Brook is a right-handed defenceman who is 6’2”, 185. He was ranked as a mid-second round pick, so he provides good value to the Canadiens at the end of Round 2.
Brooke played five games at the Under-18 World Championships getting two assists in five games. He his a defenceman who is solid in his own zone who could also provide offence from the back-end. He had 40 points last season with the Moose Jaw Warriors.
As the Canadiens defensive depth has been hit with trades lately, Brook is a solid addition to the group that includes Victor Mete and Noah Juulsen.
Brook was ranked 54th in our consensus rankings, with a high rank of 33 from Draft Buzz. Bob McKenzie had him at 47.
The Canadiens also had the 58th pick in the draft.
Quotable: “I love him, I’d take him in the second round if it were up to me.” - NHL Scout — Hockey Prospect Black Book