Penguins acquire defenseman Ty Smith plus 2023 third-round pick in exchange for John Marino

  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
·1 min read
In this article:
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired defenseman Ty Smith and a 2023 third-round draft pick from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman John Marino.

Penguins General Manager Ron Hextall made the announcement today.

Smith is signed through the 2022-23 season and carries an average annual value of $863,333.

Smith comes to the Penguins after his second NHL season, appearing in 66 games and recording five goals, 15 assists and 20 points. He averaged 17 1/2 minutes of playing time per game.

He has played in 114 NHL games over two seasons, and has recorded seven goals, 36 assists and 43 points.

A native of Lloydminster, Alberta, Smith was named to the NHL’s All Rookie Team for the 2020-21 season after leading all rookie blueliners in assists, points and power-play points.

The acquisition of New Jersey’s third-round pick in 2023 gives Pittsburgh nine selections in the draft, one in each of the first six rounds and three in the seventh.

Download the FREE WPXI News app for breaking news alerts.

Follow Channel 11 News on Facebook and Twitter. | Watch WPXI NOW

TRENDING NOW:

Latrobe police investigating ‘serious assault’ of female near St. Clair Street Park Ivana Trump’s death ruled an accident 19-year-old killed in shooting in Washington County VIDEO: Pittsburgh police working to crack down on cold homicide cases, bring closure to families DOWNLOAD the Channel 11 News app for breaking news alerts