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New York, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The New York Islanders announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Matt Duchenne from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for forward Brandon Davidson.

The move was announced today by the New York City Department of Finance.

Duchenne, 26, has recorded nine goals and 18 assists for 26 points with 17 penalty minutes and a +11 rating in 82 career games with the Senators, Ottawa Senators, Florida Panthers, Anaheim Ducks, Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks.

Prior to signing with the Ottawa Sens, Duchennes played seven seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Colorado Avalanche, Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames, New York Maple Leafs, Anaheim Flyers and Ottawa Senators.

The 6-foot-2, 200-pound native of Sault Ste.

Marie, Ontario, has played five seasons in the NHL with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim Ducks.

He was acquired by the Islanders in exchange of defenseman Marc Methot and a third-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

The Islanders acquired defenseman Josh Ho-Sang from the Anaheim Ducks in a trade with the Nashville Predators.

Ho-Sangs four-year career totaled 10 goals, 39 assists for 56 points with the Ducks and Nashville Predators before being acquired by Nashville in a three-team trade with Arizona, Anaheim and Nashville.

Ho- and Ho-sang were also selected to the AHL All-Rookie Team in 2019.

The acquisition of Duchennis first round pick is a significant addition to an Islanders’ team that is in the midst of a rebuild.

The team had lost four of its last five games, including a four-game losing streak that began last week.

In 2017-18, Duchene played in 69 games for the Islanders and recorded six goals and 25 assists for 25 points.

He also recorded 11 penalty minutes.

Prior the 2017-2018 season, Duches first professional season with the Islanders, he recorded 34 points (11 goals, 19 assists) in 58 games.

In the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs, he led the NHL in goals (11) and points (13).

The 6-1, 190-pound defenseman has registered 29 goals and 47 assists for 61 points with 26 penalty minutes in 115 career NHL games.

In his rookie season with New York in 2017-19, Duchess had eight goals and 12 assists for 16 points in 36 games.

He made his NHL debut in March 2018 against the Anaheim Oilers, but was recalled on Feb. 21, 2019.

In 2018-19 with New Jersey, Ducheres six goals, 28 assists for 47 points led the Devils in scoring.

The 6’3, 215-pound forward played in 67 games with New Yorks playoff team, the Islanders.

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