The Canadiens are heading to the Lone Star State with the third-overall pick in tow, and they have some gifted youngsters to choose from.
Among the North American Skaters, here is Filip Zadina.
Filip Zadina – RW – Halifax (QMJHL)
He enjoyed a remarkable rookie season in the QMJHL ranks, scoring a team-leading 44 goals and registering 82 points in 57 regular-season games for the Halifax Mooseheads. The 18-year-old right-winger, who hails from Pardubice in the Czech Republic, then added five goals and 12 points in nine postseason outings. He also scored seven goals in seven games at the 2018 World Juniors.