The Flyers upgraded their injury-riddled defence today by trading for Boston’s Andrew Alberts. In return, Boston picked up minor-league forward Ned Lukacevic and a conditional draft pick in 2009.
There was no word on whether the 6-foot-5, 220-pound Alberts would arrive in time to face the Canadiens. A concussion limited him to 35 games last season and he had two assists.
There will be no changes in the Canadiens lineup which means Kyle Chipchura will be a healthy scratch for the third consecutive game.