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Penguins deal goalie Chad Johnson to Rangers for fifth round pick

MONTREAL – The Pittsburgh Penguins traded goaltender Chad Johnson to the New York Rangers for a fifth round pick and used it to select Belleville Bulls centre Andy Bathgate on Saturday.

Johnson was Pittsburgh’s fifth-round selection in the 2006 draft and played for the University of Alaska Fairbanks last season, going 14-16-5 with a 1.66 GAA in 35 games.

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Bathgate, 18, had four goals and 12 assists in 44 games with the Bulls last season. Bathgate is the grandson of Hockey Hall of Fame forward Andy Bathgate.