May 23, 2008
How the Penguins and Red Wings Were Built
GM Ray Shero: Hired from Nashville Predators (Asst. GM), May 2006
Coach Michel Therrien: Promoted from AHL farm team, Dec. 2005
C Sidney Crosby: #1 overall, 2005 LW Marian Hossa: Atl. for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and '08 1st Rd. pick, Feb. 26, 2008 RW Petr Sykora: July 2007
C Evgeni Malkin:#2 overall, 2004 LW Gary Roberts: Fla. for Noah Welch, Feb. 2007 LW Jarkko Ruutu: July 2006
C Jordan Staal: #2 overall, 2006 RW Pascal Dupuis: Atl. for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and '08 1st Rd. pick, Feb. 26, 2008 RW Adam Hall: Oct. 2007
LW Ryan Malone: 4th Rd. (115th), 1999 RW Georges Laraque: Phoe. for Daniel Carcillo, 2008 3rd Rd. pick, Feb. '07 LW Jeff Taffe: July 2007
C Maxime Talbot: 8th Rd. (234th), 2002 D Hal Gill: Tor. for 2nd, 5th Rd. '08 picks, Feb. '08 C Kris Beech: Waivers from Wash., Jan. 2008
C Tyler Kennedy: 4th Rd. (99th), 2004 D Darryl Sydor: July 2007
D Ryan Whitney: 1st Rd. (5th), 2002 D Sergei Gonchar: Aug. 2005
D Rob Scuderi: 5th Rd. (134th), 1998 D Mark Eaton: July 2006
D Kris Letang: 3rd Rd. (62nd), 2005 G Ty Conklin: July 2007
D Brooks Orpik: 1st Rd. (18th), 2000 G Dany Sabourin: July 2007
G Marc-Andre Fleury: 1st overall, 2003
GM Ken Holland: Former scout promoted from front office, July 1997
Coach Mike Babcock: Hired from Anaheim, July 2005
D Nicklas Lidstrom: 3rd Rd. (53rd, 1989 D Chris Chelios: Chi. for Anders Eriksson, 1st Rd. picks ('99, '01) D Brian Rafalski: July 2007
LW Tomas Holmstrom: 10th Rd. (257th), 1994 C Kris Draper: w/Winnipeg, future consid., June 1993 RW Darren McCarty: Feb. 2008
C Pavel Datsyuk: 6th Rd. (171st), 1998 C Kirk Maltby: w/Edm. for Dan McGillis, March 1996 LW Dallas Drake: July 2007
LW Henrik Zetterberg: 7th Rd. (210th), 1999 D Brad Stuart: w/LA for 2nd, 4th Rd. '08 picks, Feb. 2008 RW Mikael Samuelsson: Sept. 2005
C Johan Franzen: 3rd Rd. (97th), 2004 RW Daniel Cleary: Oct. 2005
C Jiri Hudler: 2nd Rd. (58th), 2002 D Brett Lebda: July 2004
D: Niklas Kronwall: 1st Rd. (29th), 2000 D Andreas Lilja: Aug. 2005
C Valtteri Filppula: 3rd Rd. (95th), 2002 C Mark Hartigan: July 2007
LW Darren Helm: 5th Rd. (132), 2005 RW Aaron Downey: Oct. 2007
C Tomas Kopecky: 2nd Rd. (38th), 2000 D Garrett Stafford: July 2007
C Kyle Quincey: 4th Rd. (132nd), 2003 G Dominik Hasek: July 2006
LW Justin Abdelkader: 2nd Rd. (42nd), 2005 G Chris Osgood: Aug, 2005
D Jonathan Ericsson: 9th Rd. (291st), 2002
D Derek Meech: 7th Rd. (229th), 2002
C Mattias Ritola: 4th Rd (103rd) 2005

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