While the league continues to trend towards speed and skill, the Ottawa Senators made an add for physicality and size.
Hearing that expected deal for Nate Thompson to Ottawa Senators is a 2 year deal at $1.65M AAV. #TSN— Aaron Ward (@NHL_AaronWard) July 1, 2017
Thompson has been in Anaheim the last three seasons, but playing less and less games. In only 30 matches last season, he has one goal and one assist, but had a 53.06 FO%. After not bringing back Chris Neil, this appears to be Ottawa’s way of replacing some of the grit on the fourth line,