Tuesday August 19th, 2014

The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Clarke MacArthur to a five-year contract extension worth $23.5 million, general manager Bryan Murray announced Tuesday.

MacArthur, 29, set career highs with 24 goals and 78 penalty minutes and recorded 31 assists in 79 games in 2013-14, his first season with the Senators. The 2003 third-round pick has also had stints with Buffalo, Atlanta and Toronto.

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MacArthur has registered 117 goals, 151 assists and 307 penalty minutes in 482 regular season games over nine seasons.

The Senators went 37-31-14 and missed the playoffs last season. 

- Chris Johnson

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