Dale Weise returning to Canadiens in 4-player trade with Flyers
Veteran forward to report to AHL Laval; Christian Folin joining Montreal lineup
The Montreal Canadiens acquired forward Dale Weise and defenceman Christian Folin from the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday in exchange for David Schlemko and Byron Froese.
Weise, who will report to Montreal's American League affiliate in Laval, Que., has 54 goals and 66 assists in 481 career NHL regular-season games since his debut in 2010-11. The Winnipeg native has also played for New York (Rangers), Vancouver and Chicago.
Folin has 38 points (seven goals, 31 assists) and 96 penalty minutes in 209 career NHL regular-season games with Minnesota, Los Angeles and Philadelphia since his debut in 2013-14.
Also Saturday, the Canadiens announced they had placed defenceman Karl Alzner on waivers.