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When it comes to asset management, Penguins GM Jim Rutherford is on one heck of a run.

Patience by this management group continues to be an attribute that is paying off big time.

The Penguins trade this afternoon of third string goaltender Mike Condon for a fifth round pick in 2017 from the Ottawa Senators was asset management at its finest.

The Penguins in nabbing a fifth round pick for Condon who was a waiver claim just a couple weeks ago also had some luck play out for the Penguins in that injuries around the league saw a market develop for Condon in the past 10 days.

While many were expecting the Penguins to eventually be forced to put Condon on waivers to make roster space, Pittsburgh played their cards perfectly over the last week by initially seeking Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"

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