Originally Posted by Hercules Rockefeller
Carolina's desire to trade him back in June was also way overblown. JJ was never offered to the Pens, and Staal was never offered to the 'Cans.
I read the opposite. Shero was offered JJ straight up for Staal and he stupidly insisted on getting Ladd in addition, which Carolina wasn't going to go for.
There were rumors a week or so ago that we were talking to them again, but Staal has looked very impressive in camp so far, so Shero refused to make him part of any deal.