Senators re-sign LW Hamel
Financial terms were not disclosed.
A sixth-round pick of St. Louis in 1995, Hamel was acquired by Ottawa from Washington in October 2003. He appeared in five games with the Senators in 2003-04 but failed to record a point.
The 28-year-old Hamel spent the 2004-05 season with Binghamton of the American Hockey League, finishing second on the team in scoring with a team-record 39 goals and 39 assists in 80 games. He led Binghamton in goals (29), assists (38) and points (67) and was named to the AHL First All-Star Team in 2003-04.
In 135 career games with Buffalo and Ottawa, Hamel has 13 goals and nine assists.