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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Conor Sheary and Matt Hunwick to the Buffalo Sabres.

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The team announced they sent the pair to Buffalo for a conditional 2019 4th round draft pick.

The move will free up considerable cap space for the Penguins.

Sheary was set to make $3 million and Hunwick $2.25 million.

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The trade comes one day after the Penguins signed Bryan Rust to a new four-year contract.