Senators trades at the deadline

TREVOR BUNKE, QMI Agency

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1993

Feb. 25 — Ottawa trades D Brad Miller to Toronto for a ninth-round pick (C Pavol Demitra) in 1993. Thumbs up: Miller never played for the Leafs. Demitra doesn’t work out in Ottawa, but does score 12 goals in 59 games over three seasons.

March 14 — Ottawa trades a fourth-round pick (D Ruslan Batyrshin) to Winnipeg for D Dmitri Filiminov. Even: Filiminov lasts 30 games with Senators. Batyrshin never plays for the Jets.

1994

March 5 — Ottawa trades C Mark Lamb to Philadelphia for W Claude Boivin and G Kirk Daubenspeck. Even: Lamb does little for the Flyers; Boivin does less for the Senators. Daubenspeck never plays in the NHL.

March 11 — Ottawa trades an 11th-round pick (Rob Mara) in 1994 to Chicago for C Troy Murray and 11th-round pick (W Annti Tormanen) in 1994. Thumbs up: Murray and Tormanen both play for the Senators. Mara never plays in the NHL.

March 21 — Ottawa trades G Daniel Berthiaume to Detroit for D Steve Konroyd. Even: Berthiaume never plays for the Wings. Konroyd plays eight games for the Senators.

March 21 — Ottawa trades future considerations to the N.Y. Rangers for W Phil Bourque. Thumbs up: Bourque doesn’t do much offensively, but brings Stanley Cup pedigree from his time with the Penguins.

1995

April 7 — Ottawa trades C Troy Murray and D Norm Maciver to Pittsburgh for C Martin Straka. Thumbs down: The Senators acquire Straka too early; he goes on to have a decent career in his return to the Penguins.

April 7 — Ottawa trades W Bill Huard to Quebec for D Mika Stromberg and a fourth-round pick (W Kevin Boyd) in 1995. Even: Huard is a tough guy; the others never play in the NHL.

April 7 — Ottawa trades a ninth-round pick (D Libor Zabransky) to St. Louis for D Daniel Laperriere and a ninth-round pick (W Erik Kaminski) in 1995. Even: Laperriere plays a handful of games for the Senators; the other two never play in the NHL.

April 7 — Ottawa trades G Craig Billington to Boston for future considerations. Thumbs up: The Senators rid themselves of a goalie who no longer fit into their plans.

1996

March 1 — Ottawa trades C Dave McLlwain to Pittsburgh for an eighth-round pick (D Erich Goldmann)in 1996. Even: McLlwain plays another 22 games in the NHL. Goldmann plays one game for the Senators.

March 19 — Ottawa trades D Kerry Huffman to Philadelphia for future considerations. Even: Huffman plays another four games in NHL.

March 20 — Ottawa trades D Jaroslav Modry and an eighth-round pick (G Steve Valiquette) in 1996 to Los Angeles for Kevin Brown. Thumbs down: Modry goes on to become a productive blueliner. Brown never plays for the Senators.

1997

March 18 — Ottawa trades W Denis Chasse, D Kevin Bolibruck and a sixth-round pick (C Jim Henkel) in 1998 to Chicago for W Mike Prokepec. Even: None of the players involved ever played in the NHL.

1998

March 9 — Ottawa trades D Frantisek Musil to Edmonton for D Scott Ferguson. Thumbs down: Musil plays a couple of seasons with the Oilers. Ferguson never plays for the Senators.

March 17 — Ottawa trades an eighth-round pick (D Dwight Wolfe) in 1998 to Toronto for D Per Gustafsson. Even: Gustafsson plays nine games for the Senators. Wolfe never plays in the NHL.

1999

March 8 — Ottawa trades a sixth-round pick (C Justin Cox) in 1999 to Florida for C Viacheslav Butsayev. Even: Neither pans out.

March 12 — Ottawa trades D Radim Bicanek to Chicago for Los Angeles’ sixth-round pick (G Martin Prusek) in 1999. Thumbs up: Prusek serves as a reliable backup for a couple of seasons.

March 20 — Ottawa trades a fourth-round pick (C Preston Mizzi) in 1999 to the N.Y. Islanders for W Ted Donato. Thumbs up: Donato serves a role for the rest of the season. Mizzi never plays in the NHL.

March 23 — Ottawa trades W Chris Murray to Chicago for W Nelson Emerson. Even: Neither player pans out for his new team.

2000

March 14 — Ottawa trades G Ron Tugnutt and D Janne Laukkanen to Pittsburgh for G Tom Barrasso. Thumbs down: Brought in for his playoff experience, Barrasso fails to win a round.

2001

March 1 — Ottawa trades W Colin Forbes to N.Y. Rangers for W Eric Lacroix. Even: Neither player does much.

March 13 — Ottawa trades a conditional pick it had from Florida back to Florida for C Mike Sillinger. Thumbs up: Sillinger is a good faceoff man down the stretch.

March 13 — Ottawa trades a third-round pick (W Stephane Veilleux) in 2001 and a conditional pick in 2002 for D Curtis Leschyshyn. Thumbs up: Leschyshyn becomes a stalwart on the Senators’ blue line.

2002

March 15 — Ottawa trades W Andre Roy and a sixth-round pick (D Paul Ranger) in 2002 to Tampa for C Juha Ylonen. Thumbs down: Roy becomes the Bolts’ tough guy.

March 16 — Ottawa trades a sixth-round pick (D Elias Granath) in 2003 to Dallas for W Benoit Brunet. Thumbs up: Brunet provides a veteran presence.

2003

Feb. 25 — Ottawa trades W Jakub Klepis to Buffalo for W Vaclav Varada and a fifth-round pick (D Tim Cook) in 2003. Thumbs up: Varada provides some needed grit for the Senators.

March 10 — Ottawa trades future considerations to Buffalo for W Rob Ray. Thumbs up: Ray adds veteran leadership.

March 10 — Ottawa trades future considerations to Nashville for C Bob Wren. Even: Wren never plays for the Senators.

March 11 — Ottawa trades D Tim Gleason to Los Angeles for C Bryan Smolinski. Thumbs up: Smolinski gives the Senators the centre they were looking for in the run to the Eastern Conference final.

2004

Feb. 18 — Ottawa trades W Brooks Laich and a second-round pick (C Mikhail Yunkov) in 2004 to Washington for W Peter Bondra. Thumbs down: Bondra doesn’t score a single goal for the Senators in the post-season. Laich becomes a 20-scorer for the Caps.

March 9 — Ottawa trades D Karel Rachunek and C Alexandre Giroux to the N.Y. Rangers for D Greg de Vries. Even: De Vries and Rachunek serve their new teams well.

March 9 — Ottawa trades D Shane Hnidy to Nashville for a third-round pick (C Peter Regin) in 2004. Thumbs up: Regin is showing upside potential.

2005

Lockout

2006

March 9 — Ottawa trades W Brandon Bochenski and a second-round pick (D Simon Danis-Pepin) in 2006 for C Tyler Arnason. Thumbs down: Arnason doesn’t score for the Senators in 19 games and is a healthy scratch in the playoffs.

2007

Feb. 26 — Ottawa trades D Andy Hedlund and a sixth-round pick (C Justin Taylor) in 2007 to Washington for D Lawrence Nycholat. Even: Nycholat plays four games for the Senators.

Feb. 27 — Ottawa trades a second-round pick (C Zac Dalpe) in 2008 to Phoenix for W Oleg Saprykin and a seventh-round pick (G Torrie Jung) in 2007. Thumbs down: Freakin’ Saprykin doesn’t live up to his billing, scoring one goal down the stretch and one in the playoffs.

2008

Feb. 11 — Ottawa trades D Joe Corvo and W Patrick Eaves to Carolina for C Cory Stillman and D Mike Commodore. Thumbs up: The Senators rid themselves of unhappy Corvo, add two roster players.

Feb. 26 — Ottawa trades a sixth-round pick (W Ben Smith) in 2008 to Chicago for W Martin Lapointe. Thumbs up: Lapointe adds veteran leadership for the rest of the season.

2009

Feb. 20 — Ottawa trades W Dean McAmmond and a first-round pick (C Kyle Palmieri) to the N.Y. Islanders for C Mike Comrie and D Chris Campoli. Thumbs up: Comrie adds spark in his second go-round with the Senators, Campoli provides an offensive boost.

March 4 — Ottawa trades C Antoine Vermette to Columbus for G Pascal Leclaire and a second-round pick (G Robin Lehner) in 2009. Thumbs down: Considered by some the worst trade the Senators ever made. Lehner could change minds.

2010

Feb. 12 — Ottawa trades D Alex Picard and a second-round pick (D Martin Marincin) in 2010 to Carolina for C Matt Cullen. Thumbs up: Cullen becomes a strong second-line centre.

March 2 — Ottawa trades a second-round pick (G Kent Simpson) in 2010 to Anaheim for D Andy Sutton. Thumbs up: Sutton provides toughness.


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