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Pens get Brassard from Senators

February 22, 2018 News Extra

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran center Derick Brassard from the Ottawa Senators for defenseman Ian Cole, goaltender Filip Gustafson and the Pens' No. 1 draft pick in 2018, TSN's Darren Dreger reported Friday afternoon.

Brassard has 18 goals and 20 assists in 50 games for Ottawa this season.

The Penguins had been looking for a third-line center and were involved in trade conversation with a few teams.