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Welcome to HabsWorld Draft Central 2014, your one-stop source for all things draft-related.  Our coverage started several weeks ago when we started our series looking at the top prospects available in the draft which will be available to the Habs who currently hold the 26th overall selection as well as evaluating their depth situation at each position.

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.  TSN, RDS, and NBC Sports Network will have live coverage of Round One while the NHL Network and RDS Info will televise the remaining rounds.

HabsWorld’s coverage

Evaluating the Options Series:

Connor Bleackley
Josh Ho-Sang
Roland McKeown
Travis Sanheim
Jakub Vrana

Assessing the Depth Series:

Left Wingers
Right Wingers

More Draft Coverage:

Habs pick Nikita Scherbak 26th overall
The Habs at Day 2 of the Draft
HW’s Mock Draft
Mock Draft Comparison
HW’s Draft Pool
Montreal’s All-Time Draft History
2013 Draft Central

Montreal’s Selections










1 26 Nikita Scherbak RUS 6’0 172 WHL Saskatoon LW
3 73 Brett Lernout CAN 6’4 206 WHL Swift Current D
5 125 Nicolas Koberstein CAN 6’1 180 AJHL Olds D
5 147 Daniel Audette CAN 5’8 177 QMJHL Sherbrooke C
6 177 Hayden Hawkey USA 6’1 180 USHL Omaha G
7 207 Jake Evans CAN 6’0 172 OJHL St. Michaels C/R

Trade Notes:

– The 56th selection was traded to the NY Islanders in the Thomas Vanek.  Montreal acquired the 125th overall pick in that same deal.

– Picks 87 and 117 were dealt to Arizona for the 73rd selection.

Be sure to visit HabsWorld during and after the draft for reactions and analysis on any movement during the weekend.