Senators sign Jared Cowen to entry-level contract


The Ottawa Senators announced today that they have signed 6'5", 215lb defenseman Jared Cowen to an entry-level contract. Cowen was Ottawa's first pick at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, selected ninth overall in the first round.

Cowen is captain of the WHL's Spokane Chiefs. He leads the team in plus/minus with +17, and also has 6 goals and 13 assists in 39 games.

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