Edmonton Oilers trade defenceman Davidson to Islanders for 2019 draft pick

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers traded defenceman Brandon Davidson to the New York Islanders for a 2019 third-round draft pick Saturday.

Davidson, 26, of Taber, Alta., has three goals and two assists 36 games with Edmonton and the Montreal Canadiens this season.

Davidson, a 2010 sixth-round draft pick by Edmonton, was waived by Montreal in December before being claimed by the Oilers.

The six-foot-two, 217-pound Davidson has appeared in 137 career regular-season NHL games, registering eight goals and 12 assists with 59 penalty minutes. He has also played in three playoff games.

The Canadian Press

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