TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
TradeCentre

Penguins trade Thompson to Blue Jackets for Machacek

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
2/6/2014 5:55:22 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Spencer Machacek from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Paul Thompson.

The Penguins announced the move on Thursday.

Machacek, 25-years-old, had nine goals and 19 points in 34 games with the Springfield Falcons this season. He will report to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL.

He has two goals and nine points in 25 career NHL games with the Winnipeg Jets and Atlanta Thrashers. He has not appeared in the NHL since the 2011-2012 season.

In Thompson, the Blue Jackets receive a 25-year-old right winger. Thompson had three goals and three assists in 15 games with the AHL's Penguins this season.

He has never appeared in an NHL game. Thompson will report to the Springfield Falcons.

Spencer Machacek  (Photo: Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

All The Moves

Martin St. Louis is a Ranger, Matt Moulson is a member of the Minnesota Wild and the Montreal Canadiens have Thomas Vanek. Look back at all the big name deals that went down.


Complete Trade List

Photo Gallery: Behind the scenes at TradeCentre

Download the TSN Hockey App

Join the conversation on Twitter with #tradecentre



TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television