BOTH PLAYERS ASSUMED HIGH
profiles from the moment they were drafted. Galchenyuk was selected third overall by Montreal in 2012 despite missing virtually the entire 2011-12 season with a serious knee injury. That, combined with his Russian background despite being born and raised in North America, made him something of a mystery man. Observers concluded that this player must be a special talent to go so early in the draft coming off a severe injury. Domi was selected 12th overall in 2013 in the midst of an illustrious four-year junior career with the OHL’s powerful London Knights. His stocky build was unusual for a top prospect and reminded fans of his father, Tie, even though their styles of play are significantly different. Many of these fans were intrigued to see if Domi could overcome his size disadvantage as well as his Type 1 diabetes, for which he has become a role model.