrish Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Regina (WCHL)
22 Rick Kehoe Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Hamilton (OHA)
23 Dave Fortier Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs St Catharines (OHA)
24 Michel DeGuise Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Sorel (QMJHL)
25 Terry French Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Ottawa (OHA)
26 Dave Kryskow Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton (WCHL)
27 Tom Williams Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Hamilton (OHA)
28 Curt Ridley Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Portage Terriers (MJHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round three[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
29 Rich Leduc Centre Flag of Canada.jpg California Golden Seals Trois Rivieres (QMJHL)
30 Ralph Hopiavouri Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Toronton (OHA)
31 Jim Cahoon Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens North Dakota (WCHA)
32 Joe Noris Defence Flag of the United States United States Pittsburgh Penguins Toronto (OHA)
33 Bill Hajt Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Saskatoon (WCHL)
34 Vic Venasky Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Denver (WCHA)
35 Ron Wilson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Flin Flon (WCHL)
36 Glen Irwin Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Estevan (WCHL)
37 Gavin Kirk Centre Flag of Great Britain.gif Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto (OHA)
38 John Garret Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Peterborough (OHA)
39 Richard Lemieux Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Montreal (OHA)
40 Bob Peppler Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks St Catharines (OHA)
41 Terry West Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers London (OHA)
42 Dave Bonter Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Estevan (WCHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round four[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
43 Hartland Monahan Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg California Golden Seals Montreal (OHA)
44 George Hulme Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red Wings St Catharines (OHA)
45 Ed Sidebottom Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Estevan (WCHL)
46 Gerry Methe Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Oshawa (OHA)
47 Bob Richer Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
48 Neil Komadoski Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Winipeg (WCHL)
49 Mike Legge Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Winipeg (WCHL)
50 Ted Scharf Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Kitchener (OHA)
51 Rick Cunningham Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Peterborough (OHA)
52 Derek Harker Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Edmonton (WCHL)
53 Greg Hubick Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
54 Clyde Simon Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks St Catharines (OHA)
55 Jerry Butler Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Hamilton (OHA)
56 Dave Hynes Left wing Flag of the United States United States Boston Bruins Harvard (ECAC)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round five[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
57 Ray Belanger Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg California Golden Seals Shawinigan (QMJHL)
58 Earl Anderson Right wing Flag of the United States United States Detroit Red Wings North Dakota (WCHA)
59 Mike McNiven Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Halifax (NSJHL)
60 Dave Murphy Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins North Dakota (WCHA)
61 Steve Warr Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Clarkson (ECAC)
62 Gary Crosby Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Michigan Tech (WCHA)
63 Brian McBratney Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars St Catharines (OHA)
64 Don McCullouch Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Niagara Falls (OHA)
65 Bob Sykes Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Sudbury (NOHA)
66 Wayne Gibbs Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Calgary (WCHL)
67 Mike Busniuk Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Denver (WCHA)
68 Dean Blais Left wing Flag of the United States United States Chicago Black Hawks Minnesota (WCHA)
69 Fraser Robertson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Lethbridge (AJHL)
70 Bert Scott Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Edmonton (WCHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round six[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
71 Gerry Egers Defence Flag of Canada.jpg California Golden Seals Sudbury (NOHA)
72 Charlie Shaw Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red Wings Toronto (OHA)
73 Tim Steeves Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Prince Edward (MaJHL)
74 Ian Williams Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Notre Dame (NCAA)
75 Pierre Duguay Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Quebec (QMJHL)
76 Camille LaPierre Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Montreal (OHA)
77 Alan Globensky Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Montreal (OHA)
78 Yvon Bilodeau Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Estevan (WCHL)
79 Mike Ruest Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Cornwall (QMJHL)
80 Bernie Doan Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Calgary (WCHL)
81 Ross Butler Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Winnipeg (WCHL)
82 Jim Johnston Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Wisconsin (WCHA)
83 Wayne Wood Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Montreal (OHA)
84 Bob McMahon Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins St Catharines (OHA)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round seven[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
85 Al Simmons Defence Flag of Canada.jpg California Golden Seals Winnipeg (WCHL)
86 Jim Nahrgang Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red Wings Michigan Tech (WCHA)
87 Bill Green Defence Flag of the United States United States Vancouver Canucks Notre Dame (NCAA)
88 Doug Elliott Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Harvard (ECAC)
89 Peter Harasym Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Clarkson (ECAC)
90 Norm Dube Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
91 Bruce Abbey Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Peterborough (OHA)
92 Bobby Gerard Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Regina (WCHL)
93 Dale Smedsmo Left wing Flag of the United States United States Toronto Maple Leafs Bemidji State (NCAA)
94 Dave Smith Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Regina (WCHL)
95 Peter Sullivan Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Oshawa (OHA)
96 Doug Keeler Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Ottawa (OHA)
97 Jean-Denis Royal Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers St Jerome (QMJHL)
98 Steve Johnson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Verdun (QMJHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round eight[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
99 Angus Beck Centre Flag of Canada.jpg California Golden Seals Charlottetown (MaJHL)
100 Bob Boyd Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red Wings Michigan State (WCHA)
101 Norm Cherrey Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Wisconsin (WCHA)
102 Bob Murphy Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Cornwall (QMJHL)
103 Lorne Stamler Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Michigan Tech (WCHA)
104 Rod Lyons Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg California Golden Seals Halifax (NSJHL)
105 Russ Friesen Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Hamilton (OHA)
106 Jerome Mrazek Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
107 Bob Burns Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Canadian Army
108 Jim Collins Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Flin Flon (WCHL)
109 Gene Sobchuk Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Regina (WCHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round nine[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
110 Jim Ivison Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Brandon (WCHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round ten[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
111 Andre Peloffy Centre Flag of France France New York Rangers Rosemount (QMJHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round eleven[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
112 Elston Evoy Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Sault St. Marie (NOHA)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round tweleve[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
113 Mike Antonovich Centre Flag of the United States United States Minnesota North Stars Minnesota (WCHA)
114 Gerry Lecomte Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round thirteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
115 Wayne Forsey Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Swift Current (WCHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round fourteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
116 Bill Forrest Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Hamilton (OHA)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.

Round fifteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
117 Rich Coutu Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Rosemount (QMJHL)
Reference: 1971 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.
= NHL All-Star [1] = Hall of Famers

Regina Pats Draftees[edit | edit source]


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.

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