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1978 Draft Choices Round 1
 
Year: Team: Position: Round:  
C
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 1 1 MNS
Bobby Smith C CAN 6' 4" 210 OHA Ottawa 67's
1 2 2 WSH
Ryan Walter C CAN 6' 0" 200 WCHL Seattle Breakers
1 4 4 VAN
William Derlago C CAN WCHL Brandon Wheat Kings
1 7 7 PHI
Ken Linseman C CAN 5' 11" 180 WHA Birmingham Bulls
1 12 12 DET
Brent Peterson C CAN 6' 0" 190 WCHL Portland Winter Hawks
1 15 15 NYI
Steven Tambellini C CAN WCHL Lethbridge Broncos
D
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 6 6 PHI
Behn Wilson D CAN OHA Kingston Canadians
1 9 9 DET
Wilhelm Huber D DEU 6' 4" 230 OHA Hamilton Fincups
1 11 11 AFM
Charles Marsh D CAN 6' 3" 220 OHA London Knights
1 13 13 BUF
Larry Playfair D CAN WCHL Portland Winter Hawks
L
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 5 5 CLR
Michael Gillis L CAN OHA Kingston Canadians
1 16 16 BOS
Al Secord L CAN 6' 1" 205 OHA Hamilton Fincups
1 17 17 MTL
David Hunter L CAN OHA Sudbury Wolves
1 18 18 WSH
Timothy Coulis L CAN OHA Hamilton Fincups
R
Round Pick Overall Team Player Pos Country Ht Wt Amateur League Amateur Team
1 3 3 STL
Wayne Babych R CAN WCHL Portland Winter Hawks
1 8 8 MTL
Daniel Geoffrion R CAN QMJHL Cornwall Royals
1 10 10 CHI
Tim Higgins R CAN 6' 1" 185 OHA Ottawa 67's
1 14 14 PHI
Daniel Lucas R CAN OHA Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

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