NHL Amateur Draft 1975

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The NHL Amateur Draft in 1975 , the annual talent contraction of the National Hockey League , the NHL was on 15 June 1975 at the office in the Canadian Montreal in the Province of Quebec instead.

A total of 217 players were drawn in 16 rounds, with only a few teams selecting players in the last four rounds. Mel Bridgman , who was selected first, might not become one of the league's big stars, but he did play nearly 1,000 games. In the second round, Dennis Maruk, a player on the way to becoming a big star, was drawn. After that, only a few players followed who made the full breakthrough in the NHL. Round 5 Willi Plett got off to a good start in his career, earning him the Calder Memorial Trophy . Dave Taylor, who was drawn to position 210, is the only one of this draft year to surpass the 1000 mark in NHL games and scorer points .

Draft result

Pick player country NHL team College / junior / professional team
1 round
1. Mel Bridgman (C) CanadaCanada Philadelphia Flyers Victoria Cougars ( WCHL )
2. Barry Dean (LW) CanadaCanada Kansas City Scouts Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
3. Ralph Classes (C) CanadaCanada California Golden Seals Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
4th Bryan Maxwell (D) CanadaCanada Minnesota North Stars Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
5. Rick Lapointe (D) CanadaCanada Detroit Red Wings Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
6th Don Ashby (C) CanadaCanada Toronto Maple Leafs Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
7th Greg Vaydik (C) CanadaCanada Chicago Black Hawks Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
8th. Richard Mulhern (D) CanadaCanada Atlanta Flames Sherbrooke Castors ( QMJHL )
9. Robin Sadler (D) CanadaCanada Montréal Canadiens Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
10. Rick Blight (RW) CanadaCanada Vancouver Canucks Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
Other notable players
17th Bob Sauvé (G) CanadaCanada Buffalo Sabers Laval National (QMJHL)
18th Alex Forsyth (C) CanadaCanada Washington Capitals Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
2nd round
21st Dennis Maruk (LW) CanadaCanada California Golden Seals London Knights ( OHA )
22nd Brian Engblom (D) CanadaCanada Montréal Canadiens University of Wisconsin ( WCHA )
24. Doug Jarvis (C) CanadaCanada Toronto Maple Leafs Peterborough Petes (OHA)
26th Rick Bowness (RW) CanadaCanada Atlanta Flames Montréal Bleu-Blanc-Rouge (QMJHL)
32. Barry Smith (C) CanadaCanada Boston Bruins New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
34. Kelly Greenbank (RW) CanadaCanada Montréal Canadiens Winnipeg Clubs (WCHL)
36. Jamie Masters (D) CanadaCanada St. Louis Blues Ottawa 67’s (OHA)
3rd round
42. Bruce Boudreau (C) CanadaCanada Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
43. Mike O'Connell (D) United StatesUnited States Chicago Black Hawks Kingston Canadians (OHA)
52. Pat Hughes (RW) CanadaCanada Montréal Canadiens University of Michigan ( Big Ten )
4th round
57. Greg Smith (D) CanadaCanada California Golden Seals Colorado College (WCHA)
60. Rick Adduono (C) CanadaCanada Boston Bruins St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
63. Rick Bourbonnais (RW) CanadaCanada St. Louis Blues Ottawa 67’s (OHA)
5th round
80. Willi Plett (RW) CanadaCanada Atlanta Flames St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
89. Don Edwards (G) CanadaCanada Buffalo Sabers Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
6th round
104. Matti Hagman (C) FinlandFinland Boston Bruins HIFK Helsinki
108. Paul Holmgren (F) United StatesUnited States Philadelphia Flyers University of Minnesota (WCHA)
7th round
120. Claude Larose (LW) CanadaCanada New York Rangers Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
8th round
132. Ron Wilson (D) United StatesUnited States Toronto Maple Leafs Providence College ( ECAC )
9th round
160. Viktors Hatuļevs (LW / D) Soviet Union 1955Soviet Union Philadelphia Flyers Dinamo Riga ( Vysschaya League )
12th round
188. Ken Holland (G) CanadaCanada Toronto Maple Leafs Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
13th round
210. Dave Taylor (RW) CanadaCanada Los Angeles Kings Clarkson University (ECAC)

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