Blackhawks pick up Cramarossa from Penguins

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The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired forward Joseph Cramarossa from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for forward Graham Knott.

Cramarossa, a seventh-year pro, has picked up two goals and one assist in nine games with the AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in 2019-20.

Cramarossa set career highs in assists (12) and penalty minutes (116) with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season, and has registered 32 goals and 40 assists for 72 points in 294 career AHL games with Wilkes-Barre, Stockton, San Diego and Norfolk.

Originally a third-round choice by Anaheim in the 2011 NHL Draft, Cramarossa has skated in 59 career NHL games with Anaheim and Vancouver, totaling four goals and six assists.

Knott, 22, has appeared in 13 games with Indy of the ECHL this season. In 126 AHL games over the previous two seasons with the Rockford IceHogs, Knott has totaled eight goals and 14 assists for 22 points.