The 1978 NHL Amateur Draft occurred at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec on June 15, 1978. It was the last draft to be called the "Amateur Draft" before the process was renamed to the NHL Entry Draft in 1979.

Selections by round[edit | edit source]

Below are listed the selections in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft.

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Round one[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Bobby Smith Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
2 Ryan Walter Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Seattle Breakers (WCHL)
3 Wayne Babych Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
4 Bill Derlago Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
5 Mike Gillis Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
6 Behn Wilson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
7 Ken Linseman Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Birmingham Bulls (WHA)
8 Dan Geoffrion Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
9 Willie Huber Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red Wings Hamilton Fincups (OMJHL)
10 Tim Higgins Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
11 Brad Marsh Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames London Knights (OMJHL)
12 Brent Peterson Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
13 Larry Playfair Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
14 Danny Lucas Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
15 Steve Tambellini Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
16 Al Secord Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Hamilton Fincups (OMJHL)
17 Dave Hunter Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
18 Tim Coulis Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Hamilton Fincups (OMJHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round two[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
19 Steve Payne Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
20 Paul Mulvey Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
21 Joel Quenneville Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Windsor Spitfires (OMJHL)
22 Curt Fraser Left wing Flag of the United States United States Vancouver Canucks Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
23 Paul MacKinnon Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
24 Steve Christoff Centre Flag of the United States United States Minnesota North Stars University of Minnesota (WCHA)
25 Mike Meeker Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
26 Don Maloney Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
27 Merlin Malinowski Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
28 Glenn Hicks Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Flin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)
29 Doug Lecuyer Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
30 Dale Yakiwchuk Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
31 Al Jensen Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Hamilton Fincups (OMJHL)
32 Tony McKegney Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
33 Mike Simurda Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
34 Randy Johnston Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
35 Graeme Nicolson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
36 Ron Carter Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round three[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
37 Gord Salt Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Michigan Tech (WCHA)
38 Glen Currie Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Laval National (QMJHL)
39 Steve Harrison Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
40 Stan Smyl Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
41 Paul Messier Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies University of Denver (WCHA)
42[ Richard David Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Trois Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
43 Ray Markham Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Flin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)
44 Dean Turner Defence Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers University of Michigan (WCHA)
45 Jay Johnston Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Hamilton Fincups (OMJHL)
46 Rick Paterson Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
47 Tim Bernhardt Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
48 Mark Kirton Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
49 Rob McClanahan Centre Flag of the United States United States Buffalo Sabres University of Minnesota (WCHA)
50 Glen Cochrane Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
51 Dwayne Lowdermilk Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Seattle Breakers (WCHL)
52 Brad Knelson Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
53 Doug Derkson Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round four[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
54 Curt Giles Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars University of Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
55 Bengt Gustafsson Right wing Flag of Sweden Sweden Washington Capitals Farjestads BK Karlstad (SEL)
56 Harald Luckner Centre Flag of Sweden Sweden Vancouver Canucks Färjestads BK Karlstad (SEL)
57 Brad Smith Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
58 Dave Watson Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
59 Dave Silk Right wing Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Boston University (ECAC)
60 Andre Dore Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
61 Shane Pearsall Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
62 Bjorn Skaare Centre Flag of Norway Norway Detroit Red wings Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
63 Brian Young Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
64 Jim MacRae Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames London (OMJHL)
65 Bob Parent Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
66 Mike Gazdic Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
67 Russ Wilderman Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Seattle Breakers (WCHL)
68 George Buat Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Seattle Breakers (WCHL)
69 Kevin Reeves Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round five[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
70 Roy Kerling Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Cornell University (ECAC)
71 Lou Franceschetti Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
72 Kevin Willison Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Billings Bighorns (WCHL)
73 Tim Thomlison Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies Billings Bighorns (WCHL)
74 Rod Guimont Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
75 Rob Garner Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Pittsburgh Penguins Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
76 Mike McDougal Right wing Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Port Huron Flags (IHL)
77 Paul Mancini Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
78 Ted Nolan Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
79 Mark Murphy Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
80 Gord Wappel Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames Regina Pats (WCHL)
81 Jordy Douglas Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Flin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)
82 Randy Ireland Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Flint Generals (IHL)
83 Brad Tamblyn Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Toronto Marlboros (OUAA)
84 Greg Hay Left wing Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders Michigan Tech (WCHA)
85 Daryl MacLeod Left wing Flag of the United States United States Boston Bruins Boston University (ECAC)
86 Mike Boyd Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round six[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
87 Bob Bergloff Defence Flag of the United States United States Minnesota North Stars University of Minnesota (WCHA)
88 Vince Magnan Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals University of Denver (WCHA)
89 Jim Nill Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
90 Gerry Minor Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Regina Pats (WCHL)
91 John Hynes Goaltender Flag of the United States United States Colorado Rockies Harvard University (ECAC)
92 Mel Hewitt Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Calgary Wranglers (WCHL)
93 Tom Laidlaw Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Northern Michigan University (CCHA)
94 Doug Keans Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
95 Sylvain Locas Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
96 Dave Feamster Defence Flag of the United States United States Chicago Black Hawks Colorado College (WCHA)
97 Greg Meredith Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames Notre Dame (WCHA)
98 Normand Lefebvre Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Trois Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
99 Cam MacGregor Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
100 Mark Taylor Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers University of North Dakota (WCHA)
101 Kelly Davis Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Flin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)
102 Jeff Brubaker Left wing Flag of the United States United States Boston Bruins Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
103 Keith Acton Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round seven[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
104 Kim Spencer Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
105 Mats Hallin Left wing Flag of Sweden Sweden Washington Capitals Sodertalje SK (SEL)
106 Steve Stockman Centre Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
107 Dave Ross Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
108 Andy Clark Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies Lake Superior State University (CCHA)
109 Paul MacLean Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
110 Dan Clark Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Milwaukee Admirals (IHL)
111 Don Waddell Defence Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Kings Northern Michigan University (CCHA)
112 Wes George Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
113 Dave Mancuso Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Windsor Spitfires (OMJHL)
114 Dave Hindmarch Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames University of Alberta (CWUAA)
115 John Scammell Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
116 Dan Eastman Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Saginaw Gears (IHL)
117 Mike Ewanouski Right wing Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers Boston College (ECAC)
118 Richard Pepin Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Laval National (QMJHL)
119 Murray Skinner Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins Lake Superior State University (CCHA)
120 Jim Lawson Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Brown University (ECAC)
Reference:1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round eight[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
121 Mike Cotter Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Bowling Green State University (CCHA)
122 Rich Sirois Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Milwaukee Admirals (IHL)
123 Denis Houle Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Hamilton Fincups (OMJHL)
124 Steve O'Neill Left wing Flag of the United States United States Vancouver Canucks Providence College (ECAC))
125 John Olver Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies University of Michigan (WCHA)
126 Jerry Price Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
127 Greg Kostenko Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Ohio State University (CCHA)
128 Rob Mierkalns Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Hamilton Fincups (OMJHL)
129 John Barrett Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Windsor Spitfires (OMJHL)
130 Sandy Ross Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Colgate University (ECAC)
131 Dave Morrison Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames Calgary Wranglers (WCHL)
132 Kevin Reinhart Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
133 Eric Strobel Centre Flag of the United States United States Buffalo Sabres University of Minnesota (WCHA)
134 Darre Switzer Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
135 Dave Cameron Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Prince Edward Island (AUAA)
136 Bobby Hehir Centre Flag of the United States United States Boston Bruins Boston College (ECAC)
137 Larry Landon Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (ECAC)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round nine[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
138 Brent Gogol Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Minnesota North Stars Billings Bighorns (WCHL)
139 Denis Pomerleau Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Trois Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
140 Tony Meagher Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Boston University (ECAC)
141 Charlie Antetomaso Defence Flag of the United States United States Vancouver Canucks Boston College (ECAC)
142 Kevin Krook Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Colorado Rockies Regina Pats (WCHL)
143 Rick Simpson Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
144 Brian McDavid Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
145 Rick Scully Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Brown University (ECAC)
146 Jim Malazdrewicz Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings St. Boniface Saints (MJHL)
147 Mark Locken Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
148 Doug Todd Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames University of Michigan (WCHA)
149 Mike Waghorne Defence Flag of the United States United States Toronto Maple Leafs University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
150 Eugene O'Sullivan Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Buffalo Sabres Calgary Wranglers (WCHL)
151 Greg Francis Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers St. Lawrence University (ECAC)
152 Paul Joswiak Goaltender Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders University of Minnesota (WCHA)
153 Craig MacTavish Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Boston Bruins University of Lowell (ECAC D-II)
154 Kevin Constantine Goaltender Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (ECAC)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round ten[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
155 Mike Seide Left wing Flag of the United States United States Minnesota North Stars Bloomington Junior Stars (USHL)
156 Barry Heard Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals London Knights (OMJHL)
157 Jim Lockhurst Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
158 Richard Martens Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Vancouver Canucks New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
159 Jeff Jensen Left wing Flag of the United States United States Colorado Rockies Lake Superior State University (CCHA)
160 Bob Froese Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
161 Mark Rodrigues Goaltender Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Yale University (ECAC)
162 Brad Thiessen Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
163 Geoff Shaw Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Hamilton Fincups (OMJHL)
164 Glenn Van Defence Flag of the United States United States Chicago Black Hawks Colorado College (WCHA)
165 Mark Green Centre Flag of the United States United States Atlanta Flames Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
166 Laurie Cuvelier Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Toronto Maple Leafs St. Francis Xavier University (AUAA)
167 Rick Berard Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Philadelphia Flyers St. Mary's University (AUAA)
168 Don Lucia Defence Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers Notre Dame (WCHA)
169 Scott Cameron Defence Flag of Canada.jpg New York Islanders Notre Dame (NCWCHAAA)
170 Dan Lerg Centre Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues University of Michigan (WCHA)
171 John Swan Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens McGill University (OUAA)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round eleven[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
172 Mark Toffolo Defence Flag of the United States United States Washington Capitals Port Huron Flags (IHL)
173 Risto Siltanen Defence Flag of Finland Finland St. Louis Blues Ilves (SM-l)
174 Bo Ericson Defence Flag of Sweden Sweden Colorado Rockies AIK (Allsvenskan)
175 Dan Hermansson Left wing Flag of Sweden Sweden St. Louis Blues Karlskoga (Sweden)
176 Steve Weeks Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Northern Michigan University (CCHA)
177 Jim Armstrong Left wing Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Kings Clarkson University (ECAC)
178 Carl Van Harrewyn Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
179 Darryl Sutter Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Chicago Black Hawks Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
180 Bob Sullivan Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Atlanta Flames Toledo Goaldiggers (IHL)
181 Jean-Francois Boutin Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Verdun Black Hawks (QMJHL)
182 Mark Berge Defence Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers University of North Dakota (WCHA)
183 Ken Moore Goaltender Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers Clarkson University (ECAC)
184 Christer Lowdahl Centre Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Islanders Örebro (Sweden)
185 John Sullivan Right wing Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Providence College (ECAC)
186 Daniel Metivier Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round twelve[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
187 Paul Hogan Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Regina Pats (WCHL)
188 Serge Menard Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
189 Steve Barger Right wing Flag of the United States United States Washington Capitals Boston College (ECAC)
190 Jari Viitala Centre Flag of Finland Finland Colorado Rockies Ilves (SM-liiga)
191 Don Boyd Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (ECAC)
192 Pierre Daigneault Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers St. Laurent College (CIAU)
193 Claude Larochelle Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Los Angeles Kings Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
194 Ladislav Svozil Left wing Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Detroit Red wings HC Vitkovice (Czechoslovakia)
195 Jim Olson Centre Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers St. Paul Vulcans (USHL)
196 Bernhard Englbrecht Goaltender Flag of West Germany West Germany Atlanta Flames Landshut EV (Germany)
197 Paul Stasiuk Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Providence College (ECAC)
198 Anton Stastny Left wing Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Philadelphia Flyers Bratislava (Slovakia)
199 Gunnar Persson Defence Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Islanders Brynäs IF (Elitserien)
200 Gerd Truntschka Centre Flag of West Germany West Germany St. Louis Blues Cologne (West Germany)
201 Viacheslav Fetisov Defence [[Image:{{{flag alias-1955}}}|22x20px|border|Flag of Soviet Union]] Soviet Union Montreal Canadiens CSKA Moscow (Russia)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round thirteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
202 Rod Pacholzuk Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals University of Michigan (WCHA)
203 Viktor Shkurdyuk Right wing [[Image:{{{flag alias-1955}}}|22x20px|border|Flag of Soviet Union]] Soviet Union St. Louis Blues Leningrad (USSR)
204 Ulf Zetterstrom Left wing Flag of Sweden Sweden Colorado Rockies Kiruna (Sweden)
205 Carl Bloomberg Goaltender Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues St. Louis University (CCHA)
206 Chris McLaughlin Defence Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Dartmouth College (ECAC)
207 Terry Kitching Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues St. Louis (CCHA)
208 Tom Bailey Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
209 Brian O'Connor Defence Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Boston University (ECAC)
210 Brian Crombeen Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
211 Mike Pidgeon Centre Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
212 Jeff Mars Right wing Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens University of Michigan (WCHA)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round fourteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
213 Wes Jarvis Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Windsor Spitfires (OMJHL)
214 John Cochrane Right wing Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Harvard University (ECAC)
215 Ray Irwin Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Washington Capitals Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
216 Joe Casey Defence Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Boston College (ECAC)
217 Todd Johnson Centre Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Boston University (ECAC)
218 Jim Farrell Centre Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Princeton University (ECAC)
219 Larry Lozinski Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Flin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)
220 Frank Johnson Defence Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Providence College (ECAC)
221 Blair Wheeler Defence Flag of Canada.jpg St. Louis Blues Yale University (ECAC)
222 Greg Tignanelli Left wing Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens Northern Michigan University (CCHA)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round fifteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
223 Dan McCarthy Centre Flag of Canada.jpg New York Rangers Sudbury Wolves (OMJHA)
224 Randy Betty Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
225 George Goulakos Left wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens St. Lawrence University (ECAC)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round sixteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
226 Brian Crawley Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings St. Lawrence University (ECAC)
227 Ken Moodie Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Colgate University (ECAC)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round seventeen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
228 Doug Feasby Centre Flag of Canada.jpg Detroit Red wings Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
229 Serge Leblanc Defence Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens University of Vermont (ECAC)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round eighteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
230 Bob Magnuson Centre Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens Merrimack College (ECAC D-II)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round nineteen[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
231 Chris Nilan Right wing Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens Northeastern University (ECAC)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round twenty[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
232 Rick Wilson Goaltender Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens St. Lawrence University (ECAC)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round twenty one[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
233 Louis Sleigher Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.

Round twenty two[edit | edit source]

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
234 Douglas Robb Right wing Flag of Canada.jpg Montreal Canadiens Billings Bighorns (WCHL)
Reference: 1978 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 11 January 2009.
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