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Senators sign Colin Greening to three-year contract extension

Ottawa Senators' Colin Greening celebrates scoring the game winning goal during the third period of their NHL game against the Toronto Maple Leafs' in Ottawa February 23, 2013.


The Ottawa Senators signed left-winger Colin Greening to a three-year contract extension on Monday.

Greening will make $2-million in 2014-15, $2.75-million in 2015-16 and $3.2-million in 2016-17.

The 27-year-old native of St. John's, Nfld., was set to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2013-'14 season.

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Greening had eight goals and 11 assists with Ottawa in the lockout-shortened 2013 campaign. He added three goals and an assist in 10 playoff games.

The 6 foot 2, 217-pound Greening has 31 goals and 38 assists in 153 career NHL games.

Greening, a seventh-round pick in 2005, won a Calder Cup in 2011 with the American Hockey League's Binghamton Senators.

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