Picture of Jake Sanderson. He has signed an 8-year contract worth $64.4 million with the Senators.
Jake Sanderson has signed an 8-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators worth $64.4 million. His cap hit is $8.05 million.

In recent Ottawa Senators news, it has been announced that they have signed defenseman Jake Sanderson to an eight-year contract valued at $64.4 million. This contract will result in a $8.05 million yearly salary cap hit for the Senators.

Was this a huge overpay for Sanderson or is he worth every penny? I will let you decide in the comments below.

At the 2020 NHL entry draft, the Ottawa Senators selected Jake Sanderson in the first round as the 5th overall pick. Throughout his 1-season career, he has played in 77 games and accumulated 32 points.

Sanderson’s new contract features a 10-team modified no-trade clause starting in 2029-30.

What does the Jake Sanderson contract mean for the Ottawa Senators?

To get an idea of how Jake Sanderson’s contract impacts the Ottawa Senators’ projected cap space for the 2023-24 season, check out the updated salary cap information for the team.

The Senators currently have $895,953 available cap space for the coming season.

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Jake Sanderson contract breakdown


What are NHL fans saying about the Ottawa Senators signing Jake Sanderson?

Only 77 games played and the Senators sign Sanderson to an $8 million a year deal. That is a HUGE risk.

Sanderson is an elite skater and great defender. This will be a steal of a deal by the Sens in future years.

The dude has not proven anything yet. Dorion should be fired over this signing.

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