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Brandon Fortunato: Won't be retained by club
Fortunato will not receive a qualifying offer from the Senators and will hit the free-agent market, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Fortunato has yet to break into the NHL and logged just 13 games in the AHL last year. The 25-year-old blueliner will be hard-pressed to secure an NHL contract and will need to either move overseas or accept a minor-league-only deal in order to extend his professional career.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Brandon Fortunato: Traded to Ottawa
The Senators acquired Fortunato and a 2023 seventh-round pick via trade from the Predators on Monday for Erik Gudbranson, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Fortunato is in the final year of his entry-level contract, and he has yet to make his NHL debut. The 24-year-old spent last season exclusively in the ECHL, and he's played nine games in the AHL this year without a point. Fortunato likely will need a few more years in the minors before getting a chance at the NHL level.... See More ... See Less
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