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Canadiens Wrap-Up: First-Round Picks, Lottery Odds, Carey Price



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MONTREAL — There’s never a dull moment when it comes to the Montreal Canadiens, but many fans lead a very busy life, meaning it’s not always possible to keep up to date with every news story.

But don’t worry, we’re here to help!

Every Sunday we will recap the most exciting and relevant news stories that you may have missed throughout the week.


  • The week started on the right foot for the Montreal Canadiens, as they essentially clinched a top-10 pick at the 2023 Draft. [Tank Tracker]
  • As has been the case all season, injuries were at the forefront of the discussion. On top of losing half of their roster, the Canadiens added Alex Belzile to the list of players who would no longer play this season. [Belzile Injury]
  • With injuries come potential recalls from the AHL. [Laval Rocket Call-Up Options]
  • The NHL Draft was the primary focus of Monday’s Canadiens Mailbag. [Habs Draft Targets]


  • There is a silver lining to the endless stream of injuries: it’s leading to opportunities for players that would have otherwise had to wait. [Injuries Fast Tracking Evaluation]
  • Denis Gurianov started his tenure with the Canadiens by scoring several goals but has suffered a significant downtick in production since then. [Should The Habs Sign Gurianov?]
  • The Laval Rocket are engaged in a heated battle for the playoffs, with one particular game carrying more importance than the others. [AHL Playoff Race May Come Down To One Game]
  • The Montreal Canadiens have done a good job showing up in games, despite not having as much talent as their opponents. That was not the case on Tuesday versus the Detroit Red Wings. [Canadiens Fail To Show In Embarrassing Loss]


  • The Montreal Canadiens may end up trading the first-round pick that they acquired from the Florida Panthers for a player that is ready to make an impact in the NHL. [Canadiens May Trade First For Quick Help]
  • Despite missing a few games, forward Rafael Harvey-Pinard refuses to join the growing list of players whose season is over. [Harvey-Pinard Practices]
  • The Canadiens were well on their way to having the fifth-best odds to draft first overall. [Tank Tracker]



  • The CHL playoffs are in full swing, and several key Canadiens prospects have already advanced to the second round. [Habs Prospects Advance In CHL]


  • Carey Price was spotted at practice as the Canadiens prepared to face the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Game 80 Notes]
  • With the win against the lifeless Washington Capitals in the books, the Canadiens did no favours to their 2023 NHL Draft Lottery odds. [Tank Tracker]
  • Brendan Gallagher and Rafael Harvey-Pinard have been leading the charge for Montreal in the final stretch of the season. [Canadiens By The Numbers]


Year To Date

If you’d like to go back and comb over some of the biggest news so far this season, here’s a list of each weekly wrap-up this year:

April 2nd – Pezzetta’s Celly, Habs Prospects Turn Pro

March 26th – Habs Up Draft Lottery Odds, Farrell Watch

Mar 19th – Habs Youth Movement, NHL Draft Lottery

Mar 12th – Habs Prospect Rankings, 2023 NHL Draft

Mar 6th – Habs Trade Analysis, NHL Draft Lottery

Feb 26th – Habs Trade Proposals, NHL Trade Rumours

Feb 19th – Habs Trade Outlook, 2023 Draft Targets

Feb 12th – Habs Likely Trade Chips, Prospects Thriving

Feb 5th – Habs To-Do List, NHL Trade Rumours

Jan 29th – Habs Prospects Take Over, NHL Trade Talk

Jan 22nd – 2023 Draft Plans, NHL Trade Chatter

Jan 15th – Trade Deadline Targets, NHL Trade Rumours

Jan 8th – 2023 Draft Odds, Habs Prospects Traded

Jan 1st – Big 2023 Draft Lottery Odds, 2019 Re-Draft

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