MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens obtained defenseman Davis Drewiske from the Los Angeles Kings for a fifth-round draft pick Tuesday.
The Canadiens were seeking a veteran to play on their third defense pair.READ MORE: High-Powered Winds Whip Through Southland, Bringing Cold Weather And Dust Advisories
Drewiske had one goal and three assists in 20 games and was plus-3 for Los Angeles, but had been a healthy scratch of late. He averaged 14:27 of ice time per game.READ MORE: Grant's 2 Goals Lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 Rout Of Tampa Bay
He was signed as a free agent by Los Angeles in 2008 and has four goals and 18 assists in 126 career games.MORE NEWS: Omicron Surge Still Raging In Southland, Despite Decline In Other Parts Of Country
Drewiske is earning a prorated $650,000 and can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer.