PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Derick Brassard and Riley Sheahan to the Florida Panthers.
“TRADE Inform: The Penguins have obtained forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Derick Brassard and Riley Sheahan and 3 draft picks.”
The Publish-Gazette’s Jason Mackey reported the information Friday afternoon.
“Per source, Penguins are acquiring Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from Florida. Giving up Derick Brassard, Riley Sheahan, a second and two fourth-round picks.”
The deal receives the Penguins younger and even larger gamers underneath contract for for a longer time whilst trading absent gamers with expiring contracts.
“Bjugstad, 26, is signed by the 2020.21 campaign and he carries an average annual price of $4.1 million. McCann, 22, is signed by the 2019.20 season and he carries an average annual price of $1.25 million.”
Bjugstad, 26, stands at 6’6″ and has played his complete career with the Panthers to this point. In 32 games this season, the middle has 5 targets and 7 assists for 12 points.
McCann, 22, has played in 48 games this season. The middle has 8 targets and 10 assists for 18 points.
Bjugstad’s uncle played for the Penguins in 1988. He wore #27 just like Nick will.
“Scott Bjugstad was a right wing for the Penguins in 1988.89. He notched 3 targets in 24 games with Pittsburgh.”
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