By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — New Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Ron Hextall has claimed defenseman Mark Friedman from waivers from the cross-state rival Philadelphia Flyers.READ MORE: Allegheny County Police Investigating Shots Fired In North Versailles
Friedman, 25, from Toronto, will be joining the Pens on the road in Washington DC, ahead of Thursday night’s game against the Capitals.
The Penguins have claimed defenseman Mark Friedman off of waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers.
Friedman, 25, will join the team in Washington for tomorrow’s game against the Capitals at 7:00 PM.Fatal Police Shooting In Ohio Hospital Caught On Officer Body Camera
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Hextall drafted Friedman in the third round of the 2014 NHL Draft while he was the Flyers’ general manager.
Friedman has played in 11 career NHL games since his debut in 2018-19. He has recorded one assist, six shots and six penalty minutes.MORE NEWS: West Virginia's Offer Of Cash And Free Recreational Destination Passes Receives Huge Response
He played 186 games for the Flyers’ AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.