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Habs take Galchenyuk at No. 3

Jun 22, 2012, 7:40 PM EDT

Alex Galchenyuk

Three picks of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, two Russian members of the Sarnia Stings selected. Alexander Galchenyuk went to the Montreal Canadiens at No. 3, two spots after his OHL teammate, Nail Yakupov, became the first overall pick by the Edmonton Oilers.

Galchenyuk, a center, missed all but two games of the regular season after tearing his ACL in the preseason. In 2010-11, he piled up 83 points in 68 games.

For Galchenyuk’s draft profile, click here.

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  1. cowboyscanada - Jun 22, 2012 at 8:51 PM

    Go Habs Go!!!

    • drewsylvania - Jun 22, 2012 at 9:10 PM


  2. lordstanley65 - Jun 22, 2012 at 11:07 PM

    They just need to teach him to fall down when someone skates past him, and he’ll be ready.

  3. saki1921 - Jun 23, 2012 at 2:13 AM

    Not russian he is American!!!!!!!

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