Kukla's Korner Hockey

Kukla's Korner Hockey

Jonathan Drouin Traded To The Montreal Canadiens

06/15/2017 at 3:12pm EDT

Tampa release is below...

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired defenseman Mikhail Sergachev and a conditional second round 2018 draft selection from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Jonathan Drouin and a conditional 2018 sixth round pick, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

Sergachev, 18, skated in four games with the Canadiens this season, recording a plus-1 rating. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound defenseman made his NHL debut last season on October 13 against the Buffalo Sabres. He also played in 50 games with the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League, posting 10 goals and 43 points. Sergachev led all Spitfire defensemen for assists (33), points, power-play assists (10) and penalty minutes (71).

The Nizhnekamsk, Russia native recently won the 2017 Memorial Cup as a member of the Spitfires. Sergachev posted a goal and four points in four games during the Memorial Cup tournament. He also notched a goal and three assists in seven OHL playoff games. Sergachev has played in 117 games during two OHL seasons, both with Windsor, registering 27 goals and 100 points.

Sergachev was originally selected by Montreal in the first round, ninth overall, at the 2016 NHL Draft.

Create an Account

In order to leave a comment, please create an account.

About Kukla's Korner Hockey

Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.

Email Paul anytime at [email protected]

Most Recent Posts

Most Recent Comments

Comment by TreKronor in Kukla's Korner Hockey from the entry Bo Horvat Headed To The New York Islanders - 23 minutes ago
Comment by Paul in Kukla's Korner Hockey from the entry Rest In Peace Bobby Hull - 1 hour ago
Comment by damndogrevenge in Kukla's Korner Hockey from the entry Rest In Peace Bobby Hull - 2 hours ago
Comment by Kate in Kukla's Korner Hockey from the entry Rest In Peace Bobby Hull - 3 hours ago
Comment by Paul in Abel to Yzerman from the entry A2Y- Nick Lidstrom Ranked #8 In The Athletic's Ranking - 4 hours ago