Golden Knights Trade Former Bruin To The Penguins For Draft Pick

Published June 29, 2023 at 12:53

Kyle Dubas the new found GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins made his first deal, acquired original misfit, Stanley Cup champion, and former Bruins forward Reilly Smith for a third-round pick in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft.

The 12-year veteran won his first Stanely Cup with the Vegas Golden Knights and was granted the honour of being the second player to hoist the coveted trophy after captain Mark Stone. Smith was the alternate captain of Vegas since the teams inaugural season and helped carry the team to new highs.

The 32-year-old right wing spent two seasons with the Bruins, racking up 33 goals and 58 assists for 91 points in 163 games before being traded to the Florida Panthers along with Marc Savard's contract in exchange for Jimmy Hayes.

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