Originally posted on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 3/24/13
The Pittsburgh Penguins have zeroed in on Dallas Stars mainstay Brenden Morrow. If the rugged power forward is willing to waive his no-trade protection, TSN’s Darren Dreger reports that he will move along to a serious Stanley Cup contender.The Stars have been sitting on the “sale/no sale” bubble for a while now. By moving Morrow, a franchise fixture, general manager Joe Nieuwendyk will concede that getting even older may not have been the route to travel.The addition of twilight-year veterans Jaromir Jagr, Erik Cole, Ray Whitney yielded mixed results. The lack of a steady back-up goaltender proved costly. The revolving door in the third defensive pairing has been helpful.For a host of reasons, the Stars haven’t been able to maintain a home-ice advantage this season. “You look at the whole and realize we’re at home and we have to win a bunch of these,” center Derek Roy told the Dallas Morning News after his team’s 5-2 victory over Colorado. “We’re at home, there’s no excuse, no travel,’
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