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The 1980 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Montreal Forum on June 11, 1980, making i the first time that an NHL arena hosted the draft and the first time the Forum hosted the draft.

The hometown Montreal Canadiens used the first selection on Doug Wickenheiser.

The National Hockey League (NHL) teams selected 210 players eligible for entry into professional ranks, in the reverse order of the 1979-80 NHL season.

This is the list of those players selected:

SelectionsEdit

Round OneEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Doug Wickenheiser Centre Template:CAN Montreal Canadiens (from Colorado) Regina Pats (WHL)
2 Dave Babych Defence Template:CAN Winnipeg Jets Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
3 Denis Savard Centre Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks (from Quebec) Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
4 Larry Murphy Defence Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings (from Detroit) Peterborough Petes (OHA)
5 Darren Veitch Defence Template:CAN Washington Capitals Regina Pats (WHL)
6 Paul Coffey Defence Template:CAN Edmonton Oilers Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
7 Rick Lanz Defence Template:CAN Vancouver Canucks Oshawa Generals (OHA)
8 Fred Arthur Defence Template:CAN Hartford Whalers Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
9 Mike Bullard Forward Template:CAN Pittsburgh Penguins Brantford Alexanders (OHA)
10 Jim Fox Forward Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings Ottawa 67s (OHA)
11 Mike Blaisdell Right Wing Template:CAN Detroit Red Wings (from Toronto) Regina Pats (WHL)
12 Rik Wilson Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States St. Louis Blues Kingston Canadians (OHA)
13 Denis Cyr Right Wing Template:CAN Calgary Flames Montreal Juniors (QMJHL)
14 Jim Malone Forward Template:CAN New York Rangers Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
15 Jerry Dupont Defence Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
16 Brad Palmer Forward Template:CAN Minnesota North Stars Victoria Cougars (WHL)
17 Brent Sutter Centre Template:CAN New York Islanders Red Deer Rustlers (AJHL)
18 Barry Pederson Forward Template:CAN Boston Bruins Victoria Cougars (WHL)
19 Paul Gagne Forward Template:CAN Colorado Rockies (from Montreal) Windsor Spitfires (OHA)
20 Steve Patrick Forward Template:CAN Buffalo Sabres Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
21 Mike Stothers Defence Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Kingston Canadians (OHA)

Round TwoEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
22 Joe Ward Centre Template:CAN Colorado Rockies Seattle Breakers (WHL)
23 Moe Mantha, Jr. Defence Template:CAN/
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Winnipeg Jets Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
24 Normand Rochefort Defence Template:CAN Quebec Nordiques Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
25 Craig Muni Defence Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs (from Detroit) Kingston Canadians (OHA)
26 Bob McGill Defence Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs (from Washington) Victoria Cougars (WHL)
27 Ric Nattress Defence Template:CAN Montreal Canadiens (from Edmonton) Brantford Alexanders (OHA)
28 Steve Ludzik Forward Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks (from Vancouver) Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
29 Michel Galarneau Centre Template:CAN Hartford Whalers Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
30 Ken Solheim Forward Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks (from Pittsburgh) Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
31 Tony Curtale Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Calgary Flames (from Los Angeles) Brantford Alexanders (OHA)
32 Kevin LaVallee Forward Template:CAN Calgary Flames (from Toronto) Brantford Alexanders (OHA)
33 Greg Terrion Forward Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings (from St. Louis) Brantford Alexanders (OHA)
34 Dave Morrison Forward Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings (from Calgary) Peterborough Petes (OHA)
35 Mike Allison Forward Template:CAN New York Rangers Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
36 Len Dawes Defence Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Victoria Cougars (WHL)
37 Don Beaupre Goaltender Template:CAN Minnesota North Stars Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
38 Kelly Hrudey Goaltender Template:CAN New York Islanders Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
39 Steve Konroyd Defence Template:CAN Calgary Flames (from Boston) Oshawa Generals (OHA)
40 John Chabot Centre Template:CAN Montreal Canadiens Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
41 Mike Moller Right Wing Template:CAN Buffalo Sabres Lethbridge Broncos (WHL)
42 Jay Fraser Left Wing Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Ottawa 67's (OHA)

Round ThreeEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
43 Fred Boimistruck Defence Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs (from Colorado) Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
44 Murray Eaves Centre Template:CAN Winnipeg Jets University of Michigan (NCAA)
45 John Newberry Centre Template:CAN Montreal Canadiens (from Quebec) Nanaimo Clippers (BCJHL)
46 Mark Osborne Left Wing Template:CAN Detroit Red Wings Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
47 Dan Miele Right Wing Template:CAN Washington Capitals Providence College (NCAA)
48 Shawn Babcock Left Wing Template:CAN Edmonton Oilers Windsor Spitfires (OHA)
49 Andy Schliebener Defence Template:CAN Vancouver Canucks Peterborough Petes (OHA)
50 Mickey Volcan Defence Template:CAN Hartford Whalers University of North Dakota (NCAA)
51 Randy Boyd Defence Template:CAN Pittsburgh Penguins Ottawa 67's (OHA)
52 Steve Bozek Left Wing Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings Northern Michigan University (NCAA)
53 Randy Velischek Defence Template:CAN Minnesota Northstars (from Toronto) Providence College (NCAA)
54 Jim Pavese Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States St. Louis Blues Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
55 Torrie Robertson Left Wing Template:CAN Washington Capitals (from Calgary via Toronto) Victoria Cougars (WHL)
56 Sean McKenna Right Wing Template:CAN Buffalo Sabres (from New York Rangers) Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL)
57 Troy Murray Centre Template:CAN Chicago Blackhawks St. Albert Saints (AJHL)
58 Marcel Frere Left Wing Template:CAN Chicago Blackhawks (from Minnesota) Billings Bighorns (WHL)
59 Dave Simpson Centre Template:CAN New York Islanders London Knights (OHA)
60 Tom Fergus Centre Template:CAN Boston Bruins Peterborough Petes (OHA)
61 Craig Ludwig Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Montreal Canadiens University of North Dakota (NCAA)
62 Jay North Centre Flag of the United States.svg United States Buffalo Sabres Bloomington Jefferson High School (USHS-MN)
63 Paul Mercier Defence Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Sudbury Wolves (OHA)

Round FourEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
64 Rick LaFerriere Goaltender Template:CAN Colorado Rockies Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
65 Guy Fournier Centre Template:CAN Winnipeg Jets Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
66 Jay Miller Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Quebec Nordiques University of New Hampshire (ECAC)
67 Carey Wilson Centre Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks (from Detroit) Dartmouth College (ECAC)
68 Monty Trottier Centre Template:CAN New York Islanders (from Washington) Billings Bighorns (WHL)
69 Jari Kurri Right Wing Template:FIN Edmonton Oilers Jokerit (Finland)
70 Marc Crawford Left Wing Template:CAN Vancouver Canucks Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
71 Kevin McClelland Right Wing Template:CAN Hartford Whalers Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
72 Tony Feltrin Defence Template:CAN Pittsburgh Penguins Victoria Cougars (WHL)
73 Bernie Nicholls Centre Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
74 Stew Gavin Left Wing Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
75 Bob Brooke Centre Flag of the United States.svg United States St. Louis Blues Yale University (ECAC)
76 Marc Roy Right Wing Template:CAN Calgary Flames Trois-Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
77 Kurt Kleinendorst Centre Flag of the United States.svg United States New York Rangers Providence College (ECAC)
78 Brian Shaw Right Wing Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
79 Mark Huglen Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Minnesota North Stars Roseau High School (USHS-MN)
80 Greg Gilbert Left Wing Template:CAN New York Islanders Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
81 Steve Kasper Centre Template:CAN Boston Bruins Sorel Éperviers (QMJHL)
82 Jeff Teal Centre Flag of the United States.svg United States Montreal Canadiens University of Minnesota (WCHA)
83 Jim Wiemer Left Wing Template:CAN Buffalo Sabres Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
84 Ralph Diamond right wing Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)

Round FiveEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
85 Ed Cooper Left Wing Template:CAN Colorado Rockies Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
86 Glen Ostir Defence Template:CAN Winnipeg Jets Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
87 Basil McRae Left Wing Template:CAN Quebec Nordiques London Knights (OMJHL)
88 Mike Corrigan Right Wing Template:CAN Detroit Red Wings Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
89 Timo Blomqvist Defence Template:FIN Washington Capitals Jokerit (Finland)
90 Walt Poddubny Centre Template:CAN Edmonton Oilers Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
91 Darrell May Goaltender Template:CAN Vancouver Canucks Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
92 Darren Jensen Goaltender Template:CAN Hartford Whalers University of North Dakota (WCHA)
93 Doug Shedden Centre Template:CAN Pittsburgh Penguins Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
94 Alan Graves Left Wing Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings Seattle Breakers (WHL)
95 Hugh Larkin Right Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Toronto Maple Leafs Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
96 Alain Lemieux Centre Template:CAN St. Louis Blues Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
97 Randy Turnbull Defence Template:CAN Calgary Flames Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
98 Scot Kleinendorst Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States New York Rangers Providence College (ECAC)
99 Kevin Ginnel Centre Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
100 David Jensen Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Minnesota North Stars University of Minnesota (WCHA)
101 Ken Leiter Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States New York Islanders Michigan State University (WCHA)
102 Randy Hillier Defence Template:CAN Boston Bruins Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
103 Remi Gagne Right Wing Template:CAN Montreal Canadiens Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
104 Dirk Rueter Defence Template:CAN Buffalo Sabres Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OMJHL)
105 Dan Held Centre Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Seattle Breakers (WHL)

Round SixEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
106 Aaron Broten Left Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Colorado Rockies University of Minnesota (WCHA)
107 Ron Loustel Goaltender Template:CAN Winnipeg Jets Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
108 Mark Kumpel Right Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Quebec Nordiques University of Massachusetts Lowell (ECAC)
109 Wayne Crawford Centre Template:CAN Detroit Red Wings Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
110 Todd Bidner Left Wing Template:CAN Washington Capitals Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
111 Mike Winther Centre Template:CAN Edmonton Oilers Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
112 Ken Berry Left Wing Template:CAN Vancouver Canucks Canadian National Development Team
113 Mario Cerri Centre Template:CAN Hartford Whalers Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
114 Pat Graham Left Wing Template:CAN Pittsburgh Penguins Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
115 Darren Eliot Goaltender Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings Cornell University (ECAC)
116 Ron Dennis Goaltender Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs Princeton University (ECAC)
117 Perry Anderson Left Wing Template:CAN St. Louis Blues Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
118 John Multan Right Wing Template:CAN Calgary Flames Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
119 Reijo Ruotsalainen Defence Template:FIN New York Rangers Oulu (Finland)
120 Steve Larmer Right Wing Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
121 Danny Zavarise Defence Template:CAN Minnesota North Stars Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
122 Dan Revell Left Wing Template:CAN New York Islanders Oshawa Generals (OMJHL)
123 Steve Lyons Left Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Boston Bruins Matignon High School (USHS-MA)
124 Mike McPhee Left Wing Template:CAN Montreal Canadiens Rennssaeler Polytechnic Institute (ECAC)
125 Daniel Naud Defence Template:CAN Buffalo Sabres Sorel Eperviers (QMJHL)
126 Brian Tutt Defence Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Calgary Wranglers (WHL)

Round SevenEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
127 Dan Fascinato Defence Template:CAN Colorado Rockies Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
128 Brian Mullen Centre Flag of the United States.svg United States Winnipeg Jets New York Jr. Rangers (NYMJHA)
129 Gaston Therrien Defence Template:CAN Quebec Nordiques Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
130 Mike Braun Defence Template:CAN Detroit Red Wings Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
131 Frank Perkins Right Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Washington Capitals Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
132 Andy Moog Goaltender Template:CAN Edmonton Oilers Billings Bighorns (WHL)
133 Doug Lidster Defence Template:CAN Vancouver Canucks Colorado College (WCHA)
134 Mike Martin Defence Template:CAN Hartford Whalers Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
135 Michael Lauen Right Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Winnipeg Jets (from Pittsburgh) Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
136 Mike O'Connor Defence Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
137 Russ Adam Centre Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
138 Roger Hagglund Defence Template:SWE St. Louis Blues Umea (Sweden)
139 Dave Newsom Left Wing Template:CAN Calgary Flames Brantford Alexanders (OMJHL)
140 Bob Scurfield Centre Template:CAN New York Rangers Western Michigan University (CCHA)
141 Sean Simpson Centre Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
142 Bill Stewart Right Wing Template:CAN Minnesota North Stars University of Denver (WCHA)
143 Mark Hamway Right Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States New York Islanders Michigan State University (WCHA)
144 Tony McMurchy Centre Template:CAN Boston Bruins New Westminster Bruins (WHL)
145 Bill Norton Left Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Montreal Canadiens Clarkson University (ECAC)
146 Jari Paavola Goaltender Template:FIN Buffalo Sabres TPS (Finland)
147 Ross Fitzpatrick Centre Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Western Michigan University (CCHA)

Round EightEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
148 Andre Hidi Left Wing Template:CAN Colorado Rockies Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
149 Sandy Beadle Left Wing Template:CAN Winnipeg Jets Northeastern University (ECAC)
150 Michel Bolduc Defence Template:CAN Quebec Nordiques Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
151 John Beukeboom Defence Template:CAN Detroit Red Wings Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
152 Bruce Raboin Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Washington Capitals Providence Colleges (ECAC)
153 Rob Polman Tuin Goaltender Template:CAN Edmonton Oilers Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
154 John O'Connor Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Vancouver Canucks University of Vermont (ECAC)
155 Brent DeNat Left Wing Template:CAN Hartford Whalers Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
156 Bob Geale Centre Template:CAN Pittsburgh Penguins Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
157 Billy O'Dwyer Centre Flag of the United States.svg United States Los Angeles Kings Boston College (ECAC)
158 Fred Perlini Centre Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
159 Pat Rabbitt Left Wing Template:CAN St. Louis Blues Billings Bighorns (WHL)
160 Claude Drouin Centre Template:CAN Calgary Flames Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
161 Bart Wilson Defence Template:CAN New York Rangers Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
162 Jim Ralph Goaltender Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
163 Jeff Walters Right Wing Template:CAN Minnesota North Stars Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
164 Morey Gare Right Wing Template:CAN New York Islanders Penticton Knights (BCJHL)
165 Mike Moffat Goaltender Template:CAN Boston Bruins Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)
166 Steve Penney Goaltender Template:CAN Montreal Canadiens Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
167 Randy Cunneyworth Centre Template:CAN Buffalo Sabres Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
168 Mark Botell Defence Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Brantford Alexanders (OMJHL)

Round NineEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
169 Shawn MacKenzie Goaltender Template:CAN Colorado Rockies Windsor Spitfires (OMJHL)
170 Eddie Christian Centre Flag of the United States.svg United States Winnipeg Jets Warroad High School (USHS-MN)
171 Christian Tanguay Right Wing Template:CAN Quebec Nordiques Trois-Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
172 Dave Miles Right Wing Template:CAN Detroit Red Wings Brantford Alexanders (OMJHL)
173 Peter Andersson Defence Template:SWE Washington Capitals Timra (Sweden)
174 Lars-Gunnar Pettersson Centre Template:SWE Edmonton Oilers Lulea (Sweden)
175 Patrik Sundstrom Centre Template:SWE Vancouver Canucks Umea (Sweden)
176 Paul Fricker Goaltender Template:CAN Hartford Whalers University of Michigan (WCHA)
177 Brian Lundberg Defence Template:CAN Pittsburgh Penguins University of Michigan (WCHA)
178 Daryl Evans Left Wing Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
179 Darwin McCutcheon Defence Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros (OMJHL)
180 Peter Lindgren Defence Template:SWE St. Louis Blues Hammarby (Sweden)
181 Hakan Loob Right Wing Template:SWE Calgary Flames Karlstad (Sweden)
182 Chris Wray Right Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States New York Rangers Boston College (ECAC)
183 Don Dietrich Defence Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
184 Bob Lakso Left Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Minnesota North Stars Aurora-Hoyt Lakes High School (USHS-MN)
185 Peter Steblyk Defence Template:CAN New York Islanders Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
186 Michael Thelven Defence Template:SWE Boston Bruins Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
187 John Schmidt Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Montreal Canadiens University of Notre Dame (WCHA)
188 Dave Beckon Centre Template:CAN Buffalo Sabres Peterborough Petes (OMJHL)
189 Peter Dineen Defence Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers Kingston Canadians (OMJHL)

Round TenEdit

Pick # Player PositionNationality NHL team College/junior/club team
190 Bob Jansch Right Wing Template:CAN Colorado Rockies Victoria Cougars (WHL)
191 Dave Chartier Centre Template:CAN Winnipeg Jets Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
192 Bill Robinson Defence Flag of the United States.svg United States Quebec Nordiques Acton-Boxborough High School (USHS-MA)
193 Brian Rorabeck Right Wing Template:CAN Detroit Red Wings Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
194 Tony Camazzola Defence Template:CAN Washington Capitals Brandon White Kings (WHL)
195 Bob O'Brien Right Wing Template:CAN Philadelphia Flyers (from Edmonton) Dixie Beehives (OPJHL)
196 Grant Martin Centre Template:CAN Vancouver Canucks Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
197 Lorne Bokshowan Centre Template:CAN Hartford Whalers Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
198 Steve McKenzie Defence Template:CAN Pittsburgh Penguins St. Albert Saints (AJHL)
199 Kim Collins Left Wing Template:CAN Los Angeles Kings Bowling Green University (CCHA)
200 Paul Higgins Right Wing Template:CAN Toronto Maple Leafs Henry Carr Crusaders (MetJHL)
201 John Smyth Defence Template:CAN St. Louis Blues Calgary Wranglers (WHL)
202 Steven Fletcher Defence Template:CAN Calgary Flames Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
203 Anders Backstrom Defence Template:SWE New York Rangers Brynas IF (Sweden)
204 Dan Frawley Right Wing Template:CAN Chicago Black Hawks Sudbury Wolves (OMJHL)
205 Dave Richter Defence Template:CAN Minnesota North Stars University of Michigan (WCHA)
206 Glenn Johannesen Defence Template:CAN New York Islanders Red Deer Rustlers (AJHL)
207 Jens Ohling Left Wing Template:SWE Boston Bruins Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
208 Scott Robinson Goaltender Template:CAN Montreal Canadiens University of Denver (WCHA)
209 John Bader Left Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Buffalo Sabres Irondale High School (USHS-MN)
210 Andy Brickley Left Wing Flag of the United States.svg United States Philadelphia Flyers University of New Hampshire (ECAC)