|1964 DRAFT QUICK FACTS|
|DATE: JUNE 11, 1964|
THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HOTEL (MONTREAL)
The second NHL Amateur Draft had the same rules as the first draft and
marked the first time each team used all of its available picks.|
|Eligible For Draft: Amateur players not on sponsorship lists
prior to May 1, 1964, who were born between Aug. 1, 1947, and July 1, 1948.|
Order: Order set by league based on previous year with team that
picked No. 1 in 1963 dropping to No. 6 and all others moving up one draft position.
Montreal had option to take first two
French-Canadian players before start of draft, but the Canadiens chose not
to exercise option and went ahead and used regular first and
Rotation: Detroit, Boston, New York,
Chicago, Toronto, Montreal.
Total Rounds: Four
Cost to Draft:
Amateur teams were paid $2,000 per drafted player.
Team could offer player contract on his 18th birthday.
|No. 1 pick: Claude Gauthier (by Detroit)|
NHL: Nine players (37.5 percent)
Won Stanley Cup: One player
Most NHL Games: Syl Apps Jr. (727 games)
Playoff Games: Ken Dryden (112 games)
Highest Pick to Miss: No.
1 (Claude Gauthier)
Lowest Pick to Reach: No. 23 (Jim Dorey)
24 (13 forwards, 6 defense, 1 goalie, 4 unknown)
|Won Stanley Cup:
|Hall of Fame: