OTPP: Brassard/Zibanjed Trade, Benn’s New Deal and More

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Zach and Ben then discuss the biggest topics of the week. The New York Rangers have traded Derick Brassard and a 7th round pick to the Ottawa Senators for Mika Zibanejad and a second rounder. The boys break it all down. What does it mean for each team, and where do we go from here?

They also look at Jamie Benn‘s new monster contract with the Dallas Stars. Benn will be getting $76 million over the next eight years. Does the 2014-15 Art Ross Trophy winner deserve that kind of coin, and what is his place in the NHL echelon?

Dave then stops in to discuss other big moves, such as the signings of Mark Scheifele, Alex Killorn, and Jaden Schwartz. They also look at Kyle Palmieri being named to Team USA for the World Cup of Hockey, and the rest of the major hockey news of the week.

We bring it all to you, as we go On The Power Play.

OTPP: Brassard/Zibanjed Trade, Benn’s New Deal and More

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Main Photo: DALLAS, TX – APRIL 23:  Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars celebrates a goal against the Anaheim Ducks in the second period during Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 23, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)