The Ottawa Senators have crossed another item off their off-season To Do list, signing restricted free agent centre Derek Grant to a one year, two way contract.
Grant was scheduled for an arbitration hearing on July 24th.
Grant appeared in 20 games for the Senators last season and looked pretty comfortable in his time with the big club. He also had 12 goals and 22 points in 46 games with the Binghamton Senators. With Turris, Zibanejad, Legwand, Smith, Lazar and Pageau all as centres, Grant is going to be hard pressed to find his way back into the NHL this season. He really seems like an ideal fourth line centre but that position belongs to Zack Smith right now.
Robin Lehner is the last RFA without a contract.