OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators announced today that the team has signed forward Clark Bishop to a one-year, two-way contract extension. The agreement holds a value $800,000 in the National Hockey League and $200,000 in the American Hockey League for the 2021-22 season.
A native of St. John's, Nfld., Bishop, 25, appeared in 13 contests with the Senators in 2020-21, registering three points (three assists), four penalty minutes and a plus-two plus/minus rating. He has also skated in seven games for the team's AHL affiliate, the Belleville Senators, recording five points (two goals, three assists), six penalty minutes and a plus-three plus/minus rating ahead of the team's season finale against the Toronto Marlies today at 4 p.m.
"Clark proved to be a versatile player for us this past season," said Senators general manager Pierre Dorion. "He possesses good speed, has a great work ethic and showcases a continuous willingness to play in hard areas. We're pleased to reach agreement with him."
Selected by Carolina with the team's fifth-round pick (127th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft, Bishop has appeared in 38 career NHL contests with the Hurricanes and Senators and has recorded seven points (one goal, six assists) and 14 penalty minutes. He has also skated in 208 AHL contests with the Charlotte Checkers and the B-Sens over which he has tallied 64 points (20 goals, 44 assists) and 168 penalty minutes.
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