Pittsburgh Sent the Striker to Vegas in a Three-way Exchange


Vegas, Pittsburgh and Ottawa have carried out a large-scale deal within the framework of Derik Brassar’s trade.

Yesterday it became known that the Penguins intensified by the central striker Derik Brassar, who was traded from Ottawa in exchange for the first round draft pick 2018, goalkeeper Philip Gustavsson and defender Ian Cole.

Pittsburgh and Ottawa

Now it became known that the deal is a three-way deal, and Vegas is another participant.

The Golden Knights in this exchange received from Pittsburgh power forward Ryan Reeves, who spent the first season in the new team. The player in 58 games for the Penguins scored 8 (4 + 4) points and 84 minutes penalty.

In addition to the striker Vegas received the fourth round draft pick-2018.

In return, the club gave Pittsburgh a 22-year-old striker Tobias Lindbergh, and also took 40% of Brassard’s salary.

The official website of the club said that Golden Knights was joined by the Swedish striker Maple Leafs Tobias Lindbergh. Also, Vegas got the right to choose in the sixth round draft pick-2018.

Lindberg after the transaction was sent to the AHL. Last season for Toronto, the Maple Leafs will play with Pittsburgh in Toronto.

In the opposite direction went Calvin Picard – before the keeper was put up for a draft of refusals after having spent two preseason matches for the team, skipping an average of four goals per game.

Last season, Picard defended the colors of Colorado, where in 50 matches, an average of 90.4% of shots with a reliability factor of 2.98 washers per match. Also, the 25-year-old guard of the gates took part in the World Hockey Championship, winning silver medals from Canada.

h place were occupied respectively by the players of “Columbus” – Artemy Panarin and Sergey Bobrovsky.

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