OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with defenceman Chris Wideman on Wednesday.
The one-way deal carries an annual value of US$800,000 for both the 2016-'17 and 2017-'18 seasons.
Wideman, 26, has nine points (five goals, four assists) in 44 games in his first NHL season.
He won the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL's best defenceman after a 61-point campaign with the Binghamton Senators last season.
Wideman was selected by the Senators in the fourth round (No. 100 overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.