Canadiens draft: 5th overall pick in a twist of fate
BY MARCO JUNE 20, 2023 (3:37 PM)
However, we've just learned that this isn't the only strategy Kent Hughes is looking at.
According to Eric Engels, it's just as plausible, if not more so, for Kent Hughes to drop down the rankings.
This statement has the effect of a real bombshell, when all the fans expect us to draft earlier or at No. 5. However, if Kent Hughes intends not to draft Matvei Michkov and turns to Ryan Leonard or David Reinbacher, this option makes a lot of sense.