BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The NHL trade deadline isn't until Monday at 3 p.m. but the Buffalo Sabres have already made a move.
The Sabres have acquired defenseman Brandon Montour from Anaheim for prospect Brendan Guhle and a first round pick.
TRADE: We've acquired defenseman Brandon Montour from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Brendan Guhle and a first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. pic.twitter.com/2JRu2Mq98m— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) February 25, 2019
According to Frank Seravalli of TSN, the Ducks will receive San Jose's 1st pick, or they have the option to select St. Louis' pick if it’s between #20 - #31.
Conditional pick details in Montour deal: #Ducks receive SJS 1st pick, or they have the option to select STL’s pick if it’s between #20 - #31.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) February 24, 2019
Montour has five goals and 25 points this season for the Ducks.