The Maple Leafs announced today that the team has acquired forwards Milan Michalek, Colin Greening and Tobias Lindberg, defenceman Jared Cowen, and a 2017 second-round draft pick from the Senators in exchange for defencemen Dion Phaneuf and Cody Donaghey, as well as forwards Casey Bailey, Matt Frattin and Ryan Rupert.
Michalek, 31, has registered six goals and four assists in 32 games with the Senators this season. In 729 career NHL games between Ottawa and the Sharks, he has recorded 438 points.
Greening, 29, has split his season between Ottawa and its AHL affiliate, the Binghamton Senators. He has skated in one game with Ottawa and another 41 games with Binghamton, collecting seven goals and six assists with the AHL club. In 256 career NHL games,
Cowen, 25, has collected four assists in 37 games with the Senators this season. In 249 career NHL games, the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native has recorded 46 points.
Lindberg, 20, has collected five goals and 17 assists in 34 AHL games with Binghamton this season. He was originally Ottawa’s fourth-round selection (102nd overall) in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Phaneuf, 30, had skated in 423 games with the Maple Leafs through parts of seven seasons, registering 196 points. He was named the 18th captain in Maple Leafs history on June 14, 2010.