A true gem of a steal from Kent Hughes and the Canadiens
BY MARCO JUNE 29, 2023 (6:05 PM)
The Habs have made a few contentious selections, but there's one that's pretty solid, even if it's already being dubbed the potential steal of the draft.
20-year-old Russian defenseman Bogdan Konyushkov was selected 110th overall. In 64 KHL games, he accumulated 25 points, which is excellent for a rookie.
This could be a great move on Kent Hughes' part, when it's said that the defenseman would have been selected in the 1st round had he been Canadian or American.
Plus, his KHL contract is up in a year. To be continued...