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National Hockey League - 1976 Round 1 Draft History


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 1 1 Washington Capitals Rick Green D London Knights OHA
A 1 2 Pittsburgh Penguins Blair Chapman R Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 1 3 Minnesota North Stars Glen Sharpley C Hull Festivals QMJHL
A 1 4 Detroit Red Wings Fred Williams C Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 1 5 Bjorn Johansson D Sweden
A 1 6 New York Rangers Don Murdoch R Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 1 7 St. Louis Blues Bernie Federko C Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 1 8 Atlanta Flames Dave Shand D Peterborough Petes OHA
A 1 9 Chicago Black Hawks Real Cloutier F Quebec Nordiques WHA
A 1 10 Atlanta Flames Harold Phillipoff W New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 1 11 Paul Gardner C Oshawa Generals OHA
A 1 12 Montreal Canadiens Peter Lee L Ottawa 67's OHA
A 1 13 Montreal Canadiens Rod Schutt L Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 1 14 New York Islanders Alex McKendry F Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 1 15 Washington Capitals Greg Carroll C Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 1 16 Boston Bruins Clayton Pachal C New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 1 17 Philadelphia Flyers Mark Suzor D Kingston Canadians OHA
A 1 18 Montreal Canadiens Bruce Baker Ottawa 67's OHA

1976 Round 2 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 2 19 Pittsburgh Penguins Greg Malone C Oshawa Generals OHA
A 2 20 St. Louis Blues Brian Sutter L Lethbridge Broncos WCHL
A 2 21 Los Angeles Kings Steve Clippingdale L New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 2 22 Detroit Red Wings Reed Larson D U. of Minnesota NCAA
A 2 23 Vern Stenlund C London Knights OHA
A 2 24 New York Rangers Dave Farrish D Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 2 25 St. Louis Blues John Smrke Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 2 26 Vancouver Canucks Bob Manno F St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA
A 2 27 Chicago Black Hawks Jeff McDill R Victoria Cougars WCHL
A 2 28 Atlanta Flames Bobby Simpson L Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 2 29 Pittsburgh Penguins Peter Marsh L Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 2 30 Toronto Maple Leafs Randy Carlyle D Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 2 31 Minnesota North Stars Jim Roberts L Ottawa 67's OHA
A 2 32 New York Islanders Mike Kaszycki F Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 2 33 Buffalo Sabres Joe Kowal L Hamilton Fincups OHA
A 2 34 Boston Bruins Lorry Gloeckner D Victoria Cougars WCHL
A 2 35 Philadelphia Flyers Drew Callander C Regina Pats WCHL
A 2 36 Montreal Canadiens Barry Melrose D Kamloops Chiefs WCHL

1976 Round 3 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 3 37 Washington Capitals Tom Rowe R London Knights OHA
A 3 38 Mike Kitchen D Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 3 39 Minnesota North Stars Don Jackson D Notre Dame NCAA
A 3 40 Detroit Red Wings Fred Berry C New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 3 41 Mike Fidler L Boston University NCAA
A 3 42 New York Rangers Mike McEwen D Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 3 43 St. Louis Blues Jim Kirkpatrick D Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 3 44 Vancouver Canucks Rob Flockhart L Kamloops Chiefs WCHL
A 3 45 Chicago Black Hawks Thomas Gradin F Modo Sweden
A 3 46 Atlanta Flames Rick Hodgson D Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 3 47 Pittsburgh Penguins Morris Lukowich L Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 3 48 Toronto Maple Leafs Alain Belanger R Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 3 49 Los Angeles Kings Don Moores C Kamloops Chiefs WCHL
A 3 50 New York Islanders Garth MacGuigan C Montreal Juniors QMJHL
A 3 51 Minnesota North Stars Ron Zanussi R London Knights OHA
A 3 52 Toronto Maple Leafs Gary McFadyen R Hull Festivals QMJHL
A 3 53 Philadelphia Flyers Craig Hamner D Mohawk Valley Comets NAHL
A 3 54 Montreal Canadiens Bill Baker D U. of Minnesota NCAA

1976 Round 4 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 4 55 Washington Capitals Al Glendenning D Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 4 56 St. Louis Blues Mike Liut G Bowling Green State University NCAA
A 4 57 Minnesota North Stars Mike Fedorko Hamilton Fincups OHA
A 4 58 Detroit Red Wings Kevin Schamehorn R New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 4 59 Warren Young F Michigan Tech NCAA
A 4 60 New York Rangers Claude Periard Trois Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL
A 4 61 St. Louis Blues Paul Skidmore G Boston College NCAA
A 4 62 Vancouver Canucks Elmer Ray L Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 4 63 Chicago Black Hawks Dave Debol C U. of Michigan NCAA
A 4 64 Atlanta Flames Kent Nilsson F Djurgardens IF Stockholm SEL
A 4 65 Pittsburgh Penguins Greg Redquest G Oshawa Generals OHA
A 4 66 Toronto Maple Leafs Tim Williams D Victoria Cougars WCHL
A 4 67 Los Angeles Kings Bob Mears G Kingston Canadians OHA
A 4 68 New York Islanders Ken Morrow D Bowling Green State University NCAA
A 4 69 Buffalo Sabres Henry Maze L Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 4 70 Boston Bruins Bob Miller W Ottawa 67's OHA
A 4 71 Philadelphia Flyers Dave Hynek D Kingston Canadians OHA
A 4 72 Montreal Canadiens Ed Clarey Cornwall Royals QMJHL

1976 Round 5 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 5 73 Washington Capitals Doug Patey Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 5 74 Rick McIntyre L Oshawa Generals OHA
A 5 75 Minnesota North Stars Phil Verchota F U. of Minnesota NCAA
A 5 76 Detroit Red Wings Dwight Schofield D London Knights OHA
A 5 77 Darcy Regier D Lethbridge Broncos WCHL
A 5 78 New York Rangers Doug Caines St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA
A 5 79 Cal Sandbeck U. of Denver NCAA
A 5 80 Vancouver Canucks Rick Durston L Victoria Cougars WCHL
A 5 81 Chicago Black Hawks Terry McDonald C Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 5 82 Atlanta Flames Mark Earp G Kamloops Chiefs WCHL
A 5 83 Pittsburgh Penguins Brendan Lowe Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 5 84 Toronto Maple Leafs Greg Hotham D Kingston Canadians OHA
A 5 85 Los Angeles Kings Robert Palmer D U. of Michigan NCAA
A 5 86 New York Islanders Mike Hordy D Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 5 87 Buffalo Sabres Ron Roscoe D Hamilton Fincups OHA
A 5 88 Boston Bruins Pete Vandemark F Oshawa Generals OHA
A 5 89 Philadelphia Flyers Robin Lang Cornell University NCAA
A 5 90 Montreal Canadiens Maurice Barrette G Quebec Remparts QMJHL

1976 Round 6 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 6 91 Washington Capitals Jim Bedard G Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 6 92 Larry Skinner C Ottawa 67's OHA
A 6 93 Minnesota North Stars Dave Delich C Colorado College NCAA
A 6 94 Detroit Red Wings Tony Horvath D Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 6 95 Jouni Rinne Lukko Rauma FNL
A 6 96 New York Rangers Barry Scully R Kingston Canadians OHA
A 6 97 St. Louis Blues Nels Goddard Michigan Tech NCAA
A 6 98 Vancouver Canucks Rob Tudor C Regina Pats WCHL
A 6 99 Chicago Black Hawks John Peterson G Notre Dame NCAA
A 6 100 Washington Capitals Don Wilson St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA
A 6 101 Pittsburgh Penguins Vic Sirko D Oshawa Generals OHA
A 6 102 Toronto Maple Leafs Dan Djakalovic F Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 6 103 Los Angeles Kings Larry McRae G Windsor Spitfires OHA
A 6 104 New York Islanders Yvon Vautour F Laval National QMJHL
A 6 105 Buffalo Sabres Don Lemieux D Trois Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL
A 6 106 Boston Bruins Ted Olson L Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 6 107 Philadelphia Flyers Paul Klasinski St. Paul Vulcans MJHL
A 6 108 Montreal Canadiens Pierre Brassard Cornwall Royals QMJHL

1976 Round 7 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 7 109 Washington Capitals Dale Rideout G Flin Flon Bombers WCHL
A 7 110 Minnesota North Stars Jeff Barr Michigan State University NCAA
A 7 111 Detroit Red Wings Fern LeBlanc L Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 7 112 New York Rangers Remi Levesque C Quebec Remparts QMJHL
A 7 113 St. Louis Blues Mike Eaves F U. of Wisconsin NCAA
A 7 114 Vancouver Canucks Brad Rhiness C Kingston Canadians OHA
A 7 115 Chicago Black Hawks John Rothstein U. of Minnesota-Duluth NCAA
A 7 116 Toronto Maple Leafs Charlie Skjodt C Windsor Spitfires OHA
A 7 117 Philadelphia Flyers Ray Kurpis R Austin Mavericks MJHL
A 7 118 Montreal Canadiens Rich Gosselin C Flin Flon Bombers WCHL

1976 Round 8 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 8 119 Washington Capitals Al Dumba R Regina Pats WCHL
A 8 120 Detroit Red Wings Claude Legris G Sorel Black Hawks QMJHL
A 8 121 St. Louis Blues Jacques Soguel Switzerland
A 8 122 Vancouver Canucks Stu Ostlund C Michigan Tech NCAA
A 8 123 Montreal Canadiens John Gregory D U. of Wisconsin NCAA

1976 Round 9 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 9 124 St. Louis Blues Dave Dornseif D Providence College NCAA
A 9 125 Montreal Canadiens Bruce Horsch G Michigan Tech NCAA

1976 Round 10 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 10 126 St. Louis Blues Bradley Wilson C Providence College NCAA
A 10 127 Montreal Canadiens John Tavella L Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHA

1976 Round 11 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 11 128 St. Louis Blues Dan Hoene F U. of Michigan NCAA
A 11 129 Montreal Canadiens Mark Davidson L Flin Flon Bombers WCHL

1976 Round 12 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 12 130 St. Louis Blues Goran Lindblom Sweden Skelleftea
A 12 131 Montreal Canadiens Bill Wells Cornwall Royals QMJHL

1976 Round 13 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 13 132 St. Louis Blues Jim Bales G U. of Denver NCAA
A 13 133 Montreal Canadiens Ron Wilson C St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA

1976 Round 14 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 14 134 St. Louis Blues Anders Hakansson F Sweden Aik

1976 Round 15 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 15 135 St. Louis Blues Juhani Wallenius Finland

1976 Round 1 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 1 1 Edmonton Oilers Blair Chapman R Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 1 2 Cincinnati Stingers Peter Marsh L Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 1 3 Glen Sharpley C Hull Festivals QMJHL
A 1 4 Indianapolis Racers Bobby Simpson L Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 1 5 San Diego Mariners Dave Farrish D Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 1 6 Edmonton Oilers Bernie Federko F Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 1 7 Cincinnati Stingers Randy Carlyle D Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 1 8 Bjorn Johansson D Sweden
A 1 9 Winnipeg Jets Thomas Gradin F Sweden
A 1 10 Quebec Nordiques Rick Green D London Knights OHA
A 1 11 Kent Nilsson F Sweden
A 1 12 Cincinnati Stingers Don Murdoch R Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL

1976 Round 2 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 2 13 New England Whalers Mike Fidler L Boston University NCAA
A 2 14 Rod Schutt L Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 2 15 Indianapolis Racers Alex McKendry F Sudbury Wolves OHA
A 2 16 Cincinnati Stingers Greg Carroll C Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 2 17 Winnipeg Jets Clayton Pachal C New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 2 18 Calgary Cowboys Dave Shand D Peterborough Petes OHA
A 2 19 Quebec Nordiques Bob Manno F St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA
A 2 20 Winnipeg Jets Tom Rowe R London Knights OHA
A 2 21 Peter Lee L Ottawa 67's OHA
A 2 22 Houston Aeros Morris Lukowich L Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 2 23 San Diego Mariners Romano Carlucci Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 2 24 Paul Gardner C Oshawa Generals OHA

1976 Round 3 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 3 25 San Diego Mariners Mark Suzor D Kingston Canadians OHA
A 3 26 New England Whalers Fred Williams Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 3 27 Jeff McDill Victoria Cougars WCHL
A 3 28 Edmonton Oilers Harold Phillipoff New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 3 29 San Diego Mariners Tony Horvath D Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 3 30 Edmonton Oilers Drew Callander C Regina Pats WCHL
A 3 31 New England Whalers Dave Debol C U. of Michigan NCAA
A 3 32 Quebec Nordiques Al Glendenning Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 3 33 Winnipeg Jets Steve Clippingdale L New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 3 34 Houston Aeros Jim Roberts Ottawa 67's OHA
A 3 35 Don Lemieux Trois Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL
A 3 36 Edmonton Oilers Brian Sutter F Lethbridge Broncos WCHL

1976 Round 4 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 4 37 Cincinnati Stingers Barry Melrose D Kamloops Chiefs WCHL
A 4 38 New England Whalers Mike Kaszycki F Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 4 39 Rocky Maze Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 4 40 Indianapolis Racers Dave Dornseif D Providence College NCAA
A 4 41 San Diego Mariners John Smrke Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 4 42 Phoenix Roadrunners Kari Makkonen F Finland
A 4 43 Calgary Cowboys Alain Belanger R Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 4 44 Quebec Nordiques Maurice Barrette G Quebec Remparts QMJHL
A 4 45 Winnipeg Jets Goran Lindblom Sweden
A 4 46 Houston Aeros Mike Fedorko Hamilton Fincups OHA
A 4 47 Vern Stenlund C London Knights OHA
A 4 48 Edmonton Oilers Yvon Vautour F Laval National QMJHL

1976 Round 5 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 5 49 New England Whalers Bill Baker D U. of Minnesota NCAA
A 5 50 New England Whalers Mike Liut G Bowling Green State University NCAA
A 5 51 Bob Miller W U.S. National Team Intl
A 5 52 Indianapolis Racers Jean Gagnon D Quebec Remparts QMJHL
A 5 53 San Diego Mariners Archie King R Hamilton Fincups OHA
A 5 54 Phoenix Roadrunners Juhani Wallenius Finland
A 5 55 Calgary Cowboys Bruce Baker Ottawa 67's OHA
A 5 56 Quebec Nordiques Garth MacGuigan C Montreal Juniors QMJHL
A 5 57 Winnipeg Jets Doug Johnston D Lethbridge Broncos WCHL
A 5 58 Houston Aeros Larry Skinner C Ottawa 67's OHA
A 5 59 Dan Djakalovic F Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 5 60 Edmonton Oilers Tim Williams D Victoria Cougars WCHL

1976 Round 6 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 6 61 Cincinnati Stingers Joe Oslin U. of Vermont NCAA
A 6 62 New England Whalers Dwight Schofield D London Knights OHA
A 6 63 Rob Flockhart L Kamloops Chiefs WCHL
A 6 64 Indianapolis Racers Joe Kowal L Hamilton Fincups OHA
A 6 65 San Diego Mariners Rick Hodgson D Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 6 66 Phoenix Roadrunners Doug Patey Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 6 67 Calgary Cowboys Lorry Gloeckner D Victoria Cougars WCHL
A 6 68 Quebec Nordiques Claude Periard Trois Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL
A 6 69 Winnipeg Jets Fred Berry C New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 6 70 Houston Aeros Kevin Schamehorn R New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 6 71 Mike McEwen D Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 6 72 Edmonton Oilers Gord Blumenschein C Winnipeg Clubs WCHL

1976 Round 7 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 7 73 Cincinnati Stingers Paul Skidmore G Boston College NCAA
A 7 74 New England Whalers Warren Young F Michigan Tech NCAA
A 7 75 Mark Earp G Kamloops Chiefs WCHL
A 7 76 Indianapolis Racers Greg Malone C Oshawa Generals OHA
A 7 77 San Diego Mariners Rob Tudor F Regina Pats WCHL
A 7 78 Phoenix Roadrunners Mark Davidson Flin-Flon Bombers WCHL
A 7 79 Calgary Cowboys Phil Verchota F U. of Minnesota NCAA
A 7 80 Quebec Nordiques Denis Charbonneau G Laval National QMJHL
A 7 81 Winnipeg Jets Greg Craig St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA
A 7 82 Houston Aeros Mike Hordy D Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds OHA
A 7 83 Mike Kitchen D Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 7 84 Edmonton Oilers John Tavella L Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds OHA

1976 Round 8 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 8 85 Cincinnati Stingers Stu Ostlund C Michigan Tech NCAA
A 8 86 New England Whalers Ken Morrow D Bowling Green State University NCAA
A 8 87 Ron Zanussi R London Knights OHA
A 8 88 Indianapolis Racers Jim Kirkpatrick D Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 8 89 San Diego Mariners Claude Legris G Sorel Black Hawks QMJHL
A 8 90 Phoenix Roadrunners Jari Takio Finland
A 8 91 Calgary Cowboys Don Jackson D Notre Dame NCAA
A 8 92 Winnipeg Jets Brian Granfield Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL
A 8 93 Houston Aeros Larry Riggin London Knights OHA
A 8 94 Marc Desforges Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL
A 8 95 Edmonton Oilers Al Dumba R Regina Pats WCHL

1976 Round 9 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 9 96 Cincinnati Stingers Fern LeBlanc Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 9 97 New England Whalers Ed Clarey Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 9 98 Charlie Skjodt C Windsor Spitfires OHA
A 9 99 Indianapolis Racers Rik Garcia Hull Festivals QMJHL
A 9 100 San Diego Mariners Don Moores Kamloops Chiefs WCHL
A 9 101 Phoenix Roadrunners Jouni Rinne Lukko Rauma FNL
A 9 102 Calgary Cowboys Robert Palmer D U. of Michigan NCAA
A 9 103 Winnipeg Jets Anders Hakansson F Sweden
A 9 104 Houston Aeros Bill Wells Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 9 105 Brian Dillon Oshawa Generals OHA
A 9 106 Edmonton Oilers Jim Bedard G Sudbury Wolves OHA

1976 Round 10 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 10 107 Cincinnati Stingers Terry Ballingal D Flin-Flon Bombers WCHL
A 10 108 New England Whalers Jon Hammond Regina Pats WCHL
A 10 109 Larry McRae G Windsor Spitfires OHA
A 10 110 Indianapolis Racers Remi Levesque Quebec Remparts QMJHL
A 10 111 San Diego Mariners Ron Roscoe Hamilton Fincups OHA
A 10 112 Phoenix Roadrunners Hannu Helander Finland
A 10 113 Calgary Cowboys Cal Sandbeck U. of Denver NCAA
A 10 114 Quebec Nordiques Pierre Brassard Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 10 115 Winnipeg Jets Jorgen Pettersson F Sweden
A 10 116 Houston Aeros Bob Pazzelli U. of Denver NCAA

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