Alex DeBrincat Opens Up on Leaving Ottawa Ahead of First Game Against the Senators

Published October 21, 2023 at 2:40 PM

Alex DeBrincat recently shared his thoughts on his return to Ottawa.

DeBrincat Shares Thoughts on Comeback to Ottawa


During the offseason, a lot of rumors circulated about Alex DeBrincat's desire to leave Ottawa. Given his relatively short stay with the Sens, it appeared from an external perspective that he wanted out. In a recent interview, he addressed the speculations surrounding his trade.

"Over the summer when a lot of that stuff was coming out. I saw a little bit of it. It is what it is I think. I know what happened behind closed doors and what the situation was. A lot of the stuff coming out wasn't exactly how it played out. It is what it is. They'll write what they want to write. That's fine with me."

DeBrincat had previously clarified that he didn't ask to be traded; however, he did inform Senators management that he wasn't interested in a long-term contract.

DeBrincat's Impressive Start to the Season


Regardless of the trade's motivations, it appears to be benefiting DeBrincat as he has made a strong start to the season with the Red Wings.

He scored 8 points in the first 4 games of the year, including 5 goals and 3 assists.

Alex Debrincat's 1st goal as a Detroit Red Wing, with Seider's diving blue line save starting the entire sequence! 🚨 #LGRW

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Alex DeBrincat Opens Up on Leaving Ottawa Ahead of First Game Against the Senators

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