The Montreal Canadiens have a bright future if the play of their prospects at the 2014 World Junior tournament isn’t a fluke. The Habs had six players playing in the tournament, with three picking up medals and all playing key roles for their teams. So just who are these players? Read on to find out.
Martin Reway was the Habs’s fourth round pick (116th overall) in 2013 and at the time Montreal head scout Trevor Timmins said he was “a home run swing” but if his play at the World Juniors is any indication, he might pan out yet. In five games, Reway had four goals and six assists for Slovakia and was counted on in big games for them against Canada and the USA. His best game was against the Americans, with two of Slovakia’s three goals in their 6-3 loss. He also had six shots on goal. Although his small size means he doesn’t get a lot of defensive ice time, his offence numbers in this tournament are a welcome surprise from Reway.
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