OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today that the club has signed defenceman Patrick Sieloff to a one-year, two-way contract. The contract will carry an annual value of $650,000 in the National Hockey League and $90,000 in the American Hockey League.
Sieloff, 23, matched his professional career high by appearing in 52 games for AHL Binghamton last season, while establishing new career highs in assists (10), points (12) and penalty minutes (93). A native of Superior, Mich., Sieloff has appeared in 154 career AHL contests, 102 of which have been with three separate Calgary Flames' affiliates and the other 52 with Binghamton, recording 28 points (six goals, 22 assists) and 225 penalty minutes.
Originally drafted by the Flames with their second-round pick (42nd overall) at the 2012 NHL Draft, Sieloff was acquired by Ottawa in exchange for forward Alex Chiasson on June 27, 2016. Sieloff made his NHL debut with Calgary during the 2015-16 season, recording one goal and two penalty minutes in his lone NHL game on April 9, 2016. He has represented the United States internationally on three occasions, winning gold at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Russia.
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