[LIVE] Rounds 2 to 7: the Canadian chooses a center and a defender in the second round

[LIVE] Rounds 2-7: Canadian picks center and dice; defender in the second round


The Montreal Canadiens started their day on Friday by selecting Ontario forward Owen Beck in the second round, 33rd overall, at the Bell Centre.

This choice joins the two Slovak players obtained in the first round on Thursday, forwards Juraj Slafkovsky and Filip Mesar.

Beck, 18, played with the Mississauga Steelheads last season in the Premier League. Ontario junior hockey. He had 51 points, including 21 goals, in 68 games.

With the 62nd selection in total, the CH bet on defender Lane Hutson, a product of the United States development team. Despite his small size, Hutson is known for his speed.

The Canadian's next choice came at 75th place, in the third lap. Originally from Austria, striker Vinzenz Rohrer was the lucky one. Having worn the colors of the Ottawa 67's in 2021-2022, in the Ontario Hockey League, he scored 48 points, including 25 goals, in 64 games. The CH completed the third round by calling a Swede, defender Adam Engstrom.

In the fourth round, the Bleu-Blanc-Rouge set its sights on Owen Sound Attack left winger Cedrick Guindon. In his first campaign in the OHL, the Ontarian amassed 59 points, including 30 goals, in 68 games.

With the 130th pick, Montreal tried its luck with center player Jared Davidson, a veteran of four seasons in the Western Junior League who showed good progress in 2021-2022, at age 20.

CH picks

Round 1:

1st – Juraj Slafkovsky, LW

26th – Filip Mesar, RW

Round 2:

33rd – Owen Beck, C

62nd – Lane Hutson, D

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75th – Vinzenz Rohrer, C

92nd – Adam Engstrom, D

Round 4:

127th – Cédrick Guindon, LW

Round 5:

130th – Jared Davidson, C

Round 6:

162nd – Emmett Croteau, L

Round 7:

194th – Petteri Nurmi, R

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