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2016 NHL Draft

Sergachev signs ELC

The Canadiens wasted no time getting their talented addition under contract, signing him for his first NHL contract a few days after he was selected ninth overall.

Habs trade Sergachev for Drouin

Another summer blockbuster for Marc Bergevin

Getting to know William Bitten

Bitten is a complete package, and has a very good chance of becoming an NHL player.

Getting to know Victor Mete

Montreal selects Victor Mete at 100

Habs sign Mete to ELC

The 2016 fourth-round pick was invited to Team Canada’s World Junior camp.

Habs select Casey Staum 124th overall

With the 124th pick, the Habs have gone a little off the board to take Casey Staum out of high school.

Getting to know Casey Staum

The Minnesota high school player was the 124th pick.

Habs select Michael Pezzetta 160th overall

For their final pick of the draft, the Habs have taken Michael Pezzetta from the Sudbury Wolves

Getting to know Michael Pezzetta

The Canadiens used their pick to draft an energy player at 160th overall.

Habs select Arvid Henrikson 187th overall

The Canadiens traded back into the seventh round, and picked a Swedish defenceman.

Getting to know Arvid Henrikson

Henrikson is a big, stay-at-home defenceman.

Mock Draft: EOTP selects Tyson Jost 9th overall

We were tasked with making the 9th overall selection in this year's SB Nation NHL mock draft, and settled on the talented forward from the BCHL.

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2016 NHL Draft prospect profiles

In-depth looks at the players the Montreal Canadiens could select in the opening rounds of the draft.

Victor Mete claimed off waivers by the Ottawa Senators

The young defenceman gets scooped up by a division rival.

One-on-one with draft choice Arvid Henrikson

With their last pick in the 2016 Draft, Montreal selected a big defenceman out of Sweden. He spoke to us about being selected by an NHL team, and how he hopes to impress at the development camp.

Analyzing the Eller and Shaw trades

Montreal made some major changes early in the draft this year.

Habs acquire Andrew Shaw

The Canadiens made a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks

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Bergevin and Caps GM MacLellan meet again

Marc Bergevin and Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan have been in discussion, and just wrapped up their third face-to-face meeting. Washington holds the 26th pick in the draft.

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Bergevin and Treliving talking

Lots of discussion had been taking place between Jarmo Kekalainen (GM of Columbus Blue Jackets; holding 3rd-overal pick) and Brad Treliving (Calgary, 6). Now, it seems that Marc Bergevin has entered the discussion with Treliving

Round One: Draft order and open thread

Follow along with us, and discuss the first 30 selections, and inevitable trades, of the 2016 Draft.

History of Habs' Draft Day trades

They don't happen often, but the Habs have made some big moves on the day of the draft's first round in recent years.

NHL Draft: Preview and schedule

Everything you need to know on how to watch the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Mock draft picks for the Habs

A compilation of mock drafts, and who they predict the Canadiens will take at ninth overall.

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Sleepers: North American forwards

Here are the best North American forwards available in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft after the first two rounds.

Draft profile: Olli Juolevi

With a combination of high-end skating, smarts, and skill, the puck-moving defenceman would be a welcome addition to the Montreal Canadiens.

Draft profile: Tyler Benson

One of the top prospects at the beginning of the year, there is a chance that Benson slips out of the first round altogether.

Draft profile: Vitali Abramov

If you're looking to add some offensive firepower in the draft, look no further than Vitali Abramov.

Draft Profile: Logan Brown

The 6'6" centre from the Windsor Spitfires is expected to go in the upper half of the first round this year.

Draft Profile: Sam Steel

The young Centre from the Regina Pats in the WHL has a penchant for putting up some pretty nice assists.

Draft Profile: Mikhail Sergachev

After coming over to the OHL from Russia, Mikhail Sergachev burst onto the scene, and now he's one of the top defenders in the NHL draft.

Draft Profile: German Rubtsov

The "Russian factor" seems to have had little effect on the rankings of the young centreman, who projects as a mid first-round pick.

Draft Profile: Kieffer Bellows

With all the tools of an elite sniper, Keiffer Bellows should be long gone when the first round is over this year.