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National Hockey League - 1979 Round 1 Draft History


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 1 1 Colorado Rockies Rob Ramage D Birmingham Bulls WHA
E 1 2 St. Louis Blues Perry Turnbull F Portland Winter Hawks WHL
E 1 3 Detroit Red Wings Mike Foligno F Sudbury Wolves OHA
E 1 4 Washington Capitals Mike Gartner R Cincinnati Stingers WHA
E 1 5 Vancouver Canucks Rick Vaive R Birmingham Bulls WHA
E 1 6 Minnesota North Stars Craig Hartsburg D Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHA
E 1 7 Chicago Black Hawks Keith Brown D Portland Winter Hawks WHL
E 1 8 Boston Bruins Raymond Bourque D Verdun Black Hawks QMJHL
E 1 9 Toronto Maple Leafs Laurie Boschman F Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 1 10 Minnesota North Stars Tom McCarthy F Oshawa Generals OHA
E 1 11 Buffalo Sabres Mike Ramsey D U. of Minnesota NCAA
E 1 12 Atlanta Flames Paul Reinhart D Kitchener Rangers OHA
E 1 13 New York Rangers Doug Sulliman F Kitchener Rangers OHA
E 1 14 Philadelphia Flyers Brian Propp F Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 1 15 Boston Bruins Brad McCrimmon D Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 1 16 Los Angeles Kings Jay Wells D Kingston Canadians OHA
E 1 17 New York Islanders Duane Sutter F Lethbridge Broncos WHL
E 1 18 Hartford Whalers Ray Allison F Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 1 19 Winnipeg Jets Jimmy Mann R Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
E 1 20 Quebec Nordiques Michel Goulet F Birmingham Bulls WHA
E 1 21 Edmonton Oilers Kevin Lowe D Quebec Remparts QMJHL

1979 Round 2 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 2 22 Philadelphia Flyers Blake Wesley D Portland Winter Hawks WHL
E 2 23 Atlanta Flames Mike Perovich Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 2 24 Washington Capitals Errol Rausse L Seattle Breakers WHL
E 2 25 New York Islanders Tomas Jonsson D Sweden
E 2 26 Vancouver Canucks Brent Ashton F Saskatoon Blades WHL
E 2 27 Montreal Canadiens Gaston Gingras D Birmingham Bulls WHA
E 2 28 Chicago Black Hawks Tim Trimper F Peterborough Petes OHA
E 2 29 Los Angeles Kings Dean Hopkins R London Knights OHA
E 2 30 Los Angeles Kings Mark Hardy D Montreal Juniors QMJHL
E 2 31 Pittsburgh Penguins Paul Marshall Brantford Alexanders OHA
E 2 32 Buffalo Sabres Lindy Ruff F Lethbridge Broncos WHL
E 2 33 Atlanta Flames Pat Riggin G London Knights OHA
E 2 34 New York Rangers Ed Hospodar D Ottawa 67's OHA
E 2 35 Philadelphia Flyers Pelle Lindbergh G Sweden
E 2 36 Boston Bruins Doug Morrison R Lethbridge Broncos WHL
E 2 37 Montreal Canadiens Mats Naslund F Sweden
E 2 38 New York Islanders Billy Carroll C London Knights OHA
E 2 39 Hartford Whalers Stu Smith Peterborough Petes OHA
E 2 40 Winnipeg Jets Dave Christian R U. of North Dakota NCAA
E 2 41 Quebec Nordiques Dale Hunter C Sudbury Wolves OHA

1979 Round 3 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 3 42 Minnesota North Stars Neal Broten C U. of Minnesota NCAA
E 3 43 Montreal Canadiens Craig Levie D Edmonton Oil Kings WHL
E 3 44 Montreal Canadiens Guy Carbonneau C Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL
E 3 45 Detroit Red Wings Jody Gage R Kitchener Rangers OHA
E 3 46 Detroit Red Wings Boris Fistric New Westminster Bruins WHL
E 3 47 Vancouver Canucks Ken Ellacott G Peterborough Petes OHA
E 3 48 Edmonton Oilers Mark Messier C Cincinnati Stingers WHA
E 3 49 Chicago Black Hawks Bill Gardner F Peterborough Petes OHA
E 3 50 Los Angeles Kings John Paul Kelly F New Westminster Bruins WHL
E 3 51 Toronto Maple Leafs Norm Aubin F Verdun Black Hawks QMJHL
E 3 52 Pittsburgh Penguins Bennett Wolf D Kitchener Rangers OHA
E 3 53 Buffalo Sabres Mark Robinson D Victoria Cougars WHL
E 3 54 Atlanta Flames Tim Hunter F Seattle Breakers WHL
E 3 55 Buffalo Sabres Jacques Cloutier G Trois Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL
E 3 56 Philadelphia Flyers Lindsay Carson C Billings Bighorns WHL
E 3 57 Boston Bruins Keith Crowder R Peterborough Petes OHA
E 3 58 Montreal Canadiens Rick Wamsley G Brantford Alexanders OHA
E 3 59 New York Islanders Roland Melanson G Windsor Spitfires OHA
E 3 60 Hartford Whalers Don Nachbaur F Billings Bighorns WHL
E 3 61 Winnipeg Jets Bill Whelton Boston University NCAA
E 3 62 Quebec Nordiques Lee Norwood D Oshawa Generals OHA
E 3 63 Minnesota North Stars Kevin Maxwell F U. of North Dakota NCAA

1979 Round 4 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 4 64 Colorado Rockies Steve Peters Oshawa Generals OHA
E 4 65 St. Louis Blues Bob Crawford R Cornwall Royals QMJHL
E 4 66 Detroit Red Wings John Ogrodnick F New Westminster Bruins WHL
E 4 67 Washington Capitals Harvie Pocza L Billings Bighorns WHL
E 4 68 Vancouver Canucks Art Rutland F Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHA
E 4 69 Edmonton Oilers Glenn Anderson F U. of Denver NCAA
E 4 70 Chicago Black Hawks Louis Begin Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
E 4 71 Los Angeles Kings John Gibson D Niagara Falls Flyers OHA
E 4 72 Toronto Maple Leafs Vincent Tremblay G Quebec Remparts QMJHL
E 4 73 Pittsburgh Penguins Brian Cross D Brantford Alexanders OHA
E 4 74 Buffalo Sabres Gilles Hamel R Laval National QMJHL
E 4 75 Atlanta Flames Jim Peplinski F Toronto Marlboros OHA
E 4 76 New York Rangers Pat Conacher L Saskatoon Blades WHL
E 4 77 Philadelphia Flyers Don Gillen R Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 4 78 Boston Bruins Larry Melnyk D New Westminster Bruins WHL
E 4 79 Montreal Canadiens Dave Orleski L New Westminster Bruins WHL
E 4 80 New York Islanders Tim Lockridge D Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 4 81 Hartford Whalers Ray Neufeld F Edmonton Oil Kings WHL
E 4 82 Winnipeg Jets Pat Daley L Montreal Juniors QMJHL
E 4 83 Quebec Nordiques Anton Stastny F Czechoslovakia
E 4 84 Edmonton Oilers Max Kostovich L Portland Winter Hawks WHL

1979 Round 5 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 5 85 Colorado Rockies Gary Dillon C Toronto Marlboros OHA
E 5 86 St. Louis Blues Mark Reeds F Peterborough Petes OHA
E 5 87 Detroit Red Wings Joe Paterson L London Knights OHA
E 5 88 Washington Capitals Tim Tookey F Portland Winter Hawks WHL
E 5 89 Vancouver Canucks Dirk Graham F Regina Pats WHL
E 5 90 Minnesota North Stars Jim Dobson F Portland Winter Hawks WHL
E 5 91 Chicago Black Hawks Lowell Loveday D Kingston Canadians OHA
E 5 92 Los Angeles Kings Jim Brown D Notre Dame NCAA
E 5 93 Toronto Maple Leafs Frank Nigro C London Knights OHA
E 5 94 Pittsburgh Penguins Nick Ricci G Niagara Falls Flyers OHA
E 5 95 Buffalo Sabres Alan Haworth C Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
E 5 96 Atlanta Flames Brad Kempthorne Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 5 97 New York Rangers Dan Makuch Clarkson University NCAA
E 5 98 Philadelphia Flyers Thomas Eriksson D Swedish Jr. Nationals
E 5 99 Boston Bruins Marco Baron G Montreal Juniors QMJHL
E 5 100 Montreal Canadiens Yvan Joly R Ottawa 67's OHA
E 5 101 New York Islanders Glen Duncan Toronto Marlboros OHA
E 5 102 Hartford Whalers Mark Renaud D Niagara Falls Flyers OHA
E 5 103 Winnipeg Jets Thomas Steen F Sweden
E 5 104 Quebec Nordiques Pierre Lacroix L Trois Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL
E 5 105 Edmonton Oilers Mike Toal Portland Winter Hawks WHL

1979 Round 6 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 6 106 Colorado Rockies Bob Attwell R Peterborough Petes OHA
E 6 107 St. Louis Blues Gilles Leduc Verdun Black Hawks QMJHL
E 6 108 Detroit Red Wings Carmine Cirella L Peterborough Petes OHA
E 6 109 Washington Capitals Greg Theberge D Peterborough Petes OHA
E 6 110 Vancouver Canucks Shane Swan Sudbury Wolves OHA
E 6 111 Minnesota North Stars Brian Gualazzi Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHA
E 6 112 Chicago Black Hawks Doug Crossman D Ottawa 67's OHA
E 6 113 Los Angeles Kings Jay McFarlane U. of Wisconsin NCAA
E 6 114 Toronto Maple Leafs Bill McCreary L Colgate University NCAA
E 6 115 Pittsburgh Penguins Marc Chorney D U. of North Dakota NCAA
E 6 116 Buffalo Sabres Rick Knickle G Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 6 117 Atlanta Flames Glenn Johnson U. of Denver NCAA
E 6 118 New York Rangers Stan Adams Niagara Falls Flyers OHA
E 6 119 Philadelphia Flyers Gord Williams F Lethbridge Broncos WHL
E 6 120 Boston Bruins Mike Krushelnyski C Montreal Juniors QMJHL
E 6 121 Montreal Canadiens Greg Moffett G U. of New Hampshire NCAA
E 6 122 New York Islanders John Gibb Bowling Green State University NCAA
E 6 123 Hartford Whalers Dave McDonald Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 6 124 Winnipeg Jets Tim Watters D Michigan Tech NCAA
E 6 125 Quebec Nordiques Scott McGeown Toronto Marlboros OHA
E 6 126 Edmonton Oilers Blair Barnes R Windsor Spitfires OHA

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