On Saturday, defenseman Cody Cela accepted a one-season offer from the Pittsburgh Penguins that will net him $ 1.25 million.
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The news was reported by TSN.
This, who was an unrestricted free agent, made no less than $ 4.5 million last year with the Toronto Maple Leafs. His arrival in Pennsylvania will allow him to get back on the right track, he who had the least productive season of his career in 2019-2020.
The 15th overall pick for the Ottawa Senators in 2015, This has eight points in 56 games in the most recent campaign, his first with the Leafs. The 26-year-old full-back still showed a +7 rating and added a playoff goal.
The Penguins have been on the hunt for blue line reinforcement since Jack Johnson’s contract was bought out and he joined the New York Rangers.