The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenceman Brandon Montour from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenceman Brendan Guhle and a first-round pick.
In 62 games this season, Montour has 25 points (five goals, 20 assists).
The 24-year-old was originally drafted by the Ducks in the second-round (55th overall) of the 2014 NHL draft.
Guhle was a second-round pick of the Sabres in the 2015 NHL draft. He has 27 points in 50 games this season with the AHL’s Rochester Americans.
The Ducks receive the Sharks first-round pick or they have the option to select St. Louis’s pick if it’s between #20 – #31.