Thread: Speculation: Draft Picks this Summer/Draft
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05-03-2012, 10:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Mafoofoo View Post
It's not like they were specifically picking those guys to be complimentary pieces going "oh we'll wait till some stars are around then we'll draft them". Plus it's not like guys like Malone and Armstrong helped with the cup runs. Didn't Malone get traded for a 4th?
Armstrong was part of the Hossa deal, before they went to the finals, but wasnt with them when they won. Malone was with Pitt when they lost in the cup finals to Detroit and left for Tampa in FA (tampa traded for his rights), I think. Whitney was also traded the year the Pens went to the cup finals in '09, Pitt got Kunitz for him.

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