The Penguins have completed another trade before the 2020 deadline.
The minor-league deal sends forwards Joseph Blandisi and Jake Lucchini to Montreal for forwards Riley Barber and Phil Varone.
“The Penguins have acquired forwards Riley Barber and Phil Varone from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Joseph Blandisi and Jake Lucchini. Barber and Varone will report to the @WBSPenguins.”
Both players have been assigned to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins in the AHL.
Barber has Pittsburgh roots as he grew up in Washington County.