TRADE | Canadiens Acquire Defenseman Lowe From Hurricanes for Samuelsson

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Keegan Lowe is the son of former Oilers player/executive Kevin Lowe. Philip’s Samuelsson is the son of former NHL defenceman, Ulf Samuelsson, currently the head coach of the Charlotte Checkers, AHL affiliate of the Hurricanes.

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Montreal Canadiens Media Release

NEW YORK — The Canadiens announced on Tuesday that defenseman Keegan Lowe has been acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes, in exchange for Philip Samuelsson.

Lowe is a 73rd overall pick from the 2011 NHL Draft, and played two games with the Hurricanes in 2014-15.

He has three goals and nine assists in 49 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season, and has spent his entire 2016-17 campaign in the AHL.

The 23-year-old prospect will report to the St. John’s IceCaps for the Habs.

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