As free agency gets set to officially open, the Ottawa Senators made the first big splash of the day. Jason Spezza has been dealt to Dallas for Alex Chiasson, Alex Guptill and Nick Paul and a second round pick in 2015.
UPDATE: Dallas has also signed backup goaltender Anders Lindback and forward Ales Hemsky.
Chaisson, 23, played 79 games for the Stars last season and had 13 goals and 22 assists.
Guptill, 22, is listed at 6-3, 180 and had 25 points (12 goals, 13 assists) in 31 games in his third season at the University of Michigan last year. He contributed two assists in five regular season games with the Texas Stars last season. Guptill was a third round pick of the Stars in 2010.
Paul, 19, was a fourth round pick by Dallas in 2011. Listed at 6-2, 202, Paul had 26 goals and 20 assists in 67 games with North Bay in the OHL last season.