Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray announced today that the club has signed defenceman Cody Ceci to a three-year entry-level contract.

Ceci, 18, was the Senators’ first-round pick (15th overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, which was held in June in Pittsburgh. An Ottawa native, Ceci has spent all of his three-season major junior career with the Ontario Hockey League’s Ottawa 67's, for whom he scored 17 goals and added 43 assists in 64 games last season. In 196 career games with the 67’s, he has registered 106 points (30 goals, 76 assists) and 54 penalty minutes.


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