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Insider Only Rumors: Penguins among 2-3 teams far along in talks for Brassard?

Source: Brassard tops wishlist of Penguins coaching staff

The Ottawa Senators have reversed course in the last 5-7 days on their trade deadline plans.

After being wide open to trading Mike
Hoffman, Jean Gabriel-Pageau, the Senators have now signaled to clubs they intend to keep both players and are primarily focused on trading center Derick Brassard who has one year left on his deal with a $5 million cap hit.

Up until the last couple days,  NHL execs were of the opinion Ottawa was more likely to keep Brassard than move him. Now that’s not the case.

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