BCHL at the NHL Draft – The 1970s and 1980s

1975 NHL Amateur Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
10th 162 Greg Agar California Seals Merritt Centennials

1980 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
3rd 45 John Newberry Montreal Canadiens Nanaimo Clippers
8th 164 Morey Gare New York Islanders Penticton Knights

1981 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
4th 71 Paul Houck Edmonton Oilers Kelowna Buckaroos
8th 155 Mike Sturgeon Edmonton Oilers Kelowna Buckaroos
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1982 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
4th 74 Tom Martin Winnipeg Jets Kelowna Buckaroos
4th 78 Chris Jensen New York Rangers Kelowna Buckaroos
5th 88 Ray Ferraro Hartford Whalers Penticton Knights
5th 91 Brad Beck Chicago Blackhawks Penticton Knights
10th 196 Jim Camazzola Chicago Blackhawks Penticton Knights
10th 209 Grant Dion Edmonton Oilers Cowichan Valley Capitals
11th 222 Bob Shaw Winnipeg Jets Penticton Knights

1983 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
6th 120 Don Barber Edmonton Oilers Kelowna Buckaroos
8th 148 Paul Bifano Toronto Maple Leafs Burnaby Blue Hawks
8th 160 Ralph Vos Edmonton Oilers Abbotsford Flyers
9th 180 Dave Roach Edmonton Oilers New Westminster Royals
11th 222 Norm Foster Boston Bruins Penticton Knights

1984 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
4th 84 Richard Novak Edmonton Oilers Richmond Sockeyes
6th 113 Steve Tuttle St. Louis Blues Richmond Sockeyes
8th 160 Ralph Vos Edmonton Oilers Abbotsford Flyers
6th 117 Brett Hull Calgary Flames Penticton Knights

1985 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
5th 99 Bruce Major Quebec Nordiques Richmond Sockeyes
7th 142 Ed Cristofoli Montreal Canadiens Penticton Knights
7th 144 Brent Mowery Winnipeg Jets Summerland Buckaroos
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1986 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
8th 166 Lee Davidson Washington Capitals Penticton Knights
8th 167 Murray Baron Philadelphia Flyers Vernon Lakers
9th 170 Trevor Pochipinski Los Angeles Kings Penticton Knights
9th 184 Warren Sharples Calgary Flames Penticton Knights
10th 190 Scott King Detroit Red Wings Vernon Lakers
11th 221 Cal Brown Hartford Whalers Penticton Knights

1987 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
6th 113 Mike McCormick Chicago Blackhawks Richmond Sockeyes
8th 158 Kevin Scott Detroit Red Wings Vernon Lakers
9th 181 Shawn Howard New York Islanders Penticton Knights
10th 190 Scott King Detroit Red Wings Vernon Lakers
12th 233 Neil Eisenhut Vancouver Canucks Langley Eagles

1988 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
3rd 44 Dane Jackson Vancouver Canucks Vernon Lakers
8th 162 Todd Hilditch Washington Capitals Penticton Knights

1989 NHL Entry Draft

Round # Player NHL Team BCHL Team
1st 9 Jason Marshall St. Louis Blues Vernon Lakers