The Montreal Canadiens had high expectations for Noah Juulsen. He was taken in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft when he was a member of the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League.
After playing two more years in the WHL, Juulsen turned pro for the 2017-18 season and quickly became a key member of the Laval Rocket defence. The Surrey, British Columbia native is a big, physical right shooting defender who can skate well and has a bit of offensive capabilities to his game.
Juulsen played well enough during his first pro season that he earned a call up and an audition with the Canadiens that season.