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1977 WHA Amateur Draft

1977 WHA Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s)June 16, 1977[1]
Overview
First selection Scott Campbell
Selected by: Houston Aeros

The 1977 WHA Amateur Draft was the fifth and final draft held by the World Hockey Association.

1977 WHA Amateur Draft Intro articles: 2

Selections by Round

Below are listed the selections in the 1977 WHA Amateur Draft.

Selections By Round

Round 1

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
1 Scott Campbell (D)  Canada Houston Aeros London Knights (OHA)
2 Barry Beck (D)  Canada Calgary Cowboys New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
3 Ron Duguay (C)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
4 Mike Crombeen (F)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Kingston Canadians (OHA)
5 Doug Wilson (D)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Ottawa 67's (OHA)
6 Rod Langway (D)  United States Birmingham Bulls University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
7 Jere Gillis (F)  United States Cincinnati Stingers Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
8 Miles Zaharko (D)  Canada Winnipeg Jets New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
9 Lucien DeBlois (F)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Sorel Black Hawks (QMJHL)
10 Dwight Foster (F)  Canada Houston Aeros Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
11 Ron Areshenkoff (C)  Canada New England Whalers Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)

Round 2

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
12 Brad Maxwell (D)  Canada Birmingham Bulls New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
13 Tom Gorence (RW)  United States Calgary Cowboys University of Minnesota (WCHA)
14 John Anderson (LW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
15 Moe Robinson (D)  Canada New England Whalers Kingston Canadians (OHA)
16 Wayne Ramsey (D)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
17 Doug Berry (C)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of Denver (WCHA)
18 Dave Morrow (D)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
19 Randy Pierce (RW)  Canada New England Whalers Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
20 Benoit Gosselin (LW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Trois-Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
21 Dave Semenko (LW)  Canada Houston Aeros Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)

Round 3

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
22 Mark Johnson (F)  United States Birmingham Bulls University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
23 John Baby (D)  Canada New England Whalers Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
24 Kim Davis (C)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
25 Floyd Lahache (D)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
26 Bob Gladney (D)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Oshawa Generals (OHA)
27 Colin Ahern (C)  United States Cincinnati Stingers Providence College (ECAC)
28 Mark Lofthouse (RW)  Canada Winnipeg Jets New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
29 Tom Roulston (RW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Winnipeg Monarchs (WCHL)
30 Glen Hanlon (G)  Canada Houston Aeros Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)

Round 4

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
31 Norm Dupont (LW)  Canada Birmingham Bulls Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
32 Steve Stoyanovich (C)  Canada Calgary Cowboys R.P.I. (ECAC)
33 Neil LaBatte (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
34 Dan Clark (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
35 Dale McCourt (F)  Canada Indianapolis Racers St. Catharines Fincups (OHA)
36 Jeff Allan (D)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
37 Don Laurence (C)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
38 Robert Picard (D)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
39 Reg Kerr (D)  Canada Houston Aeros Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)

Round 5

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
40 Steve Baker (G)  United States Birmingham Bulls Union College (ECAC-2)
41 Perry Schnarr (LW)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of Denver (WCHA)
42 Rocky Saganiuk (RW)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
43 Brian Hill (RW)  Austria New England Whalers Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
44 Mike Bossy (F)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Laval National (QMJHL)
45 Jim Trainor (D)  United States Cincinnati Stingers Harvard University (ECAC)
46 Bill Stewart (D)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
47 Alain Cote (LW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
48 Kevin McCarthy (D)  Canada Houston Aeros Winnipeg Monarchs (WCHL)

Round 6

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
49 Greg Tebbutt (D)  Canada Birmingham Bulls Regina Pats (WCHL)
50 Don Micheletti (W)  United States Calgary Cowboys University of Minnesota (WCHA)
51 Julian Baretta (G)  United States Edmonton Oilers University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
52 Jim Korn (D)  United States New England Whalers Providence College (ECAC)
53 Rick Vasko (D)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Peterborough Petes (OHA)
54 Bill Himmelright (D)  United States Cincinnati Stingers University of North Dakota (WCHA)
55 Ric Seiling (RW)  Canada Winnipeg Jets St. Catharines Fincups (OHA)
56 Yves Guillemette (G)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
57 Markus Mattsson (G)  Finland Houston Aeros Ilves (Liiga)

Round 7

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
58 Bob Suter (D)  United States Birmingham Bulls University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
59 Doug Butler (D)  Canada Calgary Cowboys St. Louis University (CCHA)
60 Dave Hoyda (LW)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)
61 Steve Letzgus (D)  United States Calgary Cowboys Michigan Tech (WCHA)
62 Brian Drumm (LW)  Canada Indianapolis Racers Oshawa Generals (OHA)
63 Tom Byers (W)  United States Cincinnati Stingers Providence College (ECAC)
64 Jim Hamilton (LW)  Canada Winnipeg Jets London Knights (OHA)
65 Eddy Godin (RW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
66 Harald Luckner (F)  Sweden Houston Aeros Farjestads BK (Elitserien)

Round 8

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
67 Curt Christopherson (D)  United States Birmingham Bulls Colorado College (WCHA)
68 Jack O'Callahan (D)  United States Calgary Cowboys Boston University (ECAC)
69 Ray Creasy (F)  Canada Edmonton Oilers New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
70 Bobby Gould (F)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
71 Bob Boileau (C)  Canada Cincinnati Stingers Boston University (ECAC)
72 Warren Holmes (C)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Ottawa 67's (OHA)
73 Pierre Lagace (C)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
74 Matti Forss (F)  Finland Houston Aeros Lukko Rauma (Liiga)

Round 9

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
75 Jean Savard (F)  Canada Birmingham Bulls Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
76 Keith Hendrickson (D)  United States Calgary Cowboys University of Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
77 Guy Lash (RW)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Winnipeg Monarchs (WCHL)
78 Tim Harrer (RW)  United States Calgary Cowboys University of Minnesota (WCHA)
79 Jim Craig (G)  United States Cincinnati Stingers Boston University (ECAC)
80 Mike Keating (LW)  Canada Winnipeg Jets St. Catharines Fincups (OHA)
81 Dan Chicoine (RW)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
82 Mike Dwyer (LW)  Canada Houston Aeros Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)

Round 10

# Player Nationality WHA team College/junior/club team
83 Ken Linseman (F)  Canada Birmingham Bulls Kingston Canadians (OHA)
84 Bruce Crowder (F)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
85 Owen Lloyd (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
86 Mark Miller (F)  Canada Calgary Cowboys University of Michigan (WCHA)
87 David Kelley (D)  United States Cincinnati Stingers Princeton University (ECAC)
88 Murray Bannerman (G)  Canada Winnipeg Jets Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
89 Roland Cloutier (C)  Canada Quebec Nordiques Trois-Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
90 Dave Parro (G)  Canada Houston Aeros Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)

1977 WHA Amateur Draft Selections by Round articles: 145

See also

References

  1. ^ "Oilers Pick Campbell In WHA Amateur Draft". Playground Daily News. June 17, 1977. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
Preceded by
1976 WHA Amateur Draft
WHA Draft
1977
Succeeded by
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