National Hockey League

Senators, Smith agree to extension

Ottawa, ON (Sports Network) - The Ottawa Senators signed center Zack Smith to a four-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season on Wednesday.

The annual average value of the contract is $1,887,500.

Smith, 24, posted career highs in goals (14), assists (12) and points (26) a season ago, while playing in all but one of Ottawa's 82 regular-season games.

A third-round pick of the Senators in 2008, Smith has appeared in 152 regular- season contests, all with Ottawa, compiling 20 goals and 18 assists for 38 points.

09/05 14:56:18 ET

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