Originally written on Bleed Black & Gold  |  Last updated 11/13/14

Yesterday the Penguins traded forward Mark Letestu to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 4th Round Draft pick in the 2012 draft.  This was a good move by the Pens with a logjam at the forward position particularly with the upcoming return of Sidney Crosby.  Last year Letestu was Rookie of the Year for the Pens recording 14 goals and 27 points during the 2010-11 season.  Letestu has recorded just one assist since the start of the season and averaging about 12 minutes of ice time per game he appeared in.

The Penguins will now have a pick in rounds 1-7 of the draft and two in round 4 in the 2012 draft.

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