Montreal Canadiens announce 2017 development camp roster

42 players to take part in annual event

The Montreal Canadiens announced that they will hold their annual development camp at their Brossard training facility from July 2nd to the 5th.

42 players were invited to the camp, including draft picks, signed prospects, and undrafted tryouts.

The invitees include players who were just selected at this year's Entry Draft: Ryan Poehling, Josh Brook, Joni Ikonen, Scott Walford, Cale Fleury, Jarret Tyszka, and Cayden Primeau.

Development camp will also serve as the only time that NCAA prospects will take part in activities with the Canadiens this season, including Poehling who should be watched closely. Jake Evans also represents an interesting prospects for the Canadiens.

The camp stats with physical evaluations on Sunday, followed by alternating on-ice and off-ice sessions from Monday to Wednesday.

Here is the complete list of invitees as posted by the Montreal Canadiens:


  • Hayden Hawkey, 2014 sixth-round draft pick, Providence (NCAA)
  • Michael McNiven, 2015 free agent signing, Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
  • Cayden Primeau, 2017 seventh-round draft pick, Lincoln Stars (USHL)
  • Brodan Salmond, undrafted tryout, Kelowna Rockets (WHL)/


  • Simon Bourque, 2015 sixth-round draft pick, St. John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)
  • Josh Brook, 2017 second-round draft pick, Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
  • Cale Fleury, 2017 third-round draft pick, Kootenay Ice (WHL)
  • Arvid Henrikson, 2016 seventh-round draft pick, AIK (SWE-1)
  • Noah Juulsen, 2015 first-round draft pick, Everett Silvertips (WHL)
  • Nikolas Koberstein, 2014 fifth-round draft pick, University of Alaska-Fairbanks (NCAA)
  • Stefan Leblanc, 2017 free agent signing, Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)
  • Victor Mete, 2016 fourth-round draft pick, London Knights (OHL)
  • Jon Lizotte, invite, St.Cloud (NCAA)
  • Tom Parisi, 2016 free agent signing, St. John’s IceCaps (AHL)
  • Brinson Pasichnuk, undrafted tryout, Arizona State (NCAA)
  • Jimmy Schuldt, undrafted tryout, St. Cloud (NCAA)
  • Casey Staum, 2016 fifth-round draft pick, Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
  • Jarret Tyszka, 2017 fifth-round draft pick, Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
  • Scott Walford, 2017 third-round draft pick, Victoria Royals (WHL)/


  • Jeremiah Addison, 2015 seventh-round draft pick, Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
  • Alexandre Alain, undrafed tryout, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
  • Daniel Audette, 2014 fifth-round pick, Sherbrooke Phoenix (QMJHL)
  • Will Bitten, 2016 third-round draft pick, Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)
  • Jordan Boucher, undrafted tryout, Clarkson University (NCAA)
  • Thomas Ebbing, AHL free agent signing, Michigan State University (NCAA)
  • Jake Evans, 2014 seventh-round draft pick, University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
  • Maxime Fortier, undrafted tryout, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
  • Alexandre Goulet, undrafted tryout, Victoriaville Tigers (QMJHL)
  • Joni Ikonen, 2017 second-round draft pick, Frolunda (SHL)
  • Robby Jackson, undrafted tryout, St. Cloud (NCAA)
  • Jarid Lukosevicius, undrafted tryout, Denver (NCAA)
  • James McEwan, undrafted tryout, Guelph Storm (OHL)
  • Scott Conway, undrafted tryout, Providence College (NCAA)
  • Marc McLaughlin, undrafted tryout, Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL)
  • Niki Petti, 2017 AHL free agent signing, Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)
  • Michael Pezzetta, 2016 sixth-round draft pick, Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
  • Ryan Poehling, 2017 first-round draft pick, St. Cloud University (NCAA)
  • Nikita Scherbak, 2015 first-round pick, St. John’s IceCaps (AHL
  • Brennan Saulnier, undrafted tryout, Alabama Huntsville (NCAA)
  • Lewis Zertier-Gossage, undrafted tryout, Harvard (NCAA)
  • Lukas Vejdemo, 2015 third-round draft pick, Djurgardens IF (SweHL)
  • Antoine Waked, 2017 free agent signing, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)/

The on-ice sessions will begin July 2 at 11:00 a.m. There will be scrimmages July 2, 3, 4 and 5 at 4:00 p.m. All on-ice sessions will be at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard.

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