2-minute Drill: Penguins Swing Trade

| January 18, 2019

Your daily sports update.

(Photo courtesy of Pittsburgh Penguins)

  • The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Joseph Blandisi from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Derek Grant, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
  • Even though winger Patric Hornqvist is recovering from his fourth documented concussion since the start of the 2016-17 season, he and the Pittsburgh Penguins see no need to give him an extra 10 days off.
  • In a digital age, NHL teams were still relying on analog approaches to deliver stats and data to coaches during games. One team’s video coach would leave his room with 30 seconds left in a period and run out to print game summaries from NHL.com to ensure that his coaches had them ready for intermission.
  • Sophomore guard Khameron Davis appeared to be offended Thursday when he was asked if Pitt is playing above the players’ expectations.
  • Now that the dust has settled on Transfer Portal Week, let’s see >where Penn State’s roster stands heading into the 2019 season.

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