OTTAWA (AP) -Luke Richardson signed a one-year contract with his hometown Ottawa Senators on Wednesday.
The 38-year-old had three assists and 16 penalty minutes in 27 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season.
Richardson, who made $500,000 last season, has played 19 years in the NHL since he was drafted seventh overall by Toronto in 1987. He also played for Edmonton, Philadelphia, Columbus and Toronto again before joining Tampa Bay.
In 1,339 NHL games, the Ottawan has 33 goals, 159 assists and 2,012 penalty minutes.