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Ottawa Senators re-sign forward Antoine Vermette to two-year contract

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators finally have Antoine Vermette's signature on a contract extension.

The 25-year-old agreed to a US$5.25-million, two-year deal with the team on Thursday. He earned US$1.075 million last year. Vermette recorded career highs in both goals (24) and points (53) while appearing in 81 games for the Senators last season.

He was also among the league leaders with a 56.7 per cent faceoff win rate.

In 297 career games with Ottawa, Vermette has 71 goals and 139 points.

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