• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Blue Jackets acquire Mark Letestu from Penguins for 4th-round pick in 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired centre Mark Letestu from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a fourth-round pick in next year's NHL draft.

Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson announced the deal on Tuesday night.

The 26-year-old Letestu has one assist and two penalty minutes in 11 games with the Penguins this season. He had 14 goals and 13 assists and a plus-4 rating in 64 games with Pittsburgh last season and ranked fourth among NHL rookies in game-winning goals (three), seventh in power-play goals (four) and tied for 11th place in goals.

The Elk Point, Alta., native was signed by Pittsburgh on March 22, 2007, after he spent one season at Western Michigan.

More Stories

Penguins, defenceman Simon Despres agree to 2-year deal

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenceman Simon Despres to a two-year...

Penguins name 3-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Recchi player development coach

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired seven-time All-Star Mark Recchi as the...

Penguins say doctors have decided not to perform wrist surgery on Sidney Crosby

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby does not need surgery on his injured...

Columbus Blue Jackets sign centre Brandon Dubinsky to 6-year, $35-million contract extension

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Dubinsky, the player seen as the face of the rising Columbus Blue...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Did the Colorado Avalanche overpay Ryan O'Reilly (two years, $6 million per)?




Contests

Our Partners