Montreal Canadiens trade Marco Scandella to St. Louis Blues

Updated: February 18, 2020 at 4:11 pm by Zach Laing

Feb 8, 2020; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens defenseman Marco Scandella (28) celebrates his goal against Toronto Maple Leafs with teammates during the third period at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports=

The St. Louis Blues have acquired defenceman Marco Scandella from the Montreal Canadiens.

In return, the Habs acquired a 2020 second-round draft pick and a fourth-round pick in 2021.

Scandella, 29, has appeared in 51 games this season splitting time between the @Buffalo Sabres and the @Montreal Canadiens. In those games, he’s scored four goals and another eight assists.

He was acquired by the Habs on Jan. 3 in exchange for a 2020 fourth-round pick.

Scandella has appeared in 569 NHL games scoring 126 points. According to Puckpedia, Scandella is in the final year of a contract paying him an AAV of $4-million.

Montreal has retained 50% of Scandella’s contract in the trade.

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