Penguins get Hossa, hoping he's the missing piece to their Cup pursuit
PITTSBURGH -- Every time Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero analyzed his team, he came to the same conclusion: A huge missing piece was a forward talented enough to play on Sidney Crosby's line.
Shero took a major gamble to add that player, acquiring All-Star forward Marian Hossa from the Atlanta Thrashers in a deadline deal Tuesday that cost Pittsburgh two young forwards in Colby Armstrong and Eric Christensen, a top prospect and a first-round draft pick.
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2008 TRADE DEADLINE
Brian Campbell and Brad Richards both went West and Marian Hossa was sent to the Pens in another big day of deals before Tuesday's 3 p.m. ET trade deadline.
THE DEALS• Trade Tracker: Complete list of deals
Marian Hossa to Pittsburgh Penguins
• Atlanta sends Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis to Pens for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and picks. Trade details
Brad Richards to Dallas Stars
• Tampa Bay trades Brad Richards and Johan Holmqvist to Dallas for Mike Smith, Jeff Halpern, Jussi Jokinen and pick. Trade details
Brian Campbell to San Jose Sharks
• Brian Campbell to San Jose forSteve Bernier and a first-round pick. Trade details
Roundup: Huet traded to Capitals
• Leading off our roundup of the rest of Tuesday's deadline deals is Montreal's move to send goalie Cristobal Huet to the Capitals. Story
ANALYSIS• Burnside: Grading the deadline deals
• Burnside: The deadline deals that didn't happen
• Burnside: How trades impact playoff picture
• Buccigross: Me, Ken the Otter, and a bunch of deadline intrigue
• Trade deadline blog: Countdown to 3 p.m.
• Fantasy: Hossa headlines deadline deals
WATCH/LISTEN• Melrose podcast: Maple Leafs, Habs lose out
• Hradek: Breaking down the big deadline deals
• Melrose: Trade deadline winners
• Melrose: Trade deadline losers
• GM Dave Tallon on Blackhawks' moves