The New York Rangers will have the first overall selection after winning the draft lottery. The Los Angeles Kings and Ottawa Senators round out the top three spots. This year's top three prospects, according to NHL draft analyst Chris Peters, are Alexis Lafreniere, Quinton Byfield and Tim Stutzle.
Article content Canadiens centre Nick Suzuki has been named to the NHL All-Rookie team for the 2019-20 season. Suzuki, who turned 21 last month, registered 41 points (13 goals and 28 assists) in 71 games with the Canadiens last season. The 5-foot-11, 201-pounder built on that success in his first Stanley Cup playoffs, tying for first on the team in points with four goals and three assists.
When a player represents a charity that he believes in, he acts on his own behalf. Now, this issue has taken a life of its own for some obscure reason, and we do not wish to take this any further. Lise Plante, director of communications for the CHUM foundation, said she hopes people will focus on the TV campaign, which starts in mid-October, rather than the controversy.