NHL

Senators reacquire Dzingel, send forwards Galchenyuk, Paquette to Hurricanes

The Ottawa Senators acquired forward Ryan Dzingel from the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday in exchange for forwards Alex Galchenyuk and Cedric Paquette.

2011 draft pick had career-high 56 points with Ottawa, Columbus in 2018-19

Ryan Dzingel, right, whom the Senators traded to Columbus in 2019 and reacquired on Saturday, had a career-best 56 points that season. Ottawa dealt forwards Alex Galchenyuk and Cedric Paquette to Carolina on Saturday. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/File)

The Ottawa Senators acquired forward Ryan Dzingel from the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday in exchange for forwards Alex Galchenyuk and Cedric Paquette.

The 28-year-old Dzingel, who was drafted by the Senators in the seventh round of the 2011 NHL draft, had four points (2-2) in 11 games with the Hurricanes this season.

He has 171 points (76-95) in 343 career NHL games with Ottawa, Columbus and Carolina.

Galchenyuk scored one goal in eight games for the Senators this season while Paquette had one goal in nine games.

Galchenyuk has 321 points (136-185) over 557 career games with five different teams. Paquette has 86 points (48-38) in 386 career games with the Senators and Tampa Bay Lightning.

"Cedric is a strong, physical forward who won the Stanley Cup with Tampa Bay last season," Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell said in a release. "We're excited to add both of these players to our forward group."

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