The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Robert Czarnik from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for forward Steve Quailer.
Czarnik has a goal and four assists in 29 games this season with the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League.
The 24-year-old Detroit native was selected 63rd overall in the third round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Kings.
Quailer has contributed a goal and four assists in 12 games this season with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL.
The 24-year-old was picked by the Canadiens in the third round, 86th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft.