Was Antropov set to go to the Penguins?
The Globe and Mail is reporting that the recent firing of Penguins Coach Michel Therrien may have “scuttled” a trade between the Leafs and the Pens.
It is reported that the Leafs were in talks with the Penguins about a deal that would have saw Antropov go to the Penguins for either Ryan Whitney or a first round pick and Alex Goligoski.
To continue with the speculation it is rumored that the Penguins were then going to try to use Antropov as part of a package to try to swing a deal with the Thrashers for Kovalchuk.
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