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That's really a common question at every trade deadline every year, for every team, in every pro sport, particularly those that are legitimate championship contenders. The Penguins rolled the "trade for the impending UFA" dice back at the '08 trade deadline, acquiring Marian Hossa (and "throw-in" Pascal Dupuis) for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, highly regarded prospect  (at the time) Angelo Esposito and a 1st round draft pick.  Not only didn't Esposito pan out in the NHL, but Hossa helped the Penguins reach the Stanley Cup Finals that year. As we hit the T-minus 10 day mark before this year's trade deadline, the Penguins appear to have a similar conundrum on their plate: Do the Penguins expend the resources that it will most likely take to acquire Jarome Iginla? But more importantly, do the Penguins really NEED Jarome Iginla, and thereby give up those assets, in light of other team needs? Continue reading "Is UFA-To-Be Iginla W...
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