PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- The Ryan Kesler to Pittsburgh trade rumors appear to be heating up.
Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, citing multiple sources, reported Saturday night that the Penguins are “aggressively” pursuing the Canuck’s center.READ MORE: Uncertainty Surrounds New Omicron Variant: 'We Don't Have Answers Yet'
Per Rossi’s report, a proposed deal for Kesler would send Brandon Sutter, two 2014 draft picks and either Simon Despres or Brian Dumoulin to the Canucks in return for Kesler.
Kesler, who has battled a broken hand this season, has scored 21 goals in 61 games.READ MORE: 2 Injured After Stabbing In Pittsburgh's Arlington Heights Neighborhood
The NHL trade deadline is 3 p.m. on Wednesday.Labor Secretary Marty Walsh Says Build Back Better Will Help Retrain Workers For Pittsburgh's Jobs Of The Future