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A look back at the history of the 16th overall pick in the NHL Draft

Like every NHL Draft position, 16th overall has a dotted history, ranging from Hall of Fame stars to players who never even stepped on the ice. It also features a handful of appearances by the Montreal Canadiens, both as the drafting team and as a future landing spot. Before diving into the NHL as a whole, let’s take a look at some of the selections the Canadiens made on their own at the position.

1985: Montreal selects Tom Chorske

GP: 596 (115 G, 122 A)

After being picked, Chorske spent three seasons at the University of Minnesota before joining the professional ranks.