Oilers trade defenseman Davidson to Isles

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Brandon Davidson, center, steps over Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler, left, to control the puck as defenseman Hampus Lindholm, of Sweden, trails during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Oilers traded defenseman Brandon Davidson to the New York Islanders for a 2019 third-round draft pick Saturday.

Davidson, 26, has three goals and two assists in 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.

Davidson has appeared in 137 regular-season NHL games, with eight goals and 12 assists with 59 penalty minutes. He has also played in three playoff games.

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