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.