1970 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Round Overall
3 31
Steve Carlyle
Selected by Montreal from Red Deer (AJHL)
Montreal Canadiens Red Deer Rustlers
Steve Carlyle

5-foot-10, 175 pounds

Left-hand shot


Pre-Draft Statistics

Year Team League GP G A TP PIM
1967-68 Red Deer AJHL -- 12 27 39 65
1968-69Team Canada IIHF -- -- -- -- --
1969-70 Red Deer AJHL 33 14 31 45 --

Pre-Draft Notes

With Team Canada in 1968-69 and 1969-70. ... 1967-68 AJHL All-Star 1st Team. 
Canadian • Born March 10, 1950 in Bentley, Alberta • Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta


Additional Facts

Post-Draft Teams: Alberta (CWUAA); Alberta/Edmonton (WHA)

Education: Attended University of Alberta.

Coaching Career: Served as an associate coach with the Calgary Oval X-treme of the Western Women's Hockey League, a team that featured women's hockey legend Hayley Wickenheiser, from 2005 to 2007. ... Named head coach of the Chinese women's national team in 2007 and held the position through 2007-08 season, as he helped prepare the team for the 2008 IIHF Womens' World Championships in Harbin, China. He coached the Chinese women to an eighth-place finish.

Career Beyond Hockey: Chose not to report to New England after being traded there and retired in middle of 1975-76 season so that he could remain at home in Alberta. ... Moved to Jasper, Alberta, after his retirement and worked as a teacher and school administrator from 1977 to 2005. He was principal of Jasper Elementary School in Jasper, Alberta, when he retired from the school system to coach women's hockey in Calgary.

Total Selected: 115
Forwards: 67
Defense: 36
Goaltenders: 12
Major Junior: 87
College Players: 18
Canadian: 109
Euro-Canadian: 0
American: 6
European: 0
Reached NHL: 62
Won Stanley Cup: 12
Hall of Fame: 3
All-Star Game: 11
Year-end All-Star: 4
Olympians: 2
Picks Traded: 13


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