NHL trade grades: Patrick Marleau bolsters scoring depth for the Pittsburgh Penguins

James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Patrick Marleau gets a chance to experience a playoff run this season after the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired the forward from the San Jose Sharks for a conditional third-round draft pick.

How did each general manager do in this trade?

The deal:

Penguins get: F Patrick Marleau

Sharks get: 2021 third-round pick, which becomes a second-round pick if Penguins win the Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins: A-