OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators announced this day that the group has signed forward Brady Tkachuk to a seven-year, $57.5M contract. The contract has an life like payment of $8.214 million every year and contains the next breakdown: $4.0M in 2021-22, $6.5M in 2022-23, $10.5M in 2023-24, $10.5M in 2024-25, $10.5M in 2025-26, $8.5 in 2026-27 and $7.0M in 2027-28.
Tkachuk, 22, looked in each and each of the Senators’ 56 common-season video games in 2020-21 and led the group in scoring with 36 parts (17 objectives, 19 assists) whereas accruing a bunch-excessive 69 penalty minutes. The campaign marked the second consecutive wherein he has led the group in parts.
“We’re contented to reach attend to a lengthy-length of time agreement with Brady,” stated Senators owner and governor Eugene Melnyk. “He’s a treasured member of our leadership group, is universally revered by his teammates and a participant we’re sure will non-public a first-rate impact on our success within the seasons ahead.”
“That is a thrilling day for the Ottawa Senators,” stated Senators general supervisor Pierre Dorion. “Brady possesses a truly dynamic skill situation and is a prototypical energy forward in this day’s NHL. He rankings objectives, he plays physical and exemplifies what it blueprint to be a legitimate for all gamers in our organization.”
A St. Louis native, Tkachuk will enter the 2021-22 season having skated in 194 consecutive contests for the Senators (which ranks 10th in franchise history) and 198 video games for his NHL occupation over which he has recorded 125 parts (60 objectives, 65 assists) and 250 penalty minutes. A 2019-20 NHL All-Massive name, Tkachuk is one of easiest 29 all-time Senators with 60 objectives and one of easiest 28 with 250 penalty minutes.
Internationally, Tkachuk captained Crew U.S.A to a gold medal on the 2017 IIHF U-18 World Junior Championship and helped the American citizens to a bronze medal on the 2018 IIHF WJC by ranking third in group scoring with 9 parts (three objectives, six assists) over seven video games in Buffalo, N.Y.
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