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Montréal Canadiens rookie tournament roster: Our last foe is revealed

These are the players who will meet the Leafs rookies at Ricoh Coliseum next weekend.

NHL Rookie Tournament - Chicago Blackhawks v Toronto Maple Leafs
A rookie of old
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Today the Montréal Canadiens announced their roster of players who will come to Toronto to face the Maple Leafs and the Senators rookies.

They, like the Senators, are missing their most recent first round pick. Both those teams picked US players who are not available. The Leafs Timothy Liljegren will be on hand along with Carl Grundström and Eemeli Räsänen. None of the Leafs US-based or Russian-based prospects are available, however.

2017 Montréal Canadiens Rookie Tournament Roster

# Players Pos. Acquired 2016-17 Club
# Players Pos. Acquired 2016-17 Club
64 ADDISON, Jeremiah (*) LW 2015 Draft (207) Windsor (OHL)
68 ALAIN, Alexandre C Try-Out Blainville-Boisbriand (LHJMQ)
48 AUDETTE, Daniel (*) C 2014 Draft (147) St. John's (AHL)
37 BITTEN, William RW 2016 Draft (70) Hamilton (OHL)
96 BOUCHER, Jordan LW Try-Out Clarkson (ECAC)
60 BOURQUE, Simon (*) D 2015 Draft (177) Rimouski (LHJMQ)
46 BROOK, Josh D 2017 Draft (56) Moose Jaw (WHL)
83 EBBING, Thomas C FA - AHL (26/05/17) Michigan State (Big-10)
59 FLEURY, Cale D 2017 Draft (87) Kootenay (WHL)
75 FORTIER, Maxime RW Try-Out Halifax (LHJMQ)
89 GOULET, Alexandre C Try-Out Victoriaville (LHJMQ)
58 JUULSEN, Noah (*) D 2015 Draft (26) Everett (WHL)
78 LEBLANC, Stefan D FA - AHL (06/06/17) Mississauga (OHL)
84 McEWAN, James C Try-Out Guelph (OHL)
53 METE, Victor (*) D 2016 Draft (100) London (OHL)
91 PETTI, Niki C FA - AHL (06/04/17) Hamilton (OHL)
55 PEZZETTA, Michael LW 2016 Draft (160) Sudbury (OHL)
84 REWAY, Martin (*) LW 2013 Draft (116) Injured
74 TYSZKA, Jarret D 2017 Draft (149) Seattle (WHL)
97 WAKED, Antoine (*) RW FA (28/04/17) Rouyn-Noranda (LHJMQ)
56 WALFORD, Scott D 2017 Draft (68) Victoria (WHL)
70 McNIVEN, Michael (*) G FA (24/09/15) Owen Sound (OHL)
95 SAMUEL, Antoine G Try-Out Baie-Comeau (LHJMQ)

Of the six try-outs on the roster, Maxime Fortier stands out. He scored at just under a point per game pace in the Q, yet went undrafted. He is going back for another year there, but it’s good to see some NHL club show an interest in him.