Ian Cole, once firmly on the trading block, moved unexpectedly

Ian Cole is headed to Ottawa ... for now.
Jason Mackey

Had this occurred in late November, nobody would’ve batted an eyelash.

That’s when Ian Cole was supposed to be traded, when he was a healthy scratch for the first of three occasions, when that alone made zero sense, when the Penguins gave Cole’s agent, Kevin Magnuson, permission to help facilitate a trade. More