Alex Galchenyuk is traded again, moves to 7th team in past 3 years

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Alex Galchenyuk is on the move again and to the Toronto Maple Leafs, this time. 

On Monday, the Maple Leafs have acquired forward Alex Galchenyuk from the Carolina Hurricanes for forward Egor Korshkov and defenceman David Warsofsky.


The past years have been quite the roller coaster ride for the veteran forward, not to mention this week! The 27-year-old has yet to play a game with the Hurricanes this season. He landed in Carolina as he was traded along with Cedric Paquette in return for Ryan Dzingel, who's now back with the Senators. 

Galchenyuk scored nine goals and added 16 assists over 67 games split between the Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota Wild and Ottawa Senators last season. 

Toronto will be Galchenyuk's seventh NHL franchise. We can't say what role he will have with the Maple Leafs. 

He started his NHL with the Montreal Canadiens, where he played spent the first six years after the Habs selected him third overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. 

Galchenyuk has 136 goals and 185 assists over 557 career games in the NHL. And a seventh uniform...