Should I stay or should I go?
The NHL's imaginary tennis ball is now in the Pittsburgh Penguins' court after the blockbuster move that brought sniper Ilya Kovalchuk to New Jersey. While adding the Russian was not an option for Ray Shero, the Penguins do have quite a few holes in the lineup that must be filled.
The Devils have already filled theirs, by adding a primary scorer. Has the balance of the Atlantic Division swung even farther in the favor of New Jersey, who have currently won all four meetings between the two teams?
Always the mad scientist, Shero is never completely happy and will take any opportunity to bolster his squad. In each of the past few seasons, he has gone out and addressed major needs at the deadline before a playoff run. From Gary Roberts and Georges Laraque in 2007 (toughness) to the earth-shaking move for Marian Hossa in 2008, Shero has shown to be more than willing to make any type of move.
But to make a trade, you need to give some things up. So who might we see coming and going at the trading deadline?