1976 WHA Draft Pick Transactions

May 17, 1976 Rounds 1-5
May 26, 1976 Rounds 6-10

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
 
Devils

Toronto Toros forfeited first round pick as penalty for signing underage junior player Mark Napier.

 
1 1-1
Devils
  Blair Chapman
2 1-2
Devils
  Peter Marsh
 
Devils

New England Whalers forfeited first round pick as penalty for signing underage junior player Doug Roberts.

 
3 1-3
Devils
  Glen Sharpley
4 1-4
Devils
Devils

 

Traded • Rosaire Paiement to Whalers for • 1976 first round pick (#4-Bob Simpson) on 1975-06-26

 

Rosaire Paiement "traded to New England (WHA) by Denver (WHA) for New England's 1st round choice (later traded to Indianapolis - Indianapolis selected Bob Simpson) in WHA Amateur Draft, June 26, 1975" per LOH

Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Rosaire Paiement "traded to New England by Denver for New England's 1st round choice (later traded to Indianapolis - Indianapolis selected Bob Simpson) in WHA Amateur Draft, June 26, 1975" per LOH

Bob Simpson
Devils

This pick may have been Racers native pick (Racers picked in this position in rounds 4-10).

 
5 1-5     Dave Farrish
6 1-6
Roadrunners
Devils

 

Traded • Barry Dean to Roadrunners for • 1976 first round pick (#6-Bernie Federko) • 1976 third round pick (#30-Drew Callander) on ????-??-??

  Bernie Federko
7 1-7
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Calgary Cowboys" per AP

  Randy Carlyle
8 1-8
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Quebec Nordiques" per AP

  Bjorn Johansson
9 1-9
Devils
  Thomas Gradin
 
Devils

Houston Aeros forfeited first round pick.

 
Round 2
10 2-1
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Toronto" per AP

  Rick Green
11 2-2
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Edmonton" per AP

  Kent Nilsson
12 2-3
Devils
  Don Murdoch
13 2-4
Devils
  Mike Fidler
14 2-5
Devils
  Rod Schutt
15 2-6
Devils
  Alex McKendry
16 2-7
Devils
Devils

 

Traded • John French to Mariners for • 1976 second round pick (#16-Greg Carroll) • future considerations (?) on 1975-10-15

Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from New England, received from San Diego" per AP

 

Greg Carroll
17 2-8
Roadrunners
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"The Runners were without early round picks, having traded... a second round right to Winnipeg for considerations in last year's draft."

 

"received from Phoenix" per AP

  Clayton Pachal
18 2-9
Devils
  David Shand
19 2-10
Devils
  Bob Manno
20 2-11
Devils
  Tom Rowe
21 2-12
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Houston" per AP

 

  Peter Lee
22 2-13
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Minnesota Fighting Saints—disbanded" per AP

 

  Morris Lukowich
23 2-14
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Edmonton" per AP

  Romano Carlucci
Round 3
24 3-1
Devils
  Paul Gardner
25 3-2
Devils
Devils

 

Traded Joe Junkin to Stingers for 1976 third round pick (#25-Mark Suzor) on 1975-??-??

  Mark Suzor
26 3-3
Devils
  Fred Williams
27 3-4
Devils
  Jeff McDill
28 3-5
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Indianapolis" per AP

  Harold Phillipoff
29 3-6
Devils
  Tony Horvath
30 3-7
Roadrunners
Devils

 

Traded • Barry Dean to Roadrunners (WHA) for • 1976 first round pick (#6-Bernie Federko) • 1976 third round pick (#30-Drew Callander) on ????-??-??

  Drew Callander
31 3-8
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Calgary" per AP

  Dave Debol
32 3-9
Devils
  Al Glendenning
33 3-10
Devils
  Steve Clippingdale
34 3-11
Devils
  Jim Roberts
Round 4
35 4-1
Devils
  Don Lemieux
36 4-2
Devils
  Brian Sutter
37 4-3
Devils
  Barry Melrose
38 4-4
Devils
  Mike Kaszycki
39 4-5
Devils
  Rocky Maze
40 4-6
Devils
  Dave Dornseif
41 4-7
Devils
  John Smrke
42 4-8
Roadrunners
  Kari Makkonen
43 4-9
Devils
  Alain Belanger
44 4-10
Devils
  Maurice Barrette
45 4-11
Devils
  Goran Lindblom
46 4-12
Devils
  Mike Fedorko
Round 5
47 5-1
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Toronto" per AP

  Vern Stenlund
48 5-2
Devils
  Yvon Vautour
49 5-3
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

"received from Cincinnati" per AP

  Bill Baker
50 5-4
Devils
  Mike Liut
51 5-5
Devils
  Bob Miller
52 5-6
Devils
  Jean Gagnon
53 5-7
Devils
  Archie King
54 5-8
Roadrunners
  Juhani Wallenius
55 5-9
Devils
  Bruce Baker
56 5-10
Devils
  Garth MacGuigan
57 5-11
Devils
  Doug Johnston
58 5-12
Devils
  Larry Skinner
Round 6
59 6-1
Devils
  Dan Djakalovic
60 6-2
Devils
  Tim Williams
61 6-3
Devils
  Joe Oslin
62 6-4
Devils
  Dwight Schofield
63 6-5
Devils
  Rob Flockhart
64 6-6
Devils
  Joe Kowal
65 6-7
Devils
  Rick Hodgson
66 6-8
Roadrunners
  Doug Patey
67 6-9
Devils
  Lorry Gloeckner
68 6-10
Devils
  Claude Periard
69 6-11
Devils
  Fred Berry
70 6-12
Devils
  Kevin Schamehorn
Round 7
71 7-1
Devils
  Mike McEwen
72 7-2
Devils
  Gord Blumenschein
73 7-3
Devils
  Paul Skidmore
74 7-4
Devils
  Warren Young
75 7-5
Devils
  Mark Earp
76 7-6
Devils
  Greg Malone
77 7-7
Devils
  Rob Tudor
78 7-8
Roadrunners
  Mark Davidson
79 7-9
Devils
  Phil Verchota
80 7-10
Devils
  Denis Charbonneau
81 7-11
Devils
  Greg Craig
82 7-12
Devils
  Mike Hordy
Round 8
83 8-1
Devils
  Mike Kitchen
84 8-2
Devils
  John Tavella
85 8-3
Devils
  Stu Ostlund
86 8-4
Devils
  Ken Morrow
87 8-5
Devils
  Ron Zanussi
88 8-6
Devils
  Jim Kirkpatrick
89 8-7
Devils
  Claude Legris
90 8-8
Roadrunners
  Jari Takio
91 8-9
Devils
  Don Jackson
92 8-10
Devils
  Brian Granfield
93 8-11
Devils
  Larry Riggin
Round 9
94 9-1
Devils
  Marc Desforges
95 9-2
Devils
  Al Dumba
96 9-3
Devils
  Fern LeBlanc
97 9-4
Devils
  Ed Clarey
98 9-5
Devils
  Charlie Skjodt
99 9-6
Devils
  Rik Garcia
100 9-7
Devils
  Don Moores
101 9-8
Roadrunners
  Jouni Rinne
102 9-9
Devils
  Rob Palmer
103 9-10
Devils
  Anders Hakansson
104 9-11
Devils
  Bill Wells
Round 10
105 10-1
Devils
  Brian Dillon
106 10-2
Devils
  Jim Bedard
107 10-3
Devils
  Terry Ballingal
108 10-4
Devils
  Jon Hammond
109 10-5
Devils
  Larry McRae
110 10-6
Devils
  Remi Levesque
111 10-7
Devils
  Ron Roscoe
112 10-8
Roadrunners
  Hannu Helander
113 10-9
Devils
  Cal Sandbeck
114 10-10
Devils
  Pierre Brassard
115 10-11
Devils
  Jorgen Pettersson
116 10-12
Devils
  Bob Pazzelli