OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators announced today that the club has re-signed goaltender Nathan Lawson to a one-year, two-way contract.
Lawson, 29, returns to the Senators organization after spending the 2012-13 campaign with the American Hockey League’s Binghamton Senators. In 23 games with the B-Sens he posted a record of 12-6-2 with a 2.19 goals-against average and a .938 save percentage while recording two shutout victories. He also played in each of Binghamton’s three playoff games.
Prior to joining Ottawa, the Calgary native spent the previous three seasons in the New York Islanders organization, playing primarily with the Islanders’ AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He made his National Hockey League debut with the Islanders during the 2010-11 campaign and posted a record of 1-4-2 over 10 games with New York that season.
The 6-2, 203-pound Lawson has played in five professional seasons, including 10 NHL games with the Islanders and 150 AHL games with Binghamton, Bridgeport and Hamilton. Undrafted, he played three seasons with the Western Collegiate Athletic Association’s University of Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves from 2004-05 to 2006-07.
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