Trotman underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and will be out 4-6 weeks.

Regardless of when Trotman is cleared to play, he will almost certainly end up on the taxi squad or perhaps even in the minors, as the Penguins are relatively deep on the blue line following the offseason additions of Mike Matheson and Cody Ceci. Without a path to regular ice time, Trotman figures to be a non-factor in fantasy leagues this year.

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