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Penguins looking to trade for a backup goalie


NHL alternate rumors are circulating that the Pittsburgh Penguins are looking for a backup goalie. Current Pens backup goalie Casey DeSmith has allowed four or greater desires in seven of his remaining nine starts offevolved relationship lower back to last season.

Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now reports the Pens management crew with Brian Burke and Ron Hextall had been inquisitive about an skilled backup goalie over the summer and the group in now searching again.

Three backup goalie options for the Penguins

Kingerski shows Braden Holtby because the first option. Dallas ought to soon have 3 goalies at the NHL roster and an NHL calibre goalie in the AHL very quickly. Holtby makes just $2 million and might be really worth a cellphone name.

The 2nd alternative is Joonas Korpisalo who's now the backup to Elvis Merzlikins in Columbus and makes $2.eight million. He’ll be a UFA next summer time.

The 1/3 alternative Kingerski brings up is Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Petr Mrazek. He is injured, however the Toronto Maple Leafs have to pay Jack Campbell next season and Mrazek makes $3.8 million for this season and two extra.

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