It was rumored but not it is official:
Told that Crosby reached out to Parise as part of Pittsburgh pitch
— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 1, 2012
The Penguins did not send a team to meet with Parise's team of agents. What that means? No idea.
Buckle up, it was a slow first hour, but moves start to happen in the second hour.
Twitter is once again the place to be for news. Our "TPBHockeyNews" list is a good follow for Penguins and NHL writers. We've embedded a live stream of Tweets from that feed below. You may have to refresh it though… it doesn't seem to work that well.