Skip to main content

Former Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dustin Tokarski has been acquired by Montreal

Chris O'Meara/The Associated Press

The Canadiens and Lightning swapped goaltenders on Thursday, with Dustin Tokarski coming to Montreal and Cedrick Desjardins heading to Tampa Bay, Habs GM Marc Bergevin announced Thursday.

Tokarski, 23, played 33 games with the Syracuse Crunch (AHL) since the start of the 2012-13 season, and posted a 2.46 goals against average and .900 save percentage. The Saskatchewan-native had been with the Tampa Bay organization since being drafted in the fifth round in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

He has played seven games at the NHL level.

Story continues below advertisement

Desjardins had been with the Canadiens organization from 2006-10 before returning to Montreal on July 1, 2012.

Report an error
Comments

The Globe invites you to share your views. Please stay on topic and be respectful to everyone. For more information on our commenting policies and how our community-based moderation works, please read our Community Guidelines and our Terms and Conditions.

We’ve made some technical updates to our commenting software. If you are experiencing any issues posting comments, simply log out and log back in.

Discussion loading… ✨

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Thank you!

You are now subscribed to the newsletter at

You can unsubscribe from this newsletter or Globe promotions at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of the newsletter, or by emailing us at privacy@globeandmail.com.