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01-24-2013, 11:45 AM
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Pittsburgh Penguins have little to show from 2008 draft

For as significant as the 2007-08 season was in Pittsburgh Penguins' history, the 2008 draft was fairly forgettable. The organization traded their first three picks in the 2008 draft in three separate trades. All three trades were vital in equipping the Penguins for back-to-back runs to the Stanley Cup Finals, but the most significant was the one which sent their 2008 first round pick, prospect Angelo Esposito, and forwards Colby Armstrong and Erik Christensen to the Atlanta Thrashers for Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis.

Though Hossa would play only 32 total games with Pittsburgh, Dupuis has been in Pittsburgh ever since and is a frequent linemate of captain Sidney Crosby.… read more


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