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Random Thought: What if the Pens traded for Grabner instead of Brassard?

Random Thought: What if the Pens traded for Grabner instead of Brassard?

Would anything have changed in the 2018 playoffs if the Penguins traded for winger Michael Grabner instead of center Derick Brassard? Here’s a random thought, and one we ultimately will never truly know, but an interesting one still. Rewind back to February. The trade deadline is approaching. Rumors are flying around everywhere. One such story covered on Pensburgh was the Penguins interest in speedy (then) New York Rangers winger Michael Grabner. “Pens were in on Grabner. I suspect Rutherford was reluctant based on probability some of the assets needed could be used in Brassard...

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