With the 18th overall pick, Montreal selects forward Louis Leblanc from the Omaha Lancers of the USHL.
Weight: 178 lbs.
2008-2009 stats; 60 games, 28 goals, 31 assists, 59 points
The Canadiens pick the hometown kid and get a huge positive reaction from their crowd. It's a very solid pick as well. Leblanc is a talented centerman that can put the puck in the net. The Canadiens continue their trend of taking top college prospects.