DOMI FOR ANDERSON
The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired forward Max Domi and a third-round draft pick in 2020 (No. 78 overall) from the Montreal Canadiens for winger Josh Anderson.
What does it give the Columbus Blue Jackets
In Domi, the Blue Jackets land a talented offensive forward who can play both center and wing. He may slot in as the No. 2 or 3 pivot behind Pierre-Luc Dubois and possibly Boone Jenner. Adding a third rounder in '20 is also a good move for a Columbus team that is a little bit thin in terms of future prospects.
What does it give the Montreal Canadiens
It is no secret that the Canadiens are a bit on the smallish side up front, so the arrival of Anderson (6'3", 222 pounds) should help. He endured an injury-plagued 2019-20 campaign but is a good bet to rebound with Montreal if he is healthy. The Canadiens moved a third rounder, but still own 10 picks in 2020.
Expect bounce-back campaigns for both Domi and Anderson in 2020-21. Domi has more offensive ability, but both players will need to adjust to their new environs this season. Both players have more fantasy value after this trade.