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Marian Hossa’s Decision Set Penguins and Red Wings on Collision Course

Published by on June 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Despite not significantly influencing the course of the Stanley Cup Finals so far, Marian Hossa has been the Finals' biggest story because of a twist of fate.

He made the decision at the end of last season to turn down a lucrative long-term offer by the Pittsburgh Penguins to sign with the Detroit Red Wings. 

He did it for one reason, and one reason only: Hossa thought he would have a better chance at winning a Stanley Cup with the Red Wings.

He all but said as much.

That decision did not endear him with Penguins fans, earning him the nickname Benedict Hossa.

But the biggest story in regards to Hossa is the one that is not really being told, which is the impact ...

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