Senators Avoid Arbitration With Forward Connor Brown

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OTTAWA, Ontario: The Ottawa Senators avoided arbitration with Connor Brown, signing the forward to a three-year, $10.8 million contract.

The Senators and Brown were scheduled to have an arbitration hearing Thursday.

Brown had 16 goals and 27 assists in 71 games for the Senators last season.

I believe in what were doing in Ottawa, Brown said on a video conference call. I think theres nice pieces, I think Im a good fit there. Im glad we got something sorted out.

The 26-year-old from Toronto was selected by the Maple Leafs in the sixth round, 156th overall, in 2012. He was acquired by Ottawa in a July 1, 2019. Brown has 59 goals and 83 assists in 324 career games.