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It's draft day and it happens: A previously thought of "key piece" of the Pittsburgh Penguins' core is shipped to a destination other than that of the Steel City.  Contract talks didn't work out, an impasse was found and a decision was made.(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)Is this a flashback to last year with Jordan Staal or a peak into the future with Kris Letang?  We won't know for a few days but one thing we do know: Don't expect equal value.Last year's Draft Day trade of Jordan Staal surprised many and the return shocked a few.  The Penguins received an excellent for their top flight Third Line Center in Brandon Sutter, someone who truly plays a shut down role and contributes offensively as well.  The additional 1st round pick made it a fair trade. Brian Doumolin's inclusion made it seem an overpayment.This, ideally, would just be the starter for a Kristopher Letang.In a perfect world Kris Letang will fetch you a top winger, a draft pick, and a ...
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