Tinordi, a first-round draft pick by Montreal in 2010, has played just three games for the Canadiens this season, posting zero points and a minus-3 rating. In six contests with AHL St. John’s this season, he has two assists.
The defenceman was pulled off the team’s plane Friday and informed of the news.
Habs packaged own 1st round pick and a 2nd rounder to move up 5 spots and draft Jarred Tinordi in 2010. Team that moved down? The Coyotes.
— Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) January 15, 2016
Scott, a 6-foot-8 enforcer, has one assist in 11 games with the Coyotes this season.
Scott was among four NHL players voted by fans to captain a divisional squad at the 2016 NHL All-Star Game in Nashville later this month. His candidacy was bolstered by an enthusiastic social media effort. Now that Scott is switching conferences, the Coyotes are currently without a representative at the All-Star Game and the Pacific Division lacks a captain.
Scott will join the AHL's St. John's Ice Caps, while Bartley has been recalled to the NHL team.
My impression on the Canadiens on getting John Scott when the really need a major trade to help them out. " What the f..."
— Georges Laraque (@GeorgesLaraque) January 15, 2016
The undrafted Fournier, a right wing, has seven points in 24 games with the AHL IceCaps this season and has yet to crack the NHL.
The 24-year-old Elliott, a Vancouver native, has two goals and four assists in 19 games with Arizona this season.
Salaries involved in the trade. All 1 year deals.
Jared Tinordi. 850K
John Scott. 575K
Victor Bartley. 800K
Stefan Elliott. 650K
— John Shannon (@JSportsnet) January 15, 2016