Canadiens first round draft pick Alex Galchenyuk avoided the temptation to join teammate Nail Yakupov in Russia and remains with the Sarnia Sting of the OHL. According to the Sting website, he was named captain of the team Thursday.
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Max Pacioretty has become the go-to forward for Team USA at the World Championships. Four Canadiens prospects will square off at the Memorial Cup tournament this weekend in Shawinigan. A loophole will allow the Canadiens to turn Nathan Beaulieu pro in September. And Blake Geoffrion learns of the lunatic fringe of Canadiens fandom.
Unless they go into an unexpected winning streak, under current draft lottery rules, the Canadiens will be drafting somewhere in the top four at the NHL’s entry draft June 27th in Pittsburgh. If so, they will be making their highest selection since 1980 when they drafted Doug Wickenheiser of the Regna Pats.