PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A former Pittsburgh blue-liner is headed across the state to play for the Pens’ biggest rival.
The Flyers have acquired defenseman Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals Friday morning.READ MORE: Ohio Drops Vaccination Age To 50 As New Cases Decrease
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Niskanen signed with the Caps in the 2014 offseason after playing the better part of four seasons with the Pens from 2011-2014. He did not win any Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh, but was of course a member of the 2017 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Championship.