Blue Jackets get C Letestu in trade with Penguins

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 08, 2011
The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired center Mark Letestu from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a fourth-round pick in next year's NHL draft. Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson announced the deal on Tuesday night. The 26-year-old Letestu has one assist and two penalty minutes in 11 games with the Penguins this season. He had 14 goals and 13 assists and a plus-4 rating in 64 games with Pittsburgh last season and ranked fourth among NHL rookies in game-winning goals (three), seventh in power-play goals (four) and tied for 11th place in goals. The Alberta was signed by Pittsburgh on March 22, 2007, after he spent one season at Western Michigan.
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