The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Stefan Matteau from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Devante Smith-Pelly.

Matteau, selected 29th overall by the Devils in 2012, has one goal in 20 games this season. The 22-year-old has scored three goals and five points in 44 games with the Devils.

Smith-Pelly, selected 42nd overall by the Anaheim Ducks in 2010, has six goals and 12 points in 46 games this season. The 23-year-old has scored 21 goals and 55 points in 195 games with the Ducks and Canadiens.