Montreal Canadiens announce roster for 2018 Rookie Showcase

30 players to take part in the event to be held at Place Bell

The Montreal Canadiens unveiled the roster for the Rookie Showcase, an annual set of exhibition games against the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs as part of their rookie training camp activities.

30 players will take part.

Goaltenders (3)

  • Stephen Dhillon, undrafted tryout, Niagara Ice Dogs (OHL)
  • Samuel Harvey, undrafted tryout, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
  • Michael McNiven, 2015 free agent signing, Laval Rocket (AHL)/

Defencemen (9)

  • Aleksi Anttalainen, Undrafted tryout, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
  • Josh Brook, 2017 second-round draft pick, Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
  • Cale Fleury, 2017 third-round draft pick, Regina Pats (WHL)
  • T.J. Melancon, 2018 undrafted AHL free agent signing, Norfolk Admirals (ECHL)
  • Michal Moravcik, 2018 undrafted free agent signing, HC Plzen (Czech)
  • Adam Plant, 2018 undrafted AHL free agent signing, University of Denver (NCAA)
  • David Sklenicka, 2018 undrafted free agent signing, HC Plzen (Czech)
  • Jarret Tyszka, 2017 fifth-round draft pick, Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
  • Scott Walford, 2017 third-round draft pick, Victoria Royals (WHL)/

Forwards (18)

  • Morgan Adams-Moisan, 2018 undrafted AHL free agent, Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
  • Jeremiah Addison, 2015 seventh-round draft pick, Laval Rocket (AHL)
  • Alexandre Alain, 2018 undrafted free agent signing, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
  • Will Bitten, 2016 third-round draft pick, Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)
  • Jake Evans, 2014 seventh-round draft pick, University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
  • Cole Fonstad, 2018 fifth-round draft pick, Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
  • Brandon Hagel, Undrafted tryout, Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
  • Cameron Hillis, 2018 third-round draft pick, Guelph Storm (OHL)
  • Samuel Houde, 2018 fifth-round draft pick, Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
  • Alex Katerinakis, undrafted tryout, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi, 2018 first-round draft pick, Āssāt (Liiga)
  • Phélix Martineau, 2018 undrafted AHL free agent signing, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
  • Allan McShane, 2018 fourth-round draft pick, Oshawa Generals (OHL)
  • Michael Pezzetta, 2016 sixth-round draft pick, Sarnia Sting (OHL)
  • Joel Teasdale, undrafted tryout, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
  • Hayden Verbeek, 2018 undrafted AHL free agent signing, SSM Greyhounds (OHL)
  • Lukas Vejdemo, 2015 third-round draft pick, Djurgårdens IF (SHL)
  • Antoine Waked, 2017 undrafted AHL free agent signing, Laval Rocket (AHL)/

NCAA players are not eligible to attend training camp, as per college rules, therefore Ryan Poehling, Cayden Primeau, Jordan Harris, Brett Stapley, Nikolas Koberstein, and Jack Gorniak will not play at the Rookie Showcase.

Who should we expect to represent the Canadiens at the Rookie Showcase?

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