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.

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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.

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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.

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