Originally written on PensInitiative  |  Last updated 11/20/14

DETROIT - JUNE 12: General manager Ray Shero of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 2-1 to win Game Seven and the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
With all the questions swirling around the Penguins off-season roster moves this summer it got me to thinking who are some of the more memorable "rental" players to wear the black and gold sweaters. I looked at any player who played less than 100 games with the Penguins and made an impact of some sort. No one reads these introductory paragraphs so ...Marian HossaAcquired:  February 26, 2008, along with Pascal Dupuis, in exchange for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, prospect Angelo Esposito, and the Penguins' first-round pick in 2008 (Daultan Leveille).Scoring StatsSeasonTmGPGAPTS+/-PIM2007-08PIT12371006This was a moment in Penguins history to where you can ask "do you remember where you were when the Penguins traded for Hossa?". In a shocking last minute move Ray Shero made his first bold move as Penguins General Manager by acquiring Hossa in 2008. The thought of Hossa and Crosby together was mind boggling.In his Penguins debut two days later, Hossa injured his medial collateral l...
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