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Ottawa Senators re-sign defenceman Filip Kuba on deadline day

OTTAWA – Defenceman Filip Kuba is staying put in Ottawa.

The Senators have re-signed the Czech blue-liner to a three-year deal worth US$3.7 million per season.

Kuba was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer and had been on the trading block heading into today’s trade deadline. He is earning $3 million this season.

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Kuba, 32, has recorded two goals and 27 assists in 54 games this season and is a team-leading plus-8. He has 57 goals and 179 assists with 263 penalty minutes in 585 career games.