Canadiens pick up Smith-Pelly from Ducks for Sekac

Montreal, QC ( – The Montreal Canadiens acquired right wing
Devante Smith-Pelly from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for left wing Jiri
Sekac on Tuesday.

Smith-Pelly had five goals and 12 assists for 17 points in 54 games for the
Ducks this season. The 22-year-old Ontario native has 14 goals and 40 points
in 129 regular-season games since making his NHL debut in 2011-12.

Sekac, who joined the Canadiens as a free agent last July, has seven goals and
nine assists for 16 points in 50 games this season. The 22-year-old Czech
native is in his first NHL season.