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Encyclopedia > 1983 NHL Entry Draft

The 1983 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec. The St. Louis Blues chose not to participate in this draft, shortly after the league blocked the franchise's relocation to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This was the first and only time in National Hockey League history that a franchise did not participate in an entry draft. The Montreal Forum was an indoor arena located in Montreal, Canada. ... This article needs cleanup. ... The St. ... Saskatoon is a mid-sized city located in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ...


Selections By Round

Below are listed the selections in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft.

Selections By Round

Round 1

1. Brian Lawton - Minnesota Official language(s) None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 400 km 645 km 8. ...


2. Sylvain Turgeon - Hartford Whalers Sylvain Turgeon (born June 17, 1965 in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada) is a former NHL player. ... The Hartford Whalers, previously known as the New England Whalers, were a World Hockey Association (WHA) and later National Hockey League (NHL) franchise from 1972 to 1997. ...


3. Pat LaFontaine - New York Islanders Pat LaFontaine (born February 22, 1965, in St. ... The New York Islanders are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Uniondale, New York. ...


4. Steve Yzerman - Detroit Red Wings Steve Yzerman Stephen Gregory Yzerman (born May 9, 1965 in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Hometown: Nepean, Ontario), is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL. Arguably one of the best and classiest to ever play the game, he led the Red Wings to three... The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. // Facts Founded: 1926 Formerly known as: Cougars 1926-1930, Falcons 1930-1932 Home arena: Joe Louis Arena Former Home Arenas: Windsor Arena (1926-27); Detroit Olympia (1927-1979) Uniform colors: Red and white. ...


5. Tom Barrasso - Buffalo Sabres Thomas Patrick Barrasso (born March 31, 1965, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA) is a retired ice hockey player. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Buffalo, New York. ...


6. John MacLean - New Jersey Devils There are several people named John MacLean, including: John MacLean, professional ice hockey player John MacLean, a minor Canadian political figure John MacLean, Scottish naval officer and merchant John Duncan MacLean, former Premier of the Canadian province of British Columbia John Maclean MA, Scottish political figure John Norman Maclean, author... The New Jersey Devils (NJD) are a National Hockey League team based in the Continental Airlines Arena of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ...


7. Russ Courtnall - Toronto Maple Leafs Russ Courtnall (born on January 2, 1965 in Duncan, British Columbia). ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Toronto, Ontario. ...


8. Andrew McBain - Winnipeg Jets The Winnipeg Jets were an ice hockey franchise that existed in both the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League. ...


9. Cam Neely - Vancouver Canucks Cam Neely Cameron Cam Michael Neely (born June 6, 1965, in Comox, British Columbia) played right wing in the National Hockey League from 1983 to 1996. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ...


10. Normand Lacombe - Buffalo Sabres The Buffalo Sabres are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Buffalo, New York. ...


11. Adam Creighton - Buffalo Sabres The Buffalo Sabres are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Buffalo, New York. ...


12. Dave Gagner - New York Rangers Dave Gagner is a retired NHL player. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in New York City, New York. ...


13. Dan Quinn - Calgary Flames Dan Quinn (born 1 June 1975 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey centre who played in the NHL for 14 seasons. ... The Calgary Flames are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Calgary, Alberta. ...


14. Bobby Dollas - Winnipeg Jets The Winnipeg Jets were an ice hockey franchise that existed in both the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League. ...


15. Bob Errey - Pittsburgh Penguins The Pittsburgh Penguins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...


16. Gerald Diduck - New York Islanders The New York Islanders are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Uniondale, New York. ...


17. Alfie Turcotte - Montreal Canadiens The Montreal Canadiens are the oldest established National Hockey League franchise, and one of the most successful in all of North American sports history. ...


18. Bruce Cassidy - Chicago Blackhawks The Chicago Blackhawks are a National Hockey League team based in Chicago, Illinois. ...


19. Jeff Beukeboom - Edmonton Oilers Jeff Beukeboom (b. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a National Hockey League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ...


20. David Jensen - Hartford Whalers David Kid Jensen (* 1950 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian Radio DJ. // Early Career After beginning his career in his home country at the age of sixteen, joined Radio Luxembourg at the age of eighteen in 1968. ... The Hartford Whalers, previously known as the New England Whalers, were a World Hockey Association (WHA) and later National Hockey League (NHL) franchise from 1972 to 1997. ...


21. Nevin Markwart - Boston Bruins The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ...


Round 2

22. Todd Charlesworth - Pittsburgh Penguins


23. Ville Siren - Hartford Whalers


24. Shawn Evans - New Jersey Devils


25. Lane Lambert - Detroit Red Wings


26. Claude Lemieux - Montreal Canadiens Claude Lemieux (born July 16, 1965 in Gatineau, Quebec) is a Canadian hockey player. ...


27. Sergio Momesso - Montreal Canadiens Sergio Momesso (b. ...


28. Jeff Jackson - Toronto Maple Leafs


29. Brad Berry - Winnipeg Jets


30. David Bruce - Vancouver Canucks David Bruce jr. ...


31. John Tucker - Buffalo Sabres


32. Yves Heroux - Quebec Nordiques This is a list of ice hockey players who have only played one game in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1917-18 to 1999-00. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a National Hockey League team based in Denver, Colorado. ...


33. Randy Heath - New York Rangers


34. Richard Hajdu - Buffalo Sabres


35. Todd Francis - Montreal Canadiens


36. Malcolm Parks - Minnesota North Stars


37. Garnet McKechney - New York Islanders


38. Frank Musil - Minnesota North Stars František Musil (b. ...


39. Wayne Presley - Chicago Blackhawks Wayne Presley (born March 23, 1965 in Dearborn, Michigan, United States) is a retired professional ice hockey right winger who played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1984-85 until 1995-96. ...


40. Mike Golden - Edmonton Oilers


41. Peter Zezel - Philadelphia Flyers Peter Zezel (Žeželj in Serbian) was born in Toronto, Ontario Canada on April 22, 1965. ... The Philadelphia Flyers are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...


42. Greg Johnston - Boston Bruins


Round 3

43. Peter Taglianetti - Winnipeg Jets


44. Derrick Smith - Philadelphia Flyers


45. Daniel Letendre - Montreal Canadiens


46. Bob Probert - Detroit Red Wings Bob Probert (born June 5, 1965 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. ...


47. Bruce Shoebottom - Los Angeles Kings The Los Angeles Kings are a National Hockey League team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. Founded: 1967 Arena: Staples Center Former Home Arenas: Long Beach Sports Arena (part of 1967), Los Angeles Sports Arena (part of 1967); The Forum (1967-1999) Uniform colors: Purple, black, and silver Logo design...


48. Allan Bester - Toronto Maple Leafs


49. Vesa Salo - New York Rangers


50. Scott Tottle - Vancouver Canucks


51. Brian Bradley - Calgary Flames Brian Bradley was a professional hockey player from Kitchener, Ontario. ...


52. Bruce Bell - Quebec Nordiques


53. Gordie Walker - New York Rangers


54. Iiro Jarvi - Quebec Nordiques


55. Perry Berezan - Calgary Flames


56. Mitch Messier - Minnesota North Stars


57. Mike Neill - New York Islanders


58. Mike Rowe - Pittsburgh Penguins Mike Rowe(1987-) is a Canadian high school student. ...


59. Marc Bergevin - Chicago Blackhawks Marc Bergevin (born August 11, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a French Canadian professional hockey defenceman. ...


60. Mike Flanagan - Edmonton Oilers


61. Leif Karlsson - Hartford Whalers


62. Greg Puhalski - Boston Bruins


Round 4

63. Frank Pietrangelo - Pittsburgh Penguins


64. Dave MacLean - Hartford Whalers


65. Mikko Makela - New York Islanders


66. John Bekkers - Calgary Flames


67. Guy Benoit - Los Angeles Kings


68. Dave Korol - Detroit Red Wings


69. Bob Essensa - Winnipeg Jets Robert Bob Essensa (b. ...


70. Tim Lorenz - Vancouver Canucks


71. Kevan Guy - Calgary Flames


72. Ron Chyzowski - Hartford Whalers


73. Peter Andersson - New York Rangers


74. Daren Puppa - Buffalo Sabres Daren Puppa (March 23, 1965 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada) was a professional hockey player who played goaltender in the National Hockey League for the Buffalo Sabres, Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning. ...


75. Tim Bergland - Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Washington, D.C. // Facts Founded: 1974-1975 Arena: MCI Center (Verizon Center in 2006) Former Arena: US Airways Arena (a. ...


76. Brian Durand - Minnesota North Stars


77. Bill Claviter - Calgary Flames


78. John Kordic - Montreal Canadiens John Kordic (March 22, 1965 - August 8, 1992) was a hockey player in the National Hockey League. ...


79. Tarek Howard - Chicago Blackhawks


80. Esa Tikkanen - Edmonton Oilers Esa Tikkanen (born January 25, 1965) in Helsinki, Finland, was a forward in the National Hockey League. ...


81. Allen Bourbeau - Philadelphia Flyers


82. Allan LaRochelle - Boston Bruins


Round 5

83. Dan Hodgson - Toronto Maple Leafs


84. Bob Caulfield - New York Islanders


85. Chris Terreri - New Jersey Devils Chris Terreri was the a perennial backup goaltender for several NHL teams. ...


86. Petr Klima - Detroit Red Wings Petr Klima (born December 23, 1964 in Chaomutov, Czechoslovakia, was a forward in the National Hockey League. ...


87. Bob Laforest - Los Angeles Kings


88. Joey Kocur - Detroit Red Wings


89. Harry Armstrong - Winnipeg Jets


90. Doug Quinn - Vancouver Canucks


91. Igor Liba - Calgary Flames Igor Liba is a former excellent Slovak ice hockey player. ...


92. Luc Guenette - Quebec Nordiques


93. Jim Andonoff - New York Rangers


94. Jason Meyer - Buffalo Sabres


95. Martin Bouliane - Washington Capitals


96. Rich Geist - Minnesota North Stars


97. Ron Viglasi - New York Islanders


98. Dan Wurst - Montreal Canadiens


99. Kevin Robinson - Chicago Blackhawks


100. Garry Galley - Los Angeles Kings Garry Galley (born 16 April 1963 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey defenseman who played in the National Hockey League from 1984 to 2001. ...


101. Jerome Carrier - Philadelphia Flyers


102. Allen Pedersen - Boston Bruins


Round 6

103. Patrick Emond - Pittsburgh Penguins


104. Brian Johnson - Hartford Whalers


105. Gord Mark - New Jersey Devils


106. Chris Pusey - Detroit Red Wings This is a list of ice hockey players who have only played one game in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1917-18 to 1999-00. ...


107. Dave Lundmark - Los Angeles Kings


108. Kevin Stevens - Los Angeles Kings Kevin Stevens (Born on April 15, 1965 in Brockton, Massachusetts) is a retired NHL hockey player who is best known for being the left wing for Mario Lemieux during the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup runs in the 1990/91 and 1991/92 seasons. ...


109. Joel Baillargeon - Winnipeg Jets


110. Dave Lowry - Vancouver Canucks This article is about the hockey player. ...


111. Grant Blair - Calgary Flames


112. Brad Walcot - Quebec Nordiques


113. Bob Alexander - New York Rangers


114. Jim Hofford - Buffalo Sabres


115. Jari Torkki - Chicago Blackhawks


116. Tom McComb - Minnesota North Stars


117. Darin Illikainen - New York Islanders


118. Arto Javanainen - Montreal Canadiens


119. Mark LaVarre - Chicago Blackhawks


120. Don Barber - Edmonton Oilers


121. Rick Tocchet - Philadelphia Flyers To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


122. Terry Taillefer - Boston Bruins


Round 7

123. Paul Ames - Pittsburgh Penguins


124. Joe Reekie - Hartford Whalers


125. Greg Evtushevski - New Jersey Devils


126. Bob Pierson - Detroit Red Wings


127. Tim Burgess - Los Angeles Kings


128. Cam Plante - Toronto Maple Leafs


129. Iain Duncan - Winnipeg Jets


130. Terry Maki - Vancouver Canucks


131. Jeff Hogg - Calgary Flames


132. Craig Mack - Quebec Nordiques


133. Steve Orth - New York Rangers


134. Christian Ruuttu - Buffalo Sabres


135. Dwaine Hutton - Washington Capitals


136. Sean Toomey - Minnesota North Stars This is a list of ice hockey players who have only played one game in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1917-18 to 1999-00. ...


137. Jim Sprenger - New York Islanders


138. Vladislav Tretiak - Montreal Canadiens


139. Scott Birnie - Chicago Blackhawks


140. Dale Derkatch - Edmonton Oilers


141. Bob Mormina - Philadelphia Flyers


142. Ian Armstrong - Boston Bruins


Round 8

143. Chris Duperron - Hartford Whalers


144. Jamie Falle - Hartford Whalers


145. Viacheslav Fetisov - New Jersey Devils Viacheslav (Slava) Alexandrovich Fetisov (Вячеслав (Слава) Александрович Фетисов; born April 20, 1958, in Moscow, USSR) is a ice hockey defenseman, considered one of the best defensemen of all time, a long-time captain for the Soviet Union national team. ...


146. Craig Butz - Detroit Red Wings


147. Ken Hammond - Los Angeles Kings Ken Hammond Kenneth J. Hammond is an associate professor of history at New Mexico State University. ...


148. Paul Bifano - Toronto Maple Leafs


149. Ron Pesetti - Winnipeg Jets


150. John Labatt - Vancouver Canucks


151. Chris MacDonald - Calgary Flames


152. Tommy Albelin - Quebec Nordiques Tommy Albelin (b. ...


153. Pete Marcov - New York Rangers


154. Don McSween - Buffalo Sabres


155. Marty Abrams - Washington Capitals


156. Don Biggs - Minnesota North Stars


157. Dale Henry - New York Islanders


158. Rob Bryden - Montreal Canadiens


159. Kent Paynter - Chicago Blackhawks


160. Ralph Vos - Edmonton Oilers


161. Pelle Eklund - Philadelphia Flyers


162. Francois Olivier - Boston Bruins


Round 9

163. Marty Ketola - Pittsburgh Penguins


164. Bill Fordy - Hartford Whalers


165. Jay Octeau - New Jersey Devils


166. Dave Sikorski - Detroit Red Wings


167. Bruce Fishback - Los Angeles Kings


168. Cliff Abrecht - Toronto Maple Leafs


169. Todd Flichel - Winnipeg Jets


170. Allan Measures - Vancouver Canucks


171. Rob Kivell - Calgary Flames


172. Wayne Groulx - Quebec Nordiques This is a list of ice hockey players who have only played one game in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1917-18 to 1999-00. ...


173. Paul Jerrard - New York Rangers


174. Tim Hoover - Buffalo Sabres


175. Dave Cowan - Washington Capitals


176. Paul Pulis - Minnesota North Stars


177. Kevin Vescio - New York Islanders


178. Grant Mckay - Montreal Canadiens


179. Brian Noonan - Chicago Blackhawks


180. Dave Roach - Edmonton Oilers


181. Robbie Nichols - Philadelphia Flyers


182. Harri Laurila - Boston Bruins


Round 10

183. Alex Haidy - Pittsburgh Penguins


184. Greg Rolston - Toronto Maple Leafs


185. Alexander Chernykh - New Jersey Devils


186. Stu Grimson - Detroit Red Wings Stu Grimson (born May 20, 1965 in Vancouver, British Columbia) was a Canadian ice hockey forward. ...


187. Thomas Ahlen - Los Angeles Kings


188. Brian Ross - Toronto Maple Leafs


189. Kory Wright - Winnipeg Jets


190. Roger Grillo - Vancouver Canucks


191. Tom Pratt - Calgary Flames


192. Scott Shaunessy - Quebec Nordiques


193. Reine Karlsson - Hartford Whalers


194. Mark Ferner - Buffalo Sabres


195. Yves Beaudoin - Washington Capitals


196. Milos Riha - Minnesota North Stars


197. Dave Shellington - New York Islanders


198. Thomas Rundqvist - Montreal Canadiens


199. Dominik Hasek - Chicago Blackhawks Dominik Hašek (born January 29, 1965 in Pardubice, Czech Republic), often called The Dominator, is a professional ice hockey goalie; as of 2004, he plays for the NHL Ottawa Senators. ...


200. Warren Yadlowski - Edmonton Oilers


201. Bill McCormack - Philadelphia Flyers


202. Paul Fitzsimmons - Boston Bruins


Round 11

203. Garth Hildebrand - Pittsburgh Penguins


204. Allan Acton - Hartford Whalers


205. Alan Stewart - New Jersey Devils


206. Jeff Frank - Detroit Red Wings


207. Jan Blaha - Los Angeles Kings


208. Mike Tomlak - Toronto Maple Leafs


209. Eric Cormier - Winnipeg Jets


210. Steve Kayser - Vancouver Canucks


211. Jaroslav Benak - Calgary Flames


212. Oldrich Valek - Minnesota North Stars


213. Bryan Walker - New York Rangers


214. Uwe Krupp - Buffalo Sabres Uwe Krupp was born Jun 24 1965 in Cologne, Germany. ...


215. Alain Raymond - Washington Capitals This is a list of ice hockey players who have only played one game in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1917-18 to 1999-00. ...


216. Anders Huss - Washington Capitals


217. John Bjorkman - New York Islanders


218. Jeff Perpich - Montreal Canadiens


219. Steve Pepin - Chicago Blackhawks


220. John Miner - Edmonton Oilers


221. Brian Jopling - Philadelphia Flyers


222. Norm Foster - Boston Bruins


Round 12

223. Dave Goertz - Pittsburgh Penguins


224. Darcy Kaminski - Hartford Whalers


225. Alexei Kasatonov - New Jersey Devils Alexei Kasatonov (Алексей Викторович Касатонов; born October 14, 1959 in Leningrad, USSR) is an ice hockey defenseman, a long-time member of the Soviet Union national team. ...


226. Chuck Chiatto - Detroit Red Wings


227. Chad Johnson - Los Angeles Kings


228. Ron Choules - Toronto Maple Leafs


229. Jamie Husgen - Winnipeg Jets


230. Jay Mazur - Vancouver Canucks


231. Sergei Makarov - Calgary Flames Sergei Makarov (Сергей Михайлович Макаров; born June 19, 1958 in Chelyabinsk, USSR) was a Soviet ice hockey right wing, two times Olympic Champion. ...


232. Bo Berglund - Quebec Nordiques


233. Ulf Nilsson - New York Rangers


234. Marc Hamelin - Buffalo Sabres


235. Kermit Salfi - Buffalo Sabres


236. Paul Roff - Minnesota North Stars


237. Peter McGeough - New York Islanders


238. Jean-Guy Bergeron - Montreal Canadiens


239. Jindrich Kokrment - Quebec Nordiques


240. Steve Woodburn - Edmonton Oilers


241. Harold Duvall - Philadelphia Flyers


242. Greg Murphy - Boston Bruins


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Knowing that the NHL would support any other bid to keep the team in St. Louis, Schoemel said he was working with a group of investors who would make the minimum $3 million offer to Ralston Purina that NHL governors needed to block the Saskatoon sale.
On June 7, 1983, angry Ralston Purina executives said the Blues would boycott the NHL draft, and the team would be tendered to the NHL, which could try to find a buyer while Ralston pursued its suit.
Draft Rights: Team could offer player contract at any time after draft, however, underage players would be required to begin the 1983-84 season with their major-junior teams if they did not make their NHL teams out of camp, and would only be available for emergency recall.
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