PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Penguins have traded defenseman Olli Maatta to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Dominik Kahun.
According to the team, the Penguins sent the 24-year-old defenseman to Chicago in exchange for the 23-year-old forward and a fifth-round pick in 2019.READ MORE: Northern Regional Police Officers Rescue Kitten Trapped Under Car Hood
TRADE ALERT: The Penguins have acquired forward Dominik Kahun and a 2019 fifth-round draft pick from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Olli Maatta.Part Of East Carson Street To Close During Vice President Kamala Harris' Visit To Pittsburgh
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“Dominik had a great rookie season with the Blackhawks,” said Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford. “He is a speedy, versatile player capable of playing all three forward positions. He also saw time on Chicago’s power-play and penalty killing units. We are very excited for him to join our team.”MORE NEWS: Homestead Grays Bridge Rededicated With Special Ceremony
Kahun played a full 82 games with the Blackhawks in 2018-2019, his rookie season, scoring 13 goals, 24 assists for 37 points.