OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Scott Sabourin to a one-year, two-way contract. The contract will carry a value of $700,000 in the National Hockey League and $100,000 in the American Hockey League.
Sabourin, 27, was invited to Ottawa's training camp on a professional tryout and has appeared in three pre-season games, recording seven penalty minutes. An Ottawa native, the 6-3, 201-pound forward spent last season with the AHL's Stockton Heat, where he scored four goals, four assists and added 72 penalty minutes in 43 games.
Prior to turning professional, Sabourin played junior hockey for the Oshawa Generals, including the 2012-13 season where he scored 30 goals and recorded 142 penalty minutes. Sabourin's head coach that season in Oshawa was current Senators head coach D.J. Smith.
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