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Bulletin: Ottawa Senators re-sign Christoph Schubert

by Staff Writer / Ottawa Senators
OTTAWA – Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray today announced the re-signing of defenceman Christoph Schubert to a three-year agreement.

In his second season with the Senators, Schubert recorded career season highs in goals (8), assists (17) and points (25), while only missing two of 82 regular season games and playing at left wing in 51 games. In contributing four multi-point games, Schubert recorded a single-game career-high three points (1 goal, 2 assists) against the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 24. The 25-year-old played at left wing in all 20 playoff games, finishing third in NHL with 57 hits.

In two NHL seasons, Schubert has 12 goals, 23 assists, 104 penalty minutes during 136 regular season games. He also has added two assists in 27 playoff games.

Drafted 127th overall by the Senators in 2001, Schubert played his first three pro seasons with the club’s American Hockey League affiliate in Binghamton, N.Y. From 2002-03 to 2004-05, he had 14 goals, 40 assists and 281 penalty minutes over 216 regular-season games. Schubert also added five points (2-3) and 22 penalty minutes over 15 post-season games.

The Munich native represented Germany at his second consecutive Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, in February 2006. Finishing with three losses and two ties, Schubert recorded one assist and had two penalty minutes in five preliminary-round games.

CHRISTOPH SCHUBERT, Defenceman - 6’3”, 230 lbs.
Born: May 5, 1982 (Munich)
Drafted: Ottawa’s fourth-round pick, 127th overall, in the 2001 NHL draft

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