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Published December 23, 2023 at 9:03
BY COOPER GODIN
     
After going out in the off-season and making some big additions to their roster, the Ottawa Senators have been arguably the most disappointing start of any team to the 2023-24 season.

The Senators have played nearly 35% of their schedule so far and it hasn't gone as anyone had expected which led to the firings of both General Manager Pierre Dorion and Head Coach D.J. Smith.

With the trade deadline just under 11 weeks away, the Ottawa Senators could consider moving on from some of their pending unrestricted free agents, including former 40-goal scorer Vladimir Tarasenko.

Tarasenko, 32, signed a one-year with the Ottawa Senators in late-July worth $5 million and came with a full no-trade clause, which could make things tricky for interim General Manager Steve Staios.


So far this season, Tarasenko has skated in 26 games for Ottawa, putting up 20 points (six goals, 14 assists), ten penalty minutes and is a plus-eight.

Adding Tarasenko would be a big get for Patrik Allvin and the Canucks, but it would require the Yaroslavl native to waive his no-trade clause to come to Vancouver, as well as the Senators to retain a good chunk of his contract, which will drive up the price even more.

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