Restricted free agent defenseman Cody Ceci agreed to terms on a two-year contact with the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday. The contract has an average annual value of $2.8 million.
Ceci, 22, set NHL career highs with 10 goals, 26 points and 18 penalty minutes last season while matching a career-high 16 assists in 75 games last season. The No. 15 pick of the 2012 NHL Draft, Ceci had a goal and five assists in 10 games at the 2016 IIHF World Championship to help Canada win a gold medal.
Ceci has 18 goals and 56 points in 205 NHL games, all with the Senators, and two assists in six Stanley Cup Playoff games.