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1975 WHA Amateur Draft

1975 WHA Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s)May 22, 1975[1]
Overview
First selection Claude Larose
Selected by: Cincinnati Stingers

The 1975 WHA Amateur Draft was the third draft held by the World Hockey Association.

1975 WHA Amateur Draft Intro articles: 2

Selections by Round

Below are listed the selections in the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft.

Selections By Round

Round 1

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
1 Claude Larose (LW)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
2 Bryan Maxwell (D)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
3 Don Ashby (C)  Canada Michigan Stags Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
4 Mel Bridgman (C)  Canada Denver Spurs Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
5 Ralph Klassen (F)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
6 Barry Dean (LW)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
7 Denny McLean (LW)  Canada Calgary Cowboys Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
8 Brad Gassoff (LW)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
9 Greg Vaydik (F)  Canada Phoenix Roadrunners Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
10 Greg Hickey (LW)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Hamilton Fincups (OHA)
11 Rick Lapointe (D)  Canada Toronto Toros Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
12 Jamie Masters (D)  Canada San Diego Mariners Ottawa 67's (OHA)
13 Terry McDonald (C)  Canada New England Whalers Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
14 Pierre Mondou (F)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
15 Richard Mulhern (D)  Canada Houston Aeros Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)

Round 2

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
16 Bob Sauve (G)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Laval National (QMJHL)
17 Don Cairns (LW)  Canada Michigan Stags Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
18 Robin Sadler (D)  Austria Michigan Stags Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
19 Mal Zinger (F)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
20 Kelly Greenbank (RW)  Austria Cleveland Crusaders Winnipeg Clubs (WCHL)
21 Peter Morris (LW)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
22 Russ Anderson (D)  United States Winnipeg Jets University of Minnesota (WCHA)
23 Neil Lyseng (RW)  Canada Phoenix Roadrunners Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
24 Mike O'Connell (D)  United States Phoenix Roadrunners Kingston Canadians (OHA)
25 Kim Clackson (D)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
26 Jerry Rollins (D)  Canada Toronto Toros Winnipeg Clubs (WCHL)
27 Rick Adduono (C)  Canada San Diego Mariners St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
28 Danny Arndt (LW)  Canada New England Whalers Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
29 Doug Halward (D)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Peterborough Petes (OHA)
30 Doug Jarvis (C)  Canada Houston Aeros Peterborough Petes (OHA)

Round 3

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
31 Larry Hendrick (G)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
32 Clark Hamilton (C)  United States Indianapolis Racers University of Notre Dame (WCHA)
33 Gordon Laxton (G)  Canada Michigan Stags New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
34 Ron Delorme (RW)  Canada Denver Spurs Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
35 Ed Staniowski (G)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders Regina Pats (WCHL)
36 Barry Smith (C)  Canada Edmonton Oilers New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
37 Alex Pirus (C)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of Notre Dame (WCHA)
38 Glen Richardson (LW)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Hamilton Fincups (OHA)
39 Blair Davidson (D)  Canada Phoenix Roadrunners Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
40 Greg Neeld (D)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
41 Paul Heaver (D)  Canada Toronto Toros Oshawa Generals (OHA)
42 Bob Watson (RW)  Canada San Diego Mariners Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
43 Matti Hagman (C)  Finland New England Whalers HIFK (SM-sarja)
44 Pierre Giroux (LW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Hull Festivals (QMJHL)
45 Kevin Campbell (D)  Canada Houston Aeros St. Lawrence University (ECAC)

Round 4

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
46 Norm LaPointe (G)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Trois-Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
47 Blair MacKasey (D)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
48 Rick Bourbonnais (RW)  Canada Michigan Stags Ottawa 67's (OHA)
49 Andre Leduc (D)  Canada Denver Spurs Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
50 Peter Scamurra (D)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders Peterborough Petes (OHA)
51 Stu Younger (F)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Michigan Tech University (WCHA)
52 Rick Piche (D)  Canada Calgary Cowboys Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
53 Ted Long (LW)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Hamilton Fincups (OHA)
54 Roger Swanson (G)  Canada Phoenix Roadrunners Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
55 Bob Hoffmeyer (D)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
56 Ken Breitenbach (D)  Canada Toronto Toros St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
57 Dan Blair (RW)  Canada San Diego Mariners Ottawa 67's (OHA)
58 Derek Spring (F)  Canada New England Whalers Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
59 Ted Bulley (LW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Hull Festivals (QMJHL)
60 Dave Salvian (LW)  Canada Houston Aeros St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)

Round 5

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
61 Paul Harrison (G)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Oshawa Generals (OHA)
62 Rick Bowness (C)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
63 Dale Ross (F)  Canada Michigan Stags Ottawa 67's (OHA)
64 Nick Sanza (G)  Canada Denver Spurs Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
65 Dennis Maruk (F)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders London Knights (OHA)
66 Jim Ofrim (F)  Canada Edmonton Oilers University of Alberta (CWUAA)
67 Terry Bucyk (RW)  Canada Calgary Cowboys Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
68 Mike Sleep (RW)  Canada Phoenix Roadrunners New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
69 Jim Minor (C)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Regina Pats (WCHL)
70 Mario Viens (G)  Canada Toronto Toros Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
71 Craig Crawford (C)  Canada San Diego Mariners Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
72 Gary McFadyen (RW)  Canada New England Whalers Hull Festivals (QMJHL)
73 Andre LePage (G)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
74 Paul Crowley (RW)  Canada Houston Aeros Sudbury Wolves (OHA)

Round 6

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
75 Jackie Laine (F)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Bowling Green State University (CCHA)
76 Eric Sanderson (LW)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
77 Greg Miazga (F)  Canada Denver Spurs Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
78 Joe Augustine (D)  United States Cleveland Crusaders Austin Mavericks (MidJHL)
79 Bob Sunderland (D)  United States Edmonton Oilers Boston University (ECAC)
80 Pat Hughes (F)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of Michigan (WCHA)
81 Nick Bobstock  Canada Winnipeg Jets Acadia University
82 Dana Decker (LW)  United States Phoenix Roadrunners Michigan Tech University (WCHA)
83 Brian Shmyr (C)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
84 Paul Woods (F)  Canada Toronto Toros Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHA)
85 Alex Tidey (RW)  Canada San Diego Mariners Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
86 Terry Martin (F)  Canada New England Whalers London Knights (OHA)
87 Jean Trottier (C)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Laval National (QMJHL)
88 Bill Cheropita (G)  Canada Houston Aeros St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)

Round 7

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
89 Gary Carr (G)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
90 Doug Young (D)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Michigan Tech University (WCHA)
91 Rick Martin (RW)  Canada Denver Spurs London Knights (OHA)
92 Michel Lachance (D)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
93 Dave Bell (F)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Harvard University (ECAC)
94 Greg Smith (D)  Canada Calgary Cowboys Colorado College (WCHA)
95 Dale McMullin (LW)  Canada Phoenix Roadrunners Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
96 Marc Tessier (C)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
97 Byron Shutt (F)  Canada Toronto Toros Bowling Green State University (CCHA)
98 Rick Lalonde (D)  Canada San Diego Mariners Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
99 John Tweedle (F)  Canada New England Whalers Lake Superior State University (CCHA)
100 Mike Backman (RW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
101 John Glynne (D)  United States Houston Aeros University of Vermont (ECAC)

Round 8

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
102 Greg Clause (RW)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Hamilton Fincups (OHA)
103 Stan Jonathan (LW)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Peterborough Petes (OHA)
104 Joe Fortunato (LW)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
105 Sidney Veysey (C)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
106 Doug Lindskog (LW)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of Michigan (WCHA)
107 Gary Morrison (F)  United States Phoenix Roadrunners University of Michigan (WCHA)
108 Bob McNeice (LW)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
109 Jean-Luc Phaneuf (C)  Canada Toronto Toros Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
110 Kelly Secord (F)  Canada San Diego Mariners New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
111 Mike Harazny (D)  Canada New England Whalers Regina Pats (WCHL)
112 Michel Brisebois (F)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
113 Dave Taylor (F)  Canada Houston Aeros Clarkson University (ECAC)

Round 9

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
114 Yvon Disotell (F)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
115 Larry Huras (D)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
116 Viktor Khatulev (F)  Latvia Cleveland Crusaders Dynamo Riga (USSR)
117 Bob Russell (C)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
118 Paul Clarke (RW)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of Notre Dame (WCHA)
119 Jim Gustafson (LW)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
120 Dave Faulkner (C)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Regina Pats (WCHL)
121 Gilles Bilodeau (LW)  Canada Toronto Toros Sorel Black Hawks (QMJHL)
122 Alex Forsyth (F)  Canada San Diego Mariners Kingston Canadians (OHA)
123 Dave Norris (LW)  Canada New England Whalers Hamilton Fincups (OHA)
124 Michel Hamel (C)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Laval National (QMJHL)
125 Jim Maxfield (D)  Canada Houston Aeros Sudbury Wolves (OHA)

Round 10

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
126 Gary Burns (F)  United States Cincinnati Stingers University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
127 Kari Makkonen (F)  Finland Indianapolis Racers Assat Pori (SM-sarja)
128 Dave Bossy (D)  Canada Denver Spurs University of Notre Dame (WCHA)
129 Ari Kankaanpera (D)  Finland Cleveland Crusaders Ilves Tampere (SM-sarja)
130 Jean Thibodeau (F)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
131 Randy Koch (F)  United States Calgary Cowboys University of Vermont (ECAC)
132 Dag Bredberg (F)  Sweden Winnipeg Jets Farjestads BK (Sweden)
133 Denis Daigle (LW)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
134 Roger Dorey (F)  Canada Toronto Toros Kingston Canadians (OHA)
135 Don Edwards (G)  Canada San Diego Mariners Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
136 Paul Stevenson (F)  United States New England Whalers Brown University (ECAC)
137 Florent Fortier (F)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
138 Chad Campbell (LW)  Canada Houston Aeros University of Denver (WCHA)

Round 11

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
139 Bill Reber (RW)  United States Cincinnati Stingers University of Vermont (ECAC)
140 Michel Blais (D)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Kingston Canadians (OHA)
141 Andy Whitby (F)  Canada Denver Spurs Oshawa Generals (OHA)
142 Tom McNamara (G)  United States Cleveland Crusaders University of Vermont (ECAC)
143 Brian Petrovek (G)  United States Edmonton Oilers Harvard University (ECAC)
144 Dan Tsubouchi (RW)  Canada Calgary Cowboys St. Louis University (CCHA)
145 Emil Meszaros (F)  Sweden Winnipeg Jets Vastra Frolunda (Sweden)
146 Earl Sargent (W)  United States Minnesota Fighting Saints Fargo-Moorhead Sugar Kings (MidJHL)
147 Bob Ritchie (LW)  Canada Toronto Toros Sorel Black Hawks (QMJHL)
148 Dale Anderson (D)  Canada San Diego Mariners Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
149 Clark Jantzie (F)  Canada New England Whalers University of Alberta (CWUAA)
150 Bill Oleschuk (G)  Canada Houston Aeros Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)

Round 12

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
151 David McNab (G)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
152 Anders Steen (F)  Sweden Indianapolis Racers Farjestads BK (Sweden)
153 Rick Marsh (D)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders R.P.I. (ECAC)
154 Jim Montgomery (C)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Hull Festivals (QMJHL)
155 Bill Anderson (D)  Canada Calgary Cowboys St. Louis University (CCHA)
156 Torbjorn Nilsson (F)  Sweden Winnipeg Jets Skelleftea AIK (Sweden)
157 Richard Dutton (D)  Canada Minnesota Fighting Saints Laval National (QMJHL)
158 Bob Shaw (D)  Canada Toronto Toros Clarkson University (ECAC)
159 Bruce O'Grady (F)  Canada San Diego Mariners Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHA)
160 Jim Lundquist (D)  United States Houston Aeros Brown University (ECAC)

Round 13

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
161 Peter Shier (D)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Cornell University (ECAC)
162 Paul Evans (RW)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Peterborough Petes (OHA)
163 Dan Shearer (C)  Canada Cleveland Crusaders Hamilton Fincups (OHA)
164 Terry Angel (F)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Oshawa Generals (OHA)
165 Doug Hanson  Canada Calgary Cowboys
166 Bengt Lundholm (F)  Sweden Winnipeg Jets AIK IF (Sweden)
167 Tom Ulseth (C)  United States Minnesota Fighting Saints University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
168 Wayne Morrin (D)  Canada Toronto Toros Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
169 Rick St. Croix (G)  Canada Houston Aeros Oshawa Generals (OHA)

Round 14

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
170 Francois Robert (D)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
171 Rick Shinske (C)  Canada Edmonton Oilers New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
172 Darrell Ferner (C)  Canada Calgary Cowboys Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
173 Henry Taylor (RW)  United States Minnesota Fighting Saints St. Paul Vulcans (MidJHL)
174 Dave Hanson (D)  United States Toronto Toros Colorado College (WCHA)
175 Paul Jensen (D)  United States Houston Aeros Michigan Tech University (WCHA)

1975 WHA Amateur Draft Selections by Round articles: 187

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ottawa's Jamie Masters selected by San Diego". Ottawa Citizen. May 23, 1975. Retrieved December 14, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
Preceded by
1974 WHA Amateur Draft
WHA Draft
1975
Succeeded by
1976 WHA Amateur Draft
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