Los Angeles Kings across Nikita Scherbak was one of three players put on Sunday afternoon waiver
Scherbak, 23, scored in eight games against Kings since winning the Montreal Canadiens in early December. He has a goal in five games with the Laval Rocket of the American Hockey League this season.
Selected by the Habs 26th overall in the 2014 NHL Draft, Scherbak has six goals and two assists in 37 NHL games in Montreal and Los Angeles.
In other news, the St. Louis Blues placed defense Jordan Schmaltz in resignations while the Panthers of Florida did the same with the defense Chris Wideman.
Schmaltz, 25, has two assists over 20 games with the Blues in 2018-19.
Wideman, 28, has two goals and five assists in 25 games against the Ottawa Senators, Edmonton Oilers and Panthers this season.