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Montreal Trades Marco Scandella To St. Louis

MONTREAL - The Canadiens announced on Tuesday that they've acquired a second-round pick in 2020 and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021 from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for defenseman Marco Scandella.

Scandella, 29, was acquired by the Canadiens from Buffalo on January 2 in return for a fourth-round pick in 2020. The Montreal native played 20 games for the Habs, recording three points (1G, 2A).

The 6-foot-3, 212-pound rearguard is a veteran of 569 NHL contests with the Minnesota Wild, Sabres, and Canadiens. He has 136 career points (42G, 94A) over 10 seasons in the League.

Scandella was Minnesota's second-round pick (55th overall) in 2008.

added 4:00pm, St. Louis release is below.

(Feb. 18, 2020) – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the team has acquired defenseman Marco Scandella from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a second-round pick in 2020 and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021.  In addition, the team has placed defenseman Jay Bouwmeester on Long-Term Injured Reserve (LTI) and assigned defenseman Niko Mikkola to the team’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage.

Scandella, 29, has dressed in 51 games between the Canadiens (20) and Buffalo Sabres (31) this season, totaling 12 points (four goals, eight assists), a +10 rating and 16 penalty minutes.  The 6’3, 208-pound defenseman was originally drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the second round, 55th overall, of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.  Across 10 seasons, Scandella has appeared in 569 regular-season games and tallied 136 points (42 goals, 94 assists) along with 227 penalty minutes.  He has also played in 39 career postseason games, recording nine points (six goals, three assists) and six penalty minutes.

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Quite a coup for Montreal to flip Scandella for an extra #2

Posted by lefty.30 on 02/18/20 at 08:29 PM ET

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