Senators trade Chris DiDomenico to Blackhawks for Ville Pokka

Ottawa Senators GM Pierre Dorion describes the Dion Phaneuf trade as a good hockey trade, dealing from a position of strength, and has high hopes for Marian Gaborik, and future of this team.

The Ottawa Senators have traded away center Chris DiDomenico to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for defender Ville Pokka.

The Blackhawks announced the deal on Thursday evening.

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Pokka was a member of the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs from 2014 to 2018, where he registered 28 goals and 99 assists in 266 games.

DiDomenico, a Woodbridge, Ont. native, had six goals and four assists in 24 games with the Senators this season.

DiDomenico also played in Italy and Switzerland between 2012 and 2017, and helped Team Canada win a gold medal at the 2009 World Junior Championships.

February 15, 2018 - 5:57 pm ET
ott Ottawa Senators
  • Ville Pokka
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  • Chris DiDomenico
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