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Penguins acquire Josh Jooris in minor-league move

March 18, 2018 GMT

The Penguins made a minor-league move at Monday’s NHL trade deadline, picking up depth forward Josh Jooris from Carolina in exchange for Greg McKegg.

Jooris, 27, can play center or wing. He had a career year with 12 goals and 12 assists in 60 games with Calgary in 2014-15. He had three goals and three assists in 31 games with Carolina this season.

Jooris was assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

McKegg, 25, had two goals and two assists in 26 games with the Penguins at the beginning of the season.

Jonathan Bombulie is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at jbombulie@tribweb.com or via Twitter @BombulieTrib.