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01-06-2014, 12:58 PM
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didn't hossa walk in UFA? or are we talking about Hossa with the Sens being traded to the thrashers..because didnt the sens make the cup finals a year or 2 later? or am i misremembering?
Atlanta traded Hossa and Dupuis to the Pens for Armstrong, Christensen, Esposito and a 1st round pick. Hossa walked from the Pens and joined Detroit for a year.
In hindsight, it was a bad trade, but that's due in large part to Atlanta whiffing on a 1st rounder in a pretty solid 2008 draft. Esposito was considered one of the Pens stronger prospects and Armstrong was a good player for the Pens and played well for the Thrashers for a couple seasons.
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