PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins traded right wing Rob Brown to the Hartford Whalers for right wing Scott Young yesterday.
Young, 23, had six goals and nine assists in 34 games. Brown, 22, had six goals and 10 assists in 25 games, but had not been in uniform for Pittsburgh's past six games while general manager Craig Patrick considered trade options.
Young was a first-round draft pick of the Whalers in 1986 and played with the U.S. Olympic team in 1988. In 197 career games with Hartford, he scored 49 goals and 138 points, and had 89 assists and 84 penalty minutes.
Brown, a fourth-round draft pick of the Penguins in 1986, scored 112 goals and 254 points in 124 career games with the Penguins. He had 143 assists and 307 penalty minutes.