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.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) April 12, 2021
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.