Holding the fourth-best chance of claiming the first overall selection, and a less than 30% chance of moving up, Montreal beat the odds to rise to third. After two other teams had claimed the first and second spots, the Habs won the final lottery.
Last #Habs pick at each of the top three picks:— Andrew Zadarnowski (@AZadarski) April 29, 2018
#3- 2012 Alex Galchenyuk
#2- 1969 Marc Tardif
#1- 1980 Doug Wickenheiser
Now that the Canadiens’ position is known, catch up on the draft profiles we’ve published so far.