By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Nick Bjugstad to the Minnesota Wild.
The Penguins acquired a condition 2021 draft pick in exchange for the forward, the team announced Friday. Michael Russo, who covers the Wild for The Atheltic, says it is a condition seventh-round pick.
The Penguins have acquired a conditional 2021 draft pick from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Nick Bjugstad.
The conditional pick will give the Penguins five picks in the 2021 draft.
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) September 11, 2020
Conditional seventh-rounder is based on how many games Bjugstad plays next season, I believe. https://t.co/8hLdG8mZ0t
— Michael Russo (@RussoHockey) September 11, 2020
Pittsburgh says it is retaining a portion of Bjugstad’s salary for the 2020-21 season.