The Maple Leafs have acquired Ben Harpur, Cody Ceci, Aaron Luchuk and a 2020 third-round pick from the Senators for Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown and Michael Carcone.

Harpur is a huge defenseman (6-foot-6, 222 lbs) who plays a physical brand of hockey. Harpur averaged 1.7 hits and 1.4 blocked shots per game in 2018-19 but contributes very little offensively—1G, 4A in 51 games. Harpur could potentially be a third-pairing defenseman for Toronto in 2020 but they have a number of young defensemen in the pipelines who will be looking to push Harpur out.

Source: Ottawa Senators 07/1/19, 9:12 am EST

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The Senators have recalled Ben Harpur from Binghamton (AHL).

Harpur has been recalled because Johnny Oduya is dealing with a lower-body injury and Erik Karlsson’s status remains up in the air. The 22-year-old has just one assist in 11 career NHL games and is coming off of a season in which he had 27 points (2G / 25A) in 63 games with Binghamton (AHL).

Source: Bruce Garrioch 10/7/17, 6:27 am EST

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The Senators have recalled Ben Harpur from Binghamton (AHL).

Harpur, 21, has registered just three assists in 20 games with Binghamton this season. The 6-foot-6, 214 lbs. defenseman appeared in five NHL games last year, collecting just one assist. He skated with Chris Wideman in Tuesday’s practice, so expect him to make his season debut on Wednesday.

Source: Bruce Garrioch 12/13/16, 5:56 am EST

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