Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Winger Eric Tangradi to Winnipeg Jets

Harrison Mooney reports on Yahoo! Sports that the Pittsburgh Penguins have traded forward Eric Tangradi to the Winnipeg Jets.  A post on tsn.ca states that the trade between the Penguins and Jets was Tangradi for a seventh round draft pick in the 2013 NHL draft.

Tangradi is a 24 year-old big winger from the Philadelphia area who was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in 2007.  After playing with the Belleville Bulls of the OHL for a few years, the Ducks traded him to the Pittsburgh Penguins along with Chris Kunitz in exchange for Ryan Whitney.  

Since the 2009-10 season, Tangradi has played in 40 NHL regular season games, notching 5 points.  

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