MONTRÉAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Tuesday the acquisition of defenseman Davis Drewiske from the Los Angeles Kings, in return for a fifth round draft pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
“Davis Drewiske is a defenseman with good size and experience who has already played more than 120 games in the NHL. He adds significant depth to our group of defensemen,” said Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin.
Drewiske, 28, appeared in 20 games for the Kings this season, collecting four points (1 goal, 3 assists). The 6’2’’ and 220 lbs rearguard has served 14 penalty minutes and displays a +3 plus/minus differential, while playing an average of 14:27 per game. Drewiske has collected 22 points (4 goals, 18 assists) and 67 penalty minutes in 126 regular season games in career.
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