Found March 26, 2013 on NESN.com:
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The Stanley Cup isn’t won at the trade deadline, but if it was, the Pittsburgh Penguins would be having their names carved into the trophy right now. It isn’t, of course, but that doesn’t mean the Penguins haven’t done a lot to improve their chances of hoisting the Cup come June. Pittsburgh general manager Ray Shero remains one of the best in the game, and he proved that once again over the last couple of days. The Pens acquired forward Brenden Morrow from the Dallas Stars on Sunday. They followed that up by getting bigger and tougher on the blue line on Monday when they acquired defenseman Douglas Murray from the San Jose Sharks. The prevailing thought now is that it’s on the rest of the Eastern Conference to answer Shero’s serve, and the Bruins are among the teams that many expect to be competitive in the days leading up to the April 3 trade deadline. General manager Peter Chiarelli is aware of what’s going on, but he says the Pens’ moves don’t necessarily force ...
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