Montréal Canadiens Development Camp (June 28-July 1st)

A total of 40 players will participate in the development camp, including 23 forwards, 12 defensemen and five goaltenders. Nine of the 11 players selected by the Canadiens at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft in Dallas will be among the participants, including their first-round selection, Jesperi Kotkaniemi.

The list of players invited to the development camp includes 21 prospects drafted by the Canadiens organization, nine players acquired through free agency and 10 players invited on a try-out basis (please see list of players below).

Development camp schedule
June 28: Medicals and physical exams
June 29: On-ice testing (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and scrimmage game (5 p.m. to 6 p.m.).
June 30: On-ice testing (10 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and scrimmage game (4 p.m. to 5 p.m.).
July 1: Scrimmage game (9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.).

All practices and scrimmages are open to the public.

Players participating in the development camp will be available to the media every day following off-ice workouts and scrimmages, starting on Friday, June 29. A media opportunity with player development personnel will also be provided on June 28, the day of the medicals and physical exams.

# Players Pos Age Acquired 2017-18 Team
64 Addison, Jeremiah LW   2015 Draft (207th) Laval Rocket (AHL)
  Alain, Alexandre* C   Free Agent 2018 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
77 Bitten, Will RW   2016 Draft (70th) Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)
60 Bourque, Simon D   2016 Draft (177th) Laval Rocket (AHL)
63 Brook, Josh D   2017 Draft (56th) Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
78 Bryukvin, Vladimir RW   Try-Out Dynamo Moscow (KHL)
83 Dhillon, Stephen G   Try-Out Niagara IceDogs (OHL)
  Evans, Jake* C   2014 Draft (207th) University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
83 Fleury, Cale D   2017 Draft (87th) Kootenay Ice/Regina Pats (WHL)
71 Fonstad, Cole C   2018 Draft (128th) Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
68 Gorniak, Jack LW   2018 Draft (123rd) West Salem High (USHS-WI)
40 Harvey, Samuel G   Try-Out Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
81 Hagel, Brandon LW   Try-Out Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
56 Harris, Jordan D   2018 Draft (71st) Kimball Union Academy (USHS-NH)
48 Hillis, Cam C   2018 Draft (66th) Guelph Storm (OHL)
72 Houde, Samuel C   2018 Draft (133rd) Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL)
85 Hughes, Ryan C   Try-Out Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
  Ikonen, Joni* C   2017 Draft (58th) KalPa Kuopio (Finland)
82 Katerinakis, Alexander RW   Try-Out Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
47 Kotkaniemi, Jesperi C   2018 Draft (3rd) Ässät Pori (Finland)
96 Lee, Cam D   Try-Out Western Michigan University (NCAA)
94 Leskinen, Otto D   Try-Out KalPa Kuopio (Finland)
75 Marcoux, Étienne G   AHL Contract Indy Fuel (ECHL)
70 McNiven, Michael G   Free Agent 2015 Laval Rocket (AHL)
58 McShane, Allan C   2018 Draft (97th) Oshawa Generals (OHL)
61 Melancon, T.J. D   AHL Contract Norfolk Admirals (ECHL)
95 Mollot-Hill, Gabriel G   Try-Out Providence College (NCAA)
73 Moravcik, Michal D   Free Agent 2018 HC Plzen (Czech Republic)
43 Olofsson, Jacob C   2018 Draft (56th) Timrå IK (Sweden2)
55 Pezzetta, Michael LW   2016 Draft (160th) Sudbury Wolves/Sarnia Sting (OHL)
84 Plant, Adam D   AHL Contract University of Denver (NCAA)
44 Poehling, Ryan C   2017 Draft (25th) St. Cloud State University (NCAA)
35 Primeau, Cayden G   2017 Draft (199th) Northeastern University (NCAA)
91 Rinaldi, Anthony RW   Try-Out Union College (NCAA)
57 Sklenicka, David D   Free Agent 2018 HC Plzen (Czech Republic)
86 Teasdale, Joël LW   Try-Out Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
74 Tyszka, Jarret D   2017 Draft (149th) Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
  Verbeek, Hayden* C   Free Agent 2018 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
97 Waked, Antoine RW   Free Agent 2017 Laval Rocket (AHL)
  Walford, Scott* D   2017 Draft (68th) Victoria Royals (WHL)
51 Ylönen, Jesse RW   2018 Draft (35th) Espoo United (Finland2)