Canadiens ship Nick Cousins to Golden Knights for fourth-round pick

Montreal Canadiens' Nick Cousins (21) celebrates a goal by teammate Shea Weber against Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick during first period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, November 9, 2019. (Graham Hughes/CP)

The Montreal Canadiens have traded forward Nick Cousins to the Vegas Golden Knights for a fourth-round pick in 2021, the team announced Monday.

The 26-year-old from Belleville, Ont., has 22 points in 58 games for the Canadiens this season.

Cousins has 95 points over 317 career games with stops also in Philadelphia and Arizona.

February 24, 2020 - 4:03 pm ET
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  • Fourth-round pick (2021)
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  • Nick Cousins
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