Penguins Rumors: Tristan Jarry Made Available for Trade

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tristan Jarry has created chatter as a potential trade candidate for quite some time. It is understandable, as he had a down 2023-24 season and lost the net to Alex Nedeljkovic at the end of the year. 

Now with the offseason fully being here, there is a big update regarding Jarry’s future in Pittsburgh. According to The Athletic’s Rob Rossi, the Penguins have made Jarry available for trade. However, Rossi also noted that the Penguins hasn’t closed the door on starting next season with Jarry and Nedeljkovic as the club’s goaltenders, either. 

Jarry was signed to a five-year, $26.875 million deal just last offseason, and the expectation was that he would continue to be the Penguins’ starting goalie for the long term. However, after a down season and being glued to the bench during the Penguins’ final 13 games of the year, the Penguins are now open to the prospect of dealing him. 

While Jarry had a down season, there could still be some interest in him from teams looking to improve their goaltending. When playing at his best, he is a solid starter, and it’s why the Penguins gave him that kind of deal in the first place. However, he will need to bounce back in 2024-25, whether he stays with the Penguins or ends up on a new team. 

One specific club who could make sense for Jarry is the Detroit Red Wings. They have been looking for goalie help, and with all of the big-name netminders off the trade market, they easily could make a push for Jarry. 

In 51 games this past season with the Penguins, Jarry posted a 19-25-5 record, a .903 save percentage, and a 2.91 goals-against average. 

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