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One might think that having one of the best offenses in hockey and acquiring Brenden Morrow from the Stars might be enough for Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero to be satisfied with his team’s forwards mix. Apparently, that’s not necessarily the case.
According to ESPN.com, the Penguins are still among the teams interested in Flames forward Jarome Iginla. There were some who thought the Pens may be done dealing after they acquired Morrow on Sunday and followed that up by adding defenseman Douglas Murray from the San Jose Sharks on Monday. Again, it doesn’t sound like that’s the case.
Pittsburgh also leads the league in goals scored, so it’s not like they need the help, but there’s no denying the potential benefit of adding Iginla. Iginla’s one of the best goal scorers of his generation, and while he’s not producing at his usual rate, he’s still a solid option. The 35-year-old has nine goals and 13 assists in 30 games this season.
It sure sounds like the Penguins, who are...
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The Calgary Flames scratched Jarome Iginla from their lineup Wednesday night against Colorado amid trade speculation surrounding the longtime captain.
The 35-year-old Iginla, in his 16th season with the Flames, is in the final year of his contract. Calgary is 14th in the Western Conference and will likely miss the playoffs for the fourth straight season.
Iginla missed a game for...
Iginla traded to Bruins#TSN
— Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) March 28, 2013
TSN reporting Iginla deal has been confirmed. Not a surprise but don't look for confirmation from teams tonight.
— Eric Francis (@EricFrancis) March 28, 2013
It's Russian prospect Alex Khokhlachev (who B's offered for Brenden...
The Calgary Flames have shipped franchise icon Jarome Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins. "In a shocking turn of events on a wild Thursday morning, the Calgary Flames announced that they’ve traded franchise icon Jarome Iginla to the Penguins for Pittsburgh's first-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, the rights to unsigned draft choices Kenneth Agostino and Ben Hanowski...
By Ryan Holmer (@ProspectReport)
Talk about a confusing night. I shut off my computer, and phone at 1:00 am on Wednesday, March 27th with the thought that Iginla to the Bruins was essentially completed. Conflicting reports had been surfacing all night on the Twitter-verse, but general consensus was that Iginla was indeed going to Boston. When I woke up this morning,...
Here's what the Penguins did last night to go along with their trades for Brenden Morrow and Douglas Murray...
BREAKING NEWS: #Pens acquired Jarome Iginla from Calgary for Ben Hanowski, Kenny Agostino and 2013 first-round pick
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) March 28, 2013
and the Rangers?
Ryan Clowe is the perfect Ranger. He can't score - and...
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Jarome Iginla from the
(via Calgary Herald)
The Sixers didn't disappoint on Fan Appreciation night, as they defeated the Bucks. In case you missed it, the Pittsburgh Penguins took the hockey world, and social media by storm, as they finished a trade for Jarome Iginla.
The Sixers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center, 100-92. (Interstate 76ers)
The Flyers are set to face...
A great second effort by Jarome Iginla earned some praise from an opponent and helped the Calgary Flames snap a three-game slide.
Iginla scored the game-winning goal in the third period of Calgary's 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Thanks to a nice pass from Alex Tanguay, the Flames captain found himself on a partial breakaway.
St. Louis defenseman Wade Redden...
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Although most reports indicated last night that Jarome Iginla was but hours away from being a Boston Bruin, the Pittsburgh Penguins made a late push for the veteran and ultimately outbid the Bruins.
After being a healthy scratch for their game last night against Colorado, speculation that a trade was about to be announced immediately broke...
After the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Brenden Morrow and Douglas Murray in the past week, the race is on for Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla between the four teams he would accept a trade to — the Penguins, Bruins, Kings and Blackhawks.
Boston is in the lead for Iginla’s services, according to The Calgary Sun. Chris Stevenson of QMI Agency was told by a source from another...
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First Blood: Pensâ Shero Strikes First...
It's official via Pierre LeBrun.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Joe Morrow and a fifth-round pick in 2013 to the Dallas Stars for Brenden Morrow and a third-round pick in 2013.
Brenden Morrow was drafted by the Dallas Stars in 1997 and he's played his entire NHL career with the franchise. He became the captain of the Stars in 2006. He has six goals and five assists...
Back in March 2011, the Dallas Stars signed a player few outside of the organization or those who don't closely follow the Western Hockey League (WHL) knew much about in a young defenseman named Brenden Dillon. The big, young blueliner had spent four seasons skating with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL and Stars brass saw much to like in the 6-foot-2 defenseman for his size...
If you believed Ray Shero would stand pat, as he did last season, and not add a few pieces to an already elite team, shame on you.If the you hesitated to jump for joy because you thought the price for Brenden Morrow seemed a little too high, you're not alone. After all, Joe Morrow was a very good defensive prospect with a ton of potential as a Pittsburgh Penguin. And while...
The Pittsburgh Penguins are beefing up for a run at the Stanley Cup. Within a 24 hour period, the Pens added forward Brenden Morrow from Dallas and Douglas Murray from San Jose. The opposition should be afraid...very afraid. This Penguins team is going to be tough to beat.
Both Penguins deals did a fine job of illustrating what the trade market will be for teams like the Edmonton...