June 15, 2018 | 9:40pm ET
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CANADIENS TRADE GALCHENYUK TO COYOTES FOR DOMI

 
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Alex Galchenyuk, left wing

 

The Montreal Canadiens have traded forward Alex Galchenyuk to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for forward Max Domi.

"Alex is a skilled, productive forward who has scored 30 goals in this league," said Coyotes GM John Chayka. "We're excited to add another elite young player to our core group moving forward."

Galchenyuk, 24, registered 19 goals and 32 assists 51 points and 22 penalty minutes (PIM) in 82 games with Montreal this past season. He finished second on the Canadiens in points and third in goals.

The native of Milwaukee, WI has recorded two 50-point seasons including a career-high 30-26-56 with Montreal in 2015-16. He has totaled at least 44 points in four consecutive seasons.

Galchenyuk, who was originally drafted by the Canadiens in the first round (third overall) in the 2012 Entry Draft, has collected 108 goals and 147 assists for 255 points in in 418 career NHL games with the Habs.

Domi, 23, had played 222 games with Arizona since debuting with the club in 2015-16, amassing 36 goals and 135 points along the way.

Last season, Winnipeg native ranked third on the Coyotes with 45 points (nine goals, 36 assists) in 82 games. 

The two-time OHL champion, who has averaged 0.61 points per game over the course of his NHL career, was drafted 12th overall by the Coyotes in 2013.