Insider Suggests Penguins Could Eventually Trade Sidney Crosby

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been all over the news lately for all the wrong reasons. The team is currently being hammered with injuries as they are currently playing without four of their regular defensemen in the lineup. Long-time general manager, Jim Rutherford decided it was time to step away from the team this week and has left the team without a GM.

Now, TSN's Darren Dreger decides to drop an absolute nuke and suggests major changes could eventually be on the way in Pittsburgh if the team hires a new GM that wants to rebuild. Thursday night on Insider Trading, Dreger suggested Sidney Crosby, down the road, could potentially be dealt by the Penguins.

The 33-year-old Crosby has four years left on his deal that of course sees him make $8.7 million per season, and the superstar has a full no movement clause. As per the report below, likely destinations include two teams, one in the east and one in the west.

While it would certainly be strange as hell to see Crosby in another jersey, the TV panel during the Leafs/Oilers game discussed the move and everyone agreed, including Dreger, that Crosby will likely eventually play for the Montreal Canadiens. A team his dad was drafted to, and a province where Crosby was a superstar in junior for Rimouski and his favorite team growing up.

Penguins fans have had a tough enough week. Why did Dreger have to do them like this?

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