The Canadian trades Max Domi to the Blue Jackets
Share October 6, 2020 4:08 p.m. Share The Canadian trades Max Domi to the Blue Jackets The Canadian Press The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Max Domi to the Columbus Blue Jackets for forward Josh Anderson on Tuesday.
The Canadian also gave a third-round pick in 2020, 78th overall, to the Blue Jackets. Domi and Anderson could become compensated free agents on Friday.
Earlier in the day, the Canadian also announced that he had submitted the name of defenseman Karl Alzner on waiver with the intention of buying the last two seasons from his contract.
Domi was picked up by the Arizona Coyotes Habs for Alex Galchenyuk on June 15, 2018. After amassing 72 points in 82 games in his first season with the Canadiens, he was limited to 44 points in 71 outings last winter.
He then started the revival in the fourth line and had just three assists in 10 games this summer.
For his part, Anderson was limited to 26 games with the Blue Jackets last winter due to a shoulder injury. He scored one goal and three assists.
Anderson had set personal highs in 2018-19 with 27 goals and 20 assists for 47 points in 82 games.
Domi is 25 and Anderson, 26. Domi had ended a two-season contract that earned him an average annual salary of US $ 3.15 million. For his part, Anderson had just ended a three-season contract with an average annual value of $ 1.85 million.
Anderson is a right winger and adds depth to this position with the Habs, which only had Brendan Gallagher, Joel Armia and Jordan Weal as contract right wingers.
As for Alzner, he will have played 95 games in the Habs uniform after joining the organization when the free agent market opened on July 1, 2017. He then accepted a five-year contract of 'a total value of $ 23.1 million – for an average annual salary of $ 4.625 million.
The six-foot, three-inch, 213-pound left-handed hockey player scored one goal and amassed 12 assists, in addition to serving 42 penalty minutes, during his time with the organization.
Alzner also had two goals and 17 assists in 87 games with the Laval Rocket, the CH school club in the American Hockey League.
According to the site capfriendly.com, the Canadian will collect a penalty of just under $ 4 million on his payroll next season under the buyout. The penalty will be just under $ 2 million in 2021-22 and $ 833,333 in the following two campaigns.
Alzner, 32, was selected by the Washington Capitals fifth overall in the 2007 NHL Draft. He has 20 goals and 110 assists in 686 career Bettman Tour games with the Capitals. and the Canadian.