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Penguins pick up Bjugstad, McCann from Florida


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Nick Bjugstad. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

A year ago, Jim Rutherford acquired Riley Sheahan and then Derick Brassard to give the Penguins bottom-six depth at center. That never quite panned out for either player  — Brassard, in particular.

On Friday, Rutherford dealt both those players, along with a second-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, plus two fourth-rounders (their own and the one originally belonging to Minnesota) to the Panthers in exchange for forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann in a major shakeup 24 days ahead of the league's trade deadline.

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