May 22, 2022

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Ottawa senators have signed a three-year deal with goaltender Joey Dockard

Ottawa senators have signed a three-year deal with goaltender Joey Dockard

Ottawa – Ottawa senators have signed a goaltender Joey is OK For a three-year contract.

The first two seasons of the deal were two-way and had an annual value of US $ 700,000 in the NHL and 5,000 175,000 in the American Hockey League in the first season, and 50,000 750,000 in the NHL and 000 300,000 in the second AHL.

The third season annual value of the one-way contract, 000 800,000.

North Andover, Mass., The 24-year-old Dockard spent most of the 2019-20 campaign with AHL’s Belleville senators, where he tied for team dominance with team wins (15). Over 24 games against average (2.60) and save percentage (.915).

He started the season with the ECHL’s Brampton Beast, a 7-5-0 record with one shutout over 12 matches.

In the 2015 NHL Draft, senators selected Dockard in the seventh round (199th overall), playing an NHL game and making 35 gains, 5-2 in Buffalo on April 4, 2019.

“We are very excited about Joey’s development,” Senators General Manager Pierre Dorian said in a statement. “He is a great, athletic goalie and an amazing puck handler who can unleash the confidence needed to compete at the highest level. He has become a valuable asset to our goaltending opportunities.”

This off-season the senators made big moves on goal, allowing for a long-term netminder Craig Anderson Leave in a free agency, then earn Matt Murray In trade with Pittsburgh and signed him to a four-year $ 25 million contract extension.

This report of the Canadian Press was first published on October 17, 2020.

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