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European Prospects

All the information you need about the Canadiens prospects playing in Europe

Canadiens @ Senators Rookie Camp Scrimmage: Game thread, rosters, and how to watch

The first competitive action of the 2021-22 season sees the top prospects in the Habs and Sens organizations squaring off.

Kristoffer Näslund discusses Norlinder’s development

One of Montreal’s top prospects is heading to Montreal after a year of development with Frölunda.

The Dispatch: Frederik Dichow

The Canadiens prospects talks about adjusting to higher levels.

The Dispatch: Jan Myšák talks faceoffs with Tomáš Plekanec, and what he’s working on for next season

This time with the Dispatch; Jan Myšák speaks about the influence of Tomáš Plekanec, Patrik Eliáš and Joël Bouchard.

The Dispatch: All eyes on Canadiens prospect Mattias Norlinder

We speak with former Montreal Canadien Christian Folin, Frölunda’s coach Roger Rönnberg and in the end we get to listen to Mattias Norlinder himself.

Can Mattias Norlinder make the jump to the NHL this season?

The Canadiens may need some defencemen for next year, and Norlinder will make his audition.

‘It is a dream come true’: Mattias Norlinder talks about his new NHL contract

The Swedish defenceman also discusses when he’ll be making his first appearance in Montreal.

Montreal Canadiens sign Mattias Norlinder to entry-level contract

The contract begins in 2021-22.

Grading Jacob Olofsson’s season

In what was supposed to be a season of improvement, Olofsson kept slipping backward.

Grading Joni Ikonen’s season

Finally healthy, we saw the significant impact all that lost time had on Ikonen’s development.

Grading Mattias Norlinder’s season

Evaluating the prospect’s first SHL season.

‘Overall I have become a better player’: Mattias Norlinder reflects on his season

A one-on-one with the Canadiens prospect.

Grading Alexander Gordin’s season

If Gordin can up his skating skills to match his wristshot, he’ll be in good shape.

“I am talking with Mattias about being a better poker player” - Roger Rönnberg

The Swedish defence prospect prepares for the next stage of the post-season.

EPR: Gordin’s SKA crashes out of the playoffs, Olofsson’s Timrå marches on

Some prospects’ seasons begin to wrap up in Europe.

EPR: Alexander Gordin shows off his skill in the MHL playoffs

The Russian prospect kicks off the European post-season schedule.

European Prospect Report: Mattias Norlinder and Frölunda stagger towards the playoffs

The defenceman is having some difficulty, along with his teammates, getting a high-tempo game to work.

EPR: Norlinder learns a few lessons in a rough week

The defenceman made a few bad choices, but he’s being given the chance to learn from them.

EPR: Mattias Norlinder continues to take huge strides

Our weekly update of Montreal Canadiens prospects in Europe.

EPR: Mattias Norlinder shines for a free-falling Frölunda

Our weekly update of Montreal Canadiens prospects in Europe.

“There were plenty of bad days and some better days”: Joni Ikonen talks about his road back

The Canadiens prospect joins The Dispatch.

EPR: Rest day for Joni Ikonen causes some confusion

Our weekly look at Montreal Canadiens prospects in Europe.

EPR: Jacob Olofsson continues his strong play

Our weekly update of Montreal Canadiens prospects in Europe.

EPR: Joni Ikonen gets back on the scoresheet

The milestones continue as the Finnish forward continues his long road back.

EPR: Joni Ikonen plays his first game in nearly two years

The Finnish forward got into the Ilves lineup for the first time on Saturday.

EPR: Mattias Norlinder scores in his return

Jacob Olofsson is rediscovering his offensive game, while Joni Ikonen is still yet to make his debut.

EPR: Jesse Ylönen leaves Finland for Laval

The number of active prospects overseas dwindles as the top forward chases his NHL dream.

Daily Habs prospect performances at 2021 World Juniors

Daily updates on how the Habs prospects are faring in the Edmonton bubble.

An exclusive interview with Jan Myšák from the WJC bubble

Myšák talks about his defensive improvements and having two Habs legends to learn from as he develops.

EPR: Jacob Olofsson’s impact; Mattias Norlinder injury update

Otto Leskinen’s prepared for the North American hockey season, while we’re still not sure what the plan is for Ylönen.

What to expect from Habs prospects at the World Juniors

A handful of Habs prospects will each have a chance at a gold medal at this year’s tournament in Edmonton

EPR: Mattias Norlinder avoids serious knee injury in SHL

Jacob Olofsson is growing in confidence while back in a centre role, and Jesse Ylönen is making the most of his situation.


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