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If I Were the Penguins GM… Proposing Four Trades | PHN+



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The first big domino of the NHL trade deadline season finally fell on Friday when the Buffalo Sabres salvaged a third and fifth-round pick from the Montreal Canadiens for second-line center quality Eric Staal, who was one of the big pivot-gets on the market. And with that, let’s start a game the whole family can play: If I were the Pittsburgh Penguins GM…

Yes, even sportswriters who almost steadfastly resist speculating about trade packages also privately wonder and play Penguins armchair GM.

Staal set the market, which might be the biggest buyers market in memory.

For our subscribers and crazy lifers who have supported PHN since the beginning, I’m going to get you started and look forward to seeing your brilliance and shrewd moves to launch the Penguins into the playoffs for the 15th straight season.

We’ll start with my best efforts to be the Pittsburgh Penguins GM on the NHL trade market…

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Pittsburgh Hockey Now Editor-in-Chief, formerly 93.7 The Fan, Sportsnet Hockey Tonight, NHL Home Ice. Catch Dan tweeting @theDanKingerski and the official @pghhockeynow account.