Habs select McCarron in first round, Rosèmere native Fucale in second

The Canadiens added size with their first-round pick at the NHL draft in New Jersey, selecting 6-foot-5, 228-pound forward Michael McCarron, who was ranked 35th by Central Scouting among North American skaters.
The Habs also nabbed top-ranked North American goalie prospect Zachary Fucale. A Rosemère native who grew up a Canadiens’ fan, the 6-foot-1 Fucale backstopped the Halifax Mooseheads this season as they won the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League championship and Memorial Cup.

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Assault charges withdrawn against former Hab Damphousse

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