As if the Pittsburgh Penguins weren't stacked on offense enough as is, they just made their lineup a bit more intimidating by acquiring Brenden Morrow from the Dallas Stars, as first reported by Darren Dreger. According to ESPN's Pierre LeBrun, Morrow waived his no-trade clause to join the Penguins. Pittsburgh will also receive a third-round pick in 2013 along with Morrow.
Meanwhile, Pittsburgh is sending prospect Joe Morrow and a fifth-round pick in 2013 over to Dallas.
Did the Penguins really need another offensive weapon? Probably not, but the addition of Morrow gives the team additional depth and yet another option if one of their main guns goes down with an injury.
Morrow, 34, is one of the most underrated players in the NHL. He has skated in Dallas since he made his NHL debut back in the 1999-00 season, appearing in 835 games while scoring 243 goals, 285 assists and 528 points. As recently as the 2010-11 season, Morrow chipped in 33 goals. He has since ...