With Pascal Dupuis injured Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero is looking to add a winger before the trading deadline. According to the Edmonton Journal Pens are looking at Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler, and are willing to move Simon Despres.
27-year-old Blake Wheeler has played 47 games this season for the Jets, and has collected 33 points. He is signed through the 2018/2019 season, with a cap hit of $ 5.6 million.
22-year-old defenseman Simon Despres is a former first round pick for the Penguins in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He has played 18 games this season, and has picked up 4 assists.