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27 players to take part in the Canadiens Rookie Camp

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Thursday that 27 prospects will participate in the team’s rookie camp, from September 8 to 11, at the Bell Centre.

 The Canadiens rookies will be participating in daily on-ice sessions at the Bell Centre, from September 8 to 11, from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Off-ice conditioning sessions are also scheduled on a daily basis. Players will also be attending a series of hockey and conditioning related seminars.

 19 of the 27 players at camp are Canadiens’ draft selections. 17 of the 27 players also participated in the Canadiens’ development camp last July.


Following is the list of players attending the Canadiens 2007 Rookie Camp.


Player                        Position                Drafted ? Acquired        2006-07 Team


AUBIN, Mathieu                       C                                2005, 130th                            Hamilton (AHL), Cincinnati (ECHL)

BEAUREGARD, Thomas          RW                            AHL Contract                           Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL)

CARLE, Mathieu                       D                                2006, 53rd                              Acadie-Bathurst & Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)

CEPEK, Cameron                      D                                2006, 199th                            Portland (WHL)

CHIPCHURA, Kyle                   C                                2004, 18th                              Hamilton (AHL)

CONBOY, Andrew                     LW                             2007, 142nd                            Omaha (USHL)

D’AGOSTINI, Matt                  RW                            2005, 190th                            Hamilton (AHL)

DESHARNAIS, David               C                                Try-Out                                   Chicoutimi (QMJHL), Bridgeport (AHL)

DESJARDINS, Cédrick             G                                AHL Contract                           Cincinnati (ECHL), Hamilton (AHL)

FORTIER, Olivier                      C                                2007, 65th                              Rimouski (QMJHL)

GLEED, Jon                               D                                2004, 212nd                            Hamilton (AHL), Cincinnati (ECHL)

KISHEL, Scott                          D                                2007, 192nd                            Virginia (USHSW)

KOSTITSYN, Sergei                 LW                             2005, 200th                            London (OHL)

LABRIE, Mathieu                      D                                Try-Out                                   Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL)

LACASSE, Loïc                         G                                2004, 181st                             Oshawa (OHL)

LAHTI, Janne                           LW                             Free Agent                              HPK (Finland)

LOVEROCK, Andrew                G                                Try-Out                                   Mississauga (OHL)

MAXWELL, Benjamin               C                                2006, 49th                              Kootenay (WHL)

O’BYRNE, Ryan                        D                                2003, 79th                              Hamilton (AHL)

PICHÉ, Sébastien                     D                                Try-Out                                   Lewiston (QMJHL)

PRICE, Carey                           G                                2005, 5th                                Tri-City (WHL), Hamilton (AHL)

RUSSELL, Ryan                       C                                Transaction (NYR)                   Kootenay (WHL)

STEWART, Gregory                 LW                             2004, 246th                            Cincinnati (ECHL)

SUBBAN, P.K.                          D                                2007, 43rd                              Belleville (OHL)

VALENTENKO, Pavel                D                                2006, 139th                            Neftekhimik (RUSSIA)

WEBER, Yannick                       D                                2007, 73rd                              Kitchener (OHL), Berne Jr. (Switzerland)

WHITE, Ryan                           RW                            2006, 66th                              Calgary (WHL)

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