RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired Montreal's fifth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft in exchange for the rights to defenseman Joel Edmundson.
Edmundson, 27, recorded 20 points (7g, 13a) in 68 games with the Hurricanes this season. The 6'4", 215-pound defenseman has earned 72 points (20g, 52a) in 337 career NHL games with St. Louis and Carolina.
The 2020 NHL Draft with be held virtually over two days. Round 1 will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 6 and Rounds 2-7 will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 7.