ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals selected Quebec native Hendrix Lapierre with the 22nd pick in the 2020 NHL Draft last night.
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The 6-foot, 179-pound center recorded 17 points in 19 games for the Chicoutimi Sagueneens during the 2019-2020 season.
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The Capitals have selected a center with their first pick in two consecutive drafts.
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In 2019, they picked Connor McMichael with the 25th overall pick.
Lapierre is a native of Gatineau, Quebec.
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