OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today that the club has signed forward Casey Bailey to a one-year, two-way contract. The contract will carry an annual value of $874,125 in the National Hockey League and $70,000 in the American Hockey League.
A native of Anchorage, AK, Bailey was acquired by the Senators on Feb. 9 in part of the nine-player trade that brought Dion Phaneuf to Ottawa. Following the trade he played in 30 games with Binghamton, scoring seven goals and adding 14 assists for 21 points. In 68 AHL games between the Toronto Marlies and the B-Sens in his first full professional season, he scored 11 goals and added 28 assists for 39 points.
Undrafted, the 24-year-old Bailey was signed on March 21, 2015, by the Toronto Maple Leafs after playing three years with Penn State University. In 96 career games at Penn State, he registered 80 points (45 goals, 35 assists) and 91 penalty minutes. Bailey has one goal in six career NHL games, each of which has occurred with Toronto.
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