1968 NHL Amateur Draft

1968 NHL Amateur Draft
General information
Date(s) June 13, 1968
Location Montreal, Quebec
First selection Michel Plasse
Selected by: Montreal Canadiens

The 1968 NHL Amateur Draft was held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Selections by round

Below are listed the selections in the 1968 NHL Entry Draft.

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

Round one

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
1Michel PlasseGoaltender CanadaMontreal CanadiensDrummondville Rangers (QJHL)
2Roger BelisleCentre CanadaMontreal CanadiensMontreal North Beavers (LHIQ)
3Jim PritchardDefence CanadaMontreal CanadiensWinnipeg Jets (WCHL)
4Garry SwainCentre CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsNiagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
5Jim BenzelockRight Wing CanadaMinnesota North StarsWinnipeg Jets (WCHL)
6Gary EdwardsGoaltender CanadaSt. Louis BluesToronto Marlboros (OHA)
7Jim McInallyDefence CanadaLos Angeles KingsHamilton Red Wings (OHA)
8Lew MorrisonRight Wing CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersFlin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
9John MarksLeft Wing CanadaChicago Black HawksNorth Dakota Fighting Sioux (NCAA)
10Brad SelwoodDefence CanadaToronto Maple LeafsNiagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
11Steve AndrascikRight Wing CanadaDetroit Red WingsFlin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
12Danny SchockLeft Wing CanadaBoston BruinsEstevan Bruins (WCHL)
Reference: "1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008. 

Round two

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
13Doug SmithCentre CanadaOakland SealsWinnipeg Jets (WCHL)
14Ron SnellRight Wing CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsRegina Pats (WCHL)
15Marc RiouxCentre CanadaMinnesota North StarsVerdun Maple Leafs (QJHL)
16Curt BennettLeft Wing United StatesSt. Louis BluesBrown Bears (NCAA)
17Herb BoxerRight Wing United StatesDetroit Red WingsMichigan Tech Huskies (NCAA)
18Fraser RiceCentre CanadaBoston BruinsHalifax Colonels (MVJHL)
19Barry BuchananDefence CanadaNew York RangersWeyburn Red Wings (WCHL)
Reference: "1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008. 

Round three

Pick #PlayerPositionNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
20Jim TrewinDefence CanadaOakland SealsFlin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
21Dave SimpsonDefence CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsPort Arthur Marrs (TBJHL)
22Glen LindsayGoaltender CanadaMinnesota North StarsSaskatoon Blades (WCHL)
23Don GriersonRight Wing CanadaMontreal CanadiensNorth Bay Trappers (NOJHL)
24Brian St. JohnCentre CanadaBoston BruinsToronto Varsity Blues (CIAU)
Reference: "1968 NHL Amateur Draft hockeydraftcentral.com". Retrieved 14 December 2008. 
= NHL All-Star[1] = Hall of Famers

Draftees based on nationality

Rank Country Amount
1 Canada22
2  United States2

See also


  1. 1 2 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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