Predators acquire Hal Gill
The Montreal Canadiens have begun selling ahead of the Feb. 27 trade deadline, sending veteran defenseman Hal Gill Friday to the Nashville Predators.
The Canadiens also sent a conditional 2013 fifth-round pick in exchange for Blake Geoffrion, minor league forward Robert Slaney and a 2012 second-round pick in 2012.
Geoffrion, the 23-year-old grandson of Canadiens legend Bernie (Boom Boom) Geoffrion, appeared in 22 games for Nashville this season and had three assists.
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