Other hockey leagues in 1978:    
WHA
YearDraftRoundPickPlayerPosFromToNotesROYHOFAllstarHeismann
1978197811Bobby SmithFOttawa 67's (OHA)Minnesota!1979
1978197812Ryan WalterCSeattle Breakers (WCHL)Washington
1978197813Wayne BabychRPortland Winter Hawks (WCHL)St. Louis
1978197814Bill DerlagoFBrandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)Vancouver
1978197815Mike GillisLKingston Canadiens (OHA)Colorado
1978197816Behn WilsonDKingston Canadiens (OHA)Philadelphia
1978197817Ken LinsemanFBirmingham Bulls (WHA)Philadelphia
1978197818Dan GeoffrionRCornwall Royals (QMJHL)Montreal
1978197819Willie HuberDHamilton Fincups (OHA)Detroit
19781978110Tim HigginsFOttawa 67's (OHA)Chicago
19781978111Brad MarshDLondon Knights (OHA)Atlanta
19781978112Brent PetersonFPortland Winter Hawks (WCHL)Detroit
19781978113Larry PlayfairDPortland Winter Hawks (WCHL)Buffalo
19781978114Dan Lucas Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHA)Philadelphia
19781978115Steve TambelliniFLethbridge Broncos (WCHL)NY Islanders
19781978116Al SecordLHamilton Fincups (OHA)Boston
19781978117Dave HunterFSudbury Wolves (OHA)Montreal
19781978118Tim CoulisFHamilton Fincups (OHA)Washington
19781978219Steve PayneFOttawa 67's (OHA)Minnesota
19781978220Paul Mulvey Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)Washington
19781978221Joel QuennevilleDWindsor Spitfires (OHA)Toronto
19781978222Curt FraserLVictoria Cougars (WCHL)Vancouver
19781978223Paul MacKinnonDPeterborough Petes (OHA)Washington
19781978224Steve ChristoffCU. of Minnesota (NCAA)Minnesota
19781978225Mike Meeker Peterborough Petes (OHA)Pittsburgh
19781978226Don MaloneyFKitchener Rangers (OHA)NY Rangers
19781978227Merlin MalinowskiFMedicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)Colorado
19781978228Glenn HicksLFlin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)Detroit
19781978229Doug LecuyerCPortland Winter Hawks (WCHL)Chicago
19781978230Dale YakiwchukFPortland Winter Hawks (WCHL)Montreal
19781978231Al JensenGHamilton Fincups (OHA)Detroit
19781978232Tony McKegneyFKingston Canadiens (OHA)Buffalo
19781978233Mike Simurda Kingston Canadiens (OHA)Philadelphia
19781978234Randy JohnstonDPeterborough Petes (OHA)NY Islanders
19781978235Graeme Nicholson Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)Boston
19781978236Ron CarterRSherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)Montreal
19781978337Gord Salt Michigan Tech (NCAA)Philadelphia
19781978338Glen CurrieLLaval National (QMJHL)Washington
19781978339Steve HarrisonDToronto Marlboros (OHA)St. Louis
19781978340Stan SmylFNew Westminster Bruins (WCHL)Vancouver
19781978341Paul Messier U. of Denver (NCAA)Colorado
19781978342Richard DavidLTrois Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)Montreal
19781978343Ray Markham Flin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)NY Rangers
19781978344Dean TurnerDU. of Michigan (NCAA)NY Rangers
19781978345Jay JohnstonDHamilton Fincups (OHA)Washington
19781978346Rick PatersonFCornwall Royals (QMJHL)Chicago
19781978347Tim BernhardtGCornwall Royals (QMJHL)Atlanta
19781978348Mark KirtonCPeterborough Petes (OHA)Toronto
19781978349Rob McClanahanFU. of Minnesota (NCAA)Buffalo
19781978350Glen CochraneDVictoria Cougars (WCHL)Philadelphia
19781978351Dwayne LowdermilkDSeattle Breakers (WCHL)NY Islanders
19781978352Brad KnelsonDLethbridge Broncos (WCHL)Boston
19781978353Doug DerksonCNew Westminster Bruins (WCHL)Detroit
19781978454Curt GilesDU. of Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA)Minnesota
19781978455Bengt GustafssonFFarjestads BK Karlstad (SEL)Washington
19781978456Harold Luckner Farjestads BK Karlstad (SEL)Vancouver
19781978457Brad SmithFSudbury Wolves (OHA)Vancouver
19781978458Dave Watson Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHA)Colorado
19781978459Dave SilkFBoston University (NCAA)NY Rangers
19781978460Andre DoreDQuebec Remparts (QMJHL)NY Rangers
19781978461Shane Pearsall Ottawa 67's (OHA)Pittsburgh
19781978462Bjorn Skaare Ottawa 67's (OHA)Detroit
19781978463Brian Young New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)Chicago
19781978464Jim MacRae London Knights (OHA)Atlanta
19781978465Bob ParentGKitchener Rangers (OHA)Toronto
19781978466Mike GazdicDSudbury Wolves (OHA)Buffalo
19781978467Russ Wilderman Seattle Breakers (WCHL)Philadelphia
19781978468George BuatRSeattle Breakers (WCHL)Boston
19781978469Kevin ReevesCMontreal Juniors (QMJHL)Montreal
19781978570Roy KerlingCCornell University (NCAA)Minnesota
19781978571Lou FranceschettiRNiagara-Falls Flyers (OHA)Washington
19781978572Kevin WillisonDBillings Bighorns (WCHL)St. Louis
19781978573Tim ThomlinsonGBillings Bighorns (WCHL)Colorado
19781978574Rod GuimontRLethbridge Broncos (WCHL)Colorado
19781978575Rob GarnerCToronto Marlboros (OHA)Pittsburgh
19781978576Mike McDougallFPort Huron Flags (IHL)NY Rangers
19781978577Paul ManciniLSault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHA)Los Angeles
19781978578Ted NolanLSault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHA)Detroit
19781978579Mark MurphyLToronto Marlboros (OHA)Chicago
19781978580Gord WappelDRegina Pats (WCHL)Atlanta
19781978581Jordy DouglasFFlin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)Toronto
19781978582Randy IrelandGFlint Generals (IHL)Buffalo
19781978583Brad Tamblyn Toronto Marlboros (OHA)Philadelphia
19781978584Greg Hay Michigan Tech (NCAA)NY Islanders
19781978585Darryl McLeodLBoston University (NCAA)Boston
19781978586Mike Boyd Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHA)Montreal
19781978687Bob BergloffDU. of Minnesota (NCAA)Minnesota
19781978688Vince Magnan U. of Denver (NCAA)Washington
19781978689Jim NillFMedicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)St. Louis
19781978690Gerry MinorCRegina Pats (WCHL)Vancouver
19781978691John HynesGHarvard University (NCAA)Colorado
19781978692Mel HewittLCalgary Wranglers (WCHL)Toronto
19781978693Tom LaidlawDNorthern Michigan University (NCAA)NY Rangers
19781978694Doug KeansGOshawa Generals (OHA)Los Angeles
19781978695Sylvain LocasCSherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)Detroit
19781978696Dave FeamsterDColorado College (NCAA)Chicago
19781978697Greg MeredithFNotre Dame (NCAA)Atlanta
19781978698Normand LefebvreRTrois Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)Toronto
19781978699Cam MacGregor Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)Buffalo
197819786100Mark TaylorFU. of North Dakota (NCAA)Philadelphia
197819786101Kelly DavisDFlin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)NY Islanders
197819786102Jeff BrubakerLPeterborough Petes (OHA)Boston
197819786103Keith ActonCPeterborough Petes (OHA)Montreal
197819787104Kim SpencerDVictoria Cougars (WCHL)Minnesota
197819787105Mats HallinLSodertalje SK (SEL)Washington
197819787106Steve StockmanCCornwall Royals (QMJHL)St. Louis
197819787107Dave RossRPortland Winter Hawks (WCHL)Vancouver
197819787108Andy Clark Lake Superior State University (NCAA)Colorado
197819787109Paul MacLeanFHull Olympiques (QMJHL)St. Louis
197819787110Dan ClarkDMilwaukee Admirals (IHL)NY Rangers
197819787111Don WaddellDNorthern Michigan University (NCAA)Los Angeles
197819787112Wes GeorgeLSaskatoon Blades (WCHL)Detroit
197819787113Dave MancusoDWindsor Spitfires (OHA)Chicago
197819787114Dave HindmarchFU. of Alberta (CIAU)Atlanta
197819787115John Scammell Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)Toronto
197819787116Dan EastmanCSaginaw Gears (IHL)Buffalo
197819787117Mike EwanowskiRBoston College (NCAA)Philadelphia
197819787118Rick PepinLLaval National (QMJHL)NY Islanders
197819787119Murray SkinnerGLake Superior State University (NCAA)Boston
197819787120Jim LawsonCBrown University (NCAA)Montreal
197819788121Mike Cotter Bowling Green State University (NCAA)Minnesota
197819788122Rich SiroisGMilwaukee Admirals (IHL)Washington
197819788123Denis HouleLHamilton Fincups (OHA)St. Louis
197819788124Steve O'NeillWProvidence College (NCAA)Vancouver
197819788125John Olver U. of Michigan (NCAA)Colorado
197819788126Jerry PriceGPortland Winter Hawks (WCHL)Philadelphia
197819788127Greg Kostenko Ohio State University (NCAA)NY Rangers
197819788128Bob MierkalnsCHamilton Fincups (OHA)Los Angeles
197819788129John BarrettDWindsor Spitfires (OHA)Detroit
197819788130Sandy Ross Colgate University (NCAA)Chicago
197819788131Dave MorrisonRCalgary Wranglers (WCHL)Atlanta
197819788132Kevin Reinhart Kitchener Rangers (OHA)Toronto
197819788133Eric StrobelFU. of Minnesota (NCAA)Buffalo
197819788134Darre SwitzerLMedicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)Philadelphia
197819788135Dave CameronCNY Islanders
197819788136Bobby Hehir Boston College (NCAA)Boston
197819788137Larry LandonLR.P.I. (NCAA)Montreal
197819789138Brent GogolRBillings Bighorns (WCHL)Minnesota
197819789139Denis PomerleauRTrois Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)Washington
197819789140Tony Meagher Boston University (NCAA)St. Louis
197819789141Charlie Antetomaso Boston College (NCAA)Vancouver
197819789142Kevin KrookDRegina Pats (WCHL)Colorado
197819789143Rick SimpsonLMedicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)St. Louis
197819789144Brian McDavidDKitchener Rangers (OHA)NY Rangers
197819789145Rick ScullyFBrown University (NCAA)Los Angeles
197819789146Jim Malazdrewicz St. Boniface [MJHL]Detroit
197819789147Mark LockenGNiagara-Falls Flyers (OHA)Chicago
197819789148Doug Todd U. of Michigan (NCAA)Atlanta
197819789149Mike WaghorneDU. of New Hampshire (NCAA)Toronto
197819789150Eugene O'SullivanCCalgary Wranglers (WCHL)Buffalo
197819789151Greg Francis St. Lawrence University (NCAA)Philadelphia
197819789152Paul JoswiakGU. of Minnesota (NCAA)NY Islanders
197819789153Craig MacTavishCU. of Lowell (NCAA)Boston
197819789154Kevin ConstantineGR.P.I. (NCAA)Montreal
1978197810155Mike Seide Bloomington Junior Stars (USHL)Minnesota
1978197810156Barry HeardGLondon Knights (OHA)Washington
1978197810157Jim LockhurstGKingston Canadiens (OHA)St. Louis
1978197810158Rick MartensGNew Westminster Bruins (WCHL)Vancouver
1978197810159Jeff Jensen Lake Superior State University (NCAA)Colorado
1978197810160Bob FroeseGNiagara-Falls Flyers (OHA)St. Louis
1978197810161Mark RodriguesGYale University (NCAA)NY Rangers
1978197810162Brad Thiessen Toronto Marlboros (OHA)Los Angeles
1978197810163Geoff Shaw Hamilton Fincups (OHA)Detroit
1978197810164Glenn Van Colorado College (NCAA)Chicago
1978197810165Mark Green Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)Atlanta
1978197810166Laurie Cuvelier St.-Francis Xavier University (CIAU)Toronto
1978197810167Rick Berard St.-Mary's University (CIAU)Philadelphia
1978197810168Don Lucia Notre Dame (NCAA)Philadelphia
1978197810169Scott Cameron Notre Dame (NCAA)NY Islanders
1978197810170Dan Lerg U. of Michigan (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197810171John Swan McGill University (CIAU)Montreal
1978197811172Mark ToffoloDPort Huron Flags (IHL)Washington
1978197811173Risto SiltanenDIlves Tampere (FNL)St. Louis
1978197811174Bo Ericsson AIKColorado
1978197811175Dan Hermansson SwedenSt. Louis
1978197811176Steve WeeksGNorthern Michigan University (NCAA)NY Rangers
1978197811177Jim Armstrong Clarkson University (NCAA)Los Angeles
1978197811178Carl Van Harrewyn New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)Detroit
1978197811179Darryl SutterFLethbridge Broncos (WCHL)Chicago
1978197811180Bob SullivanLToledo Goaldiggers (IHL)Atlanta
1978197811181Jean-Francois BoutinLVerdun Black Hawks (QMJHL)St. Louis
1978197811182Mark BergeFU. of North Dakota (NCAA)Philadelphia
1978197811183Ken MooreGClarkson University (NCAA)Philadelphia
1978197811184Chris Lowdahl SwedenNY Islanders
1978197811185John SullivanWProvidence College (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197811186Dan Metivier Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)Montreal
1978197812187Paul Hogan Regina Pats (WCHL)Washington
1978197812188Serge MenardRMontreal Juniors (QMJHL)St. Louis
1978197812189Steve Barger Boston College (NCAA)Washington
1978197812190Jari Viitala FinlandColorado
1978197812191Don BoydRR.P.I. (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197812192Pierre Daigneault St. Laurent CollegeNY Rangers
1978197812193Claude LarochelleRHull Olympiques (QMJHL)Los Angeles
1978197812194Ladislav Svozil CzechoslovakiaDetroit
1978197812195Jim OlsonRSt.-Paul Vulcans (USHL)Philadelphia
1978197812196Bernhard EngelbrechtGLandshut EV (Germ)Atlanta
1978197812197Paul StasiukLProvidence College (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197812198Anton StastnyFBratislava (Slovakia)Philadelphia
1978197812199Gunnar Persson SwedenNY Islanders
1978197812200Gerd Truntschka Cologne (West Germany)St. Louis
1978197812201Slava FetisovDCSKA Moscow (Russia)Montreal
1978197813202Rod Pacholzuk U. of Michigan (NCAA)Washington
1978197813203Victor ShkurdyukFUSSRSt. Louis
1978197813204Ulf Zetterstrom SwedenColorado
1978197813205Carl Bloomberg St. Louis University (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197813206Chris McLaughlin Dartmouth College (NCAA)NY Rangers
1978197813207Terry Kitching Boston University (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197813208Tom Bailey Kingston Canadiens (OHA)Detroit
1978197813209Brian O'Connor Boston University (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197813210Brian Crombeen Kingston Canadiens (OHA)St. Louis
1978197813211Mike Pidgeon Oshawa Generals (OHA)St. Louis
1978197813212Jeff MarsRU. of Michigan (NCAA)Montreal
1978197814213Wes JarvisFWindsor Spitfires (OHA)Washington
1978197814214John Cochrane Harvard University (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197814215Ray IrwinDOshawa Generals (OHA)Washington
1978197814216Joe Casey Boston College (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197814217Todd Johnson Boston University (NCAA)NY Rangers
1978197814218Jim Farrell Princeton University (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197814219Larry LozinskiGFlin-Flon Bombers (WCHL)Detroit
1978197814220Frank JohnsonDProvidence College (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197814221Blair Wheeler Yale University (NCAA)St. Louis
1978197814222Greg Tignanelli Northern Michigan University (NCAA)Montreal
1978197815223Dan McCarthyCSudbury Wolves (OHA)NY Rangers
1978197815224Randy BettyLNew Westminster Bruins (WCHL)Detroit
1978197815225George Goulakos St. Lawrence University (NCAA)Montreal
1978197816226Brian Crawley St. Lawrence University (NCAA)Detroit
1978197816227Ken Moodie Colgate University (NCAA)Montreal
1978197817228Doug Feasby Toronto Marlboros (OHA)Detroit
1978197817229Serge Leblanc U. of Vermont (NCAA)Montreal
1978197818230Bob MagnusonFMerrimack College (NCAA)Montreal
1978197819231Chris NilanFNortheastern University (NCAA)Montreal
1978197820232Rick WilsonGSt. Lawrence University (NCAA)Montreal
1978197821233Louis SleigherRChicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)Montreal
1978197822234Doug RobbRBillings Bighorns (WCHL)Montreal