Senators ink defenceman Chris Wideman to extension

The Ottawa Senators extended their win streak to four-games in their win over the Edmonton Oilers.

The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Chris Wideman to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

The deal is worth $1.6 million and carries an annual value of $800,000 trough the 2017-18 season.

Wideman has five goals and nine points in 44 games with the Senators this season. The 26-year-old rookie ranks third among first-year defencemen in goal scoring.

Wideman currently earns an NHL salary of $600,000 according to

The former fourth-round pick (100th overall) was the 2014-15 recipient of the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s best defenceman. He totaled 19 goals and 61 points in 75 games with the Binghamton Senators.

February 24, 2016


Chris Wideman
AGE: 28
2 Years
Contract Extension
$1.6 million

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