Senators sign defenceman Christian Wolanin to two-year contract

Ottawa Senators' Christian Wolanin handles the puck under pressure from Arizona Coyotes' Vinnie Hinostroza, right, and teammate Niklas Hjalmarsson during first period NHL action in Ottawa, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Adrian Wyld/CP)

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Christian Wolanin to a two-year contract.

The first year of the contract is a two-way deal with an annual value of US$800,000 in the NHL and $100,000 in the American Hockey League.

The second year of the contract is one-way for $1 million.

Wolanin, 24, had four goals and eight assists in 30 games with the NHL Senators last season and seven goals and 24 assists over 40 games with the AHL’s Belleville Senators.

He played in the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic in January.

The six-foot-two, 185-pound defenceman, born in Quebec City and raised in the United States, was selected in the fourth round (107th overall) by the Senators in the 2015 NHL draft.

July 4, 2019

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Christian Wolanin
Defence
AGE: 24
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
N/A
TOTAL:
$1.8 million

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