July 12, 2024

The Ottawa Senators have extended forward Cole Reinhardt’s contract for one year with a two-way deal, as announced by the NHL team on Friday. The contract is worth $775,000 in the NHL and $95,000 in the American Hockey League.

Hailing from Calgary and at 24 years old, Reinhardt had a productive season with the AHL’s Belleville Senators, tallying 23 points (eight goals, 15 assists) and 76 penalty minutes across 56 regular-season games. He also demonstrated his scoring prowess in Belleville’s seven Calder Cup playoff games, netting a goal in each.

Originally drafted by Ottawa in the sixth round (181st overall) in the 2020 NHL draft, Reinhardt made his sole NHL appearance on April 7, 2022, during Ottawa’s home game against Nashville.

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Steve Staios, the Senators’ president of hockey operations and general manager, praised Reinhardt’s skating ability and defensive prowess, highlighting his importance as a penalty killer. Staios expressed optimism about Reinhardt’s continued development in the upcoming 2024-25 season.

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