Canadiens trade for Gustafsson in deadline deal with Flyers

Apr 12 2021, 12:00 pm

The Montreal Canadiens have made a deadline deal for a defenceman.

Montreal has acquired defenceman Erik Gustafsson in a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round pick.

According to TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, the Flyers are also retaining 50% of his $3 million contract. He is a free agent at the end of this season.

Gustafsson has put up 10 points in 24 games this season.

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