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2017 NHL Entry Draft - Day 2

A look at what the Canadiens are up to during the second day of the NHL Entry Draft at the United Center in Chicago

by Montreal Canadiens @canadiensmtl /

CHICAGO - The Canadiens began Day 2 of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday with five picks at their disposal.

With their picks in the second round, the Canadiens selected defenseman Josh Brook from the WHL's Moose Jaw Warriors at No. 56 and centerman Joni Ikonen from Frolunda at No. 58.

With the 68th overall pick in the Round 3, the Canadiens selected denfenseman Scott Walford from the WHL's Victoria Royals. Then, they selected defenseman Cale Fleury from the WHL's Kootenay Ice at No. 87.

With the 149th overall pick in Round 5, the Canadiens selected defenseman Jarret Tyszka from the WHL's Seattle Thunderbirds.

The Canadiens then added a sixth pick on Saturday when they traded with the Philadelphia Flyers for the 199th pick and selected goaltender Cayden Primeau from the USHL's Lincoln Stars. The Flyers received a seventh-round pick at next year's draft in return for the selection.

On Friday night, the Canadiens selected centerman Ryan Poehling with the 25th overall pick. The Lakeville, MN native completed his freshman campaign at St. Cloud State University in 2016-17.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: "He still has a lot of work to do, but we project him to be a very good future centerman."READ -> #GoHabsGo

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