The Denver Spurs select D - Guy Lapointe (Canadiens, Blues)
with their next pick.
Lapointe was part of Montreal's famed "Big Three" defenseman in the '70's and '80's along with Larry Robinson and Serge Savard. He helped Montreal to six Stanley Cups in that era.
He was a solid checker and opposing goalies feared his slapshot, which was particularly effective on the Habs' lethal powerplay. Being a solid two-way player was something he worked hard on throughout his career.