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Senators, Matt Duchenes agent have held contract discussions

Senators, Matt Duchenes agent have held contract discussions
Published On: Sun, Nov 18
Mar 8, 2015; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) makes a toe save on a shot from Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne (8). The Senators defeated the Flames 5-4 in a shootout at the Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

The recent Uber scandal might not deter the Ottawa Senators from signing Matt Duchene to a contract extension.

Duchenea€™s agent, Pat Brisson, recently met face to face with Senators brass for the second time this season to discuss a new contract for his client, Sportsneta€™s Chris Johnston reported Saturday during the Headlines segment of Hockey Night in Canada.

The 27-year-old centre, whose current cap hit is $6 million, is slated to become an unrestricted free agent after the season.

Ottawaa€™s other significant pending UFA is Mark Stone. The skilled two-way winger signed a one-year, $7.35-million deal in the summer as an RFA.

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