Development camp begins Monday

FROM JULY 7 -12 AT THE CENTRE SPORTIF CANDIAC – LES 2 GLACES

30 players to take part in the Canadiens Development Camp

MONTREAL (July 4, 2008) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that 30 prospects will participate in the team’s annual development camp from July 7-12, at the Centre Sportif Candiac – Les 2 Glaces (10 Radisson, Candiac), on the South Shore of Montreal.

    The Canadiens prospects will first take to the ice on Monday, July 7th, at 2:30 p.m. The development camp consists of on-ice sessions every morning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with the exception of Tuesday, July 8th with on-ice testings will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Off-ice conditioning sessions are also scheduled every day.

    19 of the 30 players at camp are Canadiens draft selections, including four of the five players from the 2008 NHL Entry Draft held last June in Ottawa. The group also includes first round picks Ryan McDonagh, Max Pacioretty and David Fischer, defensemen Mathieu Carle, PK Subban and Yannick Weber, as well as forwards Benjamin Maxwell and Olivier Fortier.

Player    Position    Status    2007-08 Team

BEAUREGARD, Thomas    RW    AHL Contract    Cincinnati (ECHL)
BOISVERT, Erik    LW    Try-Out    Sacred Heart University (ATLANTIC)
CARLE, Mathieu    D    2006, 53rd     Hamilton (AHL)
CONBOY, Andrew    LW    2007, 142nd    Omaha (USHL)
DESHARNAIS, David    C    AHL Contract    Cincinnati (ECHL), Hamilton (AHL)
FISCHER, David    D    2006, 20th    University of Minnesota (WCHA)
FORTIER, Olivier    C    2007, 65th    Rimouski (QMJHL)
JOHNSON, Patrick    LW    2008, 206th    University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
KISHEL, Scott    D    2007, 192nd    Sioux Falls (USHL)
KRISTO, Danny    RW    2008, 56th    USA Under-18 (USDP)
MAXWELL, Benjamin    C    2006, 49th    Kootenay (WHL)
MAYER, Robert    G    Try-Out    Saint John (LHJMQ), Switzerland (WJC)
McDONAGH, Ryan    D    2007, 12th    University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
MISSIAEN, Jason    G    2008, 116th    Peterborough (OHL)
MONAHAN, Alexandre    LW    Try-Out    Victoriaville (QMJHL)
PACIORETTY, Max    LW    2007, 22nd    University of Michigan (CCHA), USA (WJC)
PAQUET, Philippe    D    2005, 229th    Clarkson University (ECAC)
PATERYN, Greg    D    Transaction (TOR)    Ohio Jr. (USHL)
QUAILER, Steven    LW    2008, 86th    Sioux City (USHL)
QUATTROCCHI, Joseph    G    ——————-    Smiths Falls (CJHL)
RUSSELL, Ryan    C    Transaction (NYR)    Hamilton (AHL), Cincinnati (ECHL)
STEJSKAL, Joe    D    2007, 133rd    Dartmouth University (ECAC)
SUBBAN, P.K.    D    2007, 43rd    Belleville (OHL), Canada (WJC)
TESTWUIDE, Jon Paul    D    Try-Out    Denver University (WCHA)
TESTWUIDE, Michael    RW    Try-Out    Colorado College (WCHA)
TORP, Nichlas    D    2007, 163rd    HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. (SWITZERLAND)
TROTTER, Brock    C    Free Agent    Denver University (WCHA), Hamilton (AHL)
WEBER, Yannick    D    2007, 73rd    Kitchener (OHL), Switzerland (WJC)
WHITE, Ryan    RW    2006, 66th    Calgary (WHL)
WYMAN, James T.    RW    2004, 100th    Dartmouth University (ECAC), Hamilton (AHL)


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