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Will Penguins pull trigger on big deal?

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10:12 AM ET 03.17 | General manager Ray Shero claims the Pens will make a deal only if the right offer comes along, but that hasn't stopped the speculation that Calgary's Jarome Iginla, even at this point in his career, would be a nice fit in Pittsburgh -- especially if he landed on Sidney Crosby's wing. Keep in mind that Shero has never been shy to pull the trigger on significant deals before. Among the players the Penguins GM has swapped for over the years -- Marian Hossa and James Neal.

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March 17, 2013  10:19 AM ET

I see the Pens making a move for a decent, but not upper tier d-man.

March 17, 2013  10:22 AM ET

I still say their biggest "problem" is MAF.....unless they're playing the Rags.

March 17, 2013  10:30 AM ET

Iginla's deserves to be out of Calgary and on to a team that has a chance. He'll rock!

March 17, 2013  10:33 AM ET
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Iginla's deserves to be out of Calgary and on to a team that has a chance. He'll rock!

How can you post this on Harry's birthday? That's just mean....true....but mean.

March 17, 2013  10:42 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

How can you post this on Harry's birthday? That's just mean....true....but mean.

Didn't know it was Harry's birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARRY! Sorry, still haven't gotten over the 1989 Stanley Cup!!

March 17, 2013  10:42 AM ET

Can't see a need for another forward

March 17, 2013  10:49 AM ET
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I still say their biggest "problem" is MAF.....unless they're playing the Rags.

Thinking Torts started St. Paddys a little early after that game

March 17, 2013  10:51 AM ET
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How can you post this on Harry's birthday? That's just mean....true....but mean.

Harry, I know you're feeling, looking older, but Harry, '' Keep The Change.''

March 17, 2013  10:52 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

How can you post this on Harry's birthday? That's just mean....true....but mean.

I'm starting to think that Harry has gone Weekend at Bernie's on us.

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March 17, 2013  11:05 AM ET
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Harry, I know you're feeling, looking older, but Harry, '' Keep The Change.''

Another man might have been angry.

March 17, 2013  11:26 AM ET
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Boston will take him.

The Habs would too, but I think the price tag would be way too high, and both teams are playing well right now.

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March 17, 2013  12:46 PM ET

Neither Boston or MTL have ever shown the willingness to overpay the way that it will be expected to lure Iggy out of Calgary.

This deal has San Jose or Philly written all over it...and since the flyers suck, I'm going to predict san jose.

March 17, 2013  01:55 PM ET
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Iginla's deserves to be out of Calgary and on to a team that has a chance. He'll rock!

Total ageement! Iggy deserves a better fate than being stuck on a dull team in a tiny NHL market that will miss the playoffs again. I hope he goes to a contender in a big market.

March 17, 2013  02:17 PM ET
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Neither Boston or MTL have ever shown the willingness to overpay the way that it will be expected to lure Iggy out of Calgary.

Tomas Kaberle?

March 17, 2013  03:39 PM ET
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Tomas Kaberle?

2 zings with one name

March 17, 2013  03:57 PM ET

They mention the Hossa and Neal trades, both times Shero gave up very little and got a whole lot. Pens got Hossa and Dupuis for Armstrong and Eric Christianson. Both guys were role players. For Neal and Niskanen they gave up Gologoski. Gogo and Letang were competing to be the QB on the power play. Letang took the step up and Gogo really didn't do anything.

March 17, 2013  04:03 PM ET
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Tomas Kaberle?

what did boston pay to get him? I dont't remember and don't want to check, but I don't recall it being anything close to what it will take to land Iggy.

 
March 17, 2013  04:08 PM ET
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what did boston pay to get him? I dont't remember and don't want to check, but I don't recall it being anything close to what it will take to land Iggy.

One of their best prospects at the time (Joe Colborne) and a first round pick.

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