The Pittsburgh penguins and Jim Rutherford officially began making interim moves by sending Stanley Cup champion Olli Maatta to Chicago Blackhooks for Dominique Kown and TSN Insider Darren Dreger for the fifth round of 2019.
The 19-year-old born in the Czech Republic (but German national team) The player plays mainly in the central and the left position and is a solid talent from second to third line, which can easily strengthen the top six penguins. It comes with a cheap hit of $ 925,000 and is in the second year of its first-level contract. During his last season with Blackhawks, Kahun placed a respectable 37 points (1
Kahun's more advanced indicators are pretty solid across the board, considering how bad Chicago is in the first gender wines of the season. The biggest leap is the brilliant 57.95 Percent Targets, which will be a huge boost for the penguin group. Kahun is highly energetic and competitive forward with a good hockey sense. The only catch is that Kahoun is a slightly smaller country (he is 5 feet-11, 175 pounds), but as we see in the new modern NHL, the size is not always equal
The consequences of salary are also huge, as the Maata hit is $ 4,083 million, opening up Pittsburgh's much-needed space this summer.
This is a throw in the nomination of a winner in this trade. Both the Penguins and Blackhooks got what they needed, given that their lists are going ahead, but Pittsburgh did well in that. Maatta often succumbed to his slow skating and played in a slow defensive group so it would be interesting to see Rutherford's move to hope to improve the team that does not have quality Blues.