By the third day of the Parise hostage situation it was becoming clear that the Penguins weren't going to land Zach Parise.
Any disappoint out there is really misplaced arrogance not believing that any player wouldn't want to play in Pittsburgh.
There are two players that deserve 13 year contracts.
One, Sidney Crosby, got his Sunday.
Two, Evgeni Malkin, will get his next summer.
The Penguins main interest was in Zach Parise, we still don't even know if they made an offer to Ryan Suter.
And we may never know, and who cares.
There is no anger here. There is no circling of dates for when the Pens play Minnesota. If you're doing that sign off the Internet.
What is here is now moving on.
What are the Penguins options in this?
They traded away Jordan Staal and got Brandon Sutter, leaving offensively about 20 points on the table. ( Staal had 50, Sutter 32)
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