PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Jussi Jokinen from the Carolina Hurricanes.
In exchange, the Pens gave up a conditional 6th or 7th round draft pick in the deal.READ MORE: Man In Critical Condition After Falling Over Hillside During Police Chase In Brighton Heights
The 30-year-old Jonkinen was placed on waivers and cleared a little more than a week before the deadline.
It’s reported that the Hurricanes are believed to be taking back some salary in the transaction.READ MORE: Police: Man Killed 94-Year-Old Grandfather And Sent Video Of Killing To Family Members
In 33 games with the Hurricanes this season, Jokinen has scored six goals, and added five assists.
The former sixth-round draft pick is in the second year of a three-year, $9 million deal.
Jokinen has scored 121 goals and 225 assists in 569 career NHL games with the Hurricanes, Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning.MORE NEWS: Experts Say Incentives To Vaccinate Work On Some But Not Everyone