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The Stanley Cup was awarded to the Anaheim Ducks, Crosby was crowned, now let’s forget the 2006-07 season! It’s draft time, and it’s coming sooner this year. Breaking with the traditional Saturday afternoon, the 1st round of the draft will be held next Friday night. Be sure not to miss it, as the Habs have 2 first round selections! If you’ve taken the time during Father’s Day to look at the ISS prospects profiles, maybe you have a feeling on how the first round will fall in place. Compete against the experts and give your own predictions in this year’s 4th Edition of the HabsWorld Draft Pool. To help you submit your predictions, below are the Draft order and a list of the top prospects. Copy paste the draft order in the comments box at the bottom of this page, fill in your predictions and submit your entry! Everyones’s entries will be posted on the website Friday night prior to the draft.

The purpose of this contest are first, bragging rights (!!), but also a good opportunity to take a look at the prospects and at least know a little bit about the 2 players our Habs will select Friday and be able to cheer! There will also be an autographed 8×10 picture of Vincent Lecavalier to the winner.

Good luck to everyone!

Top North Americans
1 Kyle Turris
2 Patrick Kane
3 James vanReimsdyk
4 Keaton Ellerby
5 Karl Alzner
6 Sam Gagner
7 Jakub Voracek
8 Angelo Esposito
9 Zach Hamill
10 David Perron
11 Ryan McDonagh
12 Tommy Cross
13 Stefan Legein
14 Brett MacLean
15 Dana Tyrell
16 Max Pacioretty
17 Jonathon Blum
18 Nick Ross
19 Logan Couture
20 Oscar Moller
21 Nicholas Petrecki
22 Mike Hoeffel
23 Patrick White
24 Nick Spaling
25 Colby Cohen
26 Thomas Hickey
27 William Sweatt
28 Brandon Sutter
29 T.J. Brennan
30 Colton Gillies


Top Europeans
1 Alexei Cherepanov
2 Mikael Backlund
3 Lars Eller
4 Maxim Mayorov
5 Joakim Andersson
6 Simon Hjalmarsson
7 Nichlas Torp
8 Sergei Korostin
9 Maxim Goncharov
10 Evgeni Dadonov
11 Yakov Seleznev
12 Luca Cunti
13 Niclas Lucenius
14 Lassi Kokkala
15 Vladimir Ruzicka
16 Denis Reul
17 Jens Hellgren
18 Radim Ostrcil
19 Vitali Karamnov
20 Jan Piskacek
21 Harri Ilvonen






Draft Order, 1st Round:

1. Chicago
2. Philadelphia
3. Phoenix
4. Los Angeles
5. Washington
6. Edmonton
7. Columbus
8. Boston
9. St. Louis
10. Florida
11. Carolina
12. Montreal
13. Toronto
14. Colorado
15. Edmonton
16. Anaheim
17. NY Rangers
18. Calgary
19. Minnesota
20. Pittsburgh
21. Phoenix
22. Montreal
23. Nashville
24. St. Louis
25. Vancouver
26. St. Louis
27. Detroit
28. Washington
29. Ottawa
30. Edmonton

Past winners:
2003: J. Wilson (Montreal) & B. La Rose (Ontario)
2004: S. Irwin (Australia)
2005: Joshua Simms (Mobile, AL)


– Tip: Copy&Paste the Draft order above in the Comments box below. Then copy&paste or write in the teams selections from the Players list above.
– Be sure to include your name/email !
Scoring system:
Picks 1-5 : 5 points
Picks 6-15 : 10 points
Picks 15-30 : 15 points