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Dion Phaneuf among the Leafs traded to the Ottawa Senators in a nine-player deal

After six years, the Leafs have traded defenceman Dion Phaneuf to the Ottawa Senators. The Edmonton native has three goals and 21 assists this season and 45 goals total in 423 games with the Leafs.

The Leafs also traded Casey Bailey, Cody Donaghey, Matt Frattin and Ryan Rupert to the Senators in exchange for Jared Cowen, Colin Greening, Tobias Lindberg and Milan Michalek.

The Leafs will also scoop up Ottawa’s second-round draft pick in 2017.