Montreal Canadiens 2012 Draft Class: First Top-Five Pick In Seven Years Lands Galchenyuk

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Charles Hudon
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Round 5

122nd Overall - Charles Hudon

Hudon is the other member of this draft class with NHL experience. He played just six games with the Canadiens over his first three professional seasons, but then scored 30 points in 72 games in his first full season. He decided to play in the Swiss National League in 2020-21, relinquishing his rights with the Canadiens.

He played the next three seasons with the Lightning, Avalanche, and Kings' AHL teams.

Round 6

154th Overall - Erik Nystrom

Nystrom played just 17 games in North American after signing a 25-game tryout with the Hamilton Bulldogs in 2013-14. He went back to Europe and retired after the 2019-20 sea