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The 1972 NHL Amateur Draft was held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Selections by round

Below are listed the selections in the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft.

= NHL All-Star [1] = Hall of Famers
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Round one

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Billy Harris Right Wing  Canada New York Islanders Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
2 Jacques Richard Left Wing  Canada Atlanta Flames Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
3 Don Lever Centre  Canada Vancouver Canucks Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
4 Steve Shutt Left Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
5 Jim Schoenfeld Defence  Canada Buffalo Sabres Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
6 Michel Larocque Goaltender  Canada Montreal Canadiens Ottawa 67's (OHA)
7 Bill Barber Left Wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
8 Dave Gardner Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
9 Wayne Merrick Centre  Canada St. Louis Blues Ottawa 67's (OHA)
10 Al Blanchard Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
11 George Ferguson Centre  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
12 Jerry Byers Left Wing  Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
13 Phil Russell Defence  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
14 John Van Boxmeer Defence  Canada Montreal Canadiens Guelph CMC's (SOJHL)
15 Bob MacMillan Centre  Canada New York Rangers St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
16 Mike Bloom Left Wing  Canada Boston Bruins St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72main.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round two

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
17 Lorne Henning Centre  Canada New York Islanders New Westminster (WCHL)
18 Dwight Bialowas Defence  Canada Atlanta Flames Regina (WCHL)
19 Bryan McSheffrey Right Wing  Canada Vancouver Canucks Ottawa OMJHL)
20 Don Kozak Right Wing  Canada Los Angeles Kings Edmonton (WCHL)
21 Larry Sacharuk Defence  Canada New York Rangers Saskatoon (WCHL)
22 Tom Cassidy Centre  Canada California Golden Seals Kitchener (OMJHL)
23 Tom Bladon Defence  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Edmonton (WCHL)
24 Jack Lynch Defence  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Oshawa (OMJHL)
25 Larry Carriere Defence  Canada Buffalo Sabres Loyola College (CIAU)
26 Pierre Guite Left Wing  Canada Detroit Red Wings Pennsylvania (ECAC)
27 Randy Osburn Left Wing  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs London (OMJHL)
28 Stan Weir Centre  Canada California Golden Seals Medicine Hat (WCHL)
29 Brian Ogilvie Centre  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton (WCHL)
30 Bernie Lukowich Right Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins New Westminster (WCHL)
31 Rene Villemure Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Shawinigan (QMJHL)
32 Wayne Elder Defence  Canada Boston Bruins London (OMJHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd2.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round three

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
33 Bob Nystrom Right Wing  Sweden New York Islanders Calgary (WCHL)
34 Jean Lemieux Defence  Canada Atlanta Flames Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
35 Paul Raymer Left Wing  Canada Vancouver Canucks Peterborough (OMJHL)
36 Dave Hutchison Defence  Canada Los Angeles Kings London (OMJHL)
37 Jim McMasters Defence  Canada Buffalo Sabres Calgary (WCHL)
38 Paul Shakes Defence  Canada California Golden Seals St. Catharines (OMJHL)
39 Jim Watson Defence  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Calgary (WCHL)
40 Denis Herron Goaltender  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
41 Jean Hamel Defence  Canada St. Louis Blues Drummondville (QMJHL)
42 Bob Krieger Centre  United States Detroit Red Wings Denver (WCHA)
43 Denis Deslauriers Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Shawinigan (QMJHL)
44 Terry Ryan Centre  Canada Minnesota North Stars Hamilton (OMJHL)
45 Mike Veisor Goaltender  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Peterborough (OMJHL)
46 Ed Gilbert Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens Hamilton (OMJHL)
47 Gerry Teeple Centre  Canada New York Rangers Cornwall (QMJHL)
48 Michel Boudreau Centre  Canada Boston Bruins Laval (QMJHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd3.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round four

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
49 Ron Smith Defence  Canada New York Islanders Cornwall (QMJHL)
50 Don Martineau Right Wing  Canada Atlanta Flames New Westminster (WCHL)
51 Ron Homenuke Right Wing  Canada Vancouver Canucks Calgary (WCHL)
52 John Dobie Defence  Canada Los Angeles Kings Regina (WCHL)
53 Rychard Campeau Defence  Canada Buffalo Sabres Sorel (QMJHL)
54 Claude St. Sauveur Left Wing  Canada California Golden Seals Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
55 Al MacAdam Right Wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Charlottetown (MaJHL)
56 Ron Lalonde Centre  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Peterborough (OMJHL)
57 Murray Myers Right Wing  Canada St. Louis Blues Saskatoon (WCHL)
58 Danny Gruen Left Wing  Canada Detroit Red Wings Thunder Bay (TBJHL)
59 Brian Bowles Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Cornwall (QMJHL)
60 Tom Thomson Defence  Canada Minnesota North Stars Toronto (OMJHL)
61 Tom Peluso Left Wing  United States Chicago Black Hawks Denver (WCHA)
62 Dave Elenbaas Goaltender  Canada Montreal Canadiens Cornell (ECAC)
63 Doug Horbul Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Calgary (WCHL)
64 Les Jackson Left Wing  Canada Boston Bruins New Westminster (WCHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd4.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round five

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
65 Richard Grenier Centre  Canada New York Islanders Verdun (QMJHL)
66 Bill Nyrop Defence  Canada Montreal Canadiens Notre Dame (WCHA)
67 Larry Bolonchuk Defence  United States Vancouver Canucks Winnipeg (WCHL)
68 Bernie Germain Goaltender  Canada Los Angeles Kings Regina (WCHL)
69 Gilles Gratton Goaltender  Canada Buffalo Sabres Oshawa (OMJHL)
70 Tim Jacobs Defence  Canada California Golden Seals St. Catharines (OMJHL)
71 Daryl Fedorak Goaltender  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Victoria (WCHL)
72 Brian Walker Centre  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Calgary (WCHL)
73 Dave Johnson Left Wing  Canada St. Louis Blues Cornwall (WMJHL)
74 Dennis Johnson Left Wing  United States Detroit Red Wings North Dakota (WCHA)
75 Michel Plante Left Wing  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Drummondville (QMJHL)
76 Chris Ahrens Defence  United States Minnesota North Stars Kitchener (OMJHL)
77 Rejean Giroux Right Wing  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Quebec (QMJHL)
78 Jean-Paul Martin Centre  Canada Atlanta Flames Shawinigan (QMJHL)
79 Marty Gateman Defence  Canada New York Rangers Hamilton (OMJHL)
80 Brian Coates Left Wing  Canada Boston Bruins Brandon (WCHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd5.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round six

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
81 Derek Black Left Wing  Canada New York Islanders calgary (WCHA)
82 Frank Blum Goaltender  Canada Atlanta Flames Sarnia (OHA Jr.B)
83 Dave McLelland Goaltender  Canada Vancouver Canucks Brandon (WCHA)
84 Mike Usitalo Left Wing  United States Los Angeles Kings Michigan Tech (WCHA)
85 Peter McNab Centre  United States Buffalo Sabres Denver (WCHA)
86 Jacques Lefebvre Goaltender  Canada California Golden Seals Shawnigan (QMJHL)
87 David Hastings Goaltender  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Charlottetown (MaJHL)
88 Jeff Ablett Left Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Medicine Hat (WCHL)
89 Tom Simpson Right Wing  Canada St. Louis Blues Oshawa (OMJHL)
90 Bill Miller Defence  Canada Detroit Red Wings Medicine Hat (WCHL)
91 Dave Shardlow Left Wing  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Flin Flon (WCHL)
92 Steve West Centre  Canada Minnesota North Stars Oshawa (OMJHL)
93 Rob Palmer Centre  United States Chicago Black Hawks Denver (WCHA)
94 D'Arcy Ryan Centre  Canada Montreal Canadiens Yale (ECAC)
95 Ken Ireland Centre  Canada New York Rangers New Westminster (WCHL)
96 Peter Gaw Right Wing  Canada Boston Bruins Ottawa (OMJHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd6.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round seven

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
97 Richard Brodeur Goaltender  Canada New York Islanders Cornwall (QMJHL)
98 Scott Smith Left Wing  Canada Atlanta Flames Regina (WCHL)
99 Danny Gloor Centre  Canada Vancouver Canucks Peterborough (OMJHL)
100 Glen Toner Left Wing  Canada Los Angeles Kings Regina (WCHL)
101 Don McLaughlin Left Wing  Canada New York Islanders Brandon (WCHL)
102 Mike Amodeo Defence  Canada California Golden Seals Oshawa (OMJHL)
103 Serge Beaudoin Defence  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
104 D'Arcy Keating Defence  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Notre Dame (WCHA)
105 Brian Coughlin Defence  Canada St. Louis Blues Verdun (QMJHL)
106 Glen Seperich Goaltender  Canada Detroit Red Wings Kitchener (OMJHL)
107 Monte Miron Defence  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Clarkson (ECAC)
108 Chris Meloff Defence  Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener (OMJHL)
109 Terry Smith Centre  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Edmonton (WCHL)
110 Yves Archambault Goaltender  Canada Montreal Canadiens Sorel (QMJHL)
111 Jeff Hunt Left Wing  Canada New York Rangers Winnipeg (WCHL)
112 Gordie Clark Right Wing  United Kingdom Boston Bruins New Hampshire (ECAC)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd7.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round eight

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
113 Derek Kuntz Left Wing  Canada New York Islanders Medicine Hat (WCHL)
114 Dave Murphy Centre  Canada Atlanta Flames Hamilton (OMJHL)
115 Dennis McCord Defence  Canada Vancouver Canucks London (OMJHL)
116 Scott MacPhail Right Wing  Canada Minnesota North Stars Montreal (OMJHL)
117 Rene Levasseur Defence  Canada New York Islanders Shawinigan (QMJHL)
118 Brent Meeke Defence  Canada California Golden Seals Niagara Falls (OMJHL)
119 Pat Russell Right Wing  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Vancouver (WCHL)
120 Yves Bergeron Right Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Shawinigan (QMJHL)
121 Gary Winchester Centre  Canada St. Louis Blues Wisconsin (WCHA)
122 Mike Ford Defence  Canada Detroit Red Wings Brandon (WCHL)
123 Peter Williams Defence  United States Toronto Maple Leafs Prince Edward Island (AUAA)
124 Bob Lundeen Defence  Canada Minnesota North Stars Wisconsin (WCHA)
125 Billy Reay Right Wing  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Wisconsin (WCHA)
126 Graham Parsons Goaltender  Canada Montreal Canadiens Red Deer (AJHL)
127 Yvon Blais Defence  Canada New York Rangers Cornwall (QMJHL)
128 Roy Carmichael Defence  Canada Boston Bruins New Westminster (WCHL)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd8.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round nine

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
129 Yvon Rolando Right Wing  Canada New York Islanders Drummondville (QMJHL)
130 Pierre Roy Defence  Canada Atlanta Flames Quebec (QMJHL)
131 Steve Stone Right Wing  Canada Vancouver Canucks Niagara Falls (OMJHL)
132 Jean Lamarre Right Wing  Canada Atlanta Flames Quebec (QMJHL)
133 Bill Ennos Right Wing  Canada New York Islanders Vancouver (WCHL)
134 Denis Meloche Centre  Canada California Golden Seals Drummondville (QMJHL)
135 Ray Boutin Goaltender  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Sorel (QMJHL)
136 Jay Babcock Left Wing  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins London (OMJHL)
137 Pierre Archambault Defence  Canada New York Rangers St. Jerome (QMJHL)
138 George Kuzmicz Defence  Canada Detroit Red Wings Cornell (ECAC)
139 Pat Boutette Centre  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
140 Glen Mikkelson Right Wing  Canada Minnesota North Stars Brandon (WCHL)
141 Gary Donaldson Right Wing  Canada Chicago Black Hawks Victoria (WCHL)
142 Eddie Bumacco Left Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Notre Dame (WCHA)
143 Garry Schofield Defence  United States Toronto Maple Leafs Clarkson(ECAC)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd9.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round ten

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
144 Garry Howatt Left Wing  Canada New York Islanders Flin Flon (WCHL)
145 Steve Lyon Defence  Canada Minnesota North Stars Peterborough (OMJHL)
146 Rene Lambert Right Wing  Canada New York Islanders St. Jerome (QMJHL)
147 Juri Kudrasovs Centre  Canada Minnesota North Stars Kitchener (OMJHL)
148 Marcel Comeau Centre  Canada Minnesota North Stars Edmonton (WCHL)
149 Don Atchison Goaltender  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Saskatoon (WCHL)
150 Dave Arundel Defence  United States Detroit Red Wings Wisconsin (WCHA)
151 Fred Riggall Right Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Dartmouth (ECAC)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd10.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 

Round eleven

Pick # Player Position Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
152 Ron LeBlanc Right Wing  Canada Montreal Canadiens Moncton (AUAA)
Reference: "1972 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1972/72rnd11.htm. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 
= NHL All-Star [1] = Hall of Famers

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Players are identified as an All-Star if they were selected for the All-Star game at any time in their career.

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