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Penguins Acquire and Sign Goaltender Mattias Modig
Here are the details from the Penguins official release:
Modig, 23, played the last four seasons with his hometown team Lulea HF of the Swedish Elite League. He has carried the bulk of the netminding duties in the last two years, playing 74 games and posting a 2.35 goals-against average with a .913 save percentage and six shutouts.
The 6-foot, 163-pound goaltender was originally drafted by Anaheim in the fourth round (121st overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
The 6th round pick that was traded to Anaheim originally came from the Montreal Canadiens. The Penguins will now have seven picks remaining in this year’s entry draft: 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, (2)6th, and a 7th.