Round
Overall
Player
Pos
Amateur Team @ Draft
Pick's Original
Owner
1
5
Mike Gillis
LW
Kingston Canadiens (OHA)
Rockies
2
27
Merlin Malinowski
C
Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
Los Angeles Kings
3
41
Paul Messier
C
Denver Pioneers (WCHA)
Rockies
4
58
Dave Watson
LW
Sault Ste. Sarie Greyhounds (OHA)
Rockies
5
73
Tim Thomlinson
G
Billings Bighorns (WCHL)
Vancouver Canucks
5
74
Rod Guimont
RW
Lethbridge Broncos (WCHL)
Rockies
6
91
John Hynes
G
Harvard Crimson (ECAC)
Rockies
7
108
Andy Clark
D
Lake Superior St. Lakers (CCHA)
Rockies
8
125
John Olver
RW
Michigan Wolverines (CCHA)
Rockies
9
142
Kevin Krook
D
Regina Pats (WCHL)
Rockies
10
159
Jeff Jensen
LW
Lake Superior St. Lakers (CCHA)
Rockies
11
174
Bo Ericson
D
AIK Solna (SEL)
Rockies
12
190
Jari Viitala
C
Tampere Ilves (FEL)
Rockies
13
204
Ulf Zetterstrom
LW
Kiruna (SEL)
Rockies
Draft Picks - 1978
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