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Pettersson, Sprong both happy with trade


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Daniel Sprong. - CHRIS BRADFORD / DKPS

From the moment it was hatched, regardless of who or what the Penguins received in return, it was destined to be known as "the Daniel Sprong Trade" in Pittsburgh.

Whether the Dec. 3 deal goes down in franchise annals like Markus Naslund for Alek Stojanov won't be known for years. But the early indications are that both sides actually won the deal, "a hockey trade," that saw the Penguins ship Sprong -- the top prospect in the organization -- to the Ducks for defenseman Marcus Pettersson.

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