Stu Cowan: Canadiens set sights on adding prospects to NHL pipeline

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They have 11 picks at this year’s NHL Draft after already selecting 29 players over the last three years.

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Stu Cowan  •  Montreal Gazette

Cole Caufield with, from left, Canadiens assistant GM Trevor Timmins captain Shea Weber and owner Geoff Molson after the team selected Caufield with the No. 15 overall pick at the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Photo by Anne-Marie Sorvin /USA TODAY Sports Article content

Canadiens assistant GM Trevor Timmins still remembers the dinner he had with Cole Caufield before selecting him in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver.


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“My most vivid memory of Cole is we took him for dinner and he ordered this big sundae for dessert and it was huge,” Timmins said Thursday. “A pile of ice cream and chocolate and butterscotch sauce all over it and we all joked about that. But he burns that off pretty quick. So I always joke with him about that. But very happy that he’s part of our organization.”

Caufield’s love for ice cream didn’t scare off the Canadiens and neither did the fact he’s only 5-foot-7. They selected him with the 15th overall pick and it certainly looks like it was a smart decision after Caufield made…

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