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February 21, 2013; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes left wing Jussi Jokinen (36) carries the puck against the Winnipeg Jets at the PNC center. The Jets defeated the Hurricanes 4-3. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

NHL Trade Deadline 2013: Penguins Acquire Jussi Jokinen From Carolina Hurricanes

Trades are beginning to pour in as we approach the NHL trade deadline and the Pittsburgh Penguins have continued to add talent to their already loaded roster. The latest move from the Steel City is the acquisition of Carolina Hurricanes left winger Jussi Jokinen, who the team acquired today.

Carolina received a a conditional sixth- or seventh-round pick in exchange for Jokinen, who will count as a $3 million cap hit for the Hurricanes.

Per Bob McKenzie of TSN:

Jokinen has six goals this season, but he will still be able to add some depth and talent to the Penguins roster despite his fall off in production over the past few season.

Be sure to stay tuned to as we approach the trade deadline.

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