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2017 NHL Draft

Getting to know Ryan Poehling

Poehling accomplished the rare feat of playing in the NCAA as a 17-year-old.

Poehling signs ELC, will join Canadiens immediately

The deal starts this season, meaning he will join the NHL team immediately.

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Three-year review: Reassessing the Canadiens’ 2017 NHL Draft class

After several seasons of development, we check back in with the prospects selected in 2017.

Getting to know Josh Brook

The Canadiens added a defenceman with their first pick in the second round.

Josh Brook signs entry-level contract with the Canadiens

The defenceman has his first professional deal in hand

Getting to know Joni Ikonen

The Habs cashed in and grabbed a highly skilled centre in Round Two.

Habs select Scott Walford 68th overall

The Habs continue to restock the defensive prospect pool

Getting to know Scott Walford

Walford is a solid two-way defender who can contribute in all facets of the game

Canadiens leave defence prospects Jarret Tyszka and Scott Walford unsigned

Two of the four WHL defencemen selected by Montreal in 2017 will not earn entry-level contracts.

Habs select Cale Fleury 87th overall

Yet another defenceman joins the fold.

Getting to know Cale Fleury

The Canadiens take their third defenceman of the draft with their fifth selection.

Cale Fleury signed to entry-level contract

The Memorial Cup finalist will begin his professional career with the Laval Rocket.

Habs select Jarret Tyszka 149th overall

With their final pick of the draft Montreal chose another defenceman

Getting to know Jarret Tyszka

Tyszka had rankings as high as in the second round.

Habs trade to select Cayden Primeau

The last Habs pick of the 2017 draft yields a goalie.

Getting to know Cayden Primeau

The Habs made a trade to get a pick in the seventh round, and used it to select a goaltender.

Cayden Primeau signed to a three-year ELC

The deal will begin next year. Primeau will join the AHL on a PTO.

EOTP’s NHL Draft Rankings

We used 10 sources to come up with an ultimate ranking of the prospects

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2017 Draft profiles

Reports on some of the top prospects available in the upcoming entry draft.

Cale Fleury has been selected by the Seattle Kraken

The newest NHL organization chose the young defenceman from Montreal’s list of exposed players.

Roger Rönnberg on Joni Ikonen’s future

The coach outlines the development plan for his skilled centreman.

NHL Draft: Best players available on day two

There is still some value to be had on the draft’s second day

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Day Two discussion thread

The 31 teams are back in action on Saturday, this time working through Rounds 2 to 7.

Live updates: First round NHL Entry Draft selections

Here’s the draft order, and which player each team selected, updated in real time

Draft prospect profile: Tolvanen could drop

A high-end winger with an NHL level shot, Tolvanen would be a steal at 25th overall.

Lias Andersson’s skill is undeniable

Andersson is one of the top prospects available in the draft.

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Discussion thread

Just two days after the expansion draft, the 31 NHL teams are poring over player lists once again.

Who will the Habs pick?

A compilation of mock draft predictions for the Canadiens’ first-round pick.

Heponiemi could be a second-round target

Under-sized, but uber-skilled, this young Finn could be a hidden gem for Montreal.

Timothy Liljegren still has a lot to offer

The Swedish defenceman is eager to bounce back from a difficult year.

Draft prospect profile: Ikonen has first-round talent

The skilled Finn could be a sleeper in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

Mock Draft: Canadiens select Urho Vaakanainen

The Habs add a puck-moving defencemen as the first round passes the quarter pole.