Originally posted on PenguinPoop  |  Last updated 4/3/13

PHILADELPHIA - JANUARY 23: Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Flyers with teammates Jussi Jokinen #36 and Matt Cullen #8 on January 23, 2010 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Going into trade deadline day today you would be hard pressed to find a deeper roster than that of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Their first two lines could fill an All-Star team.  Penguins GM Ray Shero added yet another player to the Penguins and once again did it without losing a roster player only a conditional 6th or 7th round pick. 30 year old, 5’11 left wing, Jussi Jokinen had fallen out of favor with the Carolina Hurricanes this year.  His 6 goals in 5 assists in 33 games didn’t mesh well with the $3 million in salary he was receiving.   The Carolina Hurricanes also had just over paid for Alexander Semin and were probably looking for a bit of salary relief. What this means for the Penguins: Jokinen, only 3 years removed from a 30 goal season will most likely be filling in a role on the already convoluted 3rd and 4th lines of the Penguins.  The Penguins options for a third line will now be ridiculous.  Brandon Sutter, Jussi Jokinen and Brenden Morrow would be a dream third line.  ...
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