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2018 NHL Draft

Projecting the skills of the four CHL forwards vying for one contract

Marc Bergevin stated it’s likely that only one of Cole Fonstad, Cam Hillis, Samuel Houde, and Allan McShane will earn a deal. Which one has the best case to sign an ELC?

Canadiens announce development camp roster and schedule

39 players to take part in the annual event.

One year later: Grading the Montreal Canadiens 2018 Draft

After one season, how did the team’s picks fare?

Alexander Romanov and the search for puck-moving defencemen

Romanov was a surprise selection in the 2018 draft. Does he have what it takes to fill the Habs biggest need on the blue line?

Canadiens Development Camp: Highlights from the scrimmages

Some of the top moments from the games between Habs prospects.

How does Kotkaniemi’s draft year stack up against other top Finnish prospects?

An investigation into how the Canadiens’ first-rounder compares to the best prospects Liiga has produced in recent years.

Canadiens announce development camp roster and schedule

40 players to take part in the annual event

Let Kotkaniemi develop in Finland

The Canadiens’ latest first-round selection should be afforded as much time as possible to hone his skills

What are the contract options for Kotkaniemi?

The Canadiens got their man at the entry draft. Now what do they do with him?

NHL Draft: Best players available on day two

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

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Day Two discussion thread

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

Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s selection might make the Habs’ 2018-19 season a write-off

By choosing to play the long game, it could be a long season next year.

Live updates: First round NHL Entry Draft selections

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

What would a Jeff Skinner trade mean for Max Pacioretty’s value?

With a comparable reportedly about to come off the market, could Pacioretty be next?

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Discussion thread

The Canadiens begin what will be a critical weekend for the organization.

Who the experts project the Canadiens will pick at third overall

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

Podcast: The EOTP staff makes its predictions for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft

Hear our projections, and the pros and cons of drafting certain prospects.

Should the Canadiens offer the Rangers the third overall pick?

The Canadiens and Rangers could be perfect trading partners on the draft floor in Dallas.

Draft prospect profile: Ty Dellandrea is going to be a steal

Having gone under the radar in his draft year, 30 teams could be kicking themselves for not adding this centreman to their organization.

David St-Louis’ 2018 NHL Draft Rankings: Top 50 prospects

After careful deliberation, a list of the best players available at the entry draft in Dallas.

Draft prospect profile: Ryan McLeod is a serious centre contender

If McLeod can up his intensity, he’s well on his way to becoming a top-six centre.

The Montreal Canadiens select...: Quinn Hughes is a legitimate threat to go third overall

Hughes is one of the most gifted players in the draft class, and a potential target for Montreal.

Final 2018 NHL Draft Rankings and Player Profiles

All of EOTP’s draft profiles in one place.

Draft prospect profile: Olof Lindbom is a jack of all trades

The winner of the Best Goaltender award at the U18s does a lot of things well.

Draft prospect profile: Jacob Olofsson, the Swedish Army knife

Olofsson breaks the mould of the modern Swedish centre, incorporating a bit of an offensive element.

EOTP’s 2018 NHL Draft Rankings

We used 14 sources to come up with an ultimate ranking of the prospects

The Montreal Canadiens select...: Filip Zadina is an NHL-ready scorer

A series on the top prospects the Canadiens will be considering at the draft on June 22.

Draft prospect profile: Jacob Bernard-Docker is an all-around defenceman with some top-end skills

He’ll normally opt for the high-percentage play, but occasionally the blue-liner will show a flash of game-breaking offensive talent.

The Montreal Canadiens select...: Jesperi Kotkaniemi would no longer be a surprise at third overall

A series on the top prospects the Canadiens will be considering at the draft on June 22.

Draft prospect profile: Ruslan Iskhakov has pure skill

Iskhakov might be one of the smaller players in the draft, but compensates by quick reads and a very high skill level.

The Montreal Canadiens select...: Brady Tkachuk has the skill set to be drafted third overall

A series on the top prospects the Canadiens will be considering at the draft on June 22.

Draft prospect profile: Ryan Merkley is the draft’s best playmaker

Merkley is one of this year‘s top talents. When so much of the draft is based on luck, swinging for the fences makes a lot of sense.