1963 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Round Overall
2 12
Neil Clairmont
Selected by Toronto from Parry Sound (Ontario Midget)
Toronto Maple Leafs Parry Sound Midget
Neil Clairmont

5-foot-11, 182 pounds

Left-hand shot

Left Wing,

Pre-Draft Statistics

Statistics unavailable

Pre-Draft Notes

Childhood friend of his Parry Sound neighbor, Bobby Orr, who was one year younger than Clairmont, but the two were often teammates in minor hockey because Orr played up in age group. ... Coached in bantam hockey by former NHL player Bucko McDonald.
Canadian • Born May 16, 1947 in Parry Sound, Ontario • Hometown: Parry Sound, Ontario

After the Draft


Full Name: Neil Patrick Clairmont

Post-Draft Teams:
Neil McNeil (OHA Jr. B); Toronto, London, Peterborough (OHA); Nashville (EHL); Barrie (Ontario Sr.), Des Moines (IHL); St. Petersburg (EHL); Boston (AHL); Binghamton (NAHL)

Career Beyond Hockey: Remained in Binghamton, N.Y., after hockey career and went into the trucking business as city driver with Consolidated Freightways-- a job he held until retiring in 2005.

Family: Younger brother of former minor-leaguer Wayne Clairmont.

Total Selected: 21
Forwards: 13
Defense: 6
Goaltenders: 0
Position n/a: 2
Major Junior: 4
College Players: 0
Canadian: 21
American: 0
European: 0
Reached NHL: 5
Won Stanley Cup: 1
Hall of Fame: 0
All-Star Game: 2
Year-end All-Star: 0
Olympians: 0
Picks Traded: 0

About This SiteHelp Support HDCPrivacy PolicyContact InfoFeedback