Senators acquire Martin Lapointe from Chicago for sixth-round pick

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators added some experience at the NHL’s trade deadline.

The Sens acquired two-time Stanley Cup winner Martin Lapointe from the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday for a sixth-round draft pick. Lapointe has spent the last three seasons in Chicago.

The 34-year-old winger is earning US$2.4 million this year and will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

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He won Stanley Cups as a member of the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and 1998.

In 973 career games with the Wings, Boston and Chicago, Lapointe has 375 points (178-197).