OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) general manager Pierre Dorion announced today that the club has signed forward Tom Pyatt to a two-year, one-way contract extension. The contract will carry an average annual value of $1.1 million ($1M in year one, $1.2M in year two).
A native of Thunder Bay, Ont., Pyatt scored nine goals and added 14 assists in 82 games with the Senators last season, while adding two goals in 14 playoff games. He averaged 15:38 of time-on-ice last season, including 2:06 per game shorthanded, which was second among team forwards.
Prior to joining Ottawa, Pyatt spent two seasons playing with Geneve Servette of the Swiss-A League. Originally drafted in the fourth round, 107th overall, by the New York Rangers in the 2005 NHL Draft, Pyatt, 30, has played in 327 NHL games with the Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Lightning and Ottawa.
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