When the Penguins opted not to put Mike Condon on waivers when Matt Murray returned from IR, I guess the writing was on the wall that their hopes were to flip him for an asset of some sort.
That came true this afternoon.
First, it was potential.
Think you can add OTT to the teams that have asked PIT about Mike Condon— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 2, 2016
And then it was a done deal.
OTT acquires Mike Condon from PIT for a draft pick.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) November 2, 2016
The pick going from OTT to PIT for Condon is a fifth-rounder.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) November 2, 2016
Never bad asset management to pick up another draft pick for a player that you didn’t give anything up to claim.