Max Domi and a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft were traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets by the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday for Josh Anderson.
Domi can be a restricted free agent Oct. 9. The 25-year-old forwarad scored 44 points (17 goals, 27 assists) in 71 games with the Canadiens this season and had three assists in 10 postseason games.
Selected by the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round (No. 12) of the 2013 NHL Draft, Domi has scored 251 points (81 goals, 170 assists) in 375 regular-season games with the Coyotes and Canadiens.
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Anderson also can become a restricted free agent on Oct. 9. The 26-yearl-old forward scored four points (one goal, three assists) and was limited to 26 games this season because of a left shoulder injury sustained against the Ottawa Senators on Dec. 14. Anderson had surgery for a posterior labral tear March 2 and did not play in the postseason. He was expected to make a full recovery in 4-6 months.
Selected by Columbus in the fourth round (No. 95) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Anderson has scored 115 points (65 goals, 50 assists) in 267 regular-season games and eight points (three goals, five assists) in 21 playoff games.