The Blackhawks have been looking for a defenseman and they just got a good one.
Chicago has acquired 2012 first-round pick Olli Maatta from the Penguins for Dominik Kahun and a fifth-round draft pick, Pittsburgh announced Saturday.
Sportsnet reported earlier on Saturday the Blackhawks were looking to solidify their blue line and they have done just that with Maatta who was one of the top finishers for the Calder Trophy as a rookie and is consistently high on the plus-minus with the Penguins.
Maatta had trouble cracking the top blue lines for Pittsburgh, but has produced when he has been given the chance scoring 25 goals and adding 82 assists in 362 career games with the Penguins.
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