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Welcome to HabsWorld Draft Central 2023, your one-stop source for all things draft-related.  We’ll keep tabs on each selection here as well as provide links to our previous draft coverage.

The first round of this year’s draft takes place on Wednesday starting at 7:00 PM ET while rounds two through seven will be on Thursday beginning at 11:00 AM ET. Sportsnet, TVA Sports, and ESPN have coverage of Round 1 while Sportsnet and the NHL Network will also televise Day 2.

Montreal’s Picks

Rd OA Player From HT WT League Team Pos
1 5 David Reinbacher AUT 6’2 194 NLA Kloten D
3 69 Jacob Fowler USA 6’1 222 USHL Youngstown D
4 101 Florian Xhekaj CAN 6’2 175 OHL Hamilton LW
4 110 Bogdan Konyushkov RUS 5’11 176 KHL Torpedo D
4 128 Quentin Miller CAN 6’2 183 QMJHL Quebec G
5 133 Sam Harris USA 5’11 180 USHL Sioux Falls LW
5 144 Yevgeni Volokhin RUS 6’3 168 MHL  Mamonty Yugry G
6 165 Filip Eriksson SWE 6’0 172 SWE Jr. Vaxjo C
7 197 Luke Mittelstadt USA 5’11 185 NCAA Minnesota D

Traded/Acquired Picks:

– Acquired the 31st pick from Florida as part of the Ben Chiarot trade.
– Traded the 31st pick with the 37th pick and Gianni Fairbrother to Colorado for Alex Newhook.
– Acquired the 110th pick from Pittsburgh as part of the Jeff Petry/Mike Matheson trade.
– Acquired the 128th pick from Vegas in exchange for the 128th pick in 2022.
– Acquired the 144th pick from Calgary as part of the Tyler Toffoli trade.

HW Draft Coverage:

Habs Select David Reinbacher 5th Overall
Day 2 of the 2023 Draft
Mock Draft
Draft Pool
Montreal’s All-Time Draft History
Draft Profile – Zach Benson
Draft Profile – Leo Carlsson
Draft Profile – Dalibor Dvorsky
Draft Profile – Ryan Leonard
Draft Profile – Matvei Michkov
Draft Profile – David Reinbacher
Draft Profile – Will Smith

Final Draft Rankings:


Midseason Draft Rankings:

2nd Round