The 1977 NHL Amateur Draft was held at the Mount Royal Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

Selections by round[edit | edit source]

Below are listed the selections in the 1977 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 Dale McCourt Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red Wings St. Catharines Fincups (OHA)
2 Barry Beck Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
3 Robert Picard Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
4 Jere Gillis Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
5 Mike Crombeen Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Cleveland Barons Kingston Canadians (OHA)
6 Doug Wilson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Ottawa 67's (OHA)
7 Brad Maxwell Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
8 Lucien DeBlois Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Sorel Éperviers (QMJHL)
9 Scott Campbell Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues London Knights (OHA)
10 Mark Napier Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Birmingham Bulls (WHA)
11 John Anderson Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
12 Trevor Johansen Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
13 Ron Duguay Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
14 Ric Seiling Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres St. Catharines Fincups (OHA)
15 Mike Bossy Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Laval National (QMJHL)
16 Dwight Foster Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
17 Kevin McCarthy Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Winnipeg Monarchs (WCHL)
18 Norm Dupont Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round two[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
19 Jean Savard Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks St. Catharines Fincups (OHA)
20 Miles Zaharko Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
21 Mark Lofthouse Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
22 Jeff Bandura Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
23 Daniel Chicoine Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Cleveland Barons Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
24 Bob Gladney Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Oshawa Generals (OHA)
25 Dave Semenko Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota Brandon (WCHL)
26 Mike Keating Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers St. Catharines (OMJHL)
27 Neil Labatte Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Toronto (OMJHL)
28 Red Laurence Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Kitchener (OMJHL)
29 Rocky Saganiuk Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Lethbridge (WCHL)
30 Jim Hamilton Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh London (OMJHL)
31 Brian Hill Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Medicine Hat (WCHL)
32 Ron Areshenkoff Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Medicine Hat (WCHL)
33 John Tonelli Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Houston (WHA)
34 Dave Parro Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Saskatoon (WCHL)
35 Tom Gorence Right wing Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Minnesota (WCHA)
36 Rod Langway Defence Flag of the United States United States Montreal New Hampshire (ECAC)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round three[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
37 Rick Vasko Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Peterborough (OMJHL)
38 Doug Berry Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Denver (WCHA)
39 Eddy Godin Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Quebec (QMJHL)
40 Glen Hanlon Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Brandon (WCHL)
41 Reg Kerr Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Cleveland Kamloops (WCHL)
42 Guy Lash Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Cleveland Winnipeg (WCHL)
43 Alain Côté Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Chicoutimi (QMJHL)
44 Steve Baker Goaltender Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Union (ECAC D-II)
45 Tom Roulston Centre Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Winnipeg (WCHL)
46 Pierre Lagace Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Quebec (QMJHL)
47 Randy Pierce Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Sudbury (OMJHL)
48 Kim Davis Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Flin Flon (WCHL)
49 Moe Robinson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Kingston (OMJHL)
50 Hector Marini Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Sudbury (OMJHL)
51 Bruce Andres Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders New Westminster (WCHL)
52 Mike Forbes Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Boston St. Catharines (OMJHL)
53 Dave Hoyda Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Portland (WCHL)
54 Gordie Roberts Defence Flag of the United States United States Montreal New England (WHA)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round four[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
55 John Hilworth Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Medicine Hat (WCHL)
56 Dave Morrow Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Calgary (WCHL)
57 Nelson Burton Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Quebec (QMJHL)
58 Murray Bannerman Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Victoria (WCHL)
59 John Baby Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Cleveland Sudbury (OMJHL)
60 Randy Ireland Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Portland (WCHL)
61 Kevin McCloskey Defence Flag of the United States United States Minnesota Calgary (WCHL)
62 Mario Marois Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Quebec (QMJHL)
63 Tony Currie Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Portland (WCHL)
64 Rob Holland Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Montreal (QMJHL)
65 Dan Eastman Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto London (OMJHL)
66 Mark Johnson Centre Flag of the United States United States Pittsburgh Wisconsin (WCHA)
67 Yves Guillemette Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Shawinigan (QMJHL)
68 Bill Stewart Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Niagara Falls (OMJHL)
69 Steve Stoyanovich Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders RPI (ECAC)
70 Brian McGregor Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Saskatoon (WCHL)
71 Rene Hamelin Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Shawinigan (QMJHL)
72 Jim Craig Goaltender Flag of the United States United States Atlanta Boston University (ECAC)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round five[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
73 Jim Korn Defence Flag of the United States United States Detroit Providence (ECAC)
74 Mike Dwyer Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Niagara Falls (OMJHL)
75 Denis Turcotte Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Quebec (QMJHL)
76 Steve Hazlett Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver St. Catharines (OMJHL)
77 Owen Lloyd Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Cleveland Medicine Hat (WCHL)
78 Gary Platt Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Sorel (QMJHL)
79 Bob Parent Defence Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Minnesota Kingston (OMJHL)
80 Benoit Gosselin Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
81 Bruce Hamilton Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Saskatoon (WCHL)
82 Curt Christofferson Defence Flag of the United States United States Atlanta Colorado College (WCHA)
83 John Wilson Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Windsor (OMJHL)
84 Julian Baretta Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Wisconsin (WCHA)
85 Warren Holmes Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Ottawa (OMJHL)
86 Rich Sirois Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Laval (QMJHL)
87 Markus Mattsson Goaltender Flag of Finland Finland New York Islanders Tampere Ilves (Finland)
88 Doug Butler Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Saint Louis (CCHA)
89 Dan Clark Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Kamloops (WCHL)
90 Gaetan Rochette Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Shawinigan (QMJHL)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round six[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
91 Jim Baxter Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Union (ECAC D-II)
92 Dan Lempe Centre Flag of the United States United States Colorado Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
93 Perry Schnarr Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Denver (WCHA)
94 Brian Drumm Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Peterborough (OMJHL)
95 Jeff Allan Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Cleveland Hull (QMJHL)
96 Jack O'Callahan Defence Flag of the United States United States Chicago Boston University (ECAC)
97 Jamie Gallimore Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota Kamloops (WCHL)
98 John Bethel Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Boston University (ECAC)
99 Gary McMonagle Centre Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Peterborough (OMJHL)
100 Bernard Harbec Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Laval (QMJHL)
101 Roy Sommer Left wing Flag of the United States United States Toronto Calgary (WCHL)
102 Greg Millen Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Peterborough (OMJHL)
103 Randy Rudnyk Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles New Westminster (WCHL)
104 Wayne Ramsey Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Brandon (WCHL)
105 Steve Letzgus Defence Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders Michigan Tech (WCHA)
106 Keith Johnson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Saskatoon (WCHL)
107 Alain Chaput Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Sorel (QMJHL)
108 Bill Himmelright Defence Flag of the United States United States Montreal North Dakota (WCHA)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round seven[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
109 Randy Wilson Left wing Flag of the United States United States Detroit Providence (ECAC)
110 Rick Doyle Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado London (OMJHL)
111 Rollie Boutin Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Lethbridge (WCHL)
112 Ray Creasy Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver New Westminster (WCHL)
113 Mark Toffolo Defence Flag of the United States United States Cleveland Chicoutimi (QMJHL)
114 Floyd Lahache Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
115 Jean-Pierre Sanvido Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
116 Bob Sullivan Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Chicoutimi (QMJHL)
117 Matti Forss Centre Flag of Finland Finland St. Louis Rauma (Finland)
118 Bob Gould Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta New Hampshire (ECAC)
119 Lynn Jorgenson Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Toronto (OMJHL)
120 Bob Suter Defence Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Wisconsin (WCHA)
121 Harald Luckner Centre Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Islanders Karlstad (Sweden)
122 Ralph Cox Right wing Flag of the United States United States Boston New Hampshire (ECAC)
123 Richard Dalpe Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
124 Richard Sevigny Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round eight[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
125 Ray Roy Centre Flag of the United States United States Detroit Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
126 Joe Contini Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado St. Catharines (OMJHL)
127 Brent Tremblay Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
128 Grant Eakin Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Cleveland Lethbridge (WCHL)
129 Jeff Geiger Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Ottawa (OMJHL)
130 Greg Tebbutt Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota Regina (WCHL)
131 Lance Nethery Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Cornell (ECAC)
132 Raimo Hirvonen Defence Flag of Finland Finland St. Louis Helsinki IFK (Finland)
133 Jim Bennett Left wing Flag of the United States United States Atlanta Brown (ECAC)
134 Kevin Howe Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Sault Ste. Marie (OMJHL)
135 Pete Peeters Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Medicine Hat (WCHL)
136 Clint Eccles Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Kamloops (WCHL)
137 Keith Hendrickson Defence Flag of the United States United States Montreal Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
138 Mario Claude Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
139 Mike Greeder Defence Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia St. Paul (MWJHL)
140 Mike Reilly Right wing Flag of the United States United States Montreal Colorado College (WCHA)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round nine[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
141 Kip Churchill Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Union (ECAC D-II)
142 Jack Hughes Defence Flag of the United States United States Colorado Harvard (ECAC)
143 Don Micheletti Left wing Flag of the United States United States Washington Minnesota (WCHA)
144 Steve Ough Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Laval (QMJHL)
145 Keith Hanson Defence Flag of the United States United States Minnesota Austin (MWJHL)
146 Alex Jeans Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Toronto (OUAA)
147 Bjorn Olsson Defence Flag of Sweden Sweden St. Louis Karlstad (Sweden)
148 Tim Harrer Right wing Flag of the United States United States Atlanta Minnesota (WCHA)
149 Ray Robertson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto St. Lawrence (ECAC)
150 Tom Bauer Left wing Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Providence (ECAC)
151 Michel Bauman Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Hull (QMJHL)
152 Barry Borrett Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Cornwall (QMJHL)
153 Bruce Crowder Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia New Hampshire (ECAC)
154 Sid Tanchak Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Clarkson (ECAC)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round ten[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
155 Lance Gattoni Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Toronto (OUAA)
156 Archie Henderson Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Victoria (WCHL)
157 Pete Raps Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Western Michigan (CCHA)
158 Rob Nicholson Defence Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia St. Paul (MWJHL)
159 Dave Isherwood Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Winnipeg (WCHL)
160 Mark Holden Goaltender Flag of the United States United States Montreal Brown (ECAC)
161 Steve Jones Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Ohio State (CCHA)
162 Craig Laughlin Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Clarkson (ECAC)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round eleven[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
163 Rob Plumb Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Kingston (OMJHL)
164 Mike Brown Right wing Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Western Michigan (CCHA)
165 Jim Trainor Defence Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Harvard (ECAC)
166 Barry Duench Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Kitchener (OMJHL)
167 Dan Poulin Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Chicoutimi (QMJHL)
168 Rod McNair Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Ohio State (CCHA)
169 Tom McDonell Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Ottawa (OMJHL)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round twelve[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
170 Alain Belanger Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
171 Mark Miller Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Michigan (WCHA)
172 Mike Laycock Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Brown (ECAC)
173 Cary Farelli Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Toronto (OMJHL)
174 Carey Walker Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal New Westminster (WCHL)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round thirteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
175 Dean Willers Right wing Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Detroit Union (ECAC D-II)
176 Mark Wells Centre Flag of the United States United States Montreal Bowling Green (CCHA)
177 Stan Palmer Defence Flag of the United States United States Montreal Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round fourteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
178 Roland Cloutier Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
179 Jean Belisle Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Chicoutimi (QMJHL)
180 Bob Daly Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Ottawa (OMJHL)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round fifteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
181 Ed Hill Right wing Flag of the United States United States Detroit Vermont (ECAC)
182 Bob Boileau Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Boston University (ECAC)
183 John Costello Centre Flag of the United States United States Montreal Lowell (ECAC D-II)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round sixteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
184 Val James Left wing Flag of the United States United States Detroit Quebec (QMJHL)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.

Round seventeen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
185 Grant Morin Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Calgary (WCHL)
Reference: 1977 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 26 December 2008.
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