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Price is high for Derick Brassard: report

Be sure to visit NBCOlympics.com and NBC Olympic Talk for full hockey coverage from PyeongChang. If NHL teams want Derick Brassard, they’ve now been warned. The 30-year-old former first-rounder won’t come cheap. The Ottawa Senators aren’t interested in a bag of pucks. Instead, TSN’s Pierre LeBrun reported Monday that Sens general manager Pierre Dorion is asking for a first-round pick, a top prospect and a third piece to sweeten the deal. On the surface, the ask seems ridiculous. But take into consideration that other GMs are doing the same thing. Buffalo Sabres GM Jason Botterill wants a willing team’s first, second and third born for Evander Kane. Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin wants a fourth born on top of the fir ...