Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Pens Trade - WHOA!

According to TSN.ca, the Pens have traded Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, and Angelo Esposito for MARIAN freakin' HOSSA. I'll provide more details as they become available.

Edit 1: Penguins GM Ray Shero is holding a press conference at 4:30pm Eastern. Click here to watch: Watch Now

Edit 2: (From TSN.ca) "The Atlanta Thrashers have traded sniper Marian Hossa and winger Pascal Dupuis to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for prospect Angelo Esposito, forwards Colby Armstrong and Erik Christensen and a first-round pick."

Edit 3: (From PittsburghPenguins.com) The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired defenseman Hal Gill from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2008 Entry Draft and a fifth-round pick in the 2009 Entry Draft, it was announced Tuesday by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero.


Marian Hossa

Pascal Dupuis

Hal Gill

(Did I mention we got Marian Hossa?!)


Angelo, we hardly knew ye.

Colby Armstrong

Army will be missed!

Erik "Crusher" Christensen - shootout master

Who will room with Sid on road trips now?!

I hope losing his best friend doesn't put a damper on Sid's morale...

(Thanks go out to commentor Dare for tipping me off to this breaking news!!!)


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