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Sens sign winger Vladimir Tarasenko to 1-year deal | CBC News

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The 31-year-old Tarasenko notched 18 goals and 32 assists last season, which he split between the St. Louis Blues and the New York Rangers.

31-year-old has scored 30 goals in 6 NHL seasons

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Vladimir Tarasenko spent the first 11 seasons of his career in St. Louis, winning a Stanley Cup in 2019. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Ottawa Senators signed winger Vladimir Tarasenko on Thursday to a one-year contract worth $5 million US.

Tarasenko, 31, is a six-time 30-goal scorer in the NHL. 

Last season, he had 18 goals and 32 assists in 69 games split between the St. Louis Blues and New York Rangers.

Tarasenko had played the first 11 seasons of his career in St. Louis, winning a Stanley Cup in 2019, before he was traded to New York near last season’s trade deadline.

In 675 career games, he has totalled 270 goals and 304 assists.

Ottawa Mayor Mark Sutcliffe expressed his enthusiasm with the signing.

With files from the Canadian Press

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