Other hockey leagues in 1979:    
WHA
YearDraftRoundPickPlayerPosFromToNotesROYHOFAllstarHeismann
1979197911Rob RamageDBirmingham Bulls (WHA)Colorado
1979197912Perry TurnbullFPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)St. Louis
1979197913Mike FolignoFSudbury Wolves (OHA)Detroit
1979197914Mike GartnerRCincinnati Stingers (WHA)Washington
1979197915Rick VaiveRBirmingham Bulls (WHA)Vancouver
1979197916Craig HartsburgDSault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHA)Minnesota
1979197917Keith BrownDPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)Chicago
1979197918Ray BourqueDVerdun Black Hawks (QMJHL)Boston!1980
1979197919Laurie BoschmanFBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Toronto
19791979110Tom McCarthyFOshawa Generals (OHA)Minnesota
19791979111Mike RamseyDU. of Minnesota (NCAA)Buffalo
19791979112Paul ReinhartDKitchener Rangers (OHA)Atlanta
19791979113Doug SullimanFKitchener Rangers (OHA)NY Rangers
19791979114Brian ProppFBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Philadelphia
19791979115Brad McCrimmonDBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Boston
19791979116Jay WellsDKingston Canadiens (OHA)Los Angeles
19791979117Duane SutterFLethbridge Broncos (WHL)NY Islanders
19791979118Ray AllisonFBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Hartford
19791979119Jimmy MannRSherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)Winnipeg
19791979120Michel GouletFBirmingham Bulls (WHA)Quebec
19791979121Kevin LoweDQuebec Remparts (QMJHL)Edmonton
19791979222Blake WesleyDPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)Philadelphia
19791979223Mike Perovich Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Atlanta
19791979224Errol Rausse Seattle Breakers (WHL)Washington
19791979225Tomas JonssonDSwedenNY Islanders
19791979226Brent AshtonFSaskatoon Blades (WHL)Vancouver
19791979227Gaston GingrasDBirmingham Bulls (WHA)Montreal
19791979228Tim TrimperFPeterborough Petes (OHA)Chicago
19791979229Dean HopkinsRLondon Knights (OHA)Los Angeles
19791979230Mark HardyDMontreal Juniors (QMJHL)Los Angeles
19791979231Paul Marshall Brantford Alexanders (OHA)Pittsburgh
19791979232Lindy RuffFLethbridge Broncos (WHL)Buffalo
19791979233Pat RigginGLondon Knights (OHA)Atlanta
19791979234Ed HospodarDOttawa 67's (OHA)NY Rangers
19791979235Pelle LindberghGSwedenPhiladelphia
19791979236Doug MorrisonRLethbridge Broncos (WHL)Boston
19791979237Mats NaslundFSwedenMontreal
19791979238Billy CarrollCLondon Knights (OHA)NY Islanders
19791979239Stuart Smith Peterborough Petes (OHA)Hartford
19791979240Dave ChristianRU. of North Dakota (NCAA)Winnipeg
19791979241Dale HunterCSudbury Wolves (OHA)Quebec
19791979342Neal BrotenCU. of Minnesota (NCAA)Minnesota
19791979343Craig LevieDEdmonton Oil Kings (WHL)Montreal
19791979344Guy CarbonneauCChicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)Montreal
19791979345Jody GageRKitchener Rangers (OHA)Detroit
19791979346Boris Fistric New Westminster Bruins (WHL)Detroit
19791979347Ken EllacottGPeterborough Petes (OHA)Vancouver
19791979348Mark MessierCCincinnati Stingers (WHA)Edmonton
19791979349Bill GardnerFPeterborough Petes (OHA)Chicago
19791979350John-Paul KellyFNew Westminster Bruins (WHL)Los Angeles
19791979351Normand AubinFVerdun Black Hawks (QMJHL)Toronto
19791979352Bennett WolfDKitchener Rangers (OHA)Pittsburgh
19791979353Mark RobinsonDVictoria Cougars (WHL)Buffalo
19791979354Tim HunterFSeattle Breakers (WHL)Atlanta
19791979355Jacques CloutierGTrois Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)Buffalo
19791979356Lindsay CarsonCBillings Bighorns (WHL)Philadelphia
19791979357Keith CrowderRPeterborough Petes (OHA)Boston
19791979358Rick WamsleyGBrantford Alexanders (OHA)Montreal
19791979359Rollie MelansonGWindsor Spitfires (OHA)NY Islanders
19791979360Don NachbaurFBillings Bighorns (WHL)Hartford
19791979361Bill Whelton Boston University (NCAA)Winnipeg
19791979362Lee NorwoodDOshawa Generals (OHA)Quebec
19791979363Kevin MaxwellFU. of North Dakota (NCAA)Minnesota
19791979464Steve Peters Oshawa Generals (OHA)Colorado
19791979465Bob CrawfordRCornwall Royals (QMJHL)St. Louis
19791979466John OgrodnickFNew Westminster Bruins (WHL)Detroit
19791979467Harvie PoczaLBillings Bighorns (WHL)Washington
19791979468Art Rutland Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHA)Vancouver
19791979469Glenn AndersonFU. of Denver (NCAA)Edmonton!2008
19791979470Louis Begin Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)Chicago
19791979471John GibsonDNiagara-Falls Flyers (OHA)Los Angeles
19791979472Vincent TremblayGQuebec Remparts (QMJHL)Toronto
19791979473Brian CrossDBrantford Alexanders (OHA)Pittsburgh
19791979474Gilles HamelRLaval National (QMJHL)Buffalo
19791979475Jim PeplinskiFToronto Marlboros (OHA)Atlanta
19791979476Pat ConacherLSaskatoon Blades (WHL)NY Rangers
19791979477Don GillenRBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Philadelphia
19791979478Larry MelnykDNew Westminster Bruins (WHL)Boston
19791979479Dave OrleskiLNew Westminster Bruins (WHL)Montreal
19791979480Tim LockridgeDBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)NY Islanders
19791979481Ray NeufeldFEdmonton Oil Kings (WHL)Hartford
19791979482Patrick DaleyLMontreal Juniors (QMJHL)Winnipeg
19791979483Anton StastnyFCzechoslovakiaQuebec
19791979484Max KostovichLPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)Edmonton
19791979585Gary DillonCToronto Marlboros (OHA)Colorado
19791979586Mark ReedsFPeterborough Petes (OHA)St. Louis
19791979587Joe PatersonLLondon Knights (OHA)Detroit
19791979588Tim TookeyFPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)Washington
19791979589Dirk GrahamFRegina Pats (WHL)Vancouver
19791979590Jim DobsonFPortland Winter Hawks (WHL)Minnesota
19791979591Lowell Loveday Kingston Canadiens (OHA)Chicago
19791979592Jim BrownDNotre Dame (NCAA)Los Angeles
19791979593Frank NigroCLondon Knights (OHA)Toronto
19791979594Nick RicciGNiagara-Falls Flyers (OHA)Pittsburgh
19791979595Alan HaworthCSherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)Buffalo
19791979596Brad Kempthorne Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Atlanta
19791979597Dan Makuch Clarkson University (NCAA)NY Rangers
19791979598Thomas ErikssonDSwedish Jr. NationalsPhiladelphia
19791979599Marco BaronGMontreal Juniors (QMJHL)Boston
197919795100Yvan JolyROttawa 67's (OHA)Montreal
197919795101Glen Duncan Toronto Marlboros (OHA)NY Islanders
197919795102Mark RenaudDNiagara-Falls Flyers (OHA)Hartford
197919795103Thomas SteenFSwedenWinnipeg
197919795104Pierre LacroixLTrois Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)Quebec
197919795105Mike Toal Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)Edmonton
197919796106Bob AttwellRPeterborough Petes (OHA)Colorado
197919796107Gilles Leduc Verdun Black Hawks (QMJHL)St. Louis
197919796108Carmine CirellaLPeterborough Petes (OHA)Detroit
197919796109Greg ThebergeDPeterborough Petes (OHA)Washington
197919796110Shane Swan Sudbury Wolves (OHA)Vancouver
197919796111Brian Gualazzi Sault-Ste.-Marie Greyhounds (OHA)Minnesota
197919796112Doug CrossmanDOttawa 67's (OHA)Chicago
197919796113Jay McFarlane U. of Wisconsin (NCAA)Los Angeles
197919796114Bill McCrearyLColgate University (NCAA)Toronto
197919796115Marc ChorneyDU. of North Dakota (NCAA)Pittsburgh
197919796116Rick KnickleGBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Buffalo
197919796117Glenn Johnson U. of Denver (NCAA)Atlanta
197919796118Stan Adams Niagara-Falls Flyers (OHA)NY Rangers
197919796119Gordie WilliamsFLethbridge Broncos (WHL)Philadelphia
197919796120Mike KrushelnyskiCMontreal Juniors (QMJHL)Boston
197919796121Greg MoffettGU. of New Hampshire (NCAA)Montreal
197919796122John Gibb Bowling Green State University (NCAA)NY Islanders
197919796123Dave McDonald Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)Hartford
197919796124Tim WattersDMichigan Tech (NCAA)Winnipeg
197919796125Scott McGeown Toronto Marlboros (OHA)Quebec
197919796126Blair BarnesRWindsor Spitfires (OHA)Edmonton
1979197911Peter MarshLMontreal Canadiens (NHL)Winnipeg
1979197912Cam ConnorRMontreal Canadiens (NHL)Edmonton
1979197913Alan HangslebenDMontreal Canadiens (NHL)Hartford
1979197914Dave FarrishDNew York Rangers (NHL)Quebec
1979197925Gerry HartDNew York Islanders (NHL)Quebec
1979197926Nick FotiuFNew York Rangers (NHL)Hartford
1979197927Lee FogolinDBuffalo Sabres (NHL)Edmonton
1979197928Lindsay MiddlebrookGNew York Rangers (NHL)Winnipeg
1979197939Bobby HullLChicago Blackhawks (NHL)Winnipeg
19791979310Pat PriceDNew York Islanders (NHL)Edmonton
19791979311Rick LeyDToronto Maple Leafs (NHL)Hartford
19791979312Ron LowGDetroit Red Wings (NHL)Quebec
19791979413Pierre PlanteRNew York Rangers (NHL)Quebec
19791979414Al SimsDBoston Bruins (NHL)Hartford
19791979415Colin CampbellDPittsburgh Penguins (NHL)Edmonton
19791979416Al CameronDDetroit Red Wings (NHL)Winnipeg
19791979517Dave HoydaLPhiladelphia Flyers (NHL)Winnipeg
19791979518Larry BrownDLos Angeles Kings (NHL)Edmonton
19791979519Jean SavardFChicago Blackhawks (NHL)Hartford
19791979520Blair StewartFWashington Capitals (NHL)Quebec
19791979621John BabyDMinnesota North Stars (NHL)Quebec
19791979622Ralph KlassenFColorado Rockies (NHL)Hartford
19791979623Pete LoPrestiGMinnesota North Stars (NHL)Edmonton
19791979624Jim RobertsLMinnesota North Stars (NHL)Winnipeg
19791979725Lorne StamlerLToronto Maple Leafs (NHL)Winnipeg
19791979726Ron AreshenkoffCBuffalo Sabres (NHL)Edmonton
19791979727Rick HodgsonDAtlanta Flames (NHL)Hartford
19791979728John SmrkeCSt. Louis Blues (NHL)Quebec
19791979829Dave ParroGBoston Bruins (NHL)Quebec
19791979830Kevin KempDToronto Maple Leafs (NHL)Hartford
19791979831Inge HammarstromLSt. Louis Blues (NHL)Edmonton
19791979832Mark HeaslipRLos Angeles Kings (NHL)Winnipeg
19791979933Pierre HamelGToronto Maple Leafs (NHL)Winnipeg
19791979934John GouldLAtlanta Flames (NHL)Edmonton
19791979935Bill BennettLBoston Bruins (NHL)Hartford
19791979936Ken KuzykRMinnesota North Stars (NHL)Quebec
197919791037Roland CloutierCDetroit Red Wings (NHL)Quebec
197919791038Bernie JohnstonCPhiladelphia Flyers (NHL)Hartford
197919791039Doug HicksDChicago Blackhawks (NHL)Edmonton
197919791040Gord McTavishFSt. Louis Blues (NHL)Winnipeg
197919791141Gord SmithDWashington Capitals (NHL)Winnipeg
197919791142Tom EdurDPittsburgh Penguins (NHL)Edmonton
197919791143Brian HillRAtlanta Flames (NHL)Hartford
197919791144Terry MartinFBuffalo Sabres (NHL)Quebec
197919791245Jamie MastersDSt. Louis Blues (NHL)Quebec
197919791246Dave GivenFBuffalo Sabres (NHL)Hartford
197919791247Wayne BianchinLPittsburgh Penguins (NHL)Edmonton
197919791248Clark HamiltonCDetroit Red Wings (NHL)Winnipeg
197919791349Jim CunninghamLPhiladelphia Flyers (NHL)Winnipeg
197919791350Mike ForbesDBoston Bruins (NHL)Edmonton
197919791351M.F. SchurmanLColorado Rockies (NHL)Hartford
197919791352Hartland MonahanFLos Angeles Kings (NHL)Quebec
197919791453Ron AndruffCColorado Rockies (NHL)Quebec
197919791454Nick BeverleyDColorado Rockies (NHL)Hartford
197919791455Doug FavellGColorado Rockies (NHL)Edmonton
197919791456Dennis AbgrallRLos Angeles Kings (NHL)Winnipeg
197919791557Bill RileyWWashington Capitals (NHL)Winnipeg
197919791558Doug PateyWashington Capitals (NHL)Edmonton
197919791559Normand LaPointeGVancouver Canucks (NHL)Hartford
197919791560Alain CoteLMontreal Canadiens (NHL)Quebec
197919791661Lars ZetterstromVancouver Canucks (NHL)Quebec
197919791662Don KozakRVancouver Canucks (NHL)Hartford
197919791663J.-Bob KellyLChicago Blackhawks (NHL)Edmonton
197919791664Gene CarrCAtlanta Flames (NHL)Winnipeg
197919791765Hilliard GravesRVancouver Canucks (NHL)Winnipeg