TRADE: Habs and Avs swap Andrighetto and Martinsen

Wednesday was a busy day for Joe Sakic and the Colorado Avalanche as the Avs GM was dealing left and right, though not in the sense many had expected.

Unknown-1The Avalanche traded young forward Andreas Martinsen to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Sven Andrighetto.

Andrighetto, 23, had 2-6-8 totals in 27 games played for Montreal this season and was the Canadiens 86th overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. In 83 career games, he has amassed 11 goals and 17 assists.

He played two seasons for the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in the QMJHL prior to being drafted and is a native of Zurich, Switzerland. Andrighetto is a pending restricted free agent this July.

 

Unknown-1Martinsen, 26, had three goals and four assists for Colorado in 55 games this season. A native of Norway, Martinsen has played in 110 NHL games with 7-11-18 career totals. He is a pending unrestricted free agent in July.