The Ottawa Senators are signing head coach D.J. Smith to a two-year contract extension, according to Postmedia's Bruce Garrioch.

Smith, 44, was entering the final season of a three-year deal signed upon joining the team in 2019.

In two seasons as head coach, Smith has a 48-62-17 record with the Senators.

Ottawa finished with a 23-28-5 record this past season.

More details to follow.