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Montreal Canadiens MEDIA RELEASE

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that the team will hold its annual development camp from July 2-5 at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard.

A total of 42 players will participate in the development camp, including 23 forwards, 15 defensemen and four goaltenders. All seven players selected by the Canadiens at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft held on June 23-24 in Chicago will be among the participants, including their first-round selection, Ryan Poehling.

The list of players invited to the development camp includes 21 prospects drafted by the Canadiens organization, six players acquired through free agency and 15 players invited on a try-out basis (please see list of players attached).

Players will be divided into four groups (A-B-C-D). The first on-ice practice session will be on Sunday, July 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on both ice surfaces of the Bell Sports Complex. On-ice practice sessions and testing will take place in the morning on July 2-3-4, followed by scrimmages between 4-6 p.m. The final of four intra-squad games will take place on Wednesday, July 5, at 9:30 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 Sunday, July 2.

FORWARDS

# Players Pos. Sh. Date & Place of Birth Acquired 2016-17 – Reg. Season GP G A PTS PIM
64 ADDISON, Jeremiah* AG / LW G/L 21/10/96 – Brampton, ON Rep. 2015 Draft (207) Windsor (OHL) 51 24 19 43 62
68 ALAIN, Alexandre C D/R 03/03/97 – Québec, QC Try-Out Blainville-Boisbriand (LHJMQ) 54 29 23 52 60
48 AUDETTE, Daniel* C G/L 06/05/96 – Buffalo, NY Rep. 2014 Draft (147) St. John’s (AHL) 75 10 20 30 37
37 BITTEN, William AD / RW D/R 10/07/98 – Ottawa, ON Rep. 2016 Draft (70) Hamilton (OHL) 65 23 34 57 36
96 BOUCHER, Jordan AG / LW G/L 21/02/94 – Montréal, QC Try-Out Clarkson (ECAC) 30 10 16 26 30
Binghampton (AHL) 9 0 0 0 0
73 CONWAY, Scott C G/L 09/04/95 – Basingstoke, GB Try-Out Providence (Hockey East) 38 12 11 23 42
83 EBBING, Thomas C G/L 28/09/94 – Troy, MI F. agent AHL (26/05/17) Michigan State (Big-10) 35 3 13 16 6
52 EVANS, Jake C D/R 02/06/96 – Toronto, ON Rep. 2014 Draft (207) Notre Dame (Hockey East) 40 13 29 42 47
75 FORTIER, Maxime AD / RW D/R 15/12/97 – Lasalle, QC Try-Out Halifax (LHJMQ) 68 32 55 87 20
89 GOULET, Alexandre C G/L 05/04/96 – Thetford Mines, QC Try-Out Victoriaville (LHJMQ) 68 39 50 89 58
Rochester (AHL) 3 0 0 0 0
76 IKONEN, Joni C D/R 14/04/99 – Espoo, FI Rep. 2017 Draft (58) Frölunda J18 (SweJE) 4 2 3 5 0
Frölunda J20 (SuperElit) 40 22 19 41 42
Frölunda (SHL) 10 0 0 0 0
86 JACKSON, Robby AG / LW G/L 22/08/97 – Alameda, CA Try-Out St. Cloud (NCHC) 35 8 13 21 8
90 LUKOSEVICIUS, Jarid AD / RW D/R 05/02/95 – Vancouver, BC Try-Out Denver (NCHC) 43 16 16 32 31
84 McEWAN, James C G/L 15/03/97 – Riley, ON Try-Out Guelph (OHL) 58 19 20 39 44
71 McLAUGHLIN, Marc C D/R 26/07/99 – North Billerica, MA Try-Out Cedar Rapids (USHL) 60 4 12 16 45
91 PETTI, Niki C G/L 13/08/96 – Welland, ON F. agent AHL (06/04/17) Hamilton (OHL) 51 20 29 49 34
St. John’s (AHL) 4 1 0 1 0
55 PEZZETTA, Michael AG / LW G/L 13/03/98 – Toronto, ON Rep. 2016 Draft (160) Sudbury (OHL) 54 10 9 19 88
44 POEHLING, Ryan C G/L 03/01/99 – Lakeville, MN Rep. 2017 Draft (25) St. Cloud (NCHC) 35 7 6 13 12
92 SAULNIER, Brennan AG / LW G/L 29/12/93 – Halifax, NS Try-Out Alabama-Huntsville (WCHA) 29 6 9 15 64
38 SCHERBAK, Nikita* AD / RW G/L 30/12/95 – Moscou, RU Rep. 2014 Draft (26) Canadiens (NHL) 3 1 0 1 0
St. John’s (AHL) 66 13 28 41 32
63 VEJDEMO, Lukas C G/L 25/01/96 – Stockholm, SE Rep. 2015 Draft (87) Djugardens (SHL) 48 4 4 8 8
97 WAKED, Antoine* AD / RW D/R 17/05/96 – St-Bruno, QC F. agent (28/04/17) Rouyn-Noranda (LHJMQ) 67 39 41 80 67
98 ZERTER-GOSSAGE, Lewis C D/R 23/05/95 – Lasalle, QC Try-Out Harvard (ECAC) 36 11 14 25 16

DEFENSEMEN

# Players Sh. Date & Place of Birth Acquired 2016-17 – Reg. Season GP G A PTS PIM
60 BOURQUE, Simon* G/L 12/01/97 – Longueuil, QC Rep. 2015 Draft (177) Rimouski (LHJMQ) 29 8 20 29 32
Saint John (LHJMQ) 30 7 21 28 26
45 BROOK, Josh D/R 17/06/99 – Yorktown, SK Rep. 2017 Draft (56) Moose Jaw (WHL) 69 8 32 40 61
59 FLEURY, Cale D/R 19/11/98 – Regina, SK Rep. 2017 Draft (87) Kootenay (WHL) 70 11 27 38 67
81 HENRIKSON, Arvid D/R 23/02/98 – Stockholm, SE Rep. 2016 Draft (187) AIK J20 (SuperElit) 37 2 4 6 26
AIK (Allsvenskan) 2 0 0 0 2
58 JUULSEN, Noah* D/R 02/04/97 – Surrey, BC Rep. 2015 Draft (26) Everett (WHL) 49 12 22 34 38
Canada (WJC) 7 0 2 2 4
61 KOBERSTEIN, Nikolas D/R 19/06/96 – Ponoka, AB Rep. 2014 Draft (125) U. of Alaska-Fairbanks (WCHA) 31 2 4 6 33
78 LEBLANC, Stefan G/L 16/03/96 – Halifax, NS F. agent AHL (06/06/17) Mississauga (OHL) 66 7 30 37 101
85 LIZOTTE, Jon G/L 10/11/94 – Grand Forks, ND Try-Out St. Cloud (NCHC) 30 4 6 10 10
53 METE, Victor* G/L 07/06/98 – Toronto, ON Rep. 2016 Draft (100) London (OHL) 50 15 29 44 14
82 PARISI, Thomas* G/L 01/07/93 – Commack, NY F. agent (26/03/16) St. John’s (AHL) 45 1 8 9 10
57 PASICHNUK, Brinson G/L 24/11/97 – Bonnyville, AB Try-Out Arizona State (D1 ACHA) 31 7 7 14 38
94 SCHULDT, James G/L 11/05/95 – Minnetonka, MN Try-Out St. Cloud (NCHC) 36 8 11 19 28
49 STAUM, Casey G/L 08/01/98 – Minneapolis, MN Rep. 2016 Draft (100) Dubuque (USHL) 55 0 16 16 18
74 TYSZKA, Jarret G/L 15/03/99 – Langley, BC Rep. 2017 Draft (149) Seattle (WHL) 54 6 19 25 28
56 WALFORD, Scott G/L 12/01/99 – New Westminster, BC Rep. 2017 Draft (68) Victoria (WHL) 60 6 24 30 36

GOALTENDERS

# Players Cat. Date & Place of Birth Acquired 2016-17 – Reg. Season GP RECORD GAA SO SV %
80 HAWKEY, Hayden G/L 01/03/95 – Fremont, CA Rep. 2014 Draft (177) Providence (Hockey East) 39 2022-12-05 2.19 3 .913
70 McNIVEN, Michael* G/L 09/07/97 – Winnipeg, MB F. agent (24/09/15) Owen Sound (OHL) 54 1941-09-02 2.30 6 .915
39 PRIMEAU, Cayden G/L 11/08/99 – Voorhees, NJ Rep. 2017 Draft (199) Lincoln (USHL) 30 2014-11-01 3.16 1 .895
95 SALMOND, Brodan G/L 08/10/98 – Saanichton, BC Try-Out Kelowna (WHL) 23 12-7-0 2.76 3 .891

(*) – Under contract with the Canadiens