NHL trade grades: Colorado Avalanche add Artturi Lehkonen after deal with Montreal Canadiens

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The Colorado Avalanche made one significant move on Monday before the NHL's trade deadline passed, acquiring forward Artturi Lehkonen from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Justin Barron and a 2024 second-round pick.

Montreal also retained half of Lehkonen's salary in the deal.

It may not look splashy on paper, but the Avalanche made a strong pickup. Let's grade the GMs who put this one together: