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Welcome to HabsWorld Draft Central 2017, your one-stop source for all things draft-related. Our coverage over the past several weeks included a breakdown of their depth at each position, draft profiles, and more.

The first round of this year’s draft takes place on Friday starting at 7:00 PM EST while rounds two through seven will be on Saturday beginning at 10:00 AM EST. Sportsnet, TVA Sports, and NBCSN have coverage of Round 1 while Sportsnet will also televise Day 2.

HabsWorld’s Coverage

Draft Options Series:

Shane Bowers
Maxime Comtois
Morgan Frost
Robert Thomas

Assessing the Depth Series:

Centres
Defencemen
Goalies
Left Wingers
Right Wingers

More HW Draft Coverage:

2017 HW Mock Draft
Habs Draft Ryan Poehling 25th Overall
Day 2 of the 2017 Draft
2017 HW Draft Pool
Montreal’s All-Time Draft History
2016 Draft Central

Montreal’s Picks

Rd OA Player From HT WT League Team Pos
1 25 Ryan Poehling USA 6’1 177 NCAA St. Cloud State C
2 56 Josh Brook CAN 6’1 191 WHL Moose Jaw D
2 58 Joni Ikonen FIN 5’11 177 Swe Jr. Frolunda Jr C
3 68 Scott Walford CAN 6’1 193 WHL Victoria D
3 87 Cale Fleury CAN 6’1 199 WHL Kootenay D
5 149 Jarret Tyszka CAN 6’2 188 WHL Seattle D
7 199 Cayden Primeau USA 6’2 186 USHL Lincoln G

(Heights/weights listed are from NHL.com.)

Traded/Acquired Picks:

- Acquired 58th overall from Washington as part of last year’s Lars Eller trade.
– Acquired 68th overall from Buffalo for Nathan Beaulieu.
– Acquired 199th overall from Philadelphia for a 2018 7th rounder.
– Traded 118th overall to Dallas as part of the Jordie Benn/Greg Pateryn swap.
– Traded 180th overall to Tampa Bay as part of the Nikita Nesterov deal.
– Traded 211th overall to Winnipeg for a 2016 7th rounder used for Arvid Henrikson.