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Sens sign Carcone to two-year, two-way contract

Sens sign Carcone to two-year, two-way contract

Carcone, 23, is the prospect coming over from the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Zaitsev - Ceci swap The Ottawa Senators announced Monday morning that they have signed forward Michael Carcone to a two-year, two-way contract. Both years carry the new league-minimum salary of $700,000 at the NHL level, but there’s a $30,000 difference between the first ($85K) and second ($115K) at the AHL level. With both Nikita Zaitsev and Connor Brown having years of NHL experience to demonstrate their value, Carcone is the biggest question mark in the deal. A late-bloomer, Carcone was not drafted, but...
Editor In Leaf Jul 15, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs: Cody Ceci Isn’t Guaranteed to Make the Team

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Cody Ceci from the Ottawa Senators earlier this month in exchange for Nikita Zaitsev and Connor Brown. Along with Ronald Hainsey, Nikita Zaitsev was one of the worst deployed players in all of the NHL last season, thanks to Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock. With complete disregard to both […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Cody Ceci Isn’t Guaranteed to Make the Team - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Hockey Writers Jul 5, 2019

Senators Give Connor Brown a Fresh Start

The battle of Ontario had a ceasefire on Canada Day, with the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs making another multi-player trade. The centrepiece of the trade was swapping right-handed defencemen Cody Ceci and Nikita Zaitsev. However, Ottawa gained an underrated and valuable player in right-winger Connor Brown. At 25 years old, Brown joins a […] The post Senators Give Connor Brown a Fresh Start appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Editor In Leaf Jul 5, 2019

Explaining Why the Toronto Maple Leafs Signed Cody Ceci

The Toronto Maple Leafs traded for Cody Ceci last week. The Ottawa Senators sent Ceci to the Toronto Maple Leafs, along with a couple of AHL players and a draft pick, in exchange for Connor Brown and Nikita Zaitsev. The trade was weird on several levels. For example: how is the “sweetener” of this trade […] Explaining Why the Toronto Maple Leafs Signed Cody Ceci - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Hockey Writers Jul 4, 2019

How the Maple Leafs’ Penalty Kill Could Look in 2019-20

When the Toronto Maple Leafs traded away Nikita Zaitsev and Connor Brown, they lost two players that ranked one and four, respectively, in ice time (TOI) on the penalty kill. They also lost the second-highest TOI player when Ron Hainsey departed for their provincial rivals, the Ottawa Senators. That’s three of the most frequently used […] The post How the Maple Leafs’ Penalty Kill Could Look in 2019-20 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Silver Seven Jul 3, 2019
News and Notes: Time for Paul to Prove It

News and Notes: Time for Paul to Prove It

A one-year deal for Nick Paul, and an AHL signing. Monday, July 1st was a bit of a hectic day. The Ottawa Senators made a huge trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs, adding Nikita Zaitsev and Connor Brown, while sending Cody Ceci and Ben Harpur to their Ontario rivals. Not done swapping with the Leafs, they also signed Ron Hainsey and Tyler Ennis to one-year deals. The aftershock of these moves would rumble on through Tuesday, overshadowing any other, smaller moves the Senators made. They did, in fact, make two, so let’s recap the less exciting events of the past couple days. Jordan Szwarz...
Editor In Leaf Jul 2, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs Can Still Sign Jake Gardiner, and They Should

The Toronto Maple Leafs made two huge trades yesterday. The first, saw the Toronto Maple Leafs send Nikita Zaitsev and Connor Brown to the Ottawa Senators for cap relief, a draft pick and several players, including Cody Ceci, who may or may not ever play for the Leafs. The second trade was more of a […] Toronto Maple Leafs Can Still Sign Jake Gardiner, and They Should - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets Jul 2, 2019
Tuesday’s FTB: Fallout from a busy July 1st

Tuesday’s FTB: Fallout from a busy July 1st

Tyson Barrie, Nazem Kadri, and Alexander Kerfoot not Alex Kerfoot. Did everyone have a happy Canada Day? I heard fireworks were going off all day and night. Let’s get right into it. The past week has seen the Toronto Maple Leafs massively overhaul their roster, specifically on the cap sheet, at the bottom of the lineup, and especially on defense. In the morning, the Nikita Zaitsev for Cody Ceci trade played out, lifting the Leafs from $6.6 million in cap dollars for next season. Then, a bevy of depth players were signed, headlined by former Ottawa Senators star centre Jason Spezza...
The Hockey Writers Jul 1, 2019

Senators Sign Hainsey, Ennis

The Ottawa Senators have signed defenseman Ron Hainsey to a one-year, $3.5 million contract and forward Tyler Ennis to a one-year, $800,000 contract. The two former Toronto Maple Leafs are joining Nikita Zaitsev and Connor Brown, both of whom were traded to the Senators in a six-player deal earlier today. General manager Pierre Dorion said […] The post Senators Sign Hainsey, Ennis appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jul 1, 2019
Breaking down Maple Leafs and Senators six player trade

Breaking down Maple Leafs and Senators six player trade

NHL insider Elliotte Friedman joins Sportsnet 590 The FAN to break down the Maple Leafs and Senators six player trade, with Nikita Zaitsev going to Ottawa, and Cody Ceci coming back to Toronto. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jul 1, 2019

Senators and Leafs Swap Ceci, Zaitsev

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown and Michael Carcone to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Cody Ceci, Ben Harpur, Aaron Luchuk and a 2020 third-round pick. The trade isn’t a shock to the hockey world, as it comes two days after it was speculated, and a day after Zaitsev waved […] The post Senators and Leafs Swap Ceci, Zaitsev appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Silver Seven Jul 1, 2019
Sens Trade Ceci, Harpur to Leafs for Zaitsev, Brown

Sens Trade Ceci, Harpur to Leafs for Zaitsev, Brown

Both teams rid themselves of problem contracts The Ottawa Senators have traded Cody Ceci, Ben Harpur, Aaron Luchuk and a 2020 3rd round pick acquired from Columbus to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown and Michael Carcone. The full press release from the Sens is here. The deal had been rumoured to be nearing completion as early as Saturday night, but with Brown and Zaitsev due signing bonuses on July 1st, the trade was only formalized this morning. Zaitsev was paid $3M in bonuses by the Leafs, and will be owed only $1.5M in real dollars for this season....
Toronto Star Jul 1, 2019
Leafs send Zaitsev to Ottawa Senators as part of six-player deal

Leafs send Zaitsev to Ottawa Senators as part of six-player deal

Along with defenceman Nikita Zaitsev, Toronto sent forwards Connor Brown and Michael Carcone to Ottawa in return for defencemen Cody Ceci and Ben Harpur and forward Aaron Luchuk, as well as a 2020 third-round pick.
Last Word on Hockey Jul 1, 2019
Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Cody Ceci from the Ottawa Senators for Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown

Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Cody Ceci from the Ottawa Senators for Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown

A deal tentatively done on Saturday night, has now been completed. The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired Cody Ceci, Ben Harupr, Aaron Luchuk and a 2020 third-round draft pick from the Ottawa Senators for Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown, and Michael Carcone. The deal comes after the Leafs paid Zaitsev's $3 million bonus, and Brown's $1 million bonus on July 1st. https://twitter.com/SunGarrioch/status/1145672403923734529 Maple Leafs Acquire Cody Ceci In Ceci, the Leafs replace one right-handed defenceman with another. The 25-year-old Ottawa native has spent his first six years playing for his...
Sportsnet.ca Jul 1, 2019
Maple Leafs trade Zaitsev to Senators for Ceci in six-player deal

Maple Leafs trade Zaitsev to Senators for Ceci in six-player deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Nikita Zaitsev to the Ottawa Senators in a six-player deal. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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