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Derick Brassard's trade spawns mixed emotions

Senators' Marc Methot tweets excitement, Rangers' Mats Zuccarello pays tribute on Instagram @NHLdotcom

The trade that sent Derick Brassard from the New York Rangers to the Ottawa Senators for forward Mika Zibanejad drew some mixed feelings from players on both teams. 

Senators defenseman Marc Methot posted his excitement about the trade on Twitter. Methot and Brassard were teammates for five seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2007-2012.

Tweet from @MarcMethot3: I Text my boy Brass. "Wow". His reply "wow Meth, I'm shaking"#hockey #friends #brass

Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello, however, posted a picture of himself and Brassard on his Instagram, comparing their relationship to 'The Wolfpack' from The Hangover movie trilogy.

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