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Biggest surprises of the NHL trade deadline

The Senators made moves at the trade deadline like they're pushing for a Stanley Cup run. Is that a realistic assessment of their chances? AP Photo/Mike Carlson

Another trade deadline is in the books, which had more than its fair share of surprises. Some players were sent to unexpected destinations, some were traded for surprising return packages, and some players didn't move at all.

Let's examine some of the most unexpected twists of the 2017 NHL trade deadline, including the most surprising buyer, seller, destination, low return, good return and non-mover.