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Bulletin: Senators and Neil agree to 4-year deal

Wednesday, 07.1.2009 / 8:24 PM ET / News
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Bulletin: Senators and Neil agree to 4-year deal
Audio from Bryan Murray (MP3 file) and Chris Neil (MP3 file).

– The Ottawa Senators today announced they have agreed to a four-year deal with right-winger Chris Neil.

In 2008-09, his seventh season with the Senators and in the National Hockey League, the 30-year old recorded three goals, seven assists and added 146 penalty minutes in 60 games. Neil missed 21 games with two separate leg injuries and one to the flu.

In 511 career games with Ottawa, Neil has recorded 61 goals and 73 assists, and he leads the franchise with 1,298 all-time career penalty minutes. In 68 career playoff games, he has scored four goals, added four assists and registered 111 penalty minutes.

Neil was Ottawa’s sixth-round pick, 161st overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.

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