With the Sens at the time in dire need of a top four defenseman, Phaneuf was brought in to stabilize the second defensive unit.Although the second pairing may not be stable like we were hoping, that doesn’t mean Phaneuf hasn’t been an effective blueliner.He passes Ottawa captain Erik Karlsson as the highest-paid Senators defenceman and will wear No. Murray imagines Phaneuf pairing up with the developing Cody Ceci to start.“For me, it was about hockey,” Murray said of the trade.Now that a full year has passed, how has each piece in the trade fared, and can a winner be declared?The big name at the top of the list is Dion Phaneuf, who still remains in the Sens’ top four while being paired with Cody Ceci.Marianne Rhoda’s lawsuit charges that Avery’s “employment was sporadic and [his] prospects for employment were highly speculative.” First, he landed at Lipman advertising agency as the chief strategic officer in late 2012, handling clients like Stuart Weitzman and 7 for All Mankind.
There is one move that could make sense for both sides: Dustin Brown for Dion Phaneuf. Brown’s AAV is lower (.875 million to Phaneuf’s million), but he has five years left on his contract to Phaneuf’s four.A key figure in the Battle of Ontario is pulling on new colours.The Toronto Maple Leafs traded captain Dion Phaneuf to the Ottawa Senators as part of a nine-player blockbuster trade Tuesday morning.“Sean charmed Lipman into giving him a position and started terrorizing everyone in the office,” says an insider. He will stop at nothing to get it done, even if there are casualties along the way.He creates conflict and pushes it too far.” In 2014, Avery signed up for “Dancing With the Stars,” where he was ousted in the second elimination during a two-part season premiere and blamed producers for forcing him off after he had a heated conversation with one of them.