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Old 01-22-2014, 12:51 AM   #107 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by thetheham View Post
So much so, that Iggy, who only accepted a trade to play along side Sid and speculate a gift Cup went to the other side the next year to try and actually get a good shot at making a Cup final and lose again to the Hawks. This could be debated, but the fact two star players high tailed it outta Pittsburgh, Hossa and Iggy, when they had a chance says a lot more about the presumption Sid is this mystical leader among men then any C on an Olympic team ever could.

...why did Hossa leave? It certainly wasn’t money considering the Pens offered him 7.5 million a year.

yeah, Hossa left for Detroit and Pittsburgh won the Cup the next year. great call.

as for Iginla, the Pens weren't going to resign him.
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