Senators sign Czech centre Filip Chlapik to entry-level deal

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OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed centre Filip Chlapik to a three-year entry-level contract.

Chlapik, 19, leads the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Charlottetown Islanders with 44 points (20 goals, 24 assists) in 26 games this season.

A Prague native, Chlapik set a new Islanders’ franchise record with a 21-game point streak to start the 2016-17 season, recording 37 points (18 goals, 19 assists) over that span.

In two-plus seasons with Charlottetown, he has recorded 173 points (65 goals, 108 assists) and 150 penalty minutes over 142 games.

Chlapik was the Senators’ second-round selection (48th overall) in the 2015 NHL draft. He will represent the Czech Republic at the upcoming world junior hockey championship in Montreal and in Toronto.

December 22, 2016


Filip Chlapik
AGE: 21
3 Years
Entry-Level Deal

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