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The Journal Gazette

Monday, February 11, 2019 4:50 pm

Fort Wayne's Siebenaler traded to Penguins

JUSTIN A. COHN | The Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne native Blake Siebenaler was traded by the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a conditional pick in the 2019 draft.

Siebenaler, a defenseman, is in the final season of an entry-level contract and will report to the Penguins’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

Siebenaler, 22, has seven goals and 14 points in 83 AHL games. The Komets play host to Wheeling, the Penguins’ ECHL affiliate, on Sunday.