Sens Send Phaneuf To L.A.

The Ottawa Senators have traded defenceman Dion Phaneuf and forward Nate Thompson to the Los Angeles Kings.

Ottawa received forwards Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore.

The 32-year-old Phaneuf, who was pulled from the Senators game at Pittsburgh last night, has three goals and 13 assists in 52 games and is minus-7 with Ottawa (19-26-9) this season.

Phaneuf also played for the Calgary Flames and the Maple Leafs.  He joined Ottawa in February 2016 through a nine-player deal with Toronto.

Thompson has four goals and seven assists in 43 games with the Senators this season.

The NHL trade deadline is Feb. 26.