2019 NHL Draft
Here’s the draft order, and which player each team selected, updated in real time.
The Canadiens’ blue-line depth is thin on the left side. There are plenty of options available to them should they decide to address it.
Harley should see his name called on Friday.
Intriguing options at 15th could lead to some very good players being on the board for the Habs.
Brink possesses elite vision and great hands, but needs to add to his pace.
When the Canadiens go to pick at 15th overall, there shouldn’t be any lack of quality defenders there.
The defenceman does many things very well, but not as consistently as he could.
Goal-scorers with a few flaws and one complete player who lost his touch could be on offer for the Habs.
The Czech forward is likely a pick on the draft’s second day, and has an intriguing package.
After becoming one of the team’s go-to skaters, it won’t take long for the winger to hear his name during the second round.
There aren’t many players who will be taken before the American in the first round.
The defenceman needs to develop, causing some disagreements when scouts try to project his future.
Kaliyev has feasted on Junior defence, but there are a few signs that he will be able to adapt to better competition.
A mature defensive game and burgeroning offensive prowess make Ahac a sleeper pick in 2019.
His size drew a lot of attention, but a great offensive game earned him to a high spot in the rankings.
Good awareness, quick dangles, and an accurate shot will go to waste if the winger can’t round out his game.
Struble won’t even attend university for another year, but the long journey could create an impact blue-liner
The USNTDP centreman couldn’t be contained by opposing defences this season.
Dach should have earned a top-five projection this year, but some inconsistent use of talents allowed others to leapfrog him.
The talents of a stay-at-home defenceman give way to more modern puck-moving ability when possession switches in Robertson’s favour.
The Quebec product is on a rise and could become quite the player for a team interested in the diminutive forward.
The emergence of Finland at the top of the hockey world continues with the 2019 draft class.
The Habs bolster their defensive depth with an offensively inclined left-handed blue-liner.
The netminder could become a mainstay on a NHL team within a few years.
The winger outclassed his peers this year, but concerns about his skating were made apparent in his KHL time.
Passed over in the Quebec-league draft in his first year, the defenceman quickly made up for lost time.
The best of the best were in Buffalo this week for a grueling marathon of interviews and testing.
Passed over in previous years, could this Russian be another goaltending gem?