EP Rinkside Prospect Pool Rankings: No. 6 Ranked Montréal Canadiens
The Montréal Canadiens check-in with the sixth-ranked NHL farm system. They are also the sixth Canadian team we’ve profiled. Only one more to go.
Montréal has quietly built up a war chest of intriguing prospects who boast high-end upsides. This excludes their lottery-winning third overall selection, Jesperi Kotkaniemi who graduated from this exercise by stepping in as the youngest player in the league last season and keeping his head above water. They have accomplished this by loading up on draft picks in recent years — always a smart decision.
The rankings below will be weighted more towards a player’s upside. A skater with a higher likelihood of playing 100 career NHL games as a depth or role player will be valued below another who boasts the potential to play up the lineup but could als
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