1976 WHA Draft Pick Transactions

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Devils
Roadrunners

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Stingers > Roadrunners.

 

Pick should have been Stingers native pick (they picked first in rounds 3-10).

Devils

 

Traded Barry Dean to Roadrunners for 1976 first round pick (#1-Blair Chapman), 1976 third round pick (#28-Harold Philipoff) on 1975-06-??

 

Barry Dean "traded to Phoenix (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) for Phoenix's 1st (Blair Chapman) and 3rd (Harold Philipoff) round choices in 1976 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1975" per LOH

Blair Chapman
2 1-2
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Whalers > Stingers.

 

Pick should have been Whalers native pick (they picked second in rounds 3-10).

  Peter Marsh
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 (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

Bob Simpson
Devils

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

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

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Roadrunners > Oilers.

 

Pick should have been Roadrunners native pick (they picked sixth in rounds 4-10).

  Bernie Federko
7 1-7
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Cowboys > Stingers.

 

Pick should have been Cowboys native pick (they picked seventh in rounds 4-10).

  Randy Carlyle
8 1-8
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Nordiques > Toros.

 

Pick should have been Nordiques native pick (they picked eighth in rounds 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 10).

  Bjorn Johansson
9 1-9
Devils
  Thomas Gradin
10 1-10
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Aeros > Nordiques.

 

Pick should have been Aeros native pick (they picked tenth in rounds 2-10).

  Rick Green
11 1-11
Devils
  Kent Nilsson
12 1-12
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Oilers > Stingers.

 

Pick should have been Oilers native pick (they picked twelfth in rounds 3-9).

  Don Murdoch
Round 2

Mariners > Whalers — Traded John French to Mariners for 1976 second round pick (?-?) on 1975-10-15

13 2-1
Devils
  Mike Fidler
14 2-2
Devils
  Rod Schutt
15 2-3
Devils
  Alex McKendry
16 2-4
Devils
  Greg Carroll
17 2-5
Devils
  Clayton Pachal
18 2-6
Devils
  David Shand
19 2-7
Devils
  Bob Manno
20 2-8
Devils
  Tom Rowe
21 2-9
Devils
  Peter Lee
22 2-10
Devils
  Morris Lukowich
23 2-11
Devils
  Romano Carlucci
24 2-12
Devils
  Paul Gardner
Round 3
25 3-1
Devils
Devils

 

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

  Mark Suzor
26 3-2
Devils
  Fred Williams
27 3-3
Devils
  Jeff McDill
28 3-4
Devils
Roadrunners

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Racers > Roadrunners.

 

Pick should have been Racers native pick (they picked fourth in rounds 4-10).

Devils

 

Traded Barry Dean to Roadrunners for 1976 first round pick (#1-Blair Chapman), 1976 third round pick (#28-Harold Philipoff) on 1975-06-01

Harold Phillipoff
29 3-5
Devils
  Tony Horvath
30 3-6
Roadrunners
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Roadrunners > Oilers.

 

Pick should have been Roadrunners native pick (they picked sixth in rounds 4-10).

  Drew Callander
31 3-7
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Cowboys > Whalers.

 

Pick should have been Cowboys native pick (they picked seventh in rounds 4-10).

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

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Toros > Crusaders.

 

Pick should have been Toros native pick (they picked eleventh in rounds 1, 3, and 5-9).

  Vern Stenlund
48 4-12
Devils
  Yvon Vautour
Round 5
49 5-1
Devils
Devils

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Stingers > Whalers.

 

Pick should have been Stingers native pick (they picked first in rounds 3-10).

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