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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Daniel Sprong to the Anaheim Ducks.

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The Pens will get defenseman Marcus Pettersson in return for Sprong.

The team confirmed the trade Monday afternoon.

ANAHEIM, CA – SEPTEMBER 24: Marcus Pettersson #28 of the Anaheim Ducks skates past Brendan Perlini #11 of the Arizona Coyotes during the second period of an NHL preseason game at Honda Center on September 24, 2018 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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Pettersson was a second-round pick by the Ducks in the 2014 NHL Draft and made his NHL debut Feb. 15, 2018.

The 22-year-old defenseman averaged 13:37 of ice time in 22 games, and his plus-5 rating was third among Ducks defensemen after he made his debut.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 28: Markus Pettersson of the Anaheim Ducks poses for a portrait during the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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The Penguins say Pettersson is playing an his entry-level contract and is signed through the end of the regular season.