MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens popular manager Marc Bergevin presented on Sunday that the workforce has obtained defenseman Jon Merrill from the Detroit Crimson Wings in alternate for a fifth-spherical select in 2021 (previously obtained from Ottawa) and forward Hayden Verbeek.
Merrill, 29, regarded in 36 video games with the Crimson Wings this season, registering five assists, posting a plus-2 differential, and serving 12 penalty minutes. The 6’03” and 195 lbs defenseman also recorded 35 photos on purpose.
An Oklahoma City, OK native, Merrill has played 392 profession video games in the NHL with the Recent Jersey Devils, Vegas Golden Knights and the Crimson Wings since making his NHL debut in 2013-14. The left-handed rearguard has amassed 66 capabilities (12 dreams, 54 assists) over the course his eight-year profession, and served 207 penalty minutes.
Merrill modified into as soon as chosen in the 2nd spherical (38th overall) by the Devils in the 2010 NHL Draft.